Insight Center: Events & Webinars

David S. Smith to Present at World Stem Cell Summit - December 3-5, 2012


Pepper attorney David S. Smith will be a presenter at the World Stem Cell Summit to be held December 3-5, 2012 in West Palm Beach, FL. The event will feature more than 150 renowned international speakers and 65 hours of in-depth programming. The interdisciplinary agenda is designed to explore the field’s most pressing topics with four tracks:

  • research
  • translation and regulation
  • commercialization and reimbursements
  • advocacy/consumer safety.
Panels will address advancing treatments for specific diseases and conditions including: cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, spinal cord injury, paralysis, multiple sclerosis, ALS, Parkinson's, eye diseases and others.

Mr. Smith will speak on licensing issues at a session on “The Shifting Landscape of Intellectual Property Law and Its Impact on the Future of Regenerative Medicine” on December 3. He will serve as moderator and speak on regulatory issues at a session on “Emerging Legal Issues for Cell Therapies” on December 4.

For more information, visit www.worldstemcellsummit.com.