Final Call for Speakers

More than 600 attendees participated virtually in 2020 with 72% of delegates from pharma/biotech and 13% from academia or government. 66% of attendees were scientists/technologists and 20% were executives/directors.

Delegate feedback was extremely positive with 72% of attendees saying they were very satisfied or satisfied with the virtual event. The ability to join favorite speakers live, while watching others on-demand at their convenience, was one of the most popular features with attendees. Other delegates appreciated the ability to connect with the right attendees via direct message and private Zoom rooms.

While most speakers will be invited, if you would like to be considered for a podium presentation, please submit a speaker proposal by December 18.

Speakers from the following have already confirmed their participation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, ETH Zurich, Genentech, Harvard Medical School, Insilico Medicine, Pfizer, Roche, Scripps Research Institute, and many more.

2020 PLENARY KEYNOTES

Discovery of Bioactive, Passively Permeable Cyclic Peptides

Scott Lokey, PhD
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz

Translational Chemistry

Phil S. Baran, PhD
Chair & Professor, Chemistry, Scripps Research Institute

About the Event

Focused on discovery and optimization challenges of small molecule drug candidates, Drug Discovery Chemistry is a dynamic virtual event for medicinal and biophysical chemists working in pharma and biotech. Benefits of our virtual event include:

  • View more presentations at your convenience as your Virtual registration includes On-Demand access
  • No more FOMO as you don't have to choose between presentations taking place at the same time
  • Reduced registration fees and no travel or hotel costs
  • Connect with the right attendees based on mutual interests and expertise
  • See and hear your colleagues in facilitated networking Zoom rooms
  • Integrated scheduling tool
  • Virtual exhibit booths, posters, and networking roundtables
  • Live chat and direct messaging
  • Product directories


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