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Amgen Partner Symposium

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British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
21 July 2015

2015 Amgen Partner Symposium - Europe

Hear from Amgen’s scientific leaders
Meet Amgen’s Business Development team, including Amgen Ventures
Network with Amgen’s deal makers, scientists and industry colleagues 

Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s largest independent biotechnology companies with a presence in more than 75 countries. A key driver of Amgen’s success has been the relationships it has established with partners - and this focus on partnership remains important to this day. Learn more about Amgen and its approach to deal making and innovation at this half-day symposium. Speakers will include David Piacquad, SVP Business Development; David Reese, SVP Translational Sciences; William Erb, VP Business Development; Flavius Martin, VP Research and Janis Naeve, Managing Director, Amgen Ventures. Industry leader Mike Ward will chair a final Q&A session. An evening reception will follow.

Date: 21 July
Time: Programme begins at 13.30 followed by a reception at 17.00
Location: British Library, London



13.30-13.40 Amgen in Europe
John Kearney, General Manager, UK/Ireland

13.40–14.00 Parntering with Innovators to Fight Serious Illness
Dave Piacquad, Senior Vice President Business Development

14.00–14.10 Investing in Early-Stage Innovation
Janis Naeve, Executive Director Amgen Ventures

14.10–14.15 Introduction to R&D
Dave Piacquad, Senior Vice President Business Development

14.15–14.45 Break

14.45–15.15 Pioneering Human Genetics in Osteoporosis, Cardiovascular and Alzheimer's Disease 
Flavius Martin, Vice President Research

15:15–15.45 Harnessing Immune Systems to Fight Cancer
David Reese, Senior Vice President Translational Sciences 

15.45-15.50 Introduction to Mike Ward
Dave Piacquad, Senior Vice President Business Development

15.50–16.20 UK Healthcare Landscape: Presentation and Panel Discussion with Dave Piacquad, David Reese, Flavius Martin
Mike Ward, Chief Content Officer, Datamonitor Healthcare & Scrip Intelligence at Informa

16.20–16.50 Q&A (from audience) with Business Development Team

16.50-17.00 Closing remarks
Harriet Fear, CEO, One Nucleus 

17.00  Reception/Networking Opportunity

Please note:

Due to capacity, please note that non invited delegates may have their registration cancelled at the discretion of Amgen and will not be permitted entry to the symposium. Should you wish to be added to the invitee list, please email Gisela at

Title: Amgen Partner Symposium
Start: 2015-07-21 13:00:00Z
End: 2015-07-21 19:30:00Z