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Record number of institutional investors at CEO

The final numbers are in and we have good reason to celebrate (perhaps we should get a three-day weekend?!) - there were a record number of institutional investors at the CEO & Investor Conference, 1,050 in total. Most of the more than 200 company presentations were full rooms, since in total we had more than 2000 participants. And obviously a lot of dealmaking and potential dealmaking was in the works with more than 1400 one-on-one meetings.

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Duck taped to the side of a train

Despite a delayed train, I got home at 11:30 last night, not too bad considering how bad it could have been! At least the thirty minute delay allowed me to hang out with Mary from Amtrak who repeatedly got requests from folks trying to move up their reservations and she had the pleasure of turning them away one after another since all the trains were filled to the brim. At least she offered them all Read More >

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Southward Bound for Partnering for Global Health

I’m heading south – and closer to home – next month.  Join me from March 10-12 in Washington, DC, for our first ever, international Partnering for Global Health Forum. Ok, so technically, I jump on Amtrak in a few hours to go back home to DC, but you get the point! DC in the spring is fabulous – as long as it doesn’t rain. And the conference will be a can’t miss event, even if Read More >

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Conference Slide Show

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Sen. Brownback to speak at Global Health conference

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  

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