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Career Connections Event | Davie (Southeast FL)

When: 2/29/2020
8:15 AM
Where: NSU, Health Professions Division Building
3200 S. University Drive
Davie, Florida  33328
United States
Contact: BioFlorida

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

See you this Saturday - Life Sciences Career Connections

A forum for employers to meet future talent, and for Students and Industry Professionals to learn about local companies. Attend to meet life science companies and organizations.

WHAT: Life Sciences Career Connections

WHEN: This Saturday, February 29

TIME: 8:15 am - 1:30 pm

WHERE: NSU, Health Professions Building



PARKING: Park in the Health Professions Division (HPD) Garage. Use the PayByPhone App or pay at the multi-space meter located on the 1st Floor of the HPD Garage near the Elevators & vending machines. Parking is $1/hour.




NSU,Health Professions Division


3200 S. University Drive

Davie,FL 33328


Dress is Business or Business Casual. Pack a Jacket or sweater, and bring plenty of Business Cards.


SCHEDULE of Events


8:15 am - 9:00 am Lite Breakfast & Coffee

Registration, Networking & Meet the Exhibitors


9:00 am - 9:15 am

Opening Remarks

Gina Alexis, The Alexis Group Consultants and BioFlorida Southeast Chapter Chair & Nancy K. Bryan, President & CEO, BioFlorida


9:15 am - 9:20 am

Welcome to NSU

Roxana Ross, Ed.D.,Executive Director

NSU Grant Writing Manager, Translational Research and Economic Development, NSU Research


9:20 am - 9:40 am

Choose Your Path: Multiple Career Options in the Life Sciences

Arunodoy Sur, PhD, Technology Licensing Officer, NSU


9:40 am - 9:45 am

Meet Corporate Contacts


9:45 am - 10:45 am

Career Connections: Network With Industry Representatives


10:45 am - 11:30 am

PANEL: Company Strategies to Hire the Right People


Moderator: Chris Burgio, Senior Vice President; Marsh & McLennan Agency - Florida & BioFlorida Southeast Leadership Team Member



Michael Hudak, Director, Human Resources, SHL Pharma

Sheila Marinelli, Director of Human Resources, ADMA Biologics

Muctarr Sesay, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Goodwin Biotechnology

Karen Williams, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist, TherapeuticsMD



11:30 am - 12:15 pm Snack Break & Meet the Exhibitors

Career Connections: Network With Industry Representatives


12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

PANEL: Job Seeker Strategies to Land The Right Job


Moderator: Nicholas Gonzalez, Director of NPD Quality, MEC Innovations



Lorena Castaneda, Quality Engineer, Stryker

Francisco Isaza, Mechanical Engineer II, Trividia Health, Inc.

Matthew Ishahak, Chief Technology Officer, Bio-Vitro & PhD Candidate, Physiomimetic Microsystems Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami

Diana Singkornrat, Sr. Associate, MedTech, The Mullings Group


12:45 pm - 12:55 pm

CareerSource Broward: Connecting talent and employers with no-cost solutions

Bonnie Smith, Business Services Manager HealthCare, CareerSource Broward


12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

Closing Remarks & Upcoming Events

Gina Alexis, The Alexis Group Consultants and BioFlorida Southeast Chapter Chair


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch & Network

Career Connections: Network With Industry Representatives







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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.


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