January 20-22, 2009
Stem Cell World Congress
Palm Springs, California
Bernard Siegel will provide a keynote address relating to stem cell policy and forecast the changes with a new administration in Washington. For more information visit www.selectbiosciences.com/conferences/SCWC2009/.
March 9, 2009
Pacifica Radio Network
Bernard Siegel interviewed regarding President Obama’s stem cell policy.
March 9, 2009
Lars Larson National Show
Bernard Siegel and Lars Larson debate embryonic stem cell research on the Westwood One Network.
March 10, 2009
WRHU 88.7 FM Radio
Hempstead, New York
Bernard Siegel interviewed by Sid Nathan regarding President Obama’s stem cell policy.
March 10. 2009
KXLY AM Radio
Bernard Siegel debates embryonic stem cell research with radio host, Mike Fitzsimmons.
March 18, 2009
KGO Radio Newstalk AM 810
San Francisco, California
Bernard Siegel appears as a guest on the Ronn Owens’ Show from 10:00-11:00 AM PST. Listen in at www.kgoradio.com.
March 18, 2009 – 12:00 PM
Commonwealth Club of California
595 Market Street
San Francisco, California
Bernard Siegel will provide a lecture entitled “Stem Cell Advocacy 2.0- The Role of the Stem Cell Consumer Movement in the Obama Era.” The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, bringing together its more than 18,000 members for over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy. Founded in 1903, The Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at The Club.As a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization, The Commonwealth Club relies on the support of its membership, the Business Council and foundation grants to continue its role in fostering open public discussion in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the nation via radio, Internet and television. For more information, please visit www.commonwealthclub.org.
March 19, 2009
Smart Life Forum
Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, California
Bernard Siegel will provide a lecture entitled “Stem Cell Research and the Implications of Ending Aging.” Smart Life Forum, Inc. (SLF) is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation whose primary mission is to provide credible health education to the public with an emphasis on optimal wellness, anti-aging medicine, and longevity.
SLF helps to keep the public up-to-date on the latest findings and developments that impact our health. For more information, please visit www.smartlifeforum.org.
March 23-24, 2009
Connecticut’s International Stem Cell Research Symposium
New Haven, Connecticut
An international symposium featuring certain speakers affiliated with the Genetics Policy Institute including Linda Powers (GPI board), Sally Temple (GPI science advisory board) and Jonathan Moreno (GPI legal/human rights advisory board).
March 26, 2009
Grand Opening- “Cells:The Universe Inside Us”
The Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street
For more information, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org.
March 31, 2009
“Using Your Law Degree as a Tool for Societal Change”
University of Miami School of Law
Coral Gables, Florida
Bernard Siegel provides a lecture for the faculty and student body at the law school. Starts at noon.
April 23-24, 2009
American College of Family Trial Lawyers
Mansion Hotel at Forsyth Park
Bernard Siegel will provide two guest lectures, “The Promise of Stem Cell Research” and “Keys to Understanding the Stem Cell Wars.” The American College of Family Trial Lawyers is a group of 100 top family trial lawyers from across the United States. For more information please visit www.acftl.com.
April 30, 2009
EDC’s 8th Annual Life Science Conference
Bio Tech 2009
“Regenerative Medicine- New Frontiers in Cellular and Stem Cell Therapies and Tissue Engineering”
Hosted by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Hyatt Regency Miami
Bernard Siegel will provide a framework to understand the emerging ReGEN Industry. This event will host more than 300 members of industry,academia and the investment community to discuss the burgeoning field of regenerative medicine and its potential for South Florida’s growing life science industry. For more information, please visit www.edc-tech.org.
May 6, 2009
International Society for Cell Therapy (ISCT)
15th Annual Meeting
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
San Diego, California
GPI’s Director of Strategic Projects, Dr. Sarah Haecker, chairs a panel titled “A Snapshot of Tools/Reagents Roles in Cell Therapy Development.” The panel includes Aby Mathew, Charlie O’Hanlon and Ian Fitzpatrick. For more information, visit www.celltherapy.org.
May 11-14, 2009
World Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Congress (a Terrapinn event)
London, United Kingdom
Bernard Siegel will join Geoff MacKay, Chris Mason and Nancy Witty to discuss whether the stem cell industry needs a dedicated international industry association. For more information, please visit www.terrapinn.com/2009/stemcells
May 18-21, 2009
2009 BIO International Convention
For more information please visit www.bio.org.
May 29, 2009
Palm Beach Business Group
Palm Beach, Florida
Bernard Siegel addresses the birth of the regenerative medicine and stem cell industries. For more information, visit http://www.pbbusinessgroup.com/.
June 15-17, 2009
ISLI Biomed Israel 2009
Tel Aviv, Israel
Bernard Siegel provides a key note address titled “Creating a positive policy, regulatory and societal framework to advance stem cell research.”
ILSI-Biomed Israel 2009, 8th National Life Science & Technology Week, is the leading international conference covering the fast-growing field of innovation in the biomedical, health care and life sciences industries, is expected to attract over 6,000 local and international CEOs, experts, academics, scientists, researchers, venture capitalists, and angel investors.Biomed 2009 is an essential opportunity to learn from international experts the latest healthcare trends, regulatory and reimbursement issues, and therapies. A vast variety of Israeli BioPharma and Medical Device players will also receive exposure.
For more information, visit http://www2.kenes.com/biomed/Pages/Home.aspx.
July 8-11, 2009
International Society for Stem Cell Research
7th Annual Meeting
Centre Convenciones Internacional Barcelona
July 16-18, 2009
6th Insurance-Linked Securities Summit
Bernard Siegel provides a keynote address on “The Future of Human Longevity.” IQPC’s Insurance-Linked Securities Summit is the largest conference in the world to focus on securitization in the life and non-life insurance sectors. Now in its 6th successful year, the conference brings together more than 300 senior decision-makers from the insurance-capital markets value chain, including institutional investors, insurance and reinsurance companies, hedge funds, banks, brokers, law firms, underwriters and life settlement providers. For more information, please visit www.ilsbermuda.com.
September 21-23, 2009
2009 World Stem Cell Summit
Presented by the Genetics Policy Institute:
Baltimore Convention Center
The World Stem Cell Summit is the preeminent gathering for the global stem cell community with the shared mission to advance stem cell research from the laboratory to lifesaving treatments. This networking event brings together researchers, industry leaders, policy-makers, regulators, patient advocates, legal experts, investors and philanthropists to illuminate the critical issues and together chart the future of regenerative medicine. This event is presented by GPI and hosted by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland System. For more information, to sponsor or register please visit www.worldstemcellsummit.com.
October 29-31, 2009
World Congress on Regenerative Medicine 2009
Conference Center Leipzig
Bernard Siegel delivers a keynote lecture on stem cells and public policy at the session “Regulatory Affairs and Policy in Regenerative Medicine.” For more information please visit www.wcrm-leipzig.com.
November 11-14, 2009
GPI/NABT Stem Cell Education Summit
2009 NABT Professional Development Conference
For more information, visit http://www.nabt2009.org/websites/conference/index.php?p=236.