BIA Committee Summit 2020

  • 9:30 - 19:00, 12 Feb 20
  • Baker McKenzie LLP
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The BIA’s eight advisory committees are crucial mechanisms for highlighting the most relevant issues facing bioscience companies. We are delighted to invite you to the sixth Committee Summit where our committees come together to reflect on 2019 and share their plans for 2020, as well as inform the BIA’s policy and public affairs activity for the year ahead.

Steve Bates OBE, Chief Executive Officer, BIA will provide an update on BIA activities and plans.

We welcome existing committee members and the wider BIA community to join us at Baker & McKenzie in London.

Note: Due to limited capacity of the meeting rooms, priority is given to BIA committee members.

08.30 - 09.30: Registration, coffee, networking and parallel Chairs breakfast
09.30 - 11.30: Meetings of the following advisory committees and working groups: Intellectual Property, Engineering Biology, Cell and Gene Therapy,  Manufacturing
11.30 -12.30: Plenary session where Chairs review 2019 and 2020 priorities
12.30 -13.30: Lunch and networking 
13.30 -15.00: Plenary session: New government, new thinking?
15.00 -17.00: Meetings of the following advisory committees and working groups: Finance and Tax, Regulatory Affairs, Genomics, Science and Innovation, Parallel LeaP session
Please note: The MAC and SIAC meetings will be held at St Bride Foundation
17:00 -19.00: Networking drinks

The SIAC and MAC meetings will take place at St Bride Foundation. All other meetings will take place at Baker McKenzie LLP. The two venues are only two minutes walk away from each other.

Baker McKenzie LLP
100 New Bridge Street
London EC4V 6JA
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St Bride Foundation
14 Bride Lane
Fleet Street
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Cost: Free for members

Registration is now closed

You have the option of registering for two committee meetings, one in the morning session and one in the afternoon session.

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This event is open to BIA members only. If you are not a BIA member but would be interested in attending this event, please contact Michael McGivern

Michael McGivern

Membership and Business Development Manager


Michael is a BSc Biology graduate with four years’ experience in Business Development and Sales roles covering the pharmaceutical and Higher Education sectors. Following University, he worked for a multi-national raw material distributor in the north-west, supplying API’s and excipients to pharmaceutical manufacturers and then moved on to the University of London. Here he managed the tender process for their SaaS products as well as various account management duties for their Not-For-Profit, HE institution and Charity customers.

Having joined the BIA in April 2017, his role is to bring new companies into membership, while developing engagement with current members.