Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 6:30pm to 9:00pm Symphony Towers, 750 B Street, 29th Floor San Diego, CA 92101
BIO 2014 International Convention comes back to town, and we would like to cordially invite you to join us for an evening with the international BIO 2014 delegates while overlooking beautiful downtown San Diego and the harbor at our BIO 2014 satellite event. This is a unique opportunity to meet, mingle and build meaningful relationships while enjoying a gourmet dinner buffet and a selection of fine wines from all around the world.
- Remarks by Joe Panetta, President and CEO, BIOCOM
- Prof. Dr. Thilo Hoelscher, Neurologist and Scientific Founder, BURL Concepts
- Peggy Fleming, President, German American Chamber of Commerce California and member of the BIO 2014 Host Committee
- Mark Ballam, Managing Director, World Trade Center San Diego and SDSU’s Center for International Business Education and Research
Confirmed Attendance: Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer, German Consulate General Los Angeles
Attendee list includes: Senior Vice President, HSBC Bank USA; President, American Council on Germany San Diego; Manager International Affairs, Berlin Adlershof WISTA-Management GmbH, Managing Director, Vetter Pharma; Managing Director, FGK Clinical Research GmbH; CEO, Comprehensive Biomarker Center GmbH, Vice President, Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH; CEO, MEDIATUM; CEO, Med Systems, Inc.; Business Development Manager, NewSouth Innovations; Executive Director, Invest in Bavaria; Faculty, Salk Institute; CEO, Annam Biosciences, Managing Director, BioM Biotech Cluster Development GmbH; Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission; Director for San Diego & Imperial Region, U.S. Department of Commerce
The topic of the evening will highlight the exciting advancements that lie ahead for the biotech industry and underscore the importance and rising trends of the industry both locally and around the globe. We are happy to announce that the World Trade Center San Diego and the European Union – American Center of Commerce for Southern California, among others, have partnered with us to bring you this exclusive event.
Ticket Price: $70/person (online and at the door)
Joe Panetta is an extremely influential part of the Life-Science industry in California and in January, 2014 California’s Governor Jerry Brown recommended Mr. Panetta as a governing board member of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine’s Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee. Among many other ground breaking initiatives, this committee monitors and directs the California based $3 billion stem cell research program. Furthermore, Joe Panetta is the President and CEO of BIOCOM – a highly respected renowned Life-Science organization with 600 members worldwide. BIOCOM focuses on the expansion of Life Science industries in this particular vicinity yet emphasizes its readiness to further develop and distribute their innovative products internationally as they want to guarantee the improvement of the consumers’ health and therefore quality of life. Mr. Panetta also is in charge of a “Purchasing Group” that offers BIOCOM memberships products and services and generates an annual budget of over $40M. Furthermore, he is a co-founder of the “Political Action Committee” of BIOCOM and a board member of the UCSD Connect and the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. Currently he is focusing on the efficiency of the FDA-approval process, opportunities to work with China, increasing the capital funds for the San Diego region and securing the availability of a specialized workforce in Southern California.
Prof. Dr. Thilo Hoelscher, MD, is the scientific founder of the stroke care system, the BURL Device, and isa board certified Neurologist and a highly respected clinical expert in the field of stroke, sonothrombolysis, neuroprotection, blood-brain barrier opening, local drug delivery, and neuro-degenerative diseases. Dr. Hoelscher is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the use of focused ultrasound in the dissolution of intravascular clot in the treatment of stroke. He has been instrumental in developing a comprehensive road map for the pre-clinical studies necessary to complete before beginning pilot clinical trials in patients. Further, he is a professor at University of California San Diego, Departments of Radiology and Neurosciences, the founder of the UCSD Brain Ultrasound Research Laboratory and a member of the Center of Medical Devices, UCSD Institute of Engineering in Medicine. Dr. Hoelscher has teamed up with entrepreneur superstar, Dr. Jim Brailean to create BURL Concepts.
There are several registration packages still available to attend the BIO 2014 International Convention including exhibition access for just $195. Register here for BIO 2014 and make sure to stop by at our booth #1123!