--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
WHAT: The inaugural South Florida Life Sciences Showcase will bring together medical technology, biopharmaceutical, health IT, marine biotechnology professionals and others in the life sciences Thursday, March 23rd, from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., at the Miami International Airport (MIA) Conference Center.
ABOUT: This half-day event is specifically designed to showcase the life sciences industry in South Florida and features:
- Keynote presentation by Hugo F. Villegas, President of Medtronic, Latin America
- Discussions on the airport's pharma hub designation and what it means for companies
- Lightning Rounds highlighting successful and promising companies in the region including BlinkBio, Inc., Longeveron and others to be announced!
- Multiple opportunities to connect and with other life science professionals
WHEN: Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Miami International Airport (MIA) Conference Center, Central Terminal, Concourse E, 7th Floor, Miami, FL 33126. Park in either the Dolphin or Flamingo Garages.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Life science executives, researchers, industry professionals and students.
WHY ATTEND: Learn about the region's strengths in the life sciences and meet industry executives and professionals. The event's atmosphere is designed to encourage conversations and connections that will help attendees facilitate collaborations and explore potential business development opportunities.
COST: The event is open to the public. Registration fee is $40 for BioFlorida members and $60 for non-members. There is a special discounted rate of $30 for students and post-docs. Additional $5 fee at door.
INAUGURAL SPONSORS: Special thanks goes to this year's Host, the Miami International Airport; Premier Sponsors & Exhibitors Fisher Scientific and Sensus Healthcare; Premier Sponsor Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance; and Exhibitors BioTeknica, BioTools, Eppendorf and Vitamin-D Creative.
INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE: Continental breakfast, lunch, coffee, water and soft drinks is included in the price of your ticket.
BioFlorida is the voice of Florida's life sciences industry, representing nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians. SOURCE: The Value of Bioscience Innovation in Growing Jobs and Improving Quality of Life (TEConomy/BIO, 2016).