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PDA West Coast Chapter

Fabio De Martino

President: Fabio De Martino

BioMarin Pharmaceutical,  Inc.

Overview

Letter from the Chapter President

Dear PDA Members,

Thanks for your participation in our meetings and events as attendees, presenters, and sponsors. The West Coast Chapter of the Parenteral Drug Association (WCC PDA) is playing a vital role as the premier organization for the biopharma industry professionals of the San Francisco Bay Area. In December, we completed elections for new officers and members-at-large for the 2020 -2022 Board term.

Please welcome the following new and returning officers:

President: Fabio De Martino
President-elect: Liraz Oechsli
Treasurer: 
Sumaiya Reza  
Secretary:
Paul Andrea
Members-at-Large: Beth Keij, Kate Nelson, Liraz Oechsli, Nick Kapp, Parag Shah, Robert Newell, Steve Dawson, and Lily Vicente.

This active group of volunteers will:

  • Produce engaging chapter activities and networking events for you;
  • Promote the development of our members;
  • Present opportunities to share technical resources;
  • and generate opportunities to collaborate with regulatory agencies in 2020 and 2021.

In addition to these events, we will continue to connect biopharma professionals with our informal Meetup gatherings across the San Francisco Bay Area, as wells as to develop our outreach to students and recent graduates through our SF Bay PDA student chapter.

PDA has helped me to learn and develop as a professional in the biotech and pharma industry. Since attending my first WCC PDA meeting, my scientific and regulatory knowledge has broadened and deepened thanks to the interactions with other members who have provided a meaningful discussion as well as a professional network and support.

I want to acknowledge Steve Dawson, 2017-2018 WCC PDA President, and each past officer for their time, shared expertise and valued friendships.

In closing, I would like to thank you all for your renewed membership in the West Coast Chapter of the Parenteral Drug Association, you are part of something incredible, and we are looking forward to meeting you in person at one of the 2020 WCC PDA events.

Sincerely,

Fabio De Martino
WCC PDA President

WCC PDA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization run by volunteers, and without sponsorship, we would not be able to provide valuable educational and social networking events to our membership. As PDA members, you can connect the chapter with companies that would like to become WCC PDA Sponsors, a unique opportunity for vendor/service companies to strengthen their brand image, increase their visibility, and gain access to leaders of the San Francisco Bay Life-Science Community.

 

Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors

Platinum Annual Sponsor

CAI

Genentech

Govzilla

Merck

Titanium Annual Sponsor

Benchmark Products

BioMarin

Pace Analytical

Veltek

Bronze Annual Sponsor

Analytical Lab Group

Mason-Grey

Unitrans International Logistics

 
 
 

Upcoming Chapter Events

 

PDA Signature Events

 
 

Officers

President

Fabio De Martino

Fabio De Martino
BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc.

President-Elect

Liraz Oechsli

Liraz Oechsli
Microrite, Inc.

Treasurer

Sumaiya Reza

Sumaiya Reza
Slalom Consulting, LLC.

Secretary

Paul Andrea

Paul Andrea
TAF Consulting, LLC

Members-at-Large
Kate Nelson, Dermira, Inc.
Nick Kapp, Skyline College
Parag Shah, Genentech/Roche
Steve Dawson, Genentech/Roche
Industry Advisers

Beth Keij, Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. 
Steve Mendivil, Amgen
Melissa Morandi, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals
Robert Newell, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Peter Rauenbuehler, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Lori Richter, ValSource

Get Involved

We have an active group of volunteers that make great chapter activities happen. We encourage you to become involved in our chapter by attending Chapter Board / Planning Committee meetings that occur before each dinner meeting.

At these meetings we determine our meeting themes, approve speakers, arrange resources and guide the organization to meet member and sponsor needs. These meetings are generally held from 5 to 6 p.m. at Dominic's in South San Francisco. The schedule is listed under our events calendar.

Please contact Fabio De Martino (Chapter President) or any of the board members for more information about Chapter Board / Planning Meetings, and volunteer opportunities.

 

Presentations

 

Sponsorship

Interested in sponsorship opportunities with WCC PDA in 2020?



The PDA West Coast Chapter has been in existence for over 30 years! During this time we have seen our Chapter grow in membership and participation.

Without our volunteers, members and sponsors, we would not be able to provide valuable educational and social networking events to our membership.

Consider participating in our Sponsorship Program, Annual or Single event packages, a unique opportunity to strengthen your brand image, increase your visibility, and gain.

Platinum Sponsor

$7,000

Per Year

  • Your company will receive special recognition as the key sponsor of each WCC PDA dinner
    meeting*. In addition to verbal recognition, your company representative will have 5 minutes
    company intro to promote your product or services
  • Prominent placement of company logo in all electronic and printed event-related material (brochures, event website, event flyer, e-mails, Eventbrite, LinkedIn, Twitter, Meetup, etc.)
  • Dedicated space in the event brochure for company info and service description
  • Logo in each e-blast distribution with website link
  • Exhibit Table* (feel free to bring any promotional material, raffle to collect businesses cards, etc.) at five meetings of your choice
  • Ten complimentary dinner meeting tickets for company guests/representatives for each dinner meeting (offer expires 10 days before each event or when the last-minute rate for an event is in place).
  • Company Logo and website link posted on the PDA website in the WCC PDA Sponsors page for one year
  • Your company will receive special recognition as the key sponsor of the WCC PDA Student Chapter
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Titanium Sponsor

$4,500

Per Year

  • Your company will receive special recognition as the key sponsor of half of the WCC PDA dinner meetings*. In addition to verbal recognition, your company representative will have 5 minutes company intro to promote your product or services
  • Prominent placement of company logo in all electronic and printed event-related material (brochures, event website, e-mails, etc.)
  • Dedicated space in the event brochure for company info and service description
  • Logo in each e-blast distribution with website link
  • Company Logo and website link posted on the PDA website in the WCC PDA Sponsors page
  • Exhibit Table* (feel free to bring any promotional material, raffle to collect businesses cards, etc.)
  • Six complimentary dinner meeting tickets for company guests/representatives (one dinner table) for half of the dinner meetings* (offer expires 10 days before each event or when the last-minute rate is in place)
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Gold Sponsor

$2,600

Single Event

  • Your company will receive special recognition as the key sponsor of the dinner meeting. In addition to verbal recognition, your company representative will give a five - minute company intro at the meeting
  • Prominent placement of company logo in all electronic and printed event-related material (brochures, event website, event flyer, e-mails, Eventbrite, LinkedIn, Twitter, Meetup)
  • Dedicated space in the event brochure for company info and service description
  • Logo in each e-blast distribution with website link
  • Exhibit Table (feel free to bring any promotional material, raffle to collect businesses cards, etc.)
  • Eight complimentary dinner meeting tickets for company guests/representatives (offer expires 10 days before the event or when the last-minute rate is in place)
  • Company Logo and website link posted on the PDA website in the WCC PDA Sponsors pag
  • Your company will receive special recognition as the key sponsor of the WCC PDA Student Chapter
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Silver Sponsor

$1,600

Single Event

  • Your company will receive special recognition as the key sponsor of the dinner meeting. In addition to verbal recognition, your company representative will give a two - minute company intro at the meeting
  • Prominent placement of company logo in all electronic and printed event-related material (brochures, event website, e-mails, etc.)
  • Dedicated space in the event brochure for company information and service description
  • Logo in each e-blast distribution with website link
  • Company Logo and website link posted on the PDA website in the WCC PDA Sponsors page
  • Exhibit Table (feel free to bring any promotional material, raffle to collect businesses cards, etc.)
  • Four complimentary dinner meeting tickets for company guests/representatives (offer expires 10 days before the event or when the last-minute rate is in place)
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Bronze Sponsor

$750

Single Event

  • Prominent placement of company logo in all electronic and printed event-related material (brochures, event website, e-mails, etc.)
  • Dedicated space in the event brochure for company info and service description
  • Logo in each e-blast distribution with website link
  • Exhibit Table (feel free to bring any promotional material, raffle to collect businesses cards, etc.)
  • Two complimentary dinner meeting tickets for company guests/representatives (offer expires 10 days before the event or when the last-minute rate is in place)
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Student Chapter

San Francisco Bay Area

What's in your future? Maybe you've already mapped out your career in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, or maybe you are just getting started. Either way, joining a professional Society like PDA is a great way to help you realize your career goals.

When it comes to landing a job, it's often about "who you know". Your PDA Student Membership will give you the leading edge in a competitive market by allowing you access to an extensive network of potential employers.

Each PDA Student Chapter is sponsored by the local PDA Chapter, which provides valuable support in the form of Industry and Faculty Advisors to mentor students.

If you are thinking about becoming a PDA Student Member, your local PDA Chapter is a great place to start. Local PDA Chapter 
Members can answer your questions about PDA membership and give you first-hand information about the benefits. Contact today your local PDA Chapter at [email protected].

Stay tuned to upcoming events by joining our Bay Area PDA Student Facebook group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/382613292120202/