Life Sciences Future

Life Sciences Future

Life Sciences Future, the largest annual gathering of the life sciences community on the east coast, is the conference for all stakeholders of the life sciences ecosystem – biopharma, med tech, academic research, hospitality, legal, financial, real estate communities, and more. Conference features include partnering, plenary sessions of broad interest, and focused sessions on timely topics and speakers.

This conference will be the ultimate partnering event of the year – with opportunities for one-on-one partnering with the biggest names in the industry.

Committees & Chairs

Academic Outreach

  • Kenny Simansky, Drexel University
  • John Swartley, Penn Center for Innovation, University of Pennsylvania
  • Erika Swift, Center for Medical Innovation, Penn State College of Medicine


  • Dom Argento, State Government Affairs & Policy, Merck
  • Amy Redl, Federal Government Relations, Sanofi

Company Presentations

  • John Pennett, EisnerAmper
  • Doreen Trujilo, Saul Ewing


  • Bonnie Grant, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Lisa Karl, Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board


  • Maureen Mulvihill, Actuated Medical
  • Neal Walker, Aclaris Therapeutics

Promotional Outreach

  • Ed Seiders, 20/20 Visual Media
  • Kathena Siegel, DSM Biomedical

Real Estate

  • Joe Colletti, JLL
  • John Grady, Wexford Science + Technology


  • Bert Bruce, Pfizer
  • Marcia O’Connor, The O’Connor Group

Life Sciences Future

Date September 27, 2023 - September 28, 2023Time 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmVenue Sheraton Valley Forge

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Life Sciences Pennsylvania was founded in 1989 by a biotech scientist at Penn State University.  Today it has grown to represent the entire life sciences industry – medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, investment organizations, research institutions, and myriad service industries that support the life sciences in Pennsylvania.

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