2021 Fall Senior Executive Conference
One of ALDA’s semi-annual meetings directed to presidents, CEOs, COOs and senior executives, the Conference will be held on October 3-5 in Laguna Beach, California.
ALDA is committed to providing a welcoming conference environment for all attendees and is focused on promoting diversity and inclusion at our events.
We encourage our executive membership and attendees to consider extending invitations to other executives who are rising stars within your organization who demonstrate exceptional potential for an expanded executive leadership role in your company and our industry, especially those who are underrepresented minorities or females.
October 3-5, 2021
The Montage at Laguna Beach
The Proteomics Evolution: What’s New & What’s Next
Sunday, October 3:
6:00-9:00 PM Opening Reception & Dinner
Former FBI hostage negotiator
Co-author of the book “Never Split the Difference”
Monday, October 4:
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM General Sessions
Next-gen Proteomics: Outlook and Opportunities in a Massive Market
Presented by Puneet Souda
Senior Research Analyst at SVB Leerink covering Life Science Tools and Diagnostics
The Latest in Proteomics Applications & Forward-looking Research
Presented by Jennifer van Eyk, PhD, Cedars Sinai
Director, Advanced Clinical Biosystems Institute in the Department of Biomedical Sciences — Erika J. Glazer Chair in Women’s Heart Health
Director, Basic Science Research in the Women’s Heart Center; Professor, Medicine and Professor, Biomedical Sciences
12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM to 4:15 PM General Sessions
Proteomics 3.0, machine learning, and the singularity
Presented by John Yates III, PhD, Scripps Research
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Proteome Research
CEO Roundtable from Dynamic Proteomics Companies
Omid Farokhzad, CEO and Chairman, Seer, Inc.
Jon Heimer, CEO, Olink
Sujal Patel, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Nautilus Biotechnology
Roy Smythe, CEO, SomaLogic
Moderator: Alex Vadas, Managing Director & Partner, Biopharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, L.E.K. Consulting
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Reception & Dinner
Tuesday, October 5
8:00 to 9:30 AM General Session
Closing Keynote Speaker: A Conversation with Michael Lewis
Presented by Michael Lewis, best-selling author of modern classics including “Moneyball”, “The Blind Side”, “The Big Short”, “Liar’s Poker” and, most recently, “The Premonition: A Pandemic Story”
Contact Carol Starke for registration details (firstname.lastname@example.org). Attendance at this and other ALDA events is for ALDA members. Contact Kerrie Peterson (email@example.com) for membership information and how to join ALDA.
First, all attendees must be vaccinated. Second, all attendees must pass an onsite Rapid PCR test to gain entrance to the event.
By attending the conference, you are agreeing to these guidelines. We recognize these precautions are not 100% fail-safe, but we are doing everything we can to provide a safe and engaging environment while respecting the individual accountability and professionalism of our attendees. These measures will ensure a comfort level that will allow attendees—if they so choose—to participate in the conference without wearing a mask and without implementing strict distancing guidelines. We feel this enables us to deliver a meeting on par with the high standards ALDA has set for our events.
**The health and safety of our members and attendees has been and will continue to be our top priority. We will continue to monitor and work with The Montage Resort to make sure protocols are in place at the hotel to execute a safe event, as well as monitor and make you aware of any travel requirements needed to attend the event in-person, especially for those traveling from Europe or other international locations.
Click HERE for information on The Montage’s Health and Safety Protocols.
Click HERE for CDC information on traveling internationally.