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CED Life Science Conference

February 26  |  8:00 am - February 27  |  5:00 pm

$275 – $675
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2019 Life Conference February 26-27, 2019

As the premier event for Life Science entrepreneurs in the Southeast, the CED LSC attracts 800+ attendees including trailblazing entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders, and industry visionaries from across the nation. Hosted by the Council of Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the mission of the two-day event is to showcase entrepreneurial companies and connect them with partners, investors, and other organizations to accelerate business growth.

Registration for the conference includes:

  • Two-day pass to all main agenda content (speakers and company presentations)
  • Access to in-person networking in the Innovation Room
  • One-on-one meeting scheduling through the mobile app (to be opened in late January)
  • Join us for a full afternoon of content, a networking reception and more!
  • Entrepreneurial Companies will also have access to an exclusive workshop pre-conference to hear from Investors and Serial Entrepreneurs.

Experience two days of valuable programming and connections in the Southeast. Whether you are head down running your company or actively seeking funding, the CED Life Science Conference is the can’t-miss gathering of NC’s vibrant entrepreneurial community.

Registration Rates:

Registration Type Early Rate
11/13 – 1/31
Regular Rate
2/1 – 2/20
On-site Rate
2/26 – 2/27
Entrepreneurial Company – CED Partner $275 $325 $400
Entrepreneurial Company $475 $550 $625
CED Partner $500 $600 $675
General Attendee $650 $750 $825
University / Tech Transfer Professional $500 $600 $675


Join CED for Best Rates, Resources, and More.  With an expanding community of more than 400 member companies, CED connects entrepreneurial companies with high-value resources to accelerate business growth. Are you an entrepreneur looking to go further faster? Or a partner looking to fuel tomorrow’s success stories? Join CED for access to the network, our resources, and best rates to CED programs & conferences. Click Here for CED Membership

Refund Policy:

To request a refund, please submit a formal request to CED’s Business Manager, Debbie Burke.

Due to pre-registration costs and guarantees, refunds cannot be made within 10 business days of the event. If you are unable to attend, your registration can be transferred to a colleague. In this case, the substitute attendee must present a copy of the registration receipt or email verification to be admitted to the event. In the event of postponement, all registrations and sponsorship will be transferred to the new event date. CED reserves the right to evaluate your request and grant refunds on a case by case basis. Please contact Debbie Burke at [email protected].org to submit your request.

Hotel Accommodations

Make sure you book your stay in Raleigh soon! The following hotels are offering discounted room rates to our conference attendees but you must book your room by the dates indicated below.

Rooms are limited, hurry while they last!

Raleigh Marriott City Center $199 – book by 1/31

 The CED Room Block is sold out for Tuesday night.  To book a room on Tuesday at the Marriott, please contact the hotel directly for current room rate and availability. Hotel phone: 919-833-1120

Sheraton Raleigh  $189 – book by 2/6

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February 26  |  8:00 am
February 27  |  5:00 pm
$275 – $675


Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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