Boston CEO
Date: Location: Cost:
Jun 4 - 5, 2014 Four Seasons Hotel
200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 338-4400

Starting at $2100

 

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June 4, 2014

Time Agenda
8:00-9:00 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00-9:30 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Henri Termeer, Lead Director, Verastem
Co-hosts: Marc Beer, Josh BogerMichelle Dipp, Deborah DunsireChris Garabedian, John Maraganore, David Meeker, Lonnie Moulder, Bruno Osterwalder, Richard PopsSteve Tregay, Christoph Westphal

9:30-9:45 am

Moderated Keynote: The Ferring Way
Michel Pettigrew, Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Michelle Dipp, OvaScience

9:45-10:00 am

Moderated Keynote
Sandra L. Fenwick
, Boston Children's Hospital
Moderator: Cynthia LaConte, Dohmen Life Science Services

10:00-10:30 am

2014 Biopharma: Trends To Watch
Doug Fambrough, Dicerna; Ansbert Gadicke, MPM Capital; Kurt Graves, Intarcia Therapeutics; John Mendlein, aTyr Pharma; David Pritchard, KaloBios Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Bob Coughlin, MassBio

10:30-10:45 am

Moderated Keynote
Robert Kaplan
, Harvard Business School
Moderator: Marc Kozin, OvaScience Board

10:45-11:15 am

Networking Break

11:15-11:45 am

Novel Therapeutic Modalities: Successful Development Paths
Prabha Fernandes, Cempra; Adi Hoess, Affimed; Dan Menichella, AGTC; Jeffrey Tong, Nora Therapeutics; Rob Wills, Johnson & Johnson 
Moderator: Lisa McKerracher, BioAxone BioSciences

11:45-12:15 pm

Product Launch Checklist of Essentials
Marc Beer, Aegerion; Kurt Graves, Intarcia Therapeutics; David Meek, Endocyte; Sam Rasty, Shire
Moderator: Mike Luther, AMRI Global

12:15-1:00 pm

Networking Lunch
Co-hosts
: Marc Beer, Josh Boger, Michelle Dipp, Deborah Dunsire, Doug Fambrough, Robert ForresterAnsbert Gadicke, Chris Garabedian, Carl Gordon, John Maraganore, David Meeker, John Mendlein, Lonnie Moulder, Bruno Osterwalder, Richard Pops, Henri Termeer, Steve Tregay, Christoph Westphal

1:00-1:15 pm

Moderated Keynote
Charlie Baker, 2014 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate
Moderator: Christoph Westphal, Flex Pharma

1:15-1:45 pm

How Does Big Pharma Access Early-Stage Innovation
Jennifer Cermak, Flex Pharma; Bernard Davitian, Sanofi; Jason Gardner, GlaxoSmithKline; Philippe Lopes-Fernandes, EMD Serono; Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch, Teva Pharma
Moderator: Robert Urban, Johnson & Johnson

1:45-2:15 pm

How To Build Technology Value
Jeremy Bender, Sutro Biopharma; Scott Minick, BIND BioSciences; Elisabet de los Pinos, Aura Biosciences; Dirk Kuyper, Illuminoss Medical
Moderator: Marc Rubenstein, Ropes & Gray LLP

2:15-2:30 pm

Moderated Keynote
Richard Pops
, Alkermes
Moderator: Chris Garabedian, Sarepta Therapeutics

2:30-3:00 pm

Networking Break 

3:00-3:30 pm

Industry-Wide Initiatives That Should Matter To You  
Glenn Batchelder
, Civitas Therapeutics; JC Gutierrez-Ramos, Pfizer; Jonathan Leff, Deerfield; Jon Lewis, Ziopharm Oncology; John Maraganore, Alnylam
Moderator: Matthew Rossiter, Fenwick & West

3:30-4:00 pm

Trends In Personalized Medicine
Ron Ellis, Endocyte; Jim Geraghty, Third Rock Ventures; Art Krieg, Sarepta Therapeutics; Bruno Osterwalder, Merck Serono; Saurabh Saha, BioMed Valley Discoveries; Albert Seymour, Shire
Moderator: John Mendlein, aTyr Pharma

4:00-4:30 pm

Importance of Emerging Markets
Friedhelm Blobel
, SciClone; Deborah Dunsire, FORUM Pharmaceuticals; Richard Eglen, Corning Life Sciences; Mark Leuchtenberger, Acusphere; John Oyler, BeiGene
Moderator: Carl Firth, Aslan Pharma

4:30-5:00 pm

2014 Healthcare Market Outlook
David Donabedian
, AbbVie; Jay Galeota, Merck; Carl Gordon, OrbiMed; Dan Grau, Heptares; Kemal Malik, Bayer; Robert Silverman, Roche
Moderator: Chris Otey, Alexandria Venture Investments

5:00-5:15 pm

Moderated Keynote
Kemal Malik, Bayer
Moderator: Barbara Fox, Avaxia Biologics

5:15-6:00 pm

Cocktails and Appetizers
Co-hosts: Marc Beer, Josh Boger, Michelle Dipp, Deborah Dunsire, Doug Fambrough, Robert ForresterAnsbert Gadicke, Chris Garabedian, Carl Gordon, John Maraganore, David Meeker, John Mendlein, Lonnie Moulder, Bruno Osterwalder, Richard Pops, Henri Termeer, Steve Tregay, Christoph Westphal

June 5, 2014

Time Agenda
7:45-8:15 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:15-9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Co-hosts: Marc Beer, Josh Boger, Michelle Dipp, Deborah Dunsire, Doug Fambrough, Robert ForresterAnsbert Gadicke, Chris Garabedian, Carl GordonJohn Maraganore, David Meeker, John Mendlein, Lonnie Moulder, Bruno Osterwalder, Richard Pops, Henri Termeer, Steve Tregay, Christoph Westphal

9:00-9:30 am

Small Cap Biotech: Financing For The Long Run
Gil Beyen
, ERYTECH; Robert Forrester, Verastem; Justin Renz, Zalicus; Cliff Stocks, Theraclone; Daniel Teper, IMMUNE Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Arthur Tzianabos, OvaScience

9:30-10:00 am

Putting Patients at the Center
Robert Hershberg, VentiRx Pharma; Stan Lapidus, SynapDx; John McDonough, T2 Biosystems; Johannes Mosbacher, F. Hoffmann - La Roche
Moderator: Neil Warma, Opexa Therapeutics

10:00-10:30 am

Mid Cap Biotech: Optionality in Deals
Mary Lynne Hedley, TESARO; John Maraganore, Alnylam; Francois Nader, NPS Pharmaceuticals;  Jason Rhodes, Epizyme
Moderator: Ivan Bergstein, Stemline Therapeutics

10:30-11:15 am

Networking Break

11:15-11:45 am

Private Financing Trends
Eric Boutin, Flex Pharma; Francesco De Rubertis, Index Ventures; Stephen Knight, Fidelity Biosciences; Guillaume Pfefer, Kala Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Bill Whelan, Mintz Levin

11:45-12:15 pm

Alternative Business Models in Biotech
Morgan Conn, PTC Therapeutics; Punit Dhillon, OncoSec Medical; Jeff Hatfield, Vitae Pharmaceuticals; Jeff Jonker, Theravance; Werner Lanthaler; Evotec
Moderator: Dennis Purcell, Aisling Capital

12:15-1:00 pm

Networking Lunch
Co-hosts: Marc Beer, Josh Boger, Michelle Dipp, Deborah Dunsire, Doug Fambrough, Robert ForresterAnsbert Gadicke, Chris Garabedian, Carl GordonJohn Maraganore, David Meeker, John Mendlein, Lonnie Moulder, Bruno Osterwalder, Richard Pops, Henri Termeer, Steve Tregay, Christoph Westphal

1:00-1:30 pm

Academia and Biotech in Drug Discovery and Development
Al Beardsley, Galera Therapeutics; Margaret Lee, Zalicus; Derek Small, Naurex; Peter Sorger, Harvard Medical School; Steve Tregay, Forma Therapeutics
Moderator: Roger Tung, Concert Pharmaceuticals

1:30-2:00 pm

Innovative Deal Structures
Jim Dolan, formerly Purdue Pharma; Wael Fayad, Forest Labs; Rob McDonald, McGladrey; James O'Mara, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Graham Robinson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

2:00-2:30 pm

IPOs: Historical Trends, Future Predictions
Doug Fambrough, Dicerna; Jay Luly, Enanta; Greg Parekh, New Rhein Healthcare; David Schechner, R.W. Baird
Moderator: Shalini Sharp, Ultragenyx

2:30-3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:00-3:30 pm

Life Sciences Venture Capital
Bill Harrington, Osage University Partners; Bob More, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Liam Ratcliffe, New Leaf Venture Partners; Kiran Reddy, Third Rock Ventures; Harald Stock, ArjoHuntleigh
Moderator: Michael Hanewich, Silicon Valley Bank

3:30-4:00 pm

Innovation, Capital Markets, and the Future
Joe Ferra, JMP Securities; Maxine Gowen, Trevena; Brian Halak, Domain Associates; Volker Pfahlert, numares
Moderator: Kenneth Moch, Former CEO, Chimerix

4:00-4:40 pm

Large Biopharma
Deborah Dunsire, FORUM Pharmaceuticals; David Meeker, Genzyme; Jeffrey Nye, Johnson & Johnson; Richard Pops, Alkermes
Moderator: David Barrow, L.E.K. Consulting

4:40-5:00 pm

Moderated Keynote: Teamwork in Sports and Drug Development
Wyc Grousbeck, CEO, Boston Celtics
Moderator: Christoph Westphal, Flex Pharma

5:00-5:15 pm

Closing Remarks and Presentation of 2014 Boston CEO Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented by: Henri Termeer, Lead Director, Verastem (2010 Honoree)
Past Award Winners: 2013 Deborah Dunsire, 2012 Mark Levin 

5:15-6:15 pm

Cocktails and Appetizers
Co-hosts: Marc Beer, Josh Boger, Michelle Dipp, Deborah Dunsire, Doug Fambrough, Robert ForresterAnsbert Gadicke, Chris Garabedian, Carl Gordon, John Maraganore, David Meeker, John Mendlein, Lonnie Moulder, Bruno Osterwalder, Richard Pops, Henri Termeer, Steve Tregay, Christoph Westphal

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