|[March 05, 2014]
BioFlorida Launches the First Latin America-U.S. Conference in Life Sciences
BioFlorida Latin America & Caribbean Life Sciences Conference
organized by BioFlorida,
This international Conference will provide attendees with a unique
opportunity to explore business collaborations and share best practices
in all areas of life sciences including research, development and
commercialization. The two-day program will cover such topics as
research and commercial successes and collaborations, economic
development opportunities, intellectual property and regulatory
Quick fact: Latin America has a $4.8 trillion economy, and has become
one of the most dynamic regions in the world - a hotbed of business
opportunity particularly in the technology sectors. There has
never been a more important time for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical
device companies and research institutions to collaborate to
capitalize on new opportunities and expanding markets.
WHO WILL BE IN
Industry professionals both from around the state of Florida as well as
international waters are expected. Attendees will join life sciences
professionals from the U.S. and Latin America from emerging and
established pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies.
University and research institutions as well as investors, regulatory
experts and government officials from both regions will be in attendance.
WHEN: Thursday-Friday, March 27-28, 2014
TIME & DETAILS:
27: Exhibitor Set-Up, Onsite Registration & Opening Gala at the
Sofitel Miami Hotel 12 - 3 pm Tour of FIU (optional) | 3:30
- 5 pm Program Begins | 5 - 7 pm Opening Gala (Dress
Code: Business or Business Casual, Gala @ the Sofitel Miami Hotel)
28: Program & Exhibits at FIU in the Graham Center Ballroom
8 am Continental Breakfast | 9 - 5 pm Program | 5
- 7 pm Closing Gala @ The Frost Museum
WHERE: Florida International University (FIU), Modesto A.
Maidique Campus (MMC), 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199.
Learn about the Latin America markets from the experts; hear best
practices and potential obstacles.
Find out about economic incentives and financing opportunities.
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$450 (BioFlorida Members); $550 (Non-Members).
Attendees can register HERE.
of the Conference includes marketing exposure in a highly targeted
marketing campaign, Exhibit opportunities, Exhibit badges and access to
pre-attendee lists. The packages are designed to fit all budgets. For
more information about sponsoring, please contact Steve Parker at (561)
243-3073 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEYNOTE and featured SPEAKERS:
Gabriela Gebrin Cezar, DVM, PhD, Senior Director & Head,
External R&D Innovation; Brazil, Latin America & South Africa
Worldwide Research and Development; Pfizer
James Hogan, President, Medtronic Latin America, VP, Medtronic,
Miguel Ángel Margáin, Director General, Mexican
Institute of Industrial Property
Gray Swoope, Secretary of Commerce, President & CEO, Enterprise
Mark Rosenberg, President, Florida
Additional industry experts speaking at the Conference include:
Rolando Brawer, PhD, Director of Corporate Development, Life
David Coriat, Head Public Affairs & Communications Latin
America at Novartis
Michelle Cuccia, Senior Director - Market Development, Teva
Gabriel Kleiman, Assistant General Council, Pfizer.
Attendees of the Latin America & Caribbean Life Sciences Conference are
invited to stay at the Sofitel
Hotel in Miami. Sofitel Miami Hotel offers contemporary ambiance and
is conveniently located near Miami International Airport. The Sofitel
Hotel offers a courtesy shuttle to and from the airport.
BioFlorida has secured a block of rooms at the Sofitel Miami Hotel. Book
before March 7, 2014 to ensure space is available. Conference attendees
are entitled to a discounted rate of $179.00++ for the night of March
27th. Use this
link to make your reservations today.
(BioFlorida.com) is the voice of Florida's life sciences industry,
representing more than 3,000 companies and research organizations in the
biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and bioagriculture
fields that employ nearly 84,000 Floridians. BioFlorida's member-driven
initiatives provide a strong business climate for development and
production of innovative technologies and products that improve lives
and promote economic benefits to the state.
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