Bio International Convention, June 6-9 in San Francisco

Apr 21, 2016 Lawren bioscience events Local bioscience companies are preparing to exhibit and attend the very popular BIO International Conference, June 6-9, 2016.  This year the conference is located in San Francisco which is very accessible for businesses located in the Los Angeles region. LAEDC will be preparing for a greater “L.A. County” presence … Continued

Inaugural LAEDC Bioscience Workforce Development Council Meeting

CSULA DTLA Campus 801 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA, United States

  Co-Chair Dina Lozofsky Executive Director, LA BIOCOM Co-Chair Rohit Shukla Founder & CEO LARTA Mission Statement: The LAEDC Bioscience Council is a network of LA Basin-based leaders from the region’s Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device industry clusters (taken together, “Bioscience”) dedicated to creating a vibrant life sciences ecosystem, from basic research to product commercialization, with … Continued

Bioscience Workforce Development Council Meeting

CSULA DTLA Campus 801 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Co-Chair Dina Lozofsky Executive Director, LA BIOCOM Co-Chair Rohit Shukla Founder & CEO LARTA   Panelists: Evonne Smith, Talent Acquisition Manager, NantWorks, LLC Ms. Smith is currently a Talent Acquisition Manager with NantWorks , LLC and has been a part of the Nant family since May 2017 after relocating to California from North Carolina.  In North … Continued

LA Bioscience Summit

On September 20th, 2018 from 8am-1:30pm, bioscience and lifescience professionals are invited to join the LA Bioscience Summit, hosted on the Loyola Marymount  (LMU) campus and organized by LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, with LAEDC as a supporting organization.  More details are available here:

BCLA Biotech Summit Oct 27, LAEDC speaker Carolyn Hull


4th annual BCLA Biotech Summit This diverse, whole day event at UCLA will be both engaging and educational and will provide a great platform to learn more about the booming biotech industry in the greater Los Angeles area as well as career development break-out sessions and a start-up studio for the entrepreneurial minds. We are … Continued

Bioscience State of the Industry with new Portal Launch

Biocom, LAEDC, and the Center for a Competitive Workforce invite you to attend our Bioscience State of the Industry event highlighting the growing life science industry in the Los Angeles region Join us via Zoom for this virtual event, Wednesday October 28th, from 1:00-2:30pm REGISTER HERE Content will include: Key takeaways from Biocom’s 2020 Economic … Continued

Future Forum: Future of Medical Research and Treatments

Patrick Soon-Shiong, the keynote speaker will discuss the bioscience industry and grand challenges during 2020.  How has this changed the bioscience industry in Los Angeles, given rise to new partnerships, protocols and processes, and what are the opportunities related to this rapid change?

About LAEDC Events

Future Forum Series

As technological innovation and globalization take the economy in new directions, the L.A. County region is destined to be an incubator for business development. Each Future Forum offers an opportunity to learn about trends, workforce demands, and most importantly, what the future holds for key industries. Past themes have covered the future of eSports, healthcare personalization, space commercialization, fintech, cybersecurity, and more, while featuring industry thought leaders.

The Eddy Awards- Annually each November


The Eddy Awards is the most prestigious awards program to recognize leadership in economic development in business, education, and government throughout Los Angeles County. The Most Business-Friendly City award is also presented live to recognize the importance of prioritizing job creation. This cocktail reception, dinner, and awards gala also supports the LAEDC’s mission to advance opportunity and prosperity for all.

Economic Forecast

The LAEDC Annual Economic Forecast has been a lightning rod for progress for the past decade. It’s L.A.’s most iconic forecast event. It’s a highly anticipated and publicly visible event, which offers attendees valuable insights on the economic projections for the regional economy. Each year the Economic Forecast Report is shared and distributed to our audience.


World Trade Center LA’s Select LA Summit provides international and local companies with a comprehensive understanding of the region’s investment ecosystem with actionable insights that can guide key business decisions.

88 Cities Summit

LAEDC’s 88 Cities Summit convenes leaders from local governments to discuss the economic challenges and opportunities our communities face. The LAEDC leads timely discussions around LA County’s region and what it means for municipalities and communities.

Quarterly economic briefing

LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics (IAE) will analyze the latest California unemployment data from the State’s Employment Development Department (EDD) and other economic development topics like key industries and jobs currently impacting LA County. This webinar is provided free as a public service for those in our region.

For information about upcoming events, please get in touch with  Riccardo Ruffolo.