CAMI Best and Brightest Forum


February 16, 2010
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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Featuring Richard A. Gephardt, Former Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and Chairman of the Council for American Medical Innovation, and a panel discussion with key state leaders in medical innovation.  Confirmed panelists include:  Steve Blank, Professor of Entrepreneurship, U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University and the Columbia University/Berkeley Joint Executive MBA program; Jay Hansen, Political Director, State Building & Construction Trades Council of California; Patrick Lee, M.D., Partner and Co-Manager - Health Care Fund, Palo Alto Investors; Art Torres, Vice-Chair, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine; and Gail Maderis, President and CEO, BayBio.

Refreshments will be served.


Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF 
Robertson Auditorium
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Covered parking is available in the Community Center Garage, located at 1675 Owens Street. Cash or credit card payments are accepted at garage exit. Fees are $3.00 per hour with a $24.00 daily maximum. No overnight parking is available.
Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation
February 16, 2010 - San Francisco, California

Join the Council for American Medical Innovation, the California Biotechnology Foundation, BIOCOM, BayBio, and some of the "Best and Brightest" minds in California for a robust discussion about the serious challenges facing the United States in maintaining its global leadership position in medical innovation.

Moderated by Former Majority Leader Richard A. Gephardt, the forum will feature life science industry leaders, academic scholars, researchers, business representatives and other stakeholders who have come together to shed light on how the U.S. - and California - can navigate through the economic downturn to stay the course as a global leader in medical innovation.

For more information about the event, please contact Charlotte Phillips at, (916) 658-0144.

Brought to you by:
The Council for American Medical Innovation
California Biotechnology Foundation


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