Biotechnology


Senate Majority Leader Corbett meets with students and faculty prior to the Senate Select Committee on Biotechnology hearing on October 1, 2010 (Photo Credit: Associated Students of Ohlone College)

AGENDA

Education, Economic, and Workforce Development of the Biotechnology Sector
October 1, 2010 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ohlone College Center for Applied Health Sciences and Technology
39399 Cherry Street, Room 2100, Newark, CA

Hearing Audio Files:

I. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS (20)

  • Senator Ellen M. Corbett, Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Biotechnology
  • Remarks by Members of the Committee

II. OVERVIEW OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CALIFORNIA AND THE LIFE SCIENCES (25)

  • Jeremy Leffler, Chief Operating Officer, BayBio
  • Corinne Augustine, Vice President, Operations, Boston Scientific
  • Peggy Kraus, Senior Manager, Amgen

III. PRIVATE-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS: LIFE SCIENCES WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT (30)

  • Dr. Lori Lindburg, Director, BayBio Institute
  • David Cragg, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Cytokinetics
  • Jimmy Jackson, Vice President, Public Policy and Communications, BIOCOM
  • Raya Zion, Business Services Representative, Life Sciences, Alameda County Workforce Investment Board

IV. EDUCATION/TRAINING FOR LIFESCIENCES WORKFORCE (25)

  • Mr. Jeffrey O’Neal, Statewide Director, Biotechnology Initiative, Economic and Workforce Development, California Community Colleges
  • Dr. Susan Baxter, Executive Director, CSU Program for Education & Research in Biotechnology, California State University
  • Dr. Martina McCloughlin, Director, UC System-wide Biotechnology Research and Education Program, University of California
  • Dr. Elaine Johnson, Director, Bio-Link: Bridge to Biotechnology

V. PUBLIC COMMENT (10)  

VI. CLOSING REMARKS AND THANK YOU (5)