Posted by: Audrey Erbes | April 3, 2010

Highlights of Next Week’s Events

For those of you who will be in town, there’s some outstanding events. They include:

  • Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Morning, April 6, 2010, Topic: “Self-guided Surgery”, Speaker: John  Black, Ph.D.,  VP, Imaging, Avinger Inc.
  • BayBio One-Day Conference, Wednesday, April 7, 2010, Topic: “BayBio2010: Life Science Innovation: Drivers and Barriers
  • BioE2E, Wednesday Evening, April 7, 2010, Topic: “Board Politics…No Prettier Than National Politics; Can Be Just as Frustrating,” Speakers:
    Steve Kirnon, Executive Vice President at Strawn Arnold Ashpitz Groover,
    Nancy Olson, Fog City Fund,Vern Norviel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences, Friday, April 9, 2010Topic: “Drug Development and International Access;” Speakers Include:
    • Gregg Alton, Executive Vice President, Corporate and Medical Affairs at Gilead
    • Tom Bollyky, Fellow at the Center for Global Development
    • Robert Chess, Chairman, Nektar Therapeutics; Board member and initial Chairman, Bio Ventures for Global Health
    • Richard Chin, CEO of OneWorld Health
    • Joe Damond, Vice President of Government Relations at Pfizer
    • Charlie Kinzig, Vice President of Corporate Intellectual Property at GlaxoSmithKline
    • Carol Mimura, Assistant Vice Chancellor, UC Berkeley Intellectual Property & Industry Research Alliances
    • Jenik Radon, Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs
    • Hannu Wager, Counselor in the IP Division of the WTO, and Secretary of the WTO TRIPS Council

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