Meet Up with AURP at BIO in Boston

Monday, June 4, 2018
Group Networking Dinner following BIO Welcome Reception  

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Join your AURP colleagues for dinner following the BIO International Convention Opening Reception. AURP will bring together like-minded leaders within the global life sciences community for a social gathering while also engaging with our colleagues from Bayer and Viva White Oak.





Chandra Ramanathan, PhD, MBA
Vice President and Head, East Coast Innovation Center, Bayer

Chandra Ramanathan is responsible for establishing the East Coast Innovation Center, building an innovative product portfolio with key academic partners, driving external scientific leadership and engaging with members of the local innovation ecosystem. His previous roles at Bayer include the global lead for External Innovation – Life Sciences and the role of the Global Launch Team leader of Copanlisib and Head of Pipeline Marketing. Chandra has worked in the pharmaceutical product development and commercialization spectrum for more than 20 years. He holds an M.B.A. from the Columbia Business School, Ph.D. in Genomics/Bioinformatics, M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry and B.S. in Pharmacy.


Viva White Oak 

REGISTRATION FEE: $70 per person (early bird fee on or before May 28th)

Your registration includes 3-course dinner, wine service, and guest speaker address.

Need space for appointments during the BIO Convention? AURP members are encouraged to consider the AURP Booth #1229 for their face to face appointments while at BIO. Reach out to Vickie Palmer at AURP to coordinate these details.


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  • BIO International Convention
  • BIO International Convention
    Presented by: Biotechnology Innovation Organization
    June 4-7, 2018
    Boston, MA

 BIO International Convention is back in Boston, June 4-7, to celebrate history-making innovation. This is the only event where you can access the global biotech and pharma community via Partnering, attend 150 education sessions and network with 16,000+ attendees from 74 countries. Discover the next generation of cutting-edge products, therapies, and cures at events all week long at BIO 2018. Learn more at


Be Sure to Visit the Following Receptions While at BIO:
June 5, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Exhibit Halls A-C

AUTM Hospitality Reception
Australia Hospitality Reception
Bayer Hospitality Reception
Business France Hospitality Reception
Canada Pavilion Hospitality Reception
Germany Pavilion Hospitality Reception
Iowa Biotechnology Association/Iowa Econ Dev Authority Hospitality Reception
Life Sciences Pennsylvania Hospitality Reception


Other Events

Maryland Networking Reception (Registration required) 


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