2 – 3:00pm
Registration & Networking
3 – 4:00pm
Successful Research & Development Models
Nancy Hong – Managing Director, Rivervest
As the biotech landscape becomes more competitive, San Diego must maintain high-caliber R&D. What are the latest approaches transforming research, discovery, and product development, and what are the available local resources?
4 – 5:00pm
What It Takes for Commercialization
Kyle Gano – Chief BD Officer, Neurocrine Biosciences
A discussion on best practices, growth strategies, and the partners necessary to achieve success. Topics include pitfalls, real-world experiences, and technologies pushing life sciences and targeted therapeutics forward.
5 – 6:00pm
Building a Biotech Ecosystem in San Diego
Kim Kamdar – Partner, Domain Associates
How emerging and established companies are contributing, the impact of investment models, and an examination of the current leadership, talent, and opportunities.
6 – 7:00pm
Drinks & hors d’oeuvres