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September 22, 2020
Westin Boston Waterfront,
Boston, MA

Leverage insight from real-life BD experiences as you analyze the most relevant deals in Biotech

An invitation-only, off-the-record forum that brings together senior-level biopharma executives to network and share insights on the business challenges and opportunities impacting the industry. Proudly part of Biotech Week Boston.

Thank you to everyone who participated in Boston BD 2019! Look out for information regarding our 2020 event in the upcoming months.

Discover the value of mentorship

Our Boston BD kick-off panel focused on the true meaning of mentorship and how it can empower executives to achieve success when stepping into the boardroom. 

Our latest video features the following senior-level executives' mentorship perspectives.

  • Thomas de Vlaam, CEO and Founder, Amylon Therapeutics
  • Laurie Glimcher, M.D., President and CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Andy Plump, M.D., Ph.D., President R&D, Takeda
  • Paula Soteropoulos, President and CEO, Akcea Therapeutics
  • Edward Kaye, M.D., CEO, Stoke Therapeutics

Rising Stars

Our Rising Star initiative was designed to identify and recognize up-and-coming biopharma movers and shakers who are making strides towards transforming the biotech landscape for the future. Our aim is to bring fresh ideas and new perspectives to our events while providing the Rising Star exclusive access to network with veteran industry pioneers. 

This year's Boston BD Rising Stars are Shakti Narayan, newly appointed CEO of Accent Therapeutics, and Khatija Ali, CEO of BioSapien. Congratulations!

New Name. New Direction.

Boston Biotech Conferences is now LeadingBiotech

Boston Biotech Conferences is moving in a new direction, including a new name! We’re working hard to create a more valuable experience for our intimate community of senior-level industry leaders through: ✓ Re-energized CEO events ✓ New leadership roles ✓ New format & pricing

2019 Steering Committee

Meet the Boston BD Steering Committee, a distinguished group of industry thought leaders whose insights have helped shape our program into one that brings the most relevant players in business development to the table.