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  • Mon
    15
    May
    2017

    From the Laboratory to Leadership

    8:30am – 4:30pmAgora Conference Center at Life Science Washington

    ‘From The Laboratory To Leadership’ program begins on May 15th in Seattle! Don’t miss your opportunity and reserve your spot today; limited to 20 participants.

    Program Dates: May 15, May 31st, June 7th, & June 21st

    Host Location: 
    Agora Conference Center at Life Science Washington
    1551 Eastlake Ave E
    Seattle, Washington  98102

    Facilitator: Marilyn Deming

    Click here for program syllabus

    Click here to register online

  • Tue
    11
    Jul
    2017
    Thu
    13
    Jul
    2017

    Biotech CEO Summit

    Carneros Resort, Napa Valley, California

    Gaylene Xanthopoulos has been recognized as one of the top thought leaders and influencers in the biotech community and has been invited to attend and present at this exclusive event.

    This invitation-only event is limited to 40-60 biotech CEOs who are viewed as thought leaders and influencers in their local and/or national biotech communities.

    The event will focus on refining the crucial skills and enhancing the knowledge base that today’s biotech leaders require to deliver on the promise of transformational science.

    Now in its third year, the Biotech CEO Summit Napa is a private, thought-provoking meeting that brings together biotech industry leaders like Gaylene in a venue where they can talk candidly with their peers about the opportunities and challenges facing their organizations and the industry as a whole.

  • Wed
    12
    Jul
    2017

    LA Biostart

    California State University, Los Angeles

    The Leadership Edge is pleased to be a partner and presenter at LABioStart. Camille Primm will present Your Leadership Edge.

    This 5-week boot camp is an intensive training program for bioscience entrepreneurs in the early stages of their ventures. Cal State LA, Biocom and the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator developed the program to meet a critical need in the Los Angeles region: to provide founders of bioscience startups with the industry-specific business training to turn scientific ideas into successful commercial ventures that will drive long-term economic and employment growth.

    The boot camp addresses the challenges most common to scientists and new entrepreneurs seeking to turn their scientific discoveries into successful companies. Seasoned business professionals will also benefit from lessons in bioscience-specific topics such as FDA-regulated development, manufacturing and quality control processes.

  • Thu
    13
    Jul
    2017

    Medtech Innovator

    10:00 am to 11:30 amLive webinar

    Wally Kuhns has been selected to be a panelist for this live webinar.  You can watch it live by clicking here.

    This year, 100 early to mid stage start-ups will be invited to pitch their devices to a selected panel of business development executives,  investors, and providers in cities around the globe. Winners move on to showcase and compete in stage competitions at Medtech Strategist’s Innovation Summit, Wilson Sonsini’s Medical Device Conference, and The MedTech Conference, the largest gathering of medtech leaders in North America. In total, more than $500K will be awarded in cash prizes, scholarships, and in-kind awards to the most compelling companies addressing the following industry-selected themes:

    •       Chronic Disease Management
    •       Cognitive Devices & Platforms
    •       Consumer Healthcare
    •       Healthcare Efficiency & Cost Reduction
    •       Infectious Disease Management
    •       Next-Gen Surgical
    •       Patient Safety & Satisfaction
    •       Population Health
    •       Precision & Personalized Medicine
    •       Technology-Enabled Services
  • Wed
    13
    Sep
    2017

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    8:30am – 4:30pmSeattle

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    (4 days)

    Dates: 9/13, 10/4, 10/11, & 10/25

    Facilitator: Jim Vasconcellos

    Location: Agora Conference Room at LSW Offices, 1551 Eastlake Ave E # 300, Seattle, WA 98102

    Investment: $2,795 LSW members, $3,295 non-members

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

    It’s an incredibly exciting time for the life science industry. Today, more than ever, our clients have drug candidates entering late stages of development. We are celebrating the approvals of their innovative drugs and supporting them as they begin to commercialize these products in the market. The life science industry remains complex as access to capital continues to be challenging, global partnering relationships are established, and some companies adopt a virtual model. This fast-paced and ever-changing environment has provided us with an outstanding opportunity to redevelop our From the Laboratory to Leadership program, building of 25 years of success with over 5,000 graduates from over 500 life science companies. This fully redesigned program continues to turn science-minded first-time managers, as well as managers seeking to expand their management skills, into capable business leaders. We accomplish this by leveraging our extensive industry-specific knowledge and experience to utilize the most progressive and engaging professional development methods available.

    From the Laboratory to Leadership begins by helping participants assess who they are as leaders – their strengths, styles, and personal brand. From there, we develop skills in the areas of communication, emotional intelligence, priority management, meeting management, goal setting and planning, delegation, performance management, and leading teams in a dynamic workplace. We wrap up the program with a highly interactive simulation that brings all the learning together in a fun and impactful way. To drive high levels of engagement and impact, this program integrates learning pods, utilizes technology to measure progress and support a variety of learning styles, encourages participants to use their companies as learning labs, and helps clients set goals that deliver measurable results.

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • Fri
    15
    Sep
    2017

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    8:30am – 4:30pmMassachusetts

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    (4 days)

    Program Dates: 9/15, 10/6, 10/23 & 11/6

    Facilitator: Jim Vasconcellos

    Investment: $2,795 MassBio members, $3,295 non-members

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

    It’s an incredibly exciting time for the life science industry. Today, more than ever, our clients have drug candidates entering late stages of development. We are celebrating the approvals of their innovative drugs and supporting them as they begin to commercialize these products in the market. The life science industry remains complex as access to capital continues to be challenging, global partnering relationships are established, and some companies adopt a virtual model. This fast-paced and ever-changing environment has provided us with an outstanding opportunity to redevelop our From the Laboratory to Leadership program, building of 25 years of success with over 5,000 graduates from over 500 life science companies. This fully redesigned program continues to turn science-minded first-time managers, as well as managers seeking to expand their management skills, into capable business leaders. We accomplish this by leveraging our extensive industry-specific knowledge and experience to utilize the most progressive and engaging professional development methods available.

    From the Laboratory to Leadership begins by helping participants assess who they are as leaders – their strengths, styles, and personal brand. From there, we develop skills in the areas of communication, emotional intelligence, priority management, meeting management, goal setting and planning, delegation, performance management, and leading teams in a dynamic workplace. We wrap up the program with a highly interactive simulation that brings all the learning together in a fun and impactful way. To drive high levels of engagement and impact, this program integrates learning pods, utilizes technology to measure progress and support a variety of learning styles, encourages participants to use their companies as learning labs, and helps clients set goals that deliver measurable results.

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • Tue
    26
    Sep
    2017

    Leveraging Your Leadership

    8:30am – 4:30pmSan Diego

    Leveraging Your Leadership

    Program Dates:  9/26, 10/10, & 10/31

    Facilitator: Teresa McCarthy

    Location: Biocom, 10996 Torreyana Road, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92121

    Investment: $1,995 Biocom member, $2,495 non-member

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Leveraging Your Leadership takes your experienced managers to the next level. So they’ll not only have core management skills, they’ll have the core leadership skills to drive strategic results for your company.

    This three-day program, full of personal insights and practical solutions, is custom designed for life-sciences managers in leadership roles. The class size is limited to 20 participants, ensuring maximum support and coaching.

    Key components:

    • Self-assessment – identifying personal strengths and opportunities
    • Vision – creating vision statements that guide success
    • Strategic thinking – aligning team/project objectives with the company’s
    • Influencing others – from negotiating for resources to enlisting support
    • Inspiring creativity – how to spark productivity and drive healthy change
    • Leading a team – putting it all together to get monumental results

    Strong leadership drives strong performance. After all, the more capable and aligned your leadership, the more likely your organization will reach the next milestone, get the next round of funding, and succeed in the marketplace.

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • Fri
    29
    Sep
    2017

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – New Dates Just Released!

    9am – 5pmBay Area

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – New Dates Just Released!

    (4 days)

    Program Dates: 9/29, 10/20, 11/3 & 11/17

    Facilitator: Jim Vasconcellos

    Location: HCP Conference Room at CLSA, 250 E Grand Ave #26, South San Francisco, CA 94080

    Investment: $2,795 CLSA members, $3,295 non-members

     

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

    It’s an incredibly exciting time for the life science industry. Today, more than ever, our clients have drug candidates entering late stages of development. We are celebrating the approvals of their innovative drugs and supporting them as they begin to commercialize these products in the market. The life science industry remains complex as access to capital continues to be challenging, global partnering relationships are established, and some companies adopt a virtual model. This fast-paced and ever-changing environment has provided us with an outstanding opportunity to redevelop our From the Laboratory to Leadership program, building of 25 years of success with over 5,000 graduates from over 500 life science companies. This fully redesigned program continues to turn science-minded first-time managers, as well as managers seeking to expand their management skills, into capable business leaders. We accomplish this by leveraging our extensive industry-specific knowledge and experience to utilize the most progressive and engaging professional development methods available.

    From the Laboratory to Leadership begins by helping participants assess who they are as leaders – their strengths, styles, and personal brand. From there, we develop skills in the areas of communication, emotional intelligence, priority management, meeting management, goal setting and planning, delegation, performance management, and leading teams in a dynamic workplace. We wrap up the program with a highly interactive simulation that brings all the learning together in a fun and impactful way. To drive high levels of engagement and impact, this program integrates learning pods, utilizes technology to measure progress and support a variety of learning styles, encourages participants to use their companies as learning labs, and helps clients set goals that deliver measurable results.

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • Mon
    02
    Oct
    2017

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    8:30am – 4:30pmSan Diego

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    (4 days)

    Program Dates: 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, & 11/13

    Facilitator: Jim Vasconcellos

    Location: Biocom, 10996 Torreyana Road, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92121

    Investment: $2,795 Biocom members, $3,295 non-members

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

    It’s an incredibly exciting time for the life science industry. Today, more than ever, our clients have drug candidates entering late stages of development. We are celebrating the approvals of their innovative drugs and supporting them as they begin to commercialize these products in the market. The life science industry remains complex as access to capital continues to be challenging, global partnering relationships are established, and some companies adopt a virtual model. This fast-paced and ever-changing environment has provided us with an outstanding opportunity to redevelop our From the Laboratory to Leadership program, building of 25 years of success with over 5,000 graduates from over 500 life science companies. This fully redesigned program continues to turn science-minded first-time managers, as well as managers seeking to expand their management skills, into capable business leaders. We accomplish this by leveraging our extensive industry-specific knowledge and experience to utilize the most progressive and engaging professional development methods available.

    From the Laboratory to Leadership begins by helping participants assess who they are as leaders – their strengths, styles, and personal brand. From there, we develop skills in the areas of communication, emotional intelligence, priority management, meeting management, goal setting and planning, delegation, performance management, and leading teams in a dynamic workplace. We wrap up the program with a highly interactive simulation that brings all the learning together in a fun and impactful way. To drive high levels of engagement and impact, this program integrates learning pods, utilizes technology to measure progress and support a variety of learning styles, encourages participants to use their companies as learning labs, and helps clients set goals that deliver measurable results.

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • Thu
    19
    Oct
    2017

    Biocom 8th Annual Life Science HR Conference

    8:15 amThe Alexandria at Torrey Pines San Diego

    Biocom is hosting their 8th annual Life Science HR Conference in San Diego on October 18th and 19th. This strategic-level conference is dedicated to professional executives in the life science human resource/organizational development industry. The objective of this conference is to provide a unique opportunity for attendees to engage and learn from thought leaders like Gaylene Xanthopoulos, who are experts in the field of Human Resources and/or the Life Sciences.

    Her presentation is on Building a Better Business Case: How to Utilize Data to Persuade Your Executive Team.

    Gaylene Xanthopoulos has a passion for assisting people to reach their highest potential. She is founder and president of The Leadership Edge, the organizational development partner of choice for over 500 Life Science companies. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and she is certified in a number of learning and development assessments including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Executive Dimensions, PDI 360 feedback tool and SurveyOnline 360 feedback tool. Her personal accomplishments include being awarded Athena San Diego’s 2013 Pinnacle Award in the category “Individual in Services” for her role in the development and advancement of skilled and talented women within the San Diego community, “World Sales Leader of the Year” by Leadership Management, Inc. two years in a row, being named a winner of the San Diego Business Journal’s “Business Management Award” in their Women Who Mean Business competition; and in the following year, the San Diego Business Journal also named her company as one of the “Top 50 Companies in San Diego”. Gaylene is an in-demand speaker and keynoter for national and international business conferences, as well as a published author.

     

     

  • Wed
    25
    Oct
    2017

    Biocom 8th Annual Life Science HR Conference

    12:45 pmNixon Peabody Los Angeles

    This conference is dedicated to professional executives in the life science human resource/organizational development industry. The objective of this conference is to provide a unique opportunity for attendees to engage and learn from thought leaders like Amy Bergen that are experts in the field of Human Resources and/or Life Sciences, along with creating an open dialogue amongst peers.

    Amy’s true passion lies in helping talented executives advance in their careers and high potential businesses grow.  As Vice President of Business Development at The Leadership Edge, she has the opportunity to do just that while enhancing the vitality of the life science industry in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and the East Coast markets. Amy say’s, “It is rewarding work to empower executives to reach their highest leadership potential thereby improving company performance and making their innovations a reality.”

     

  • Thu
    26
    Oct
    2017

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    9am – 5pmBay Area

    From the Laboratory to Leadership – 25th Anniversary Edition

    These dates are sold out, but we have opened up another program that begins on 9/29 so please register for that program.

    (4 days)

    Program Dates: 10/26, 11/2, 11/16 & 11/30

    Facilitator: Jim Vasconcellos

    Location: HCP Conference Room at CLSA, 250 E Grand Ave #26, South San Francisco, CA 94080

    Investment: $2,795 CLSA members, $3,295 non-members

     

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

    It’s an incredibly exciting time for the life science industry. Today, more than ever, our clients have drug candidates entering late stages of development. We are celebrating the approvals of their innovative drugs and supporting them as they begin to commercialize these products in the market. The life science industry remains complex as access to capital continues to be challenging, global partnering relationships are established, and some companies adopt a virtual model. This fast-paced and ever-changing environment has provided us with an outstanding opportunity to redevelop our From the Laboratory to Leadership program, building of 25 years of success with over 5,000 graduates from over 500 life science companies. This fully redesigned program continues to turn science-minded first-time managers, as well as managers seeking to expand their management skills, into capable business leaders. We accomplish this by leveraging our extensive industry-specific knowledge and experience to utilize the most progressive and engaging professional development methods available.

    From the Laboratory to Leadership begins by helping participants assess who they are as leaders – their strengths, styles, and personal brand. From there, we develop skills in the areas of communication, emotional intelligence, priority management, meeting management, goal setting and planning, delegation, performance management, and leading teams in a dynamic workplace. We wrap up the program with a highly interactive simulation that brings all the learning together in a fun and impactful way. To drive high levels of engagement and impact, this program integrates learning pods, utilizes technology to measure progress and support a variety of learning styles, encourages participants to use their companies as learning labs, and helps clients set goals that deliver measurable results.

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • Wed
    01
    Nov
    2017

    Biocom 8th Annual Life Science HR Conference

    1:30 pmSan Mateo Marriott San Francisco

    This strategic-level conference is dedicated to professional executives in the life science human resource/organizational development industry. The objective of this conference is to provide a unique opportunity for attendees to engage and learn from thought leaders like Beau Donegan that are experts in the field of Human Resources and/or Life Sciences, along with creating an open dialogue amongst peers.

    Her presentation is on “Building a Better Business Case: How to Utilize Data to Persuade Your Executive Team.”

    Beau has extensive experience in human resources and as an executive, and works with many of our executive and leadership teams, particularly during times of change or transition. Leveraging her wealth of knowledge and experience, she also leads custom programs at the most senior levels. Beau’s keen wit combined with her pragmatic approach, makes every session she leads fun and impactful.

     

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