Life Science Leader Summit - VISION 2020 Series

Predict, Discuss and
invent the future of the
Life Science Industry

LS2 is

2020 Life Science Leader Summits

Anyone that has been a biopharma/medtech executive for more than 5 minutes knows that finding a forum of peers to have a deep, candid discussion about industry challenges is hard to find.  Sure, there are conferences everywhere- but those are more about sponsor presentations and free keychains.

Introducing LS2 – a small, private, exclusive Summit designed by life science executives, like you.

Attendees per Event
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What - When - Where

From marketing managers to CEOs, sales specialists to medical affairs – all of our LS2 Summit attendees are looking to stay on top of the latest trends and break department silos.

Join 35 bright life science executives as we enjoy a round table discussion on the biggest challenges facing the industry.

  • Industry Update

    Regulation, reputation, and reform- what is means to our future

  • Winning the War on Patients

    How can technology and partnerships accelerate trial recruitment

  • Winning the War on Talent

    How can leaders create enriching cultures that improve the ethnic and gender diversity on boards and beyond

  • Future of Customer Engagement

    Cutting edge strategies and tactics that allow us to be better listeners and provide greater value

  • Promise of Artificial Intelligence

    Will the promise of AI and ML revolutionize the Clinical and Commercial models

Limited to 35 Attendees per Summit

LS2 at Wharton - UPENN

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

LS2 at UC San Diego

Scripps Institute

San Diego, CA

LS2 at Stanford University

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

LS2 at Harvard

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

LS2 at Wellcome Genome Campus

Hinxton, Saffron Walden CB10 1SA

United Kingdom

LS2 at University of Paris

5 Blvd. de La Tour-Maubourg

Paris, France

Check out the
Life Science Leader Summit

You will recognize the industry’s most prolific visionaries have joined our prestigious faculty.

If you have a message and a mission to share, please start the faculty application process today.


or you can sign in using email

2020 Summit Sample Agenda

We bring the Life Science Leader Summit to leading academic settings, appropriate for our high level discussions. 

Although we have multiple dates and locations, we have the same core schedule that stimulates conversation on the biggest headwinds facing the industry.




  • 09:30 - 10:00
  • Winter is Coming: Industry Update
Frank F. Dolan


  • 10:00 - 11:00
  • C-Suite Panel: Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic
Frank F. Dolan


  • 11:00 - 11:30
  • Leaders Guide to Managing Uncertainty
Group Discussion

8 person roundtables

  • 11:30 - 12:15
  • Leader Panel: Winning the War on Talent
Angie Aldinger

Vice President

  • 12:45 - 1:45
  • Case Study: Can Technology Uncover or Discover Underlying Disease
Aswin Chandrakantan, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

  • 1:45- 2:30
  • Clinical/Medical Panel: Creating Enterprise Value Through Innovation
Group Discussion

8 person roundtables

  • 2:45 - 3:30
  • Case Study: Using Artificial Intelligence to Understand Customers
Hans Kaspersetz

Chief Strategist

  • 3:30 - 4:30
  • Marketing Panel: Delivering Value to Patients, Payers, & Providers
Case Study

Summit Chairpersons

  • 4:30 - 5:15
  • Role and Responsibility of Industry Influencers
Frank F. Dolan


  • 5:30 - 7:30
  • Networking Reception

Summit Passes

Please note that attendance is strictly for current members of recognized Biotech, Pharma, and MedTech organizations ONLY.  Every attendee is screened and approved upon application.

ONE LS2 Summit


Summit Pass to one event.  Summit meals, refreshments, wine reception included.  Professional headshots, LinkedIn consultation, 1 year dues to private LS2 social media membership.

2020 LS2 Series - ALL Summits


Summit Pass to one event.  Summit meals, refreshments, wine reception included.  Professional headshots, LinkedIn consultation, 1 year dues to private LS2 social media membership.

Priority SUMMIT Pass

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All 2020 Summits Audio & Video.  Summit meals, refreshments, wine reception included.  Professional headshots, LinkedIn consultation, 1 year dues to private LS2 social media membership.

Give me the Summit Guide

Receive the Life Science Summit Overview  and FAQ document

Event Gallery

Over the last 2 years, the Life Science Leader Summit has sparked the biggest ideas with the most decorated executives.  You will find us at places like Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton.  You will find our best practices shaping the industry.

Want to see a Session

Check out the discussion about Executive’s need to build network and reputation in today’s online ecosystem.  You may realize there is a lot of opportunity that you need to capitalize on to build a reputation online and in industry to stay relevant.

Omar M. Khateeb interviews one of the biggest names in life science, Joe Mullings.

Frequently Asked Questions

From entrepreneurs to developers, marketing managers, CEOs and policymakers – all of our 5,000 attendees are looking to stay on top of the latest trends

The Life Science Leader Summits 2020 Schedule is:

April 2 – UC San Diego

April 9 – Stanford University

April 30 – Harvard University

May 21 – Wharton at UPENN

June 11 – Greater London area

August 13 – Paris

All current employees of bonefide biotech, pharma, or medtech companies are welcome.  Roles of past attendees include: sales, managed markets, training, operations, medical affairs, clinical affairs, compliance, executive leadership, and more.

No.  We are thankful for the many industry partners that help our businesses; however, LS2 is designed for and run by life science executives.

Please see the Passes section of this page for more information on current pricing

In the last two years of the Summit series, all attendees have had their employer reimburse them for their pass.  This is a common developmental expense.  All top 100 biopharma companies have had employees at our Summits.

We do not provide details of attendees, only faculty members (see the Faculty webpage). Please use the LinkedIn group (Life Science Leader Advisor Group) to enquire about others going as well as hear from past attendees.

Attendees have included employees from:

Amgen, Biogen, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, GRAIL, Aimmune, Sage Therapeutics, Alkermes, GSK, Merck, Sanofi, Novartis, Bristol Myers Squibb, Spark Therapeutics, UCB, Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Retrophin, Otsuka, AMAG, Takeda, Shire, Alnylam, Dicerna, Aegerion, Zealand Pharma, Agios, Dicephera, Concert Pharma, Ohana Bioscience, bluebird bio, Momenta, Lilly, Sarepta, Regeneron, Acorda, Vertex, Sunovion, Dermira, Corcept, Amarin, Alexion, Akcea, Adamas, Abbott, AbbVie, Blueprint Medicines, Voyager, DexCom, Evidation, Livongo, and many more.

About Us

ARSENAL ADVISORS is a peer driven community of accomplished life science executives that shape the future of commercialization.  Together, we create content and experiences that access ideas and accelerate innovation.

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