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The Burrill China Life Sciences Meeting


Preliminary Agenda

June 16, 2008

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 

Breakfast & Registration


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Keynote Presentation:  Biotech State of the Industry – A Global Look

G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company


8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 

China/San Diego/California - A Global Biotech Cluster

Joe Panetta, President & CEO, BIOCOM


9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 



9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

From Idea to IPO: Pathfinders in China Life Sciences

- Dr. Jian Han, PhD, Principal Investigator, Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology,

  Special Advisor, Greater China, Burrill & Company

- Edward Hu, COO, WuXi PharmaTech

- Jie Liu, EVP, International Sales & Marketing, Mindray Medical International

- Jimmy Wei, PhD, VP, Hutchinson MediPharma

Moderated by: Dr. Marietta Wu, PhD, Director , Burrill & Company


10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.                 

Partnering in China

 - Martyn Greenacre, Chairman, BMP Sunstone   

- Dr. Fang Hu, PhD, CEO, Shanghai Sunway Biotech  

- Huacheng Wei, Chairman, Beijing Pharmaceutical Group 

- Barbara Yanni, VP & Chief Licensing Officer, Global External Research and Licensing, Merck

Moderated by: Benjamin Chen, PhD, Managing Director, Burrill & Company


Networking Lunch

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.                                               


12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    

Bridging China to the U.S.  

- Greg Horowitt, Executive Director, Global Connect

- Dr. Jason Jin, PhD, EVP, ShanghaiBio Corp.

- Xuehai Tan, PhD, President & CEO, HD Bioscience

- Dr.Wei -Wei Zhang, President & CEO, Acrotics Corporation

- James Zhu, PhD, Partner, China, Perkins Coie

Moderated by: Benjamin Chen, PhD, Managing Director, Burrill & Company

Jack Florio, VP, Tech Coast Angels &  Senior Advisor, Cabrillo Advisors


1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Financing Chinese Life Sciences Companies   

- Rachel Gong, PhD, Morningside Ventures

- Dr. James Li, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

- Dr. Anthony Sun, Principal, Aisling Capital

- Michael Yang, Managing Director, Greater China and Asia, NYSE  Euronext

- Dr. Chen Yu, Partner, Vivo Ventures

Moderated by:  Ann Hanham, PhD, Managing Director, Burrill & Company

Greg B. Scott, President, ChinaBio Accelerator  & President, Life Science Angels


2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                                                                   



3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. 

Year 2020 – China/India: A Comparison                                     

- Futurist who can find what China will look like in 2020:

Dr. Hongguang Wang, PhD, Director, China National Center for Biotech Development

- Futurist who can find what India will look like in 2020:

Rashmi Barbhaiya, PhD, CEO & Managing Director, Advinus Therapeutics

Moderated by: G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company


3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Closing Remarks

G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company


4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Networking Reception

Sponsored by:  Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati