Cell and Gene Therapies 101 Workshop
November 14-16, 2018, Ottawa, ON
CCRM’s Cell and Gene Therapies 101 Workshop will facilitate an understanding of the multiple aspects of the manufacturing and regulatory issues associated with conducting clinical trials in cell and gene therapies. The workshop will provide participants with a strong foundation in the principles of cell manufacturing that are necessary to deliver safe, efficacious and cost-effective cell therapies. Stay tuned to CCRM’s website for speakers and more details on the workshop.
2018 Till & McCulloch Meetings
November 12-14, 2018, Ottawa, ON
The 2018 Till & McCulloch Meetings (TMM 2018) are Canada’s premier stem cell research event. TMM 2018 will provides an opportunity for delegates to meet and network with Canada’s leading stem cell scientists, clinicians, bioengineers and ethicists as well as representatives from industry, government, health and NGO sectors. With a strong focus on trainees, TMM 2018 is a great opportunity to gain experience in the competitive field of regenerative medicine. TMM 2018 is organized by a collaborative partnership between CCRM and the Stem Cell Network. More details to come.
The Business of Regenerative Medicine
July 16-18, 2018, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
The Business of Regenerative Medicine conference, now in its 11th year, provides participants with a clear overview of industry-wide issues within regenerative medicine. Lectures, panel discussions, case study analysis and networking events will cover key topics, including intellectual property, financing, regulatory, reimbursement, manufacturing and more. The 2018 event will be hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, and is organized collaboratively by the University of Pennsylvania, CCRM, the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Case Western Reserve University and the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience at Georgia Tech. Further information on the event will be released soon.
Summer by Design Workshop
July 14-28, 2018, Toronto, ON
Summer by Design is a unique two-week workshop that engages both Canadian and international high-performing graduate students and post-doctoral fellows by focusing on translating and commercializing regenerative medicine. This detailed workshop is a great opportunity for the students to connect with fellow emerging researchers from around the world, develop commercial and clinical translation skills and knowledge, and explore Toronto’s vastly-growing science hub. For more information on workshop details and the application process, click here.
Toronto Health Innovation Week: Impact Health Summit
April 8-13, 2018, Toronto, ON
Impact Health is the opening event to kick off Toronto’s Heath Innovation Week (THIW). The event includes panels from industry leaders, round tables, workshops and the Health Partnering Forum, where topics regarding innovation and accelerating ecosystems are discussed. THIW brings the global health innovation community to Toronto to make deals, create partnerships and network with health and life sciences sector leaders. For more information on THIW and the Impact Health Summit, click here.
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship for Biotherapeutic Scientists Workshop
June 15, 2018, Ottawa, ON
Last year, the Clinical Translation Education Group (CTEG), made up of CCRM, BioCanRx, CellCAN, The Foundation Fighting Blindness, OIRM and Stem Cell Network, hosted its inaugural one-day workshop, which provided the highly-qualified personnel in attendance with an overview of the entire clinical translation pathway. The focus of CTEG’s 2018 workshop will be on intellectual property and entrepreneurship. Check back for more details on the event as they are released.
ISCT 2018- International Society for Cell Therapy
May 2-5, 2018, Montreal, QC
The International Society for Cell Therapy’s annual conference focuses on pre-clinical and translational aspects of developing cell based therapeutics that result in innovative treatments for patients. With over 1,500 cell therapy experts, ranging from over 50 countries, this event drives the advancement of research into standard of care. If you’re planning to attend ISCT 2018, visit CCRM in the Canadian Pavilion where you'll find other leaders in the field representing Canada’s strength in cell and gene therapy research and innovation. For more information and to register for the event, click here.
Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy World
January 23-25, 2018, Miami, Florida
A cell and gene therapy event on an unprecedented scale. Attended by 850+ attendees with 200+ speakers from both inside and outside of the cell & gene therapy industry. CCRM is a gold sponsor of Phacilitate's 2018 event. Check their website for updates at www.bioleaders-forum.com.
Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa
October 4-6, 2017, La Jolla, CA
The Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa is a three-day conference bringing together senior executives and top decision-makers in the industry with the scientific community to advance cutting-edge research into cures. The meeting features a nationally recognized Scientific Symposium, attended by leading researchers and clinical experts from around the globe, in conjunction with the industry's premier annual Partnering Forum, the first event of its kind dedicated solely to facilitating connections in this sector. Visit Alliancerm Website.
Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy
June 25-28, 2017, Gatineau-Ottawa
The Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy (Summit4CI) will showcase innovative research in cancer immunotherapy, featuring national and internationally renowned scientists. The event will bring together the Canadian cancer research community with representation from academia, government, industry, charities and patient advocacy groups to foster multi-disciplinary collaboration. Learn more about Summit4CI.
CCRM Doors Open at the MaRS Centre
May 28, 2017, 661 University Ave., West Tower 10th floor, Toronto
Come see our office on the 10th floor of the West Tower in the MaRS Discovery District, as part of Doors Open Toronto. On Sunday, May 28 between 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., our doors will open to show off our office space also shared by the University of Toronto's Medicine by Design and OIRM. Visitors will catch a glimpse into the labs where groundbreaking research into regenerative medicine technologies takes place. Videos and posters will highlight some of the cell and gene therapies, and regenerative medicine technolgies being developed here.
Montreal, London, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton & Hamilton
StemCellTalks (SCT) is a national stem cell biology outreach initiative in partnership with Let’s Talk Science and the Stem Cell Network. It was established to facilitate knowledge transfer between academia and high school students pertaining to the science and practical ethics of stem cells. CCRM is a national sponsor, supporting all eight chapters of StemCellTalks. Learn more at Explorecuriocity.
BC Regenerative Medicine Research Symposium
May 10, 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia
The BC Regenerative Medicine Research Symposium is for all scientists, trainees, industry and NGO representative involved in the area of regenerative medicine in BC! Registration is free and there will be a networking reception, presentation opportunities and poster/talk prizes. This initiative has been launched to unite members of this research community and its stakeholders. More information is available at bcregmed.ca.
International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT) Annual Meeting 2017
May 3-6, 2017, London, England
ISCT is the premier cell therapy translation society focused on pre-clinical, clinical and translational aspects of developing cell therapy products. As such, ISCT helps academic, government and biotech/pharma sectors transform research into practice and product. ISCT's Annual Meeting is the perfect opportunity for networking with experts within the global cell therapy field. Over 1500 delegates globally are expected to attend. Access the preliminary program for more information at isct2017.com
CellCAN's First Pancanadian Strategic Forum on Cell & Gene Therapy
March 9-10, 2017, Montreal, Quebec
Bringing together national and international experts, this unique forum will highlight recent innovations in cell therapy (including cancer immunotherapies), reveal facilitators and barriers to cell and gene therapy translation in Canada, identify lessons learned and the promising technologies in manufacturing, build on effective commercialization and more. Visit their website for more information at cellcan.com.
The Translation Academy with CCRM & Cell & Gene Therapy Insights
January 18-19, 2017, Miami, Florida
If you're interested in collaborative opportunities with the leading academic and translation centres across the world, this is the workshop for you. Sessions range from fireside chats to panel discussions and listening to key speakers promote the convergence of innovation and industry. Themes include: building successful alliances, regional talks highlighting the most promising translation centres in the world, where talent/innovation is needed most in the industry, academia financing trends, and biotech spinout success and failure.
Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy World
January 17-20, 2017, Miami, Florida
A cell and gene therapy event on an unprecedented scale. Attended by 850+ attendees with 200+ speakers from both inside and outside of the cell & gene therapy industry. This year's event will feature a fully immersive Expo for cell & gene therapy, which will provide an opportunity to experience and evaluate the full suite of technological and strategic solutions spanning R&D and manufacturing value chains. See more at bioleaders forum.com.
World Stem Cell Conference
December 6-9, 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida
Produced by the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF), the World Stem Cell Summit is the most expansive interdisciplinary, networking meeting of stem cell science and regenerative medicine stakeholders, uniting this diverse community. With the overarching purpose of fostering biomedical research, funding and investments targeting cures, the Summit is the single conference charting the future of this burgeoning field. Visit worldstemcellsummit.com
2016 Till & McCulloch Meetings
October 24-26, 2016, Whistler, British Columbia
The Till & McCulloch Meetings are Canada’s premier stem cell research event. As the only conference of its kind in Canada, the Till & McCulloch Meetings provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and research among Canada’s leading stem cell scientists, clinicians, bioengineers and ethicists, as well as representatives from industry, government, health and NGO sectors from around the world. CCRM, the Stem Cell Network and the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine are pleased to be co-hosting the 2016 Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Registration is open.
Cell & Gene Therapy BioProcessing & Commercialization Meeting
October 5-7, 2016, Boston, MA
IBC's Cell & Gene Therapy BioProcessing & Commercialization meeting delivers focused science and business content designed for the cell therapy and regenerative medicine fields, while providing a pivotal gathering place for connecting industry, funding sources, government and academia.
Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa
October 5-7, 2016, La Jolla, CA
Save the date for the sector's premier annual event - the 2016 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa. This three-day conference brings together senior executives and top decision-makers in the industry with the scientific community to advance cutting-edge research into cures. The meeting features a nationally recognized Scientific Symposium, attended by leading researchers and clinical experts from around the globe, in conjunction with the industry's premier annual Partnering Forum, the first event of its kind dedicated solely to facilitating connections in this sector. Combined, these meetings attract over 800 attendees, fostering key partnerships through more than 700 one-on-one meetings while highlighting the significant clinical and commercial progress in the field.
The Business of Regenerative Medicine: How to Build a Company
July 11-13, 2016, Boston, MA
This 2.5 day course at Harvard Business School will focus on the critical issues associated with conceptualizing, developing, and building a company in the field of regenerative medicine. The course is intended for business executives, investors and analysts, technology transfer and development personnel, senior and junior scientists, managers in the government, non-profit and profit sectors. This course will include lectures, case study analyses, panel discussions, networking and more.
How to Build a Company is the 9th program of the Business of Regenerative Medicine series, organized collaboratively with the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience at Georgia Tech.
June 22-25, 2016, San Francisco, California
At the heart of stem cell science is the ISSCR Annual Meeting - a place were great science, collaboration, and research across the breadth of the field come together to turn the promise of our field into scientific progress that will change the face of human health. This is the meeting that lets you take control of your experience and what you'll discover.
Terrapinn - World Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress
May 18-20, 2016, London, United Kingdom
The Congress has traditionally focused on developing the commercial aspects of stem cells, with the addition of innovation within regenerative medicine, notably tissue engineering.
Now the first cell therapies have made it to market, it is important, for the success of the sector, to move forward and include new projects and innovations that are coming out of academia and university spin-outs. These will be both new developments in cell therapy but also within the use of stem cells for drug discovery.
World Biomaterials Congress
May 17-22, 2016, Montreal, Quebec
It is the largest gathering of Biomaterial Researchers charting the future of the field. With over 1,200 oral presentations, 2,400 poster presentations and 3,500 abstracts submitted by over 60 countries, and outstanding sponsor support in every sponsorship category, WBC2016 is on track to be the largest World Biomaterials Congress to-date.
Make every minute count at WBC 2016 by attending a pre-congress workshop on May 17, 2016. CCRM’s workshop on Commercialization of Tissue Engineering will feature seminal presentations from Canadian and International academic and business leaders in the regenerative medicine (RM) industry, and will include best practices and successfully applied strategies for translating academic discovery into marketable products. Issues that will be covered include patents, regulatory, reimbursement, manufacturing, clinical trials, financing, geographical consideration, and more. The topics will be treated in a manner uniquely tailored to the particular environment of the RM field. Expect to engage with and hear from an exciting line-up of speakers, panelists and debaters.
Cellular Therapies Manufacturing and Clinical Trials in Canada
This is an annual workshop that CCRM offers that features international guest speakers and "hands on" time with a bioreactor. The workshop dates and location may change yearly. Please visit the Workshops page for more details.
Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (HiPSC) Workshop
CCRM's Cell Reprogramming and Engineering Platform staff leads an interactive, instructional workshop that will enhance your knowledge of reprogramming. The workshop dates and location may change yearly. Please visit the Workshops page for more details.
CCRM Pub Primers
Pub Primers will feature a short presentation on key topics by members of our Industry Consortium. Pub Primers will follow OIRM Stem Cell Rounds and lead into CCRM Pub Night. It's the perfect opportunity to learn more about the commercialization process and network with fellow scientists and members of the regenerative medicine industry. Stay tuned for info on our next pub primer.
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