Life Sciences Panorama 2021

Wednesday, Oct 6, 2021

From Crisis to Opportunity, The Dawn of a new Era for Innovation in Biopharma

The French American Biotechnology Springboard and the French American Chamber of Commerce of New England are pleased to announce the 2021 edition the LIFE SCIENCES PANORAMA.

Since its inception nine years ago, the Life Sciences Panorama has grown strong and is now recognized by the life science community as an annual catalyst for knowledge exchange.

Format:            Virtual
Platform:         Hopin (Learn more about the Platform below)
Date:                Wednesday, October 6th
Time:                12:00PM EST to 2PM EST
Cost:                 Complimentary


12:00 – 12:15PM: Introductory Address – A Leadership Portrait

  • Sally Ourieff, Translational Consulting

12:15 – 12:40PM: Keynote Presentation – The Future of the Industry

  • Marcello Damiani, Moderna

12:40 – 1:20PM: Panel Discussion – The New Normal for Innovation & Collaboration

  • Sastry Chilukuri, Medidata
  • Imran Nasrullah, Bayer Pharmaceutics 
  • Marion Paolini, Servier
  • Jim Shanahan (Moderator), SynDevRx, Inc.

1:20 – 2:00PM: Panel Discussion – Tomorrow’s Optimized Working Environment

  • Javier Barrientos, Takeda
  • Keane Johnson, Microsoft Engineering 
  • Marie Puybaraud, JLL Work Dynamics
  • Lisa DiPaolo (Moderator), Ipsen


Javier Barrientos

Head of DEI, Takeda


Sastry Chilukuri

Co-CEO Medidata, President Acorn AI, Member 3DS Life Sciences & Healthcare Board



Marcello Damiani (Keynote)

Chief Digital and Operational Excellence Officer, Moderna



Lisa Dipaolo (Moderator)

Senior Vice President, HR for North America, Global R&D and Business Development, Ipsen



Keane Johnson

Senior Managing Director of Human Resources, Microsoft Engineering



Imran Nasrullah

Head, Open Innovation Center, North America- East, Bayer Pharmaceuticals



Sally Ourieff

Founder, Translational Consulting



Marion Paolini

Head of Search and Evaluation, R&D External Innovation Servier



Marie Puybaraud

Global Head of Research, JLL



Gigi Shafai (Master of Ceremony)

FACCNE Life Sciences Forum Co-Chair



Jim Shanahan (Moderator)

Co-founder, Chief Business Officer, SynDevRx, Inc.


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This event is organized and hosted by FACCNE

Partner Organizations
Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England    France BioTech     British American Business Council