Posted by: Audrey Erbes | November 10, 2013

Upcoming Bay Area Life Science Industry Events

Hi,

As we approach the holidays, there are fewer events but still sufficient to get out and expand your knowledge and continue to build your network.

Highlights for the Upcoming Week

  • BioCentury This Week, See new program Webcast Starting Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, 2013 http://www.biocenturytv.com, Available anytime starting at 9:00 a.m. EDT; Topic: “Mountain Climber: Views from Mount Sinai;”Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Davis, head of Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Evening, Nov. 12, 2013; Topic: “Aesthetics: A Novel Business Model for Regenerative Medicine;” Speaker: Gail Naughton, Founder and CEO, Histogen, Inc.
  • Society of Quality Assurance Training, Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 13-14, 2013; Event: “Pacific Regional Chapter of the Society of Quality Assurance Training”
  • Palo Alto AWIS, Thursday Evening, Nov. 14, 2013; Topic “Negotiation Skills;” Speaker: Janet Martinez, Director of the Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program at Stanford Law School
  • CABS, Saturday Afternoon, Nov. 16, 2013; Topic: “Strategies and Approaches to Biomarker Research and Application;” Speakers: Lin Wu, Ph.D., Senior Director, Genomics & Oncology, Department, Research, Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.; Shidong Jia, Ph.D., Scientist, Oncology Biomarker Development, Genentech, Inc.; Peter Mouritzen, MSc, Ph.D.,Vice President of Research and Development, Exiqo

Upcoming Life Science Business Development Course

UC Berkeley Extension Course, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5-6, 2013

Course: “Life Science Business Development”

Applies for credit toward Professional Program in Life Sciences Business (see flyer at http://extension.berkeley.edu/upload/lifesciences_business.pdf)

Instructor: Audrey S. Erbes, Ph.D., Principal, Erbes & Associates and http://www.AudreysNetwork.com

Guest Speakers:

  • Allison Dupuy, Ph.D., Senior Director in the Life Sciences division of Simon-Kucher & Partners. Topic: “The Importance of Pricing and Reimbursement in Life Science Dealmaking”
  • Harold (Hal) Etterman, MBA, CEO, Knight Financial Plans & Services, LLC. Topic: “Financial Planning and Funding for a Bioscience Venture: New, Emerging and Growing Entities”
  • Carolyn Feamster, MBA, a business strategy and analysis consultant. Topic: “Preparing for and Planning Deals for Maximum Strategic Impact”
  • Gilbet R. Mintz, Ph.D., President of GRM Associates. Topic: “Working Your Way through the Bioscience Licensing Process: Negotiating and Writing  Deal Contract”
  • Ginger Dreger, J.D., M.S., partner in Arnold & Porter LLP’s intellectual property practice group. Topic: “What You Need to Know about Patents Working in Business Development”
  • Chris Dokomajilar, Director, Business Intelligence, BioCentury. Topic: “BioPharma Alliances: Trends in the Marketplace

Location: Downtown University of California, Berkeley Extension, 425 Market   St., 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105;

Cost: Fall term 2013—fee: $895, (BUS ADM 440.8-001).

Register at http://tinyurl.com/lba26sq

Spring Term Courses in New Professional Program in Life Science Business

UC Berkeley Extension, Thursday Evenings, Feb. 13-27, March 6-13 and 27

Course: “Life Science Product Marketing: It’s All in the Plan”

Applies for credit toward Professional Program in Life Sciences Business (see flyer at http://extension.berkeley.edu/upload/lifesciences_business.pdf)

Instructor: Audrey S. Erbes, Ph.D., Principal, Erbes & Associates and http://www.AudreysNetwork.com

Guest Speakers:

  • Deb Donovan, Director of Marketing at Avantis Medical Systems
  • Stanley Skrzypczak, M.S., M.B.A., Senior Director, Commercial Development, Genomic Health
  • Charles Versaggi, President, Versaggi Biocommunications
  • Steven Wong, Senior Consultant, Plan A

Dates and Time: Thursdays, Feb. 13-27, March 6-13 and 27; 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Location: Downtown University of California, Berkeley Extension, 425 Market St., 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

Cost: (Fee to be announced in December 2013—$695 in 2013) Course identifier is BUS ADM X442.5.

See more details and register starting in early December. You can locate course online at http://tinyurl.com/ls6q2mr

UC Berkeley Extension Course, Thursday and Friday, April 10-11, 2014

Course: “Life Science Business and Marketing: Their Integral Role for Success”

Applies for credit toward Professional Program in Life Sciences Business (see flyer at http://extension.berkeley.edu/upload/lifesciences_business.pdf)

Instructor: Audrey S. Erbes, Ph.D., Principal, Erbes & Associates and http://www.AudreysNetwork.com

Guest Speakers:

  • Joyce L Chiarenza, Chiarenza Consulting, L.L.C.
  • Linda L. Schock is the Director of Commercial Compliance & Government Programs at Compliance Implementation Services (CIS)
  • Bev Hudson, MBA, is Executive Director/SVP of Clinical Research, Oklahoma Foundation for Cardiovascular Research (OFCR)
  • Julie Tompkins, MBA, is Sr. Vice President at Timely Data Resources (TDR),

Dates and Time: Thursday and Friday, April 10-11, 2014; 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

Cost: $795, course ID is BUS ADM x442.4

See more details and register starting in early December. You can locate course online at http://tinyurl.com/ls6q2mr

Find all the details for these upcoming events plus those through April 2014 in Audreys picks Nov. 10 2013. Download the pdf file by right clicking on highlighted title. You can always find my weekly blog and listings on my website www.audreysnetwork.com. Clique on “blog.” I’ll be publishing a new Jobs list soon.

Happy Veterans Day!

Audrey

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