Solomon is one of many key industry leaders to speak at an event on June 5th in Wakefield

WAKEFIELD, MA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) will hold its 7th Annual Technology Trade and Investment Conference on Monday, June 5, at the Sheraton Colonial Hotel and Golf Club, Wakefield, Massachusetts.

The forum, entitled “Cross-Border Successes and Opportunities,” will bring together over 100 leading U.S. and Canadian biotech, life sciences and information technology leaders to discuss growing trade, partnering, and investment opportunities between New England and Canada and how companies can capitalize on such opportunities.

Keynote speaker: Bob Solomon, Vice President, EMC Corporation.

Panelists: Irene Abrams, MIT Technology Licensing Office, Ron Kelly, CEO, Medicalis Corporation, Dr. Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, CEO, Variation Biotechnologies Inc., Dr. Bruce M. Pratt, Vice President, Genzyme Corporation, Leonard M. Gold, Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP., Steve Gilman, CEO, ActivBiotics Inc., Paul Raymond, Senior Vice President, CGI Inc., Bernhardt Zeisig, Partner, VIMAC Ventures, Sam A. Mawn-Mahlau, Partner, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP., and Michael Cunningham, CEO, Harvard Computing Group.

Among the topics that the conference will address are:

    * Emerging trends, developments and growth opportunities in the knowledge-based goods and services sector (biotech, life sciences, pharma and IT).

    * Business strategies and critical success factors for effective cross-border trade, investment, partnering and financing.

    * Financial and other resources and incentives available to assist companies in structuring and executing a successful cross-border business strategy.

Information about the conference is available on the NECBC web site at

News issued by: New England-Canada Business Council

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Original Story ID: (1687) :: 2006-05-0531-003

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News Source: New England-Canada Business Council