The Biopharmaceutical Gathering Is Back in Québec City from October 3rd to 5th, 1,200 Participants Expected



    QUEBEC, Sept. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian-wide symposium on the
Bio-Contact Québec 2007 biopharmaceutical partnership will gather more than
1,200 participants in the Château Frontenac on October 3rd to 5th.
    "For three days, more than 150 major financing, investment and
biopharmaceutical companies from Canada, the United States, Asia and Europe
will participate in a series of conferences and one-on-one sessions" mentioned
Mr. Martin Godbout, president of Génome Canada and head of the event
organization.
    This gathering will also provide an opportunity for representatives from
the presenting companies and their strategic partners to exhibit their latest
research and on-going projects, in sectors of activities and disciplines such
as: cancer, cardiology, endocrinology/metabolism, genomics/proteomics,
neurobiology, immunology/infectiology, medical technologies, services and
others.

    Renowned lecturers expected for the 2007 edition

    For its opening conference, BioContact Québec 2007 is proud to announce
the presence of Mr. Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National
Human Genome Research Institute - Doctor Collins will be present on Wednesday
October 3rd at 12 p.m. in the ballroom of the Château Frontenac. Furthermore,
the symposium will also welcome Mr. Tom Finn, president of Procter & Gamble,
as guest speaker for the luncheon on Thursday October 4th. The title of his
conference is "Focus on the Golden Anniversary, not just the wedding". And
finally, Mr. Simon Gill, of RBC Capital Markets, will conclude this three-day
meeting with an analysis of the North-American market, on Friday October 5th,
at 1:30 p.m.

    Required media accreditation

    To participate in the 14th edition of BioContact Québec 2007 as MEDIA,
the journalists must send their accreditation request to the following
address: media@biocontact.qc.ca
    Your request must indicate your media co-ordinates, the name of your
assignment editor, as well as the dates of your assignment to the event.

    For the complete program of the event, please visit www.biocontact.qc.ca




For further information:

For further information: Hélène Turcotte, media room co-ordinator,
BioContact Québec 2007, (418) 694-6268, media@biocontact.qc.ca

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