Inauguration of the 18th BioAsia Convention by Mr. KT Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Industries & Commerce, Government of Telangana; and Presentation of Genome Valley Excellence Award to Bharat Biotech International Ltd.
(22 Feb '21, 11:00 – 11:45 Hrs)

Keynote Address: Dr. Peter Marks, Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), FDA; and Panel Discussion: "Virtually connected healthcare" - Preparing for the new realities
(22 Feb '21, 15:30 to 16:00 hrs, and 16:00 – 16:55 Hrs)

Panel Discussion: "Immunizing the world" - India’s current position and future potential
(22 Feb '21, 17:00 - 17:55 Hrs)

Special Address: Dr. Trevor Mundel, President (Global Health), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; and Panel Discussion on "COVID-19 – Hits\misses and hidden pandemic"
(22 Feb '21, 18:00 - 19:10 Hrs)

Keynote Address: Mr. Sanat Chattopadhyay, Executive Vice President & President, Merck Manufacturing Division
(23 Feb '21, 10:45 – 11:00 Hrs)

Panel Discussion: "De-risking supply chains / Building resilient supply chain" - Self-reliance to becoming preferred suppliers
(23 Feb '21, 11:00 to 11:55 hrs)

Special Address: "Insights on medical supply chain vulnerabilities" by Mr. Ronald Piervincenzi, CEO, United States Pharmacopeia
(23 Feb '21, 12:00 to 12:10 hrs)

Panel Discussion: "Medical Technologies – The next big opportunity for India "
(23 Feb '21, 12:10 to 13:30 hrs)

Keynote Address: "Creating unicorns" by Mr. George Bickerstaff, Co-founder and Managing Director, M.M. Dillon & Co., Former CFO, Novartis; and Dr. Jo Bury, CEO, VIB
(23 Feb '21, 13:30 to 13:50 hrs)

#Charcha2021: Healthcare to ‘Hit Refresh’ - Fireside Chat between Mr. Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft and Mr. KT Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Industries & Commerce, Government of Telangana
(23 Feb '21 14:40 to 15:00 hrs)

CEO Conclave: Pursuit of Innovation - From 'Pharmacy of the World' to 'Global Life Sciences innovation hub
(23 Feb '21, 15:00 to 16:00 hrs)

"Reimagining R&D post COVID – Collaboration, Data and Repurposing": Coffee Table Conversation by Dr. Andrew Plump, President R&D, Takeda & Dr. Lutz Hegemann, Group Head of Corporate Affairs and Global Health, Novartis
(23 Feb '21, 16:05 to 16:45 hrs)

Closing Remarks by Mr. Jayesh Ranjan IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce Dept., Government of Telangana; and Presentation of Dr. B.S. Bajaj Memorial FABA Award to Dr. Balram Bhargava, Secretary to Government of India, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare & Director-General, Indian Council of Medical Research
(23 Feb '21, 16:45 to 17:00 hrs)