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The Burrill Latin America Life Sciences Conference

Agenda

Day One
May 19, 2011

7:30 – 8:30 am
Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 8:45 am
Welcome
Burrill & Company, G. Steven Burrill, CEO
Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro
City of Rio de Janeiro, Dr. Hans Dohmann, Secretary of Health

8:45 – 9:30 am
Industry Update: The state of biotechnology and the innovation economy in Latin America
Burrill & Company, G. Steven Burrill, CEO

9:30 – 10:15 am
Keynote Address: Title TBD
Pfizer Inc., Jeff Kindler, Former CEO

10:15 – 10:30 am
Break

10:30 am – 11:45 am
Panel: Regional advances and challenges in investments, R&D and commercialization of biotechnology products in Latin America
BNDES, Pedro Palmeira, Executive Director, PROFARMA
Pfizer, Dr Alberto Bianchi, Senior Director
Sanofi-Aventis, Dr. Jaderson Lima, Medical and Scientific Alliances Director
Cristália Laboratory, Ogari Pacheco, CEO
Moderators: Burrill & Company, G. Steven Burrill, CEO
Burrill & Company, João Paulo V. Poiares Baptista, Managing Director

11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Panel: Company Presentations
SummumNet.Com, Rafael Rangel Aldao, CEO
Perfint Healthcare, Gurusamy, Director, SalesGuruswamy
Moderator: MedPanel, Will Febbo, CEO

12:15 – 1:30 pm
‘Conversations with Experts’ Luncheon
Informal discussions on business, economic, political and digital health topics with an international group of consumer digital health leaders from corporate, academic and government sectors.

1:30 – 2:15 pm
Keynote: Intellectual Property and Patents: A Regional Perspective
INPI, Dr. Jorge Àvila, President
Moderator: Burrill & Company, João Paulo V. Poiares Baptista, Managing Director

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Panel: Company Presentations
Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Munish Vig, Vice President-International Business
ZarzaTech Inc., Dr. Sonia Divney, CEO & Founder
California Stem Cell, Inc., Hans S. Keirstead, PhD, Chairman
Moderator: MedPanel, Will Febbo, CEO

3:00 – 3:15 pm
Break

3:15 – 4:15 pm
Panel: Governmental and private initiatives to foster the industry of innovation
Austral Capital, Felipe Camposano, General Partner
FINEP, Patrícia Freitas, Superintendent of Investments
Alexandre Venturini
Moderator: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sammut, Senior Fellow, Health Care Management

4:15 – 5:15 pm
Panel: Biofuels and Sustainable Agriculture
Monsanto, Vicky Gavrias, PhD, Director of Biotechnology
Guy Dupire Consulting, Guy Dupire, Owner
Biofuels Digest, Jim Lane, Editor
Moderator: Burrill & Company, John Hamer, Managing Director 

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Panel: Company Presentations
BioSigma S.A., Ricardo Badilla, PhD, General Manager & CEO
Geneal, Dr. Rodolfo Rumpf, CSO
Recepta Biopharma, Fernando Perez, CEO
Moderator: Burrill & Company, Dr. Gabriela Gebrin Cezar, Director

6:00 – 6:30 pm
Presentation: Olympic Games – Rio
Dr. Jose' Carlos Prado Jr.
Introduction by: Burrill & Company, Dr. Gabriela Gebrin Cezar, Director

6:30 pm
Closing Remarks

Burrill & Company, G. Steven Burrill, CEO

6:30 – 8:30 pm
Networking cocktail 



Day Two
May 20, 2011

7:00 – 8:00 am
Breakfast

8:00 – 8:45 am
Keynote Address: Stem cell therapy: from bench to bedside. Discovery and development of the first FDA-approved human embryonic stem cell trial for spinal cord injury.
University of California-Irvine, Dr. Hans Keirstead, Professor

8:45 – 9:45 am
Panel: Technology transfer from the basic sciences: towards commercialization
UFRJ and National Cardiology Institute (Ministry of Health), Dr. Antonio Carlos Campos de Carvalho, Director of Education and Research
EMBRAPA, Dr. Raul Rosinha, Director, Technology Transfer and Business
Life Technologies, Rolando Brawer, PhD, Director, Business Development & Licensing, Molecular Biology Systems
Hospital Albert Einstein, Cleber Gustavo Dias, R&D Coordinato
FIOCRUZ, Maria Celeste Emerick, Coordinator of Technology Management
Moderator: Burrill & Company, Dr. Gabriela Gebrin Cezar, Director

9:45 – 10:45 am
Panel: Company Presentations
SG Biofuels, Inc., Kirk Haney, CEO
Chromatin, Inc., Dr. Daphne Preuss, Co-Founder & CEO
Cobalt Technologies, Greg Luli, Senior Vice President, Research and Development
Green Pacific Biologicals, Leandro Vetcher, CEO & Co-Founder
Moderator: Biofuels Digest, Jim Lane, Editor

10:45 – 11:00 am
Break

11:00 am –12:00 pm
Panel: Environment and Biodiversity: the role of financial innovation
BNDES, Sérgio Weguelin, Executive Director, Amazon Fund
Embrapa, Elibio Rech, Principal Scientist
Banco Oxigênio, Luiz Pacheco, CEO
Moderator: Burrill & Company, Dr. Gabriela Gebrin Cezar, Director

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Panel: Capital Markets
BNDES, Eduardo de Sá, Director, Capital Markets
DGF Investimentos, Sidney Chameh, CEO and Founder (ABVCAP, President)
Burrill & Company, João Paulo V. Poiares Baptista, Managing Director
Moderator: Steve Hurly

1:00 pm
Closing Remarks
Burrill & Company, Dr. Gabriela Gebrin Cezar, Director
Burrill & Company, João Paulo V. Poiares Baptista, Managing Director 

1:00 pm
Lunch

**Italic Speakers are Invited**