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2017 Bio Industry Summit

2017 Bio Industry Summit

November 2, 2017

Delta by Marriott

Fargo, North Dakota

The 2017 Bio Industry Summit brings leaders and innovators in bioenergy, bioproducts, biomaterials, biotechnology, and agriculture with speakers, a research showcase, and networking opportunities.


9:30 to 10 am            Registration/Refreshments

10:00 am                   Welcome

10:10 – 10:50 am      Michael Chambers, Founder and CEO, Aldeveron

10:50 - 11:30 am       Joni Johnson, Executive Director, South Dakota Biotech

11:30 – 11:45 am       Networking Break

11:45 am                    Lunch Served

12:00 - 12:40 pm       Jay Schuler – Director, North Dakota Commerce Department, Giant Snacks 

12:40-1:00 pm           Networking Break

1:00 – 1:40 pm          Jim Albrecht, President and Business Development Manager, ComDel

1:40 - 2:20 pm           Kevin Kephardt, Head of Industry Relations, Indigo Ag Inc.

2:20 – 3:00 pm          Ben Forred, Translational Research Project Manager, Sanford Health

3:00 pm                     Conclusion and Networking

Register: Online 

     Full Registration: $75 

     Reduced Registration (FMWF Chamber Members, NDSU Faculty and Staff, ND BIO Members): $50 

     Student Registration: $25

Research Poster Submission: Poster Abstract Submission Page


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For More Information Contact:

David Ripplinger, Bioenergy/Bioproducts Economics Specialist

(701) 231-5265 or

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