Health Industry Set To Flock To San Francisco For One Of Biotech’s Most Important Networking Meetings Of Year
The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, which runs Jan. 7 to Jan. 10, often features preliminary earnings announcements, product updates and sometimes even a little dealmaking. But the soaring costs of JPM Week being set in San Francisco have also made attending nearly untenable.
Will San Francisco's Issues Push People Away From J.P. Morgan?
If you were to ask health-care and biotech executives where they want to be next week — where they truly want to be — they will not say San Francisco. Anywhere, they will say, but San Francisco. There’s the garbage and the human excrement on the sidewalks. There’s the mad dash to try find available accommodations. There’s the panhandling, evidence of the city’s handling of its worsening homelessness crisis. Oh, and there’s the $14,000 meeting cubicles and the coffee, available (this is true) for $170 per gallon. (Feuerstein, Robbins and Garde, 1/4)
Here's What To Watch At The Year's Biggest Health Investor Event
Investors, executives, analysts and traders will flock to San Francisco for the crown jewel of sell-side events at next week’s annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference. The meeting runs Jan. 7 to Jan. 10 and often features preliminary earnings announcements, product updates and sometimes even a little dealmaking. Here’s a rundown of which stocks to watch for potential news. Presentations are divided into 30-minute blocks and are webcast. (Bailey Lipschultz, 1/3)
How Do CEO Presenters Rise Above A 'Sea Of Boring Sameness' At J.P. Morgan?
Mike Huckman is a global practice leader at the PR firm W20, and he’s experienced J.P. Morgan from both sides of the podium, first as a biopharma reporter at CNBC and now in his career advising drug companies on how not to be boring. That means he’s seen the industry’s addiction to jargon up close. Keeping in mind the many executives polishing up their J.P. Morgan speeches this week, STAT asked Huckman to share some tips on how to keep your audience’s eyes from rolling deep into their heads. (Robbins, Feuerstein and Garde, 1/4)