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.
Frank Grassler, JD, Vice President Technology Development, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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