Oregon's 2004 Bioscience Conference
Bioscience Growth in Oregon: Collaboration, Innovation and Focus
Presented by the
Oregon Bioscience Association
Monday, May 10, 2004
Oregon Convention Center
Registration includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch.
Morning Keynote Address:
Thomas G. Zimmerman, an inventor and educator, exploring the frontiers of human-computer interaction
will present the evolution of IBM Life Sciences research and development,
reflecting the needs of both commercial and non-profit bioscience organizations.
Luncheon Keynote Address:
Blair Childs, Executive Vice
President of AdvaMed speaking on the commercial opportunities and regulatory
hurdles related to application of information technology to healthcare systems
and processes in Oregon.
Panel I: Enabling the Digitization of Healthcare
As a follow on to the
Digital Healthcare Summit, held March 31
Ė April 1, this discussion will report on findings, next steps and obstacles on
the path toward digitization of patient records and other elements of the
Panel II: The Business of Biotech: Today's Environment
This panel will discuss the variables that support or obstruct
business success for members of the bioscience industry in Oregon. Discussion
points will include requirements for start-ups, financing trends, demographics
and the impact of the national business climate.
Panel III: From Science to Sales: Bridging Oregonís
Research and Innovation Resources to Commercial Opportunity
Panelists will showcase some of Oregonís best innovation
resources, Oregon Nanoscience and Micortechnologies Institute OHSU, the University of
Oregonís Iconic Grid project and more. Translation of these resources into
commercial opportunity will be a focus of the panel.
Panel IV: Company Showcase
Companies from several "bioscience hotbeds" of Oregon - Bend, Eugene and
Portland - will present their technologies, which will provide six examples of
leading edge technologies that draw multiple bioscience and digital technology
This yearís conference brought
to you in conjunction with the Intel ISEF. For more information go to: http://www.intelisef2004.org
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