January 5, 2011
Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures
Bernard Siegel provided a briefing via video conference to the board of the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures on the Stem Cell Action Coalition and legal issues relating to Sherley v. Sebelius.
January 10, 2011
Alliance for Regenerative Medicine
“Regenerative Medicine State of the Industry Briefing”
Park 55 Hotel
55 Cyril Magnin Street
San Francisco, CA
January 27, 2011
ICOC (Governing Board) Meeting of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
January 31, 2011
B’nai Torah Congregation
Boca Raton, Florida
Bernard Siegel will present on the “Promise of Stem Cells” at 7:00 PM. Sponsored by Assure Immune. For more information please contact Cheri.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-392-8566.
February 28, 2011
Bernard Siegel will provide a video conference classroom lecture on stem cell politics, ethics and law for Dr. Michael Barressi’s class on “Stem Cell Biology.”
March 4, 2011
Broward Association of Rehabilitative Nurses
2011 Education Conference
Bernard Siegel will speak on the promise of stem cell research.
April 30, 2011
Stem Cell Therapies for Neurological Disorders: Challenges to Clinical Translation 2011
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Bernard Siegel will provide a presentation relating to stem cell advocacy, public awareness and how the advocacy agenda intersects with commercialization and regulatory challenges. This one day scientific conference will address and focus on the utilization of stem cell research and applications for neurological disorders. It will acknowledge the breakthroughs and successes along with the latest advances, as well as offer active discussions regarding the existing barriers that have limited additional successful application of stem cell therapies in neurological disorders. Additionally, there will be a session with stem cell experts from other disciplines to further expand on their successes and barriers to stem cell therapies that could potentially lead to new concepts and innovations. This will potentially further the successes in neurological disorders and other specialties of medicine. For more information contact: Samantha Phu at (310) 423-9522 or by email at email@example.com.
May, 13, 2011
5th Annual Interdisciplinary
Stem Cell Symposium
University of Miami
Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami Hospital Seminar Center
Bernard Siegel will speak on an ethics and policy panel. For more information, please visit http://www.med.miami.edu/isci/events.html.
June 15-18, 2011
ISSCR 9th Annual Meeting
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
June 27-30, 2011
BIO International Convention
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
On June 28 at 3:30 PM, Bernard Siegel will speak on a panel “The Shifting Policy Landscape and Its Impact on Stem Cell Research” with Brock Reeve (Executive Director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute) and Dr. Ellen Feigal (VP Research & Development of the CIRM). The panel will be chaired by Dr. Harvey Lodish (Member, Whitehead Institute). The discussion will take place at the Massachusetts Pavilion (# 3323) and will be immediately followed by a reception featuring Governor Deval Patrick.
July 20-21, 2011
Stem Cell Europe
Edinburgh Conference Centre
Riccarton Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Bernard Siegel will provide a keynote address titled “The Mandate to Deliver Cures: Aligning the Science, Industry and Patient Advocacy Agendas” at this event presented by Select Biosciences. For more information, please visit Stem Cell Europe website.
October 3-5, 2011
2011 World Stem Cell Summit
Pasadena Convention Center
Presented by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and co-hosted by major regional academic and research institutions, this comprehensive, multi-track program covers advanced science, commercial perspectives, disease progress reports, translational issues and in-depth reviews of policy, law, ethics, regulatory issues and global economic development. Over 150 presenting experts, attendees from 25 countries and representatives from more 200 sponsors, supporting organizations and media partners will come together at this preeminent international networking event. For more information, visit www.worldstemcellsummit.com.
November 1, 2011
University of Halle and German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina)
Bernard Siegel will provide a lecture titled “The Mandate to Deliver Cures: The Law and Politics Relating to Stem Cell Research and its Translation to the Clinic” at the University of Halle sponsored by the German National Academy of Science and the interdisciplinary centre “medicine-ethics-law” (MER) of the University of Halle. The talk will take place in the lecture hall of the Leopoldina.The Leopoldina is the oldest scientific society in the world.
November 2-4, 2011
World Congress on Regenerative Medicine 2011
Conference Center Leipzig
Bernard Siegel will deliver a keynote lecture on stem cells and public policy. One of Europe’s largest and most interdisciplinary events on Regenerative Medicine. Approximately 1,000 expected participants from basic and applied research, industry and regulatory institutions. For more information please visit www.wcrm-leipzig.de
November 6-8, 2011
Partnering for Cures
New York, New York
For more information see www.partneringforcures.org.
November 30-December 1, 2011
Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
La Jolla, California
For more information see www.stemcellmeetingonthemesa.com.
December 10, 2011
A Conversation About Stem Cell Research
Contemporary Art Center
Saturday, December 10
Alan Fernandez, GPI’s Director of Public Outreach and Development and Dr. Craig Cady from Bradley University spoke at “Stem Cells: An Opportunity to Begin The Discussion.” The event was organized by Joan Synder, a Parkinson’s patient and exceptionally capable advocate.