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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

  • Darius Irani

    Darius Irani

    Darius Irani is a sophomore at Johns Hopkins, currently studying Computer Science and Applied Mathematics & Statistics. Originally from Upstate New York, Darius has found his home in Baltimore through involvement in his social start-up Project Charmify that does community development, educational

  • Abigail McElhinny

    Abigail McElhinny

    Dr. Abigail McElhinny joined Personal Genome Diagnostics as Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Operations in May 2016 from Ventana Medical Systems (Roche Tissue Diagnostics), where she held a number of different roles of increasing responsibilities. At Ventana, Abigail held

  • 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

  • Hadley VanRenterghem

    Hadley VanRenterghem

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

  • 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

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