WHENSeptember 26, 2015 @ 8:00am - 5:00pm

11th Annual SABPA Pacific Forum and 1st SABPA Pacific Bio-Partnering

When: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday, September 26, 2015
Where: Hilton Del Mar, 15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Once a year, movers and shakers of the industry get together under one roof at the SABPA Pacific Forum to discuss new biomedical and pharmaceutical innovations, opportunities to take advantage of trans-Pacific partnerships, and challenges of running a global business.  Breakthroughs will be highlighted; success stories will be studied; and leading science parks and incubators will be showcased.

New for 2015: Pacific Bio-Partnering – Arrange one-on-one meetings with the networking tool powered by partnering360 – a product of EBD Group This event aims to help deputies from biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in Southern California to explore potential partnerships and collaborations with pharmaceutical companies and/or investors from Asia.


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$30 for early birds by Sept 21; $40 online regular registration closes on Sept. 24; $50 for onsite registration (cash or check onsite); $10 off for students/postdocs. Fees include main conference, program brochure, parking, continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and lunch.Come and join around 500 professionals in your field to learn about investment, deal-making and legal strategies, to meet with industry leaders across the Pacific and to network with your peers.Program highlights:

  • Strategies of running a global business
  • Cross-Pacific licensing trends
  • Life Science Investment in China

Recipient of the Inaugural Pacific Life Science Achievement Award

Xianping Lu CEO&CSO, Chipscreen Biosciences

Confirmed Speakers

Xian-Ping Lu CEO&CSO, Chipscreen Biosciences
Peng Chen Partner, Morrison & Foerster
Zhifeng Dong Deputy Director General, China National Center for Biotechnology Development
Tim Hoctor Vice President, Life Science Solutions Services, Elsevier
Bing Li Vice President, Shanghai FOSUN Pharmaceutical (Group) Co.
Cyrus Mirsaidi CEO, BioDuro
Wendy Pan Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Greg B. Scott Founder and Chairman, ChinaBio Group
Jun Sun Director of R&D, Coretests
CJ Wang CEO, Frontier Biotech
Hai Wu Managing Director, China, Temasek Holdings
Yinong Xie Chief Business Development Officer, Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co.
Fangning Zhang Partner, McKinsey & Company, Greater China Office, Shanghai
Jimmy Zhang Vice President, Transactions, Johnson &Johnson Innovation

For Conference Program, please click here

Download presentations here:

Innovation in Drug Discovery Leads to Novel Therapy (Xian-Ping Lu)

Challenges and Opportunities in China (Jimmy Zhang)

$80 for early birds by Sept 21; $90 online regular registration closes on Sept. 24; No onsite registration. Fees include main conference, 1-on-1 partnering, program brochure, parking, continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and lunch.

  • New for 2015 – Arrange one-on-one meetings at the SABPA Pacific Forum with the networking tool powered by partnering360, a product of the EBD Group.
  • Engage in pre-event discussions and arrange valuable one-on-one meetings with biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and investment companies from San Diego and Asia to explore potential partnerships and collaborations.
  • Now at a minimal cost ($80), San Diego’s local entrepreneurs and life science companies are able to access global capital and market opportunities offered by local investors and fast growing Chinese pharmaceutical companies and cross-border Asian investment firms.
  • Don’t miss this unique opportunity to gain invaluable key investments for the startup or sustainable growth of your company!

Who shall attend?

  • Entrepreneurs and executives from local biotech and pharmaceutical companies
  • Chinese pharmaceutical companies who are looking for collaboration opportunities
  • Investors from local firms and Asia

For more detail, please click here

Instructions on how to use Partnering 360.

Current Corporate Sponsors