11/14/2009, CBA Event: CBA 2009 Annual Conference11/14/2009 - 11/14/2009


Greetings to all members,
We are pleased to announce the CBA 2009 annual conference will be held on November 14, 2009, 1- 9pm, in Double Tree Hotel, San Jose, California. The theme of the conference is “Emerging Trends in Bioscience Industry”, with an array of scientific experts and business development leaders presenting the latest information on emerging biotechnological development and business opportunities around the world.

Please check our website for details and register now at http://www.cbasf.org/

The parking fees will be covered by CBA.

CBA 2009 annual conference
When: November 14, 2009, 1- 9pm,
Where: Double Tree Hotel, San Jose, California.
12:00 – 1:00    Registration
1:00 – 1:15       Welcome & Opening Remarks
Ms. Stella Chang, CBA President
Dr. Sydney Chen, Program Chairperson                      
1:15 – 1:55       CleanTech Through Biotech
Dr. David Anton
Senior Vice President, R&D, Codexis Inc.
Moderator: Dr. Katy Korsmeyer
1:55 – 2:35       Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Route to Therapeutic Applications
Dr. Arjun Natesan, Group Leader Cell Technology, Geron Corporation           
Moderator: Dr. Albert Chueh
2:35 – 3:15       Bio Fuel: Bioprocessing
Ms. Wei Huang, Vice President, LS9 Inc.
Moderator: Mr. Cesar Ho
3:15 – 3:30       Coffee Break
3:30 – 4:10       Biotechnology Development in Asia - Opportunities and Challenges 2009
Dr. Johnson YN Lau, Executive Chairman, XenoBiotic Laboratories & Kinex Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Dr. Kelley Liu
4:10 – 5:40      Panel Discussions
Bridging US-Asia Biopharmaceutical Industry: Opportunities and Challenges
Chairperson: Dr. Jing-Shan Hu, Director Licensing and External Research,    Merck & Co
Dr. Larry Hsu, President, CEO & Director, Impax Laboratories
Dr. Marietta Wu, General Manager Greater China, Burrill & Company
Dr. Johnson YN Lau, Executive Chairman, XenoBiotic & Kinex
5:40 – 5:50       Closing Remarks
Dr. Sydney Chen, Program Chairperson          
5:50 – 6:30       Networking Mixer
6:30 – 9:00       Dinner
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ginger Cheng-chi Hsu, UC-Riverside
Speaking of Chinese Painting– Notes on Gender, Literature and Consumption




Double Tree Hotel, San Jose, California.