October 29 - 31, 2019 | Greenville, SC | Hyatt Regency
Tuesday, October 29
5 - 7PM Grand Opening Reception (All Registrants) - The Greenville ONE Center; 2 W. Washington St.
presented by Prisma Health
Wednesday, October 30 – Hyatt Regency Greenville Regency Ballroom
7:30AM - 5PM Registration Open & SCBIO Exhibitor Pavilion open all day
7:30AM Welcome Breakfast & Networking
9AM Conference Kick-Off -- Heather Jones, Conference Chair & Marc Metcalf, Co-Chair
A Greenville Welcome -- Mayor Knox White, City of Greenville
Welcome to the Palmetto State -- S.C. District 1 Senator Thomas Alexander
"SC Life Sciences: State of the Industry" -- Sam Konduros, SCBIO CEO
Keynote -- "Innovation for a Better Tomorrow"
Ms. Michal Preminger, Leader, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston MA
SC Life Sciences Hall of Fame Award -- presented by Lou Kennedy, CEO, Nephron
sponsored by Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Feature: "Ignite the Future: Transformation of Healthcare in South Carolina"
Thornton Kirby, President & CEO, South Carolina Hospital Association
Dr. Pat Cawley, CEO, MUSC Health
Dr. David Cull, VP of Academic Development, Health Sciences Center, Prisma Health
11:20AM Networking break - Meet Poster Session Contributors in Exhibit Corridor
12PM Ignite The Future Luncheon
Sponsored by BIO; welcome by Bob Dearth, Regional Business Development Manager, BIO
Briefing: "On the Front Lines: Advocacy for an Industry"
Thomas Hardaway & Sharon Lamberton, PhRMA with Debbie Hart, President & CEO, Bio NJ
Feature: "Dean's Story: Why We Do What We Do"
A story certain to touch your soul, challenge your mind, and warm your heart
Presented by Marsh & McLennan
SC Life Sciences PINNACLE Award for Individual Contribution
Presented by Chuck Crumpton, CEO, Medpoint
Special comments by Dean Marjorie Jenkins, USC School of Medicine - Greenville
sponsored by Medpoint
Feature: "NextWave Wellness: An Interactive View of the Future of our Industry"
Kim Ramko, Pharma/CRO Market Leader, EY and Kenny O'Neill, NextWave Wellness Author, EY
2:30PM Networking break
2:50PM Feature: "South Carolina: Just Right for Life Sciences"
The Honorable Pamela Evette, Lieutenant Governor, State of South Carolina
SC Life Sciences PINNACLE Award for Organizational Contribution presentation
3:20PM Feature: "Igniting Opportunity & Investment in Life Sciences"
Moderator: Tiffany Wilson, CEO, Global Center for Medical Innovation
Dr. Gautam Ghatnekar, President, First String Research
Bob Crutchfield, Director, BrightEdge Venture Fund, American Cancer Society
Dr. Denis C. Guttridge, AD Translational Sciences, Hollings Cancer Center, MUSC
4PM Free Time to Enjoy Greenville
5:30PM Ignite The Future Reception – Hyatt Regency Greenville Studio 220
Presented by Greenwood Partnership, Greenville Area Development Corp. , City of Greenville
PSAV AudioVisual and VWR/Part of Avantor
7PM on Dinner On Your Own
9 - 11PM Hospitality Suite -- The Pergola @ Roost, Hyatt Regency Greenville
Thursday, October 31 – Hyatt Regency Greenville Regency Ballroom
7:30AM Welcome Breakfast & Networking -- SCBIO Exhibitor Pavilion open
Meet Poster Session Contributors in Exhibit Corridor
8:30AM Feature: "The Power of Partnerships"
Dr. Jim Clements, President, Clemson University
Follow-On Discussion with:
Dr. Cynthia Young, Dean, College of Science, Clemson University
Trudy Mackay, Self Family Endowed Chair of Human Genetics, Clemson Dept. of Genetics & Biochemistry
Jim Dascani, Director of Healthcare Administrator Relations, Arthrex
Moderator: Jack Ellenberg, AVP, Corporate Partners & Strategic Initiatives, Clemson University
Feature: "Driving Value-Based Care Through Collaboration"
Christian Howell, Vice President, Value-Based Healthcare Partnerships, Medtronic
Caroline Brown, Director of External Affairs, Medical University of South Carolina
Feature: "From Concept to Cure to Commercial Success"
Murray Aitken, Senior Vice President & Executive Director, IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science
Robert Ryan, CEO & Founder, Innova Therapeutics
Moderator: Sam Konduros, President & CEO, SCBIO
Briefing: "South Carolina Life Sciences Workforce Report"
Adam Hoots, Life Sciences Market Leader, DPR Construction & Carla Whitlock, Apprenticeship Carolina
Presented by Milliken Healthcare Products
Feature: "Turning Up The Heat: 5 SC Success Stories You Need to Know"
ChartSpan -- Jon-Michial Carter, Founder and CEO
Milliken Healthcare -- Geoff Haas, Commercial Director
Natalist -- Dr. Liz Kane, Chief Scientific Officer
Humimic -- Joel Edwards, Managing Partner
Charles River Laboratories -- Ian Jester, CVP Microbial Sales
Moderator: Erin Ford, Executive Vice President, SCBIO
11:30AM SCBIO BREAKOUT ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: How SC Will Win at Life Sciences
Bob Quinn, Executive Director, South Carolina Research Authority
Chad Hardaway, Associate Director, USC Office of Economic Engagement
Heather Flanagan-Steet, Director of Functional Studies, Greenwood Genetic Center
Laura Corder, Managing Director, SC Department of Commerce Office of Innovation
Moderator: Heather Simmons Jones, CEO, Greenwood Partnership Alliance
Presented by Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd
11:30AM SCBIO BREAKOUT ON WORKFORCE: What SC's Industry Needs in Tomorrow's Workforce
Breakout located in Teal Ballroom upstairs
Kathy Griffin, VP of Human Resources, Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Sheila Dela Cruz, HR Leader, Poly-Med, Inc.
Tom McKenna, Chief Operating Officer, Thorne
Kelly Shumaker, HR Director, Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
Tracy Lindquist, HR Leader, Abbott
Moderator: Lou Kennedy, CEO, Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Presented by Milliken Healthcare Products
Following panel discussion, companies are invited to meet with students and candidates attending program.