Nonclinical Drug Development Symposium

A joint 23rd Primate & 9th Annual Biologics event: 6-7 May 2020

Save the date as Covance hosts and now combines our 23rd NHP Symposium with our 9th Annual Biologics Symposium in 2020 to create one, enriching, insightful and educational symposium. 

This two-day educational symposium invites you to

  • hear from global scientific experts,
  • lend your insights through roundtable discussions, and 
  • network with colleagues about challenges you're facing and wins you've learned.

Our content focus this year will be on biologics for cell and gene therapies and the use of primates in drug development

We will meet in Germany; specific details coming when registration opens. 

Nonclinical drug symposium 2020

Preliminary Programme

Wednesday, 6 May

MORNING: 

Advancements in Development of Oncology Biologics

Speaker from Kymab

LUNCH: 

Provided. 

AFTERNOON: 

AAV Gene Therapy Panel

Panelists include Access BIO, Avexis, Pfizer, Sirion Biotech

EVENING: 

Networking event provided by Covance

Thursday, 7 May

KEYNOTE: 

Infectious Diseases in NHP

Speakers from Envigo and Novartis 

SESSION: 

Pros & Cons of NHP Use 

Speakers from Genentech, Ionis, NC3Rs, Roche and UCB

LUNCH: 

Provided. 

AFTERNOON: 

Facility Tours (optional) 


Registration Opens: January

Save the date on your calendars and get your approvals lined up! Our registration portal opens in January 2020.