Join a truly remarkable group of senior level women executives from the life sciences industry for substantive legal updates as well as great networking and mentoring opportunities.

The Life Sciences Industry is perpetually evolving, and the speed and magnitude of this evolution continues to hasten every year. Likewise, the role of women in the life sciences industry is continuing to evolve. The accomplishments of women in this field are being recognized more and more, and this momentum is leading to more seats in corner offices and at boardroom tables. Join us in Boston this July to:

  • LEARN to advance and thrive in the life sciences field
  • BENEFIT professionally and personally from the advice and storytelling of other women in the industry
  • MEET with industry counterparts and expand your network with a focus on camaraderie

Be Part of the Only Conference Which Brings Together Women Leaders in Life Sciences Law in a Collaborative and Substantive Way.

Co-Chairs

Jessica Sergi
Jessica Sergi
Senior Counsel
EMD Serono (Rockland, MA)
Not only is this conference informative and insightful, it is about creating connections, while inspiring and motivating each other to grow both personally and professionally through shared experiences! To be a part of this event is so rewarding and such an honor.”
Donna M. Meuth
Donna M. Meuth
Associate General Counsel Intellectual Property
Eisai Inc.
It is exciting to see how the conference has grown in a short period of time, which evidences the value of the investment made to attend. I look forward to the conference each July and seeing the wonderful group of women in attendance. The programs are a great mix of professional CLE and personal development. I’m proud to be a part of this conference.”

Fireside Chat with

stacy amin
Stacy Amin
Chief Counsel
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Interviewed by

Honorable Teresa Rae
Honorable Teresa Rea
Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP
(Former Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Former Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office)

industry insights from:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Acorda Therapeutics
  • Aptevo Therapeutics
  • Akebia Therapeutics
  • Allergan
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • ARIAD Pharmaceuticals
  • Berkley Life Sciences
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute
  • Boston BioMedical
  • Boston Scientific
  • Bristol-Myers-Squibb
  • Broad Institute
  • Casebia Therapeutics
  • Collegium Pharmaceutical
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Eisai
  • Eli Lilly & Co
  • EMD Serono
  • Entera Bio
  • Enzyvant
  • Korro Bio
  • MassBio
  • Merck & Co
  • Mylan
  • Olympus Corporation of The Americas
  • Otsuka America Pharmaceutical
  • Pfizer
  • PhRMA
  • Radius Health
  • Sanofi
  • Selecta Biosciences
  • Takeda


Advisory Board for 2019

Christine Bellon
Christine Bellon
Chief Legal Officer
Beam Therapeutics Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
Lori Cohen
Lori Cohen
Co-Chair, Global Litigation; Chair, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group; Chair, Trial Practice Group
Greenberg Traurig LLP (Atlanta, GA)
Elona Kogan
Elona Kogan
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Selecta Biosciences, Inc.
Member, Board of Directors and Audit Committee, and Chair of the Compensation Committee
Cardax Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
Deborah A. Logan
Deborah A. Logan
Associate General Counsel
EMD Serono, Inc. (Rockland, MA)
Donna M. Meuth
Donna M. Meuth
Associate General Counsel Intellectual Property
Eisai Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
Mary Z. Monovoukas
Mary Z. Monovoukas
VP, Chief Global Regulatory & Privacy Counsel
Boston Scientific
(Marlborough, MA)
Elena Rossano
Elena Rossano
Executive Director, Senior Franchise Counsel
Celgene Corporation (Summit, NJ)
Gael Tisack
Gael Tisack
Deputy General Counsel, IP
Olympus Corporation (Southborough, MA)

This conference is a great opportunity to step away from the demands of your day job and thoughtfully consider the future of your career path amongst this group of exceptional women. Make sure you don’t miss out on this year’s insightful discussions and meaningful connections that will help you to reach your goals and watch your career flourish. Register early and save with the early bird discount!

 

 
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Who Are We?
This conference brings together in house and private practice professionals from the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries, well-versed in patents, IP, fraud and abuse compliance/enforcement, products liability, regulatory, M&A, and transactional law, and more providing most conducive setting for networking and career development between female legal, business, and compliance professionals.

Our Mission:
ACI’s Women Leaders in Law Series aims to promote diversity and increase the prominence of women in the legal community through substantive legal discussion, professional development, and woman-to-woman networking. Our conferences provide industry specific forums for female powerbrokers to unite and discuss the substantive legal developments, challenges and opportunities facing women in their respective industries as well as provide them with the business contacts and communication and leadership skills necessary for continued success and career advancement.

Event Contacts

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

American Conference Institute
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For media partnership opportunities please contact:

Linda Lam
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5538
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For questions about this year’s program/content, or information on how you can speak next year please contact

Lilli Seidman Davis
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5529
speakeropportunity
@americanconference.com

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Hotel

 OMNI Parker House Boston

60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108
617-227-8600

Accommodations:

The American Conference Institute is pleased to offer our delegates a negotiated rate for hotel rooms at the OMNI Parker House Boston. To take advantage of these rates, please contact the hotel directly on or before Monday, June 24, 2019 (before 5:00 p.m. local time at the hotel) and quote "ACI's Women In Life Sciences".

Please note that guestroom rate is subject to availability.