Diversity Alliance For Science Releases Podcast On Inaugural Conference


Event Co-Chair And Sponsor Address Details Of 2008 Conference And Networking Event Targeting Diverse Suppliers


[USPRwire, Mon Apr 28 2008] Diversity Alliance for Science (www.diversityallianceforscience.com) has announced the release of a podcast discussing the 2008 inaugural conference and expo scheduled for May 19-20 at the Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, N.J. In the podcast, Leah Brown, co-chair of the event, and Dana Caudle, a sourcing manager in supplier diversity at GlaxoSmithKline, speak about the goals for this year’s conference as well as the logistics of the event. The podcast is available for download at www.mmimarketing.com/podcast/Diversity-Alliance-for-Science.

The two-day event will focus on highlighting minority, women, service-veteran disabled owned businesses that provide products and services to the clinical and scientific industries. The event’s educational component will focus on developing strategies and solutions to mentor diverse life sciences firms to service large and complex scientific research organizations and government projects. The national event is expected to draw top-level pharmaceutical executives, high-ranking government officials and CEOs of diverse scientific and clinical enterprises. Merck & Co., Inc. is the keynote sponsor for the event.

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News Facts:

• Diversity Alliance for Science (www.diversityallianceforscience.com) has announced the release of a podcast discussing the 2008 inaugural conference and expo scheduled for May 19-20 at the Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, N.J.
• In the podcast, Leah Brown, co-chair of the event, and Dana Caudle, a sourcing manager in supplier diversity at GlaxoSmithKline, speak about the goals for this year’s conference as well as the logistics of the event.
• The podcast is available for download at www.mmimarketing.com/podcast/Diversity-Alliance-for-Science.
• The two-day event will focus on highlighting minority, women, service-veteran disabled owned businesses that provide products and services to the clinical and scientific industries.
• The event’s educational component will focus on developing strategies and solutions to mentor diverse life sciences firms to service large and complex scientific research organizations and government projects.
• The national event is expected to draw top-level pharmaceutical executives, high-ranking government officials and CEOs of diverse scientific and clinical enterprises.
• Merck & Co., Inc. is the keynote sponsor for the event.

Quotes:
“We are pleased to be a part of the inaugural Diversity Alliance for Science conference,” said Caudle. “The event is a great networking opportunity for research and development professionals to meet minority, women and service-veteran disabled owned businesses in the life space.”

About Diversity Alliance for Science, Inc. (DA4S):
Diversity Alliance for Science, Inc. (DA4S) is a nonprofit organization aimed to provide pharmaceutical/bio-tech companies, academic medical centers and governmental agencies the ability to identify, develop, mentor and partner with woman, minority, veteran and disabled-owned enterprises (both large and small) in the life sciences industry. For more information, please visit www.diversityallianceforscience.com.

Keywords:
Diversity Alliance for Science, DA4S, National Networking Conference and Expo, Life Sciences, Drug Development, Scientific Enterprises, Clinical Enterprises, Pharmaceutical Companies, Biotech Companies, Supplier Tradeshow, FDA, Biomarkers, RNA, Assays, Clinical Research, Regulatory Compliance, Drug Analysis, Minority-Owned, Woman-Owned, Veteran-Owned, Disabled-Owned, MBEs, Science Nonprofits, ATEN Solutions, A10 Solutions, Merck & Co., Inc., Leah Brown, Dana Caudle

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