iC3 2017: Life Science Summit Agenda

iC3 will have over twenty speakers from the life science community speaking on state-wide innovations in biotech, commercialization, partnering and capital, and talent.

iC3 will have over twenty speakers from the life science community speaking on state-wide innovations in biotech, commercialization, partnering and capital, and talent.
Note that times and speakers may change. Please check event program information at bionorthTX.


7:30 – 8:15 a.m.  
Registration and Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30 a.m.  
Welcome

Frank Grassler, JD, Vice President Technology Development, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 
   

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.                 
Opening Comments

Dr. Vistasp M. Karbhari, President, The University of Texas, Arlington

 
   

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.                 
State of the Industry “The Future of Healthcare and the Impact of New Technology”

Thomas R. Kowalski, President and CEO, Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute Tom Luby, Ph.D., Head of JLABS @ TMC Houston

Dr. Stuart Flynn, Founding Dean, TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine Moderator – Terry Foster, Ph.D., CEO bionorthTX

 
   

9:30 – 9:50 a.m.                 
Networking Break

 
   

9:50 – 10:35 a.m.                                                     
Innovation to Commercialization

Dr. Kevin Nelson, Founder and CSO, TissueGen, Inc.
Halden Conner, CEO, Nacuity Pharmaceuticals Dr. Jon Weidanz, AbbeXXa Biologics, Inc.

Moderator – Teri Schultz, Esq., Director, Office of Technology Management at The University of Texas at Arlington

 

10:35 – 10:55 a.m.                 
Networking Break

 

10:55 – 11:40 p.m.            
Innovation to Collaboration and Partnering “Navigating the Steps of Product Placement”

Dr. Frank Rosinia, Chief Quality Officer, JPS

Dr. Ignacio Nunez, Director Minimally Invasive Surgery, Texas Health Arlington Memorial

Tony Johnson, Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Baylor Scott & White

Moderator – Deborah Hutchinson, Co-Chair bionorthTX Board of Directors

 

11:40 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.             
Break

 
   

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.             
Luncheon Keynote

Dr. Eric Olson, Director of the H a.m.on Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine, Chair of Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Moderator – Frank Grassler, JD, Vice President Technology Development, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 
   

12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.               
Dennis Stone Award

Dr. Helen Hobbs, Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Introductions by – Kay Tieman, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, ameriPac, Inc.

Award Recipient – Lyda Hill

 
   

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.                  
“Innovation to Capital: Alternative Financial Strategies and Start-up Management”

Paul Herchman, Board Member, Investor, Consultant, Careexpand Dennis Cagan, Principal, Caganco Inc.

Moderator – Jorge Varela, Executive Vice President, Texas Research & Technology Foundation

1:45 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Networking Break

2:05 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.                  
Innovation to Communication: “Informing Your Target Market”


Melanie Morris, Marketing Manager, Eosera

Jay H a.m.ilton, President & CEO, Presage Solutions, Inc. Moderator – Terry Foster, Ph.D., CEO bionorthTX

 

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                  
Networking Break

 
   

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.                  
Talent: “Retain, Re-engage, and Re-invest”

Danielle O’Neil, Business Develo p.m.ent Te a.m. Lead Science, Kelly Scientific Resources Melissa Acosta, PhD, Director, Office of Clinical Research, JPS Health Network Michael Torres, PhD, Director of Biology & Co – Founder, ReCode Therapeutics.

Aliya Khan, Director of Talent Management, Galderma

Moderator – Natalie Lundsteen, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Develo p.m.ent, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 
   

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.                  
Final Thoughts, A Word from the State and the University of Texas, Arlington

Dr. Duane Dimos, VP Research, The University of Texas, Arlington

Rep. Rodney Anderson, Texas House of Representatives, District 105

4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          
Cocktail Reception

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