The Keck School of Medicine is a co-organizer for the upcoming World Stem Cell Summit, an international gathering of scientists, advocates, government representatives, and other stakeholders involved with stem cell research.

The summit, held for the seventh year, is scheduled Oct. 3 – 5, 2011 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, Calif. More than 170 prominent scientists, business leaders, regulators, policymakers, advocates, economic development officers and experts in law and ethics will discuss the latest scientific discoveries, business models, legal and regulatory solutions and best practices. The event is expected to attract more than 2,000 attendees from 25 nations, 60 exhibitors and more than 150 endorsing organizations and media partners.