CBA's 21st Annual Conference - in collaboration with MedImmune

Biopharm US-China: Accelerating Global Development and Commercialization through Partnership

7:30AM – 9:30PM, Saturday, June 11, 2016, Wayne T. Hockmeyer Auditorium, 1 MedImmune Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20878


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Biopharm US-China: Accelerating Global Development and Commercialization through Partnership




Saturday, June 11, 2016
Wayne T. Hockmeyer Auditorium
MedImmune, A Member of the AstraZeneca Group
1 MedImmune Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20878



The Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association (CBA-USA), one of the largest Chinese professional associations in the US, is pleased to announce that we will collaborate with MedImmune and co-host our 21st annual conference on June 11, 2016 at the beautiful campus and the state-of-art conference facility of MedImmune, a member of the AstraZeneca group, the largest biopharma company in the state of Maryland in Gaithersburg, Maryland. 


The theme of the 21st CBA annual conference is “Biopharm USA-China: Accelerating Global Development and Commercialization through Partnership”. The theme has been carefully selected to address the critical importance of worldwide collaboration and partnership to capture the great opportunity for the advancement of innovative medicine and biopharmaceuticals in both USA and China.


So far the meeting has been generously supported by around 30 corporate sponsors, and the majority of them will be setting up exhibition booths during the Conference. They will be sharing with you the most advanced discoveries and products in the biotech and biopharmaceutical industries from around the world. Besides, WuXi AppTec and Luye Pharma have brought quite some vacancies that they would like to solicitate strong applications among the Conference attendees. The job descriptions could be found (and will continue to be posted when new ones come in) at Many other US and Chinese companies have expressed similar interest, and we are currently working on refining the detailed arrangements. More info will be shared once finalized.


Distinguished speakers confirmed include (but not limited to):

Dr. Bahija Jallal, EVP of AstraZeneca, Head of MedImmune

Dr. Ge Li, CEO and Chairman of Board of Directors, WuXi AppTec

Mr. Brian Sun, Partner-in-charge, Jones Day Los Angeles; Committee of 100 Member

Dr. Yi Feng, Former Assistant to the Director-General of the CDE of CFDA

Dr. Marjorie Shapiro, Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Immunology, OBP/OPQ/CDER/FDA

Dr. Guoliang Yu, Serial Entrepreneur & Chairman & CEO of Crown Bioscience



The conference provides a perfect venue for people from government, private agencies, biotech and pharmaceutical companies interested in policy issues, business development, and partnership in US and China.


In addition to a compelling conference program, CBA will present its 2016 Brilliant Achievement Award at the Conference, recognizing individuals of exemplary accomplishments in promoting collaboration and global development involving the biopharmaceutical sector in China. We anticipate more than 500 attendees will attend the 2016 Conference. 


Please click here to register online. Registration will be closed on June 4, 2016.


Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all this June.



Organizing Committee of The 21st CBA Annual Conference





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7:30 AM – 8:30 AM   Registration and Breakfast; Exhibition Booth Setup

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM   Welcome Remarks by Dr. Xu-Rong Jiang, President-elect of CBA          

8:35 AM– 8:45 AM    Opening Remarks by Minister Counselor Chaochen Li, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the USA

8:45 AM– 8:55 AM    Opening Remarks by Mr. John C. Wobensmith, US Maryland State of Secretary

8:55 AM – 9:00 AM   Introduction of the CBA Brilliant Achievement Awardees by Dr.Shou-Bai Chao, President of CBA

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Brilliant Achievement Award Presentations by Dr. Bahija Jallal, EVP of AstraZeneca, and Dr. Ge Li, CEO of WuXi AppTec

10:15 AM– 11:50 AM   Session 1: Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities in China and US

11:50 AM – 12:45PM   Session 2: Immune-oncology and Cell Therapy

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM    Luncheon & Sponsor Presentations

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM     Session 3: Global Collaboration

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM     Session 4: Biomarkers, Translational Research and Precision Medicine

4:30 PM – 5:10 PM     Session 5: What Scientists and Entrepreneurs in US Should Know

5:10 PM – 6:10 PM     Session 6: CBA-SCBA Joint Session - Cancer Therapeutics

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM       21st CBA Annual Conference Reception and Dinner


Thank you for the generosity of all the 2016 sponsors!



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