This is the official Annual General Meeting of the Association.
It is also BIVDA’s 30th Anniversary!
This will be our Chairman, Darren Stenlake’s, last meeting as Chair having contributed a huge amount in leadership and energy over the last 3 years and he will hand over to Chair elect, Helen Tucker from ThermoFisher.
As well as the formal business of the day we are delighted to welcome guest speakers, George Freeman MP, BEIS Minister for Innovation, Jack Attard from the Medtech Directorate at DHSC and Rosie Richards from the NHS Confederation The meeting also provides opportunities to meet with other colleagues from BIVDA member companies as well as number of our external stakeholders in an informal environment over coffee and lunch.
We also have Dr David Gaze and his colleagues coming from the University of Westminster with a presence in the refreshment area to talk to members about opportunities for industry placements with their life Science School Students. The University is focussing not just on their undergraduate studies but also ensuring they are developing students to be ready to contribute to future employers with a broader skill set.
On behalf of the Executive Board and the Secretariat, I would like to thank you for your continued support and involvement in BIVDA and its activities, and I look forward to seeing you on the 24 March.
If you wish to attend please would you follow this link to our Eventbrite page as soon as possible to register your place here.