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Shaping the agenda of an entire industry requires an unfailing and thorough effort to keep people informed. That’s why Georgia Bio is the central source for industry news, events and issues. If you would like your event posted on the industry events calendar please email maria.thacker@gabio.org.


#CanYouFashionIt - Fashioning Wellness. How Smart Fabrics And Wearable Technology Improve Personalized Wellness

Date: January 19, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
Website:
Click here for more information.

How do smart fabrics and wearable technology enable us to lead better lives? Our exploration of #CanYouFashionIt examines the future of fashion by focusing on how smart fabrics, wearable technology and science enable us to lead better and healthier lives. As consumers / patients are taking more control of their own health, they rely on real time personalized data to maximize lifestyle and medical results. The collaboration of the science and medical communities with the fashion industry leads to a growing number of advanced solutions that can monitor a patient’s medical and emotional condition through the fabric or device being worn.

Join us for a panel discussion of leading companies that are the game changers in smart fabrics and wearable technology to learn about the future of personalized wellness.

Learn more and register here.

Download the flyer here.


2nd Annual Biomarker Conference

Date: February 6-7, 2017
Location: San Diego, CA
Website: Click here to learn more

After an overwhelming response on our Annual Biomarker Conference, MnM Conferences is pleased to announce The 2nd Annual Biomarker Conference which will take place on the 6th and 7th of February 2017, in San Diego-CA, USA.

The recent success of companion diagnostics along with the increasing regulatory pressure for better identification of the target population has created an extraordinary spur for drug discovery companies to invest in novel strategies for biomarker discovery. Also, the confluence of immunology and oncology tributaries has triggered a biomarker turbulence that is novel to the cancer community.
 
The pursuit to drive precision medicine and the quest to refine a biomarker model for immuno-oncology drug development, The 2nd Annual Biomarker Conference aims to gather experts from pharma, bio-pharma companies and research institutes to discuss current challenges and opportunities in biomarker discovery, CDx, NGS, regulatory and reimbursement issues and novel technologies.


2nd Annual Genome Editing & Engineering Conference

Date: February 6-7, 2017
Location: San Diego, CA
Website: Click here to learn more

Genome editing holds the promise of a breakthrough in the area of pharmaceutical science, since the discovery of the 
CRISPR/Cas systems.  The conference brings together the key industry leaders and researchers to address the concepts, challenges & applications of the genome editing tools like CRISPR/Cas9, TALENs. 
Case studies and sessions will reveal the potential application of genome editing tools from the modern biomedical & therapeutic applications. Special emphasis on CRISPR system addressing the concept, technology, challenges like integration of genome, off-target effects, and delivery systems. 

With the tremendous response on our past annual Genome Editing & Engineering Conference 18th- 19th February 2016, we are excited to introduce the 2nd Annual Genome Editing & Engineering Conference (6th - 7th February 2017 in San Diego).

BIO CEO & Investor Conference

Date: February 13-14, 2017
Location: The Waldorf Astoria, New York, New York
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

Where biotech's elite engages the Street.

 

The BIO CEO & Investor Conference is one of the largest investor conferences focused on established and emerging publicly traded and select private biotech companies. Because our mission is to support industry-wide success, we present a broad and unbiased view of investment opportunities.

 


Data Integrity - What Data Does When No One's Looking


Date
: February 17, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

With growing regulations, data integrity becomes increasingly important. As pressures from both consumers and the FDA mount, data integrity becomes a critical factor in maintaining compliance. This discussion will provide valuable insights on industry best practices to take back to your organization. Lunch will be provided.


2017 Suddath Symposium


Date
: February 21-22, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

The distinguished speakers in this year’s Suddath Symposium will discuss exciting new conceptual and technological advances in neurotechnology and neuroscience. Topics will focus around tools and applications, particularly relevant to understand neuromodulation, broadly defined, and synaptic control.


Atlanta Science Festival

Date: March 15th-25th, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

The Atlanta Science Festival is an annual public celebration of local science and technology. Curious people of all ages will explore the science and technology in our region and see how science is connected to all parts of our lives. Scientists and educators from museums, local schools, universities, and companies will uncover mysteries and explain discoveries in a variety of hands-on activities, facility tours, stimulating presentations, and riveting performances to expand our community of science enthusiasts and inspire a new generation of curious thinkers.

Atlanta Science Festival's EXPLORATION EXPO will take place Saturday, March 25, 2017, 11am-4pm at Centennial Olympic Park. Atlanta's biggest interactive science event is FREE and open to adults, families, and children of all ages and interests. The Exploration Expo promotes science exploration, discovery and innovation with more than 100 interactive exhibits, hands-on experiments, mind blowing demos and performances!


BIO-Europe Spring® 2017

Date: March 20–22, 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain
WebsiteClick here for more information.

BIO-Europe Spring® is the springtime counterpart to EBD Group’s flagship conference, BIO-Europe®, and continues the tradition of providing life science companies with high caliber partnering opportunities. Featuring EBD Group’s sophisticated, web-based partnering system, partneringONE®, the event enables delegates to efficiently identify, meet and get partnerships started with companies across the life science value chain, from large biotech and pharma companies to financiers and innovative startups.


SEMDA PitchRounds-Atlanta

Date: March 21, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
WebsiteClick here for more information.

The SEMDA PitchRounds Road Show will be scouring the Southeast in search of innovators and entrepreneurs who are building the reputation of the region as a world-class destination for MedTech. The SEMDA PitchRounds Road Show will be pulling into Atlanta on March 21, 2017.

 

Join us at the Roam – Buckhead Garage from 5:30 – 8:00 pm to network and hear pitches from local startups. There’s no charge to attend.

 

The deadline to submit your application to pitch is March 7th.


World Orphan Drug Congress USA 2017

Date: April 19-21, 2017
Location: Washington, DC
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

Over its 7-year history, the shape of the World Orphan Drug Congress USA has changed from a small conference focused on the US market, to a 4 track event, with over 1,000 global attendees, coming together to discuss the latest trends.

In 2017, World Orphan Drug Congress USA is bringing together the worlds of Scientific Innovation and Commercialization, with 2 tracks in the main conference. By exploring trends in Digital Health, Biosimilars, Gene Therapy, and more, we will uncover the next scientific breakthrough. Examinations of Mergers, Commercialization, Marketing and the Regional Markets will provide insight into this billion-dollar business.


Proven Faculty Entrepreneur Training Course--Kauffman FastTrac® TechVenture™

Date: May - June, 2017
Location: Emory University
WebsiteClick here to apply. (Deadline: April 25, 2017)

The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT), along with the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), will be offering the Kauffman FastTrac® TechVenture™ entrepreneur training course again in 2017. This is a six full-day course (over seven weeks) designed to train faculty entrepreneurs who plan to create a start-up company to commercialize their inventions. The course has been conducted at Emory six times since 2012 and it was well received by faculty participants.

Eligibility: All faculty members at the ACTSI partner institutions (Emory, Georgia Tech, Morehouse School of Medicine and The University of Georgia) are eligible to apply for the course.

How to Apply: Click here.


Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase 2017

Date: May 10-11, 2017
Location: North Carolina
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

Do you know of crop biotech or animal health startups that are seeking investors or strategic partners? North Carolina is the AgBio[sphere] - the complete ecosystem for agricultural biotechnology, featuring tremendous commercial and research assets driving the development of new innovations. The North Carolina Biotechnology Center will leverage these resources by holding the 5th annual Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase on May 10-11, 2017 in Research Triangle Park. The Showcase continues to be the ideal event to convene ag biotech investment firms, global ag biotech companies, university research labs, technology transfer offices, and support organizations for information sharing, networking, and partnering. For more information about this event, please visit www.ncbiotech.org/agbiotechshowcase.


2017 Georgia Logistics Summit

Date: May 16-17, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

Created in 2009 as an event to bring together all aspects of the logistics industry for lunch, the Georgia Logistics Summit has grown over the last eight years from 400 attendees in its first year to nearly 1,500 in 2016. Each year, the Summit brings together nearly 50 speakers from prominent shippers in the industry, leaders in the state’s infrastructure and economic development community, and a keynote speaker from large corporations like Caterpillar, The Home Depot, and Walmart.


BIO International Convention

Date: June 19-22, 2017
Location: San Diego, CA
WebsiteClick here to learn more.

There’s no better place to connect with biotech’s top people and most innovative technologies than at BIO 2017. The ideas shared here go beyond professional development. Experience powerful business partnering, benefit from invaluable education sessions and network with 15,000+ of the industry’s brightest. This event covers a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy. 

 

  • 29,000+ BIO One-on-One partnering™ meetings with 3,100+ companies
  • Hundreds of Company Presentations from the industry’s leading innovators
  • World-renowned speakers leading Keynotes, Super Sessions and Fireside Chats
  • 16+ Session tracks covering timely issues featuring hundreds of speakers
  • 1,800+ exhibitors from all fields—from Digital Health and Diagnostics to Bioprocess


Join the global biotech community in San Francisco and see how the everyday becomes extraordinary at BIO 2016. Register now atconvention.bio.org.


 
more Calendar

1/26/2017
Georgia Bio Life Science Luminaries Gala Celebration

1/26/2017
Webinar: Non-Immuno-Oncology and Immuno-Oncology Partnering and Development

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