The bioscience industry has erupted over the past 10 years. Although the practices have been at play for longer, the industry advancements have gained positive regard more recently, resulting in investment and regulatory green lights. Scientific innovations have fueled the possibility for further advances to improve lives and living situations across the globe.
The United States bioscience industry continues to be a significant economic engine creating high-wage, family sustaining jobs with average wages well above the overall private sector. This CEO Roundtable will gather different speakers who are living in this arena to discuss ongoing changes, developments, and what this means for North Dakota.
Attendees who want to network with other business leaders or want to learn more about a growing industry are invited to attend.
10:05: HealthPartners sponsor address
10:10: BioND: Richard Glynn, CEO
11:00: Bioscience Panel: Feed, Fuel, & Heal
1:00: What's happening in ND: Research and Policy:
Moderator: Barry Wilfahrt - President and CEO, Great Forks/East Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Colin Combs - Dept. Chair and Professor, UND
Rep. Emily O'Brien - District 42
2:00: Discussion: Community Retention
Moderator: Keith Lund - President & CEO, Grand Forks Economic Development Corporation
Brady Skaff - HR Manager, Minnkota Power Cooperative
Marlene Miller - Director of People Resources, Altru Health System
Tommy Kenville - Rainmaker, ISight Drone Services
Prior to the pandemic, CEO Roundtables were in-person events that were a staple for GNDC members to connect and share insights. We are excited to begin to re-introduce these educational networking opportunities. Please register in advance to reserve space as well as confirm your lunch. COVID19 precautions will be utilized and we welcome all individuals to engage in ways that feel safe. Masks are not discouraged.