BASEL LIFE presenting a first class line up of Scientists
Published on 8/31/2018 by Edith Thalmann
BASEL LIFE, Europe’s leading Life Sciences Congress, is outdoing itself with its second edition. Visitors can expect an action packed four-day programme focused on the Life Sciences. Only in its second edition, BASEL LIFE is quickly establishing itself as the premier meet up for Europe’s top notch researchers as well as young talents. From 11 – 14 September 2018, come join the cream of the crop in Life Sciences at the Congress Centre Basel, including the Norwegian Neuroscientists and Nobel Prize Winner May-Britt Moser.
The Congress is organised by the European Association for Life Sciences and the European Molecular Biology Organisation with a genius concept. BASEL LIFE is based on 4 pillars: Scientific Congress, Innovation Forum, Exhibition, and Job Fair. The combination of science, technology as well as business and networking opportunities encompasses the needs of the Life Sciences sector. As a host city, Basel is ideal due its established market for the Life Sciences.
EMBO Congress: All About Molecules
This year the EMBO Congress is dedicated to “Molecules in Biology and Medicine”. The programme is proud to present amongst many well-known speakers, the Nobel Prize Winner May-Britt Moser and Cancer Expert Jeffrey Engelmann as keynote speakers. EMBO is also lucky to count Louis- Jeantet Prize Winner Christer Betsholtz and Antonio Lanzavecchia as speakers. To top this all of, the opening event held at the Kunstmuseum Basel will present a fascinating lecture “Art & Science Dialog” with Michael N. Hall of the University Basel and architect, Jacques Herzog of Herzog & Meuron.
Female Empowerment at the Innovation Forums
130 Speakers, 11 Forums, over 100 Talks, and a large selection of Poster presentations build the core base of Innovation Forum. The set up guarantees information and innovations directly from the innovators and scientists.
This year includes an exciting addition, “Women in Science”. This new forum strives to encourage and empower FeMale collaboration to promote cutting-edge research as discussed by an inspiring set of researchers and scientists.
A small sneak preview: Future of personalised healthcare and what this means for women’s health by Estelle Vester-Blokland (Roche, Basel) as well as talks by Bettina Bosch (University of Geneva) and Jane Griffith (Johnson & Johnson, Basel) round off a well selected programme.
MipTec Exhibition: Presenting MipTec Stage
The well-known MipTec Exhibition presents 60 international Exhibitors in a showcase of innovation at its best. In the spirit of innovation, this year’s exhibition presents as its heart: the MipTec Stage.
Located in the centre of the exhibition and surrounded by the Meeting Area, action is key. The MipTec Stage will play host to the EMBO Flash Talks as well as the ceremonies for the Product Innovation Award and Best Poster Award. If this is not reason, enough to drop by the MipTec Stage, then join for the BASEL LIFE Networking Event held on September 12, 2018 from 17.00 – 19.00. It promises to be a wonderful opportunity for MipTec Visitors, EMBO Congress delegates and Speakers to mix and mingle in a relaxed atmosphere.
European Job Fair: Stepping stone to the job market
This one day only Job Fair on September 12, 2018 designed to highlight the diverse job opportunities in the Life Sciences sector. A large selection of companies and institutions will be
present to answer questions and introduce themselves to young professionals. If you are a talented scientist with a PHD or PostDoc or a researcher with first working experience- this is the event for you.
DayOne is an initiative by BaselArea.swiss in collaboration with the Canton Basel city.
This annual conference is a unique mix of influential speakers, healthcare innovators, patients, and start-ups discussing the future of health care. Topics of discussion include: “Designing the Future of Healthcare- Patients included!”.
DayONE is an official associate event of BASEL LIFE. Everyone is warmly invited to attend the Joint Welcome Apéro on September 11 from 17.00 in the Congress Centre Basel. No entrance fee, but registration is required (limited spaces available). More information is available on the Website.
Simplify Networking with the new APP
Introducing the BASEL LIFE App as the only tool you need for a wonderful congress experience.
Easily browse the scientific programme, and develop your personalised congress schedule. Keeping in touch with colleagues, speakers and other participants has never been easier than with the chat function. The app BASEL LIFE 2018 is available for free download from the APP Store and Google Play at the beginning of September.