Jan
      22
      Thu
      A Starry Night: Georgia Bio Awards Dinner & Education Fundraiser @ Fox Theatre
      Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Each year Georgia Bio recognizes achievement and honors excellence in the list sciences industry in Georgia, as it brings together nearly 300 of the state’s life sciences industry leaders. The Awards Ceremony is a celebration of the contribution and achievements of Georgia, a moment to pause a reflect on the industry’s legacy.  Additionally the Awards Dinner serves as a fundraiser for the Georgia BioEd Institute; helping to raise funds for the bioscience workforce training and STEM programs the Institute offers throughout the state.

      The 2015 Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

      Georgia Bio Awards Dinner-A Starry Night @ Fox Theatre
      Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Each year Georgia Bio recognizes achievement and honors excellence in the life sciences industry in Georgia, as it brings together nearly 300 of the state’s life sciences industry leaders. The Awards Ceremony is a celebration of the contribution and achievements of Georgia, a moment to pause a reflect on the industry’s legacy.  Additionally the Awards Dinner serves as a fundraiser for the Georgia BioEd Institute; helping to raise funds for the bioscience workforce training and STEM programs the Institute offers throughout the state.

      The 2015 Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

      Mar
      10
      Tue
      A Celebration of Innovation Startup Showcase @ Hilton University of Florida Hotel and Conference Center
      Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Early-Bird Registration is open!!  Limited time $59.00

      The University of Florida ranks among the nation’s leaders at transferring world-class research to partners who turn these discoveries into commercial products that make the world a better place. If you are an investor, entrepreneur or other interested party who has the resources needed to partner with us, we hope you will join us at A Celebration of Innovation, UF’s eighth annual startup showcase, on March 10, 2015.

      A Celebration of Innovation is a unique opportunity to see startup companies commercializing the latest life science, medical device, and cutting-edge technologies generated as a result of the more than $640 million in research conducted annually at UF. Those interested in licensing, commercializing, investing or otherwise becoming involved with getting new discoveries to the marketplace will want to mark their calendars to attend.

      Check back for the agenda; information about panelists and presenting companies will be posted when available.

      For further information and to register, please click here.

      A Celebration of Innovation Startup Showcase 2015 @ Hilton University of Florida Hotel and Conference Center
      Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The University of Florida ranks among the nation’s leaders at transferring world-class research to partners who turn these discoveries into commercial products that make the world a better place. If you are an investor, entrepreneur or other interested party who has the resources needed to partner with us, we hope you will join us at A Celebration of Innovation, UF’s eighth annual startup showcase, on March 10, 2015.

      A Celebration of Innovation is a unique opportunity to see startup companies commercializing the latest life science, medical device, and cutting-edge technologies generated as a result of the more than $640 million in research conducted annually at UF. Those interested in licensing, commercializing, investing or otherwise becoming involved with getting new discoveries to the marketplace will want to mark their calendars to attend.

      Check back for the agenda; information about panelists and presenting companies will be posted when available.

      Mar
      31
      Tue
      9th Annual SEMDA Conference @ Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
      Mar 31 @ 8:00 am – Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm

      Mark your calendar now for the 9th annual conference of the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA), which will be held March 31 and April 1, 2015, at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Convention Center in Atlanta (#SEMDA2015).

      Plans for the 2015 conference include nationally renowned keynote speakers, panel topics focused on the specific needs of medical device companies and presentations to investors by emerging medical device data system (MDDS) and medical device innovators.

      Want to get involved and leverage your participation? Involvement is welcome from everyone in the Southeast!

      • Become a sponsor
      • Volunteer
      • Apply to be a presenting company
      • Recommend a topic
      • Sign up to receive information

      Please contact admin@semda.net and let us know your particular area(s) of interest.

      2015 SEMDA Conference Leadership Team:

      Conference Chair: Glenn Harvin, TriNet Corporation

      Director Presenting Companies: Miles Hall, Meunier, Carlin & Curfman, LLC

      Directors Programming: Tom Callaway, Life Science Partner and Rachael Hagan, Emory University/Georgia Tech

      Director Sponsorship: Ann McDonald, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

      Director Community Outreach: Rob Natowitz, Ideal Search Group

      Director Marketing & Communications: Lynn Hood, Crackerjack Marketing

      About SEMDA

      The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) is a non-profit trade association that supports and promotes medical device and medical device data system (MDDS) companies in the Southeast. Created in 2004, the association provides a unique resource and networking opportunity for medical device companies, inventors, physicians, and investors interested in accelerating the growth of the medical device industry in the Southeast. Through quarterly meetings and special events, as well as its highly regarded annual Conference, SEMDA meets the needs of members of the medical device community.

      Apr
      17
      Fri
      Moffitt Cancer Center’s 9th Annual Business of Biotech Conference @ Moffitt Cancer Center
      Apr 17 @ 7:45 am – 4:00 pm

      The Business of Biotech Conference brings together biomedical companies, startups, entrepreneurs,  investors for networking, partnership discussions and service providers.  The inaugural conference was held in 2006, marking the 20th anniversary of Moffitt Cancer Center.  Each year since 2006, Moffitt has hosted this conference, which has shown steady growth in attendance from about 200 to over 300 at the 2014 conference.

      May
      7
      Thu
      12th Annual Celebration of Biotech @ Progress Park - 13709 Progress Blvd #10
      May 7 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

      SAVE THE DATE!!  More information coming in early 2015!!!

      Oct
      11
      Sun
      BioFlorida 2015 Conference @ Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
      Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm

      For more information, please visit: http://www.bioflorida.com/?page=35

      Nov
      11
      Wed
      2015 SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forum @ Belmond Charleston Place
      Nov 11 – Nov 13 all-day

      Come join us in Charleston, S.C., November 11-13, 2015.  Further information to come!