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Global health is the spotlight as BIO teams up with BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) and the Gates Foundation to host the first Partnering for Global Health conference in Washington, D.C. Kansas Senator Sam Brownback will be a key speaker. This brand new, international event will focus on opportunities for the biotech industry to help accelerate the development of medicines for neglected diseases of the developing world. More info is at http://pgh.bio.org/opencms/PGH/2008/index.jsp
The biggest buzz aside from biotech at the CEO conference is definitely the light snowfall outside. Word on the street is that it will continue to warm up and the snow won’t stick, hopefully no one’s travel will be dramatically inconvenienced tomorrow. If you want a second opinion: www.weather.com
Chicago is my kinda town. Meet me there April 27-30 for the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. There’s a great lineup of sessions and speakers highlighting the latest in industrial biotechnology. Now in its fifth year, the Congress continues to grow in size and scope. This event has something for everyone – session tracks will cover relevant topics in the areas of biofuels and bioenergy; renewable feedstocks; renewable chemicals and biomaterials; fine chemicals; Read More >
BIO will debut a new conference in Boston April 22-23. The National Venture Conference will draw early-stage, private biotech companies and healthcare venture partners. I hope to see you there, but in the meantime, check out http://bnvc.bio.org for more details in the coming months.