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Biocom Calendar of Events


Please note: Biocom events are closed to non-member service providers, with the exception of conferences. For questions about whether your company falls under the service provider category, please contact Michelle Wright at mwright@biocom.org. For registration issues, please contact Ashleigh Berry at aberry@biocom.org.

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August
23

LA Taco Happy Hour

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - Wednesday, August 23, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  Join us at WeWork Santa Monica for a summer Taco Wednesday event. Enjoy complimentary tacos and drinks while learning more about mdgroup and Biocom, and mingling with LA based life sciences companies.
The night will include music, exciting raffle prizes and much more!
 

August
30

Biocom's DeviceFest & Digital Health Summit

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - Wednesday, August 30, 2017
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM


​Biocom’s DeviceFest & Digital Health Summit will hold its 10th Annual Conference on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 in Southern California. The DeviceFest & Digital Health Summit is your introduction to key decision makers and thought leaders within the medical device, digital health, and diagnostic communities.

September
6

Hear From Young Professionals in Life Science Who Are Redefining Success & Paving the Way

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Wednesday, September 6, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Whether you are a seasoned business owner, a recent graduate, or simply a young professional seeking some inspiration in the workplace, we invite you to join us as we learn how some of San Diego’s well known young leaders have forged successful careers in an ever-changing industry.

September
7

CIRM Roadshow 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - Thursday, September 7, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

We’ve partnered with Biocom to host a workshop to re-introduce you to CIRM and what this radical new stemcelerating machine can do.  Please join us for a more in-depth look at CIRM 2.0 on September 7th in San Diego.

September
7

Bay Area Sustainability Panel

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - Thursday, September 7, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Connect with experts as they discuss industry specific green practices that can change your office and facility environments.

September
7

Bay Area Monthly Meet-Up/ South San Francisco

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - Thursday, September 7, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us in South San Francisco for our September Monthly Meet Up.  These informal events provide a great way for employees of Biocom member companies to meet each other and grow their professional networks.  Not a member?  Come and learn how your company can become a member and start participating in the most vibrant life science community in California.

September
14

Biocom's Thought Leadership Series: Cybersecurity

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - Thursday, September 14, 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Biocom’s Thought Leadership Series focuses on one hour of pure networking, followed by a robust program that delivers thought provoking content and addresses issues that are relevant to the growth and well-being of the life sciencesector, including economic trends, financing, technology, education and workforce issues.

September
14

Uncover the Keys to Success in Digital Health – Lessons learned from the Front Line

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - Thursday, September 14, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

As you prepare for the next frontier in digital health, come and join us to be part of the Kaiser Permanente and Scripps journey, to learn what’s worked, what doesn't and why.  Understanding these critical success factors and pitfalls will be extremely valuable to your company as you navigate the Digital Health marketplace.
 

September
18

Balancing the Art and Science of Performance Management

Monday, September 18, 2017 - Monday, September 18, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Balancing the Art and Science of Performance Management is a one day, fast paced program that provides just in time information to support your employees in feeling confident and competent when leading these critical year end conversations.  Participants will learn practical skills on providing constructive and productive feedback that drives improved performance levels and engagement, will understand how to address the setting of both professional development and performance goals and will learn how to discuss career development with their high potentials. 

September
18

Annual Biocom PAC Elected Officials Reception

Monday, September 18, 2017 - Monday, September 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Biocom PAC Elected Officials Reception provides a unique opportunity for members of the life science community to join together to become better acquainted with the elected officials that will make critical decisions impacting the industry.

September
20

North City Pure Water & Reclamation Plant Tour

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Wednesday, September 20, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a tour of the City of San Diego's demonstration Pure Water Facility and North City Water Reclamation Plant.

September
21

Partnering Day with Boehringer Ingelheim

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Thursday, September 21, 2017
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Boehringer Ingelheim, a top 20 global pharmaceutical company is coming to Southern California for a dedicated day of partnering meetings, presentations and discussions with the San Diego biotechnology and academic innovation community. With a full day of activities, culminating in a networking reception, our leadership team will be on hand throughout the day to share our approach to partnering, our research and partnering interests and discuss opportunities for collaboration.
 

September
25

The MEDTECH Conference

Monday, September 25, 2017 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM

ADVAMED 2017 IS NOW THE MEDTECH CONFERENCE

September
26

"Leveraging Your Leadership" Program

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - Tuesday, October 31, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Leveraging Your Leadership takes your experienced managers to the next level. So they’ll not only have core management skills, they’ll have the core leadership skills to drive strategic results for your company

September
27

SDG&E and Biocom Workshop: Sustainable Strategies for Business

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Examine roles and responsibilities of sustainable strategic managers and learn how to apply the tools of strategic business management to problems of sustainability.

September
28

Biocom CFO Breakfast: Doing Business Internationally

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Thursday, September 28, 2017
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Life science executives have many factors to consider when pursuing an international venture for their business or organization. At our first Bicoom CFO breakfast event in Orange County, we’ll discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by today’s international life science market with experts from the insurance, accounting, and legal fields as well as explore different strategies for maximizing international success.

September
28

Digital Marketing Success for CRO’s

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Thursday, September 28, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Digital Marketing Success for CRO’s

An introduction to creating strategic, targeted, and measurable online campaigns
Today’s social and technology environment is turning traditional marketing for CROs on its head. Instead of telling the customer what to think, you need to find out what they already think and go from there, continually adjusting your approach based on real interactions with real customers every day. Digital marketing operates within its own paradigm requiring an adept use of analytical tools.
 

September
30

Student Data Hackathon

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Saturday, September 30, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Biocom Institute's second annual Hackathon aims to inspire young people in the community to become tomorrow’s data analysts; a skill set that is in high demand by Biocom’s members. This year’s theme, Hackathon Heroes, encourages participants to use real data to ignite actionable change in the community by exploring data about our region’s schools. Hackers will search for trends and draw insights to shed light on the “health” of the education system in San Diego County.

October
2

From the Laboratory to Leadership

Monday, October 2, 2017 - Monday, November 13, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

25th Anniversary Edition: From the Laboratory To Leadership develops the skills and knowledge of first time and developing managers in life science companies, taking them from competent technical managers to capable business leaders.

October
3

Partnering Day with Eli Lilly and Company

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Representatives from Eli Lilly and Company will be in San Francisco on October 3rd and 4th to meet one-on-one with representatives from local academic institutions, research organizations, venture capital firms, and companies with programs and technologies complementary to Eli Lilly's pipeline and capabilities.

October
5

Present Your Data with Impact

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Thursday, October 5, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presentations don't have to be data dumps or a PowerPoint death sentence. Learn how to construct data-driven presentations that are engaging, audience focused, and get results. 
 

October
5

Bay Area Monthly Meet-Up/ Berkley

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Thursday, October 5, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us in Berkeley for our October Monthly Meet Up.  These informal events provide a great way for employees of Biocom member companies to meet each other and grow their professional networks.  Not a member?  Come and learn how your company can become a member and start participating in the most vibrant life science community in California.

October
10

Charles River 2nd Annual Viral Clearance and Viral Safety Summit

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The 2nd Annual Viral Clearance and Viral Safety Summit, hosted by Charles River will be held October 10-11, 2017 at the San Mateo Marriott.  

October
12

10th Annual BSMA Conference

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Thursday, October 12, 2017
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

“Driving Innovation and Technology in the Bio-pharma Supply Chain”
Biocom has partnered with the BSMA Community as it comes into its 10th year of building effective & efficient Supply Chain Management strategies and encouraging / promoting supply chain innovation within the biotech/pharma world. Join Biocom and the BSMA community this October 12, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City, CA!

October
13

Veterans Career Exploration in Life Science Symposium

Friday, October 13, 2017 - Friday, October 13, 2017
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

San Diego County is ranked as one of the top regions in the nation for life sciences, often demanding workers with advanced education, strong tech skills, and adaptability in quickly changing environments. Veterans’ experiences make them ideal candidates for the life science sector, but entry into the industry can be challenging.

This half-day symposium is open to veterans of all stages of transitions with interest in exploring career opportunities in the life science sector. Attendees will hear from top executives in the industry speak about the variety of jobs in this thriving sector and the ways their own companies are seeking and utilizing key skills veterans have. HR professionals from leading companies will speak to the benefits of hiring veterans, as well as advice for successfully navigating the transition into this industry.

October
18

Biocom/BEDC San Diego Life Science HR Conference

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Thursday, October 19, 2017
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biocom, in partnership with the BEDC, is hosting our 8th annual California Life Science HR Conference. This strategic-level conference is dedicated to professional executives in the life science human resource/organizational development industry. The objective of this conference is to provide a unique opportunity for attendees to engage and learn from thought leaders who are experts in the field of Human Resources and/or the Life Sciences. 

October
19

Biocom Purchasing Group Lab & Facilities Oktoberfest

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Thursday, October 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This October Biocom Purchasing Group's Lab & Facilities Suppliers are hosting its very own Oktoberfest with exclusive offerings such as a behind the scenes brewery tour, special guests speakers followed by networking and tastings.

October
25

Biocom LA Life Science HR Conference

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Biocom’s Life Science HR Conference Heads to Los Angeles for 2017

Biocom is excited to bring our Life Science HR Conference to the Los Angeles region on Wednesday, October 25th. This conference is dedicated to professionals in the Life Science human resource/organizational development industry. 

October
26

Biocom Bay Area Open House and Supplier Showcase

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - Thursday, October 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Biocom invites you to join us at Foundry & Lux, Thursday, Ocotber 26th for our first Bay Area Open House + Purchasing Group Supplier Showcase!

 

November
1

Biocom Bay Area Life Science HR Conference

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - Wednesday, November 1, 2017
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

After kicking off our first successful Life Science HR Conference in 2016, Biocom is excited to bring the conference back on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017. This strategic-level conference is dedicated to professional executives in the life science human resource/organizational development industry

November
2

Biocom, IFMA, & ISPE Annual Facilities Reception

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Thursday, November 2, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mingle with other facility managers during this relaxed evening reception.

November
8

Communicate with Purpose

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

In an increasingly noisy landscape, it is critically important that information is shared in a way that is clearly heard, well understood, and that the required action can be taken as a result. If you or someone on your team could be more purposeful in their communication, consider joining this half day class.

 

November
9

Bay Area Monthly Meet-Up/ Palo Alto

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - Thursday, November 9, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us in Palo Alto for our November Monthly Meet Up.  These informal events provide a great way for employees of Biocom member companies to meet each other and grow their professional networks.  Not a member?  Come and learn how your company can become a member and start participating in the most vibrant life science community in California.

November
29

Biocom Big Data Executive Summit 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - Wednesday, November 29, 2017
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This one-day event will feature illuminating discussions focused specifically on the intersection of big data, precision medicine and oncology.