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Event

Title:

EPPIC Annual Conference: Emerging Trends and Opportunities in Life Sciences
Date: January 10, 2010
Time: 7:30am-7:00pm

Location:

Crowne Plaza-Cabana Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

Sponsor: EPPIC

Event details:

EPPIC 2010 Conference Agenda

7:30 AM - 8:10 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:10 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome: Jagath Reddy Junutula, (EPPIC President & Scientist, Genentech)
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Plenary Speaker: Corey Goodman (Co-Founder & MD, venBio LLC, former President Pfizer-BBC)
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM SESSION 1: PERSONALIZED/TARGETED MEDICINE
  Keynote: Sara Kenkare-Mitra (VP, Genentech)
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Panel Discussion:
  Moderator: Meeta Patnaik (VP, Lab. Corp. of America);
Dave Johnson (COO & Sr. VP, Gene Security Network);
Steve Rosenberg (CSO, CardioDx);
Vance Vanier (CMO, Navigenics);
John J. Sninsky (VP, Celera Corporation);
Paul Billings (CSO, El Camino Real Hospital Genomic Medicine Institute)
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM SESSION 2: NETWORKING BREAK AND DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS
11:15 AM – 11:35 AM SESSION 3: FEATURED PRESENTATIONS
  LamdaGen Corporation (Proprietary optical bio-sensors - Bringing Nanotechnology to Biotechnology)
11:35 AM - 11:55 AM A Presentation by Nature Biotech Editor
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1.00 PM – 1.30 PM SESSION 4: CURRENT TRENDS IN BIOSIMILARS
  Keynote: Wassim Nashabeh (Sr. Dir., Genentech)
1.30 PM – 2.30 PM Panel Discussion:
  Moderator: Anie Roche (VP, Adamas Pharmaceuticals);
Arun Nataraj (Assoc. Dir., Lonza);
Sean Meduck (Sr. Mgr, Genentech);
Stan Yakatan (Managing Partner, Katan Associates);
Bruce Mackler (Consultant on FDA matters)
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm SESSION 5: NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN MEDICAL DEVICES
  Keynote: Tom Fogarty (President, Fogarty Eng. & Institute of Innovation)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Panel Discussion:
  Moderator: Kern Bhugra (CEO, Tibion Bionic Tech.);
S. Nandakumar (CEO, Perfint);
Atish Babu (VC, Nexus India Capital);
David Wood (President & CEO, Spinal Modulation);
Kenneth R. Allen (Patent Lawyer, Townsend, Townsend & Crew LLP)
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm SESSION 6: NETWORKING AND DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm SESSION 7: THE FUTURE OF LIFE SCIENCE FUNDING - Panel
  Moderator: Ravi Kiron (Managing Director, Adjuvant Global Advisors, LLC);
Anula Jayasuriya (VC, Evolvence India Life Science Fund);
Vijay Chandru (CEO, Strand Life Sciences & President, ABLE, India);
Andrew Chung (VC, Light Speed);
Mudit Jain (VC, Synergy Life Science Partners);
Nagesh Mhatre (Partner, The Angels Forum - Halo Fund)
5:45 pm - 6.00 pm Closing Remarks: Anula Jayasuriya (EPPIC Board Chairperson)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Evening Reception: Cocktails and light refreshments



Additional information and/or registration:

Registration required. For additional information and to register, visit the EPPIC website.

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