This program brings together experts from diverse aspects of the biosciences industry to give a brief presentation on challenges and opportunities in their area of the industry and then take questions from the audience.
Networking, also a large part of the program, this year also will include a poster session showcasing work completed by graduate students in Poole College’s Jenkins MBA program and the Master of Microbial Biotechnology program at NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
The BioSciences Forum event begins at 7 A.M. with registration and a continental breakfast, with the final presentation ending at noon. This event is open to the public at no charge, but registration is requested and available at the Biosciences Management Initiative (http://biosci.poole.ncsu.edu/
■ Paul Huckle, Ph.D., Chief Regulatory Officer and Senior Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs, GlaxoSmithKline, speaking at 8:30 a.m.
■ Cynthia Pritchard, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Biotechnology Transfer, LLC, speaking at 9:15 a.m.
■ Don Bradley, MD, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, speaking at 10:45 a.m.
■ Dr. Richard Kouri, director of the BioSciences Management Initiative at NC State Poole College, speaking at 11:30 a.m.
The student poster session will be open during the 10 a.m. break.
The Biosciences Management Initiative appreciates the support of its sponsors for this event, including co-host North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Cempra and Eisai.
About NC State University Poole College of Management
The NC State University Poole College of Management focuses on management education for a technology driven global marketplace. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting, business administration and economics, as well as custom and open enrollment programs through the NC State Executive Programs LLC. The college’s Jenkins Graduate programs include the Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master of Global Innovation Management. Master’s and doctoral degree programs in economics are offered jointly with NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Corporate engagement opportunities are available through the college’s centers and initiatives that focus on biosciences management, enterprise risk management, innovation management, supply chain management, and technology entrepreneurship and commercialization., which also support the academic concentrations in these areas. Poole College’s accounting and business programs are accredited by AACSB International.