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Sciences

The BIW17 Sciences Conference will bring together a variety of people including academic professionals, entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, policy makers and more. Local experts will come together to discuss current and future breakthroughs from Baltimore's sciences community. End the day with a happy hour and meet some of the speakers and fellow attendees.

Track Day Events

  • Health & Sciences Roundtable

    Participate in an intimate conversation with a curated group of entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, academics and leaders to discuss plans for the future and steps to get there.

    Wednesday, October 4, 4:00pm–5:30pm
  • Explore Baltimore Sciences

    Local experts will come together to discuss current and future breakthroughs from Baltimore's sciences community.

    Wednesday, October 4, 5:30pm–7:30pm
  • Sciences Happy Hour

    Network with fellow industry leaders in the Sciences sector and celebrate the BIW17 Sciences Conference.

    Wednesday, October 4, 7:30pm–8:30pm

Speakers

  • Bradley Hennessie

    Bradley Hennessie

    Brad Hennessie is the CEO of NextStep Robotic Inc., a company whose portable robotic ankle exoskeleton is being developed as the first ever treatment option to reverse foot drop in stroke victims. Foot drop, which occurs in a wide range of neurological and orthopedic conditions, is recognized as the

  • Natalie Eddington

    Natalie Eddington

    Natalie D. Eddington, PhD, FAAPS, FCP, is dean of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (UMSOP) and a professor of pharmaceutical sciences. She is also executive director of University Regional Partnerships for the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

    Dr. Eddington is a

  • Ravi Shah

    Ravi Shah

    Founder, Ravi created the messaging platform that would become Sunrise Health after watching a close friend go through depression and seeing her suffer from loneliness between therapy sessions. Ravi has previous experience engineering AI products in multiple settings, from patient-doctor matching at a

  • Hadley VanRenterghem

    Hadley VanRenterghem

    Hadley VanRenterghem, originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University majoring in Biomedical Engineering.

  • Emily English

    Emily English

    Emily P. English is the Chief Product Officer and Interim President of Gemstone Biotherapeutics, LLC. In this role, she will lead Gemstone’s product development plans to bring innovative wound healing technologies from the lab bench into the clinic. She thrives on for working with small teams at the

    @GemThera
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 North Pine Street

Track Collaborators

  • ETC
  • Kaiser Permanente

Track Presented by

  • University of Maryland Biopark
  • Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) FastFoward

Track Supported by

  • Rendia