AGENDA


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8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

8:10 a.m. Plenary Keynote Panel: Katie Hall, Marina Mavrakis, Anne Marie Fink, Eric Upin & Josh Lerner

Katie Hall, CEO & CIO, Hall Capital Partners 
Eric Upin, Managing Partner, Makena Capital Management
Anne-Marie Fink,, Chief Investment Officer, Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island
Marina Mavrakis, Managing Director, Head of Private Equity, High Yield & Distressed Investments, TIAA-CREF

Moderator
Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School

8:40 a.m. Plenary Keynote

9:30 a.m. Track A - Panel 1: Funds - To Raise Your VC Fund Today You Must...

Moderator:
Michael Fitzgerald, Contributing Editor, MIT Sloan Management Review

Panelists:
Narayan Chowdhury, Managing Director, Franklin Park Associates
Christopher Walker, Principal, HarbourVest
Alex Bangash, Managing Director, Rumson Group
Holly Holtz, Managing Director, Shinrun Advisors

9:30 a.m. Track B - Panel 1: Deals – The Venture Crystal Ball: Peering Into The Next Five Years

Moderator:
Lawrence Aragon, Digital Editor, Reuters Deals Group

Panelists:
Neeraj Agrawal, General Partner, Battery Ventures
Michael Greeley, General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Scott Kupor, Partner & COO, Andreessen Horowitz
Matt Oguz, Founding Partner, Palo Alto Venture Science

9:30 a.m. ExecConnect Meetings Commence

10:00 a.m. Track A - Panel 2: Funds - Bull Vs. Bear - Is There A Performance Based Case For VC?

Moderator:
Alastair Goldfisher, Editor in Chief, Venture Capital Journal

Panelists:
Michael Moy, Managing Director, Pension Consulting Alliance
Cheryl Maliwanag, Director, Pathway Capital Management
David York, Managing Director, Top Tier Capital Partners
Georges van Hoegaerden, Managing Director, The Venture Company

10:00 a.m. Track B - Panel 2: Deals - Exit Market Outlook

Moderator:
Joanna Glasner , Senior Editor, peHUB.com

Panelists:
Lee Counselman, Managing Director - Global Technology Mergers & Acquisitions, Deutsche Bank
Marc Brown, Managing Director, Corporate Development, Global Head of M&A & Strategic Investments, Microsoft Corp.
David Ethridge, Senior Vice President, NYSE Capital Markets Group, NYSE Euronext
Scott Maxwell, Senior Managing Director & Founder, OpenView Venture Partners

10:30 a.m. Track A - Panel 3: Funds - The Defining Traits of an Exceptional VC - An LP Perspective

Moderator:
Mahendra Ramsinghani, Managing Director, First Step Fund

Panelists:
Anne Dinneen, Director of Investments, The James Irvine Foundation
James S. Tybur , Principal, Performance Equity
Peter Lacaillade, Director, Private Equity, SCS Financial Services
Jason Andris, Managing Director , VIA Funds

10:30 a.m. Track B - Panel 3: VC Roundtable: Top Emerging Managers Speak

Moderator:
Peter Kehrli, Senior Manager, Rothstein Kass

Panelists:
Lee Hower, Partner, NextView Ventures
David Frankel, Managing Partner, Founder Collective
Serguei Kouzmine, Managing Partner, Quantum Wave Fund
Suraj Kumar Rajwani, Co-founder & Partner, DoubleRock

11:00 a.m. Coffee Break

11:30 a.m. Venture Alpha Keynoter 1: Mark Suster

Keynotes:
Mark Suster, Partner, GRP Partners

12:00 p.m. Venture Alpha Keynoter 2: Shervin Pishevar

Keynotes:
Shervin Pishevar, Co-CEO, Sherpa Foundry, and Venture Advisor, Menlo Ventures,

Moderator:
Lawrence Aragon, Digital Editor, Reuters Deals Group

12:30 p.m. Plenary Lunch

1:20 p.m. Plenary Keynote: Peter Barris

Peter Barris, Managing General Partner, NEA 

2:00 p.m. Track A - Panel 4: Funds – Terms & Conditions Update For VC Funds

Moderator:
Mark Boslet, Senior Editor, Venture Capital Journal

Panelists:
Shari Young, Senior Private Equity Consultant, Hewitt EnnisKnupp
Greg Bohlen, Managing Director, Venture Capital, Private Assets, Morgan Creek Capital
Brian Abrams, Alternative Investments, Alcatel-Lucent Investment Management Corporation

2:00 p.m. Track B - Panel 4: Deals - The Future of Media

Moderator:
Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief & Publisher, MIT Technology Review

Panelists:
Amish Jani, Founder & Managing Director, FirstMark Capital
Eric Hippeau, Managing Director, Lerer Ventures
Peter Pham, Co-Founder, Science Inc.

2:30 p.m. Track A - Panel 5: Funds - Finding & Backing the Next 5x Emerging Manager

Moderator:
Mahendra Ramsinghani, Managing Director, First Step Fund

Panelists:
Michael Kim, Managing Partner, Cendana Capital
Beezer Clarkson, COO & Managing Director, SAP Ventures
Trey Hart, VP, Northern Trust

2:30 p.m. Track B - Panel 5: Deals - Most Disruptive Technology of the Next Five Years Will Be….

Moderator:
John Furrier, Editor, CEO & Founder, SiliconAngle Media

Panelists:
Dan Ciporin, General Partner, Canaan Partners
Jeff Fagnan, Partner, Atlas Venture
Court Coursey, Managing Partner, TomorrowVentures

3:00 p.m. Track A - Panel 6: Funds - LP Roundtable on Trending Topics in VC

Moderator:
Joanna Glasner , Senior Editor, peHUB.com

Panelists:
Diana Frazier, Managing Partner, FLAG Capital Management
Georganne Perkins, Managing Director, Fisher Lynch Capital
Eric T. Fitzgerald, Director - Alternative Investments, MetLife Investments

3:00 p.m. Track B - Panel 6: Deals - Who Will Survive the Accelerator Shakeout?

Moderator:
Mark Boslet, Senior Editor, Venture Capital Journal

Panelists:
Sunil Sharma, Managing Director - Chief Connector, Extreme Startups
Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, MIT
John Harthorne, Founder & CEO, MassChallenge
Dave McClure, Founding Partner, 500 Startups

3:30 p.m. Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. VC - Entrepreneur Spotlight Session 1: Rod Favaron & Adam Marcus

Moderator:
Alastair Goldfisher, Editor in Chief, Venture Capital Journal

Panelists:
Adam Marcus, Managing Director, OpenView Venture Partners
Rod Favaron, President & CEO, Spreadfast

4:20 p.m. VC - Entrepreneur Spotlight Session 2: Katherine Barr & James Slider

Moderator:
Alastair Goldfisher, Editor in Chief, Venture Capital Journal

Panelists:
J Sider, CEO & Founder, BandPage
Katherine Barr, Managing Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures

4:40 p.m. Venture Alpha Keynote 3: Bijan Sabet

Keynotes:
Bijan Sabet, General Partner, Spark Capital

Moderator:
Lawrence Aragon, Digital Editor, Reuters Deals Group

5:15 p.m.  VCJ Networking Reception

7:00 p.m. Day 2 Concludes