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CED Life Science Conference




9:00 AM - 9:30 PM


CED | NC Biotechnology Center | NC Biosciences Organization


The annual Life Science conference, hosted by CED in partnership with the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and NC Biosciences Organization, unites the life science community of North Carolina and the Southeast to celebrate one of the most dynamic and innovative regions in the world.  Join top industry leaders February 15-16, as they network, connect with potential partners and investors, share business strategies and learn from their peers.

This must-attend event features thought-provoking panel discussions, dynamic plenary sessions, renowned keynote speakers, company presentations, partnering sessions. Participants include top executives from the region's global pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostic companies; venture capitalists and other investors; research leaders; university tech transfer officers; policy makers; and industry support organizations.

The 2011 conference attracted more than 1200 attendees, had more than 65 venture capital funds participate, and showcased 30 of the most promising emerging life science companies.


Alex Gorsky
Vice Chairman of Johnson & Johnson's Executive Committee

William A. Hawkins
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Medtronic, Inc.

Kris H. Jenner
Vice President, T. Rowe Price Group

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Registration information and other conference details are available here.


For questions about CED's Life Science Conference, please contact Dhruv Patel: 919-226-0476


Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

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