• NCBIO Annual Meeting 2019

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    Name: NCBIO Annual Meeting 2019
    Date: October 3, 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, member registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    As of September 27, registration is at capacity but NCBIO members can be placed on a wait list. Please sign up online and you will automatically be placed on the wait list. Contact Amber Niebauer, Events Director, at aniebauer@ncbioscience.net if you have any questions. If you are a nonmember, please contact Laura Gunter, Membership Director, at lgunter@ncbioscience.net.


    The 25th Annual Meeting program also features a Networking Break and Lunch, and NCBIO Business Session. 

    TWO KEYNOTES:
    New Innovations: Personalized Health and Cancer Treatment  
    Industry leader describes why these innovations have developed now, discusses the promise of the therapies, and highlights pricing and value.  
    Capital Formation and Market Trends
    This keynote discusses best strategies to raise funding, the impact of current regulations on product pricing, and the ability of companies to continue to innovate. Take a deep dive into the economics of the life science space and the economic cross currents that industry is navigating. 
    TWO PANELS:
    Access and Availability 
    This interactive session features a discussion of policies necessary to make both novel and established therapies accessible to patients. Learn more about the realities and responsive policies that are maturing or effecting patient access including value-based reimbursement, pharmaceutical rebate reform, and other important topics.
    • Dora Hughes, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Research Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
    • Jeff Kiser, Market Head of Sales and Service, Aetna
    • Robin Levy, Senior Director, Public Policy and Advocacy, International Myeloma Foundation
    • Marianne Lopez, Ph.D., Research Director, Value-Based Payment Reform, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy (Moderator)
    • Vadim Lubarsky, Executive Director, CMS Policy and Reimbursement, Novartis
    • Reginald Munden, D.M.D., M.D., Interim Vice President Clinical Operations and Cancer Services, Wake Forest Baptist Health
    Ag and Human Microbiome 
    This discussion will take us from acknowledging the microbiome to understanding how to manipulate it for nutritional and therapeutic purposes.
    • Anne Ballou, Ph.D., Research and Development Scientist, Premex Innovation Labs
    • Jared Jensen, Ph.D., Nematologist, AgBiome
    • John Ryals, Ph.D., Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Metabolon; Chair Emeritus, Board of Directors, Metabolon; Board of Directors, AgBiome (Moderator)
    • Jorge Signes, Ph.D., Director, Operations and Genomics, David H. Murdock Research Institute
    25th Anniversary Dessert Reception

    Thank you to our sponsors.

    Platinum:
    BIO, Bioventus, Cook Medical, and VWR
    Gold: BDO, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, Grifols, LaSalle Group / Mentor Technical Group, and Novo Nordisk
    Silver: AdvaMedCharter Medical, Office Depot, The Conafay Group, UCB

    Bronze: ALTBusiness Wire, G1 Therapeutics, GSK, IQVIA, Liquidia TechnologiesMispro Biotech Services, Nikon, Novozymes, Thermo Fisher Scientific, UniFirst/UniClean
     
    Location:
    NC Biotechnology Center
    15 TW Alexander Drive
    RTP, NC 27709

    The NC Biotechnology Center partners with two nearby hotels, both providing free shuttle service to/from the Center.
    Date/Time Information:
    October 3
    8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Amber Niebauer, Events Director, NCBIO
    Fees/Admission:
    No cost for NCBIO members.
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