DAY 1 - JUNE 29, 2022
Welcome and Remarks
DAY 2 - JUNE 30, 2022
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Keynote Address: The Future of Biomanufacturing
Panel 1: Growing & Sustaining Life Science Manufacturing Across Washington
Life science manufacturing has grown dramatically in Washington state over the past few years. Today, Washington life science companies support the manufacturing of an incredible range of products ranging from fill and finish facilities, to the production of biologics, to COVID-19 vaccines, to personalized cell therapies and medical devices. This panel will discuss the future of life science manufacturing in Washington, as well as the infrastructure, workforce, and business climate that will need to be in place to support its continued growth.
Washington's Commitment to Manufacturing
Panel 2: Evergreen Bioscience Innovation Cluster: Building Contract Research, Development, & Manufacturing Capacity
Evergreen Bioscience Innovation recently received state funding to expand contract services for life science research, development, and manufacturing across the state. This panel will discuss the opportunities for companies providing and consuming contract services to partner and grow in Washington.
Panel 3: Entrepreneurial Resources to Grow the Next Generation of Companies
Washington’s life science ecosystem is built on homegrown companies. However, launching and growing a life science company can be an expensive and challenging task. Washington has a variety of resources located throughout the state to help early-stage life science companies form, access capital, and build partnerships to help them succeed. In this panel, you’ll hear from a panel of experts on what resources are available to help entrepreneurs thrive.
Fireside Chat - Priorities and Opportunities for Spokane’s University District
Hear from leaders from our state’s biggest universities as they discuss their priorities and opportunities for Spokane’s University District.
Panel 4: Building a Talent Pipeline for Biomanufacturing
Due to the dramatic expansion of biomanufacturing in the state, Washington now needs to develop a biomanufacturing workforce that can support this growing industry. This panel will look at what needs to be done from credentialing, to developing workforce training programs, to creating innovative industry-higher education partnerships to develop a competitive workforce in Washington.