Returning for 2022, Bio Connections Australia will take place on the 25th July 2022 at Collins Square Event Centre, Melbourne.
For 2022, we look forward to bringing together a diverse mix of biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical companies, medical technology companies, VCs and other investors, MRIs, CROs, trial sites, universities and clinical trial networks.
Bio Connections Australia 2022 has an important focus for 2022 on translation, drug development and expediting Australia’s great science into commercialization.
Ongoing work is needed to drive Australia to become globally competitive in novel therapeutics and create better pathways for companies to translate their great research into commercial products.
CEO, Breakthrough Victoria
Dr Anand Gautam
Executive Director & Emerging Science Lead, Emerging Science & Innovation, Asia & APAC (Australia & New Zealand), Pfizer R&D
A/Prof Simon Wilkins
Head of Operations - CUREator, MRCF, Brandon Capital Partners
MD Australia, IP Group
Dr Phil Kearney
CEO, Axelia Oncology
COO, Denteric Pty Ltd
Dr Stuart Newman
CEO, Therapeutic Innovation Australia
Professor Doug Hilton
Dr Nicole van der Weerden
COO, Hexima Ltd
General Manager Healthcare, Linfox
Dr Catherine Drinkwater
Director of Project Management, BioCurate
Professor Craig Rayner
Distinguished Scientist, Certara
Prof. Jonathan Baell
Director, Australian Translational Research Facility (ATMCF), and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Vice President, Conafay Group
Head of Quality and Development, IDT
Dr. Tina Soulis
Founder & Director, Alithia Life Sciences Pty Ltd
VP Clinical Operations Asia Pacific, atai Life Sciences
Director, ESFAM Biotech Pty Ltd
Dr Emma Ball
Head of Illumina for Startups Australia, Illumina
Dr Andrew Nash
Chief Scientific Officer & Senior Vice President Research, CSL
Associate Professor Tam C. Nguyen
Deputy Director Research, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Dr Caroline Herd
CEO, QID Pharma
Dr Marthe D’Ombrain
Senior Director and Head of Global Research Innovation, CSL
Assistant Secretary, University Research Commercialisation Branch, Australian Government Department of Education
Dr Gareth Lewis
Chief Commercial Officer, Certa Therapeutics
A/Prof Susan Evans
CEO & Founder, Alyra Biotech
CRO Breakfast Briefing
BREAKFAST BRIEFINGS AND MEETINGS | SELECTING THE RIGHT CRO
Monday 25th July 2022 | Pre-conference Roundtables
This session will include a series of short briefings followed by roundtables hosted by a range of different CROs. Take the opportunity to clarify what you’re looking for and how you can find the right CRO to fit your needs.
- Where do you start?
- Establishing suitability for your needs
- What do they do, what should I pay them? Who’s right for me?
- How can I get recommendations from the right people?
- How do we ensure we provide the right scope for CRO partners?
- What are the top ten things the biotech needs to provide to a CRO before they can start working together?
- How Biotechs can arm themselves for doing business with CROs and making educated decision
Moderator: Dr. Tina Soulis, Founder & Director, Alithia Life Sciences Pty Ltd
Catherine Osborne, CEO, Crux Biolabs
Babaji Yadav, Senior Toxicology Consultant, Novotech
BIOPALOOZA IS BACK FOR 2022
We are delighted to announce the event networking dinner will be returning for the 2022 edition of Bio Connections Australia. Don’t miss out on this intimate get together and key networking opportunity to further discuss and connect following the conference with your fellow delegates and speakers in this informal setting.
Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
Reconnect and re-engage with your industry peers at the Annual Bio Connections Australia Conference.
There are many opportunities for networking including social events such as the annual Bio Palooza Networking Dinner, networking drinks, refreshment breaks and lunches, making this not just a conference… but an all encompassing industry “experience”.
Event sponsorship or exhibiting will allow your organisation to:
- Build relationships with potential and existing clients
- Generate leads from a high-level, targeted audience
- Close sales in a more personal manner than via phone
- Demonstrate your product in person
- Network with the industry
- Build brand awareness
To see what is on offer please contact:
Senior Business Development Manager
T: +61 (2) 9080 4318
Our Commitment to Sustainability
In Australia, we are committed to running our events in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Across Informa Connect we are focusing on the short and long-term sustainability impacts we have on customers and colleagues alongside the communities we work in.
We recognise that it’s not just about the way we produce our events and products but recognising that we have a role to play in providing a space to work in partnership together with our markets to inspire the sustainable development of the industries we serve.
To read more on our latest sustainability reports and Faster Forward initiatives – click here.
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