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BioFlorida Day at the Capitol (members-only) | Tallahassee

BioFlorida Day at the Capitol is an unique opportunity for us to educate and advocate to advance the industry in the state. We will have an outstanding line-up of meetings scheduled with key leaders in the state legislature.

1/16/2018 to 1/17/2018
When: 01/16-17/2018
2:30 PM
Where: TCC Center for Innovation
300 W. Pensacola Street
Room CC114
Tallahassee, Florida  32301
United States
Contact: BioFlorida

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Upcoming 2018 BioFlorida Day at the Capitol

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 16-17

BioFlorida Member Briefings / Reception, Program & Tour of the World's Largest National High Magnetic Field Laboratory& BioFlorida Legislator Meetings


Meetings with the following legislators and Cissy Proctor, Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity are scheduled throughout the 2 days (others to be announced):

 Representative Loranne Ausley

Senator Dennis Baxley

Representative Lori Berman

Representative Erin Grall

Representative Jamie Grant

Representative Joe Gruters

Representative Shevrin Jones

Senator Jose Javier Rodrigues

Senator Annette Taddeo

Senator Perry Thurston

Senator Victor M. Torres, Jr.


Tuesday, January 16

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BioFlorida Member Briefings

TCC Center Downtown, Tallahassee


Internal Briefing on Legislative Landscape: Issues & Leadership

Meet Guest Speaker:Representative Erin Grall

Member Discussion: Legislative Priorities & Talking Points




5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Reception, Program & Tours

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) at FSU in Tallahassee


Tour the world's largest MagLab & hear from Cissy Proctor, Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research, Florida State University.





Wednesday, January 17

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

BioFlorida Legislator Meetings

Florida State Capitol


Welcome: Hosted by Representative Jamie Grant, Chair, Health Quality Subcommittee

Legislator Meetings: BioFlorida Members Travel Through the Capitol (in small groups)

Working Lunch: Debrief Legislator Meetings & Develop Action Items





BIOFLORIDA MEMBERS interested in advocating for the life sciences in Florida.


LEGISLATORS & REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH interested in connecting with life science professionals, scientists and researchers.












Please make your HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS for BioFlorida Day 2018


Hotel rooms in Tallahassee sell out quickly. Below are a few options:


Aloft Tallahassee Downtown


DoubleTree Tallahassee


Courtyard by Marriott Tallahassee Capitol


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.