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When: 02/06/2016
8:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Where: University of Miami Newman Alumni Center
6200 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables, Florida  33146
United States
Contact: BioFlorida

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Members: $30; Non-Members: $50; Students: $20


Upcoming Saturday Exchange

Saturday, February 6

8:15 am -1:15 pm



  • Meet Leonard Pinchuk, PhD, CEO, Innovia,world-renowned expert in biomaterials and medical devices; Co-Founder Corvita (sold to Pfizer) and former Partner, Syntheon.
  • Talk to Alon Mozes, PhD, CEO, Neocis, formerly of MAKO Surgical,helped develop software for MAKO's groundbreaking Rio system for orthopedic robotic surgery.
  • Learn about UM's Biomedical Engineering program from renowned researcher Ozcan, Ozdamar, PhD,Chairman and Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering andJean-Pierre Bardet, PhD, Dean, College of Engineering,University of Miami.
  • Attend a Career Workshop Panel Discussion with life science industry experts.




University of Miami Newman Alumni Center

6200 San Amaro Drive

Coral Gables,FL 33146


Click here for parking & directions to the NewmanAlumni Center.



Breakfast & coffee will be available


8:15 am - 9:00 am

Registration & Networking


9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Gregory Nelson, Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg & Chair, Saturday Exchange Series
Jean-Pierre Bardet, PhD, Dean, College of Engineering, University of Miami

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Featured Speaker

Ozcan Ozdamar, PhD, Chairman & Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, UM

9:45 am - 10:05 am

Break & Networking

10:05 am - 10:35 am


Leonard Pinchuk, PhD, DSc, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Innovia LLC

10:35 am - 10:55 am

Break & Networking

10:55 am - 11:25 am


Alon Mozes, Founder & CEO, Neocis, Inc.

11:25 am - 12:15 pm

Career Panel Discussion & Panelists


Alon Mozes, Neocis, Inc.
Roberta Goode, President, Goode Compliance International

Leonard Pinchuk, PhD, DSc, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Innovia LLC

Raymond Diaz, Sr. Director of Manufacturing & Production Support, Heartware
Gregory Mayback, Founding Partner, Mayback & Hoffman, P.A.

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Closing of Main Event
Gina Alexis, The Alexis Group Consultants & Chair, BioFlorida Southeast Chapter


12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Networking Mixer & Lite Lunch Provided


A shuttle to lunch to take place at theBiomedical Engineering Departmentwill be provided.



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$25 BioFlorida Members

$45 Non-Members
$20 Student & Faculty Rate

Registration fee includes light breakfast

and lunch.


About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians.


Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.


Email us for a regional Chapter sponsorship.