President Obama’s Science Advisor to Speak at IATI-BioMed Israel 2013

TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 03, 2013–

June 10-12, 2013, David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel — Dr. Eric Lander, the co-chair of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and a principal leader of the human genome project, will deliver a keynote address at the 12th annual IATI-BioMed Israel Conference 2013 in Tel Aviv. Lander will be speaking about genetics, neuroscience and the development of new therapeutic strategies.

Other keynote speakers at the event include:

   — Dr. Jeremy Levin, CEO, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries


   — Douglas Solomon, Global Head of Medical Technology, Barclays


   — Pat Mackin, Senior VP, Medtronic


   — Dr. Scott P. Bruder, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Stryker


   — Philippe Goupit, VP Corporate Licenses, Sanofi


   — Gwen A. Melincoff, Senior VP, Shire Pharmaceutical

IATI-BioMed Israel 2013 will also feature presentations from hundreds of industry leaders in the fields of biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, IT, digital medicine and more. The conference is utilizing a groundbreaking « Chance-To-Speak » format, featuring crowd-driven content where participants have chosen who will speak at the event.

Over 6,000 guests are expected to attend from more than 40 countries, including the U.S., England, Germany, China, India, Japan and Korea.

« The IATI-BioMed Israel Conference has become a household name in the international biotechnology industry, attracting thousands of visitors from Israel and abroad, » said conference co-chairperson Ruti Alon. « Participants are able to network with leaders in the field, creating valuable business connections. »

« The conference’s main role is to create a platform that will maximize opportunities and pass on the power to the audience, bringing about the most exposure possible to innovative technologies, » added conference co-chairperson Dr. Benny Zeevi.

A full schedule of speakers and topics can be found here.

For more information on IATI-BioMed Conference 2013 go to:

About the Israel Advanced Technologies Industries (IATI):

The Israel Advanced Technologies Industries (IATI) is the largest umbrella organization representing the high-tech and life sciences industries of Israel. The HTIA (High-Tech Industry Association) and ILSI (Israel Life Science Industry) joined forces in January 2012 to become IATI. IATI’s mission is to strengthen the Israeli high-tech and life science industries across the whole value chain while creating global, technological and innovational leadership.


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