Global Biotechnology Industry: unleashing the promise of biotech and preserving US leadership
Sponsored by Jordan Lamb and Ron Kuehn of DeWitt Ross & Stevens
Hear from Ken Lisaius, Senior Advisor & Director of Public Affairs for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Ross C. DeVol, Chief Research Officer of the Milken Institute on how public perceptions of biotechnology shape the way we should talk about our industry and about the steps that policymakers must take to retain the US lead in biomedical innovation.
Ken Lisaius has worked for a diverse set of clients, both domestic and foreign,
providing senior counsel and strategic communications advice. Over his career,
he has advised Fortune 500 companies, industry trade associations, Members of
Congress and the President of the United States.
Ross DeVol is chief research officer at the Milken Institute, leading the Institute's work in job
creation, health and capital access. He is also an appointee to the California State Controller's
Council of Economic Advisors. Since joining the Institute, DeVol has put his group in the
national limelight with groundbreaking research on technology and its impact on regional and national economies. He is an expert on the new intangible economy and how regions can prepare themselves to compete in it.
Presentation starts at 7:45am and runs til 9:00am.
If you are a first-time attendee to this BioForward Breakfast please contact Brian Moeller at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at 608-236-4693 to attend at no cost.
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is the world’s largest
biotechnology organization. BIO is a 503c non-profit organization
headquartered in Washington, D.C. We provide advocacy, business
development, and communications services for more than 1,100 members
About the Milken Institute
A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, the Milken Institute believes in
the power of capital markets to solve urgent social and economic
challenges and improve lives. To build a foundation of rigorous, independent research, we have
assembled a respected team of economists, industry experts and scholars
to analyze the issues and choices facing policymakers. http://www.milkeninstitute.org