Please join us: university-industry partnerships bootcamp

2 NOV 2016
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
DLA Piper LLP (US)
555 Mission Street
Suite 2400
San Francisco, California
94105-2933
United States of America

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Program
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Reception

Life Sciences companies are increasing their engagement with universities in order to collaborate with world-class researchers and supplement their efforts to find novel molecules, treatments, devices and other innovations to enhance or expand their product pipeline. 

Join DLA Piper and the University Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP) at a workshop designed to provide companies valuable insights on how to structure and manage engagements with universities.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Each session will be led by experienced academic and corporate representatives who will discuss issues critical to university-industry partnerships: 
  • corporate strategy, including the rationale for collaboration, expectations and structures 
  • operational matters, including intellectual property, contracts, compliance and other administrative issues 
  • novel issues presented by investigator-initiated clinical trials 
  • key challenges for life sciences industry companies 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Innovation scouts, corporate venture professionals and business development executives from life sciences companies interested in university collaboration and licensing. 

FEATURED SPEAKERS
Shane Albright, Partner, Corporate, DLA Piper 
Rick Friedman, Counsel, Corporate, DLA Piper 
Anthony M. Boccanfuso, President, University Industry Demonstration Partnership 
Dianne Archer, Corporate Counsel, Gilead Sciences, Inc. 
Charles Adelsheim, Research and Strategic Collaborations, Varian Medical Systems 
Helene Orescan, JD, Director Clinical Trials Contracts & Strategic Relations, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Randolph Hall, Vice President of Research, University of Southern California 
Elizabeth Adams, Assistant Vice President for Research Administration, University of Virginia 
Pramod Khargonekar, Chancellor of University Research, University of
California – Irvine 

Anne O'Donnell, Executive Director for Corporate Research Partnerships, UC San Diego

FOR MORE INFORMATION 

Please contact Valerie Brennan with questions.