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, Vice-President of IUPAC Division III, 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:

Chair: Dr Meera Verma, Acting Chief Executive, BioSA 

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 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
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

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

 

Chair: Lawrence Gozlan, Chief Executive Officer, 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

 

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

 

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