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Biotech Conference 2007
Student leaders and faculty gather at the 2007 Kellogg Biotech and Healthcare Conference.  Photo © Nathan Mandell
 

Biotech Conferences

2009-2010 Conferences

Drving Growth in a Cost Conscious Economy
Nov 11, 2009
Within today’s dynamic and volatile economic and political environment, successful healthcare companies must innovate their business practices and refine their portfolios amidst growing cost constraints and rapid change.  The conference will focus on ways that individuals in healthcare can deliver value for a variety of stakeholders despite the difficult environment. Featuring prominent keynote speakers and panelists, the conference will address topics including financing healthcare growth, leveraging interactive marketing tools, employing IT for operational effectiveness for providers, and the impact of President Obama’s health plan.  The conference promises to be an incredible opportunity for knowledge-sharing, information gathering and industry networking for Kellogg students, Kellogg alumni and industry representatives.

2008-2009 Conferences

Managing at the Forefront of Change
Nov 1, 2008
Healthcare as an industry and a business is continually evolving. Managers are faced with the challenges of forging uncharted waters, particularly in an election year such as this.  The 2008-09 conference Managing at the Forefront of Change, will tackle these timely managerial issues in a dynamic, thought-provoking forum.  Two keynote addresses six panels of diverse healthcare specialists will share their thoughts on the future of financing a start-up business, managing global brands, reaching out to underserved markets, the impact of going “green,” implementing technological advances in a slow-to-adapt industry, and growing transparency for consumer benefit. 

2007-2008 Conferences

Oncobiotech Summit
July 24-25, 2008
The two day summit offered for the firs time in association with Lurie Cancer Center will on present and future biotechnology relevant cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. The goal is to create a cross-discipline dialogue on critical current and emerging challenges and opportunities in developing novel personalized therapeutics and diagnostics, and adopting them in clinical practice and reimbursement. The dialogue will engage clinical practitioners, academic investigators (clinicians and scientists), biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, health care insurers (government and non-government) and venture capital firms.

BIO 2008 Annual International Convention
May 17-20, 2008
Annual meeting of BIO, the Biotechnology Industry Organization, will be held in San Diego. For more information, please visit the Conference Web site.

Kellogg Business of Healthcare Conference
January 19, 2008
The 2008 Kellogg Business of Healthcare Conference (formerly Kellogg Biotech & Healthcare Conference) will provide a conducive and interactive medium to explore trends, discontinuities, opportunities and challenges associated with today's life sciences and healthcare service sectors. Annually, the KBHC attracts over 400 attendees, including opinion leaders, industry professionals, academia and students, making it one of the top conferences at the Kellogg School of Management. Prior year's KBHC themes have included "Transforming the Face of Healthcare," "From Science to Sales" and last year’s theme “Today’s Ideas for Tomorrow’s Patients.”

2006-2007 Conferences

BIO 2007 Annual International Convention
May 6-9, 2007
Annual meeting of BIO, the Biotechnology Industry Organization, which will be held in Boston. For more information, please visit the Conference Web site.

Kellogg Biotech & Healthcare Conference
January 20, 2007

The Kellogg Biotech Conference is the premiere forum for the exchange of ideas to further the education of students, academia, and industry about the business of the life science industries.

The 2007 Kellogg Biotechnology and Healthcare Conference will provide a conducive and interactive medium to explore trends, discontinuities, opportunities and challenges associated with today's life sciences and healthcare service sectors. Annually, the KBHC attracts over 500 attendees, including opinion leaders, industry professionals, academia and students, making it one of the top conferences at The Kellogg School of Management. Prior year's KBHC themes have included "Healing Through Innovation", "Transforming the Face of Healthcare" and "From Science to Sales". For the latest conference updates and a schedule of events, please visit the Conference Web site.

The Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO)
Fall 2006 events; dates ongoing
iBIO presents a series of ongoing Biotechnology events. For information about specific events and conferences, please visit the iBIO Web site.

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