5th Annual SABPA Pacific Forum 2009 ? Riding the Wave

Mark your calendar and come join us for the highly anticipated 5th annual SABPA Pacific Forum and network with the leaders in life science across the Pacific Rim!

Date: Saturday, November 07, 2009

Venue: The Institute of Americas, UCSD

Topics: The Road towards IND/NDA Filing in China and Australia / Cross-Pacific Investment and Financing Strategy / Trans-Pacific Biotech Business Opportunities and R&D Strategies / Science Parks in China
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Registration: www.sabpa.org $20 by Nov 1 (early bird, $10 students & postdocs), $30 after, $50 for onsite
The Annual Pacific Forum organized by Sino-American Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SABPA) has provided the community an essential platform for entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, executives, and policy makers to promote life sciences and biotechnology and life science alliances across the Pacific Rim. In the last few years, Pacific Forum attracted over 300 attendees, multiple local and national media outlets, dozens of corporate sponsors, and event partners including BIOCOM and CONNECT.

This year the Forum has invited prominent industry leaders, journalist, such as Ted Plafker, bestselling author of “Doing Business in China, How to profit in the world’s fastest growing market” and Beijing Correspondent for “The Economist,” Joe Panetta, CEO of BIOCOM, Ivor Royston, Managing Partner of Forward Ventures, Howard Balloch, President of the Balloch Group; as well many new companies from various sectors of the life science industries in the US and China to explore the topics of cross-Pacific biotech business opportunities/strategies, IND/NDA (NCE drugs) filing in China and Australia, Investment & Financing, and science parks in China & Taiwan.

Please check our website www.sabpa.org for program updates. Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact Dr. Mingzhu Zhang (email: mingzhu99@yahoo.com) for details.