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BioForward Annual Member Meeting

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

BioForward Annual Member Meeting

Lunch Sponsor: GE Healthcare
Sponsored by Thermo Fisher and Perkins Coie 

April 25, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM | Edgewater, Madison, WI

It has been a defining year of growth, achievement, and exciting product and collaboration developments for BioForward and our members. The Wisconsin biohealth industry continues to flourish including new partnerships, funding opportunities, and research breakthroughs. Enjoy an afternoon of recoginition and celebration as we host our largest member-only event, the BioFoward Annual Member Meeting. Join us for a members-only luncheon featuring member-to-member networking, a review of our past year’s activities and upcoming national initiatives, an engaging keynote presentation, and much more!

 

Table registration and sponsorship opportunities are now available! See below for details. 

Register Today!

 

Keynote Speaker: Joe Hammer, Managing Director, Healthcare Corporate Finance—Silicon Valley Bank

An experienced biohealth executive and previous BioForward board chair, Joe Hammer leads Silicon Vally Bank’s Healthcare Corporate Finance practice throughout the United States and Canada. Based in Boston, he focuses on the development and expansion of relationships with medical device, biopharma, diagnostics, and digital health companies. Joe will discuss emerging industry trends and how our industry fits in the future state of healthcare.

Click here to read SVB’s most recent Trends in Healthcare Investments and Exits, Annual 2019 Report.

Fireside Chat: Michael Partsch, Chief Venture Officer – WARF Ventures

Our keynote presentation starts with Joe Hammer, Managing Director, Healthcare Corporate Finance, Silicon Valley Bank presenting on national life science trends now followed by a fireside chat with WARF Ventures Chief Venture Officer, Michael Partsch. Their conversation will be centered on the global life science trends analysis and opportunities for changing the investment landscape in the Wisconsin and the Midwest.
WARF Ventures works to advance UW-Madison and Morgridge Institute for Research technologies by investing in startup companies within the UW Community. Mike is a veteran venture capitalist and startup CEO with extensive operational experience in early-stage university based startups.

 

Supporting STEM Education in Wisconsin:

10% of Event Proceeds will be Donated to Morgridge Rural Summer Science Camps

BioForward is excited to donate 10% of all event proceeds to the Morgridge Rural Summer Science Camp Program. We believe all children should have opportunities for science education, and keeping our tradition of supporting STEM education, this year we will be donating to this wonderful initiative. Learn more about the program here!

 

Program:

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Arrive and Networking

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Welcome and Review of Year from BioForward

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Lunch and Networking

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM: Keynote Presentation on Healthcare Investments & Trends

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM: Networking

 

Table & Sponsorship Opportunities:

Connect with our members & gain exposure for your organization at our largest member-only event! Interested? Contact Brian at bmoeller@bioforward.org.

Table Sponsorship – $600

  • Ten tickets, including gourmet lunch, for the BioForward annual meeting ($150 savings)
  • Logo recognition on event materials, presentation and highlighted at table
  • Designated table for your guests
  • Networking, and employee engagement opportunities
  • Exposure to your company’s work with BioForward

Gold Sponsorship – $5,000 (One Available)

  • Keynote introduction
  • Sponsored event table including ten tickets for event and gourmet lunch ($600 value)
  • Logo recognition on event materials, presentation and highlighted at each table
  • Online marketing of logo on website and social media
  • Member-only networking opportunity

Silver Sponsorship – $2,500 (Only One Remaining)

  • Sponsored event table including ten tickets for event and gourmet lunch ($600 value)
  • Logo recognition on event materials and presentation
  • Online marketing of logo on website and social media
  • Member-only networking opportunity

 

THANK YOU EVENT SPONSORS!

Details

Date:
April 25
Time:
11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Venue

The Edgewater
1001 Wisconsin Ave
Madison,53703United States
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Website:
https://www.theedgewater.com/

Organizer

BioForward Wisconsin
Website:
www.bioforward.org