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2017 Life Science Executive Summit

Agenda

Introduction

 
1:00 - 1:05 PMWelcome
 Ruta Waghmare, PhD
Global Director, Market Sales Development, MilliporeSigma
 
1:05 - 1:30 PMOverview of MilliporeSigma, the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
How MilliporeSigma Supports the Journey of a Molecule
 Udit Batra, Member of the Executive Board, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and CEO of MilliporeSigma

Perspectives on Concept to Clinic

 
1:30 - 2:30 PMIndustry Leader Panel Discussion: Concept to Clinic Success Stories
 Victor Perlroth, M.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kodiak Sciences
Tamas Blandl, Head of Biologics, Medivation, Inc.
Douglas Crawford, Managing Director, Mission Bay Capital
Moderator – Mike Trasatti, Head of Pharma Processing, Americas, MilliporeSigma

2:30 - 3:00 PMBreak

End to End Process Development

 
3:00 - 4:00 PMManaging Investment in Process Development
 Martha S. Rook, Ph.D., Head of Gene Editing & Novel Modalities, MilliporeSigma
Dr. Carlos Ibanez, Vice President, Product Development and Manufacturing, Tocagen
Moderator – Thierry Cournez, Vice President E2E Processing Solutions, MilliporeSigma
Serdar Alpan, Ph.D., Head of Biotechnology Group, TURGUT İlaçları A.Ş.

Capital Access

 
4:00 - 5:00 PMFueling your vision
 Roel Bulthuis, Managing Director of Merck Ventures, BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ryan Bethencourt, ‎Program Director and Venture Partner, IndieBio
Alex Kopelyan, Program Manager, IndieBio
Andreas Jurgeit, Ph.D., Director of Merck Ventures, BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 
5:00 - 5:30 PMClosing Remarks
 Jason Apter, Head of Research Solutions Strategic Marketing & Innovation, MilliporeSigma

 
5:30 - 9:00 PMDinner at the Hotel
 

Keynote Speakers
Udit Batra

Udit Batra, Member of the Executive Board, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and CEO of MilliporeSigma will open the Summit.


We are Now One
World Class Partners

Summit Location: Rosewood Sand Hill