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Registration Now Open for California Healthcare Institute's Annual Meeting

September 9, 2011
Register Now for CHI Annual Meeting, Nov. 3, in San Francisco and Save

Register now for CHI's 2011 Annual Meeting, focused on the relationship between biomedical innovation and public policy, and receive early-bird savings to this signature event. The annual meeting, "Shifting Sands: Forces Reshaping the Biomedical Innovation Business Model," takes place Thursday, Nov. 3, at San Francisco's Julia Morgan Ballroom. The event will bring together hundreds of leading executives from biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, as well as leaders from the state's academic research community, with policy makers to discuss critical issues and opportunities facing the biomedical community. The goal of the forum is to produce a clearer understanding of the biomedical community's work and needs, and how the industry can sustain California's leadership in medical innovation.

The forum is intended for top-level biomedical industry executives, leaders from California's academic research community, entrepreneurs, investors, federal and state policy makers, members of the media and key legislative staff.

The deadline to register for the event is Oct. 20. Be sure to register before Sept. 16 for early bird savings.

Early bird (on or before Sept 16):
$449 Member
$849 Non-member
$199 Academic/government/non-profit

After September 16:
$849 Member
$1,249 Non-member
$199 Academic/government/non-profit

On site:
$1,049 Member
$1,449 Non-member
$349 Academic/government/non-profit
Click here to register.

CHI would like to thank its Platinum Sponsor: Gilead Sciences; Gold Sponsors: Celgene Corp., Genentech Inc., Merrill Datasite and Onyx Pharmaceuticals; Silver Sponsors: Abbott, Amgen Inc., Edwards Lifesciences, Gen-Probe Inc., Medtronic Inc., Medical Device Consultants Inc., NuVasive Inc. and St. Jude Medical; and Patient and Non-Profit Scholarship Sponsor: Cedars-Sinai.

Hotel Accommodations:
The Omni Hotel is located at 500 California St., San Francisco, Calif. The deadline to receive the negotiated rate of $239.00 is Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Contact 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) and provide the CHI Group name in order to receive our negotiated rate.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, contact Molly Ingraham, CHI vice president of business development ( or 858-456-8884).