Please join us on August 29th for our special Women Breaking The Barriers of Science & Their Male Champions ? a BVS La Jolla Biotech Community Event at the Marriott La Jolla.
Date: Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Time: 4:30pm ? 8:30pm
Venue: Marriott La Jolla, 4240 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037
Attendee Fee: $25
Service Provider Fee: $50
Our event will bring together CEOs, Senior Leadership, Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Top Expert Speakers. We will also have a Call to Action for companies in San Diego to participate and learn more about the San Diego Workplace Equity & Civility Initiative and the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Development Goal #5, Gender Equality. We will also have a Keynote Address by William Sailer, Senior VP, Legal Counsel, Qualcomm on ?Why Diversity and Inclusion Provide Companies With a Competitive Edge,? along with discussions on the issues surrounding women in science and how as a community we can take an empowered approach towards them.
This event will be a combination of keynote speech, panel discussion, vendor exhibits, networking, great food, wine & cocktails.
4:30 ? 5:15 PM – Registration, Networking, Exhibitors, Appetizers & Cocktails
5:15 ? 5:20 PM – Opening Remarks – Pamela Gardner, President & CEO of Biotech Vendor Services, Inc.
5:20 ? 5:25 PM – Welcome Remarks and Highlights of the San Diego Workplace Equity & Civility Initiative – Barbara Bry, Council President Pro Tem, District 1 Representative, San Diego City Council
5:25 ? 5:45 PM – Keynote Address – ?Diversity & Inclusion and the Competitive Edge They Provide? – William Sailer, Senior VP, Legal Counsel, Qualcomm
5:45 ? 5:50 PM – San Diego Workplace Equity & Civility Initiative Call to Action – Donna Cotman, Esq., President & Founder, ARC IP Law, PC
5:50 ? 5:55 PM – Overview of the Joint Effort of NY Academy of Sciences and Athena related to supporting the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Development Goal #5, Gender Equality – Celina Morgan-Standard, Senior Vice President of Global Business Development, New York Academy of Sciences
5:55 ? 6:15 PM – Audience Participation Exercise to Recognize Unconscious Biases and Bystander Syndrome – Lisa Maxwell, Director of the Training Institute, National Conflict Resolution Center
6:15 ? 7:00 PM – ?Breaking Through the Barriers of the Bystander Syndrome, Perception Gap and Diversity and Inclusion? Panel
Moderator: Holly Smithson, CEO, Athena
Panelists: Lisa Mawell, Director of the Training Institute, National Conflict Resolution Center
Saundra Pelletier, CEO, Evofem Biosciences, Inc.
William Sailer, Senior VP, Legal Counsel, Qualcomm
Bill VanDeWeghe, President & CEO, BioSurplus, Inc.
7:00 ? 8:30 PM – Networking, Exhibitors and Reception
To attend, please register at: https://bit.ly/8-29Registration
From Aug 29, 2019 04:30PM to Aug 29, 2019 08:30PM at San Diego Marriott La Jolla, 4240 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA