Lecture Program at the CONTACT2022

Besides the company booths, the CONTACT2022 also offers keynotes on different career paths and perspectives in the field of life sciences. Many of the exhibitioners will present their company in a 15-30 minutes’ talk. Please find an overview of the lectures here. You can find a brief description of our external speakers from Spektrum der Wissenschaft and the Patentanwaltskanzlei Ullrich und Naumann here. All lectures will be held in english, unless indicated otherwise.

Live streaming

The lectures will also be live streamed via Zoom. Please find the links to the streams here.

Lecture Program

Stage 1

9:15-09:30 Welcome by BioContact e.V. and Prof. Dr. Rienk Offringa (DKFZ)
09:30-10:00 DKFZ Career Service | Barbara Janssens Career Paths in the Life Sciences
10:00-10:30 Rentschler | Sabine Lotz  Schreibe Deine Geschichte mit Rentschler Biopharma
10:30-11:00 Bayer | Bärbel Volkmann Be you, be Bayer!
11:00-11:30 Sanofi | Katrin Köhler  Welcome to Sanofi
11:30-12:00 Merck kGaA | Lisa Herge START YOUR JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY
12:00-12:30 McKinsey & Company, Inc. | Martin Ellmers, Tomke Pauly  Warum McKinsey
12:30-13:00 Lonza | Ivonne Marschall  Silicon Valais - HighTech Boom im Herzen der schweizer Alpen
13:00-13:30 Break
13:30-14:00 Abbvie | Alfred Stefan  AbbVies Movement hin zu in-silico Forschung
14:00-14:30 BASF | Dr. David Maurer Bioscience Research & Career at BASF
14:30-15:00 Procter & Gamble | Juan Hernandez P&G - the best place to work at
15:00-15:30 Novo Nordisk | Anneke Janz, Ana Mora Agudo Life-changing careers at Novo Nordisk
15:30-17:00 Paneldiscussion | Abbvie, DewpointX, Eurofins, Lonza, Novo Nordisk, Sciomics, Zamann Work trends - how will the workplace and culture change in the future?


Stage 2

9:30-10:30 Short Talks with Zamann Pharma | Candice Birch An introduction to Pharmuni R-Biopharm | Dr. Anne-Susan Gantzert  Dein Einstieg bei R-Biopharm Patentanwaltskanzlei Ullrich & Naumann | Dr. Jan Erwig Patent attorney – working at the interface of scientific innovation and commercialization Sciomics | Dr. Ronny Schmidt Right in the middle of things - a day in a growing Start-up
10:30-11:00 DewpointX | Dr. Michael Wagner Dewpoint Therapeutics – Condensates Matter
11:00-11:30 ICON plc | tbd Company presentation ICON plc
11:30-12:00 Trinity Life Science | Benjamin Anstett Trinity Life Sciences - Every Decision Impacts a Life.
12:00-12:30 PPD | Michael Wingerter  Careers in Clinical Research from the perspective of a Global CRO
12:30-13:00 Affimed | Sheena Pinto, Christian Breunig Affimed – Untapping the Power of Innate Immunity to Treat Cancer
13:00-13:30 InfectoPharm | Dr. Dominik Vogt, Thu Huyen Nguyen  Ihre Karrieremöglichkeit bei InfectoPharm
13:30-14:00 Gotthardt Healthcare AG | Marco Bleistein Medical Evidence to Action
14:00-14:30 Agap2 | Alexander Pfriem  agap2 - Operative Projekttätigkeit in Pharma, MedTec und BioTec
14:30-15:00 ZS Associate | Falko Graf-Meisner, Nils Niemann, Lucy Carter, Janneke Blisjswijk Scientists in Consulting
15:00-15:30 Spektrum der Wissenschaft | Dr. Frank Schubert Als Wissenschaftsredakteur:in arbeiten
15:30-16:00 Catalent | Anita Ihrig  Karrierestart für Naturwissenschaftler bei Catalent
Talk in German