Thank you to our Maryland Forum co-hosts and sponsors!

After our 2017 Washington, DC Health Impact Forum, we are excited to bring our community back to the Capital Region to highlight the burgeoning local health and biotech sectors. In addition to showcasing the top innovators in the region, and the Cavendish Community, the Cavendish network is teaming together with local public, private and nonprofit leaders, including our co-hosts: the University of Maryland's Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, BioHealth Innovation, MedImmune and the BioHealth Capital Region.

Highlighted Speakers Include

Official Forum Schedule

TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018  |  CHEVY CHASE CLUB  |  OPENING RECEPTION

6:00 - 8:00 PM  |  Opening Cocktail Reception at the Chevy Chase Club's Tap Room (Please inquire for Dress Code and Club Policies)

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018  |  INSTITUTE FOR BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND  |  MORNING SESSION

7:30 - 8:30 AM  |  Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:30 AM  |  Opening Remarks  |  J. Michael Moffat

8:35 AM  |  Welcome to IBBR and the University of Maryland  |  Thomas R. Fuerst, PhD, Director, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, and Professor, University of Maryland, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics

8:45 AM  |  Opening Keynote Address  To be announced!

9:05 AM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations from our Innovation Partners

10:05 AM  |  Coffee Break and Partnering Meetings  |  Set yours now on Cavendish IQ!

11:00 AM  |  Keynote from MedImmune (Member of the AstraZeneca Group)  |  To be announced!

11:30 AM  |  BioHealth Capital Region Panel  |  Panelists to be announced!

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018  |  INSTITUTE FOR BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND  |  AFTERNOON SESSION

12:00 PM  |  Luncheon and Partnering Meetings

1:15 PM  |  Panel Discussion: Impact Investing with Philanthropic Capital  |  Peter McCrea, Sally Boulter, others to be announced!

1:45 PM  |  US Agencies Accelerating Innovative Companies - A Panel Discussion  |  Participants to be announced!

2:15 PM  |  Groundbreaking Discoveries and Innovations from our Innovation Partners

3:15 PM  |  Coffee Break and Partnering Meetings

4:15 PM  |  Keynote  |  Jamie Metzl, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, Author, Columnist and Media Commentator

5:00 - 8:00 PM  |  Closing Remarks and Cocktail Reception at the IBBR