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Effective Mentoring - NSW

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FB Rice

44 Market Street

#23

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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Senior industry leaders in the medtech-pharma sector discuss the art of mentoring and share their experience. This panel event will be moderated by Jenny Petering and will be an evening of open discussion with other IMNIS mentors about the challenges and rewards of mentoring. Hear how experienced mentors, including Brad Walsh, Nadia Levin and Geoff Symonds have overcome hurdles, motivated their mentees and adapted their approach to establish successful mentor-mentee partnerships. This will also be an opportunity for current IMNIS mentors to connect and share tips and tricks they’ve used as well as raise and discuss any particular issues they’ve faced in their IMNIS mentoring relationship.

The panel event will run from 5.30-7.30pm, this includes panel discussions, Q&A and networking drinks and nibbles. This is an IMNIS mentor only event.

Moderator

Jenny Petering is a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney, with extensive experience in managing international patent portfolios in the biotechnology space, including strategic planning, due diligence, infringement and patentability advice, and coordinating opposition proceedings. A partner with FB Rice for 15 years, Jenny is now Of Counsel with the firm and actively involved in pursuing external activities supporting the advancement of the biotechnology industry. Jenny frequently present seminars and speaks on panels around the world on various patent and intellectual property strategy topics and is a Senior Fellow in the Melbourne Law Masters program at Melbourne University.

Panellists

Brad Walsh is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Minomic International Ltd, an Australian immuno-oncology company that has developed an in vitro diagnostic test for the early detection of prostate cancer. Brad has been associated with proteome technology since its inception and has a PhD in protein chemistry and 30 years experience in the field of biotechnology. Brad has developed skills in capitalising on new opportunities, project development and management, as well as the technical and financial aspects of running biotechnology companies

Nadia Levin is CEO and Managing Director at Research Australia. Her career has spanned across a number of complex and highly regulated environments, often those subject to high public scrutiny. Previously, Nadia was a senior executive at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation. She held the position of General Manager across a portfolio that included Government, International and External Relations. Nadia successfully integrated these functions to drive greater responsiveness of the opportunities and challenges faced by a multi disciplinary research organisation in both a local and international setting.

Geoff Symonds is Head of Scientific Affairs and Collaborations at Callimune Inc. and focuses on the future applications of the therapy and technologies that can partner with the constructs being developed. Before joining Calimmune Geoff worked for 16 years at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and was Senior Research Director and Global Product Leader, HIV Gene Therapy at J&J Research working on basic and clinical research in the area of cell-delivered gene therapy for HIV. Dr Symonds has published widely and has served on and continues to serve on various government and institutional committees.



  • Nadia Levin

    Nadia Levin

    Research Australia

    CEO & Managing Director

  • Jenny Petering

    Jenny Petering

    FB Rice

    Patent Attorney

  • Geoff Symonds

    Geoff Symonds

    Callimune Inc

    Head of Scientific Affairs and Collaborations

  • Brad Walsh

    Brad Walsh

    Minomic International Ltd

    CEO


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FB Rice

44 Market Street

#23

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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