Posted by: Audrey Erbes | May 19, 2013

Upcoming San Francisco Bay Area Life Science Events This Coming Week

Upcoming Meetings This Week

  • BioCentury This Week, See new program Webcast Starting Sunday, May 19, 2013, Available anytime starting at 9:00 a.m. EDT; Topic: “Science Booster Shot: Europe Finds More Money;” Speakers: Dr. Ruxandra Draghia-Akli, Head of Health Research of European Commission
  • HealthBeat 2013, Monday and Tuesday, May 20-21, 2013
  • Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Morning, May 21, 2013; Topic: “Know Your Options: Implementation of Virtual Commercial Operations;” Speakers: Linda L. Schock, Director, Commercial Compliance and Government Programs, CIS Compliance Implementation Services
  • BOLD, Tuesday Afternoon, May 21, 2013; Topic: The New Corporate Wellness – Navigating Stress and Sustaining Peak Performance with Brain Science;” Guest Speaker: Daniel Friedland, MD, board certified in Internal Medicine and the author of Evidence-Based Medicine.
  • UC Berkeley Extension Free Information Session, Wed. Evening, May 22, 2013; Topic: “Free Information Session: All Life Science Industries Professional Certificates and Specialized Programs of Study”
  • BioScience Forum, Wednesday Evening, May 22, 2013; Topic: “Building a Research-Based Discovery Engine in Biotech, and Why it Matters;”Speaker: Austin Gurney, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Molecular and Cellular Biology, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Golden Gate Polymer Forum, Wednesday Evening, May 22, 2013;Topic: “Catalysis: The Enabling Science for Polymer Chemistry;” Speaker: Prof. Robert Waymouth, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
  • ASQ Northern California Discussion Group, Wednesday Evening, May 22, 2013; Topic: “Documentation Requirements for IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition;” Speaker: Annette Schaps, Medical Device Consultant; Moderator:  June Jenkins- Business Development Manager – Oxford & Associates
  • NCC ACRP, Thursday, May 23, 2013; Topic: “Decoding Ethics: Applying Ethical Principles in Today’s Clinical Research Practice;” Speaker: Erica Heath, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Ethical & Independent Review Services, LLC

Next Upcoming UC Berkeley Extension Business and Marketing Course

  • UC Berkeley Extension Intensive Course, Thursday and Friday, June 20-21, 2013; Course: “Life Science Business Development;” Instructor: Audrey S. Erbes, Ph.D., Principal, Erbes & Associates and blog; Guest Speakers: Bill McMillan, CSO, founder and owner of Profusa, Inc.; Harold (Hal) Etterman, MBA, CEO, Knight Financial Plans & Services, LLC; Carolyn Feamster, MBA, a business strategy and analysis consultant; Gilbert R. Mintz, Ph.D., President of GRM Associates; Ginger Dreger, J.D., M.S., partner in Arnold & Porter LLP; and Chris Dokomajilar, Manager, Senior Biopharma Analyst at Deloitte Recap LLC; Dates and Time: Thursday and Friday, June 20-21, 2013; 8:30 am – 5:00 pm for classroom intensive and balance of term for working on term project; Location: Downtown University of California, Berkeley Extension, 425 Market St., 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105; Fee: $895, (EDP 405118). Register at

I’ll be sending list of jobs midweek. You can download Audreys picks May 19, 2013 with all the details of upcoming meeting through end of June. Right click the highlighted title.

Have a great week!



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