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Events and Networking

Expand Your Network at One of Biocom’s 150+ Annual Events

Biocom Annual "Celebration of Life" Dinner

When:

Fri Nov 16 00:00:00 GMT 2018 - Fri Nov 16 04:30:00 GMT 2018

Where:

Hyatt Regency La Jolla
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, California 92122

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Make Your Mark at Biocom's Annual Celebration of Life Dinner at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla on Thursday, November 15th
 

Every day, the life science industry makes indelible impressions on the world through discoveries, novel therapies and products that drastically improve the lives of patients. But an industry is only as strong as the individuals who choose to live their lives in pursuit of a common goal. This November, we want to celebrate YOU, our members, our colleagues, our heroes, by highlighting the extraordinary efforts and strides that you’ve made this year to improve the human condition. Join us as we celebrate our industry and most notably, you, the individual, for the mark you can and ARE making on this industry. You are all reMARKable.

Meet Our Keynote Speakers: Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray
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Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray have been blessed with a unique friendship that spans more than 40 years. Despite the many challenges of a progressive neuromuscular disease robbing Justin of the use of his arms and legs, the two seek to live life without reservation. Their friendship has taken them on many adventures together; most notably their 500-mile wheelchair journey across the vast terrain of northern Spain. When Justin got the idea to take on the ancient pilgrimage known as the Camino de Santiago, he knew there was no way he could take the journey alone. So he asked his best friend his thoughts on the epic adventure. Patrick’s response to Justin was simply, “I’ll push you!” What began as an impossible journey between two best friends, evolved into one of the most powerful representations of what humanity is capable of accomplishing when we come together. Through the help of friends and strangers alike, Justin and Patrick accomplished what many said couldn’t be done.

Networking Cocktail Reception
Plan to arrive early and enjoy a beautiful networking reception sponsored by Marsh & McLennan Agency.  MMA is making their mark on our industry every day by supporting companies by advocating for competitive healthcare premiums to ensure our members can attract key talent and protect their bottom line.

Learn more about our exciting line-up of reception entertainment below. 

Life is the Canvas, You are the Artist. Make Your Mark

Attendees will have the opportunity to “make your mark” and contribute to a canvas painting during the reception portion of the evening, as you help live painter and Ovarian Cancer Survivor, Amy Burkman finish her artwork on-site at the event. The finished artwork that you help contribute to will be revealed at the conclusion of the dinner.

Amy Burkman is a professional muralist, multi-media artist, animal lover, philanthropist, cancer survivor and seasoned live art entertainer. Although she takes pride in her personal artwork, commissioned pieces and live art performances, above all she strives to use her creative passions to help others. It all started eight years ago with Amy's dream to create art for a living and give back by doing it. At that time, she was only pursuing art part time while maintaining a full time office job. But in 2013, she was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer and given a 10% chance of survival. After she finished treatment, she started pursuing life and pursuing happiness. She took chances. She quit her job. She pursued her passion for doing art to help others full time, and it has taken her all over the country and the world.

Whiskey a GO GO

The famous bar on the Sunset Strip in LA helped some of the most amazing bands in the world “Make Their Mark” and Biocom is pleased to have IDA Ireland sponsor our Whisky a Go Go tasting area where attendees are invited to visit, taste and learn about some of the best Whiskeys from the motherland.  Let IDA Ireland send you off to Mark Your Mark with a nice glass of Whisky TO GO GO

Thank you to our table supporters of the 2018 dinner: 

Ajinomoto Althea
Alexandria Real Estate Equities 
Athena
Axiom Real-Time Metrics 
Bench International 
Biocom Chairman of the Board, Dan Burgess 
BioLabs 
BioMed Realty 
California State University San Marcos 
Canale Communications
Conatus
Cooley
Corning
Cultura and Haworth
Cushman & Wakefield
Deloitte
DLA Piper
EDC
EY
Fisher Scientific 
Genomatica
Hale BioPharma Ventures LLC 
Halloran Consulting Group
IDA Ireland
Illumina
Jlabs 
KPBS
KPMG
Latham & Watkins
ManagedLab Services
Marsh McLennan Agency 
Mintz 
Morrison & Foerster
NEA
Office Depot
Perkins Coie
Procopio 
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority 
SDSU, Research Foundation
TEGA Therapeutics 
ThermoFisher Scientific 
UCSD Office of Research Affairs
UPS
Wamberg Genomic Advisors
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Willis Towers Watson



Table Pricing (Seats 10) 
*Only 5 tables left

Biocom Member: $2000 
Non-Member: $2500 

*To purchase a table of 10, please email Angela Wieszchowski at angelaw@biocom.org

Individual Tickets

Biocom Member: $250 
Non-Member: $300 

*All individual ticket buyers will be placed into general seating table.

*Please note: There will be no refunds on purchased tables or general admission tickets. 

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Price of Admission

Biocom Member

Today's Price: 250.0

Important Dates

Amount

Registration before Sun Jul 01 00:00:00 GMT 2018

200.0

Registration before

Registration before

250.0

Refund before Wed May 23 00:00:00 GMT 2018

0.0

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*Refunds will no longer be accepted after

Non-Member

Today's Price: 300.0

Important Dates

Amount

Registration before Sun Jul 01 00:00:00 GMT 2018

250.0

Registration before

Registration before

300.0

Refund before Wed May 23 00:00:00 GMT 2018

0.0

Refund before

Refund Before

*Refunds will no longer be accepted after

 

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