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Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Room
8:00 - 15:00 Startup Acceleration Training
Sponsored by: Instituto Vital Brazil 
Invitation only. For more information, please visit http://goo.gl/forms/FPm0VdYCIZ
Ipanema
15:00 - 17:30 Biocluster Workshop - Internationalization Best Practices in the Life Science Sector
Sponsored by: MDIC and BBICE+ 
Limited seats. To RSVP, please contact Mr. João Meira at joao@biominas.org.br
Ipanema
15:00 - 18:00 Early Check-in & Registration Foyer
17:00 - 19:00 Welcome Reception Foyer

 

Thursday, October 15, 2015 Room
8:00 - 17:00 Check-in & Registration Foyer
8:30 - 9:30 Opening Ceremony
Welcome Address
Gávea B
9:30 - 10:30 Opening Plenary 
Strengthening the U.S. Brazil Bi-lateral Relationship in Biotechnology
Gávea B
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break Foyer
10:30 - 18:00 BIO One-on-One PartneringTM Meetings
Scheduled meetings take place in 30-minute intervals
Gávea A/ Vidigal ABC
10:45 - 12:00 Company Presentations (15 minute timeslots) Ipanema
10:45 - 12:00 Human Health Leadership Session:
Health Innovation Policy Without Borders
Gávea B
10:45 - 12:00 I&E Leadership Session:
The Performance of Public Policies to Encourage Innovation in 2015 and Prospects for 2016
Leme
12:00 - 13:30 Buffet Lunch Break
15 minute Sponsor Presentation: Denise Ferreira – Country Manager, Brazil, Chemical Abstracts Service
Carioca Terrace
13:30 - 14:45 I&E Leadership Session: 
Advanced Biofuels
Leme
13:30 - 14:45 Human Health Leadership Session:
Technology Development & Innovation
Gávea B
14:45 - 16:00 I&E Leadership Session:
Prospects for the Development of Renewable Chemicals in Brazil
Leme
14:45 - 16:00 Human Health Leadership Session:
The Business of Start Ups
Gávea B
13:30 - 16:00 Company Presentations (15 minute timeslots) Ipanema
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break Foyer
16:30 - 16:50 I&E Keynote:
SENAI Biosynthetic Institute of Innovation
Leme
16:50 - 18:00 I&E Leadership Session:
Challenges in the Development of Emerging Technologies
Leme
16:30 - 17:45 Human Health Leadership Session:
Growth and Development of Life Sciences Clusters in Latin America
Gávea B
16:30 - 17:45 Company Presentations (15 minute timeslots) Ipanema
18:00 - 21:00 Networking Reception Carioca Terrace

 

Friday, October 16, 2015 Room
8:00 - 12:00 Check-in & Registration Foyer
8:30 - 9:30 Human Health Leadership Session:
Survey of the Regulatory Environment for Clinical Trials
Gávea B
8:30 - 10:00 I&E Leadership Session:
Climate Change and Low Carbon Technologies
Leme
8:30 - 10:30 Company Presentations (15 minute timeslots) Ipanema
9:00 - 15:30 BIO One-on-One PartneringTM Meetings
Scheduled meetings take place in 30-minute intervals
Gávea A/ Vidigal ABC
9:30 - 10:30 Human Health Leadership Session:
Biotech Patent Protection Around the World
Gávea B
10:00 - 10:30 I&E Keynote:
Intellectual Property in the Biobased Economy
Leme
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break Foyer
10:45 - 12:00 Human Health Leadership Session:
Driving Latin American Competitiveness
Gávea B
10:45 - 12:00 I&E Leadership Session:
Incentive Policies for Industrial Development and Availability of Raw Materials
Leme 
10:45 - 12:00 Company Presentations (15 minute timeslots) Ipanema
12:00 - 13:30 Buffet Lunch Break Carioca Terrace
13:30 - 14:15 I&E Keynote:
New Law on Access to Genetic Resources of Brazilian Biodiversity
Leme
13:30 - 14:30 Human Health Leadership Session:
Developing Biologics: Understanding the Regulatory Pathways
Gávea B
14:15 - 15:30 I&E Leadership Session:
The Future in Inputs for Cosmetics
Leme
14:30 - 15:30 Human Health Leadership Session:
The Evolution of Public-Private Development Partnerships in Brazil
Gávea B
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break Foyer
15:45 - 17:00 Closing Plenary:
Challenges and Opportunities for Biotech Investment in Latin America
Gávea B
17:00 - 18:00 Closing Reception Foyer

 

As of October 8, 2015. Schedule is subject to change.