June 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Event Information:

Virtual Panel Event!

ACEC BBC has put together a panel of diverse speakers from the Life Sciences/Biotech sector to discuss the future of the industry post-COVID; the immediate needs for wellness in buildings, upcoming projects, and what new technologies are on the horizon that might be a direct response to COVID-19 and our changing world.

Opportunity for one person from your firm to network after the webinar with a select panel member for 15 minutes through a Zoom breakout room. Maximum three sponsors per panel member (Priority based on payment date).

Sponsorship is now closed! For future sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gene Lusherovich

Moderator: Mark Allen, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, HGA

Mark leads the planning and design for Life Sciences projects that foster collaboration and that carefully respond to programmatic needs for laboratory, pharmaceutical, cGMP cleanroom, biotech, and core/shell projects. Spanning a 25+ year career in architecture, Mark cultivates an inclusive approach to the design process for corporate and institutional research clients nationally.  His thought leadership contributions include recent Life Sciences publications and national speaking events.


Joydeep Ganguly, Senior VP Corporate Operations, Gilead Sciences

Joydeep Ganguly is Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations at Gilead Sciences. In his current role, he is accountable for several strategic functions, including corporate engineering and facilities; infrastructure and capital planning; sustainability; risk management and resilience; global procurement; business operations and the program management office. Joydeep also oversees Gilead’s corporate real estate portfolio, workplace services and key employee programs for the company’s Foster City campus. Prior to Gilead, Joydeep spent 10 years at Biogen, where he held executive positions of increasing responsibility the technical operations, manufacturing and supply chain functions.

Joydeep earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Business Administration from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pune. He graduated with distinction in both undergraduate and graduate studies and was awarded membership in multiple academic honor societies.

Waldek Kaczmarski, Senior Designer, DES Architects + Engineers

Waldek is an accomplished designer and team leader at DES Architects + Engineers with over 25 years of experience in commercial, research and educational architecture throughout the United States and worldwide.
Conceptual design, presentation and construction document production are his strengths. Waldek has considerable experience in programming and preparing master plans and design for commercial, research and educational facilities.



Tickets are now closed – if you are an ACEC BBC member, please email for late registration.