Data and AI :
Redefining Possibilities

✓ Life sciences

✓ Healthtech

✓ AI-driven technologies

✓ Drug-discovery and development

Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have the potential to reshape the entire life sciences value chain and healthtech delivery paradigm.

BioAsia 2024 will explore the potential opportunities that data and AI can unleash for the life sciences companies, and the possibility of reshaping the future of healthtech delivery paradigm in the country. There will also be focus on data protection and cybersecurity. Read more

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Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC)

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26th Feb - Bio-Park Visit
27th & 28th Feb - Conference




High Profile Speakers




Partnering Meetings



Keynote Speakers 2024

Dr Christopher

Dr. Christopher Boerner

CEO, Bristol Myers Squibb

Mr. David Ricks

CEO, Eli Lilly and Company
Mr Geoff-Martha

Mr. Geoff Martha

Chairman and CEO, Medtronic
Prof Gregg

Prof. Gregg Semenza

Nobel Laureate & Professor at
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Mr. Rod Hochman MD

CEO, Providence

Mr. Stefan Kaufmann

CEO, Olympus

Past Speakers



1st Day

February 26, 2024

08:00 am – 04:00 pm

Biopark visits

Registrations for Bio-Park Visit are Now Closed

2nd Day

February 27, 2024

10:00 – 11:00 am

Inaugural Ceremony

11:00-11:20 am

Keynote Address by
Dr. Christopher
Boerner, CEO,

Bristol Myers Squibb

11:20-11:40 am

Keynote Address by
Prof. Gregg
Semenza, Nobel Laureate &
Professor Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - Genome Valley Award

11:40-12:00 pm

Keynote Address by
Dr. Rodney Hochman, President & CEO, Providence

12:00-13:00 pm

Panel Discussion - R&D 2.0 :
Now or never - Pushing
the boundaries to become global drug discovery engine


  • Mr. GV Prasad, Managing Director & Co-Chairman, Dr Reddy's Laboratories
  • Dr. Sharvil Patel, Managing Director, Zydus Cadila
  • Mr. Toon Overstijns, Managing Director, Chairman of the Board, Miltenyi Biomedicine
  • Prof. Alan Rowan, Director, Australian institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, University of Queensland
  • Prof. Rahul Purwar, Associate Professor, IIT Bombay and CEO & Founder, Immuno ACT
  • Dr. Sanjeev Panchal, Country President & Managing Director, AstraZeneca India


  • Dr. Ajit Shetty, Chairman VIB (Flemish Institute of Biotechnology), Former Chairman of Janssen Pharmaceuticals

13:00-14:00 pm

Networking Lunch & Visit
to Exhibition

14:00-15:15 pm

Panel Discussion -
Perception vs. Reality: Navigating India's IP Landscape in Drug Discovery


  • Mr. Robert Stanley, Global Head Intellectual Property and Legal Innovation, Head Legal, International ad interim, Novartis
  • Mr. Sudarshan Jain, Secretary General, IPA India
  • Mr. Pravin Anand, Managing Partner, Anand and Anand
  • Mr. Samir Kazi, Executive Vice President and Head of Legal, Compliance and Intellectual Property,Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • Mr. Christoph Koenen, Global Head of Clinical Development & Operations, Bayer
  • Ms. Leena Menghaney, IP Advisor and Head, Medicines Sans Frontiers, South Asia
  • Mr. Taranpreet Lamba, Vice President and Head, Portfolio Planning & IP Litigation, Sun Pharma


  • Ms Anju Ghangurde, Executive Editor (Asia Pacific), Scrip

15:15 – 16:30 pm

Panel Discussion -
Pushing Access to Medicines:
Rationalizing the Regulatory Landscape for Vaccines and Biologics


  • Mr. Sai Prasad, Executive Director, Bharat Biotech International Ltd
  • Mr. Sanjiv Navangul, Managing Director and CEO, Bharat Serums & Vaccines
  • Dr. K Anand Kumar, Managing Director, Indian Immunologicals Ltd
  • Mr. Gary Dubin, President, Global Vaccine Business Unit, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG
  • Dr Lokesh Jain, Scientist DBT
  • Dr. G.V.J.A. Harshavardhan, Director General, IVMA
  • Mr. Harshet Jain, General Manager, Business Development, Panacea Biotec Ltd


  • Mr. Vikas Dandekar, Editor - Pharma & Life Sciences - ET Prime

16:30 – 17:30 pm

Panel Discussion -
India at the frontier of Pharma Services: Navigating the path
to global eminence in the CRO and CDMO landscape


  • Mr. Jonathan Hunt, CEO & Managing Director, Syngene
  • Mr. Manni Kantipudi, CEO, Aragen Lifesciences
  • Mr. Sauri Gudlavalleti, COO, Sai Lifesciences
  • Mr. Akhil Ravi, Chief Executive Officer, Aurigene Pharmaceutical Services
  • Mr. Anil Matai, Director General, OPPI India
  • Mr. Giuliano Perfetti, CEO & Managing Director, Jubilant Biosys Ltd


  • Mr. Suresh Subramanian, Partner & National Life Sciences Leader, EY

17:30-18:00 pm

Networking Break & Visit
to Exhibition

18:00-19:30 pm

CEO Conclave
Geopolitical imperatives to reorganize
the global drug supply chains: How did India
fare vs. its potential and ambition?


  • Mr. Satish Reddy, Chairman, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
  • Mr. Stefan Stoffel, Global Operating Partner, Advent
  • Dr. Satyanarayana Chava, CEO, Laurus Labs
  • Ms. Meenakshi Nevatia, Country President & Managing Director, Pfizer India
  • Ms. Nandini Piramal, Chairperson, Piramal Pharma Ltd


  • Ms. Ekta Batra, Anchor & Associate Editor
    Research, CNBC-TV18

19:30 Onwards

Networking Reception

3rd Day

February 28, 2024

10:00-11:00 am

Launch of WEF C4IR
Telangana Govt. of Telangana and
Mr. Jeremy Jurgens, Managing Director WEF &
Head of the Forum's C4IR

11:00-11:20 am

Keynote Address by
Mr. David Ricks, CEO, Eli Lilly

11:20-11:40 am

Keynote Address by
Mr. Geoff Martha, Chairman & CEO, Medtronic

11:40-12:40 pm

Leading the Health-tech
revolution - The Next Normal


  • Mr. Diogo Rau, EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Mr. Greg Meyers, EVP, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, BMS
  • Ms. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals (India)
  • Mr. Phanimitra, Chief Digital & Information Officer, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories
  • Mr. Scott Burgett, Director – Health Engg. Garmin
  • Mr. Sriram Rajamani, Corporate Vice President & Managing Director, Microsoft Research India


  • Mr. Jeremy Jurgens, Managing Director, World Economic Forum & Head of the Forum's C4IR

12:40-13:30 pm

Unlocking the Potential
of GCCs: From Centers Of
Capability to Catalysts Of Global Transformation


  • Mr. Siva Padmanabhan, MD and Head, Global Innovation and Technology Centre, AstraZeneca
  • Mr. Manoj Prasad, VP, GM and Head of Digital Solutions APAC, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Ms. Mrinal Duggal, Head of Sanofi Global Services, Hyderabad Hub, Sanofi
  • Ms. Vani Kodandaram, Head of IT Culture and Strategy, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Mr. Sanjay Vyas, EVP, Global SBU Head and Managing Director India, Parexel


  • EY Partner – Sunil Venkatesh, Partner, Tech Consulting

13:30-14:30 pm

Lunch Break

14:30-15:45 pm

Panel Discussion -
MedTech is the place to be! Tech and
AI - The Powerful Combination for Medical Devices


  • Chair : Dr. Arunish Chawla IAS, Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India
  • Co-Chair : Dr. D Nageshwar Reddy, Chairman & Managing Director, AIG Hospital
  • Dr. Sarah McMullen, Country Director – India, FDA
  • Dr. Gagandeep Kang, Director-Enterics, Diagnostics, Genomics and Epidemiology, Global Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Mr. Probir Das, Group Executive Officer, Regional Representative, Asia Pacific and India, Chairman and Managing Director, Terumo Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd, Terumo
  • Mr. Andre Roggan, Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Olympus
  • Dr. Mani Prakash, VP, Enterprise R&D, Medtronic
  • Mr. Rajiv Nath, Forum Coordinator, Association Of Indian Medical Device Industry


  • Mr. Ramesh Subrahmanian Non-Executive Independent Director-Healthium Medtech

15:45-16:30 pm

Valedictory and Start-up
Award Ceremony


Event Partner

Principle Industry Host

Industry Co-Host

CEO Conclave

International Region Partner

State Partners

Startup Stage Award Sponsor

Global Sponsor

Session Sponsor


Event Partner

Principle Industry Host

Industry Co-Host

CEO Conclave

International Region Partner

State Partners

Startup Stage Award Sponsor

Global Sponsor

Session Sponsor

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