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Michigan Bio-Industry Growth Summit

Join leaders from the bio-industry, academia, and policy realms to discuss how to best unleash Michigan’s biosciences R&D and manufacturing potential to stimulate economic growth.

2/3/2016
When: February 3, 2016
1:00-6:30 p.m.
Where: Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol
111 N. Grand Avenue
Lansing, Michigan  48933
United States
Contact: Dave McGuire
734-527-9150


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Michigan Bio-Industry Growth Summit: Roadmap for Success
A signature MichBio event 
Join leaders from the bio-industry, academia, and policy realms to discuss how to best unleash Michigan’s biosciences R&D and manufacturing potential to stimulate economic growth.

We will discuss the details of a forward-looking strategy for building a strong, statewide biosciences cluster and what’s needed across key sectors and specialty market areas.

Come participate in a robust discussion on leveraging our strengths and opportunities – as well as best practices – to enhance competitiveness and develop Michigan into a preeminent biosciences leader!

Kevin Lobo
Stryker Corporation
Roger Newton
Esperion Therapeutics
              

 

 


 

1:00 p.m.

Welcome

 

Stephen Rapundalo, PhD

President and CEO, MichBio

 

1:05 p.m.

Winning as a Bio Industry: Best Practices for Michigan's Competitiveness

A call to action! Michigan must do more to win in today’s competitive global biosciences marketplace. Hear national bio-industry leaders talk about best practices that we can learn from.

Moderator:

Roger Newton, PhD

Executive Chairman and CSO, Esperion Therapeutics

 

Panelists:

Mark Leahey, CEO
Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)

 

Liz Powell, Esq. MPH, Principal
G2G Consulting

 

1:45 p.m.

Bio-Industry Growth for a New Michigan Economy

What’s the vision for growing Michigan’s economy? How can the biosciences become a central and visible priority of state’s economic development strategy and send a signal that Michigan is serious about being a bioscience leader?

 

Moderator:
Tom Henderson
Finance and Technology Reporter, Crain's Detroit Business

 

Panelist:
Hon. Brian Calley

Lt. Governor, State of Michigan


2:15 p.m.

Made in Michigan: Great Science to Commercial Success

Michigan bio-industry entrepreneurs will discuss how they turned great science into productive business ventures and positive commercial outcomes, and what must be done to drive more “bio-success."


Jeff Mason
Executive Director,
University Research Corridor

Panelists:
Robert Kennedy, PhD
CSO,
Vestaron Corporation

Mina Sooch
CEO
,
Gemphire Therapeutics


Mark Fochette
CEO, Delphinus Medical Technologies


Julia Owens, PhD
CEO, Millendo Therapeutics

3:15 p.m.

Break


3:00 p.m.

A Business Agenda to Drive the Bioscience Economy

A new agenda for growing Michigan’s biosciences economy must be a pro-bio-industry agenda. Learn from leading executives on what matters to them and encourages their confidence and further investment.


Moderator:
Doug Rothwell
President and CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan

Panelists:
Dino Muzzin

Vice President and Lansing Site Head, Emergent BioSolutions


Kevin Lobo

President and CEO, Stryker Corporation


Todd Kingma
Chief Counsel, Perrigo Company

 4:00 p.m.

Building Michigan into a Biosciences Leader: The Roadmap

A definitive game plan for action and winning! A statewide effort identifies key opportunities and priorities, and how we should leverage Michigan’s unique assets and strengths to grow the state’s bio-industry.


Speaker:
Stephen Rapundalo, PhD

President and CEO, MichBio

4:20 p.m. 

Shaping Policy to Support Michigan’s Bio-Industry: Biosciences Legislative Caucus
Policy plays a critical role in enabling a competitive business environment. Hear decision makers outline their thoughts on what it will take to develop a winning strategy for Michigan’s bio-industry.


Moderator:
Michael Jandernoa
Director, Perrigo

Panelists:
Hon. Tonya Schuitmaker
Michigan State Senator

Hon. Rebekah Warren
Michigan State Senator

Hon. Sam Singh
Michigan State Representative

Hon. Jim Tedder 
Michigan State Representative

 

4:50 p.m. 

Why Michigan Can Win
Hear how Michigan can succeed and how you can be part of a renaissance in Michigan’s bio-industry.


Speaker:
Roger Newton, PhD

Executive Chairman and CSO, Esperion Therapeutics

 

5:00 p.m. 

Networking Reception

 

    

 

  

MichBio member  $99 
Non-member $149 

  

Not sure if your organization is a member? Review our list of current members here. 
Forgot your member account information or need to set one up? Contact us at 734-527-9150 or info@michbio.org.

 

 

   

 

Online registration will close at midnight on December 6; onsite registration will be available on December 8.

 

 

   

 

Sponsorship opportunities for the Growth Summit are available; download the prospectus here.

Creating Value
by delivering business-critical resources & bottom line savings
Building Networks
by connecting Michigan's bio-industry one member at a time
Growing Talent
by creating opportunities that develop people & build organizations
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