SAPA-NE 2014 Annual Conference to be Held on June 21 @MIT

Cambridge, Mass., June 9, 2014, — Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association New England (SAPA-NE) annual conference will take place at MIT Sloan School of Management Tang Center on June 21, 2014 (8:00 am – 5:30 pm). This year the theme of the conference is “Open Innovation and Global Collaboration: Improve efficiency and productivity of pharmaceutical & Biotech Industries”.
Awards were handed out at 2013 SAPA-NE’s annual conference (file photo).

As all past annual conference, we will have outstanding speakers and panelists from biopharma industry senior executives from both US and China and distinguished academia who will share their visions on innovative business models of business collaborations in boosting efficiency and productivity in US and China.

Several confirmed outstanding speakers are listed below. They will be sharing their experiences and vision on innovative models of business collaborations to improve productivity of their companies in the globally competitive pharmaceutical industry. As a special Keynote, Dr. Dudley Herschbach, Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science, Emeritus at Harvard University and The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1986 will enlighten us with his story of career path and how a true scientific innovation could have been realized.

Dr. Dudley Herschbach, Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Scienc (Emr), Harvard University, 86′ Nobel Laureate Dr. Ann Taylor, VP, Global Head, Program Office, Novartis Mr. Mark Barrett, VP, Global Business Operations, Genzyme/Sanofi Dr. Joanne Beck, VP, Process Development, Shire Dr. May Wang, SVP, Head of BD and Strategic Alliance, Hutchison Medi Pharma Also speakers from premier CROs including WuXi Apptec and CrownBio, as well as Beijing Pharma and Biotech Center (BPBC) will also speak at the conference.

We look forward to your participation on June 21, 2014 at MIT. For our full event we highly recommend you register online at:

The event is free for active SAPA members or MIT students. You can pay $30 to become SAPA-NE member (student $15) to enjoy our full year events free. For dinner Banquet, the ticket is $30 if you pay online, and will be $50 onsite. In addition, free breakfast (before 8 am) and free lunch will be provided.

For any questions, please contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

SAPA-NE Executive Committee