Join SCBIO and an illustrious panel of subject matter experts for a full day program of expert insights, continuing education and fabulous networking at Life Sciences Boot Camp: Insights On SC's Fastest-Growing Industry. The program will be held February 20, 2019 at the USC Alumni Center in Columbia, S.C.
You'll come away from this packed program with new insights and actionable information -- plus great new relationships with industry thought leaders -- that will help you improve your organization's involvement and success in South Carolina's $11.4 billion industry! CLE credits may be earned for most sessions.
Engage Your Community.
Top life sciences industry leaders will be here. The agenda encourages easy access between educational sessions for connecting with speakers and peers. In one day, you'll learn more than you ever thought possible about South Carolina's fastest-growing industry sector... at a fraction of the cost of comparable continuing education programs.
Who Should Attend.
If you are an attorney seeking insight and CLE credits, a life sciences industry professional seeking to broaden your industry knowledge, professional from services, academia or economic development who would benefit from learning "what you need to know" about healthcare, pharmaceuticals, next-gen medicines, medical devices, diagnostics, testing, advanced manufacturing and more, you need to be here. And if your organization is an SCBIO member, you can attend free or at greatly reduced rates!
Why Come to SCBIO Life Sciences Boot Camp.
Come for new connections… old friends… fabulous networking… incredible insights… continuing education credit…and (of course) learning and fun. Attendees from 2018 remarked that it was one of the best learning experiences of their careers.
SCBIO Investor Organizations receive one registration free of charge. To receive your code for your organization's FREE registration, click here.
The Complete Agenda:
8:30am -- Registration and networking, light breakfast provided
9:15 - 9:25am -- Kickoff, welcome, agenda - Sam Konduros, CEO, SCBIO
9:30 - 10:20am -- Keys to Recruiting, Retaining & Growing Life Science Companies in SC - Tushar Chikhliker, Partner, Nexsen Pruet
10:25 - 11:15am -- Product Development & Commercialization: The Changing Landscape of Bringing MedTech Products to Market - Kathy Phlegar, Principal, Phlegar & Associates
11:20 - 12:10pm -- Early Stage Funding: Accessing SBIR-STTR Capital - Maureen Thomas, National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health
12:10 - 1:15pm -- Break -- Lunch On Your Own
1:15 - 2:05pm -- Navigating the FDA: An Overview of Medical Product Approvals and Enforcement Trends - Erica Jackson, Partner, K&L Gates
2:10 - 3pm -- Project Development & Optimization for Life Sciences Facilities - Dave McGlashan & Adam Hoots, Life Sciences Team Leaders, DPR Construction
3:05 - 3:55pm -- How to Gain Reimbursement for My New Technology - Darralyn Alexander, Principal, Reimbursement Strategies
4 - 4:30pm -- South Carolina Life Sciences 2019: A Look Forward - Sam Konduros, CEO, SCBIO
4:30pm -- Program Adjourns
5:30 - 7:30pm -- Attendees invited to SCRA's Champagne Toast Celebrating $1 Billion in Funding to SC Companies -- The Meridian Building, ABC Room on 17th Floor, 1320 Main Street Columbia. Click for more details.