AusBiotech 2016 Program

AusBiotech 2016: Monday Sessions
8:00am 

Registration Desk Open

9:00am

 BioIndustry Exhibition Viewing with Tea & Coffee

9:00am - 9:45am

Welcome to country & IBS 2016 and AusBiotech 2016

Premier of Victoria, The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP

Prof Francesco Nicotra, Vice-President of IUPAC Division III, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Glenn Cross, CEO, AusBiotech Ltd

 

 9:45am - 10:30am

Plenary Session 1 l  

Chair: Glenn Cross, CEO, AusBiotech Ltd

Paul Perreault, CEO and Managing Director, CSL Ltd, USA 

100 years old … and just getting started

CSL is Australia’s most successful biotech and this year it will spend more than $USD600 million on R&D. CEO Paul Perreault will discuss his decision to locate CSL’s global R&D hub in Melbourne, his vision for a renaissance in Australian 

biotechnology and his view of the elements needed for business success.

 

10:30am-11:00am

Morning Tea & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

 

Concurrent Stream 1
Room 207

Concurrent Stream 2
Room 208

11:00am-12:30pm

New technologies and developments in Clinical Trials:

Chair: Dr Meera Verma, Acting Chief Executive, TechInSA

Michael Winlo, CEO, Linear Clinical Research Ltd

Luke Edington, Clinical Project Manager, Datapharm

Kieran Connoly, Senior Director APAC Operations, Parexel 

John Moller, COO, Novotech 

National Innovation and Science Agenda Update

Chair: Dr Anna Lavelle, Principal Advisor, AusBiotech Ltd

Bill Ferris AC, Chair, Innovation & Science Australia

Sue MacLeman, Chief Executive Officer, MTP Connect - Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Growth Centre

Peter Chesworth, Head of Division, Innovation Programs, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Hank Sciberras, Partner, Tax, Deloitte 

 

 

12:30pm-1:30pm

Lunch & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors 

12:30pm - 1:15pm 

AusBiotech Annual General Meeting

Julie Phillips, Chair, AusBiotech Ltd and the AusBiotech Board invite all members to join the Annual General Meeting.

Lunch provided.

 

Concurrent Stream 1
Room 207

Concurrent Stream 2
Room 208
1:30pm -3:00pm

Collaboration for innovation - drug development in the modern biopharma era

Chair: Andrew Wear, Director, MedTech and Pharmaceuticals, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) 

Prof Bill Charman, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University

Dr Warwick Tong, Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTX)

Dr Megan Baldwin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Opthea

 

Victorian Government Session

 

BioSimilars: The science, the operating environment and the opportunity

Chair: Sean Lybrand, Director, Value Access and Policy, Amgen Australia

Dr Sundar Ramanan, Director, Regulatory and R&D Policy, Amgen

Ric Morgan, Special Counsel, Allens

Frederic Lefebvre, Principal, ANZ, IMS Consulting Group

 

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

3:30pm - 4:00pm

J&J Industry Award presentations

Room 203 - 204

Chair: Glenn CrossCEO, AusBiotech Ltd

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Plenary Session 2 l Global update: Key issues facing Big Pharma globally

Room 203 - 204

Chair: Loraine Chiroiu, Deputy CEO, AusBiotech Ltd

Dr Stephen Yoder, Head, Speciality Pharmaceuticals Search & Evaluation, BMS Business Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb 

Dr BG Rhee, President, Green Cross Holdings

Dr Reginald Seeto, Head of Partnering and Strategy, MedImmune 

Dr Kevin J. Lynch, Vice President, Search and Evaluation, Abbvie

Sarah Holland, Head of External Science & Partnering, Europe, Sanofi

 

5:00pm - 6:30pm

IBS 2016 and AusBiotech 2016 Welcome Reception

Supported by CSL

 

AusBiotech 2016: Tuesday Sessions
7:00am

Registration Desk Open 

6:55am - 7:45am 

South Wharf river promenade precinct walking tour

Hilton Hotel reception - Free to attend - Please RSVP by email: events@ausbiotech.org

Join us for a walking tour that highlights Melbournes discovery and exploration,  waterfront history, initial settlement and Aboriginal history. Tour will include Melbourne maps, bushtucker samples, historic souvenir and chocolate sample 

7:30am - 8:30am

MasterControl Business Breakfast: How to make life changing products available to more people sooner.

Presenter: Chad Fox - President of MasterControl Asia

Join us and experience our version of MasterControl quality management. You will see first hand the essence of our mission statement; To make life changing products available to more people sooner.

Spaces are limited, please express interest during the registration process. Spaces will be confirmed in early September.

 

8:30am

BioIndustry Exhibition Open

8:45am - 10:30am

Room 203/204

Chair: Glenn Cross, CEO, AusBiotech Ltd

Plenary Session 3 | Biotechnology and innovation: risk and precaution - social license or not?
Sir Peter Gluckman,
Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister, New Zealand

 

 

Plenary Session 4 l Millis Oration 

Introduction: Dr Andrew Cuthbertson, Chief Scientific Officer and R&D Director, CSL
Prof Ian Gust, Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne

 

Plenary Session 5 | 

Chair: Glenn Cross, Chief Executive Officer, AusBiotech Ltd

Dr Jeanne Bolger, Vice President Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Innovation 

 

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea and Networking with BioIndustry Hall Exhibitors

 

Concurrent Stream 1 

Room 207

Concurrent Stream 2 

Room 208

Concurrent Stream 3

Room 209

11:00 - 12:30pm

Recent Developments in Australian and US Patent Law in the Life Sciences Industry, including Post-Grant Proceedings

Introduction: Jenny Petering, Of Counsel, FB Rice

Chair: Dr Lisa Haile, Partner, DLA Piper

Nicholas Tyacke, Partner, DLA Piper

Geraldine Farrell, General Counsel & Vice President Operations, Nexvet Biopharma plc

Patrick McManamny, Partner, FB Rice

 

Establishing better links between industry and research institutes

Chair: Dr Julian Chick, Chief Operating Officer, Admedus Limited

Julian Clarke, Head, Business Development, WEHI

James Dromey, Head of Commercialisation & Legal, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Dr Keith McLean, Director, Manufacturing Flagship, CSIRO  

Bill McKeon, COO/Chief strategy development officer, Texas Medical Centre innovation

Patheon session

 

 

 

12:30 - 1:30pm

Lunch & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

 

Concurrent Stream 1 

Room 207

Concurrent Stream 2 

Room 208

 Concurrent Stream 3

Room 209

1:30 - 3:00pm

Global BioPolicy

Chair: Dr Anna Lavelle, Principal Advisor, AusBiotech Ltd

Andrew Casey, President & CEO, BIOTECanada

Dr Viola Bronsema, CEO & Secretary General, BIO Deutschland, Germany

Barry Heavey, Head of Life Sciences, Engineering & Industrial Tech, IDA Ireland

The future of the Australian Regenerative Medicine sector 

Introduction: Silvio Tiziani, Chief Operating Officer, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institue & Executive Director, EMBL Australia

Chair: Megan Munsie, Head-Education, Ethics, Law & Community Awareness Unit

Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Orthocell

Sue MacLeman, Chief Executive Officer, MTPConnect Ltd

Tim Oldham, Chief Executive Officer, Cell Therapies Pty Ltd

Professor Martin Pera, Chair, Stem Cell Sciences, University of Melbourne

Damian Bates, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Research, SanBio

Cyber Risks for Life Science Companies

Travis McIntosh, Assistant VP, Life Science Specialist, Asia Pacific Zone Chubb

Shane Aitken, Chief Operating Officer, Avatar Brokers Pty Ltd

Warren Dunn, Partner, EY Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services

 

3:00 - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

3:30 - 5:00pm

Room 203/204

Plenary Session 6 | Early stage Life Sciences Investment - Global Perspective

 

Chair: Lawrence Gozlan, CEO, Scientia Capital

Jeremy Curnock Cook, Managing Director and Executive Chairman, BioScience Managers

Warren Dunnavant, Director Healthcare Investment Banking, ROTH Capital

Dr Andrew Kelly, Executive Director, BioPacific Partners

Hershell Berry, Managing Partner, Blueprint

 

7:00 - 11:00pm

AusBiotech Official Conference Dinner  
Peninsula – Atlantic Group, Shed 14 Central Pier

Supported by Patheon

            

AusBiotech 2016: Wednesday Sessions
8:00am

Registration Desk & BioIndustry Opens

10:00am - 3:00pm

BioIndustry Exhibition Hall Trade Day

9:30 - 10:30am

Room 203/204


Plenary Session 7
l Successful commercialisation of life science research

Chair: Dr Anna Lavelle, Principal Advisor, AusBiotech Ltd

Hugh Alsop, Chief Executive Office, Hatchtech Pty Ltd
Prof Darren Kelly
, CEO & Managing Director, OccuRx Pty Ltd
Dr Dean Moss, CEO, UniQuest Pty Ltd

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea and Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors 

11:00am - 11:30am

Room 203/204

Chair: Glenn Cross, CEO, AusBiotech Ltd

Plenary Session 8 l Collaborations between institution, how to grow a world class collaborative medical centre

Robert Robins, President, Texas Medical Centre

 

11:30am - 12:00pm

Room 203/204

Plenary Session 9 Update on the UK Life Science Sector

Chair: Glenn Cross, CEO, AusBiotech Ltd

Dr Jon Mowles, Life Sciences Specialist, UKTI 

12:00pm - 12:30pm 

Room 203/204

Plenary Session 10 The Science of Swisse

Chair: Glenn Cross, CEO, AusBiotech Ltd

Radek Sali, Chief Executive Officer, Swisse Wellness Pty Ltd

 

12:30pm - 1.40pm

Lunch and Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

1:40pm - 2:00pm

Room 203/204

Look back at the AusBiotech Strategic Plan 2013 - 2016 and look toward the future

Chair: Michelle Burke, Director, External Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squib

Julie Phillips, Chair, Ausbiotech Ltd

2:00pm - 2:20pm

Room 203/204

Plenary Session 11 Transformation, Developments, Opportunities and Future of Global CRO Market

Chair: Michelle Burke, Director, External Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squib

Sanjeev Kumar, Industry Manager, Transformational Health: Life sciences, Frost & Sullivan

2:20pm - 3:00pm

Room 203/204

Plenary Session 12 l Nanoparticles for therapy and diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease – A European Union example of translation of academic results

Chair: Michelle Burke, Director, External Affairs, Bristol-Myers Squib

Prof Francesco Nicotra, Vice-President of IUPAC Division III, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Afternoon Tea and Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors 

3:45pm - 4:30pm

Room 203/204

Plenary Session 13  l European Life Science Industry Update

Dr Viola Bronsema, Secretary General and CEO, BIO Deutschland

4:30pm - 4:45pm

Room 203/204

AusBiotech 2016 Closing

Glenn Cross, Chief Executive Officer, AusBiotech Ltd

Handover to the 2017 conference

The Hon Kyam Maher MLC, Minister for Science and Information Economy, Government of South Australia

 

4:45pm - 6.00pm

International BioFest Networking Reception, networking for all three BioFest events
Canapes, drinks, live entertainment and networking

Supported by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science