Add to Calendar 3/27/2019 8:15:00 AM 3/28/2019 2:30:00 PM 2019 Annual Meeting: State of Possible Conference
This year’s Annual Meeting is now the State of Possible Conference where we'll celebrate what’s possible in our industry and for patients today that wasn’t five or 10 years ago. The two-day event will draw over 600 industry leaders from Massachusetts and beyond to debate the most pressing challenges facing the life sciences to ensure we can continue this incredible success. Attendees will hear from the brightest minds through keynotes, panel discussions and 15-minute Possible Talks, inspiring and engaging content in the style of a TED Talk. We'll also have a networking reception, the State of Possible Celebration, immediately following Day 1 of the conference, where we'll have great food, drinks, a DJ. Attendees will also have access to the exhibits at the Museum of Science. Join us as we celebrate the State of Possible!
 

If you haven’t attended our Annual Meeting before, it is the premier east coast life sciences conference and this year’s event is better than ever. With speakers like Katrine Bosley, John Maraganore, Jeremy Levin, George Church, and more, we have some of the brightest names in biotech talking about the issues impacting our industry. See our incredible lineup of speakers and topics below. Online registration closes at noon on Tuesday, March 26th. Walk-in registrations will be available on-site. 

Royal Sonesta Boston, 40 Edwin Land Blvd Cambridge MA 02142

This year’s Annual Meeting is now the State of Possible Conference where we'll celebrate what’s possible in our industry and for patients today that wasn’t five or 10 years ago. The two-day event will draw over 600 industry leaders from Massachusetts and beyond to debate the most pressing challenges facing the life sciences to ensure we can continue this incredible success. Attendees will hear from the brightest minds through keynotes, panel discussions and 15-minute Possible Talks, inspiring and engaging content in the style of a TED Talk. We'll also have a networking reception, the State of Possible Celebration, immediately following Day 1 of the conference, where we'll have great food, drinks, a DJ. Attendees will also have access to the exhibits at the Museum of Science. Join us as we celebrate the State of Possible!
 

If you haven’t attended our Annual Meeting before, it is the premier east coast life sciences conference and this year’s event is better than ever. With speakers like Katrine Bosley, John Maraganore, Jeremy Levin, George Church, and more, we have some of the brightest names in biotech talking about the issues impacting our industry. See our incredible lineup of speakers and topics below. Online registration closes at noon on Tuesday, March 26th. Walk-in registrations will be available on-site. 

CEO, Kaleido Biosciences
Alison Lawton has served as Kaleido’s Chief Executive Officer, President and as a member of the Board of Directors since August 2018, after initially joining the company as President and Chief Operating Officer in December 2017. Ms. Lawton has more than 30 years of experience in a range of executive and operating roles in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Kaleido, she was COO at Aura Biosciences, and previously held the same role at X4 Pharmaceuticals and OvaScience. Ms. Lawton spent more than 20 years at Genzyme Corporation and subsequently at Sanofi following its acquisition of Genzyme. She served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sanofi Biosurgery, a $750 million business that included surgical, orthopedics, and cell therapy and regenerative medicine franchises. Earlier, as SVP of Global Market Access for Genzyme, Ms. Lawton led global functional organizations, including regulatory affairs and quality systems, public policy, health outcomes and strategic pricing, product safety and risk management. Additionally, Ms. Lawton worked for seven years in the U.K. at Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis. She previously served two terms as the industry representative on the Food & Drug Administration’s Cell & Gene Therapy Advisory Committee and as Chairman of the Board of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS). She is currently an independent Director of ProQR Therapeutics and Verastem, Inc., and was previously a director on the boards of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, and Magenta Therapeutics. Ms. Lawton earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology from King’s College London.

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