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Growing the Life Science Industry in Northeast Florida | Gainesville

When: 08/23/2018
5:00 PM
Where: UF Innovate | The Hub
747 SW 2nd Ave
Gainesville, Florida  32601
United States
Contact: BioFlorida

Online registration is closed.
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Online registration for this event is now closed. You may still register onsite.

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


5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


The panel "Growing the Life Sciences Industry in Northeast Florida" isthis Thursday at

UF Innovate | The Hub. Hear perspectives from CEOs and regional experts from supporting sectors of the industry; learn about the region's evolution as a life sciences cluster, its growing list of assets,and what is required to achieve an industry hub.


Tour the facility and connect with executives and professionals from

Gainesville, Jacksonville and Alachua.



UF Innovate | The Hub

747 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601


Online registration will close Wednesday, 8/22 at noon EDT.




5:00 - 5:30 pm

Registration & Networking

5:30 - 5:40 pm

Welcome & Introductions

Jeffrey Tate, PhD,COO & CSO, CTD Holdings, Inc.& Science Chair, BioFlorida Northeast Chapter


Glenn Ladwig, JD, Partner, SLE & Board Member, BioFlorida

5:40 - 7:00 pm

PANEL - Growing the Life Sciences Industry in Northeast Florida


Perspectives from a CEO/Entrepreneur

John Engels,Investor, Co-Founder and Former VP of AxoGen

Quang Pham, Founder, Chairman and CEO,Espero BioPharma


Providing Employee Benefits and HR Services

Alina Muehlbauer,James Moore & Co.


Facilities and Space: Meeting the Demand

Michael P. Vascellaro, AIA, NCARB, RS&H


Initiatives to Gain and Retain Bioscience Business

Mai Khuu,Sr. Dir.,Economic Development,Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce


Sourcing Workforce Talent

Frank Avery, Executive Director, CareerSource North Central Florida

7:00 - 7:05 pm

BioFlorida Update & Closing Remarks

Nancy K. Bryan, President & CEO, BioFlorida


7:05 - 7:30 pm

Additional Networking & Optional Guided Tour





Onsite Registration Costs

$30 BioFlorida Members

$50 Non-Members

$20 Students

Online registration closed Wednesday, 8/22 at noon EDT.

About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents 6,200 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthIT and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ 87,000 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.


NEW regional sponsorship opportunities available.