The White Hat Life Science Investor Conference at the  Phoenix Convention Center

is your opportunity to connect and engage with our regional health innovation community.



The Phoenix Convention Center

is minutes way from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

and a short walk from the PBC.  

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Today innovators across the Rocky Mountain Southwest Region are pioneering new ways to :

  • Prevent disease and improve health.

  • Provide more timely and accurate diagnostics

  • Personalize therapies so that the right patient gets the right treatments at the right time and has the best possible outcome

  • Engineer medical devices that improve the quality of life 

  • Utilize the best of information technology to promote healthy behaviors, manage disease, and improve care. 

White Hat Investors 2024, a biotech and healthcare investor conference, showcases exciting biotech and med tech companies from across the Rocky Mountain & Southwest Region September 18-19, 2024 during Arizona Bioscience Week.

Use the Arizona Bioscience Week App to connect with a new generation of biotech and healthcare pioneers.

Arizona Bioscience Week App & Partnering

Registered attendees will be enrolled in the Arizona Bioscience Week Partnering App.   

This will provide access to the schedule of  full week of AZBW 2024 educational events and exclusive White Hat 2024 features.

White Hat attendees will have exclusive access to:

  • Set up 1:1 White Hat Partnering Meetings in person or online

  • Special White Hat Investor Panels

  • Spotlight Presentations from 32 Life Science Companies competitively selected by a panel of investors.

Invitations to the AZBW 2024 app will be sent to registered attendees the week of September 2, 2024.

Meeting space for in-person meetings will be provided on September 19th.


Is White Hat for You?  


"The Arizona bioscience community is one of the best kept investment secrets in the western United States.  

White Hat attracts large and small investors and provides a chance to support new life science companies

and make some money in the process!"  White Hat 2024 co-chair Jason Jardine


32 Exciting Presenting Companies

  • Diagnostics Companies

  • Therapeutics (Drugs and Biologics) Companies

  • Medical Device Companies

  • Health IT, Telemedicine, and mHealth Companies

White Hat Presenting Companies are selected from applications submitted from companies across the Rocky Mountain Southwest by a panel of life science investors.


Who should attend?

  • Angel Investors

  • Family Offices

  • Venture Capital Firms

  • Institutional Investors

  • Strategic Investors

  • Supporting Organizations

  • Life Science Companies Seeking Investment and Strategic Partners


The White Hat Life Science Investor Conference is held every two years.  Alternate years are supported by the Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference in Colorado. This fundraising metric is based on Crunchbase data and SEC reports filed by White Hat presenting companies in the years following their appearance at White Hat.

Investors receive complimentary access to all Arizona Bioscience Week events including White Hat. 

Investor is defined as a representative of a family office, investment fund, corporate investment /business development professional for life science oriented firms (strategic investors), granting foundations, venture capital firm, and accredited investors.   (Accredited investor status is subject to validation/certification when requesting complimentary registration.)

White Hat's 32 Presenting Companies
will be announced in June & July 2024.

Click the logos below to see who is presenting at White Hat.



State Bioindustry Association Partners



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White Hat is a signature component of Arizona Bioscience Week. Click the image to learn more

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