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When: Friday, October 26, 2018
From 7:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Where: Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th St
Bellevue, Washington  98004
United States
Contact: Katy Tollefson
(206) 456-9570

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Mr. Alles is keynoting the 2018 Washington State Life Science Summit. We were fortunate to have him answer a couple of questions about the Juno Therapeutics acquisition, the workforce pipeline problem, and the future of cancer research.


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Registration is open for the 14th Washington State Life Science Summit! Join leaders from Washington state’s life sciences community as we discuss what’s ahead for our industry.  


Registration & Networking: 7:00 - 7:30 AM

Breakfast: 7:30 AM 

Welcome & Keynote Address 7:45 AM 

Break 8:45 AM 

LSW Awards 9:00 AM  

Panel Discussion - Addressing Washington’s Life Science Workforce Challenges 9:15 AM 

Thank You and Close 10:00 AM 

View the full agenda HERE 


Life Science Washington is excited to announce Mr. Mark Alles, Chairman & CEO of Celgene as this year’s keynote speaker. Well known to Washington’s life science community, Celgene is a global leader in the discovery, development, and commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions. Mr. Alles has led Celgene for the past two years and currently chairs the executive committee. We look forward to learning what the future holds for Celgene in Seattle, subsequent to its acquisition of Juno Therapeutics.

Other Summit highlights include:

  • A panel discussion among life science CEOs Gustavo Mahler (AGC Biologics) and Sean McClain (AbSci), UW Bothell Assistant Vice Chancellor Government and Community Relations, Kelly Snyder, and Senator Guy Palumbo focused on meeting our life science industry workforce challenges.
  • A preview of Life Science Washington’s new PR campaign, created to build visibility for Washington’s life science industry across the state and beyond.
  • Awarding of LSW’s 2018 Innovator of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.
  • Opportunity to visit with 350 of your colleagues and friends!




October 23 - October 26 

  Members - $175

  Future Members - $275



Sponsorship opportunities are available. Make your commitment online or contact Brian Dershowitz, Business Development Manager - or 206-456-9571. 


Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!


Premier Sponsors
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AbSci ACG Biologics Alder Biopharmaceuticals Alexandria Real Estate State of Washington Department of Commerce
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