Evening of August 20, 2008 Nobelgatan 2, Stockholm

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Welcoming Reception
The residence of H.E. U.S. Ambassador Michael M. Wood
Hosted by Chargé d’Affaires and Mrs. Robert J. Silverman
Welcoming remarks
by Ms Barbro C. Ehnbom, Chairman SALSS

7:30 pm

Gold Sponsor Dinner, Kaupthing Bank
Hosted by Mr. Robert Charpentier, CEO

Program August 21, 2008 at Radisson SAS Royal Park Hotel

8:30 am

Registration & Coffee Reception

9:00 am

Setting the stage
Moderator, Udayan Gupta,
WSJ Journalist and Author

9:10 am

Introductory Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Jacob Wallenberg,
Chairman, Investor

9:25 am

The Impact of the Current Economy Turbulence on Lifesciences Companies
Dr. Doug Fambrough,
Managing Partner, Oxford Bioscience Partners

9:45 am

Biotech under Dire Conditions
Thomas Von Koch,
Head of Equity, EQT

10:00 am


10:15 am

How to Best Explore US-Swedish Life Science Relations in Financially Challenging Times

Moderator: Dr. Eugen Steiner,
Partner, HealthCap

Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt, Managing Director, Grayling Consulting
Anders Lindström, Partner, Delphi & Co
Glen Giovanetti, Global Technology Leader, Ernst & Young
Mark Carthy, General Partner, Orion Lifesciences Equity Partners

11:30 am

Company Panel Presentations
Bactiguard , Christian Kinch, CEO
Biovitrum, Dr. Martin Nicklasson, CEO
Orexo, Dr. Torbjörn Bjerke, CEO

12:00 pm

Welcoming remarks: Camilla Soenderby, CEO, Abbott Scandinavia
Luncheon address: Prof. Hans Wigzell, Karolinska Development

1.30 pm

Freedom from Disease
Peter Kash, Chairman,
Two River Group Holdings

1:50 pm

Company Presentations
Karo Bio, Per Olof Wallström, CEO
Karolinska Development, Dr. Conny Bogentoft, CEO
Likvor, Dr. Kjell Öberg, CEO

2.20 pm


2:35 pm

Big Pharma Pipeline Redefined

Moderator: William Gedale,
Partner, NGN Capital

Andy Davis, Director Business Development, Amgen
Vijay Samant, CEO Vical
Rory Riggs, CEO, Royalty Pharma
Niklas Prager, CEO, Pfizer

3:45 pm

Concluding remarks by moderator
Moderator: Udayan Gupta,
WSJ, Journalist and Author

7.30 - 10:30 pm

Dinner Cruise around Stockholm
M/S Riddarfjärden will be docked outside of Strand Hotel, Nybrokajen 9, five minutes from Hotel Kung Carl

Program August 22, 2008 at Kung Carl Hotel
Birger Jarlsgatan, at Stureplan
Conference Center

8:30 am

Registration & Coffee reception

9:00 am

Biotech Beyond Borders 2008
Glen Giovanetti,
Global Biotechnology Leader, Ernst & Young

9:20 am

Life Science In a Flat World
Professor Mathias Uhlén,
Program Director, The Human Protein Atlas

9:40 am

Swedish Life Science in the New World Order- Impact and Challenges
Dr. Yuval Binur,
General Partner, Accelerated Technologies

9:55 am


10:10 am

Emerging Life Sciences in a Global Context- A New Necessity

Moderator: Udayan Gupta

Dr. Matthew J. Meyer, VP Business Development, Cerimon
Dr. Ann Rose, President and CEO, ViCro
Dr. James W. Williams, President, Cinkate
Dr. Anil R. Diwan, President, Nano Viricides

11:30 am

Company presentation
Elekta, Tomas Puusepp, CEO
Promosome, John Manzello, CEO
Sound Biotech APS, Johan Kördel, CEO

12:00 am

Healthcare- A Global Responsibility
Dr. William Haseltine,
Chairman, Haseltine Global Health

12.20 pm

Final Remarks - Moderator
Moderator, Udayan Gupta,
WSJ, Journalist and Author

1:00 pm

Concluding Luncheon at Moderna Museet
Host: Lars Nittve,
Managing Director
Special Guest: Dr Laurent Leksell,
Founder & Vice Chairman, Elekta AB,
“Life Science in the Arts/ The Arts in Life Science”

Presentations at SALSS 2008

Oxford Bioscience Partners Presentation
Ernst & Youngs Presentation
EQT Presentation
Nano Viricides Presentation

For pre-registration,

please contact our Stockholm Coordinator Freja Langert-Gidén
Phone: +46 (0) 702 79 25 24

or our New York Coordinator Ebba Kraemer
Phone: +46 (0)70 279 25 24

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