Xconomy Forum: Boston Biotech Seizes the Momentum

Thursday, April 4 2013
12:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Biogen Idec - Building 8 14-15 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA 02142

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Something special is happening in Boston biotech. While many regions struggle to fulfill their biotech dreams, Boston has seized momentum that could make it the world's No. 1 life sciences cluster for a generation. The mix of great research institutions, small biotech companies, Big Pharma, and medical centers of excellence appears to be taking on a life of its own, attracting more and more life sciences energy to Boston. What has gone right? What's still missing? What needs to happen next for Boston to make the most of this opportunity? Join Xconomy for a series of in-depth conversations with leading CEOs, venture capitalists, and scientific entrepreneurs who are creating the biotech future in Boston.

Keynote and Featured speakers:
Bob Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor, MIT
Christoph Westphal
, CEO, Verastem
Mara Aspinall, CEO, Roche/Ventana Medical Systems
Bruce Booth
, Managing Director, Atlas Venture
Deborah Dunsire, CEO, Millennium: Takeda
Jeff Leiden, CEO, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Mike Pellini, CEO, Foundation Medicine
David Schenkein, CEO, Agios Pharmaceuticals
Bob Tepper, Partner, Third Rock Ventures
Luke Timmerman, National Biotechnology Editor, Xconomy

Schedule:
Registration: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Program: 
1:30 – 5:00 pm
Networking Reception: 5:00
– 6:00 pm

Twitter:
@Xconomy
#xconBio

Registration information:

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