2017 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit Presented by BioForward Wisconsin

Wisconsin Biohealth Summit

OCTOBER 10,2017 | MADISON, WI

THRIVING IN A NEW ERA OF HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS

THRIVING IN A NEW ERA OF HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS: WISCONSIN’S ROLE IN THE EVOLUTION OF MEDICINE AND TECHNOLOGY

As medicine and technology continue to converge, the future of healthcare solutions is on the horizon presenting new opportunities, challenges, and shifts in today’s healthcare industry. BioForward Wisconsin’s annual summit features keynote and panel sessions highlighting the emerging trends in this new era of healthcare solutions and brings together experts with insight to these trends.

Industry Expert Panels

Wisconsin Achievement Awards

Networking Opportunities

Business Development

MORNING KEYNOTE ANNOUNCED:

 

FOXCONN MEDICAL GROUP:

Foxconn Technology Group recently announced commitment to Wisconsin through the selection of Southeastern Wisconsin for their high-tech manufacturing plant and technology campus. Foxconn has a history of investments in healthcare and bioscience initiatives, and with Foxconn’s decision to invest in Wisconsin for display manufacturing comes the possibility of research partnerships, medical manufacturing, investment and employment for Wisconsin’s concentration of STEM-educated workforce.

Hear from the Foxconn Medical Group on using technology to enhance healthcare, their initiatives within healthcare technology, and what they envision for the future for Foxconn and Wisconsin’s biohealth industry. 

SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • Full-day event built with you in mind, including dedicated networking time, business development opportunities, professional development workshops, and insight into where the biohealth industry is going
  • 2 Keynote Speakers from the health and technology industry followed by question and answer sessions
  • A chance to meet and network with industry peers, executives, investors, and researchers from organizations including GE Healthcare, FUJIFILM, UW-Madison, Covance, Medical College of Wisconsin, The Dohmen Company, Aldevron, Exact Sciences, and more!
  • 6 Panel Sessions covering topics from personalized medicine, success stories from Wisconsin,  biomanufacturing, attracting and retaining talent, to healthcare legislation and advocacy updates
  • Afternoon Networking Reception with the chance to meet with thought leaders and innovators over signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

AT A GLANCE:

Envisioning the Future of Healthcare Technology 

Foxconn Medical Group

Foxconn Technology Group recently announced commitment to Wisconsin through the selection of Southeastern Wisconsin for their high-tech manufacturing plant and technology campus. Foxconn has a history of investments in healthcare and bioscience initiatives, and with Foxconn’s decision to invest in Wisconsin for display manufacturing comes the possibility of research partnerships, medical manufacturing, investment and employment for Wisconsin’s concentration of STEM-educated workforce.

Hear from the Foxconn Medical Group on using technology to enhance healthcare, their initiatives within healthcare technology, and what they envision for the future for Foxconn and Wisconsin’s biohealth industry. 

Looking Forward: The Impact of Future Healthcare Reform on the Biohealth Industry

Wisconsin’s healthcare systems generate $26 billion annually in economic impact, paralleling the 1,600 biohealth companies that call Wisconsin home.  As the healthcare debate on Capitol Hill continues, the future state of healthcare and the larger biohealth community remains unknown. Hear from a panel of government affairs experts on their predictions, perspectives, and insights on upcoming healthcare reform legislation, including the impact on state and federal policy and the biohealth industry.

Panelists:

  • Rachel Roller, Senior Vice President, Community and Government Relations, Aurora Health Care
  • Brian O’Connor, Vice President of Alliance Development, AdvaMed
  • Patrick Plues, Senior Director of State Government Relations, BIO

Wisconsin: A Biomanufacturing Center of Excellence

Advanced manufacturing of therapeutic medical/lab devices and instrumentation, cells, or tissues – termed “biomanufacturing” – is developing as a substantial industry in the United States. With over 20 years of expertise in regenerative medicine and biomanufacturing, Wisconsin continues to lead the nation in this industry, now defining the state as a biomanufacturing center of excellence. Learn from biomanufacturing leaders and industry partners on upcoming initiatives to support this emerging center of excellence.

Join us at the close of the day on the second floor atrium of Madison’s Overture Center for a chance to network with attendees in an energetic atmosphere filled with delicious food and drink recipes designed with the 2017 Biohealth Summit in mind – The Forward Old Fashioned and The Isthmus Cocktail!

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KEY THEMES:

  • Discussing local, national, and global trends in biohealth and healthcare
  • Outlining Wisconsin assets that map to these trends and convergence of multiple industries
  • Exploring the future of healthcare solutions from fundamental research to life-changing technologies
  • Statewide collaborations, assets, and success stories around Wisconsin’s biomanufacturing center of excellence
  • Defining how Wisconsin is established in the future of biohealth and
    healthcare

VENUE AND PARKING

 OVERTURE CENTER FOR THE ARTS | MADISON, WI

Overture Center for the Arts is a stunning architectural landmark in the heart of Madison’s thriving cultural arts district. In addition to housing ten resident organizations and presenting more than 200 performances, art exhibitions, and educational and community events each year.

201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703

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CONTACT US

Kate Rodgers
Marketing Manager, BioForward

Kate is responsible for all event logistics and can answer any questions on registration, sponsorship opportunities, press inquires, and any other topics! Please feel free to contact her at krodgers@bioforward.org.

Brian Moeller
Operations Manager, BioForward

Brain is available to answer any questions on membership and sponsorship rates! Please feel free to contact him at bmoeller@bioforward.org.

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