Posted by: Audrey Erbes | June 27, 2010

Summer Programs and Networking

The opportunities to meet, bolster your network and master new skills continues this summer but not at the same pace as many head for a well-deserved R&R. Here’s highlights for this week’s upcoming programs in the Bay Area:

  • Palo Alto AWIS, Monday Evening, June 28, 2010, Topic: “Managing Others, With or Without Direct Authority,” Speaker: Jo Miller
  • Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Morning, June 29, 2010, Topic: “Emerging Technologies for Healthcare Delivery, Speaker: Geetha Rao, Ph.D., CEO and Co-Founder, MyMedFax
  • Mission Bay Open House, Tuesday Evening, June 29, 2010, Topic: Mission Bay Open House and Panel Discussion “Mission Bay on a Mission” Panel Participants: Brook Byers, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers; Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Chancellor, UCSF; Regis Kelly, Director, QB3; Gail Maderis, Pres. & CEO, BayBio; Uwe Schoenbeck, CSO, BioTherapeutics External R&D Innovation, Pfizer, Inc.
  • HBA, Wednesday Evening, June 30, 2010, Topic: “Navigating the Corporate Landscape in Challenging Times,” Moderator: Ginger L. Graham, President and CEO of Two Trees Consulting; Panelists: Mary Stutts, Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Relations, Elan; William N. Anderson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Immunology, Genentech; Gail J. Maderis,President & CEO, BayBio
  • San Francisco AWIS, Wednesday Evening, June 30, 2010, Topic: “Professional Development through Volunteering”
  • Medtech Frontiers, Thursday Evening, July 1, 2010, Topic: “Health Technology Assessments for New Medical Products,” Speaker: Dr. John Hornberger, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford University

The complete Audrey’s Picks for June and July can be downloaded by right clicking on the title and opening in a new window.

Have a great week! You can find me hosting the Bio2Device Group meeting this coming Tuesday.  Bio2Device Group, volunteer-based group of industry professionals from all life science sectors and functions,  meets each Tuesday 48 times a year with free program and no membership fees to join. See details at



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