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BWB Exhibit Hall Open
Connect with 200+ exhibitors who represent global technology leaders and service providers working across:
2) Regenerative Medicine
3) Clinical Trials
Celebration of Science Opening Night Reception
October 5 | 4:30pm-6:30pm | Exhibit Hall
Explore our “Celebration of Science” theme with a taste of molecular gastronomy from Boston’s celebrity chefs. The party will feature “Dueling DJs” from the theater zone while you catch up with colleagues and friends, network with attendees, exhibitors and sponsors.
Participate in several interactive activities and/or relax in one of the themed lounge areas. Enjoy a fun evening with food, drinks and entertainment.
This is a complimentary event for all registered attendees.
Awards and Dinners
Women’s Executive Leadership Dinner
Women in positions of senior leadership within life sciences have truly completed an awesome feat in a male dominated space. At this year’s Women’s Executive Leadership Symposium Dinner, we honor these women by recognizing their accomplishments across various stages of the life science ecosystem. Join us for an inspiring and insightful discussion over dinner as executives share their journeys of rising to the ranks of senior leadership in life sciences. Learn how to find the right mentor for your desired career path. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to engage with women that are breaking barriers and taking life science to heightened levels of success.
6:45-7:15pm Gathering Drinks Reception
7:20pm Opening Remarks
7:30pm Keynote Presentation
Creating a Collaborative & Diverse Workforce: A Challenge for Life Sciences
This presentation will discuss the opportunity that the Life Sciences represents as key growth sectors of the economy, as well as address the diversity gap that exists in the U.S. Life Sciences workforce. I will provide an update on the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and initiatives underway by the Center to close these diversity gaps here in Massachusetts. Finally, I will draw on my own career to share some insights that have helped me prepare for and succeed in executive leadership roles over the years.
Susan Windham-Bannister, President and CEO, Biomedical Growth Strategies LLC and Managing Partner, Biomedical Innovation Advisors LLC; Immediate Past President and CEO, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
8:00pm Dinner Served - Networking Dinner
8:45pm Dessert and Coffee Served during After-Dinner Panel Discussion:
Accelerators & Barriers: How Can We Ensure that Leadership in the Life Sciences Industry Reflects the Diverse Talent Pool?
Panelists will provide insights from their careers, as well as examples of programs and initiatives that they have seen work.
Christina Bodurow, Ph.D., Senior Director, External Sourcing Medicines Development, Lilly
9:30pm Closing Remarks
A separate registration fee of $125 is required
Awards and Dinners
BPI Awards Ceremony and Dinner
October 5 | 7pm-10pm | BCEC Room 210AB
Where the heart, technology and business of science gets the recognition it deserves. Join BioProcess International Magazine as we honor the individuals, organizations and technologies that have significantly impacted, and advanced the efficiency of biotherapeutic development and manufacturing process.
Don’t miss this year’s Red Carpet Reception. Enjoy a sit down dinner and experience the presentation of the 2016 BioProcess International Awards. Have some fun and laughs with a very special comedy show you will be talking about for months to come! Complete this special evening with a Martini and reception.
A separate registration fee of $125 is required.