Frequently asked questions

Please visit our website here. For more specific questions, please reach out to  

Yes, registration is required for this event. Please register using the link provided in your e-mail invitation. If you did not receive a copy, please e-mail

Yes, the Union League requests all attendees follow the clubhouse dress code. Please click here for details. In summary, jacket and collared shirt for men (tie preferred) and business suit or dress for women. No jeans.

Yes, this conference is by invite only. To add a colleague or contact to the invitation list, please e-mail

When you enter Union League, you will be greeted by a Security Ambassador. Please let them know you are attending the Hard Science Innovation Forum. They will direct you to Lincoln Hall. The check-in table will be available outside Lincoln Hall. 

The conference is from 9am-5pm. Continental breakfast and registration will open at 8:30am. The conference will be followed by a cocktail reception from 5pm-7pm. All events will take place at Union League. 

​Yes, we welcome you to come for any length of time. We ask that you please check-in upon arrival. The check-in table will be available all day.

Yes. Continental breakfast and a full lunch will be provided for all attendees. The conference will conclude with a cocktail reception, including drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

Please contact for any special requests. We will do our best to accommodate. We will always have a vegetarian option for all meals.

You are welcome to step outside the meeting areas to take phone calls in the hallway, however we are unable to provide private meeting space for calls. We recommend walking a few blocks to the Ritz Carlton lobby, where there is plenty of seating and tables.

Please contact for any questions regarding the Hard Science Innovation Forum.

Schedule a one-on-one meeting

If you are an investor or strategic interested in meeting with one of our portfolio companies one-on-one, please click here to speak with a member of the IP Group team. Please visit our website for more information on our growing portfolio.