Join Us in Shanghai!

The Inaugural WSCS CHINA
15th – 16th October 2019
Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

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WSCS-CHINA will bring together the entire ecosystem of the advanced therapies industry in Asia

The CHINA Summit will be taking place on October 15-16, 2019 in Pudong, Shanghai at the Kerry Hotel.

The WSCS is in its 15th year of bringing together a global network of leading researchers, medical centers, universities, labs, businesses, funders, policymakers, experts in law, regulation and ethics, medical philanthropies and patient organizations. This year, we are excited to have a summit meeting in China to showcase a growing industry and help to forge new partnerships in the development of cell and gene therapies.


Lee Buckler

President & CEO, Director at RepliCel Life Sciences Inc.

Wei Cao

Founder, Chairman and CEO , Gracell Biotechnologies Group

Anthony Chen

Partner , Jones Day

Matthew Colpoys

CEO/Co-Founder, Tactiva Therapeutics

David Courtman

Director of Biotherapeutics, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Simon Ellison

Cell and Gene Therapy Service Director, World Courier

Jeanne Fontana, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Foundation

William Hoh

T.R. Winston & Company and CentreLink

James Huang

Founding Partner, Panacea Venture

Alan Jakimo, JD

Regenerative Medicine Foundation

Guodong Jia

Vice president, OBiO Technology (Shanghai) Corp,. LTD.

Yijia Li

Director, Shunxi Regenerative Medicine, Yunnan Province Stem Cell Bank

Zonghai Li

CEO, Carsgen Therapeutics

Ret. Major General Bernard “Burn” Loeffke

Kyosuké Mano

Secretary General, The Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine

Chris Miller

Manager, Business Advisory Services, US-China Business Council

Dr. Randy Miller

Project Manager
Miller Surgery

Graham Parker, PhD

Professor Department of Pediatrics Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, MI

Qasim Rafiq

Senior Lecturer in Bioprocessing of Regenerative, Cellular and Gene Therapy, UCL

Beth E. Roxland, JD, M.Bioethics

Senior Consultant on Law, Health Policy and Ethics

Maya Fuerstenau-Sharp

Manager of Marketing, Regenerative Medicine Applications at Sartorius Stedim Biotech

Bernard Siegel

Regenerative Medicine Foundation

Haolin Sung

CFO, Celtec Life Solution

Kunihiko Suzuki

Vice President, Member of the Board – MEDINET Co. Ltd. , Vice Chairman, Member of the Board  – FIRM

Richard Wang, PhD

CEO, Fosun Kite Biotechnology

Greg Whitehead

SVP Quality, Rubius Therapeutics

Yanyun Wu

Secretary General, The Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine

Feng Youmei

Chancellor Duke Kunshan University

Yu Zhang

President and CEO, Aeon Therapeutics Inc.

Jishuai Zhang

Founder & CSO, Pregene Biopharma

Xian Zhang, MD, PhD

Hematologist, Clinical Professor,
Lu Daopei Hospital


WORLD STEM CELL SUMMIT – CHINA will be co-located with the field’s premier industry partner
Phacilitate Leaders Asia and takes place 15th – 16th October in Shanghai China. The event will bring together the entire ecosystem of the advanced therapies industry in Asia.

Phacilitate Leaders Asia will help organisations to:

  • Get clarity on how to do business in Asia
  • Forge new partnerships and distribution networks that will support market access
  • Understand the Asian regulatory and investment landscape
  • Showcase cutting edge hospital and manufacturing facilities

Together we will take another step towards driving sustainable success in advanced therapies!


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