Life Sciences Future is a two day event designed by Pennsylvania Bio to reflect the rapidly-evolving landscape in healthcare – and the more expansive and diverse membership of the Association.
The first day of the conference, Symposium:Partnerships in Science, will be attended by professionals from biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical device and diagnostics, and investment organizations as they explore best practices for bringing technologies out of the universities to form new companies.
On the second day, Life Sciences Future will feature a deeply relevant program that speaks to every member of our diverse audience. Features include partnering, funding meet-ups, company presentations, networking opportunities, and global perspectives from keynote speakers to deliver strategic concepts and practical ideas to prepare you for the new world of life sciences success.
October 13, 2014 Speakers
Jon Soderstrom, Ph.D., Managing Director of the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), Yale University
Michael Sofia, Ph.D., President, Chief Science Officer, Co-Founder, OnCore Biopharma
October 14, 2014 Patient Spotlight Speakers
Christian Bermudez, M.D., University of Pittsburgh Physicians UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Transplantation, UPMC, Surgical Director, ECMO Program, UPMC
Peter DeComo, Chairman & CEO, ALungRead More…
Jon Sacker, 33, too sick for doctors at UPMC to attempt his second double lung transplant, opts for his only chance of survival – an experimental machine, not yet approved by the FDA, called the Hemolung. The dialysis-like device for lungs was developed by ALung Technologies that doctors credit prolonging Sacker’s life.Read More…
Visit the Short Takes stages throughout the day to hear from experts on an array of topics, from funding to personal liability and everything in between. However, these aren’t your typical, in-depth presentations. Short Takes speakers get a 20 minute slot to tell their stories, employing a light, anecdotal technique to impart practical wisdom that you can use to improve your business practices or just to stay informed!
Our region is host to a rich ecosystem of new research and emerging companies representing the future of life sciences. As such, we’ve made plenty of room in our schedule for Scientific Presentations and Company Presentations at Life Sciences Future. If you are part of a research institution or a new and emerging company, we invite you to register today to present on October 13-14 to the anticipated 1,000 attendees. You never know, you may find your next business partner. You’ll have to present to find out!Read More…