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  1. #21
    Awesome ! More CC'ers to meet.

  2. #22
    Quote Originally Posted by Colin83 View Post
    Dennis, you're going to be speaking via Skype again this year. Right ?
    This year because of the massive time difference, I'm going to be a video.
    Dennis Tesolat
    www.StemCellsandAtomBombs.blogspot.com

    "Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom."
    Martin Luther King

  3. #23
    I really wanted to go and had it all planned but owing to the ill health of a family member I won't be able to make it. I would like to have met you guys.

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  5. #25
    hopefully there can be some offline talk about challenges.

    http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/09/...cell-business/

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    Counting the days myself! We were able to network with scientists and other fellow wheelers quite well when we went to Chicago.

  7. #27
    Quote Originally Posted by c473s View Post
    hopefully there can be some offline talk about challenges.

    http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/09/...cell-business/
    Among many interesting things I liked the opinions of Andy Grove:

    ...Finally, I visit someone who's even more familiar with how game-changing industries are born: Andy Grove...

    ...For close to two hours, Grove argues passionately about how the FDA is enabling predatory offshore industries by impeding progress and the many reasons financiers want no part of stem cells. "VCs aren't interested because it's a shitty business," he says. Big Pharma? Forget it. CIRM? "There are gleaming fucking buildings everywhere. That wasn't necessary." When I press him to be constructive, he wearily offers one possible solution. Rather than courting billionaires to put their names on buildings, we need a system of targeted philanthropy in which the 99% can sponsor the individual stem cell lines that matter to them.

    ....Grove wants an economic model for stem cell research...

    In God we trust; all others bring data. - Edwards Deming

  8. #28
    I will be at W2W, working registration along with my son Noah.

    John
    "Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence." Lin Yutang

  9. #29
    I'll be there! Looking forward to it.

  10. #30
    I will be there, too. : ]
    Karen M
    C 3/4 inc. central cord
    10/29/1992 - 18 years, but who counts?

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