Biotech Summit 2022 + Bio on the Vine

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Oregon’s Growing Bioscience Ecosystem:
What Policymakers Need to Know

Biotech Summit: 2 – 5 p.m. | Bio on the Vine 5 – 8 p.m.

Biotech Summit 2022 brings together bioscience researchers, leaders, and policymakers to explore how our region’s public and private institutions can achieve a greater vision for growth and progress.

Economic development
Our bioscience story by the numbers – Oregon Bio’s 2022 Economic Impact Report – with Liisa Bozinovic, Executive Director, Oregon Bioscience Association

Knight Cancer Institute vision
Hear from Irene Barhyte, COO, KCI on the future of the Institute,  its benefits for region at large, and early detection for early cancer.

Learn about the cutting-edge bioscience research being conducted throughout our region and the impact it could have on patients.

Matthew H. Taylor, M.D. | Providence | Robert W. Franz Cancer Center | Earle A. Chiles Research Institute

Shelley Barton Ph.D. | Co-Director of CEDAR and professor in the Division of Oncological Sciences at the Knight Cancer Institute, OHSU
Kaitlin Fogg Ph.D. | Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, Oregon State University – the Fogg Lab
Andrew D. Weinberg Ph.D. | Member and Judith A. Hartmann Endowed Chair for the Laboratory of Basic Immunology, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute | Providence Cancer Institute | Founder, President, & CSO, Agonox

Startups and early-stage ventures
Surviving the valley of death takes access to space, capital, talent, and good public policy. Explore how our early-stage bio companies are faring.

Emmanuel Akporiaye Ph.D. | CEO and Founder, Veana Therapuetics | Earle A. Chiles Research Institute | Legacy Research Institute
Bernard A. Fox, Ph.D. | Founder, President, and CEO, UbiVac | Earle A. Chiles Research Institute | Providence Cancer Institute
Klaus Frueh, Ph.D. | Scientific Advisor and Co-Founder, Vir Biotechnology | Professor, OHSU

Fireside chat with Genentech
Join the head of the Hillsboro Individualized Therapies division for an up-close conversation about what it means to have this facility in Oregon.

Astou Gaye | Vice President and Site Head, Hillsboro Individualized Therapies, Genentech
Tim Layton, JD, MPA | Government Affairs, NW Region, Genentech

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Following Biotech Summit join us for networking and bites at Bio on the Vine; included with your Biotech Summit ticket.
        • Savor a selection of vintages from some of Oregon’s finest wineries.
        • Enjoy hoer’s devours and light desserts
        • Network in the casual environs of the east lobby at the Knight Cancer Research Building

Biotech Summit: 2 – 5 p.m.
Bio on the Vine: 5 – 8 p.m.


All individual tickets must be purchased online
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  • Oregon Bio Members*, Government Officials, Students:
    • $40: Summit + Bio on the Vine – Early Bird
    • $65: Summit + Bio on the Vine – Regular Price
  • Non Members:
    • $105: Summit + Bio on the Vine – Regular price

* All employees of Oregon Bio Member companies are eligible for the member rate
For information on group tickets, press & scholarship admission, and volunteer opportunities, please contact Julie Black.

Parking options:

–  Robertson Life Sciences Building – (recommended) entrance on SW Meade just south of Knight Cancer Research Building – $3 Hr / $18 Maximum – can exit garage 24/7 (entry closes at 8 p.m.)
–  Schnitzer Lot – surface parking to the north of Knight Cancer Research Building – $3 Hr. / $12 Maximum (pay onsite or use parkmobile) – Free for entry after 5 p.m.
– Street parking on Moody and adjacent streets (time restrictions apply)

No public parking is available in the Knight Cancer Research Building itself.

Oregon Bio does not offer refunds for events, however we can transfer tickets to another person prior to the event. Transfers must be received 24 hours prior to the event.

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November 15, 2022
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$40.00 – $105.00
Event Category:


Oregon Bio Events


Knight Cancer Research Building
2720 S Moody Ave, Portland
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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