50+
Exhibitors

200+
Industry Leading Speakers

700+
Attendees

The Festival of Biologics San Diego brings together the pioneers doing the most innovative work within the industry and across the whole value chain, to share their unique insights with you.

 

INCLUDING

Americas Antibody Congress

  • Armed antibodies
  • Bispecifics
  • mAbs and novel modalities
  • CMC, developability and manufacturing
  • Computational tools for antibody engineering and characterisation
  • Non-antibody approaches
  • Combination therapies and IO formats
 
 

World Immunotherapy Congress USA

 
  • Cell therapy
  • Immune checkpoint inhibitors
  • Solid tumours
  • Cancer vaccines
  • Non-oncology immunotherapy
  • Manufacture and logistics 
  • Market access and strategy
 


WORLD BIOSIMILAR CONGRESS USA

 
  • Market Access Strategies
  • Global Clinical Trials
  • Biosimilar Development
  • IP & Legal Considerations 
 

Clinical Trials Congress

  • Patient recruitment and engagement 
  • Planning and trial design
  • Budgeting and contracting
  • Site/vendor selection and feasibility
  • Data and analytics 
  • Digitalisation and blockchain
  • Clinical supply chain and logistics

 

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SPEAKER ALREADY CONFIRMED INCLUDE:

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Yoshiko Akamatsu, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Oncology Biologics, AbbVie

Julian Andreev, Senior Staff Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Smita Asare, Executive Director Clinical Operations, I-SPY Trials

Smita Asare at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Julio Baez, Former Head, Technology, Cipla BioTec

Julio Baez at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Roger Beerli, CSO, NBE Therapeutics

Chris Boone, Vice President, Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer

James Breitmeyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Oncternal Therapeutics

Christine Brown, As Associate Director of the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory, City Of Hope National Medical Center

Christine Brown at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Matthew Bryant, Head of Clinical Technology and Experience Lab, Amgen

Matthew Bryant at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Patrick Burke, Associate Director, Seattle Genetics Inc

Jim Caggiano, Chief Executive Officer, Dendreon

Martina Canestraro, Senior Scientist Cell Biology, Immunocore Ltd

Cathy Carfagno, Associate Director - IT Business Lead Global Clinical Trials Operations, MSD

Cathy Carfagno at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Saso Cemerski, Principal Scientist, Merck Research Labs

Saso Cemerski at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Brian Champion, CSO, Psioxus Therapeutics Ltd

Hubert Chen, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Pfenex Inc

Hubert Chen at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Mark Chiu, Associate Director, Multispecific Biologics Engineering, Janssen Research and Development Llc

Dr Ho Cho, VP, Biotherapeutics Executive Research, Celgene

Partha Chowdhury, Senior Director and Head, Antibody Discovery, Sanofi Genzyme

Partha Chowdhury at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Ezra Cohen, Associate Director of Moores Cancer Center, U.C. San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Dr Ezra Cohen at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Jan Davidson, Director of Clinical Development and Research, MacroGenics, Inc.

Steven Deitcher, CEO, Medeor Therapeutics, Inc.

Steven Deitcher at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Stephen Demarest, Senior Research Fellow, Protein and Antibody Engineering, Lilly Biotechnology Center

Dr Michael Deridder, Senior Director, Early Pipeline Commercial Strategy for Oncology Cell Therapy, Neuroscience, and ADD, GSK

Rakesh Dixit, Vice President R&D, Global Head, Biologics Safety Assessment, MedImmune Inc

Rakesh Dixit at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Daryl Drummond, Senior Vice President and Head of Research, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Prof Stefan Duebel, Director, Braunschweig University of Technology

Peter Emtage, SVP, Global Head of Cell Therapy Research, Kite Pharma Inc

Peg Ford, President, Ovarian Cancer Alliance of San Diego

Peg Ford at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Jeffrey Froude, Major, STM, Vaccines/Therapeutics Division, Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Laura Galuchie, Director, Global Clinical Trial Operations, Merck And Company

Scott Glaser, Director Antibody Therapeutics, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

Adrian Guthals, Bioinformatics Scientist, Mapp Biopharmaceutical, Inc.

Adrian Guthals at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Eric Halioua, President and Chief Executive Officer, PDC*line pharma SA

Brenda Hann, Head of Clinical Trials, Stanford University School of Medicine

Brenda Hann at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Mitch Herndon, Associate Director, Patient Recruitment & Engagement, UCB

Mitch Herndon at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Matthew Hewitt, Director, Tumour Immunology & Microenvironment, Bellicum Pharmaceuticals

Matthew Hewitt at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Kyle Holen, Head of Development Design Center, AbbVie

Adama Ibrahim, Senior Clinical Operations Lead, Biogen

Adama Ibrahim at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Tim Jacobs, Co-Founder, Dualogics

Christopher Jewell, Associate Professor & Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator, University of Maryland

Kevin Johnson, Partner, Medicxi

Doug Jolly, Executive Vice President Of Research And Pharmaceutical Development, Tocagen Inc

Doug Jolly at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Karin Jooss, Chief Scientific Officer, Gritstone Oncology

Francis Kalush, Health Program Coordinator,, FDA

Francis Kalush at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Andreas Katopodis, CEO, Anaveon

Dr Thomas Keating, Director of Biochemistry, Immunogen, Inc.

Marilyn Kehry, Vice President, Cell and Functional Biology, AnaptysBio, Inc.

Alex Kelly, European Business Development Executive, Retrogenix

Bruce Keyt, Chief Scientific Officer, IgM. Biosciences Inc

Bruce Keyt at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Bryan Kim, Vice President, Business Development, Samsung Bioepis

Bryan Kim at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Houng Kim, head of the strategy and operations division, Celltrion Healthcare

Houng Kim at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Hans Klingemann, Vice President of Research and Development, NantKwest

Vadim Klyushnichenko, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development and Quality, California Institute for Biomedical Research

Rob Knight, Founding Director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation, University of California San Diego

Andrew Korytko, Lead External Innovation, Biotechnology Discovery Research, Eli Lilly and Company

Andrew Korytko at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Jim Kremidas, Executive Director, Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Keith L Knutson, Professor of Immunology, Mayo Clinic

Jonathan R. Lai, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jonathan R. Lai at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Jzaneen Lalani, Chief Operating Officer, Curemark

Thomas Lane, Chief Medical Officer, PersImmune

Disa Lee Choun, Head of Innovation, GCSO, UCB

Disa Lee Choun at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr James Legg, Vice President, Research and Development, Crescendo Biologics Ltd

Dr James Legg at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Bruce Leicher, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc

Bruce Leicher at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Mark Lowdell, Director of Cellular Therapy, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Lawrence Lum, Professor, Director of Cellular Therapy, Scientific Director of Bone Marrow Transplant, Medicine: Hematology and Oncology, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Lawrence Lum at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Nancy Lutz Paynter, Genentech

Nancy Lutz Paynter at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Maksim Mamonkin, Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Mark Mamula, Professor of Medicine Rheumatology, Yale University

Jay Mandrekar, Professor of Biostatistics and Oncology,, Mayo Clinic

Jay Mandrekar at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Sumithra Mandrekar, Professor of Biostatistics and Oncology, Mayo Clinic

Elizabeth Manning, Patient Engagement Strategy, UCB

Elizabeth Manning at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Ivan Mascanfroni, Senior Scientist, Immunology Biologics, AbbVie

Krzysztof Masternak, Head of Biology, NovImmune Sa

Johanna Mercier, President and Head, U.S. Commercial, Bristol Myers Squibb

Robert Metz, SVP, Global Business Operations & External Affairs, Horizon Pharma plc

Mark Milberg, Director of Clinical Procurement and Outsourcing, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical

Jeff Myers, CEO, Medicaid Health Plans of America

Dr Mostafa Nakach, Head of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Sanofi Aventis

Chawita (Jelly) Netirojjanakul, Senior Scientist, Amgen Inc

Franz-Josef Obermair, CEO and Co-founder, Tepthera

Franz-Josef Obermair at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Angie Inkyung Park, Sr. Director of Immunotherapy and Stem Cells, Oncomed Pharmaceuticals

Sandip Patel, Associate Professor, Medical Oncology/Hematology, U.C. San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Shreenal Patel, Director Clinical Operations, Achilles Therapeutics

Shreenal Patel at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Laura Pearce, Head of Clinical Alliances, Cancer Research Institute

Laura Pearce at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Andrea Perrone, Associate Vice President, Clinical Imaging Translational Medicine, Merck

Sari Pesonen, VP Scientific and Clinical Development, Co-Founder, Valo Therapeutics

JoAnn Pfeiffer, Director, Associate Professor, Clinical Research Management Program, Arizona State University

Rhonda Pisk, Stanford University School of Medicine

Rhonda Pisk at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Ian Popoff, Senior Director, Strategic Portfolio Intelligence, Pfizer

Mark Poznansky, Director, Vaccine And Immunotherapy Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark Poznansky at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Alexey Rak, Head of Bio Structure and Biophysics, Sanofi

Dr Fred Ramsdell, Vice President, Research, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

Neda Rashti, Group Lead, Clinical Program Management, Pfizer

Neda Rashti at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Douglas Reichgott, Director, Research Financial and Regulatory Operations, Tufts Medical Center

Jack Sadowsky, Scientist, Genentech

Stephen Schoenberger, Professor, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

Stephen Schoenberger at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Rob Scott, Chief Medical Officer, VP, Head of Development, AbbVie

Oriol Serra Ortiz, Head, Site Intelligence and Site Selection, Study Optimization Global Product Development, Pfizer

Michelle Shogren, Head of Innovation Portfolio and Operations, Bayer HealthCare

Michelle Shogren at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Jay Short, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Co Founder, Bioatla Llc

Alan Smith, Executive Vice President, Technical Operations, Bellicum Pharmaceuticals

Christoph Spiess, Senior Scientist, Genentech

Ryan Stafford, Director, Protein Engineering - Discovery, Sutro Biopharma

Gary Starling, Associate Vice President, MRL Biologics and Vaccines Discovery, Merck & Co

Gary Starling at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Eva Strauch, Research Assistant Professor, Univ Washington Seattle

Hiroaki Suga, Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry, The University of Tokyo

Alex Sverdlov, Director of Data, Novartis

Kimberly Tableman, GSK

Kimberly Tableman at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Raymond Tesi, Chief Executive Officer, INmune Bio

Hailey Tipton, Administrative Director - Clinical Trials Office, U.C. San Diego

Hailey Tipton at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Martin Treder, Chief Scientific Officer, Affimed Therapeutics Ag

Dr Frédéric Triebel, Chief Scientific Officer and Medical Officer, Immutep Ltd

Dr Bob Valamehr, Vice President of Cancer Immunotherapy, Fate Therapeutics

Dr Bob Valamehr at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Laszlo Vasko, Senior Director, Business Technology Leader - Clinical Operations and Innovation, Janssen Pharmaceutical

Dr Alain Vertes, Managing Director, NxR Biotechnologies

Karthik Viswanathan, Director, Research, Visterra Inc.

Karthik Viswanathan at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Dr Feng Wang, Professor and Principal Investigator, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kenneth Wilson, Director, Sourcing Operations, Pfizer

Kenneth Wilson at Festival of Biologics San Diego

Christina Yi, Chief Operations Officer, Dendreon

Travis Young, Vice President, Biologics, California Institute for Biomedical Research

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