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 Grand 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 & Sam Konduros, SCBIO President/CEO
A Greenville Welcome
SC Life Sciences: State of the Industry -- Sam Konduros, SCBIO
Keynote -- "Innovation for a Better Tomorrow"
Ms. Michal Preminger, Leader, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston MA
SC Life Sciences Hall of Fame Induction Award presentation
Feature: "Ignite the Future: Optimizing The Future of Healthcare"
Thornton Kirby, President & CEO, South Carolina Hospital Association
David Sudduth, VP & COO, Prisma Health - Upstate Health Sciences Center
Two additional panelists to be announced
Briefing: "On the Front Lines: Advocacy for an Industry"
Thomas Hardaway and Sharon Brigner, PhRMA
11:20AM Networking break
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 presentation
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
2:05PM Networking break
Feature: "South Carolina: Just Right for Life Sciences"
Ms. Pamela Evette, Lieutenant Governor, State of South Carolina
SC Life Sciences PINNACLE Award for Organizational Contribution presentation
3PM Feature: "Igniting the Future of Healthcare"
Halle Tecco, CEO & Founder, Natalist
Tiffany Wilson, CEO, Global Center for Medical Innovation
Moderator: Erin Ford, Executive Vice President, SCBIO
3:45PM Free Time to Enjoy Greenville
5:30PM Ignite The Future Reception – Hyatt Regency Greenville Studio 220
Presented by Greenwood Partnership, Greenville Area Development Corp. and City of Greenville
7:30PM on Dinner On Your Own
8 - 11PM Hospitality Suite -- The Pergola @ Roost, Hyatt Regency Greenville
Thursday, October 31 – Hyatt Regency Greenville Grand Ballroom
7:30AM Welcome Breakfast & Networking -- SCBIO Exhibitor Pavilion open
8:30AM Feature: "Turning Education & Research Into Cures & Companies"
Dr. Jim Clements, President, Clemson University
Follow-On Discussion with:
Dr. Cynthia Young, Dean, College of Science, Clemson University
Additional participant to be announced
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 Apprenticeship Carolina
Feature: "Turning Up The Heat: 5 SC Success Stories You Need to Know"
ChartSpan -- Jon-Michial Carter, Founder and CEO
4 additional companies to be announced
Moderator: to be announced
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
Third panelist to be announced
Moderator: HeatherSimmons 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
Other participating companies to be announced
Moderator: to be announced
Following panel discussion, companies are invited to meet with students and candidates attending program.