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Saturday Exchange Life Science Career Connections | Boca Raton

The Saturday Exchange series are quarterly events that bring together industry leaders from South Florida's most innovative life sciences companies, institutes and academic institutions.These half-day events create opportunities to exchange information about local technology and network. The Life Science Career Connections provides a forum for life science employers to meet future talent; for students and professionals to learn about local companies; and the opportunity for all to connect.

When: 10/29/2016
8:15 am - 1:30 pm
Where: I-SENSE - Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering
777 Glades Road
Engineering East Building
Boca Raton, Florida  33431
United States
Contact: BioFlorida

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Online registration is now closed but you may still register onsite if you would like to attend.

Member onsite: $30

Non-Member onsite: $50

Students Onsite: $20

Please note, Saturday is FAU's Homecoming game.
·I-95 to Glades Road
·Head east onto Glades

·Turn left (north) at second traffic light and turn left (north) into the secondary entrance to Florida Atlantic University which is East University Drive. 
·From University Drive, go through 3-way stop and make left turn (west) onto 20th Street.
·Find Building 96; immediately on the right.
·Park in Lot 27, across the street.
·To access Lot 27, make a U-turn on 20th Street. Turn right into the parking lots, then use the parking lot to the left.


Life Science Career Connections

Saturday, October 29th, 2016 | 8:15 am start time!

Where innovative life science employers connect with South Florida's dynamic workforce

Who Should Attend:

  • Students and Postdocs interested in a life science career (biomedical engineering, research, biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical industries),possible job opportunities and in discussing career aspirations with life science professionals*
  • Life Science Professionals and Industry Veterans interested in networking with their peers, learning about job opportunities, offering career advice to students and learning about FAU's Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering (I-SENSE)*
  • Life Science Companies interested in supporting industry growth, providing career advice and offering job opportunities*


Altor Bioscience



Biorep Technologies

BioTest Pharmaceuticals

Boca Biolistics

Bolton Medical

Medical Engineering Consultants

Neuro Pharmalogics

Sancilio & Company

Sensus Healthcare

SHL Pharma

Vigilant Biosciences

*Please note that while all Exhibitors are very interested in meeting you,

not all are currently hiring. 

Online registration will close Friday, October 28th at noon EST.



Saturday, October 29th |8:15 am - 1:30 pm


Engineering East Building

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

There is free parking available in Lot 27, across the street from the building

(see Campus Map here)

$25 BioFlorida Members

$45 Non-Members

$15 Students & Post-Docs

All walk-ins $5 additional charge.



Lite breakfast & coffee

8:15 am - 9:00 am

Registration, Networking & Meet the Exhibitors


9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Gregory A.Nelson, Partner

Fox Rothschild

Program Moderator

Ebony Daniels Sanon, Business Development Manager


9:15 am - 9:45 am

I-SENSE: Enabling the Internet of Everything

Jason O. Hallstrom, PhD, Professor & Director

Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


9:45 am - 10:05 am

Break, Networking & Exhibitors

10:05 am - 10:35 am

Biomedical Signal & Image Analysis: Understanding Human Physiology from an Engineering Perspective

Behnaz Ghoraani, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Engineering

and Computer Science Fellow, I-SENSE

Florida Atlantic University

10:35 am - 10:55 am

Break, Networking & Exhibitors

 10:55 am - 11:25 am

Medical Device Development, From Concept to Market

Nicholas Gonzalez, Director of New Product Development Quality, Medical Engineering Consultants

11:25 am - 12:15 pm

Career Panel


 Donna Bean, Vice President, Human Resources,Bolton Medical

Nicholas Gonzalez, Director of New Product Development Quality, Medical Engineering Consultants

Michael Hudak, Director of Human Resources,SHL Pharma


Matthew Ishahak, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Biomedical Engineering,University of Miami &Diana Singkornrat, Associate Account Manager, Boca Biolistics

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Life Science Career Connections, Exhibitors

& Closing Remarks

Gina Alexis,The Alexis Group Consultants&

Chair,BioFlorida Southeast Chapter
















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.