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Speaker

Michele Oshman

VICE PRESIDENT, EXTERNAL RELATIONS, BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION ORGANIZATION
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Michele Oshman is Vice President for External Relations at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). She also serves as the Executive Director for the Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA). As the leader of CSBA, a confederation of state-based, non-profit organizations each governed by its own board of directors, she works to advance their mission to promote public understanding of and advocating for public policies that support the responsible development of the bioscience industry. Ms. Oshman joined BIO in January 2020 after a successful 18 years with Eli Lilly and Company, where she led federal advocacy outreach. Ms. Oshman started her career there as a clinical neuroscience researcher and served in multiple clinical development and corporate leadership roles. In 2005, she earned a Six Sigma Black Belt and led multiple transformational efforts across the company before joining the advocacy team in 2007.
Speaking In
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)
Wednesday, October 28
This session will explore how organizations continue to collaborate to further enhance their…
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
Thursday, October 29
This year marked the 40th Anniversary of the Bayh-Dole Act, which has empowered researchers and…
4:00 PM - 5:10 PM (EDT)
Thursday, October 29
This keynote will provide “insider political baseball” on the 2020 election and the various…
[Available On-Demand]
Introductory video to learn more about the external relations staff and their work