October 24 - 26, 2017 | Charleston, SC | The Gaillard
Tuesday, October 24 – Grand Bohemian Hotel Rooftop Terrace
6 - 6:30PM VIP Welcome Reception
6:30 - 8PM Welcome Reception (All Registrants) - conference registration/check-in available
Wednesday, October 25 – The Gaillard Grand Ballroom
7AM - 12PM Registration Open/SCBIO Exhibitor Pavilion opens 8 a.m. and remains open all day
8:30AM Welcome Breakfast & Networking
Conference Kick-Off -- Erin Ford, SCBIO Chair & Sam Konduros, SCBIO President/CEO
Charleston Welcome -- The Hon. John Tecklenburg, Mayor, City of Charleston
CEO Panel -- "Resilience & Focus: Building a Diverse Life Science Portfolio in SC"
Nancy Snowden, CEO, NCGS
Chuck Crumpton, CEO/President, Medpoint
Lou Kennedy, CEO, Nephron Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Kathy Phlegar, Phlegar & Associates, SCBIO Board
10AM SCBIO Reimagined – Erin Ford, SCBIO Chair
SCBIO Rising – Sam Konduros, SCBIO President/CEO
SC Life Sciences Economic Impact Study Highlights –
Dr. Joey Von Nessen, USC Darla Moore School of Business
11AM Networking break
11:15AM "Creating an Unprecedented Strategic Plan for Growing Life Sciences in SC"
Jennifer Fletcher, Deputy Secretary, South Carolina Department of Commerce
11:30AM Life Sciences Industry Panel -- "The Opportunities & Challenges of Building a Life Science Company"
Lou Kennedy, CEO, Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Joseph McDonald, President & CEO, Belimed
John Hammes, General Manager Americas, SoftBox
Robert Fairey, VP Health Division, AVX
Moderator: Jennifer Fletcher, SC Dept. of Commerce
12:30PM Luncheon & Keynote – "Global Trends for the Life Sciences Industry -- and Implications for SC"
Jim Greenwood, Global President and CEO, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
1:30PM Gubernatorial Address: "SC Life Sciences Powered by Public/Private Partnership"
The Honorable Henry McMaster, Governor, State of South Carolina
2:30PM Special activity
2:45PM Networking break
3PM "Building a Life Sciences-Fueled Knowledge Economy in SC"
Dr. David Cole, President, Medical University of South Carolina
Jim Clements, President, Clemson University
Moderator: Christine Thiesing, SC Research Authority & SCBIO Board
4 - 5PM "Realities & Myths of Attracting Capital to Fuel Life Sciences Industry in SC & Beyond"
Amy Salzhauer, Co-Managing Partner, Good Growth Capital
Robert Crutchfield, Executive Director, Innovate Birmingham
Noah F. Rhodes III, Great Point Partners
David Perkins, President and CEO, Hatteras Funds
Moderator: John Osborne, Founder, Harbor Entrepreneur Center and Charleston Angel Partners
5 - 7PM Conference Crescendo Reception – The Gaillard Upper Lobby
7PM on Collaboration Dinner Parties
Thursday, October 26th – The Gaillard Grand Ballroom
7:30AM Welcome Breakfast & Networking -- SCBIO Exhibitor Pavilion open
8:30AM CEO Feature: Building the Life Sciences Industry in Real Time -- It's Not for the Timid!"
Story Telling by Matt Gevaert, CEO, KIYATEC and Shawn Reagan, CEO, RhythmLink
9:30AM Live SWOT Discussion with Attendees - Facilitator, Sam Konduros, SCBIO
10AM High-Impact Networking & Relationship Building
Conference Participants join industry CEOs and 20+ Featured Expert Speakers including Craig Buerstatte, US Commerce
Department Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Ashley Wittorf, Executive Director AdvaMed Accel;
Jason Rupp, CEO, SEMDA; and more for no-holds-barred conversation!
11:30AM SCBIO 2017 concludes
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