OBN Digital: CEO Briefing
'What does the end of the Brexit transition mean for UK Life Sciences?'

Tuesday 15 December, 17:00 - 19:00

OBN Digital: CEO Briefing
‘What does the end of the Brexit transition mean for UK Life Sciences?’
Tuesday 15 December, 17:00 - 19:00


With the transition period terminating at the end of this year, organisations are faced with a changing environment around a whole series of issues including Intellectual Property, recruiting personnel, employment law, regulatory requirements, import/export, and the availability of grant funding.

Whilst some of these apsects are yet to be fully determined, our expert speakers on the day will be digging out their crystal balls and provide a forward-looking view on what we know will change, and what we may expect to see materialise, so firms can be best prepared to manage the transition effectively.


17:00  John Harris - CEO, OBN Welcome & Introduction
17:05  James Tumbridge - Intellectual Property Litigation Partner, Venner Shipley IP - key changes and actions required by UK life sciences companies in regard to IP and company registration
17:20 Victoria Sergeant - CEO, AggioSergeant and Simon Gilmour - Employment Lawyer, Harper James Solicitors
Employment  - the movement of people and the impact on skills/qualifications and salaries that companies should be aware of.
With only a short time till the end of the transition period, Simon will guide attendees through some of the key changes Brexit is bringing to employment law, with some tips on employers can prepare for these changes.

17:35  Carole Pugh - Managing Director, EUDRAC
Regulatory and ethical environment - key changes in the regulatory and ethical environment for drug approvals and the import / export of medicines
17:50  Vincent Seddon - Business Development, TBAT Innovation
EU funding - this has provided UK businesses with access to significant amounts of grant money for innovative R&D projects; how will that be affected?
18:05  Q&A
18:20  Virtual Networking via Remo
19:00  Event Close

About the event:

This session will be run in a live format using Zoom Webinar, with registration open for both OBN Members and Non-Members. 

A live Q&A will follow the keynote presentations and audience members will be encouraged to engage with speakers by sending their questions in during the event.

Virtual networking will take place using Remo after the Zoom Webinar session ends. The platform facilitates fluid, engaging and authentic interaction between attendees, on virtual tables in a conference room. The platform allows you to connect with one another in real-time, without the need to book, by simply clicking on the virtual table of your choice. When you have selected a table, a live video conversation will be launched with the other table participants, allowing you to chat informally, share news and plan follow-up communications accordingly.

OBN Members - Complimentary
Non-Members - £25+VAT

For all event enquiries, please contact: events@obn.org.uk.
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