Biomed Innovation Night
CHI, together with partners BayBio and PricewaterhouseCoopers, will host the first ever BioMed Innovation Night at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria at 828 I Street in Sacramento the evening of Tuesday, Feb, 1, 2011. State legislators, government officials and their staffs will be our honored guests at the event offering excellent opportunities for informal conversation and high-level networking.
Agenda at a Glance:
5:00-7:00 p.m. Reception featuring Interactive BioMed Innovation Night displays
7:00-9:00 p.m. Dinner and Keynote Presentation by Dr. Francine Kaufman, author of Diabesity: The Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic That Threatens America—And What We Must Do to Stop It
Dr. Francine Kaufman
Dinner Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Francine Kaufman
Experts now predict that more than one-third of American children born in 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Dr. Kaufman, one of the world’s leading authorities on the link between obesity and diabetes, takes audiences to the front lines of the fight against this preventable but deadly disease. Using vivid patient stories to illustrate her points, she offers a compelling medical insight and practical treatment strategies for dealing with this public health threat. Detailing tools for change at every level – from families to school systems to government – and discussing innovative programs that are already making a difference, Dr. Kaufman offers a convincing action plan for winning this battle.
Click here to read Dr. Francine Kaufman’s full bio.
Non-Profit Research and Educational Sponsors:
Sponsorship opportunites are available for this event. For more information or to secure your sponsorship, contact Jeremy Leffler, Chief Operating Officer, at 650-871-7101×217 or firstname.lastname@example.org.