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CANCELLED – Wisconsin Biohealth Symposium 2020
April 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Postponed – Date TBD
discover | collaborate | transform
The UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and UW Health, along with our campus partners, Discovery to Product (D2P) and Isthmus Project, are working with key stakeholders to establish Wisconsin as a national innovation hub. This one-day conference will highlight how Wisconsin academic institutions, businesses and government can collaborate to achieve this bold vision.
Where: Fluno Center, 601 University Ave, Madison, WI 53715
Who: We invite start-ups, biohealth industry, faculty, students, researchers, funders, policy makers, support organizations and others across the state to join us to learn about and inform new ways to strengthen:
- Workforce development
- Funding and resources
- Academic and industry collaborations
Cost: The UW-Madison Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership is pleased to present this conference at no cost to participants
10:00 am – 10:30 am – Registration
10:30 am – 10:45 am – Opening Remarks
10:45 am – 11:45 am – The Brookings Report – Emerging Opportunities in the Heartland
11:45 am – 12:45 pm – Lunch – Speaker, Erik Iverson, CEO, WARF
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm – Panel 1 – Workforce Development – How can Wisconsin best create the workforce that industry needs to thrive in Wisconsin?
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Panel 2 – Funding and Resources – What are the key funding and other resources in place to attract start-ups as well as established companies, and what else is needed?
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Panel 3 – Academic and Industry Collaborations – What opportunities exist and what can be done to improve collaboration?
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm– Keynote Speaker – Kevin Conroy, CEO, Exact Sciences
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm – Concluding Remarks
5:15 pm – 6:00 pm – Networking Reception
UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health | Isthmus Project & UW Health | UW-Madison Discovery to Product | UW-Madison School of Pharmacy | UW-Madison Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership
Questions? Contact Rob Hagan via email or phone 608-265-6192