The kickoff event for the 2014 FILS series will occur on Jan 21st 2014 at the MassBio Offices, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139. The event will be held from 5:30-8:00pm. To register for the event, click here http://fils12014.eventfizz.com/ . The meeting agenda is below. We look forward to a wonderful event.
5:30pm-6:00pm – Registration and Open Networking
6:00pm-6:10pm – Introductions and Overview
6:10pm-7:30pm – Panel Discussion. Moderator: Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers; Panelists: Giovanni Abbadessa, VP, Clinical Development, ArQule; Walter Kowtoniuk, Senior Associate, Third Rock Ventures; Adam Muzikant, Business Development, Amag Pharmaceuticals; Stéphane G. Ouellet, Principal, ChemSource Solutions, LLC; Dan Young, Patent Attorney, Wolf Greenfield
7:30pm-8:00pm – Open Networking
The series, created by Propel Careers, MassBio, and the MassBioEd is organized as a series of networking and panel events focused on raising awareness of career paths that exist in life sciences for individuals with advanced degrees. This Futures in Life Science program will bring together experts across a wide range of disciplines and functional areas within the life science industry, who detail their roles and provide a rich context for the audience to gain a clear understanding of the skills, aptitudes, competencies, and personalities that thrive in their particular functions. Attendance for this program is open to current graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and medical residents who are interested in careers in the life sciences industry. The event will focus on the various career options within the life sciences industry. The next 7 events in the 2014 series will dive deep into specific functional areas. The full schedule is below:
January 21st, 2014 - Overview of Life Sciences Career Paths. To register, Click Here: http://fils12014.eventfizz.com/
February 18th, 2014 - Consulting Career Paths in the Life Science Industry. To register, Click Here: http://fils22014.eventfizz.com/
March 18th, 2014 - Commercialization 1 (Marketing, Product Management, Business Development) Career Paths. To register, Click Here: http://fils32014.eventfizz.com/
April 15th, 2014 - Research and Development Career Paths in Life Sciences. To register, Click Here: http://fils42014.eventfizz.com/
May 13th, 2014 - Clinical Development, Regulatory, and Medical Affairs Career Paths. To register, Click Here: http://fils52014.eventfizz.com/
September 16th, 2014 - Bio-Informatics, Modeling and Systems Biology Career Paths. To register, Click Here: http://fils62014.eventfizz.com/
October 21st, 2014 - Commercialization 2 (Reimbursement, Pharmacoeconomics, Patient Advocacy, and Market Access) Career Paths. To register, Click Here: http://fils72014.eventfizz.com/
November 18th, 2014 - Finance, Legal, Operations Career Paths in Life Sciences. To register, Click Here: http://fils82014.eventfizz.com/
About the Organizers
MassBio - MassBio, a not-for-profit organization that represents and provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry, is the nation's oldest biotechnology trade association. Founded in 1985, MassBio is committed to advancing the development of critical new science, technology and medicines that benefit people worldwide. Representing over 600 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, research hospitals, and service organizations involved in life sciences and health care, MassBio works to advance policy and promote education, while providing member programs and events, industry information, and services. To learn more, visit: http://www.massbio.org .
MassBioEd - The Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation, founded in 2001, is a non-profit charitable organization committed to supporting science and biotechnology education in Massachusetts through school programs, workforce training, and lifelong learning. MassBioEd is closely affiliated with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council and helps the Council in fulfilling its goals to nurture the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) pipeline in Massachusetts. To learn more, visit http://www.massbioed.org .
Propel Careers - Propel Careers is a Boston based life sciences search and career development firm founded in 2009 to foster entrepreneurship and to cultivate leaders in the life sciences industry. Propel recognizes the importance of job creation and career development opportunities to the success of the industry as well as to next generation of industry leaders. The mission of Propel Careers is to make connections that fuel innovation, and we do this through placement, networking, coaching and mentorship. To learn more, visit. https://www.propelcareers.com.