The Reactory Summit Program

April 6, 2022 Beechwood Hotel

The Reactory Summit 2022 Program will provide a full day of networking and a forum for biotech and pharmaceutical executives, investors in life sciences companies, builders, developers and leaders from Contract Development Manufacturer Organizations to engage in the exchange of ideas, best practices, opportunities and latest trends in biomanufacturing, as well as the future of life sciences in Massachusetts. The program agenda below is still evolving and we expect exciting additions in the coming weeks! Check back here to see the full schedule!

8:00am- 9:15amBreakfast: Welcoming Remarks – Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito – Grand Ballroom
9:15am- 9:30amBreak- Visit Exhibits
9:30am- 10:30amBreakout 1- Grand Ballroom
“Innovations in Biomanufacturing”Frank Fazio, MassBiologics of UMass Chan Medical School; Joe Makowiecki, Cytiva
Breakout 2- University Room
“Fast Timeline from DNA to IND and BLA: A Comprehensive & Integrated CMC Road Map”Jie Chen– WuXi Biologics
10:30am- 10:45amBreak- Visit Exhibits
10:45am- 11:45amPlenary Presentation: “Beyond the Bio: Real Estates Critical Role in Biomanufacturing” Travis McCready, JLL & Ben Bradford, MassBio
11:45am- 12:00pmBreak- Visit Exhibits
12:00pm- 1:15pmPlenary Luncheon “Massachusetts Life Sciences Center: What’s Next” Kenneth L. Turner, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center- Grand Ballroom
1:15pm- 1:30pmBreak- Visit Exhibits
1:30pm-2:30pmPlenary Presentation: “Why Worcester-Building and Supporting a Life Sciences Cluster”– Moderated by Paul Bauer, Bowditch & Dewey;  James G. Umphrey, Kelleher & Sadowsky; Matthew Zicaro, Galaxy Life Sciences; Amy Forman, UMass Chan Medical School; Eduardo Paredes, LealTX– Grand Ballroom
2:30pm- 2:45pmBreak- Visit Exhibits
2:45pm- 3:45pmPlenary Presentation: “WORCforce…Collaborating to Expand the Workforce Pool”– Moderated by: Jon Weaver, MBI, Panelists: Catherine Bouthillier, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Knut Niss, Mustang Bio; Kathy Rentsch, Quinsigamond Community College; Nicholas Willnow, Abbvie– Grand Ballroom
3:45pm- 4:00pmBreak- Visit Exhibits
4:00pm- 5:15pmClosing Plenary Session – “Competing in a Post- COVID World: Why Innovation Matters”– Keynote Speaker Dr. Eric Dickson, MD, MHCM, FACEP; UMass Memorial Health
5:15pm- 5:30pmBreak- Visit Exhibits
5:30pm- 7:00pmEvening Reception- Prefunction
7:00pmEvent End
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