Agenda

Thursday, May 10, 2012

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Area
8:45 – 10:00 a.m. Plenary Session

2012 Partnering Trends & Introduction to Dealmakers’ Intentions Survey
Jeff Stewart, Associate Practice Executive, Campbell Alliance

VC Panel Discussion
Survival: Capitalizing Innovation through Partnerships AND Alternative Financing Mechanisms

Moderator: Jeffrey Baumel, Esq., Partner, SNR Denton

Panelists:
Peter Day, Managing Director, Biopharma Investment Banking, Leerink Swann
Dalton Einhorn, Principal, Johnson & Johnson Development Corp.
Zev Scherl, General Partner, NewSpring Capital
Jeff Stewart, Associate Practice Executive, Campbell Alliance

   
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Networking Break in the Exhibit Area
10:00 –  Noon Ongoing 30-Minute Partnering Sessions
10:15 –  Noon Ongoing 15-Minute Company Presentations
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Plenary Luncheon
Combining Our Strengths: New Pathways to Life Science Innovation
Peter N. Kellogg, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Merck & Co., Inc.
   
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Networking Break in the Exhibit Area
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Ongoing 30-Minute Partnering Sessions
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Ongoing 15-Minute Company Presentations
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Plenary Session
Pharmaceutical Innovation, Dollars and ‘Sense’
Research Saves Lives

Walter H. Moos, Ph.D., Vice President of the Biosciences Division, SRI International
   
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Ongoing 30-Minute Partnering Sessions
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Ongoing 15-Minute Company Presentations
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. International Networking Cocktail Reception Featuring French Wine and French Bio-Clusters
6:00 – 7:45 p.m. Plenary Dinner & Keynote
The Transformation of Sanofi into a Global Healthcare Leader
Marc Bonnefoi, DVM, Ph.D., Head of the North America R&D Hub and Head of Disposition, Safety and Animal Research Scientific Core Platform, Sanofi
7:45 – 9:00 p.m. Networking Dessert Reception in the Exhibit Area

 

Friday, May 11, 2012

7:45 – 8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Area
8:15 – 10:30 a.m. Plenary Session – Panel Discussions:International Panel – Focused on JapanModerator:
Michael J. Lerner, Chair, Life Sciences Group, Lowenstein Sandler PC

Panelists:
Minako Inenaga, Director- Business Development, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Frank Borriello, M.D. Ph.D., Director, Corporate Development, Millenium: The Takeda Oncology Company
James Foley, Ph.D., Aqua Partners LLC
June Nguyen, Head of Business Development, Eisai

University Panel  – Tech Transfer

Moderator:
Mahmoud Mahmoudian, Managing Director, Pharma Partnering, Alborz BioVentures

Panelists:
Vivian Berlin, Director of Business Development, Life Sciences, Harvard University
Ofra Weinberger, Director Health Services, Columbia University
Abram Goldfinger, Executive Director, Industrial Liaison/Technology Transfer, New York University
Keith Marmer, Director of the Office of Technology Development, Penn State College of Medicine
Susan Rohrer, Senior Director, Licensing & External Research, Merck & Co., Inc

   
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Networking Break in the Exhibit Area
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ongoing 30-Minute Partnering Sessions
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ongoing 15-Minute Company Presentations
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Plenary Luncheon
Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute
Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Economic Development, Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Associate Director, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers, the State University of New JerseyJOBS Act Panel

Moderator:

Panelists:
Charles Crain, Manager, Policy & Research, Biotechnology Industry Organization

   
1:45 p.m. Meeting Adjourns