March 15, 2016
LIFE SCIENCES & LEADERS FROM FRANCE & USA WEIGH IN ON NEW ENGLAND'S MOMENTUM, OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES IN THE YEAR AHEAD
In 2015, our region continued to play a major global role in Biotechnolgy and Life Sciences as was seen by new companies, IPOs, Mergers and Acquisitions, and finally, evolution of local real estate. The rising figure reflected an industry-wide focus on drugs for rare diseases and key areas of critical unmet medical needs.
Tuesday, March 15
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Genzyme Center, 500 Kendall Street,Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions
5:30 – 6:01 PM Registration / Meet & Greet
6:00 – 8:15 PM Event Program
8:15 – 9:00 PM Networking Cocktail
6:00 - 6:10: Welcome & Introductions.
Philippe Sauvage, CFO Genzyme / Sanofi Genzyme
Patrick Bian, FACCNE President
6:10- 6:15: Meeting Organisation & Format
Laure Berliner, FABS and Gigi Shafai, FABS
6:15 - 6:45: Expert Overview of 2015 Headlines & 2016 Perspectives in NE Life Sciences.
Presented by: Don Seiffert, BioFlash Editor, Boston Business Journal.
Moderator: Shahin Gharakhanian, MD, Annual Panorama Program Committee Leader, FABS.
6:45 -7:15: PANEL ONE
Bringing Life Sciences Innovation to Those Who Need It Most
Geraldine Carroll, Director, Patient Advocacy Relations, BIOGEN
Penney Cowan, Executive Director, American Chronic Pain Association
Steve Smith, Founder, PatientValueCrunch LLC
Moderator: Amanda Seeff-Charny, Patient Advocacy & Professional Relations, NYC
7:15 – 7:45: PANEL TWO
Financing Innovation & Investment Trends Circa 2016
Mark Day, PhD, Alexion
Sam Murphy, PhD IMS Health Capital
Imran Nasrullah, Boehringer Ingelheim
Jean-Luc Bodmer, Genocea
7:45 – 8:10: Special Keynote Lecture
Healthcare Innovation- what it means and the CRISPR-CAS Technology
Sandra Glucksmann, COO EDITAS Medecine
8:15 - 9:00: Meeting Conclusion & Thanks
Ludivine Wolczik, FACCNe, Executive Director
Laure Berliner, PharmD, Chairperson, French-American Biotech SpringBoard (FABS)
Shahin Gharakhanian, MD, Program Committee Leader, Annual New England Life Sciences Panorama (FABS)
Cecile Pastel-Levy, MD,FABS
Gigi Shafai, PharmD, FABS
James Shanahan, MBA, FABS
Ludivine Wolczik, Executive Director, French-American Chamber of Commerce of New England (FACCNE)
FACCNE Members - $ 35.00
Non-Members - $ 50.00
Students and YP Members - $ 20.00
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