San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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Keck Graduate Institute’s
Focus Friday: Business of Bioscience 2014
"Overcoming Business Obstacles"
Friday, October 10, 2014
While, the initial sessions are mainly of interest to business focus track students, all students are encouraged to attend the sessions about market failurse and commercializing the life science industries. Career workshops will have key industry leaders from R&D, Finance, Sales & Marketing, and Consulting.
Please note that the agenda is subject to change. A final agenda will be available at check-in.
11:30 - 11:45 am: Check-in (Main Lobby, 517 Bldg.)
11:45 am - 12:15 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks (Bldg 517, 137A Lecture Hall)
Dr. Steven Casper, Dean of Faculty; KGI
Dr. Joel West, Professor, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Program Director, MBS in Business of Bioscience; KGI
12:15—1:30 pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker (SoP - P1 Classroom)
"Overcoming Regulatory Hurdles in Medical Devices"
Raymond W. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer - Axonics Modulation Technologies; Advisory Council Member - KGI
1:30—3:00 pm: Panel Discussion (SoP - P1 Classroom)
"Overcoming Entreprenueurial Funding Obstacles"
- Stephen McCormack, Chairman of the Board, CEO - Visus Technology
- Gary Blackburn, Chief Executive Officer - Claremont BioSolutions
- Joel West, Professor, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Program Director, MBS in Business of Bioscience; KGI
3:00 - 5:00pm: Career Workshops (Various Classrooms)
Students will have an opportunity to attend (2) workshop sessions:
Sales: Becky Cline, Sales Director - Sunrise Science Products
Marketing: Chris Stampfl, Marketing Director - Genalyte
Consulting: Sana Moose, JP McDonald, Eter Rodriquez - Campbell Alliance
R&D: Holly Butler, Principal Staffing Consultant - Genentech
5:00pm: Reception and Networking (Alumni Patio)
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