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Broad Institute Director Eric Lander and NEVCA Executive Director C.A. Webb, will speak at the 6th Annual Meeting of the
KENDALL SQUARE ASSOCIATION
MARCH 26, 2014
7:00 am - Networking and Breakfast
7:30-9:00 am - Program
Boston Marriott Cambridge, 50 Broadway
*Please note: Ticket sales end at 12:00pm on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Walk-ins are welcome at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 26, but a printed badge with your name on it will not be available and will have to be handwritten at registration.
The Kendall Square Association is pleased to invite you to attend its 6th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 26th at the Boston Marriott Cambridge, 50 Broadway. Breakfast and networking will begin at 7:00 am with the program starting promptly at 7:30 am.
We are thrilled that the Boston Marriott Cambridge is hosting our annual meeting. We are grateful to the Marriott staff who have been very welcoming to the KSA and will provide our breakfast.
To ensure accurate attendance and ease of entrance, please be sure to register for the event.
This year's keynote speaker will be Broad Institute Director Eric Lander. Dr. Lander was a principal leader of the international Human Genome Project, which completed mapping the human blueprint in 2003. A geneticist, molecular biologist and mathematician, Dr. Lander’s biomedical research also has ranged over mammalian genomics; human population genetics; medical genetics – including cancer, diabetes, inflammatory diseases and many other genetic conditions; evolution; and computational biology. In 2003, Dr. Lander helped found the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a unique collaborative research organization that spans the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and the Harvard-affiliated hospitals. He is a professor of biology at MIT and professor of systems biology at Harvard Medical School. Appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009, Dr. Lander also serves as co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Joining Dr. Lander in the program will be C.A. Webb, the Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association. C.A. has spent her career in entrepreneurial roles with mission driven, early stage and high growth organizations. Her career has focused on breakthrough business models in a diverse array of industries including retail and packaged goods (Whole Foods Market), consumer internet technology (Care.com), sustainability (Preserve Products), historic preservation (Trinity Boston Foundation), public education (Boston Collegiate Charter School), and publishing (Fast Company magazine). She earned her undergraduate degree at Wellesley College and MBA at Simmons School of Management.
Please join us along with your fellow colleagues, neighbors, and public officials to hear about the exciting work going on in Kendall Square.
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, March 26, 2014!
KENDALL SQUARE ASSOCIATION
THE FUTURE LIVES HERE
The Kendall Square Association has more than 120 member institutions located in Kendall Square, including global leaders such as Google, Microsoft, VMWare, Amgen, Biogen Idec, Genzyme and Novartis. Our goal is to support all aspects of business and civic growth in the area, and ensure that Kendall Square remains the place where the world gathers to develop breakthrough discoveries that positively impact our society.
To learn more, please visit: http://www.kendallsq.org/
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