MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forge connections at the inaugural Biotech & the Law 2016 international conference, to be held May 5-7, in Madison, Wisconsin. Presented by PINNACLE®, a leader in providing professional development conferences, the Biotech Conference brings together the diverse voices of biotech – science, industry, and law – to build a foundation for mutual success.
Preeminent attendees from around the world will facilitate strategic alliances through topical presentations, networking opportunities, and unique site visits to technology innovators. Speakers from the U.S. government, research universities, businesses, and national law schools will share their expertise on trends in healthcare, environmental science, and agriculture.
The collaborative, experiential model makes it truly unique. According to James Casey, Director of Sponsored Programs at American University, "This conference addresses the critical dimensions of the biotech ecosystem - science, law, policy, and economics - and brings the sectors together that make it all happen. Most of all, it enhances collaboration between lawyers and other players in the biotech space."
- Federal, domestic, and international perspectives on current issues
- Moderated corporate discussions on the challenges and opportunities of global business
- Hands-on experiences in science labs
- Excursions and Biotech Showcase opportunities to network with scientists, business innovators, and investors
- 14 multijurisdictional CLE credits, including one Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit
The Monona Terrace Convention Center, located near the University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State Capitol, offers a welcoming setting on the shores of Lake Monona. From exploring the exciting dining scene to the annual Madison Craft Beer Week, attendees will find that Madison is a must for foodophiles.
“Today, the biotech industry is experiencing many difficult challenges, brought on by tough economics and unfriendly legal developments,” notes Carl Gulbrandsen, Managing Director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. “This conference will address those challenges, and the people attending the conference will share solutions that work for them.”
For information and registration, visit www.biotechandthelaw.org.
PINNACLE, a leader in providing high-quality professional development seminars, conferences, institutes, and practice resources to members of the State Bar of Wisconsin and national legal professionals, leverages its experience and reputation in spearheading this collaborative global initiative. The PINNACLE brand is a registered trademark of the State Bar of Wisconsin.