Life Sciences PA presents complimentary virtual events each year thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. Below you will find on demand recordings from a variety of topics including diversity, equity and inclusion, finance operations, legal answers, and more.
Tell Me About Your DE&I Initiatives welcomes individuals from organizations within the life sciences to discuss their culture, hiring practices, and managing the changing landscape of the workplace. This program evolved from the student-facing Tell Me About Your Job program. To view on-demand recordings from Tell Me About Your Job, CLICK HERE.
Panel Discussion on changing DE&I landscape:
The Finance Operations Series welcomes experts from KPMG for quarterly educational sessions to discuss the current financial landscape and give actionable tips on navigating everyday financial challenges for members.
In this session, various KPMG tax partners and professionals will discuss what companies across the Life Sciences industry are facing with regard to the ERC and other federal and state incentives for the coming year as well as the tax considerations of a remote workforce.
In this session, various KPMG tax partners and professionals will discuss what companies across the Life Sciences industry are facing with regard to recent economic developments as well as industry trends in state, local, and value-added tax considerations.
This edition will focus on audits of financial statements, deferred compensation and 409A compensation, and Pennsylvania state budget considerations and what they mean for the R&D credit pool.
After attending this session, participants should be able to:
The Legal Answers Workshop welcomes experts from Ballard Spahr to give actionable answers and tips to members on all sides of legal challenges and opportunities.
In our kick-off to the series, this session tackles common challenges in protecting innovation in the life sciences arenas, to successfully protect your business’ objectives. Hear from experienced Ballard Spahr speakers who have decades of experience helping their clients navigate an ever-evolving IP landscape on a range of topics germane to your business.
Licensing Agreements and Partnering
Moderator: Ryan Udell, Partner
During Episode 2 of this series, we will discuss best practices in licensing and partnering agreements. Hear from veteran Ballard Spahr lawyers, who have decades of experience working on these types of transactions in the life sciences industry, as they discuss:
Different types of licensing agreements from foundational, to clinical stage, to commercialization, including sponsored research and materials transfer agreements, development and collaborations, and commercialization arrangements
Best practices for structuring your transaction to align with your business goals
Commons terms and provisions
Licensor and Licensee Perspectives
For our last LAW session of the year, our moderator Ryan Udell was joined by two of his Ballard Spahr partners, Meredith Dante and Brian Pinheiro, as they discuss top of mind employment issues and incentive compensation structures and strategies to help you continue to navigate the rapidly evolving post-Covid environment.
The Art of Fundraising welcomes experts from Danforth Advisors to give tips to companies on fundraising, building trusted advisor relationships, creating a team, and more!
Experts from Danforth Advisors will give advice on raising capital for your organization. This will focus on the different stages of fundraising as well as providing real life examples.
The Art of Fundraising Series – Preparing for the Seed Round
Hear from industry experts on how you should prepare to start looking for seed funding. Topics covered will include:
Experts from FlowMetric will discuss the discovery stage, including target identification & validation, hit identification, and lead discovery & optimization
Session Topic – Discovery: The do’s and don’t’s, experience perspective, and recognition of workarounds that enable the process.