You are cordially invited to the 1st Entrepreneurship Seminar hosted by Sino-American Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Professionals Association, Orange County and Los Angeles Chapter（SABPA OC/LA, www.sabpa.org）. Our distinguished speech guest, Dr. Fan-gang Zeng（曾凡钢）, co-founder of Nurotron Biotechnology（http://en.nurotron.com）, will share his real-life experiences in starting up a medical device company. His successful story will provide insight on how to bring US technology to China market. In addition, it would be your great opportunity that should not be missed to network with local biomedical & pharmaceutical professional friends in OC/LA area. Looking forward to seeing you at the seminar.
SABPA OC/LA, the most well-known Chinese American Biomedical & Pharmaceutical professional networking association in Southern California（www.sabpa.org）.
9:30 am to 12:00 pm, Saturday, September 15, 2012
Moore Building 070, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Please RSVP at your earliest convenience with your name, affiliation and whether you want to carpool via firstname.lastname@example.org by September 12, Wednesday, since only 50 seats are available; Seats are confirmed on first-registration, first-served basis.
Free attendance. Free parking. Refreshments and soft drinks will be served.
- 9:30AM - 10:00AM - Registration & Networking
- 10:00AM - 10:45AM - Speech by Dr. Fan-gang Zeng
- 10:45AM - 11:30AM - Formal Social and Q&A Discussion
- 11:30AM – 12:00PM - Free networking
Dr. Fan-gang Zeng（曾凡钢） is the director of the Center for Hearing Research, the research director of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and a tenured professor of anatomy and neurobiology, biomedical engineering, cognitive sciences and otolaryngology at the University of California, Irvine. He received his bachelor degree of science from the University of Science and Technology of China, and a doctorate from Syracuse University. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, 20 book chapters, two books, and holds 10 U.S. patents. Dr. Zeng is renowned for his achievements in treatment of hearing disorder, unraveling brain mechanisms in loudness coding and speech recognition. In 2006 Dr. Zeng co-founded Nurotron Biotechnology with headquarter and manufacturing workshop at Hangzhou, China, and R&D center at Irvine. He led the R&D and developed cochlear implant device for severe hearing loss patient, with innovative sound processing technology for Chinese patients. In 2011, Nurotron 26 electrode cochlear implant was approved by Chinese SFDA and launched in Chinese market. This has been listed in Chinese National Science & Technology Pillar Program during the twelfth “Five-year Plan” period. Dr. Zeng has helped raise $50 million for five medical device companies in both the United States and China, and served on the Advisory Board.
Direction & Parking：
Use '300 S Chester Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106' as your GPS navigator address. Use the main entrance to enter Moore Building. Parking lots #9, 10, & 11 are right next to the building on the west and north side. Please call（626）616-6763 if you need any help regarding direction, parking.