The Stem Cell Meeting '09 Agenda
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Northwestern University , 303 East Chicago Avenue, Ward 4-019
Chicago, USA , IL

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
08:00:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:30:00 Welcome and Meeting Overview G Steven Burrill
09:30:00 Keynote Presentation: Can Stem Cells Transform Healthcare? Alan O Trounson
10:30:00 Break
10:45:00 Panel: The Business of Stem Cells G Steven Burrill, Steven E. Benner, Paul Grayson, Chris Parker, C. Randal Mills, Gabriela Cezar
12:15:00 Networking Lunch
13:30:00 Keynote Presentation: Thomas Okarma
14:30:00 Break
15:00:00 Panel: Translational Medicine – Recent Advances and Challenges Elaine Fuchs, Emmanuel E Baetge, John A Kessler, Jai Mehta, Douglas A Melton
16:30:00 Day 1 Wrap-up
17:00:00 Networking Reception
Thursday, March 26, 2009
08:00:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:30:00 Keynote Presentation: Advocacy/Ethics – Is It Getting Any Easier?
09:15:00 Panel: Ethics/Advocacy/Regulatory - Challenges in Getting Stem Cells to the Market Tom Owen-Hughes, Insoo Hyun, Celia Witten
10:30:00 Break
10:45:00 Panel: Big Pharma / Large Companies – Stem Cell Applications Marc Cluzel, John McNeish, Mahendra Rao
12:00:00 Networking Lunch
13:00:00 Hot Topics – Innovations on the Horizon (10 minute presentations)
14:00:00 Panel: Financing/VC: Financing Opportunities and Challenges Lutz Giebel, Jonathan P Gertler
15:15:00 Meeting Wrap-up
15:30:00 Conference Concludes
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