17th Annual Healthcare Private Equity & Finance Conference

February 19-20, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place 
Chicago, IL 60611

The healthcare and life science markets are in a period of dramatic change. Despite this change, successful private equity funds can still execute deals and achieve capital growth by implementing the right strategies in the right markets. Join us at the premier two-day healthcare-focused private equity, lending and finance conference as we continue to explore new ways to successfully close transactions and achieve growth. This year’s conference will again include presentations by companies seeking investment or financing.

6 Things You Don't Want to Miss at This Year’s Conference

1. Keynote Speakers

Doris Kearns Goodwin | Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1 – 1:45 p.m.
Goodwin is a world-renowned presidential historian, public speaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Her seventh book, “Leadership in Turbulent Times,” was published in September 2018 to critical acclaim and became an instant New York Times bestseller. Goodwin appears frequently on programs such as “Meet the Press” and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

Aneesh Chopra | Thursday Feb. 20, 10:10 – 10:55 a.m
Chopra is the president of CareJourney, an open data intelligence service launched by Hunch Analytics, a “hatchery” he co-founded to incubate ideas that improve the productivity of health and education markets. From 2009 to 2012, Chopra was the first U.S. chief technology officer and, prior to that, was Virginia’s fourth secretary of technology. His public service focused on better public-private collaboration as described in his book, “Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government.”

2. Women in Private Equity Breakfast | Thursday, Feb. 20, 8 – 9 a.m.

We are excited to host our fourth annual Women in PE networking breakfast in conjunction with this conference, to continue advancing and connecting women in the industry. This year, Doris Kearns Goodwin will join us to share additional thoughts about female leadership in this important industry.

3. Company Connection Opportunities

As noted on our agenda, we will again provide two tracks of company presentations on Day 2 of the conference. Come see what they have to offer and how their products are changing the industry. Like last year, we also will profile healthcare, life sciences and biotech companies that are seeking capital or wishing to promote their organizations. If your organization fits this criteria and would like to be included as a featured company in our publication distributed onsite, please complete the company overview form by Feb. 12.

4. Women’s CEO Panel | Wednesday, Feb. 19, Track D, 3:35 p.m.

This year’s women’s leadership panel — Evolution of Female Leadership in Healthcare Companies: The CEO Panel — will provide a platform for a more intimate conversation with women CEOs about the evolution of female leadership in healthcare companies.

5. Four Substantive Program Tracks

This year’s agenda provides flexibility and variety for unlimited combinations of the right programming for you and your organization. View the agenda to start planning your schedule now.

6. Excellent Networking Opportunities

Meet fellow attendees during strategically timed coffee breaks, an opening cocktail reception, two networking lunches and many pockets of meeting space throughout the hotel space.

Learn more about the McGuireWoods Healthcare Private Equity practice here


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