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Thursday Gathering 05/30

May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

3:30-4:30pm Compelling, scientifically credible data graphics for communicating with investors and clinical/scientific advisory board w/ Miklos Schulz | In this presentation, we will cover why knowing your audience is critical, common mistakes in communicating scientific data through visualization, and graphic examples that captive your audience and drive your message home. 

4:30-5:30pm Maximize Your Convention Marketing Results: Development of Strategies for Pre-Launch Through Product Maturity w/ Rick Counihan | This session will highlight the necessary considerations for implementing a framework for convention planning, including identification of essential partners and their roles and review best practices relating to conventions, pre-launch and launch phases.

5:00-5:45pm The Future of Work in Philadelphia | In order to prepare Philadelphia for the economy and the workforce of the future, student groups from Penn and Temple studied the future of work and its impacts on the city and region. Student groups looked into workforce dynamics, industrial land use trends, and high-level academic theories associated with this crucial topic.

5:30-6:00pm Creativity and The Future of Work w/ Natalie Nixon, PhD | The 4th Industrial revolution will be marked by ubiquitous cloud technology and automation. This interactive session will get you to pose new questions and arrive at insights about how creativity is our greatest advantage in the pursuit of innovation. The opportunity is to explore how technology can amplify our humanity.

5:45-7:00pm World meets Philadelphia, Philadelphia meets the World | In anticipation of the International BIO Convention coming to Philadelphia, two cohorts of companies with an eye for global expansion will come together at Venture Café. The culminations of the six-month Global Startup Accelerator and the week-long immersive US Market Expansion Boot Camp will share insights related to international growth. Hear pitches from accelerator companies looking to expand to the EU and internationally-based Boot Camp companies exploring the US market.

7:00-7:30pm Intro to Business Etiquette in Japan w/ John Landers | We’re delighted to be exploring Japan’s Collaborative Life Sciences Innovation Ecosystem next week. As a primer, this session will look at the basics of business etiquette in Japan.

7:30-8:00pm Venture Deals Best Practices | We’re in our last week of Venture Deals! Come hear about what’ve we learned, what we’ve done, and the next cohort!


May 30
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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