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The PEGS Boston Summit brings together leading experts at the forefront of biologics innovation, providing insights into the latest technologies, research, and advancements in drug development, protein and antibody engineering, immunotherapy, immunogenicity, expression platforms, multispecific antibodies, machine learning and AI in biologics, and more.

Join us at the PEGS Boston Summit, where connections are nurtured, ideas converge, and opportunities unfold. Elevate your conference experience by seizing the chance to connect in a space designed for collaboration and shared exploration.

Scheduled Networking Events Include:

Be sure to check back for additional details.

Monday, May 13

6:05 - 7:30 PM: Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Session 1 Poster Voting

7:00 - 7:30 PM: Young Scientist Meet Up: IN-PERSON ONLY (Exhibit Hall)

The Young Scientist Meet Up is an opportunity to get to know and network with mentors of the PEGS Summit community. This session aims to inspire the next generation of young scientists by giving direct access to established leaders in the field.

Iris Goldman, Production, Cambridge Innovation Institute
Julie Sullivan, Production, Cambridge Innovation Institute

Orhi Esarte Palomero, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology, Northwestern University
Alexandros Karyolaimos, PhD, Researcher, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Stockholm University
Shakiba Nikfarjam, PhD, Postdoc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Tuesday, May 14

9:00 - 10:00 AM: Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall with Session 1 Poster Voting

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Celebrating 20 Years in the Exhibit Hall with Session 1 Poster Voting

11:45 AM: Session 1 Poster Award Winner Announced (Exhibit Hall)

4:30 - 5:10 PM: Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall with Session 2 Poster Voting

Wednesday, May 15

10:30 - 11:10 AM: Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall with Session 2 Poster Voting

4:40 - 5:10 PM: Speed Networking: IN-PERSON ONLY (Exhibit Hall)

Bring yourself, your business cards or e-cards, and be prepared to share and summarize the key elements of your research in a minute. We will provide a location, timer, and fellow attendees to facilitate the introductions.

4:30 - 5:10 PM: Ice Cream Break in the Exhibit Hall with Session 2 Poster Voting

4:45 PM: Session 2 Poster Award Winner Announced (Exhibit Hall)

6:10 - 7:30 PM: Cheers to 20 Years Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing

7:15 - 7:45 PM: Creating and Fostering a Productive and Effective Mentor-Mentee Relationship: IN-PERSON ONLY (Marquee Room) 

This meet-up is designed for senior scientists that are interested in becoming a mentor for junior scientists. Over casual roundtable conversation in the Marquee Room, we will discuss what it takes to be a mentor, finding the right match, establishing safety and confidentiality, time commitment/frequency of meetings and remote vs in-person. After the roundtables, we will move the conversation to Crescendo Lobby Bar for networking and social time. 


Deborah Moore-Lai, PhD, VP, Protein Development Platform, Abcam
Carter A. Mitchell, PhD, CSO, Purification & Expression, Kemp Proteins, LLC

Thursday, May 16

7:30 - 8:30 AM: PANEL DISCUSSION: Fostering Mentorship and Company Culture for the Advancement of Gender Equity (Momentum AB Room)
Continental Breakfast Provided
(Co-Organized with Thinkubator Media)

Advancing gender equity in the workplace is an effort that requires mentorship, shifts in company culture, and investment from all levels of an organization. Join us for a robust and insightful conversation on how companies can foster quality mentorship, create team-based success models, develop meaningful and measurable commitments to DEI, and how this important work can greatly benefit an organization and its goals. 

Panel Moderator:
Lori Lennon, Founder & CEO, Thinkubator Media

Tom Browne, Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, MassBio

Sheila Phicil, Equity Architect, Director of Innovation, Health Equity Accelerator, Boston Medical Center (BMC)

Nicole Renaud, PhD, Director, Global Co-Lead of Human Genetics and Targets, Discovery Science, Biomedical Research, Novartis

Kerry Robert, Senior Vice President, Head of People & Culture, Entrada Therapeutics

Minmin (Mimi) Yen, PhD, CEO & Co-Founder, PhagePro Inc.

10:50 - 11:50 AM: Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing

11:00 AM: Best of Show Award Winner Announced

11:00 - 11:50 AM: Women in Science Meet Up: IN-PERSON ONLY (Exhibit Hall)

The Women in Science Meet Up celebrates women trailblazers who are setting their own course in science. We invite women and men to come celebrate the successes of these women in breaking down barriers and inspiring future generations of female leaders. Come join fellow scientists and share your personal and professional journey.​

Lori Lennon, Founder & CEO, Thinkubator Media

*Free to attend; sign up in advance on the registration page

12:55 - 2:30 PM: Luncheon in the Exhibit Hall and Last Chance for Poster Viewing

PEGS Boston Summit Exhibit Hall Hours
Subject to change.

Monday, May 13
6:05 pm - 7:30 pm

Tuesday, May 14
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, May 15
10:30 am - 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 16
11:00 am - 2:30 pm


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