January 21, 2010
“Accelerate the Cure”
Sabrina Cohen Foundation for Stem Cell Research
200 Bird Road
Coral Gables, Florida
Bernard Siegel will appear on the program. The event is scheduled from 7:00-10:00 pm. For more information, please visit www.sabrinacohenfoundation.org.
January 23, 2010
Hope Summit 2010
Sheraton St. Louis City Center
St. Louis, Missouri
Bernard Siegel will addressed the Hope Summit. The Summit will give Missouri’s stem cell advocates a forum to discuss promising research, its impact on a healthier tomorrow and ways for the community to show support. For more information, please visit www.missouricures.com.
February 24, 2010
“The Promise of Stem Cell Research”
Buena Vida Community
Bernard Siegel addressed the impact of stem cell research on the future of medicine.
April 6-8, 2010
Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum
Twin City Quarter
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Bernard Siegel spoke about policy issues relating to regenerative medicine. The Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum is a premiere event for leaders in regenerative medicine translation, representing academic research, clinical, healthcare policy, regulatory, reimbursement, investment and biotechnology industry interests. In order to facilitate business development opportunities and investment, the meeting included a venture forum featuring 12 regenerative medicine companies.For more information about the inaugural 2010 conference, please contact Jon Obermeyer at the Regenerative Medicine Foundation: 336.509.3080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 21, 2010
5th Annual Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium-The Road to Stem Cell Applications: Bioprocessing, Safety and Preclinical Evaluation
Susan Carlson, GPI Director of Operations, attended this event where world leaders in multidisciplinary areas addressed key hurdles faced in advancing stem cell therapeutics into clinical and commercial applications.
May 3-6, 2010
BIO International Convention
McCormick Place Convention Center
GPI held a joint press conference with Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, Bob Klein (CIRM),Michael Werner of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine and Bernard Siegel, where they discussed the latest developments for the 2010 World Stem Cell Summit. In addition, GPI staffed a booth on the exhibit floor of the convention, promoting the Summit.
GPI, Alliance for Regenerative Medicine and Australia Trade Commission hosted a Regenerative Medicine Forum breakfast event for select industry leaders.
GPI Associate Director, Robert Margolin, also spoke on a BIO panel related to regulatory issues pertaining to regenerative medicine.
May 11-13, 2010
World Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Congress
Victoria Park Plaza
London, United Kingdom
Bernard Siegel spoke on the following panel discussions: (1) a regulatory road map for clinical development and authorization, (2) encompassing business, philanthropy and patient advocacy with regenerative medicine and (3) a regulation road map revisited.
May 21-22, 2010
Stem Cell Global Blueprint Conference (GBC)
101 College Street, South Tower
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bernard Siegel provided a keynote address. This two day meeting brought together 100 international stem cell stakeholders (i.e. Academic and industry researchers, clinicians, health regulators, public policy officials, bio ethicists, representatives from government, non- governmental organizations, consumers and patient advocacy groups, business development and technology transfer officers, legal representatives) to discuss issues regarding stem cell innovation, translation and commercialization. For more information, visit http://www.stemcellglobalblueprint.net/synopsis.php
June 16-19, 2010
ISSCR 8th Annual Meeting
San Francisco, California
GPI was an exhibitor at this meeting. The International Society for Stem Cell Research is the leading scientific society in the field. Bernard Siegel is a past co-chair of the ISSCR Government Affairs Committee.
September 21, 2010
Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Annual Washington Dinner,
Willard International Hotel,
Bernard Siegel discussed the upcoming World Stem Cell Summit.
October 4-6, 2010
2010 World Stem Cell Summit
Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center
Presented by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and co-hosted by Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Wayne State University and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, this comprehensive, multi-track program covered advanced science, commercial perspectives, disease progress reports and in-depth reviews of policy, law, ethics, regulatory issues and global economic development. Over 150 presenting experts, attendees from 30 countries and representatives from more 200 sponsors, supporting organizations and media partners came together at this preeminent international networking event. For more information, visit www.worldstemcellsummit.com.
October 19-20, 2010
Interstate Alliance on Stem Cell Research
IASCR sponsored a workshop designed to provide in-depth analysis of the legal and policy considerations surrounding the Sherley v. Sebelius case. IASCR received three separate briefings from legal and policy experts, including Neal Goldfarb, legal counsel to the Genetics Policy Institute, who drafted the GPI brief in the case. Also in attendance on behalf of GPI was Alan Jakimo, member of the Legal Advisory Board. The IASCR provides a forum for information exchange and collaborative planning in an attempt to facilitate the sharing of data, resources, and cell lines across state borders to ensure the efficient development of research programs.
November 15-17, 2010
Bio-Europe-16th Annual International Partnering Conference
Bernard Siegel participated as invitee of Alliance for Regenerative Medicine and EBD.
December 7, 2010
Stem Cells on the Mesa
The Salk Institute
La Jolla, California.
Bernard Siegel and Alan Fernandez attended this event organized by the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine.
December 8, 2010
ICOC (Governing Board) Meeting of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Bernard Siegel addressed the board on matters relating to the Stem Cell Action Campaign and 2011 World Stem Cell Summit in Pasadena.
December 15, 2010
ICOC (Governing Board) Meeting of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine,
Palo Alto, California.
Alan Fernandez, GPI’s director of public outreach, addressed the board at the public comment session.