AusBiotech 2016 Program

AusBiotech 2015: Monday Sessions
8:00am 

Registration Desk Open

9:00am

 BioIndustry Exhibition Viewing with Tea & Coffee

9:00am - 9:45am

Room 203/204

Official Opening of IBS 2016 and AusBiotech 2016

Dr Anna Lavelle, CEO, AusBiotech

Prof Francesco Nicotra, Chair of the IUPAC Subcommittee of Biotechnology, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

 

 9:45am - 10:30am

Plenary Session 1 l  

Mr Paul Perreault, CEO and Managing Director, CSL Behring, USA 

10:30am-11:00am

Morning Tea & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

 

Concurrent Stream 1
207

Concurrent Stream 2
208

11:00am-12:30pm

New technologies in Clinical Trials:

 

National Innovation and Science Agenda Update

Chair: Dr Anna Lavelle, Chief Executive Officer, AusBiotech Ltd

Bill Ferris AC, Co-Chairman & Co-Founding Partner, CHAMP Private Equity

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

Peter Chesworth, Head of Division, Sectoral Growth Policy , Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

 

12:30pm-1:30pm

Lunch & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors 

12:30pm - 1:30pm 

AusBiotech Anual 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
207

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

Victorian Government Session

 

BioSimilars: The Science, the operating environment and the opportunity

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

Ric Morgan, Special Counsel, Allens

 

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Room 203/204

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

Chiar: Glenn Cross, Chief Operating Officer, AusBiotech

Dr BG Rhee, President, Green Cross Holdings

Dr Reginald Seeto, Head of Partnering and Strategy, MedImmune 

5:00pm - 6:30pm IBS 2016 and AusBiotech 2016 Welcome Reception
AusBiotech 2015: Tuesday Sessions
7:00am

Registration Desk Open 

7:30am - 8:15am

Master Control 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 firsthand 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

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 
Prof Ian Gust, Professional Fellow, University of Melbourne

 

Plenary Session 5 | 

 

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea and Networking with BioIndustry Hall Exhibitors

 

Concurrent Stream 1
207

Concurrent Stream 1
208

11:00 - 12:30pm

 

 

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, Murdoch Childrens Resaercg Institute

Dr Keith McLean, Director, Manufacturing Flagship, CSIRO

12:30 - 1:30pm

Lunch & Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

 

Concurrent Stream 1
207

Concurrent Stream 2
208

1:30 - 3:00pm

Regenerative Medicine Session

  

 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

 

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

 

Chair: Lawrence Gozlan, Chief Executive Officer, Scientia Capital

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

Dr Andrew Kelly, Executive Director, BioPacific Partners

 

7:00 - 11:00pm

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

            

AusBiotech 2015: Wednesday Sessions
8:00am

RegistratiReon Desk & BioIndustry Opens

10:00am - 3:00pm

BioIndustry Exhibition Hall Trade Day

9:30 - 10:30am

Room 203/204
Plenary Session 7 l Succesful commercialisation of life science research

Chair: Dr Anna Lavelle, Chief Executive Officer, AusBiotech Ltd

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

 

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea and Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors 

11:00am - 11:20am

Room 203/204

Plenary Session 8 l 

 

11:20am - 11:40am

 Plenary Session 9 l 

 

 11:40am - 12:00pm

 Plenary Session 10 l Update on the UK Life Science Sector

Dr Jon Mowles, Life Sciences Specialist, UKTI 

12:00pm - 12:30pm 

Plenary Session 11 l The Science of Swisse

Radek Sali, Chief Executive Officer, Swisse Wellness Pty Ltd

12:30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch and Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Room 203/204

Look back at the AusBiotech Strategic Plan 2013 - 2016 and a future focus

Julie Phillips, Chair, Ausbiotech Ltd

 

1:45pm - 2:05pm

Plenary Session 11 l Frost and Sullivan Market Insight Report

 

2:05pm - 2:35pm

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

Prof Francesco Nicotra, Full Professor, University of Milano-Bicocca

 

2:35pm - 3:05pm

Plenary Session 13 l 

 

3:05pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea and Networking with BioIndustry Exhibitors 

3:30pm - 4:15pm

Plenary Session 14 l 

Dr Viola Bronsema, Secretary General and CEO, BIO Deutschland

4:15pm - 4:30pm AusBiotech 2016 Closing
4:30pm - 6.00pm

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