WHENSeptember 30, 2017 @ 8:00am - 5:00pm
WHEREHilton Del Mar, 15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
INFOParking is free, Cocktail hour open to all attendees On-site registration available.
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13th Annual SABPA Pacific Forum

Bridging Science and Business, West and East. This year’s SABPA Pacific Forum will be packed with many top-notch speakers. You will hear about recent industry success stories and new models of collaborations from leaders of biomedical and pharmaceutical industry across the Pacific Rim.

Confirmed speakers:

Kunliang Guan, PhD, Distinguished Professor, UCSD

Matt Tremblay, PhD, COO and VP, Calibr and TSRI

Changyu Wang, PhD, Founder and CEO, Immutics/Huamian Biotechnology

Joan Shen, MD, PhD, VP, Head of development, Janssen China R&D

Ying Ke, Deputy Director of R&D, Shanghai Pharma

Greg Scott, Founder, ChinaBio

Mia Nease, MBA, Head of Commerce, Arivale

Mindy Luce, Director, Business Development, WuXi NextCODE

Panel discussion:

  • Cross-Pacific Collaborations and Transactions
  • Success Stories of SABPA Entrepreneurs

Confirmed panelists:

Greg Scott, Founder, ChinaBio

Ho Sung Cho, VP, Biotherapeutics, Celgene

Jason Brown, Managing Director, C-Bridge Capital

Steven Adams, Executive Director, Pfizer

Laurie Heilmann, SVP, Crown Bioscience

Yuanwei Chen, PhD, CEO, Hinova Pharmaceuticals.

Ming Guo, Co-founder, president and COO, Ascentage Pharma

Hui Li, VP, Sorrento Therapeutics

Wen Luo, CEO/CSO, Denovo BioPharma

Yun He, PhD, Dean of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chongqing University


$45 for general admission ($80 onsite)

$30 for postdoc/students ($60 onsite)

$100 1-on-1 Biopartnering with complimentary general admission (registration closes on September 26th, 2017)

5th SABPA Bio-Partnering

Co-Organizers: SABPA, ChinaBio

SABPA Bio-Partnering is a great platform to explore the opportunities of licensing, investment, fund raising and other collaboration deals.  It is designed for you to pre-arrange 1-on-1 face-to-face meetings with potential partners/investors/entrepreneurs by using the EBD online tool Partnering360*.  Participants can upload their profile to the platform, and send invitations to other participants.   Once the invitations are accepted, the 30 min private meetings will be arranged automatically.   Participants have access to pre-scheduled 1-on-1 meetings in designated meeting areas during the conference, as well as access to Partnering360 database all year round.   Bio-Partnering will be hosted at the same time and in the same venue with SABPA Pacific Forum (09/30/2017).

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 across Pacific
  • Biotech or pharmaceutical service providers

Current and Previous Participating Organizations


How to Participate?

  • Register SABPA Bio-Partnering event and SABPA Pacific Forum at the link below:


($100, online only, complimentary admission to SABPA Pacific Forum included)

  • Receive a private Partnering360 log-in link sent by Whova after your registration
  • Access Partnering360 to setup your profile and schedule meetings. Step-by-step instruction is available here:  https://www.sabpa.org/1on1instruction2017/
  • Please act early to allow time for meeting arrangement (> 2 weeks prior to the event date)


Need Help? Please email: bio1on1@sabpa.org

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