Posted by: Audrey Erbes | November 17, 2009

Audrey’s Life Science Meeting Picks for Balance of This Week


There are so many interesting events the balance of this week prior to next week’s blackout for Thanksgiving holiday that I’m writing this special edition of Audrey’s Picks of the Month to be sure you look at them. I’ve listed the topics and speakers below. You can find complete details in the downloadabe Word document  MeetingLisNov1709

Note the discount for my “Bioscience Business Development: Building Value” course at UCSC Extension Dec. 3-4 ends this Thursday, Nov. 19th. Have a great Thanksgiving! 

  • Palo Alto AWIS, Wednesday Evening, November 18, 2009

Topic: “10 Top Tips for Using Linked In Effectively”, Speaker: Patrice Reid, Career Management Consultant, Date and Time: Wednesday, Nov. 18 2009, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Wed. Evening, Nov. 18

Topic: “The development of the LATITUDE Patient Management System”, Speaker: Ken Hoyme, Sr. Fellow – Systems Engineering, Boston Scientific – Cardiac Rhythm Management , Date and Time: Wednesday,  November 18, 2009,  7:30 pm

  • Bioscience Science Forum, Wednesday Evening, Nov. 18, 2009

Topic: “Infectious Disease Research in the 21st Century”, Speaker: Hans Reiser, M.D., Vice President, Biology, Gilead Sciences, Inc, Date and Time: Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

  • Bay Bio Therapeutic Breakfast, Thursday Morning, November 19, 2009

Topic: “Running a Virtual Company”, Moderator: Carole-Lynn Glass, Director, Emerging Growth Services, RoseRyan, Inc. , Panel Speakers: William J Garner, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Urigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc;.  Barbara K. Finck, M.D., Senior Vice President, Research and Development and
Chief Medical Officer, Osprey Pharmaceuticals, U.S.A., Inc.., Brian C. Cunningham, Senior Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP, CEO and Director, Clerigen Inc., Date and Time: Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, 8:00 – 10:00 am

  • Special Event At Stanford University, Thursday Afternoon, Nov. 19, 2009

Topic: “Investing in Knowledge from Asia: Technology Areas and Opportunities”, Panel Discussion that includes Shirley Chen, Ph.D., Esq. talking about “sustainable health” using natural botanicals , Date and Time: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM

  • East Bay AWIS, Thursday Evening, Nov. 19, 2009

Topic: “Effective Boss Management:Winning Strategies for Managing “UP”, Date and Time: Thursday, Nov. 19, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Light supper*** and networking 6:30pm – 7:00pm

  • Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), Friday, Nov. 20, 2009

Topic: Workshop on FDA’s New Guidance on Process Validation, November 20 , Sessions available to listen in on during the Workshop on FDA’s New Guidance on Process , Plenary Session 1: Process and Validation Program Design, Part 1, Date and Time: Fri. Nov. 20 | 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

  • CABS Scientific Workshop, Saturday Afternoon, Nov. 21, 2009
    Topic: “Preclinical Development and IND Filing: the nuts, bolts, and best practices”
    Speakers: Cuiping “Tracy” Chen, Ph.D., Director, PK, Depomed Inc., Linval Depass, Ph.D., Executive Director, Nonclinical Safety, Durect Inc., Bert Ho, Head, Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Development, ChemoCentryx Inc., Hua Mu, M.D. & Liang Fang, Ph.D., Genentech Inc. , Date and Time: Sat., Nov 21, 2009; 12:30 – 5:30 PM (Check-in time: 12:30 – 1:00 pm)
  • Bioscience Business Development: Building Value, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3-4, 2009

Intensive Course: Bioscience Business Development: Building Value, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3-4, 2009 ((2 days of classroom and 2 months to complete project guided by instructor), Instructors: Audrey S. Erbes, Ph.D., Principal, Erbes & Associates and www.audreysnetwork.comand and Gilbert R. Mintz, Ph.D., President of GRM Associates

Expert Guest Speakers:

Harold (Hal) Etterman, MBA, Business Strategist

Jim Fox, Ph.D., J.D.,  Goodwin Procter LLP

Carolyn Feamster, MBA, VP, Business Strategy & Analysis

Tom Gutshall, Chairman & Co-Founder of Cepheid

Michael G. McCully, M.S., Director, Recombinant Capital

Date & Time: Oct. 8-9, 2009, Thursday and Friday, 8:30am-5pm

Fee: $770; Note discount ends Thursday, Nov. 19th–$693 through Nov. 19



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