2020 Annual Meeting

The NewYorkBIO Annual Meeting brings together nearly 300 life science professionals to discuss our diverse ecosystem, ever-increasing innovative partnerships and collaborations, and the latest in scientific breakthroughs.

Registration & Pricing

General Admission

Members Non-members
$99 $149
Fellows Members

NewYorkBIO Fellows members receive discounted rates at NewYorkBIO events. To qualify, companies must have 7 or fewer employees and have raised no more than $5M. To learn more, click here.

Fellows Members

NewYorkBIO reserves special pricing for academic institutions, advocacy organizations and other non-profit associations.

Academic/Non-Profit Organizations

About the Event

Date & Location


September 15-16, 2020


Online – registered participants will get a unique url via email on September 14th.


Day 1:  September 15th 2020                                                                     

9:10 – 9:30AM            Opening Remarks    

  • Jennifer Hawks Bland, CEO, NewYorkBIO
  • Peter Robinson, Vice President and COO, University of Rochester Medical Center

9:30 – 10:15AM          Responding to COVID19

  • Moderator: Seema Kumar, VP, Innovation, Global Health, & Policy Communication, Johnson & Johnson
  • Matt McCarthy, Physician at Weill Cornell Medical Center and author of “Superbugs”
  • Jill Taylor, Director, Wadsworth Center


10:15 – 10:30AM        BREAK


10:30 – 11:15AM        The  Impact of Pricing and Policy on Therapeutic Innovation

  • Moderator: Delman Lebel, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Marne Marotta, Associate, Arnold & Porter
  • Dana Macher, Practice Director, Avalere

11:15 – 11:30AM        Closing Remarks and Sponsored Content

4:30 – 6:00PM             Reception (Day 1)


Day 2:  September 16th 2020                                                                    

9:00 – 9:20AM             Opening Remarks, Day 1 Recap

  • Jennifer Hawks Bland, CEO, NewYorkBIO
  • Peter Robinson, Vice President and COO, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Maria Mitchell Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Life Sciences, New York State Empire State Development Corporation
  • Doug Thiede, Senior Vice President Life Sciences & Health Care, New York City Economic Development Corporation

 9:20 – 10:00AM          Morning Keynote

  • A fireside chat featuring Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, CEO, BIO, moderated by Dr. Jeremy Levin, Chairman & CEO, Ovid Therapeutics and Chairman of BIO

10:00 – 10:15AM        BREAK

10:15 – 11:00AM        New Frontiers in Real World Evidence

  • Moderator: David Thompson, Senior Vice President, Real World Evidence and Late Phase Research, Syneos Health
  • Marc Berger, Corporate Advisor, Real World Data and Analytics
  • Elisabeth Oehrlein, Sr. Director, Research & Programs, National Health Council
  • Craig Lipset, Adviser and Founder, Clinical Innovation Partners

11:00 – 11:15AM        BREAK

11:15 – 12:00PM         The Rise of Digital Therapeutics

  • Moderator: Linda Malek, Moses & Singer
  • Austin Speier, Chief Strategy Officer, Click Therapeutics
  • David Putrino, Director of Rehabilitation Innovation and Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Stan Kachnowski, Chair, HIT Lab
  • Renae Beaumont, Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine

12:00 – 12:15PM         Closing Comments

  • Jennifer Hawks Bland, CEO, NewYorkBIO

4:30 – 6:00PM             Reception (Day 2)




Sponsorship Opportunities

Each sponsorship opportunity at NewYorkBIO’s Annual Meeting has been designed to highlight your company and increase your visibility and presence before, during, and well after the event. This year’s Annual Meeting underscores the value of New York’s diverse ecosystem and we want to ensure you have the best opportunity for your message to reach our attendees.

Benefits of exhibiting or sponsoring with NewYorkBIO:

  • Build your industry presence with New York State and New York City life sciences professionals
  • Enhance your corporate image and build brand awareness
  • Increased engagement with our members – join the conversation by becoming part of the program

You can download the sponsorship prospectus below and contact us if your company is interested in sponsoring and/or exhibiting at NewYorkBIO’s Annual Meeting.