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How to get free access to Biotech Showcase™ during the busiest week in healthcare

We’re offering even more chances to connect with other members of the life sciences public during Biotech Showcase™ in San Francisco, Jan. 7-9. These complimentary events feature topics ranging from cell and gene therapies, AI-powered healthcare, drug discovery and more! RSVP now as these programs have limited seating!

Monday - January 7

Cell & Gene Therapies State of the Industry Briefing
8:00–10:00 am Parc 55 San Francisco, Cyril Magnin Ballroom

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine will host its 9th Annual Cell & Gene Therapies State of the Industry Briefing, a top-level gathering for key stakeholders in the field. This event will highlight the commercialization of cell-based therapies for oncology, as well as an in-depth conversation between top CEOs and executives regarding future inflection points for gene therapies expected in 2019. With an anticipated audience of over 500, this session is the largest cell and gene therapy-focused event taking place during JP Morgan week.

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Capitalizing on the Strengths of the Australian Bio-Economy
3:45-4:30 pm - Australian life science industry presentation
4:30-5:30 pm - International delegation reception
Parc 55 San Francisco, Divisadero, Level 2

AusBiotech, as an official supporter of Biotech Showcase, is hosting a 45-minute presentation highlighting Australia's cross border relationships, investment opportunities, and research capabilities. The presentaation will also provide a great platform to showcase Australian life science companies in attendance.
Following the presentation, AusBiotech will host a delegation networking event. This illustrates the globally-recognised strength of the Australian life sciences sector, and is an important opportunity to engage with global life science decision makers, for collaboration and partnerships, and to further investment discussions. Please contact us to RSVP for the reception.

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The future of AI-powered healthcare at Digital Medicine & Medtech Showcase
4:00–5:00 pm Parc 55 San Francisco, Cyril Magnin Ballroom

Discover the AI and Machine learning applications that will have the most profound impact on the healthcare system. This panel, representing AAIH member companies, will highlight what is possible, what is standing in the way, and what is science fiction. Panelists will also provide information on what investors and partners should consider before engaging in financing or co-development with AI healthcare companies.

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Tuesday - January 8

The Shifting Model – How new era, patient-led collaborations are transforming drug discovery and development in rare disease, and beyond.
Presented by Global Genes
4:30–5:15 pm Hilton Union Square, Imperial Ballroom

Previously, patient involvement began with advocating for research, followed by focusing on access to drugs and development. Today, the shortcomings of traditional drug development have led to the emergence of new technologies allowing rare disease communities to aggregate data and establish collaborative partnerships with industry. Learn who and what’s behind these collaborations and the implications that stretch even beyond rare disease in an engaging stand-and-deliver format.

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Australia's 41% R&D refund and simplified regulatory environment as a gateway to Asia
5:30 pm Parc 55 San Francisco, Cyril Magnin Ballroom I

During this briefing the team will present research which demonstrates how Asia’s vast patient pools, high-quality infrastructure, comparable quality and lower costs make it a key destination for clinical trials for biotechnology companies. They will also explain how the lucrative 41% Australian R&D refund scheme, which is regarded as the most attractive anywhere in the world, works in practice.

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Wednesday - January 9

The Readout Live: A conversation with STAT's biotech team
4:30–5:15 pm Hilton Union Square, Imperial Ballroom

After days of trekking in and around Union Square, join STAT's biotech team for a no-holds-barred conversation about the week that was and the year to come. Reporters Adam Feuerstein, Damian Garde, and Rebecca Robbins will break down the most important news stories that you should take away from the week. Then they'll talk about the biggest biotech stories and newsmakers to watch in 2019. Come ready to ask them questions.

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