Weekly Digest of Events

Featured Events:

    Convergence Is Here! How Can Life Sciences & Healthcare Accelerate Hiring Of Data Science Talent?

    When: October 23, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Where: MassBio, 300 Technology Square 8th Fl, Cambridge, MA

    In this forum, our panel of experts will provide examples of programs in place now, such as academic-industry consortiums, specialized internships, and other means to drive awareness among data science students of the tremendous opportunity that awaits them in the life sciences and healthcare fields. Anyone involved in talent acquisition, corporate growth strategy, digital / technology innovation, as well as academics and with a passion for transforming life sciences and healthcare should come and join the conversation.

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    UMass Lowell Lyophilization Facility – Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

    When: October 28, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Where: UMass Lowell North Campus, Saab Emerging Technology & Innovation Center, 40 University Avenue, Lowell

    UMass Lowell is excited to announce the grand opening of its new, state-of-the art, pilot-scale lyophilization facility. The Lyophilization Lab provides an R&D test bed for process development, scale-up and the development and application of new process analytical technologies. The facility was developed with the generous support from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals

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    AI Applications in Biopharma Summit

    When: November 11, 2019 - November 12, 2019
    Where: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

    “A ‘who’s who’ of AI in biopharma.” This event is where the industry’s top science minds, AI technology experts and strategy leaders meet to share detailed use cases of AI in drug discovery, clinical development and real-world evidence, in order to improve patients’ lives. The AI Applications Summit is a new kind of collaborative experience where you can hear from an elite speaker line-up including representatives from Sanofi, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Pfizer, Biogen, AstraZeneca, GSK, Janssen and more who are pioneers in the movement.

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    Drug Development Boot Camp(R)

    When: November 20, 2019 - November 21, 2019, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Where: Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

    The Drug Development Boot Camp(R) provides intensive training in drug development to researchers and drug developers who have at least 5 years of relevant experience.

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    Champions for Biotechnology Education Awards Reception 2019

    When: November 20, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where: The UMass Club, 1 Beacon St. 32nd Floor, Boston, MA

    The Annual Champions for Biotechnology Education Awards Reception celebrates the outstanding advocacy for, and contributions to, life sciences education in the region.

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Other Upcoming Events

    Biotechnology Project Manager

    When: October 8, 2019 - November 12, 2019, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Where: MassBio/MassBioEd Offices, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, Ma, 02139

    This six-evening seminar examines critical aspects of project management, including an overview of the drug development process and regulatory agencies.

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    Scilligence Fall R&D Informatics Workshop

    When: October 16, 2019 - October 16, 2020, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Where: Catalyst Restaurant, 701 Concord Ave, Suite 202, Cambridge, MA, 02138

    Workshop at Catalyst featuring partner companies who discuss integration and innovation in R&D informatics.

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    Fearlessness as a Daily Practice

    When: October 21, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Where: Broad Institute, 415 Main St., Cambridge, MA

    This seminar will help you examine the role of fear in your life and explore the practices that will allow you to be truly “fearless”.

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    Living a Limitless Life: Make Your Entrepreneurial Journey Work for You

    When: October 22, 2019, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Where: LabCentral, 700 Main Street, North, Cambridge, MA

    This talk by Limitless author Laura Gassner Otting will help you discover what really matters to you and give you a framework to make the decisions necessary to grow your company.

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    Small Business Direct Access Training Grant Essential Skills for Supervisors

    When: October 22, 2019, 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Where: North Shore Community College, 1Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA., 01923

    Sign up now for this “Free” Essential Skills for Supervisor training program funded by the Workforce Training Fund and offered by Corporate Solutions at NSCC. 

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    Convergence Is Here! How Can Life Sciences & Healthcare Accelerate Hiring Of Data Science Talent?

    When: October 23, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Where: MassBio, 300 Technology Square 8th Fl, Cambridge, MA

    In this forum, our panel of experts will provide examples of programs in place now, such as academic-industry consortiums, specialized internships, and other means to drive awareness among data science students of the tremendous opportunity that awaits them in the life sciences and healthcare fields. Anyone involved in talent acquisition, corporate growth strategy, digital / technology innovation, as well as academics and with a passion for transforming life sciences and healthcare should come and join the conversation.

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    Betsy Myers on Leadership

    When: October 23, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where: Fish & Richardson, PC, One Marina Park Drive, Boston, MA

    Nationally known leadership expert Betsy Myers brings her insights and best practices on authentic leadership for business results and career advancement.

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    How to Maximize the Benefit of Your Pre-IND Meeting & Translate it into Success in Europe

    When: October 25, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
    Where: Boston Marriott Cambridge, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA

    Join The Weinberg Group for breakfast on Friday, October 25th as we discuss the ways to optimize your time with the FDA and how to get the approval process started in the EU.

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    Harvard Medical School Executive Education

    When: October 25, 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
    Where: Harvard Medical School Online Webinar, Online

    In the Harvard Medical School webinar, Dr. Rebecca Miksad, will discuss a recent oncology use case of Electronic Health record (EHR)-derived RWE in the regulatory context.

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    5th Annual Bio/Pharmaceutical Product Launch Summit

    When: October 28, 2019 - October 29, 2019, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Where: Doubletree Suites Boston, 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston, MA

    Identify Keys to Early Commercialization • Eliminate Barriers to Market Access • Ensure Post Launch Success

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    4th FierceBiotech Drug Development Forum

    When: October 28, 2019 - October 29, 2019, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Where: The Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

    Whether you are responsible for R&D, clinical development, market access, commercialization, business development, or venture investments, the 4th FierceBiotech Drug Development Forum has you covered.

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    UMass Lowell Lyophilization Facility – Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

    When: October 28, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Where: UMass Lowell North Campus, Saab Emerging Technology & Innovation Center, 40 University Avenue, Lowell

    UMass Lowell is excited to announce the grand opening of its new, state-of-the art, pilot-scale lyophilization facility. The Lyophilization Lab provides an R&D test bed for process development, scale-up and the development and application of new process analytical technologies. The facility was developed with the generous support from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals

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    Joining a Nonprofit Board

    When: October 28, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Where: Bristol-Meyers Squibb, 100 Binney St, Cambridge, Ma

    Sit in for a panel discussion on everything you need to know if you are considering joining a nonprofit board.

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    Inflammasome Therapeutics Summit

    When: October 29, 2019 - October 31, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Where: Revere Hotel Boston Common, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA, 02116

    The inaugural Inflammasome Therapeutics Summit (ITS) is industry’s first dedicated discussion.

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    How to Scale without Getting Scathed

    When: October 29, 2019, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Where: CIC Cambridge, 245 Main Street, Cambridge, MA

    Join Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS on 10/29 as we welcome a panel of experts to delve into strategies to support your company’s growth as it enters the scaling phase.

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    Lunch and Learn with Daley and Associates!

    When: October 29, 2019, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Where: M2D2, 110 Canal Street, 4th Floor, Lowell, MA

    Learn how numerous startups are navigating their way through growth and positioning themselves for investors using contract talent!

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    Small Business Direct Access Training Grant Essential Skills for Supervisors

    When: October 29, 2019, 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Where: North Shore Community College, 1Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA., 01923

    Sign up now for this “Free” Essential Skills for Supervisor training program funded by the Workforce Training Fund and offered by Corporate Solutions at NSCC. 

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    Activated Egg Symposium "Circadian Rhythms and Early Development"

    When: November 1, 2019, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Where: Marriott Courtyard Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

    A unique workshop for egg and stem cell researchers exploring the role of circadian rhythms in early development and cell differentiation. Keynotes: Dr. Joseph Takahashi and Dr. Shoukrat Mitalipov.

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    Grand Opening: Ipsen Innovation Center / Biolabs

    When: November 4, 2019, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Where: Ipsen Cambridge Office, 650 Kendall St Cambridge, MA

    On Monday, November 4, 2019, Ipsen invites you to join us as we celebrate the grand opening of the Ipsen Innovation Center | Biolabs.

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    Alexion Research: Building a Pipeline to Service Patients with Rare Disease

    When: November 5, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, 121 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA

    BioXchange and Alexion Pharmaceuticals Present: Sharon Barr; VP, Global Head of Research at Alexion Pharmaceuticals

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    Small Business Direct Access Training Grant Essential Skills for Supervisors

    When: November 5, 2019, 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Where: North Shore Community College, 1Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA., 01923

    Sign up now for this “Free” Essential Skills for Supervisor training program funded by the Workforce Training Fund and offered by Corporate Solutions at NSCC. 

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    Patient Advocacy Summit 2019

    When: November 6, 2019, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Where: Marriott Boston Cambridge, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA

    One of MassBio’s most popular events of the year, the Patient Advocacy Summit brings together the patient advocacy community to showcase best practices and cutting-edge examples of how life sciences companies can more fully incorporate the patient voice into the work they do—not just approaching regulatory applications or at commercialization, but throughout the drug development cycle.

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    Free "Barracuda Bowl" Pitch Event

    When: November 6, 2019, 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where: Mintz, One Financial Center, Boston, MA

    See what Boston MedTech’s brightest have to offer—and what investors really think of their pitches—in a “Shark Tank”-style competition.

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    Discover Brigham

    When: November 7, 2019, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Where: Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston

    Join Brigham Research for a day of wonder, science, and innovation. Come witness and learn about groundbreaking research of all kinds with expert panelists, investigators, and the Brigham community.

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    AI Applications in Biopharma Summit

    When: November 11, 2019 - November 12, 2019
    Where: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

    “A ‘who’s who’ of AI in biopharma.” This event is where the industry’s top science minds, AI technology experts and strategy leaders meet to share detailed use cases of AI in drug discovery, clinical development and real-world evidence, in order to improve patients’ lives. The AI Applications Summit is a new kind of collaborative experience where you can hear from an elite speaker line-up including representatives from Sanofi, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Pfizer, Biogen, AstraZeneca, GSK, Janssen and more who are pioneers in the movement.

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    Elementary Science in Massachusetts: Challenges, Opportunities & Successes

    When: November 12, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:30 am
    Where: The Forum in the McCarthy Center at Framingham State University, 100 State Street, Framingham, MA

    This workshop focuses on the importance of a strong and early start in science learning and the state of elementary science in Massachusetts.

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    The Promise of the New Generation of Wearables

    When: November 12, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where: M2D2, 110 Canal St, 4th Floor, Lowell, MA

    Join the UMass Lowell innovation community, and Johnson and Johnson – JLABS to discuss the true value and definition of “wearables devices” and “smart clothing”.

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    Small Business Direct Access Training Grant Essential Skills for Supervisors

    When: November 12, 2019, 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Where: North Shore Community College, 1Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA., 01923

    Sign up now for this “Free” Essential Skills for Supervisor training program funded by the Workforce Training Fund and offered by Corporate Solutions at NSCC. 

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    Using Clinical Informatics to Optimize Value-Based Care in the Community

    When: November 13, 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
    Where: Harvard Medical School Online Webinar, Online

    In this webinar, Joe Kimura, MD will discuss how a high-performing community-based nonprofit health system has systematically applied analytics to drive Population Health management and support care.

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    CQV: New Guidance and Advanced Approaches

    When: November 14, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Where: Takeda, 200 Shire Way, Lexington, MA

    This discussion panel seeks to explore the approaches and implementations of a risk based C&Q program for various types of pharmaceutical facilities.

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    Leading an Enduring Science-Based Business

    When: November 17, 2019 - November 20, 2019
    Where: Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163

    Join senior executives from life sciences organizations to understand the impact of life-science advances on science-based businesses and their successful management, funding, and commercialization.

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    Leading Innovation in a Time of Healthcare Change: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    When: November 18, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where: Bentley University – LaCava Center 325, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA

    Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, former president and CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will talk about Dana-Farber’s role in healthcare innovation.

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    Leading Digital Transformation in Health Care

    When: November 19, 2019
    Where: Harvard Medical School, 4 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA

    This Harvard Medical School executive education program is designed to provide you with the knowledge, tools and strategies to design and implement technology-enabled change initiatives in health care

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    Small Business Direct Access Training Grant Essential Skills for Supervisors

    When: November 19, 2019, 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Where: North Shore Community College, 1Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA., 01923

    Sign up now for this “Free” Essential Skills for Supervisor training program funded by the Workforce Training Fund and offered by Corporate Solutions at NSCC. 

    Read more »

    Drug Development Boot Camp(R)

    When: November 20, 2019 - November 21, 2019, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Where: Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

    The Drug Development Boot Camp(R) provides intensive training in drug development to researchers and drug developers who have at least 5 years of relevant experience.

    Read more »

    Champions for Biotechnology Education Awards Reception 2019

    When: November 20, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Where: The UMass Club, 1 Beacon St. 32nd Floor, Boston, MA

    The Annual Champions for Biotechnology Education Awards Reception celebrates the outstanding advocacy for, and contributions to, life sciences education in the region.

    Read more »

    Making Transition to Leader/Manager

    When: December 5, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Where: MassBioEd, 300 Technology Square, Cambridge , MA

    Participants of this program will gain the key essential skills to effectively lead and manage in the life sciences. This intense one-day workshop is highly interactive.

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    Driving Health Care Strategy: Insights from Inside the Ecosystem

    When: April 28, 2020 - April 30, 2020, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Where: Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck St, Boston, MA 02115

    This Harvard Medical School Executive Education program is an intensive experience where participants learn from leading HMS faculty experts while networking with a cohort of professional peers.

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    LiveWorx

    When: June 8, 2020 - June 11, 2020, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA

    A one-of-a-kind digital transformation event for the industrial enterprise, LiveWorx brings together 7,000 technologists who will develop business strategies, solve challenges & advance their careers.

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