2012 Life Science Leadership Summit

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 (11:30 AM - 6:30 PM)

Bringing together leaders from across the state

Please join the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (WBBA) and our partners to meet and discuss strategies to help continue Washington’s life science growth and competitiveness.  The event will be held at Washington State University, Spokane on Wednesday, June 13.

This conference brings together leaders from across the state to share knowledge about major life science activities and initiatives statewide.  In addition, strategies and priorities will be discussed to help continue to build Washington’s life sciences sector.  Life sciences is now one of Washington’s top 5 sectors, and one of its fastest growing and most promising for the future of our state’s economy and citizens.  By working together, we can fully realize the future opportunities of this sector, collectively facilitating the translation of breakthrough discoveries to better health solutions.

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Date & Time:  
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | 11:30am – 6:30pm Buffet Lunch and Reception Included
Location:  Washington State University, Riverpoint Campus, Spokane
No Cost to Attend!  Register Today!

Keynote Speaker:

  • Tom Fritz, Chief Executive Officer, Inland Northwest Health Services

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Cathryn Campbell, JD, PhD, General Council, Institute for Systems Biology
  • Senator Jerome Delvin, 8th District, Richland
  • John DesRosier, PhD, Director of Programs, Life Sciences Discovery Fund
  • David Flowers, Director, Business Development, Jubilant HollisterStier, LLC
  • Mike Gilmartin, President, Commercial Creamery Company
  • Rich Hadley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Spokane, Incorporated
  • Nancy Isserlis, HSSA Board Chair, Health Sciences & Services Association; Spokane City Attorney
  • Jim Katzaroff, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation
  • Thong Le, Managing Director, WRF Capital; Board Chairman, Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
  • Richard Leland, District Director, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
  • Lara Mangravite, Senior Scientist, Systems Biology, Sage Bionetworks 
  • Maren Ohaks, Associate Director, New Ventures, University of Washington C4C
  • Brian Pitcher, PhD, Chancellor, Washington State University, Spokane 
  • Ron Thomas, Commercialization Manager, Battelle PNNL
  • Kim Zentz, Chief Executive Officer, Innovate Washington


Thank you to our sponsors:


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