Past Events

BioPolicy Summit 2017

October 16, 2017
Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF

The 2016 BioPolicy Summit

February 9, 2016
The Knight Conference Center, The Newseum

The 2016 Summit—Research Reproducibility: Innovative Solutions to Drive Quality—welcomed premiere life science thought leaders as speakers and panelists. We were joined in the conversation by top scientists and policy makers from NIH, science societies, foundations, journals and industry, and GBSI’s challenge to the bio-research community, Reproducibility2020 was introduced.

Antibody Validation: Standards, Policies, and Practices

September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016
Asilomar Conference Grounds

The Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) in conjunction with The Antibody Society brought together key stakeholders from academia, antibody producers, pharma, funders, and journals to share perspectives and contribute to tangible solutions for validating antibodies.

2014 BioPolicy Summit

November 13, 2014
The Newseum

Our 2014 inaugural Summit focused on cancer research by recognizing the transformative impact cell authentication can have in improving cancer study replication. We shared key recommendations developed by GBSI’s Cancer Cell Authentication and Standards Task Force, including the role public and private funders can have on improving the quality and efficacy of research.

2013 Biotechnology & Standards Conference with the MIT Center for Biomedical Information

October 1, 2013
the Media Lab on the campus of MIT in Cambridge

This unique, 1-day conference took place on October 1st at the Media Lab on the campus of MIT in Cambridge. The 2013 Biotechnology & Standards Conference–The Prospects for a Life Sciences Standards Revolution, brought together over 80 academic biologists, biopharma executives, economists, legal and standards experts, and policymakers.

Dr. Freedman’s Speaking Engagements

ORS 46th International Workshop:  Musculoskeletal Biology
August 7-10, 2016, Sun Valley Idaho

International Regenerative Medicine Conference
June 23-25, 2016 Freeport, Grand Bahama

Best Practices of Biomedical Research: Improving Reproducibility and Transparency of Preclinical Research
June 9-10, 2016 Bethesda, MD

Biomedicum Seminar
May 9-10, 2016 Helsinki, Finland

ABRF Conference: Innovative Technologies Accelerating Discovery
February 20-23, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Professional & Scholarly Publishing 2016 Annual Conference
February 3-5, 2016 in Washington, DC

Antibody Engineering & Thereputics 2015 (IBC LifeSciences)
December 7-10, 2015 in San Diego, CA

Partnering for Cures 2015 (FasterCures)
11/01/15 in New York, NY

AAM Data Reproducibility Colloquium (American Academy of Microbiology of the American Society of Microbiology)
10/14/15 in Washington, DC

PCF 2015 Science Retreat (Prostate Cancer Foundation)
10/8/15 in Washington, DC

FASEB Reproducibility Meeting
10/7/15 in Bethesda, MD

FASEB Science Policy Meeting (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology)
5/31/15 in Arlington, VA

ISCT 2015 (International Society for Cellular Therapy)
5/27/15 in Las Vegas, NV

Cell Line Development & Engineering Conference
5/18/15 in San Francisco, CA

ISBER 2015 (International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories)
5/7/15 in Phoenix, AZ

AACR 2015 (American Association for Cancer Research)
4/18/15 in Philadelphia, PA

ASPET 2015 (American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
3/29/15 in Boston, MA

3/9/15 in Arlington, VA

SLAS 2015 (Society of Laboratory Automation)
2/7/15 in Washington, DC

BITC event on Cell Culture
2/3/15 in San Francisco, CA