domingo, 8 de diciembre de 2013

The BIOLATAM 2013 program:




PROGRAM
BIOLATAM 2013 will feature a program of conferences addressing the following topics:

Conferences, December 9th

“VENTURE CAPITAL SEMINAR”

Monday, December 9th – 9h00-15h00
Room 1
  • Success stories in public-private funding
  • Opportunities for cross participation between Europe, USA and LATAM
  • How to attract private wealth & business angels to the biotech industry

Chairwoman:

  • Cristina Garmendia, Former Spanish Minister of Science and Innovation (Spain)
Part 1 (9h00-10h30): Public policies to support biotech Venture Capital


Moderator:

  • MatTeo Grazzi, Specialist in the Competitiveness and Innovation Division, Inter-American Development Bank, (USA-DC)
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Catalina Ortiz, General Manager, INNPULSA COLOMBIA (Colombia)
  • Elisa Robles, General Director, CDTI (Spanish Center for the Development of Industrial Technology)- Innvierte Program (Spain). "Venture Capital Initiatives for Technology Companies"
  • Consuelo Valverde, Founder, SV LATAM FUND (USA-CA)
  • Felipe Camposano, General Partner, AUSTRAL CAPITAL & President, ASEMBIO - Chilean Association of Biotechnology Companies (Chile) "What we need to build a Biotech Industry in Latin America"
Part 2 (10h30-12h00): Biotech Venture Capital: the experience of international investors


Moderator:

  • Joël Jean-Mairet, Managing Partners, YSIOS CAPITAL PARTNERS (Spain)
Confirmed Speakers:
  • Gilles Nobercourt , Partner, EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD (France)
  • Sander Slootweg, Managing Partner, FORBION CAPITAL PARTNERS (Netherlands)
  • Arun R. Jayadev, Principal, WELLINGTON PARTNERS (United Kingdom)
Part 3 (13h30-15h00): What investors seek in the latinamerican biotechnology

Moderator:

  • Ángel Santos, Director of Business Development, CRB INVERBÍO SGECR (Spain)
Confirmed Speakers:
  • João Paulo Poiares Baptista, Managing Director, BURRILL BRASIL GESTÃO DE RECURSOS S.A. (Brazil)
  • Santiago de Torres, President, INVEREADY BIOTECH II SCR (Spain). "Venture capital as a lever of growth for biotech companies. Risks and strengths"
  • Susanna Mesa, Senior Associate, THE TROUT GROUP LLC (USA-NY). "What makes biotechnology companies attractive to US investors"
 “BIOSIMILARS”

Monday, December 9th – 10h30-12h00
Room 2
  • Regulatory environment
  • Experiences in manufacturing
  • Situation and outlook in Latin America
Moderator

  • Katherine Garzón, Manager, BIOTECHNOVA SAS (Colombia)
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Oriol Argemi, Responsible of Business Development, GRIFOLS ENGINEERING S.A. (Spain). "Design of Protein Manufacturing Plant"
  • Erick Sabido Ruiz, Biotechnology Division Manager, SARTORIUS DE MÉXICO S.A. (Mexico). "Efficient and Flexible Facilities for the production of Vaccines and mAb's"
  • Sundar Ramanan, R&D Policy AMGEN INC (USA-CA). "Realizing the Full Potential of Biosimilars"
  • Edita Mistiniene, Scientific Director, 3P BIOPHARMACEUTICALS S.L. (Spain)
“PERSONALIZED MEDICINE BASED ON BIOMARKERS AGAINST CANCER”

Monday, December 9th – 13h30-15h00
Room 2
  • Assessment of the results of the study "Cancer Control Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean" published by Lancet Oncology
  • Population screening strategies
  • Early & Cost effective diagnostic & pronostic systems
Moderator:
  • Juan Carlos Alvarez, Social Policies Department Adviser, Spanish Government Presidency Cabinet (Spain)
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Gabriela Cezar, Senior Director and Head, External R&D Innovation, Brazil, Latin America & South Africa, PFIZER (Brazil). "A key role for Latin America in global Precision Medicine R&D"
  • Patricio Manque, Dean of the Faculty of Sciences& Director of the Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Universidad Mayor (Chile). "miRNAs as biomarkers for disease"
  • María del Carmen Álvarez-Buylla Roces, Liaison and Institutional Development Manager, INMEGEN-Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica (Mexico)
  • Augusto G. Silva, R & D Director, ALTHIA HEALTH (Spain). "New Predictor Models Under Personalized Medicine Scope"
“TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE BIOECONOMY FOR LATIN AMERICA”

Monday, December 9th – 15h00-16h30
Room 2
  • Bioeconomy Strategy of the European Union: Opportunities for Latin America in the framework of Horizon 2020. What is there for Latin America?
  • Market trends in Biofuels
  • Bioplastics: Opportunities in a growing market 
Moderator:
  •  Carlos Eduardo Calmanovici, President, ANPEI - Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento das Empresas Innovadoras (Brazil)
Confirmed Speakers:
  • Javier Velasco, CEO, NEOL BIOSOLUTIONS S.A. (Spain)
  • Roberto Horcajada, Project Dept. Sub-Director & International Projects Manager, INKEMIA IUCT GROUP S.A. (Spain). "Renewable feedstocks, one of the bases of industrial biotechnology for biorefineries, biofuels and high added value products"
  • Aleck Santamaría de la Cruz, General Manager, BIOENERGY S.A. (Colombia). "Biofuels: an alternative in the transport sector"
  • Antonio José Vallespir, Executive Vice President - Institutional Affairs Europe, ABENGOA BIOENERGY (Spain)
“ADVANCED THERAPIES”
Monday, December 9th – 15h00-16h30
Room 2
  • The role of organ donation and transplantation systems in the light of the challenge presented by regenerative medicine
  • Map of scientific excellence in Latin America
  • Opportunities in the field of private health providers
 Moderator:
  • Bernardo Camacho, Scientific Director, Distrital Health Secretariat of Bogotá (Colombia)
Confirmed Speakers:
  • Gabriel Márquez, Technologies Manager, GENETRIX S.L. (Spain). "Regenerative Strategies for Myocardial Regeneration"
  • José Terencio, COO, GRI-CEL (Spain). "Recent Advances in Gene Therapy"
  • Matías Vial Valdés, General Manager, CELLS FOR CELLS S.A. (Chile)
“AGROBIOTECHNOLOGY”

Monday, December 9th – 16h30-18h00
Room 1
  • Situation in Europe & in the U.S.A
  • Is there room for Biotech SMEs?
  • Crops of interest in Latin America
 Moderator
  • Albert Sasson, President, BIOEUROLATINA (France)
 Confirmed Speakers:
  • Marianela García-Siverio, Business Development Executive, CIGB - Cuban Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Cuba). "Agribiotechnology in Cuba. Practical experience at CIGB."
  • Alexander Grobman, President, ETHANO PERU LLC (Peru)
  • Adriana Gutiérrez, Secretary for Science, Technology & Innovation, Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation of the Cundinamarca Governance (Colombia)
  • Carlos Simancas, District Secretary for Economic Development, Bogota Economic Development Secretariat (Colombia) 
"BIOBASED MEDICAL DEVICES"

Monday, December 9th – 16h30–18h30
Room 2
  • Biomedical innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Future of medical devices based on biotechnology
  • In vitro diagnostics for infectious diseases
Moderator
  • Hugo Fernando Villegas, President for Latam Area, COVIDIEN (USA -MA)
Confirmed Speakers

Diagnostics:
  • Juan Carlos Briceño, Director, Biomedical Engineering Department of Los Andes University (Colombia). "Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Engineering at Uniandes"
  • Walter García, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Biotechnology Research, LABORATORIOS SILANES SA de CV (Mexico). "Molecular Diagnosis and Pharmacogenomics in Mexico"
  • Maria Tuominen, Key Account Manager, International Sales, BIOHIT HEALTHCARE (Finland). "GastroPanel test for the primary diagnostics of stomach health"
  • Eduardo Giacomazzi, Deputy Coordinator, COMITÊ DA CADEIA PRODUTIVA DE BIOTECNOLOGIA - COMBIO at FIESP (Brazil). "Brazilian LIfe Science and Medical Devices Map. Convergency and Challenges for the future." 
Medical Technologies:

  • Xavier Abad Lloret, Product Manager, BTI BIOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (Spain). "Regenerative and personalized medicine: therapeutic solutions"
  • Mauricio Orozco-Levi, Head of Pneumology Service, FUNDACIÓN CARDIOVASCULAR DE COLOMBIA (Colombia). "Two New Medical Devices for Respiratory Therapy of Adults and Pediatric Patients: Oxygen Fraction Control (Controlizer) and Airflow Vibration (BURTER)"
  • Mauricio Alberto Lizarazo, General Manager, OSTEOPHOENIX (Spain). "Design and production of customized osteosynthesis devices and reconstructive medicine. Future or history?"
Conferences, December 10th   

“BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR COSMETICS”

Tuesday, December 10th – 8h00-9h30
Room 1
  • Strategies for finding new natural extracts
  • In vitro assay technologies
  • Nanotech Solutions 
Moderator:

  • Jaime Mauricio Concha, Managing Director, ANDI, National Business Association of Colombia (Colombia)
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Carlos Moro, Presidente, ABROBIOTEC S.L. (Matarromera Group) (Spain)
  • Alba Lucía Valenzuela, Head of Efficacy & Safety in Vitro Laboratory, BELCORP (Colombia)
  • Oscar Expósito, CSO, PHYTURE BIOTECH S.L. (Spain). "Plant Stem Cell Technology: an eco -sustainable tool for obtaining a new generation of plant extracts with high added value for its application in dermocosmetics"
 "NEGLECTED DISEASES"

Tuesday, December 10th – 8h00-9h30
Room 2
  • Treatment of neglected diseases: an opportunity for biotech companies
  • Excellence research in the field of neglected diseases
  • Main challenges and advances in research and innovation in this area
Moderator:

  • Elkin Osorio, Promotion & Prevention Manager, COLOMBIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION (Colombia)
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Isabel Amat, RUTI Vaccine Co-Inventor, ARCHIVEL FARMA S.L. (Spain)
  • Walter García, Medical Director, INSTITUTO BIOCLON (Mexico). "Anascorp, the successful development of an antivenom for the treatment of an orphan disease"
  • Silvio Wandalsen, Technical Director, BIOCLIN (Brazil)
  • Sofía Duque Beltrá, Parasitology Group Coordinator, Branch of Scientific and Technological Research, Direction of Public Health Research, COLOMBIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION (Colombia). "Onchocerciasis Elimination in Colombia"
  • Águeda Cabello, General Manager of Health Surveillance, Paraguay's Ministry of Public Health and Social Wellbeing (Paraguay)

"LATIN DIASPORA: SUCCESSFUL LATINAMERICAN BIOENTREPRENEURS AROUND THE WORLD"

Tuesday, December 10th – 9h30-11h00
Room 1

Moderator:

  • Joseph Fernández, CEO, ACTIVE MOTIF (USA -CA)
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Willy A. Valdivia-Granda, Founder & CEO, ORION INTEGRATED BIOSCIENCES INC (USA -NJ). "Developing an Innovation Environment to Integrate Diagnostics, Prophylactics and Therapeutics"
  • Carlos Encinas, CFO & VP for Business Development, AMERSTEM INC (USA-CA)
  • Julio Castro, CEO, PALO BIOFARMA S.L. (Spain). "Coffee and Caffeine: Opportunities for the development of new medicines"
  • Esteban Pombo Villar, COO, OXFORD BIOTHERAPEUTICS LTD (United Kingdom)

“FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY, THE BIG BET”

Tuesday, December 10th – 9h30-11h00
Room 2
  • Tools for quality control and traceability
  • Latest developments in fermentation & probiotics
  • Functional ingredients and nutrigenomics
Moderator:
  • Sandra Rodríguez, Technology Intelligence Manager, CLARKE, MODET & Co (Spain)
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Daniel Ramón, Consejero Delegado, BIOPOLIS S.L. (Spain)
  • Gianfranco Grompone , Director Científico, DANONE RESEARCH (France). "New models for probiotic screening: a synergic study case between Europe and Latin America"
  • Pablo Ortiz, Market Strategy Manager, OWL METABOLOMICS (Spain)
  • Bernadette Klotz, General Manager,  ALPINA CORPORATIVO (Colombia)
  • Surendra Surejdeo-Maharaj, Plant Pathologist, COCOA RESEARCH CENTRE (Trinidad and Tobago). "Understanding the Potential of Cocoa Through Innovation and Commercialization"
“BIOPROSPECTING AND BIODIVERSITY”

Tuesday, December 10th – 13h30-15h00
Room 1
  • Regulatory Status
  • Opportunities in marine and terrestrial prospection
  • Success stories in the sustainable management of biodiversity
 Moderator:
  • Óscar Manuel Cobar Pinto, Dean of the Faculty of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (Guatemala)
 Confirmed Speakers:
  • María Mercedes Zambrano, Scientific Director, Corporación CORPOGEN (Colombia)
  • Laura Charry, Business Development for South America, MAGELLAN BIOSCIENCE GROUP INC (USA-FL). "Development of sustainable technologies through marine microorganisms"
  • Olga Genilloud, Scientific Director, FUNDACIÓN MEDINA (Spain). "Prospection and valorization of microbial biodiversity at Fundacion MEDINA"
  • Jorge Huete-Pérez, President, NICARAGUAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (Nicaragua)
“THE IMPACT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND AQUACULTURE”

Tuesday, December 10th – 13h30-15h00
Room 2
  • New vaccines
  • Diagnostic Systems
  • Genomic technology applied to the sector
  • New sources of supply
 Moderator:
  • Belén Barreiro, Marketing Manager, IMMUNOLOGY AND APPLIED GENETICS S.A. - INGENASA (Spain)
 Confirmed Speakers:
  • Pedro Bustamante–Gallardo, IBPG LTDA (Biotechnology & Genomic Platform) (Chile)
  • Alfredo Sánchez, Sales Manager, VECOL S.A. (Colombia)
  • Mirko Zimic Head Bioinformatics Group, FARVET S.A.C. (Peru).). "New technologies for the development of safer and more efficient avian vaccines"
  • Geraldine Mlynarz, Gerente, ACTIVAQ S.A. (Chile)
  “GOOD MARKET ACCESS PRACTICES IN LATAM”
Tuesday, December 10th – 13h30-15h00
Room 1
  • The regulatory diversity in LATAM
  • The critical role of distributors
  • Success stories
Moderator:

  • Christian López-Silva, Head of Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, Baker & McKenzie (Mexico)
 Confirmed Speakers:
  • Antonio Vila-Coro, Head of Business Development, VIVOTECNIA RESEARCH S.L. (Spain). "GLP Drug Development as a requirement to access EU and USA markets"
  • Mario Alanis Garza, International Affairs Manager, COFEPRIS- Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (Mexico)
  • Claudia Patricia Vaca, Adviser, Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection (Colombia)
  • Henrique Kruger Frizzo, Attorney at Law, TRENCH, ROSSI E WATANABE ADVOGADOS (Brazil). "Brazilian Market and the Government as a Relevant Stakeholder".
"BIOENTREPRENEURIAL COLOMBIA"

Tuesday, December 10th – 14h00-16h00
Room 2

The Main Character in Biolatam, Know 8 from the hottest Biotech Companies in Colombia


Moderator:

  • Carlos Estévez, Biohacker, LABORATORIO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN SISTEMAS INTELIGENTES BIOLISI (Colombia)
 Speakers:
  • Jorge Soto, CEO, KERADERM (Colombia)
  • Jorge Mario Giraldo, CEO, INBIOTECH (Colombia) o Germán Castaño, CEO, SOLAR CIENCIA AGRÍCOLA (Colombia)
  • Camila Lecaros, GP- Investor, NAZCA VENTURES (Colombia)
  • Patricia del Portillo, Executive Director, Corporación CORPOGEN (Colombia)
  • Gloria Niño, CEO, SATECH (Colombia)
  • Susana Fiorentino, CEO, PHAIRILAB (Colombia)
  • Xavier Fargetton, CEO, ARCANATURA (Colombia)

“BIOTECH CLUSTER POLICIES IN LATIN AMERICA”
Tuesday, December 10th – 15h30-17h30
Room 1
  • The role of industry associations
  • Bioparks & Bioincubators
  • International networks
Chairwoman:
  • Elisa Robles, General Manager, CDTI-Spanish Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (Spain)
Moderator:
  • Cristina Rechy, Section of Competitiveness, Innovation and Technology, OAS-Organization of American States (USA-DC)
Confirmed Speakers:
  • Gabriela Couto, Founder & Director, MARKETPLAZA COSTA RICA (Costa Rica). "LatinAmerican Biotech: our potential in the world´s biotech industry"
  • Vanessa Silva da Silva, Executive Coordinator, AMBIOTEC, Associação Mineira de Empresas de Biotecnologia e Ciéncias da Vida (Brazil)
  • Nuno Arantes-Oliveira, President, P-BIO (Associaçao Portuguesa de Bioindústria) (Portugal). "Clustering in Portugal: finding critical mass in a small country"
  • Victor Fuentes Tassara, Regional Manager, CORFO - Chilean Economic Development Agency (Chile)
  • Óscar Manuel Cobar Pinto, Dean of the Faculty of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (Guatemala)
  • Cecilia Pérez, Sectorial Coordinator, URUGUAY XXI (Uruguay). "Biotechnology Sectorial Council- Uruguayan Experience"
  • Lisa Melton, News editor, Nature Biotechnology (United Kingdom)
  • Jorge Andrés Muñoz Guerrero, Adviser, Sustainable Rural Developmente Directorate, National Planning Department (DNP) (Colombia)
The BIOLATAM 2013 program:

MONDAY, 9 DECEMBER 2013
TIME
CONFERENCES
PARTNERING 
Room 1
Room 2
7:00 AM 7:30 AM
DOOR OPENING & REGISTRATION
7:30 AM 8:00 AM
8:00 AM 8:30 AM
BIOLATAM 2013 OPENING CEREMONY
8:30 AM 9:00 AM
9:00 AM 9:30 AM
VENTURE CAPITAL SEMINAR
Part 1: Public policies to support biotech Venture Capital


ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS 
9:30 AM 10:00 AM
10:00 AM 10:30 AM
10:30 AM 11:00 AM
VENTURE CAPITAL SEMINAR
Part 2: Biotech Venture Capital, the experience of international investors

BIOSIMILARS
11:00 AM 11:30 AM
11:30 AM 12:00 PM
12:00 PM 12:30 PM
LUNCH
(will not be provided by the event)
12:30 PM 1:00 PM
1:00 PM 1:30 PM
1:30 PM 2:00 PM
VENTURE CAPITAL SEMINAR
Part 3: What investors seek in the latinamerican biotechnology
PERSONALIZED MEDICINE BASED ON BIOMARKERS AGAINST CANCER
2:00 PM 2:30 PM
2:30 PM 3:00 PM
3:00 PM 3:30 PM
TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE BIOECONOMY FOR LATIN AMERICA
ADVANCED THERAPIES
3:30 PM 4:00 PM
4:00 PM 4:30 PM
4:30 PM 5:00 PM
AGROBIOTECHNOLOGY
BIOBASED MEDICAL DEVICES
5:00 PM 5:30 PM
5:30 PM 6:00 PM
6:00 PM 6:30 PM

TUESDAY, 10 DECEMBER 2013
TIME
CONFERENCES
PARTNERING 
Room 1
Room 2
7:30 AM 8:00 AM
DOOR OPENING & REGISTRATION
8:00 AM 8:30 AM
BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR COSMETICS
NEGLECTED DISEASES
ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS 
8:30 AM 9:00 AM
9:00 AM 9:30 AM
9:30 AM 10:00 AM
LATIN DIASPORA: SUCCESSFUL LATINAMERICAN BIOENTREPRENEURS AROUND THE WORLD
FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY, THE BIG BET
10:00 AM 10:30 AM
10:30 AM 11:00 AM
11:00 AM 11:30 AM
BIOPROSPECTING AND BIODIVERSITY
THE IMPACT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND AQUACULTURE
11:30 AM 12:00 PM
12:00 PM 12:30 PM
12:30 PM 1:00 PM
LUNCH
(will not be provided by the event)
1:00 PM 1:30 PM
1:30 PM 2:00 PM
2:00 PM 2:30 PM
GOOD MARKET ACCESS PRACTICES IN LATAM
BIOENTREPENEURIAL
IN COLOMBIA
2:30 PM 3:00 PM
3:00 PM 3:30 PM
3:30 PM 4:00 PM
BIOTECH CLUSTER POLICIES IN LATIN AMERICA
4:00 PM 4:30 PM
4:30 PM 5:00 PM
5:00 PM 5:30 PM
5:30 PM 6:00 PM


 
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Ministerio de Comercio de Colombia Bancoldex Prosperidad para todos
Cundinarmarca
ICEXEspaña, Technology for Life
CDTI

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