Program

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
16:30 - 17:55 Pre-Conference Scoping Workshop
Renewable Chemicals & Biofuels
Invitation Only
Vidigal A, B, & C
18:00 - 19:30 Welcome Reception Foyer

 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
9:00 - 9:25 Welcome Address
-Otávio Brandelli, President, National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), Brazil
-Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, BIO
-Eduardo Soares, President & CEO, Biominas Brasil
Gávea B
9:25 - 10:40 Opening Plenary Session
Regional Biotech Development: Frameworks for Innovation
Gávea B
10:45 - 11:45 Leadership Session
Incentivizing Entrepreneurship and Investment in Latin America
Vidigal A, B, & C
10:45 - 11:45 Leadership Session
The Innovation Ecosystem in Brazil: From Biofuels to Biotherapeutics
Gávea B + Copacabana
12:00 - 13:30 Buffet Networking Lunch Carioca Terrace 
13:30 - 18:25 BIO One-on-One PartneringTM Meetings
Scheduled meetings take place in 30-minute intervals
Gávea A
13:30 - 17:25 Company and Cluster Presentations
15-minute timeslots
Vidigal A, B, & C
13:30 - 14:55 Additional Company and Cluster Presentations
15-minute timeslots
TBA
15:00 - 17:25 Tech Transfer Presentations
15-minute timeslots
TBA
17:30 - 18:25 Leadership Session
Tech Transfer: Industry and University Collaborations
Vidigal A, B, & C
17:30 - 18:25 Leadership Session
Global Connections in Innovation and Business: The Brazilian Diaspora as a Facilitator
 
TBA
18:30 - 21:00 Networking Reception Carioca Terrace 

 

Thursday, September 11, 2014
9:15 - 10:25 Plenary Session
Regional Regulations for Biotherapeutics
Gávea B
10:30 - 11:45 Leadership Session
Clinical Trials: Addressing Challenges Through Global Expertise and Best Practices
Leme
10:30 - 11:45 BIO One-on-One PartneringTM Meetings
Scheduled meetings take place in 30-minute intervals
Gávea A
12:00 - 14:00 Luncheon Plenary
Conversations with Chiefs of Missions from Key Biotech Markets
Carioca Terrace 
14:00 - 14:55 Leadership Session
PDPs and the Policy Landscape: Impacts for Patients and the Health Industrial Complex in Brazil
TBA
14:00 - 17:25 Tech Startup Presentations
15-minute timeslots
Vidigal A, B, & C
14:00 - 17:25 BIO One-on-One PartneringTM Meetings
Scheduled meetings take place in 30-minute intervals
Gávea A
14:00 - 17:25 Company and Cluster Presentations 
15-minute timeslots
TBA
17:30 - 18:30 Closing Reception Foyer

Schedule is subject to change.