On June 1, 2011 from 6-9pm, Propel Careers and Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP, have organized a networking event to discuss trends and advances in how life sciences companies develop convergent technologies – i.e. utilizing information technology to transform how medical devices, diagnostics, therapeutics, and overall medical information is gathered, developed, and used. This event will discuss exciting uses of this technology and will showcase the need for various skill sets/backgrounds to take these companies to the next level.
To Register, see link: http://lifescienceconvergence2.eventbrite.com/
This event will be hosted at Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP in Boston MA
During the event, a presentation of the overall "convergence technology" landscape will be given to highlight focus areas and points to consider for firms to develop technologies in this area. This overview will be followed by a panel discussion of leaders in the area to discuss innovative business models, product development strategy, partnership strategy, financing trends and future plans in this area.
Agenda: 6:00pm-6:30pm: Registration and Open Networking
6:30pm-6:45pm: Welcome and Recognition of Sponsors
6:45pm-7:00pm: Overview of Convergence Landscape Presented by Arshad Ahmed, Founding Partner, Scientia Advisors
7:00pm-8:00pm: Panel Discussion including: Karan Singh, Founder, Ginger.io; Dustan Bonnin, CEO, Actualiti; Arshad Ahmed, Founding Partner, Scientia Advisors; David R. Jones, Director, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs & Philips Business Excellence, Philips Home Monitoring
8:00pm-9:00pm: Open Networking