• NCBIO Annual Meeting 2020

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    Name: NCBIO Annual Meeting 2020
    Date: September 29, 2020 - October 2, 2020
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    The 26th Annual Meeting will now be held virtually over four days with a program session being held each day from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Topics and confirmed speakers are noted below.

    Tuesday, September 29 - Local Election Outlook sponsored by
    Democratic and Republican campaign consultants will explain what issues are driving political debate and campaign promises. The discussion will include an examination of the allure of drug price control and healthcare costs as a political issue. How will the NC election affect the national election, vice versa?
    Wednesday, September 30 - National Policy Outlook and Ramifications sponsored by Cook Medical
    You heard about the local policy outlook yesterday. Let's continue the policy discussion but at the national level. What does this mean in terms of policy in 2021? What does this mean for our small and mid-size companies in the state? Think about policy options still out there, ramifications for NC, and economic impact to NC.
    • Mike Mattoon, Vice President, Federal Government Relations, BIO
    • Doug Peddicord, President, Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO)
    • Sam Taylor, President, NCBIO (moderator)
    Thursday, October 1 - Value of Life Sciences: The Future of Health for Our People sponsored by VWR, part of Avantor
    Learn more about the technology landscape in NC. Hear from three of North Carolina’s most innovative life science companies. Join us for a fireside chat with respected observers of North Carolina’s life science landscape.
    • Vivian Doelling, Ph.D., Vice President, Emerging Company Development, North Carolina Biotechnology Center (moderator)
    • Ed Field, President, BioLabs NC
    • Karen LeVert, Venture Partner, Pappas Capital; President and Co-founder, Ag TechInventures and Southeast TechInventures
    Friday, October 2 - Biotechnology’s Promise: Feeding, Fueling and Healing the World sponsored by Bioventus 
    The closing speaker will wrap up the week’s program of election, policy and promising technologies, and will the discuss the impact of all on our member companies in terms of job growth and innovation. 

    Thank you to our sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the Annual Meeting, please contact Laura Gunter, membership director.
    Virtual via GoToWebinar
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, September 29 to Friday, October 2
    Noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Amber Niebauer, Events Director
    Member registration is required. In your registration confirmation, you will receive the GoToWebinar link. You will need to click that link to fully register for the Annual Meeting and receive your unique login.

    If you are not a member and are interested in attending, please contact our membership director,
    Laura Gunter, for approval.
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