June 20-22, 2023
London / New York Life Sciences Study Tour

June 20-22, 2023
New York – various locations
Day Pass: $175 / Full 3-Day Pass: $500


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Agenda: Tuesday, 20 June

As we introduced the life science landscapes of New York City (NYC) and London (LON). Our esteemed panelists provided valuable insights into investment opportunities, strategic growth, and economic development.

8:00 AM: Light Breakfast at The Cure-345 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010 (Midtown East)

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM: Panel Discussion

  • Speakers / NYC
    • Susan Rosenthal, Senior Vice President, Life Sciences and Healthcare, New York City Economic Development Corporation (Confirmed)
    • Paul Wilhelms, Senior Associate, Gensler (Confirmed)
    • Parker Sheedy, Director of International Affairs and Strategic Growth, New York City Economic Development (Confirmed)
    • Nancy J Kelley, President & CEO, Nancy J Kelley + Associates, Founding Member, Builds Bio+ Confirmed)
    • John Cahill, Senior Vice President, JLL (Confirmed)
    • David Stockel, Senior Vice President, CBRE (Confirmed)
  • Speakers / London
    • Bennett John, Senior Capital Investment Officer, Department for Business and Trade, London (Confirmed)

10:00 AM: Travel to site visit  

10:30 AM: Tour of Innolabs – 45-18 Ct Square W, Long Island City, NY 11101

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Panel Discussion

Speakers: 
    • Ed Jaram, Senior Director, King Street Properties (Confirmed)
    • Tenant Companies (TBD)
    • Laura Rothrock, President of the Long Island City Partnership & Executive Director of the Long Island City BID (Invited)
    • Longfellow, The Hatch (TBD)

12:30 PM: Light Lunch & Networking  

2:30 PM: Depart for Site Walking Tour 

3:00 PM: Site Walking Tour

  • SPARC Kips Bay – East 25th Street and First Avenue
  • 455 First Ave – located between 26th and 27th streets
  • NYU Science Building – Academic/ Government support theme – 435 E 30th St, New York, NY 10016

6:00 PM: Informal Drinks + Dinner Plans (On Your Own)


Agenda: Wednesday, 21 June

This engaging session focused on exploring the latest advancements, challenges, and opportunities within the research and development landscape by bringing together industry leaders, experts, and key stakeholders in the life science sector.

8:00 AM: Breakfast at hotel (FOR LONDON PARTICIPANTS)

9:00 AM: Travel to Taystee Building, Manhattanville Factory District – 450 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027

9:45 AM Site Tour: Manhattanville Factory District

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Panel Discussion

Speakers: 
  • Scott Metzner, Principal, The Janus Property Company (Confirmed)
  • Jerry Salama, Principal, The Janus Property Company (Confirmed)
  • Chrisha Nario, Co-Founder, Harlem Biospace (Confirmed)
  • Brian Aronne, Vice President Project Executive, Hunter Roberts Construction Group. Project Lead, Mount Sinai (Confirmed)
  • Andrew Wooten, Founder & Managing Director, The City College of New York (Confirmed)
  • CUNY (TBD)    

12:00 – 1:45 PM: Light Lunch & Networking  

1:45 PM: Depart for Hudson Research Center – 619 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Site Tour: Hudson Research Center

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Panel Discussion
Hudson Research Centre/ 125 West End Avenue

Speakers: 
  • Matt Weir, President, Elevate Research Properties (Invited)
  • Matthew Malone, Senior Vice President of Life Science, Elevate Research Properties (Confirmed)
  • Jonathan Schifrin, Senior Vice President, CBRE (Confirmed)
  • Tenant Companies (TBD)

4:00 PM: Snack – Afternoon pick me up, coffee and cookies

6:00 PM: Informal Drinks + Dinner (On Your Own)


Agenda: Thursday, 22 June

The wrap-up session covered vital topics including government initiatives, social infrastructure sustainability, university research, start-up support, workforce development, and balancing rents with specifications. Attendees gained valuable insights from industry experts as they explore these critical areas shaping the future of the life science sector.

8:00 AM: Breakfast at hotel (FOR LONDON PARTICIPANTS)

9:00 AM: Travel to Ennead Architects – 1 World Trade Center, 40th Floor

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Panel Discussion

Speakers / NYC:
    • Peter Schubert, Partner, Ennead Architects (Confirmed)
    • Kyle Kaniecki, Phd, VP of Life Sciences and Healthcare, NYC EDC (Confirmed)
    • Mitchel Simpler, Partner Emeritus, JB&B (Confirmed)
    • John Pennett, Partner in charge of Technology and Life Science practice, EisnerAmper (Confirmed)
Speakers / London:
  • Ryan Matenchuk, Managing Director, Galileo Labs (Confirmed)

10:45 AM: Conclusion – Next Steps

11:45 AM: Light Snacks & Networking