SAPA-GP is the largest professional organization of China-heritaged pharmaceutical professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area.
For over ten years, we strive to serve the community of pharmaceutical professionals by promoting advance of pharmaceutical sciences, building scientific and business connections between US and China, and fostering career and personal growth of professional members.
SAPA-GP Annual Conference is the most respected and well attended regional meeting for pharmaceutical professionals who are interested in scientific and business issues related to both US and China bio-pharmaceutical industry. We are particuarlly excited to announce that University of Pennsylvania joined force with SAPA-GP this year as a conference co-organizer. This year's conference theme builds on a key global industrial trend:
"Paradigm Shift in Pharma ? Interplay Between China and U.S."
During the event, participants will be joined by senior executives from multinational pharmaceutical firms, scholars from academic institutions, and FDA officials.You will hear invited speakers to share their unique insights on broad range of topics:
* Collaborations with China
* Continuous Transformation of U.S. Pharma Industry
* Beyond Emerging and Rising of China Pharma Industry
* Role of Venture Capital and Business Opportunities
Some of the confirmed speakers include:
Mr. Lawton R. Burns, Prof. of Health Care Management, the Wharton School
Dr. Jeremy Caldwell, VP, Screening and Protein Sciences, Merck
Dr. Greg Guyer, SVP, Global Quality, Merck.
Dr. John Hubbard, SVP & Worldwide Head, Development Operations, Pfizer
Dr. Olivier Jarry, VP, Head of Emerging Markets Strategy & Operations, BMS
Dr. Sandy Macrae, SVP, Emerging Markets R&D, GlaxoSmithKline
Dr. Jeffrey S. Nye, VP, Global Head External Innovation, Neuroscience, J&J
Dr. Richard Soll, SVP, Corporate Aliance, Wuxi Apptech
Dr. John S. Swartley, Deputy Exe. Director of the Center for technology Transfer, the Univ. of Pennsylvania
Dr. Yaning Wang, Asso. Dir., Office of Clinical Pharmacology, CDER, FDA
Dr. Yinxiang Wang, CEO, Zhejiang Beta Pharma
Mr. Jack Xu, Deputy Director, Shanghai Clinical Research Center
Dr. Dayao Zhao, Head of China R&D, J&J
Dr. Liang Zhao, Senior reviewer, CDER, FDA
The conference will be held on June 22nd and 23rd on the beautiful campus of Villanova University.