By WRAL Tech Wire

RALEIGH, N.C. – The annual Biotech/Life Science Conference hosted by CED later this month unites the southeast life science community to celebrate one of the industry’s most dynamic regions.

This two-day conference on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 at the Raleigh Convention Center includes world-class speakers, a variety of panels on industry topics and trends, and networking opportunities with life science leaders.

Join industry executives, including the region’s most innovative entrepreneurs, major pharmaceutical companies, research leaders, policymakers and nationally-prominent investors.

Featured speakers include Governor Bev Perdue; Deirdre P. Connelly, president of North America Pharmaceuticals at GlaxoSmithKline; Robert Cascella, president and CEO of Hologic; North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell; David P. King, chairman and CEO of LabCorp; U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, and many others.

The conference also includes exclusive access to deal makers and industry experts to explore ways to improve you business and your bottom line. Also, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in interactive panel discussions focusing on topics ranging from navigating the regulatory environment and negotiating/managing strategic alliances to understanding personalized medicine the co-development of drugs and companion diagnostics and much more.

Pre-registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday. Space is limited.

Get the latest news alerts: Follow LTW at Twitter.