Sunday, October 23, 2005

California Stem Cell Calendar

(This calendar appears late Sunday or each Monday on the California Stem Cell Report. If you would like an event placed on the calendar, please send it to


No meeting of the CIRM Oversight Committee is scheduled for October.

Oct. 24

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. -- CIRM Scientific and Medical Accountability Standards Working Group, Luxe Hotel Sunset Blvd., 11461 Sunset Blvd., Sunset Ballroom, Los Angeles, discussion of regulations, "ESCRO" membership, banking requirements and compensation.

Oct. 25

2 p.m. - 6 p.m. -- CIRM Intellectual Property Task Force, Sacramento Convention Center, Room 103, 1400 J St., Sacramento, consideration of the IP report prepared by the California Council on Science and Technology. For more on this, see "Report Negative," "Report Released," "Who Benefits."

Oct. 28

9 a.m. -12 noon (estimated) – CIRM Facilities Working Group, Grand Hyatt at Union Square, Ballroom East, 345 Stockton St., San Francisco, consideration of bylaws, review procedures for facilities grants. See for full agenda.

Oct. 31

9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Informational hearing on IP issues and CIRM, State Senate and Assembly Health Committees, Hiram Johnson State Building, Milton Marks Conference Center Auditiorium 455 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco. For more on this subject, see links in item above.
9:35 a.m.-10:35 a.m. -- "Stem Cell Innovation: The Next Frontier Economy," State of the State Conference, sponsored by the Milken Institute, Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, registration $495, see full program here.


Nov. 2

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (estimated) – CIRM Oversight Committee meeting, Moscone Center South, Room 304, San Francisco, subjects include conflict of interest code, formation of strategic planning subcommittee, IP report, guidelines for embryonic stem cell research, training grants policy and criteria. See for full agenda.

Nov. 17

8:30 a.m. -- Alameda Superior Court hearing on lawsuit against CIRM, Department 512, Hayward. For more on this see "Apricot City Showdown."


Dec. 6
Oversight Committee, City of Hope, Duarte. No agenda available. No teleconferencing available.

For a national and international calendar of scientific stem cell conferences, see this one prepared the International Society for Stem Cell Research.

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