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September 2020

Driving Health Care Strategy in the COVID Era: Business Insights from Inside the Ecosystem

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One event on September 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

Online

A Harvard Medical School executive education program designed to provide a 360 degree immersion into the forces shaping health care. Whether you are a seasoned health care executive, or a business leader looking to move into health care, this program will prepare you to launch or advance initiatives that create new value in health care. Register by September 10, 2020.

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11th Annual World Bispecific Summit

September 22, 2020, 9:00 am - September 24, 2020, 6:00 pm EDT
Online
$999

World Bispecific is the Only End-to-End Meeting Committed Solely to Advancing the Development of Bispecific Therapeutics Transforming to a digital platform for the eleventh year, the World Bispecific Summit will continue to deliver a greater scope and penetration of innovative technical content than any other meeting. This year’s re-imagined agenda will cover unique discovery, translational and manufacturing challenges faced in the bispecific field. Whatever your role and interest in the field, you will leave the meeting with concrete methods to…

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Transitioning to Leader, For New Managers (September-October)

September 28, 2020, 9:00 am - October 2, 2020, 11:15 am EDT
Online
$825.00

Participants of this MassBioEd course will gain a clear understanding of the leader-manager they aim to be and the essential skills and strategies to help them get there. This interactive online course focuses on fundamentals for interviewing and hiring, and strategies for how to develop employees and set them up for success. Other topics of discussion include approaches to effective communication and how to foster collaboration among teams, both remotely and in-person. Course Objectives: -Gain insight into the interdependence of…

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Digital Health Impact 2020

September 30, 2020, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

The convergence between digital health and the life sciences is creating new opportunities to transform patient care as well as drug discovery and development. From wearables to machine learning, digital technologies are easing data collection from patients, increasing medical adherence, supplementing clinical trials, and offering new insights into real-world applications of therapies. Embedding digital health tools into the life sciences will also allow new therapies to better work within the growing value-based healthcare system that relies on data and measurable…

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Reforming Philanthropy With a Racial Equity Lens

September 30, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Online

With the advent of the COVID-19 crisis, philanthropy stepped up and addressed the immediate funding needs of community organizations. But a question remains: Will philanthropy show up to address the long-standing issue of funding disparities for POC-led organizations and communities of color? Cheryl L. Dorsey, President of Echoing Green (1992 Echoing Green Fellow), and Orlando C. Watkins, Vice President for Programs at the Boston Foundation (1994 Echoing Green Fellow), will discuss Cheryl’s research on racial bias in funding and the ways her organization…

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October 2020

2020 Virtual Catalyst Awards – Science Club for Girls

October 1, 2020, 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm EDT
Online

Join Science Club for Girls as we celebrate 25 years of empowering diverse girls and women in STEM—in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and beyond—at our first-ever VIRTUAL Catalyst Awards! Science Club for Girls – 2020 Virtual Catalyst Awards Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:00 – 6:40 P.M. See our in-person and virtual clubs in action, hear from club participants and mentors, and be inspired by this vibrant community of women and girls—who are paving the way for a more diverse, inclusive world…

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Industrial Bioprocessing Course (Virtual)

October 5, 2020 - November 6, 2020, All Day
UMass Lowell Lowell, MA United States

Hosted by the Biomanufacturing Innovation Institute (BII) and UMass Lowell We invite you to join our Industrial Bioprocessing Course. We are planning a 5-day professional short course delivered virtually over 5 weeks from October 5th - November 6th. The course will be taught by industry professionals from BMS, Pfizer, MilliporeSigma, and UMass experts. Course Outline The trainees will learn key principles and concepts of industrial bioprocessing of protein, cell and gene therapies. The course covers recent technologies and practices of…

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Science Of Biotech 101 (October)

October 5, 2020, 9:00 am - October 9, 2020, 11:30 am EDT
Online
$625.00

This online course is designed for the non-scientists as a survey of the basic biological processes that are foundational to the Biopharma and life sciences industry. You will apply your new understanding of basic cell and molecular biology to the work of most life sciences companies that research and develop therapies and products that improve lives, enhance agriculture, and decrease the dependence on fossil fuels. Session 1: Introductions Industry Overview The Raw Materials of Biotechnology: Protein and Cells Industry Applications:…

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Immuno-Oncology Virtual Summit

October 6, 2020 - October 8, 2020, All Day
Online

Over the past 8 years, CHI's Immuno-Oncology Summit has become the leading annual meeting focusing on the latest applied research, providing comprehensive and in-depth coverage across all modalities and stages in the pipeline. Every year, we assemble an international mix of thought leaders and decision makers from industry and academia to bring you the latest developments in immuno-oncology, while providing access to a comprehensive 3-day program and extensive networking opportunities. https://www.immuno-oncologysummit.com/

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Life Science Cares Impact Breakfast: REIMAGINED!

October 6, 2020, 8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT
Online

Life Science Cares is calling on life science, biotech, and medtech companies to take action against poverty during the organization’s annual Impact Breakfast fundraiser. The 2020 event, set for Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 8 to 9 a.m., is a virtual celebration raising critical dollars for Life Science Care’s end-of-year grant making to a network of nonprofits providing basic human services, education and economic sustainability programs. Governor Deval Patrick, the event’s keynote speaker, will share his thoughts on the community’s collective…

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M2D2 International MedTech Forum 2020

October 8, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Discover breakthrough life sciences innovation straight out of India.  See six finalists pitch their ideas to a panel of leading investors. Life sciences innovation knows no borders—and the first M2D2 International MedTech Forum, sponsored by the Deshpande Foundation, will amplify six groundbreaking and life-saving ideas from India-based researchers. Tickets are free, so please join us on October 8 for this virtual event. The pandemic halted Deshpande Foundation’s plans to bring more Finalist teams to Massachusetts for the 2020 Challenge. So…

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Bioprocess Data Analytics and Machine Learning (Virtual)

October 12, 2020 - October 14, 2020, All Day
Online

Lead Instructor(s) Richard D. Braatz Brian Anthony Seongkyu Yoon Registration Deadline September 1st, 2020 Course Fee $3,500 CEUs 2.0 Description THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN INDIVIDUALLY OR AS PART OF THE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN MACHINE LEARNING & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OR THE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN BIOTECHNOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCES. Biotherapeutics has improved the lives of millions of patients around the world. In the past few years, major advances in biomanufacturing analytics, analytical technology, and machine learning have deepened understanding…

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Mental Wellness for Health Professionals: COVID-19 Response and Strategies for the Future

October 13, 2020 - October 22, 2020, All Day
Online

During this course, attendees will learn about the mental health consequences of COVID-19 globally and practical strategies for promoting wellbeing. Acknowledging the wide spread emotional toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, a diverse array of experts will provide insight on how to bridge science and practice across different settings. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn from individuals on the frontlines of treating mental health during the current pandemic.

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Advancing Leadership Skills, For Experienced Managers (October)

October 13, 2020, 9:00 am - October 16, 2020, 11:30 am EDT
Online
$825.00

This interactive online course, held over three sessions, focuses on how leaders can drive performance and positively shape the culture of the workplace to maximize employee and stakeholder engagement. Participants engage in activities and learn the skills needed to address common coaching challenges. Approaches for building high performing teams are also investigated. A roadmap for effective remote team communication is reviewed to enable managers to maintain the same level of connection, inclusivity, and accountability, with a focus on how to…

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Biotechnology Project Management (October)

October 13, 2020, 4:00 pm - October 29, 2020, 7:30 pm EDT
Online
$1680

This MassBioEd six-session online course, examines critical aspects of project management, including an overview of the drug development process and regulatory agencies. Participants gain practical experience with project management tools, such as Product Development Plans, Responsibility Assignment Matrices, Communication Plans, and Work Breakdown Structures. Participants learn to use tools and strategies for working in a team environment to analyze risk, allocate resources, track projects, resolve conflicts, make decisions, and manage management and teams. Most importantly, participants increase their ability to…

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Business Of Biotech 101 (October)

October 19, 2020, 9:00 am - October 23, 2020, 11:30 am EDT
Online
$625.00

This MassBioEd online course explores the business considerations that drive company strategies. Participants are provided with an overview of how the industry works, why it works the way it does, and how the industry may change in the years ahead. For those considering careers in the biopharma space or transitioning from the science and technical aspects of the industry to the business side, this course delivers a sound, basic understanding of the “business of biotech”. Students will be provided foundational…

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2020 Global Conference on Regulatory Science

October 20, 2020, 10:00 am - October 21, 2020, 3:30 pm EDT
Online

Hosted by Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science, the 2020 Global Conference on Regulatory Science will convene academic scientists and physicians, international regulators, industry experts and patient groups to explore emerging topics at the intersection between regulatory science and therapeutic development. The first in an annual series of conferences, a key aim is to advance and sustain a dialogue between academic investigators active in the field and government and industry groups for whom the evaluation, regulation and marketing of medical products…

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A Technologist’s Journey Through Medicine

October 20, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
Online
Free

In this Harvard Medical School webinar, Prem Ramaswami, Head of Product at Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company focused on increasing the sustainability and affordability of cities discusses when in the early days of COVID, he worked closely with Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Health Map to bring together a group of tech company volunteers to launch CovidNearYou.org, a crowd-sourced surveillance app. Previously, Prem led Google Search's efforts around Social Impact including Health, Civics, Education, Crisis Response, and Social Good. While…

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Building Self-Awareness & Improving Personal Effectiveness

October 20, 2020, 1:00 pm - October 22, 2020, 3:00 pm EDT
Online
$495

This two-session, interactive course helps participants build effective interpersonal skills and provides tools for objective and subjective self-evaluation – both critical to success in the biotech industry. Through a combination of discussion, demonstration, group exercises, peer and coach feedback, homework and substantial practice, individuals will learn to identify their own communication strengths and will work on developing the areas that need improvement. Topics covered will, in part, be determined by participants who will be encouraged to bring their individual concerns…

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Discover How to Design and Lead a Thriving Company as a Founder

October 22, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Culture is a way to align people with shared values to support each other to overcome challenges and achieve ambitious goals efficiently and meaningfully. As the saying goes, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” However, designing and scaling a people and purposecentric culture can be hard, especially for fast-growing companies. Your company’s culture impacts everything from your productivity, engagement, and customer loyalty, to your speed of innovation, retention of talent, growth, and, of course, profitability. By creating a thriving company built…

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