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
Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, BIO
Eduardo Soares, President & CEO, Biominas Brasil
Foyer

 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
9:00 - 9:25 Opening Address Gávea B
9:20 - 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 (outside)
13:30-18:25 BIO One-on-One PartneringTM Meetings
Scheduled meetings take place in 30-minute intervals
Gávea A
13:30 - 15:55 Company and Cluster Presentations
15-minute timeslots
Vidigal A, B, & C
16:00 - 16:25 Afternoon Coffee & Tea Break Vidigal C
16:30 - 16:55 Leadership Session
Tech Transfer: Industry and University Collaborations
Vidigal A, B, & C
17:30 - 18:25 Company and Cluster Presentations
15-minute timeslots
Vidigal A, B, & C
18:30 - 21:00 Networking Reception Carioca Terrace (outside)

 

Thursday, September 11, 2014
9:15 - 10:25 Plenary Session 2
Regional Regulations for Biotherapeutics
Gávea B
10:30 - 11:45 Leadership Session
Patient Advocacy Forum: What Biotech Products Mean for Patients
Vidigal A, B, & C
10:30 - 11:45 Leadership Session
Clinical Trials: Addressing Challenges Through Global Expertise and Best Practices
Leme
12:00 - 14:00 Luncheon Plenary
Ambassadors from Key Biotech Markets
Carioca Terrace (outside)
14:00 - 15:25 Company and Cluster 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
15:30 - 15:55 Afternoon Coffee & Tea Break Vidigal C
16:00 - 17:25 Company and Cluster Presentations
15-minute timeslots
Vidigal A, B, & C
17:30 - 18:30 Closing Reception Foyer

Schedule is subject to change.