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WBBA Member Events Calendar 

To inform and encourage investment in our entire life sciences community, we allow our members to post their life science events. WBBA members are invited to submit upcoming events for free by emailing the details to megan@washbio.org


August 2015

Don’t let the summer fizzle out just yet… be social with WIB-Seattle Metro!
Event Sponsor: Women in Bio - Seattle Chapter
Date of Event:  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 PM
Location: Cambia Grove | 1800 9th Ave, Suite 250, Seattle WA 98101

Brief Description:  Enjoy the last days of summer at Seattle’s hottest new community space launched to offer a community work space for the Pacific Northwest’s emerging health care economic cluster. Join us as we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, an awesome first half of 2015, and learn what’s in store for your WIB Seattle programming in the months to come! You’ll come for the conversation; you’ll stay to win prizes! Great drinks and tasty food provided.

 

Lessons for Health Care IT from Radiology's Digitization - with Clario
Event Sponsor: Cambia Grove
Date of Event:  Thursday | August 27 | 6 - 8 PM
Location: Cambia Grove | 1800 9th Ave, Suite 250, Seattle WA 98101

Brief Description:  Radiology went “filmless” before the rest of healthcare went “paperless.” In his talk, Chris Wood — CEO of Clario — will show how radiology was transformed by IT and will discuss whether or not this transformation is a good predictor of what is to come for the rest of Health IT. In his talk, Chris will address:

What has driven change in the Radiology segment of health care?
What opportunities were created by these changes?
Who were the winners and losers?
Is there anything happening now in the radiology segment that could predict coming changes in the broader health care market?
 
Chris will also share his experience funding and building a business during the financial crisis in ‘08.
This event is part of the Cambia Grove's Seed to Tree event series, which features expert practitioners sharing know-how emerging entrepreneurs can use immediately to build, grow and catalyze their start-ups.

 

September 2015

Learn about the University of Washington’s Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering
Event Sponsor: University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education
Date of Event:  Thursday 9/10/15, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: UW Professional & Continuing Education, 1325 4th Avenue, Suite 400, Seattle 98109 or by webinar connection

Brief Description:  Learn about the University of Washington’s Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering and related Certificates in Basic Biosciences, Drug Discovery and Design and Translational Pharmaceutics. The Basic Biosciences Certificate and degree start begins January 2015. Degree application deadline is September 10, 2015. Drug Discovery and Design and Translational Pharmaceutics Certificates begin September 2015.

To attend in person, RSVP here. To attend via a webinar connection and to have webinar instruction emailed to you, RSVP here.

 

Fred Hutch 40th Anniversary Block Party | Save the date 
Event Sponsor: Fred Hutch
Date of Event: September 15, 2015 | 4-7 PM
Location: Fred Hutch Campus | 1100 Fairview Ave. N.

Brief Description: On Sept. 5, 1975, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center officially opened its doors and launched its mission to end cancer and other life-threatening diseases. For 40 years, Hutch research has contributed to saving countless lives. Swing by for a few minutes or make us your evening destination in the heart of the South Lake Union neighborhood as we celebrate four decades of finding cures.

 

The 13th International Nanomedicine & Drug Delivery Symposium
Event Sponsor: University of Washington (Chaired by professors Patrick Stayton and Suzie Pun)
Date of Event: September 16 -18, 2015
Location: University of Washington, Seattle

Brief Description: NanoDDS is the key annual event for researchers developing next-generation delivery vehicles — targeted, responsive, biodegradable nanomaterials to make diagnostics more sensitive and drugs more effective. Since 2003 nanoDDS has been held annually in different locations across North America. Over years it has attracted more than 2,000 participants from 30 different countries and became one of the most authoritative forums in its field. Each year the meeting comes to a different University campus, thereby promoting knowledge and becoming a major world-class scientific event for its students and scholars.

 

In Concert for Cancer
Event Sponsor: John L. Scott Foundation | Proceeds benefit Seattle Children's Research Institute
Date of Event: September 18, 2015 | 6 PM
Location: Outdoors at the Redhook Brewery | Address: 14300 NE 145th St, Woodinville, WA 98072

Brief Description: We hope you can join us for our fourth annual In Concert for Cancer event! You will be in the good company of your cancer fighting community while enjoying an incredible evening of music featuring an all-star lineup, delicious food and beverages, fabulous giveaways by our partners KOMO 4 TV, 425 Magazine and Universal Music. Walk the red carpet with us and snap a photo in memory of an evening you won’t forget!

 

4th International Conference on Immunotherapy in Pediatric Oncology (CIPO2015)
Event Sponsor: University of Washington (Chaired by professors Patrick Stayton and Suzie Pun)
Date of Event: September 25-26, 2015
Location: The Westin - Seattle, WA

 

Brief Description: Join us for the 4th International Conference on Immunotherapy in Pediatric Oncology entitled, "Examining the Emerging Therapeutic Potential of Immunotherapy in Pediatric Oncology." Hosted by Seattle Children’s Research Institute, the conference will bring together international scientists and healthcare leaders to discuss the latest immunotherapy research in the field of pediatric oncology. This is a CME conference. Early registration fee: $350 | Learn more at http://www.seattlechildrens.org/cipo2015/ or contact CIPO2015@seattlechildrens.org.



October 2015

Learn about the University of Washington’s Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering
Event Sponsor: University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education
Date of Event:  Tuesday 10/13/15, 12-1 PM
Location: UW Professional & Continuing Education, 1325 4th Avenue, Suite 400, Seattle 98109 or by webinar connection

Brief Description:  Learn about the University of Washington’s Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering and related Certificates in Basic Biosciences, Drug Discovery and Design and Translational Pharmaceutics. The Basic Biosciences Certificate and degree start begins January 2015. Degree application deadline is September 10, 2015. Drug Discovery and Design and Translational Pharmaceutics Certificates begin September 2015.

To attend in person, RSVP here. To attend via a webinar connection and to have webinar instruction emailed to you, RSVP here.

 

17th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference

Event Sponsor: NIH
Date of Event:  October 27-29, 2015
Location: Seattle, WA | Bell Harbor International Conference Center

 

Brief Description: We are pleased to announce our 17th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 27 – Thursday, October 29, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. Hosted by the Washington State Department of Commerce (WSDC), this event will be the largest annual gathering of HHS SBIR/STTR federal experts in the country, including representatives from NIH, CDC, FDA and others.

 

Washington State has a vibrant life science ecosystem making it an ideal location for our conference. The event will take place at Seattle’s Destination Waterfront Venue, the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. Small businesses at any stage of the commercialization process are welcome to attend – whether you are an SBIR/STTR newcomer or have already reached commercial milestones and seeking outside investors, strategic partners or follow-on funding. We also welcome undergraduate and graduate students, women-owned small businesses, and small disadvantaged businesses (https://sbir.nih.gov/about/women-owned). There will be sessions and workshops specifically designed to help you prepare and submit an application to HHS. 

 

For specific questions about the HHS/NIH SBIR/STTR programs, please contact sbir@od.nih.gov

 

November 2015

Learn about the University of Washington’s Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering
Event Sponsor: University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education
Date of Event:  Wednesday 11/18/15, 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: UW Professional & Continuing Education, 1325 4th Avenue, Suite 400, Seattle 98109 or by webinar connection

Brief Description:  Learn about the University of Washington’s Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering and related Certificates in Basic Biosciences, Drug Discovery and Design and Translational Pharmaceutics. The Basic Biosciences Certificate and degree start begins January 2015. Degree application deadline is September 10, 2015. Drug Discovery and Design and Translational Pharmaceutics Certificates begin September 2015.

To attend in person, RSVP here. To attend via a webinar connection and to have webinar instruction emailed to you, RSVP here.

 

Overlake Medical Center Foundation Community Partners Luncheon: Featuring Daniel Draft, MD
Event Sponsor: Overlake Medical Center Foundation
Date of Event:  Monday, November 23 | 11 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Brief Description:  

11:00 AM – Noon

Wellness Fair - Health screenings, Ask-A Doc, the latest health apps, tools, and much more!

To learn more and to register visit www.overlakehospital.org/CPL or call 425-688-5526.


Noon – 1:30 PM

Lunch & Program - Keynote speaker, Dr. Daniel Kraft presents "The Future of Health and Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?" Join us for a fast-paced look at innovations in healthcare powered by new tools, tests and apps. Dr. Kraft will examine rapidly emerging and game changing technology trends and how they are impacting the face of healthcare.Dr. Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator. With over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft has chaired the Medicine Track for Singularity University since SU’s inception, and founded and is Executive Director of Exponential Medicine, a program that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. View his TED talk HERE to learn more!

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