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BioNJ 20th Annual Meeting, Awards Program & Networking Event

 

BioNJ 20th Annual Dinner Meeting,
Awards Program and Networking Event

Celebrating the Past…Inspiring the Future

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Hilton East Brunswick

Our sincere thanks to New Jersey’s dynamic biotechnology community for helping to make the 2013 BioNJ 20th Annual Dinner Meeting, Awards Program and Networking Event a night to remember.

BioNJ 2013 Annual Meeting MPI Research Photo Gallery

 

Watch Our Video: 20 Years of BioNJ Events in 4 Minutes and 41 Seconds

BioNJ invites you to enjoy an exciting video capturing the spirit and camaraderie of past BioNJ events culminating with the 2012 Annual Meeting. CLICK HERE to view.

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Will Address Our 20th Annual Meeting

One of the key factors in the industry’s continuing growth has been the support of our Governors and State Legislators over the past 20 years. Ardent supporters of our community in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno are committed to making New Jersey one of the most biotech friendly states in the nation and we are honored that Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno can be with us this year to share this Administration’s vision.

Announcing the 2013 Dr. Sol J. Barer Award Recipient for Vision, Innovation and Leadership

Francois Nader, M.D.
President and CEO
NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

BioNJ announced on January 7 that the 2013 Dr. Sol J. Barer Award for Vision, Innovation and Leadership recipient will be Francois Nader, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:  NPSP).  Named for Sol J. Barer, Ph.D., Founder and Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Corporation of Summit, N.J., the award recognizes outstanding research and business leaders who have made significant contributions to the growth and prosperity of the biosciences industry in New Jersey and throughout the world.

Francois Nader, M.D. has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors of NPS Pharmaceuticals since 2008. During his tenure, Dr. Nader has transformed NPS into a leading biotechnology company focused on treatments for patients with rare disorders in gastroenterology and endocrinology.

NPS’ lead product, Gattex for Short Bowel Syndrome, was approved in the United States and Europe in 2012.

Click Here to read the Press Release.

Celebrate with Us

BioNJ’s 20th Annual Meeting will also feature a special Fireside Chat Biotech in New Jersey…The Next 20 Years bringing together globally recognized experts from the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, finance and academia.

Panelists

 

Robert L. Barchi, M.D., Ph.D.
President
Rutgers University

 

 

 

Honorable James C. Greenwood
President & CEO
BIO

 

 

 

Robert J. Hugin
Chairman & CEO
Celgene Corporation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary C. Tanner
Senior Managing Director
Burrill & Company and
Burrill Securities

 

 

 

Jesse I. Treu, Ph.D.
Partner
Domain Associates, LLC

 

 

 

Moderator
Jonathan Rockoff
Staff Writer
The Wall Street Journal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception

7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Dinner Program & Networking

10:00 – 10:30 p.m. Dessert Reception

Location

Hilton East Brunswick
3 Tower Center Boulevard
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Enter to Win an iPod Shuffle by Tweeting #BioNJ20thADM

Individuals registered for BioNJ’s 2013 Annual Meeting are invited to start tweeting using the hashtag #BioNJ20thADM and be entered into a raffle to win a specially engraved iPod Shuffle at the 2013 BioNJ Annual Dinner Meeting, Awards Program and Networking Event.

Tell New Jersey’s thriving community about yourself, your company and your plans for the evening. The more times you tweet using the hashtag, the more times your name will be entered into the raffle. Register and Good Luck!


Sponsorship Opportunities

Growing in prominence each year, BioNJ’s 20th Annual Meeting will bring together the leaders of New Jersey’s thriving biotechnology industry.

Become a Supporting Sponsor and ensure that your message is heard.

A Unique Variety of Effective Sponsorship Opportunities Are Available.

Please CLICK HERE to review.

For additional information, you may also contact Kathleen Otto at BioNJ Headquarters at 609-890-3185 or via email at KOtto@BioNJ.org.