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LifeSciences BC Blakes Breakfast Speaking Event

September 27, 2018

This Breakfast Speaking Series is proudly presented by:

LifeSciences BC is pleased to announce the Blakes Breakfast Speaking Event for Thursday September 27, 2018.

The Blakes Breakfast Speaking Series is our longest-standing event series and one of our most popular. Held four times a year, these breakfasts include presentations by local, national and multinational life science companies and typically attract a cross-section of approximately 60 of our life sciences community members. The Breakfast Speaking Series is proudly presented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP.


Keynote Presentation: “Pfizer’s Innovation Ecosystem – Breakthrough Impact for Patients”

Dr. Arpita Maiti, Senior Director, External Science & Innovation (ES&I), Inflammation & Immunology and Microbiome at Pfizer Boston

Pfizer engages in flexible partnership models that include research collaborations, venture capital investments, academic alliances for drug development, early stage seed funding, establishing incubators, licensing, and spinning out of companies. Their externally-focused scientific team of high-profile PhDs/MDs, embedded within their research groups – identifies late-breaking science that forms the basis of innovative therapies and drives collaborations that are aimed at delivering value to Pfizer, their partners, and patients.

Dr. Arpita Maiti joins us to discuss Pfizer’s partnering models and their breakthrough impact for patients.



Tamer Mohamed, CEO at Aspect Biosystems

Dr. Michael Gallo, President of Innovative Targeting Solutions


Event details:

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Time: 7:30am to 10:00am

Location: Pavilion Ballroom, Sheraton Wall Centre

1088 Burrard St, Vancouver

Price: LSBC Member: $25 & LSBC Non-member: $50




7:30am – 8:00am: Registration and Hot Breakfast

8:00am – 9:30am: Presentations

9:30am – 10:00am: Networking


For more information please contact:

Ryan Butt, Senior Manager, Events & Outreach

Telephone: 604 669-9909 ext. 104

Email: rbutt@lifesciencesbc.ca


September 27, 2018
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