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SDEE has a number of truly fantastic events that range from our monthly happy hours to expert-led workshops and networking events.

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  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 05:30 PM · 31 rsvps
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    February Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley. Everyone is welcome!

    This month's happy hour is sponsored by member company Managed Lab Services. SDEE members - stop by the SDEE table, make a name-tag, and then exchange your business card with Managed Lab Services for one free drink ticket and one free food ticket. You must be an SDEE member to receive the free tickets.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • Sunday, March 03, 2019 at 12:00 PM through March 06, 2019
    Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101

    Festival of Biologics

    The inaugural Festival of Biologics USA is landing in San Diego on March 4th -5th 2019 (pre-conference day on March 3rd), and we want to make sure you know everything there is to know about this brand-new event. The Festival of Biologics USA will be combining three high-level commercial events: The Americas Antibody Congress, The Word Immunotherapy Congress, and Clinical Trials USA, under one roof, with 200+ speakers, 600+ attendees and 60+ sponsors and exhibitors.

    Snapshot of Confirmed Speakers

    • Andrew Korytko, Research Advisor, Group Leader Protein Engineering, Eli Lilly and Company
    • Scott Glaser, Director, Antibody Therapeutics, GNF
    • Sanjaya Singh, VP & Global Head, Janssen BioTherapeutics
    • Partha Chowdhury, Senior Director and Head, Antibody Discovery, Sanofi
    • Patrick Burke, Associate Director, Seattle Genetics

    • Johanna Mercier, President and Head, U.S. Commercial, Bristol-Myers Squibb
    • Jim Caggiano, CEO, Dendreon
    • Karin Jooss, Executive VP of Research, Chief Scientific Officer, Gritstone Oncology
    • Peter Emtage, Global Head of Cell Therapy Research, Kite
    • Fred Ramsdell, SVP, Research, Parker Institute

    • Rob Scott, VP Development and Chief Medical Officer Abbvie
    • Christopher Boone, VP, Head of Real World Data and Analytics Center, Pfizer
    • Jean Claude Zenklusen, Director, The Cancer Genome Atlas, NCI/NIH
    • Brenda Hann, Head of Clinical Trials, Stanford Medicine
    • Andreas Koester, VP Clinical Innovation, Janssen

    • Hubert Chen, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Pfenex
    • Bruce Leicher, Senior VP and General Counsel, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    • Bryan Kim, Vice President, Business Development, Samsung Bioepis
    • Ian Henshaw, Global Head of Biogen’s Biosimilars Unit, Biogen
    • Bernd Liedert, Senior Clinical Director, TA Biosimilars, Boehringer Ingelheim

    VIEW THE FULL AGENDA & SPEAKER LINE UP

     

    REGISTER TODAY

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    Get to Know Your Neighbor

    SDEE Presents: Get to Know Your Neighbors with John Hood

     

    Event Sponsors:

    Alexandria

    Featuring Keynote Speaker:

     

    John Hood

    Founder of Impact Biomedicines

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Limited is focused on discovering transformative medicines for patients in the therapeutic areas of Oncology, Gastrointestinal and CNS.  It has research centers in Tokyo, Boston and San Diego.  David heads the San Diego research center and serves as a member Takeda’s global research senior leadership team.   As the leader in San Diego, David works to maintain the center’s agile, collaborative and entrepreneurial approach to drug discovery research.  David has over 25 years of experience in research, business, legal, and intellectual property, as well as his proven track record of alliance formation, to increase Takeda’s agility in securing external partnerships and collaborations as a key source of innovation.  He received a B.S. in chemistry from M.I.T., a M.S. in chemistry from University of California, Berkeley and a Juris Doctor from University of California, Berkeley.

    Join us for a networking event to hear about John’s experiences starting multiple successful San Diego companies. Find collaborators, vendors, customers, advisers and investors, jobs, employees, and meet your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs. Cost: FREE for SDEE members, $25 for non-members (purchase tickets here).

    Program

    5:00 – 6:00pm         Networking Reception & Exhibition, appetizers & refreshments provided. 

    6:00 – 6:20pm         Introduction to SDEE and 30 second pitches

    6:20 – 7:00pm         Keynote Speaker:  John Hood

    7:00 – 8:00pm         Continued Networking and Exhibition

     

    SDEE Members can apply to give a 30 second pitch (Deadline to apply March 15th)

    Exhibit tables are available to SDEE Small Business, Corporate, and Consultant members (Deadline to reserve March 15th)

    Members: Contact Danielle Hayes, dhayes@sdentrepreneurs.org


  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    March Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    April Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 05:30 PM · 1 rsvp
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    May Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    June Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    July Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    August Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New English Brewing Company in San Diego, CA

    September Happy Hour

    Come network with your fellow San Diego entrepreneurs at Happy Hour held at the New English Brewing Company in Sorrento Valley.

    Not a member yet? Just ask SDEE about the benefits of joining and/or ask members at the event about the benefits they've received from joining. Our members are happy to spread the word! 

    Everyone is welcome (registration is free!), SDEE members get 10% drinks discount.


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SDEE is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded by local San Diego entrepreneurs
in order to provide a voice for the early stage start-up, to support new entrepreneurs and their companies,
and to sponsor networking and educational events
to help develop the skills necessary to bring funding, business, and jobs to the San Diego area.

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