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AUGUST 12th & 13th  |  CASPER COLLEGE CAMPUS

What is the WYO BIO Innovation Summit?

The WYO BIO Innovation Summit is for entrepreneurs who have fresh ideas and the dedication to disrupt the Wyoming business landscape. 

 

Jam-packed with experts, real-life business owners, and industry leaders, this two-day event is perfect for those new to the business, seasoned entrepreneurs, and investors looking for their next great venture.

The WYO BIO Summit is open to all, with a focus on bioscience, biomedical, and technology to name a few.

Speakers, expert panels, and a networking event are all included.

What Can YOU expect from the
WYO BIO Innovation Summit?

The WYO BIO Innovation Summit is intent on providing opportunities to showcase entrepreneurs and introduce them to resources and facilitate introductions to investors.

The Summit will serve as an example of how local economic development leaders can partner with the University of Wyoming and our state’s community colleges to bring industry stakeholders together to advance innovation and entrepreneurial activities that support the state’s economic development agenda

WYO BIO Innovation Summit Schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12th

-GATEWAY BUILDING, Casper College Campus-

     11:00a-11:45p-   Event Registration & Lunch

     11:45a-12:00p-   Short walk to the Music Building to begin Summit

     12:00p-12:15p-   Welcome Address

     12:15p-1:15p-       BioScience & Healthcare Speaker, Carol Stewart

     1:20p-3:30p-      Keynote Speaker, Edie Weiner of Future Hunters

     3:30p-3:45p-      Coffee Break

     3:45p-5:00p-     Entrepreneurial Expert Panel, Moderated by Kim DeVore

                                   Featuring:     Dr. Joseph McGinley, McGinley Innovations

                                                         Dr. Ben Noren, CellDrop Biosciences

                                                         Tom Wiita, EVI

                                                         Dr. Marnie Peterson, Perfectus Biomed Group

                                                         Dr. Garrett Lindemann, Ramaco Carbon

NETWORKING SOCIAL at THE LYRIC

5:30p-7:30p

Join us for an entrepreneurial showcase, appetizers, and drinks

Taking place in the heart of Downtown Casper

Even better, after the social, check out Family Night,

across the street at David Street Station

& Rock the Block, one block down

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13th

-MUSIC BUILDING, Casper College Campus-

     7:15a-7:55a-        Day 2 Registration & Breakfast

     8:00a-8:20a-      Bioscience & Business Opportunities Speaker, Dr. Allen Gee

     8:20a-8:45a-       Q&A with Edie Weiner

     8:45a-10:00a-     Keynote Speaker, International Success, Dr. Penelope Shihab

     10:00a-10:20a-  Entrepreneurial Outlook, Sec. of State, Ed Buchanan

     10:20a-11:00a-    Wyoming Innovation Partnership, Steve Farkas

     11:00a-11:15a-       Break

     11:15a-12:30p-       Resource-Focused Expert Panel, Moderated by Dr. Kem Krueger

                                     Featuring:     Dr. Nada Jain, RIDEfor8 Ventures

                                                          Kelly Haigler Cornish, SBIR

                                                          Stephen Hanlon, Health & Bioscience Innov. Hub

                                                          Garrett Goostree, INVEST307

                                                          Jerad Stack, Breakthrough 307

     12:30p-12:40p-     Closing Remarks & Lunch                                                                  

 
 
Speaker Lineup
 
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WYO BIO Innovation Summit
Locations & Provisions

The Summit will be held on the beautiful Casper College Campus in The Gateway Building and Wheeler Hall inside The Music Building.

 

The Networking Social will be held at The Lyric in beautiful Downtown Casper. 

 

In addition, accommodations have been secured at the Hilton Garden Inn and the Hampton Inn. 

 

The Summit will provide meals during the event. Light lunch and light snacks will be provided during presentations on Thursday, August 12th. Appetizers and beverages will be provided at the Networking Social.

Breakfast and boxed lunch to-go will be provided on Friday, August 13th.  

Event Location Addresses:

Casper College:
125 College Dr, Casper, WY 82601

The Lyric:
230 W Yellowstone HWY, Casper, WY 82601
Hampton Inn:
1100 N Poplar St, Casper, WY 82601
CLICK HERE FOR SPECIAL RATE FOR HAMPTON INN
Hilton Garden Inn:
1150 N Poplar St, Casper WY 82601
CLICK HERE FOR SPECIAL RATE FOR HILTON GARDEN INN
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COVID 19 POLICY

In order to protect those attending the WYO BIO Innovation Summit, we will be encouraging wearing a mask, even if vaccinated, to stay aligned with current CDC guidelines. For those fully vaccinated, wearing a mask helps prevent transmission and infection.

 

As 2020 survivors, entrepreneurs, and professionals in the bioscience and biomedical fields, we all are aware of the risks of COVID-19 and ask you to exercise your best judgment for this event.

 

We will be providing masks and boxed/prepackaged food, as well as fully stocked restrooms in all locations.

 

As we all continuously monitor and adapt to COVID-19, we will keep you updated with the latest relevant facility policy changes. 

 
Sponsors
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WYO BIO TICKETS
Get your tickets today! Seating is limited!
General Admission: $55 Student Admission: $25
 
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