GPI Appearances & Events - 2012

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January 10, 2012
Alliance for Regenerative Medicine
Regenerative Medicine State of the Industry Briefing
San Francisco, California

This event was developed by the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, and will be held as part of the Biotech Showcase 2012 conference taking place at the Park 55 Wyndham  beginning at 8:00 a.m. To learn more and to register for the conference, please contact Rob Margolin at (646) 201-4192. Registration is complimentary for credentialed members of the media and the investment community. The State of the Industry briefing is open to the public, but attendance at the disease panels will require registration for individuals without press or investor credentials.

January 13, 2012
Palm Beach Business Group

Good Samaritan Medical Center
West Palm Beach, Florida

Bernard Siegel will speak to the Business Group on the topic of the selection of West Palm Beach as the venue 8th World Stem Cell Summit and the impact of stem cells on the practice of medicine. The program begins at 8:00 AM. For more information, visit

February 2-3, 2012
2012 Stem Cells

Crowne Plaza
San Diego, California

Bernard Siegel will provide a keynote address at this Select Biosciences event. Other speakers include  Alan Trounson and Hans Keirstead. For more information, please visit

February 14, 2012
International Translational Regenerative Medicine Center Seminar

Argryos Auditorium | Arnold Beckman Center | City of Hope
Duarte, California

Bernard Siegel will speak on the panel “International Collaboration and Project Funding” at this seminar organized by the Beckman Research Institute/City of Hope and the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.

March 21, 2012
Regular Meeting of the ICOC of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)
Sacramento Convention Center
Room 204
1400 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

GPI Associate Director, Alan Fernandez, will attend.

March 29, 2012
Stem Cell Program
University of Michigan Alumni Association Of the Palm Beaches
MIT Club of Palm Beach
West Palm Beach Marriott
West Palm Beach, Florida

Dr. Gary Smith, Co-director of the Taubman Center for stem cell research at the University of Michigan will provide a presentation. Program starts at 6:00 PM.

April 17-18, 2012012 Annual Dinner & Fly-in
Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM)
Washington, D.C.

On the evening of April 17, the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine will host it’s 3rd Annual Dinner at the Mayflower Hotel. The event celebrates major accomplishments over the past year in regenerative medicine and recognizes some of the key corporate and policy leaders in our sector – including Members of Congress, patient advocates, disease-foundation executives, and other industry champions. On April 18th the membership of ARM, along with other leaders from the regenerative medicine community will join together in Washington, DC for ARM’s Annual Legislative Day. The day is dedicated to meeting with key members of Congress and Administration officials to describe the immense near-term potential of regenerative medicine and the need for legislation and policies that support the development of life saving regenerative medicine therapies. Registration for the Legislative Day and Annual Dinner will open on Febraury 21st. Additionally, sponsorship and table hosting opportunities are now available—contact Robert Margolin for pricing and more information: Alliance for Regenerative Medicine | Dedicated to Advancing Regenerative Medicine

May 4, 2012
Life Science Technology Hub
Scripps Research Institute
Faculty Club
Jupiter, Florida

Bernard Siegel will provide a presentation relating to stem cell and regenerative medicine policy issues at the monthly meeting of the Life Science Technology Hub. The program starts at 6:00 PM.  For more information contact J. Michael Gregson at 561-531-1161

May 21-22, 2012
SPI 2012:
Science, partnering and Investment Forum
Gateway for the Global Life Sciences

Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Florida

Bernard Siegel will chair a panel on the translational perspectives relating to stem cells and regenerative medicine. Sachs Associates, building upon it's many years of expertise in organizing premier partnering and investor meetings in Europe and the United States, is proud to announce "SPI  2012 : Science, Partnering and Investment Forum, Gateway for the Global Life Sciences" event to be held on 21st – 22nd May, 2012 in West Palm Beach, Florida. This event will be highly transactional, bringing together an exciting cross-section of venture-funded and small-cap companies with leading investors, pharmas, and scientific thought leaders.

SPI 2012 is comprised of a series of panels and presentations from scientific thought leaders, leading investment, pharmaceutical, and biotech companies, each one providing expert outlook on the growth and investment activity in the Biotech Industry. Topics to be highlighted include the evolving M&A market, the private equity and venture capital environment, major trends in partnering, and opportunities for scientific collaboration. For more information see

June 8, 2012
18th Annual Meeting - International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT)

Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Seattle, Washington

Bernard Siegel will join bioethicist Timothy Caulfield to present “Selling Cellular Therapies to Consumers: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” at the 18th ISCT conference. For more information please visit,

June 13 - 16, 2012
ISSCR 10th Annual Meeting
Co-sponsored by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and the Center for iPS Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University

Yokohama, Japan

June 18-21, 2012
BIO International Convention
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Boston, Massachusetts

July 16-19, 2012
Regenerative Medicine and Entrepreneurism/Intrapreneurism
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Bernard Siegel will provide a presentation on translational policy issues. The program will bring together an International Faculty of business managers, government officials, scientists, engineers, physicians, lawyers and academicians, who are in the field of Regenerative Medicine to focus on the key economic/business issues (policies and procedures) in this emerging healthcare niche. This focus will be on new business models, new leadership and financing strategies and legal/regulatory hurdles in Regenerative Medicine.

October 5-7, 2012
The 2nd Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy
Historic Meadow Brook Hall
Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan

Oakland University, Beaumont Health System, OU-WB ISCRM and the  Genetics Policy Institute are co-organizing this meeting showcasing major research advancements in the Midwest. Bernard Siegel will be a program co-chair. For more information, please contact, Dr. Rasul Chaudhry.

October 8-9, 2012
15th Annual Conference
Miami, Florida

Bernard Siegel will provide a keynote address on October 9. This year's Annual Conference will take place in Miami. The Conference is a day and a half program with Exhibits, Receptions and General Sessions. BioFlorida continues to evolve to mirror and respond to the current marketplace needs and expectations. The overall goal of the organization is to bring people together, to network with others in the biosciences and to interact in a collaborative manner. For more information visit

October 27-28, 2012
SVIN 5th Annual Meeting
2012 Society for Vascular & Interventional Neurology 5th Annual Meeting
Fontainebleau Resort
Miami Beach, Florida

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October 29-31, 2012
Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa
2nd Annual Investor and Partnering Forum
Sanford Consortium | La Jolla, CA
7th Annual Scientific Symposium
Salk Institute for Biological Studies | La Jolla, CA

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December 3-5, 2012
World Stem Cell Summit 2012

Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Florida

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