BIO Business Development Fundamentals Course Program

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Course Program for 2016 is not yet available. Please see 2015 Course Program below:

This page shows the Business Development Fundamentals course program*. We also offer an Advanced Business Development course- click here to view the Advanced Business Development program.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

7:00-8:00 a.m. Registration Open & Breakfast
8:15-8:30 a.m. Introductory Remarks
-Patricia Sinatra, SVP Business Development, Serina Therapeutics Faculty Chair and Instructor
8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Intellectual Property 
- Ken Weber, Partner, Kirkpatrick Townsend
- Robert Silverman, SVP and General Counsel, Concert Pharmaceuticals
10:00-10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-5:00 p.m. Finance Concepts in Licensing
- Philippe Nore, CEO and Co-Founder, MiNDERA Corp.
- Jeff Karan, Managing Director, Mavericks Capital
3:00-3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
5:30-7:00p.m. Networking Reception


Sunday, June 14, 2015

7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration Open & Breakfast
8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Process and Management of Strategic Alliances
- Shruti Abbati, Principal, PERSPICERE
- Michael Young, Vice President, Paraxel International
10:00-10:30a.m. Coffee Break
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-4:00 p.m. Contract Basics
- Richard Hoffman, Partner, Wilmer Hale
3:00-3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00-5:00 p.m. Sourcing and Marketing Technology
- Patricia Sinatra, SVP Business Development, Serina Therapeutics


Monday, June 15, 2015

7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration Open & Breakfast
8:30-12:00 p.m. Negotiation Strategy
- Anjan Aralihalli, CBO ActoGenix, an Intrexon Company
-Christine T. Fischette, PhD, CEO, BioLinkUp, LLC
10:00-10:30a.m Coffee Break
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.-3:00p.m. The Role of the University in Creating Portfolio Value
- Mark Cochran, Managing Director, Johns Hopkins Healthcare 
3:00-3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30-5:00 p.m. Communication Skills for the Licensing Professional
- Frank Carillo, Founder and Chairman. ECG, Inc.
5:00 p.m. Wrap Up


*As of 4/22/2015 - BIO reserves the right to change topics, faculty and times.

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