BVS Event – Women Breaking the Barriers of Science & Their Male Champions : Aug 29, 2019

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 ?Diversity & Inclusion and the Competitive Edge They Provide? 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.

Program:
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 – Danna Cotman, Esq., Lawyers Club Co-Chair of the Workplace Equity & Civility Initiative; 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: The Importance of Bystander Action to Help Create a Civil Workplace – 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

Attendee Fee: $25, Scientists use discount code COMP25 to register for free

Service Provider Fee: $50

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-breaking-the-barriers-of-science-their-male-champions-a-bvs-la-jolla-biotech-community-event-tickets-69073597991

From Aug 29, 2019 12:00AM to Aug 30, 2019 12:00AM at San Diego Marriott La Jolla, 4240 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA