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Sep
24
Thu
2020
Global Opportunity, Local Impact: The Life Sciences Industry Responds to COVID
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Global Opportunity, Local Impact:
The Life Sciences Industry Responds to COVID,
a panel discussion with industry leaders

With more than 650 firms and 43,000 professionals engaged in research, development and commercialization of innovative healthcare, medical device, industrial, environmental and agricultural biotech and products, life sciences in South Carolina is booming.  The Palmetto State increasingly earns a prominent seat at the table of this $1.5 trillion industry.  Yet at its core, life sciences is personal – focused on improving health and quality of life for each of us as individuals. Hear from 3 leaders how their work and the industry is impacting your own health and future here at home … and how the growing cadre of life sciences leaders and entrepreneurs across the Palmetto State are making waves around the world.
Sam Konduros is President/CEO of SCBIO – South
Carolina Biotechnology Industry Organization
Nate Wilbourne
is founder and CEO of Precision Genetics

Shane Grivich is one of the Co-Founders and
Chief Strategy Officer at ChartSpan Medical technologies

Jennifer Noel Fletcher
is SC Deputy Secretary of Commerce 

Please plan to join us, along with our co-hosts, Upstate SC Alliance and
the European American Chamber of Commerce,
live online on Thursday, September24 at 12:00 pm.
 
All lectures include plenty of time to ask your specific questions.
(Rather than set ticket prices, UI has instituted a new “Pay What You Wish” policy.
A donation of $5-10 or an annual membership is suggested.
Free event; Registration Required
 

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link you will need to join the webinar.

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Oct
7
Wed
2020
Let’s Get Business Moving:  A New Plan for Supply Chain Innovation
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Let’s Get Business Moving:
A New Plan for Supply Chain Innovation

Don’t miss the last in our series
Supply Chain Updates: A Solutions Approach
A live, online, panel discussion with industry experts.
 
Wednesday, October 7, 12:00 -1:30 pm
Free, live and online
What matters most to the businesses and people who live in South Carolina? Do we focus on onshoring our supply chains or creating more efficiency through the use of technology? What does this all mean for small to medium enterprises in our area? The Upstate of South Carolina is home to a thriving business economy leading the way in the automotive, aerospace, and advanced materials industries. Using innovation, technology, and training to address today’s supply chain challenges and disruptions, our panelists will share effective strategies to increase supply chain performance. Join us to discuss solutions for Upstate SC as our area continues to move forward as leaders and innovators in these valuable industries.
Our Moderator, Suzanne Dickerson
SC Council on Competitiveness
Julie Branham
Director of Supply Chain for
Michelin North America

Gerald A. McDermott

Professor of International Business at the Darla Moore School of Business of the University of South Carolina; Faculty Director of the Folks Center for International Business

Dr. Nick Vyas 

Executive Director and founder of Center for Global Supply Chain Management (CGSCM), and Academic Director, USC Marshall MS GSCM program
Please join us, along with our co-hosts 
Upstate SC Alliance and
the European American Chamber of Commerce,

live online on Wednesday, October 7 from 12:00 -1:30 pm
All lectures include plenty of time to ask your specific questions of our panelists.
Free to Register; Registration required
Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link you will need to join the webinar.
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Questions? Please email [email protected]
Interested in sponsor opportunities? Email [email protected]