2009 World Stem Cell Summit (World Stem Cell Summ)

Venue: Baltimore Convention Center

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 21, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 23, 2009
Registration Date: Sep 21, 2009
Early Registration Date: Jul 15, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 30, 2009
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The 2009 World Stem Cell Summit will take place September 21-23, 2009 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore Maryland. Johns Hopkins University, the University System of Maryland, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Maryland technology Development Corporation and Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund are the partners this year (past partners include Stanford, Baylor College of Medicine, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, University of Wisconsin – Madison Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center and the WiCell Research Institute). GPI expects 1300+ plus attendees from pharma, biotech, academic/research, government, policy, law, ethics, finance, technology, advocacy and more. There will be 200 sponsors, organizational supporters and media partners.

The 2009 World Stem Cell Summit panel discussions will focus on the science, business, policy, law and ethics of all stem cell types including human embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells. To maximize the potential of stem cell research, the 2009 World Stem Cell Summit program is designed to cover the field’s most pressing topics including: progressive research strategies, translational and preclinical findings, cross disciplinary initiatives, drug discovery, funding opportunities (federal, public and private), commercialization plans, technology transfer platforms, venture capital insight, market trends, regulatory issues, ethical and societal implications, philanthropic opportunities, medical tourism challenges, cell banking projects, intellectual property landscapes, insurance questions, international perspectives, clinical use and the 2009‐10 advocacy agenda. The holistic agenda enables stake holders to have a well rounded perspective from which to chart their respective strategies.