15th – 16th October 2019

Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

Pre-Conference day 14 October

Pre-Conference day 14 October

Join us on a tour of GE's new cell and gene therapy lab facility...

This Asian Centre of Excellence has Fast Trak manufacturing for cells and biologics, integrated automation and data platform capabilities and is capable of supporting projects from clinical through to commercial phases.  Join us for this free day packed full of insights for those looking to launch projects, or seek partners in China.

Spaces are limited, if you’d like to attend please RSVP to


1:00          Coaches depart from Kerry Hotel Pudong
Please gather in the Kerry Hotel Lobby (Places are limited – please confirm participation beforehand)

1:30          Introduction to GE’s FastTrak capabilities

1:45          Tour of Shanghai cell and gene therapy lab

2:30          Lunch & Learn workshop: Conducting business in China
Presented by Chris Miller, Manager, Business Advisory Services, US-China Business Council

Part I: Work culture – Email, WeChat, hierarchy, attire
Part II: Government – Structure, legal system, policy
Part III: Resources - Resources for learning more about China trade, commerce economy, politics and society: think tanks, associations and media companies.
Part IV: Working together – Joint ventures, IP & contracts 
Part V: Findings from USCBC’s most recent member survey -  findings from the USCBC member survey about what is concerning foreign businesses have on the ground in China.

3:30          Accessing Japan: The JSRM database
Kyosuké Mano, Secretary General, Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine

3:50          Cell & gene therapy bio-manufacturing – A SWOT analysis of CDMO market demand and future capacity
Jane Andrews, PhD, CEO, Cell Bridge Strategies, LLC