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2013 Speakers

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Christopher Slapak

Christopher Slapak

Senior Vice President, Imclone Systems, Eli Lilly & Company

Christopher Slapak is Vice President of Early Phase Research and a Lilly Distinguished Scholar. He oversees the global clinical development of all early stage oncology compounds for Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiary, Imclone. The joint portfolio includes more than 20 agents in active clinical development. Slapak is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology and currently has a joint appointment as Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine where he is an attending physician, and at The Wishard Hospital. Prior to joining Lilly Research Laboratories in 1996, Slapak was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School where he was a member of the Division of Cancer Pharmacology. He currently is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, American Society of Hematology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Slapak earned his B. S. in Chemistry with honors from the Ohio State University in 1980 and M. D. from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine in 1984.  He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago and his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Tufts/New England Medical Center.

  • 02 oct
    Wednesday, October 2
    Opening Dinner and Headline Interviews
  • 03 oct
    Thursday, October 3
    Full Day of Programming, Lab Tours
    and Evening Event
  • 04 oct
    Friday, October 4
    Half-Day of Programming, Lunch, and
    Lab Tours

The Locations

La Jolla, California

Scripps Seaside Forum

Find a Hotel

The Atlantic and UC San Diego have negotiated a discounted rate for our attendees at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club and will run a shuttle from the property to our various event venues. When calling for a reservation, please reference “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific”.

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA
(888) 828-0948

For a list of other hotels in the area,
please click here.