Building Biotech Bridges Conference

  • Dates:
    Nov 17, 2009
  • Event Type:
    Conference

Organized By

Biotechnology Institute

Contact Information

Ancilla Brady
Director, Membership
703-248-8681
abrady@biotechinstitute.org
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A comprehensive look at how the biotechnology and education communities work together around the country to address science education and workforce development needs.

The conference is a premier professional development and networking opportunity for:


  • Biotechnology professionals in community relations, communications, government relations, or human resources who want to develop or enhance their science education support initiatives in order to advance their company’s strategic objectives
  • Education leaders looking to establish or better leverage partnerships with industry in order to advance their education agenda
  • Nonprofit professionals who want to become integral to developing partnerships among the industry and education communities

By attending “Building Biotech Bridges,” you will learn how to develop and enhance partnerships between the biotechnology and education communities that benefit industry by:


  • Improving public understanding and support for biotech
  • Positioning biotechnology companies as good corporate citizens
  • Increasing the quantity and quality of talent in the employee pipeline
  • Improving employee morale with activities such as volunteer days, teacher/student mentoring programs, and diversity outreach programs

Partnerships between the biotechnology and education communities benefit education leaders by:


  • Providing access to cutting edge science and materials
  • Having scientists and other executives serve as role models for students
  • Graduating students that are ready for the workforce
  • Leveraging industry resources

Event Detail

Highlights

A comprehensive look at how the biotechnology and education communities work together around the country to address science education and workforce development needs.

The conference is a premier professional development and networking opportunity for:


  • Biotechnology professionals in community relations, communications, government relations, or human resources who want to develop or enhance their science education support initiatives in order to advance their company’s strategic objectives
  • Education leaders looking to establish or better leverage partnerships with industry in order to advance their education agenda
  • Nonprofit professionals who want to become integral to developing partnerships among the industry and education communities

By attending “Building Biotech Bridges,” you will learn how to develop and enhance partnerships between the biotechnology and education communities that benefit industry by:


  • Improving public understanding and support for biotech
  • Positioning biotechnology companies as good corporate citizens
  • Increasing the quantity and quality of talent in the employee pipeline
  • Improving employee morale with activities such as volunteer days, teacher/student mentoring programs, and diversity outreach programs

Partnerships between the biotechnology and education communities benefit education leaders by:


  • Providing access to cutting edge science and materials
  • Having scientists and other executives serve as role models for students
  • Graduating students that are ready for the workforce
  • Leveraging industry resources