8 – 9 a.m., Registration, Networking and Workforce engagement station interaction
9 – 11:50 a.m., Welcome, Panel Discussion and Company Pitch Showcase
Welcome: “Growing” Economic Indicators with Liisa Bozinovic
From Innovation through Scaling: A Regional Life Science Company’s Story with Ryan Dunlap and Dan Snyder
Company Pitch Judges: Mark Bruns, Jim Huston, and Doug Kawahara
11:50 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Lunch with Meetup discussion tables
1:15 – 2:35 p.m., Company Pitch Showcase II
2:50 – 4:30 p.m., Panel Discussion and Research Fast Pitch
Industry Intersections with Research with Jeff King, Robert Guldberg and special guest panelists
Research Fast Pitch emcee: Jackie Wirz; Judges: John Baumann, Jim Deane, Linda Hansen, and Andrew Watson
4:30 p.m., Awards Ceremony Begins
The Company Pitch Fest highlights our state’s best entrepreneurs and start-up companies. Each entrepreneur selected to participate will give a 10-minute pitch to the audience with 5 minutes Q&A. Judges will award $5000.00 and an Oregon Bio Silver Membership, along with 16 hours of BioPro class time, 1 free admission to an upcoming Oregon Bio event and legal/IP counsel. Apply Here.
The Research Fast Pitch is a showcase designed for basic and applied student and early career researchers to share their work in a unique format—with precisely timed, three minute, automatically advancing, six-slide presentations. Judges will award $1000.00 along with 16 hours of BioPro class time, 1 free admission to an upcoming Oregon Bio event and legal/IP counsel. Apply Here.