October 23 - 25, 2018 | Charleston, SC | The Gaillard
Tuesday, October 23
1:30 - 3:30PM Architectural Tour of Charleston (optional, advance reg. required, $25pp)
2PM - 3:30PM MUSC "Leading Health Innovation" Tour (optional, advance reg. required, FREE)
5:30 - 7:30PM Grand Opening Reception (All Registrants) - The Dewberry Hotel Ballroom & Gardens
presented by Charleston CVB and The Dewberry
Wednesday, October 24 – The Gaillard Grand Ballroom
7AM - 5PM Registration Open & SCBIO Exhibitor Pavilion open all day
7AM Welcome Breakfast & Networking
8:30AM Conference Kick-Off -- Stephanie Yarbrough, Conference Chair & Sam Konduros, SCBIO President/CEO
A Charleston Welcome
SC Life Sciences: State of the Industry -- Sam Konduros, SCBIO
Pharma Feature Panel -- "Pharma's Future in the Palmetto State"
Dr. James Davidson, VP Science & Innovation, Lachman Consultants
Tom McKenna, COO, Thorne
Aqeel Fatmi, former EVP, Banner Life & Industry Advisor
Patheon/Thermo Fisher exec TBA
Moderator: Lou Kennedy, CEO, Nephron Pharmaceuticals & Chair, SCBIO Board of Directors
Keynote to be announced
SC Life Sciences Pinnacle Award for Individual Contribution presentation
"Global Perspective for Life Sciences -- Local Opportunity for SC"
Hon. Jim Greenwood, Global President and CEO, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
11:30AM Networking break
12PM Southeastern Economic Development Luncheon
Presented by DPR Construction
"South Carolina: Just Right for Life Sciences"
Bobby Hitt, Secretary of Commerce, State of South Carolina
"Advancing Life Sciences Across the Southeast"
Russell Allen, CEO, GA BIO
David Day, CEO, SEBIO
Jason Rupp, Executive Director/CEO, SEMDA
Moderator: Stephanie Yarbrough, Womble Bond Dickinson
1:10PM "SC Success Story: SoftBox Lands in South Carolina"
Wayne Langlois, Global President, Softbox Systems
John Hammes, North American General Manager, SoftBox Systems
Noah Rhodes, Managing Executive, Great Point Partners
Steve Navarro, Principal, Furman Company
Moderator: Sam Konduros, SCBIO
Gubernatorial Address: "SC Life Sciences: A View from the Statehouse"
The Honorable Henry McMaster, Governor, State of South Carolina
SC Life Sciences Partner Award for Organizational Contribution presentation
2:30PM Networking break
2:50PM "Med-Tech Feature Panel: Accelerating Med Device Development in South Carolina"
I.V. Hall, Global Orthopedic Franchise Leader, DePuy & Synthes
Josh Ridley, Global Business Development Director, Zeus
Adam Klonecke, Senior Site Director, Abbott Labs
Moderator: Shawn Regan, CEO, Rhythmlink
"Healthcare Executives: The Future of Healthcare Delivery in South Carolina"
Dr. Patrick Springhart, VP Innovation & Economic Development, Greenville Health System
Dr. Patrick Cawley, CEO, Medical University of South Carolina Health System
Mr. John Singerling, President, Palmetto Health System
Moderator: Thornton Kirby, CEO, SC Hospital Association
"Changing What's Possible in Healthcare through Industry Partnerships"
Dr. David Cole, President, Medical University of South Carolina
Dave Pacitti, President-North America, Siemens Healthineers
5:30PM Conference Crescendo Reception – The Gaillard Upper Lobby
Presented by Womble Bond Dickinson
7PM on Collaboration Dinner Parties & Dine-Around
Thursday, October 25th – The Gaillard Grand Ballroom
7AM Welcome Breakfast & Networking -- SCBIO Exhibitor Pavilion open
8:30AM "Harper's Story: Why We Do What We Do"
A story certain to touch your soul, challenge your mind, and warm your heart
"The Future of Research Universities in Life Sciences"
Dr. Harris Pastides, President, University of South Carolina
"Data & IT: The New Currency of Healthcare"
Ed Macko, CTO, IBM Watson Health
Ravi Ravindra, VP & CTO, Blue Cross Blue Shield SC
Katie Arrington, Cybersecurity Consultant
Steve Cardinal, MUSC Information Security Officer
Moderator: Alexandra O'Rourke, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
"Attracting, Developing & Retaining the Life Sciences Workforce of the Future"
Cynthia Keaton, VP Human Resources, Thorne
Dave Shalaby, CEO, Poly-Med Inc.
Dr. Cynthia Young, Dean-College of Sciences, Clemson University
Additional panelist to be announced
Moderator: to be announced
"Profiles in Courage: Raising Capital for Life Sciences"
Bell Zhong, Director, of Healthcare Investment Banking, JP Morgan
Bob Crutchfield, Operating Partner, Harbert Growth Partners
Bob Quinn, Executive Director, SCRA
Amy Salzhauer, Principal, Good Growth Fund
Moderator: John Osborne, Executive Administrator, Charleston Angel Partners
12:30PM SCBIO 2018 concludes
12:50 - 3PM Boeing South Carolina VIP Tour (optional, advance reg. required)
1:30 - 3:30PM African-American History Tour of Charleston (optional, advance reg. required, $30pp)
7:30 - 9PM Charleston Ghost & Graveyard Tour (optional), advance reg. required, $30pp)