Promoting Biosciences for Better Human Health- CBA 20th Anniversary-2017-10-14

Event Information
Event Name: 
Promoting Biosciences for Better Human Health- CBA 20th Anniversary
Event Date: 
10/14/2017 - 8:00am
Event Location: 
Crowne Plaza, Foster City, CA
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CBA Member Registration:
$30 online (Please login at right at and click member registration event. Pay at PayPal). Lunch included.
$40 onsite. Lunch not guaranteed.

Non-CBA Member Registration:
$50 online (Please use pay button at home page). Lunch included.
$60 onsite. Lunch not guaranteed.

Online registration will be closed on Oct 11th.

2017 CBA Annual Conference Current Agenda

Date & Time: Oct. 14, 2017 (8:00am-4:30pm PDT)
Location: Crowne Plaza, Foster City, CA
Theme: Promoting Biosciences for Better Human Health- CBA 20th Anniversary

8:00-8:30 am Registration, Networking, and Exhibitions
8:30 – 8:35 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Patrick Yang, Ph.D., CBA president
8:35 – 8:40 am Conference Introduction
Huifang Li, Ph.D., CBA Conference Chair
Introduction: Michelle Chen, Ph.D.
8:40 – 9:20 am Keynote presentation: Avastin’s Development: The Case Study for Mega Brand
Philippe Bishop, M.D. (CMO,, Inc.)
Introduction: Mr. Caesar Ho
9:20 – 9:45 am Presentation: TBA
Kurt Petersen, Ph.D. (Co-Founder, Cepheid Inc.)
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mr. Caesar Ho & Mr. Ravi Mistry
9:45 – 10:25 am Entrepreneurship
Paul Hung, Ph.D. (CEO, COMBiNATi)
Mr. Bill McMillan (President, Profusa)
Dan Lase,r Ph.D. (CEO, Applaud Medical, Inc.)
Chandler Robinson, M.D. (CEO, Monopar Therapeutics) (Bio received)
Ben Wang, Ph.D. (Co-founder, Chimera Bioengineering)
10:25 – 10:40 am Networking and Exhibitions
10:40 – 11:05 am Presentation: TBA
Ji Li, Ph.D. (EVP, BeiGene)
11:05 – 11:25 pm Former CBA President Speech & The Ho Family Scholarship Award
Shian-Jiun Shih, Ph.D. (CBA founding President)
Shown – stand on the stage, otherwise, picture show
Mr. Caesar Ho
11:25 - 11:40 pm Sponsors speech
11:40 – 12:30 pm CBA 20 years’ Review
Patrick Yang, Ph.D., CBA president
Moderator: Michelle Chen, Ph.D.
12:30 – 12:55 pm Title: Merck San Francisco: Commitment to Science-driven Transformational Medicines
James Mu, Ph.D. (Merck Research Laboratories San Francisco)
12:55 – 1:20 pm Build Scientist Town to Save Lives with Frontier Science and Technology
Mr. William Wei (VP of America Frontier Science Institute & Chief Architect of American Chinese Friendship Council)
1:20-1:45pm Sponsors speech
Bing Liang, Ph.D. (Associate Attorney, Jones Day)
Patricia Campbell, Ph.D. (Partner, Jones Day)
Panel Discussion I
Moderator: Michelle Chen, Ph.D.
1:45 - 2:25 pm Investment
Jennifer Hu, Ph.D. (Partner, Qiming US Healthcare Fund)
Alexi Ji, Ph.D./MBA (Partner, Illumina Ventures)
Rajeev Dadoo, Ph.D./MBA (Partner, SR One)
Vincent Xiang, Ph.D./MBA (Partner, Six Dimensions Capital)
2:25 – 2:40 pm Networking and Exhibitions
Panel Discussion II
Moderator: Patty Kiang, Ph.D.
2:40 – 3:40 pm Biotech Supply Chain
Lee-Cheng Liu, Ph.D. (President & CEO, Eirgenix)
Ray Chen, Ph.D. (Sr. Director, Genscript)
Amit Chaudhuri, Ph.D. (VP, Medgenome)
Dan Zhang, Ph.D. (CEO, Fountain Medical Development)
Session III: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Lin Sun-Hoffman, Ph.D.
3:40 – 4:25 pm East West Convergence - One Mind, Two Coasts
4:25 – 4:30 pm Closing Remarks
Huifang Li, Ph.D., CBA Conference Chair

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