Detailed Agenda

The detailed agenda for the 6th annual ChinaBio® Leadership Retreat 2016 (updated on September 28):

ChinaBio® Leadership Retreat 2016 - Shunde
Shaping the life science industry in China™
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time Title/Description  
18:00 - 20:00
Welcome Reception - Presented by:

BayHelix Group 
Meet with industry leaders and enjoy wine and refreshements at this informal reception in the Bne Bar at Shunde Ramada Plaza Hotel 
Day 1 - Friday, October 21, 2016
Time Title/Description Speakers
08:00 - 09:00 Registration and Refreshments   
09:00 - 09:20 Welcome Remarks  Greg B. Scott - Founder, ChinaBio® Group
Dan Zhang, MD, PhD - Chairman, Qianju Bio
TBD - Shunde Government Official
09:20 - 9:40 Keynote 1 - Reflections: Looking Back

A humorous and sometimes provocative look back on how our industry has evolved, and what challenges might lie ahead, from renowned serial entrepreneur, executive and investor, Dr. Kewen Jin.
Kewen Jin, MD - Chairman, BayHelix
9:40 - 10:00 Keynote 2 - Perspectives: Going Global

As an early pioneer in bringing China life science to the west, Dr. Guoliang Yu has led a number of companies to become global players. His real-world experience brings a unique perspective on the challenges our industry faces as we continue to globalize.
Guoliang Yu, PhD - Executive Chairman, CrownBio
10:00 - 10:20 Keynote 3 - Background: State of the Industry

ChinaBio's latest statistics on investment, M&A and partnering will be presented, providing the background to the day's discussions. 
Greg B. Scott - Founder, ChinaBio® Group
10:20 - 10:50 Networking Break and Refreshments  
10:50 - 12:00 Working Session 1: Industry Issues - group discussion on major issues

This facilitated session will give everyone the opportunity to voice their opinions on the major issues facing China's life science industry, prior to more in-depth discussions during the breakout sessions.

• Leadership – how China can play a significant on the global stage
• Innovation – accelerating innovation in China
• Investment – attracting funding to China companies
• Partnering – securing deals with global companies
• Regulatory – leveraging changes to speed approvals
• Gov’t Support – how gov't/parks can fill the gap 
Greg B. Scott - ChinaBio
® Group
Joshua Berlin - BioCentury
Kewen Jin, MD - BayHelix

Team Leaders:
• Leadership – Guoliang Yu, PhD, CrownBio
• Innovation – Tom Kinzel, PhD, Bayer
• Investment – Fay Xing, MD, WuXi Healthcare Ventures
• Partnering – Mingde Xia, PhD, J&J
• Regulatory – Dajun Yang, PhD, Ascentage
• Gov’t Support – Dan Zhang, PhD, Qianju Bio
12:00 - 13:30 Luncheon  
13:30 - 15:00 Working Session 2: Define Actions - breakout teams identify 3-5 action items for their assigned category

This will be a breakout session with teams formed around the 6 topics above.  Each team will discuss what might be done to improve the industry in its area, and develop 3-5 actionable items that could be practically implemented by the participants or stakeholders. These items will be listed on their flip chart for presentation to the group.
Facilitators & Team Leaders
15:00 - 15:30 Networking Break and Refreshments  
15:30 - 17:00 Working Session 3: Presentations - team leaders present their action items

Each Team Leader will present their team's action items to the delegates in 10 minutes. There will not be time for Q&A or discussion until the Closing Session.
Facilitators & Team Leaders
17:00 - 17:30 Closing Session: Rethinking China - Lessons Learned

The Facilitators will summarize what has been learned through the previous sessions, with the objective of identifying the top 3-5 action items from the day.
17:30 - 18:00 Shuttle Bus to Sino-European Services Center  
18:00 - 18:30

Park Tour: Qianju Bio/VIC-ChinaBio Incubator

A sneak preview of the 6,000 m2 Qianju Bio Park and VIC-ChinaBio Incubator to be located in the beautiful Sino-European Services Center.

Sino-European Services Center
18:30 - 20:30 

Gala Banquet: Food, Wine and Freiends

Our traditional Chinese banquet will be held in the magnificent SESC International Convention Center - the venue for next year's ChinaBio Partnering Forum.

SESC International Convention Center
20:30 - 21:00 Shuttle Bus to Shunde Ramada Plaza Hotel  
Day 2 - Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time Title/Description Location 
6:30 Shuttle bus from hotel to Royal Orchid International Golf Club (DON’T BE LATE!)  
7:00 - 7:10 Tee-off Ceremony Royal Orchid International Golf Club
7:10 - 12:00 Golf Outing

Attendees are invited to play 18 holes at the exclusive Royal Orchid International Golf Club.
Royal Orchid International Golf Club
8:30 Shuttle bus to Shunde Scenic Area  
9:00 - 12:00 Shunde Scenic Tour - Cultural Experience

Attendees who are not playing golf are welcome to join a fun cultural tour of Shunde including architecture, art and caligraphy, martial arts and some surprise treats. 
Bijiang Golden House, Xiao Peng Lai Art Gallery, Zunming Ancestral Hall
12:00 - 12:30 Shuttle bus from Golf Outing and Scenic Tour to Shunde Ramada Plaza Hotel  
12:30 - 14:00 Luncheon  Shunde Ramada Plaza Hotel
14:00 Shuttle bus from Shunde Ramada Plaza Hotel to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport  



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