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The Massachusetts Software & Internet Council and the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce present:
Life Science and High Tech Company Partnerships - The Challenges, Successes and Opportunities
Tuesday, April 15, 8:30 - 11:00 AM
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Five Cambridge Parkway, Cambridge
For directions, please visit www.royalsonestaboston.com.
Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 AM. The charge for this program is $60 for both Members and Non-Members.
Come hear about the intersection of the life sciences and technology industries from the players on both sides of the arena! The event aims to provide the local life sciences and high technology community with information and tools to aid their business efforts. Program elements will include a panel discussion with 4 industry leaders moderated by Carol Rozwell, VP and Director of Life Sciences research at Gartner G2, the results of a poll of the top 10 local bio-tech/pharma companies on the criteria and challenges they face in technology partnering and acquisition, and a presentation by The Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research, the flagship of the Human Genome Project.
Speakers will include:
Lydia Villa-Komaroff, COO and VP of Research, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.
She will discuss the research that is taking place at the Whitehead Institute and the role of technology.
Mark Murcko, PhD, VP, CTO, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, and co-inventor of AgeneraseÂ®, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Neil Exter, VP, Business Development, Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Rock Gnatovich, President, Spotfire
Zeus Estrada, Founder and CEO, Allez Software
Judith Hurwitz, Principal, Judith Hurwitz & Associates
Special thanks to the Royal Sonesta Hotel for hosting this event.