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(Post event) Cell and Gene Therapy event 2024

We are delighted to share the recent Roundtable Discussion organized by Factorytalk on the theme “Building a World-Class Cell and Gene Therapy Ecosystem in Thailand” which took place on 17 January 2024 at the Great Room – Park Silom.

Opening Remarks by David Margetts, CEO Factorytalk:

The event commenced with insightful opening remarks from David Margetts, CEO of Factorytalk, reflecting on Thailand’s inaugural decade in the realm of Cell and Gene Therapy. He set the stage for a day of exploration and collaboration, emphasizing the significance of Thailand’s contribution to this transformative field.

Keynote Address by Dr. Shin Kawamata, CEO – Cyto-Facto. Inc (Japan):

The keynote address by Dr. Shin Kawamata, offers insights into the journey of reaching commercial production and sharing invaluable lessons in business, operational, and regulatory aspects. Dr. Shin’s expertise shed light on the nuances of CAR-T at scale in Asia, drawing from his extensive experience and the learnings from 200 patients.

Panel Discussion – Enablers & Opportunities for Thailand in the Research, Production, and Supply of Cell and Gene Therapies

Following the keynote, a dynamic panel discussion was moderated by David Margetts, focusing on the enablers and opportunities for Thailand in the Research, Production, and Supply of Cell and Gene Therapies. The esteemed panelists include:

  • Shin Kawamata, CEO – Cyto-Facto. Inc (Japan)
  • Kittipong Uaesoontrachoon, Chief Scientific Officer – Genepeutic Bio Co., Ltd.
  • Pharon Pawa, Chief Production Officer – Austrianova (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

All panelists engaged in a thought-provoking dialogue that provided a comprehensive view of the potential avenues for growth in Thailand’s cell and gene therapy landscape.

The event concluded with a vibrant networking session, providing attendees with an opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and foster collaborations. This networking segment proved to be an invaluable extension of the day’s discussions, fostering a sense of community among industry leaders, professionals, and enthusiasts.

We extend our sincere gratitude to Dr. Shin and our esteemed panelists for sharing their expertise, as well as to all the attendees who actively participated, contributing to the success of this event.

Factorytalk remains committed to fostering knowledge exchange and driving advancements in the field of cell and gene therapy. We look forward to future events that will continue to shape the landscape of this exciting and transformative industry.

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