august, 2014

27aug7:00 pm9:00 pmNorCal Biotech / Medical Device Industry – Current Trends & Impacts: Quality Skills in Demand – What, Why, & How to Succeed


Event Details

As Northern California and Bay Area offer a unique environment for developing new life science technologies across a range of biotech and medical device applications, the impact on overall industry and the individual employees often is profound and can be disruptive.

– Many biotech and medical device employers are consolidating, mergering, and moving operations out of the area.
– Many new technologies and new clinical applications are being developed with local organizations expanding or new starting up opportunities.
– New and pending regulations keep for a dynamic landscape of understanding how to be compliant so where should a quality focused employee do to be informed and successful.
This roundtable event provides an update on the understanding of the where the region’s industy landscape is and understanding changes since the 2008 recession impacts.
– Focusing on the industry needed employee quality and compliance skills, panel members will provide brief presentations and overall discussion on how to attain and maintain knowledge needed.
– Methods and skills to benefit attendees from local opportunities will be explored and help attendees in short term and long term options from consideration in the next move or ongoing strategy.
– Network with those attending to share experiences and possible opportunities.

Featured Speaker:
Harry Wachob,Ph.D., Founder & President, Bio2Device Group
Guna Selvaduray, Ph.D., Director, Biomedical Engineering Program
Professor, Materials Engineering, College of Engineering, San Jose State University
Marieann Shovlin, ASQ Silicon Valley Section Education Chair
Barry Craner, Chair, ASQ Northern California Discussion Group, VP, QA/RA, Stellartech


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Triple Ring Technologies

39655 Eureka Dr., Newark, CA