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Life Sciences Future – BioPharm

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NOTES TO AGENDA: 

Partnering is available from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm daily. | On Demand access to Company Presentations and Scientific Poster Presentations is available all day.  

Pre-Conference – Tuesday, September 29

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All day - Now Through October 16

Company Presentations 

All registrants can view the Company Presentation sessions on demand through the Conference Landing Page (link emailed to registrants).

Once on Conference landing page, you will see a menu bar across the top. To the right of “Conference Sessions” click the drop down arrow. Once the drop down menu appears, select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand”. You can scroll through all available posters and select those you’d like to view. 

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All day - Now Through October 16

Scientific Posters

All registrants can view the Scientific Poster sessions on demand through the Conference Landing Page (link emailed to registrants).

Once on Conference landing page, you will see a menu bar across the top. To the right of “Conference Sessions” click the drop down arrow. Once the drop down menu appears, select “Scientific Poster Presentation Sessions On Demand”. You can scroll through all available posters and select those you’d like to view. 

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12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

COVID-19 Virus Primer: What the Scientists Are Seeing

Ben Doranz, PhD, MBA, President & CEO, Integral Molecular Live session

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Education in Quality Science – Preparing the Next Generation for Life Science Careers 

Live panel discussion

  • Joe Clouse, Project Coordinator, Medtronic
  • Katelyn France, Founder, SMYLE (Scientists Make Your Life Easier)
  • Mary Grace Gaker, Xavier University
  • Kareem Moussally, Roosevelt University
  • Raissa Mulombe, Western New England University
  • Marko Shehu, Senior Biology Major at La Salle
  • Aaron Dunbar, Corporate Quality Systems Directors, Boston Scientific
  • Marla Phillips, President & CEO, Pathway for Patient Health

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

Day 1 – Wednesday, September 30

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9:00 am - 10:00 am

Welcome & Introduction to Platform

Christopher P. Molineaux, President & CEO, Life Sciences Pennsylvania | Live session 

Opening Keynote | The Continuing Story: COVID-19 Direct from the Front Lines

Ian L. Valerio, MD, MS, MBA, FACS, CDR, MC, USNR – Senior Medical Executive (SME), OHSU PTS HQ, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); Professor of Surgery, The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; Adjunct Associate Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Live session

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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10:00 am - 10:15 am

Break | Time to View Featured Company Presentations 

Sponsored by Ballard Spahr and Tunnell Consulting

How to Access: Navigate to the Conference Landing Page. Across the top menu bar, click the arrow to the right of “Conference Sessions” and select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand” from the drop down menu. Sessions listed below will appear in blue.

  • CytoAgents
  • Drusolv Therapeutics
  • Evrys Bio
  • ExpressCells
  • Geistlich Pharma (oncology)
  • Levolta Pharmaceuticals
  • Maxwell Biosciences Inc.
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10:15 am - 11:00 am

Keynote Speaker – Fireside Chat

Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, MD, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Live session

Moderator: Terri Lee Taylor, Vice President, State Government Affairs & Policy, Merck

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:00 am - 11:30 am

Company Reverse Pitch

Keith Mazza, Senior Director, Pfizer Live session

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:00 am - 11:30 am

Company Reverse Pitch

Mike Krepps, Principal, BrightEdge Investments, American Cancer Society Live session

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:30 am - 11:45 am

Break | Time to View Featured Company Presentations 

Sponsored by Ballard Spahr and Tunnell Consulting

How to Access: Navigate to the Conference Landing Page. Across the top menu bar, click the arrow to the right of “Conference Sessions” and select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand” from the drop down menu. Sessions listed below will appear in blue.

  • CytoAgents
  • Drusolv Therapeutics
  • Evrys Bio
  • ExpressCells
  • Geistlich Pharma (oncology)
  • Levolta Pharmaceuticals
  • Maxwell Biosciences Inc.
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11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Company Reverse Pitch

Stephanie Read, Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, CSL Behring Live session

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Driving Win-Win Investment Collaborations with Entrepreneurs and Scientific Founders

Chris Garabedian, Chairman and CEO, Xontogeny LLC Live session

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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12:20 pm - 12:50 pm

Leading From Within: How Meditation Can Make you a More Effective Leader

Lisa Gonzalez, Chief Meditation Officer, Meditation4Leadership Live session

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12:50 pm - 1:30 pm

Day 1 Networking Breakout Sessions

Day 2 – Thursday, October 1

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8:00 am - 8:45 am

Breakfast with the CEO

Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD, President & CEO, BIO Live session

Moderator: Rachael Bushey, Partner, Troutman Pepper

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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8:45 am - 9:00 am

Break | Time to View Featured Company Presentations 

Sponsored by Ballard Spahr and Tunnell Consulting

How to Access: Navigate to the Conference Landing Page. Across the top menu bar, click the arrow to the right of “Conference Sessions” and select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand” from the drop down menu. Sessions listed below will appear in pink.

  • MBF Therapeutics
  • MSL Pharma
  • Neurotez
  • OcuMedic, Inc.
  • Oncoceutics
  • PepVax, Inc.
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9:00 am - 9:45 am

Keynote Speaker – Fireside Chat

Janet Woodcock, MD, Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Live session

Moderator: Rachael Bushey, Partner, Troutman Pepper

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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9:45 am - 10:00 am

Break | Time to View Featured Company Presentations 

Sponsored by Ballard Spahr and Tunnell Consulting

How to Access: Navigate to the Conference Landing Page. Across the top menu bar, click the arrow to the right of “Conference Sessions” and select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand” from the drop down menu. Sessions listed below will appear in pink.

  • MBF Therapeutics
  • MSL Pharma
  • Neurotez
  • OcuMedic, Inc.
  • Oncoceutics
  • PepVax, Inc.
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10:00 am - 10:30 am

Company Reverse Pitch

Stephen Yoder, MD, MBA, Vice President, Business Development, Taiho Oncology Live session

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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10:00 am - 10:30 am

Company Reverse Pitch

Michael Flaschen, Head of Headquarters Transactions Group, Merck Live session

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:05 am - 11:35 am

An Introduction to JLABS: Who We Are, What We Do

Stephen Pitt, Head of JLABS, US North East, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Live session

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:05 am - 11:35 am

Supply Chain Globalization or Localization in a Post-Pandemic Era?

Albert W. DeRitis, Clinical Professor, Accounting, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University Live session

11:35 AM – 12:05 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:40 am - 12:10 pm

From the Heart of Cellicon Valley: An Update

Bruce Levine, PhD, Barbara and Edward Netter Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Live session

12:10 PM – 12:40 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:40 am - 12:10 pm

Company Reverse Pitch

Anjali Kumar, PhD, External Innovation Search and Evaluation, Eastern US, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Live session

12:10 PM – 12:40 PM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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12:10 pm - 12:25 pm

Break | Time to View Featured Company Presentations 

Sponsored by Ballard Spahr and Tunnell Consulting

How to Access: Navigate to the Conference Landing Page. Across the top menu bar, click the arrow to the right of “Conference Sessions” and select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand” from the drop down menu. Sessions listed below will appear in pink.

  • MBF Therapeutics
  • MSL Pharma
  • Neurotez
  • OcuMedic, Inc.
  • Oncoceutics
  • PepVax, Inc.
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12:25 pm - 12:55 pm

SEED and SBIR Programs – Latest Updates

Chris Sasiela, Senior Regulatory Specialist, Innovator Support Team Lead, SEED (Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development) Live session

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12:25 pm - 12:55 pm

COVID-19 Impacts on Supply Chain

Marla Phillips, Ph.D., Director, Xavier Health, Xavier University Live session

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12:55 pm - 1:30 pm

Day 2 Networking Breakout Sessions

Day 3 – Friday, October 2

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8:55 am - 9:25 am

Update On Plasma Therapies

Mittie Kelleher Doyle, MD, FACR, Vice President, Clinical Research and Therapeutic Area Strategy – Immunology, CSL Behring Live session

9:25 AM – 9:55 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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9:30 am - 10:00 am

Supply Chain Virtual Audits: Temporary Change or Permanent Impact?

Jim Fries, CEO, Rx-360 Live session

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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9:30 am - 10:00 am

Can CRISPR-based technologies  lessen disparities in access to equitable healthcare?

Eric B. Kmiec, PhD, Director, Gene Editing Institute, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, ChristianaCare Live session

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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10:00 am - 10:15 am

Break | Time to View Featured Company Presentations 

Sponsored by Ballard Spahr and Tunnell Consulting

How to Access: Navigate to the Conference Landing Page. Across the top menu bar, click the arrow to the right of “Conference Sessions” and select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand” from the drop down menu. Sessions listed below will appear in green.

  • Plas-Free
  • PolyCore Therapeutics
  • SFA Therapeutics, Inc.
  • TargetGene Biotechnologies LTD
  • Virion Therapeutics
  • Yesse Technologies
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10:15 am - 10:45 am

COVID-19 Testing: What You Need to Know Now

Susan Van Meter, Executive Director, AdvaMedDx Live session

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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10:15 am - 10:45 am

Company Reverse Pitch

Paul Larkin, Manager, IBD Ventures, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Live session

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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10:50 am - 11:20 am

Company Reverse Pitch

George Khalife, Vice President, Midwest U.S., Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange Live session

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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10:50 am - 11:20 am

Clinical Trials: How to Move Forward During COVID-19

Amy Manley, Head of Clinical and Medical Operations, Paratek Pharmaceuticals Live session

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM | Post-Session Zoom Networking

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11:30 am - 12:15 PM

Keynote Speaker – Fireside Chat | COVID-19: Are We in the Second Wave Yet?

David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Founding Dean Emeritus at Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University Live session

Moderator: Kate Shay, Partner, Duane Morris

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12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Break | Time to View Featured Company Presentations 

Sponsored by Ballard Spahr and Tunnell Consulting

How to Access: Navigate to the Conference Landing Page. Across the top menu bar, click the arrow to the right of “Conference Sessions” and select “Company Presentation Sessions On Demand” from the drop down menu. Sessions listed below will appear in green.

  • Plas-Free
  • PolyCore Therapeutics
  • SFA Therapeutics, Inc.
  • TargetGene Biotechnologies LTD
  • Virion Therapeutics
  • Yesse Technologies
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12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Closing Speaker: The COVID-19 Vaccine Race: An Update

Luis Jodar, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Vaccines Medical Development and Medical/Scientific Affairs, Pfizer Live session

This session will not be recorded and is only available for live viewing. 

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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Day 3 Networking Breakout Sessions

Questions?

Questions about the event?  Please contact lifesciencesfuturehelp@gmail.com.

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