2018



7:00 – 8:30 AM

Breakthrough Summit & Annual Meeting - ONE HEALTH 

Thursday, October 4, 2018


Exhibitor Set-up
- Belbas Lobby


7:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Registration and Check-in - Belbas Lobby


7:30 – 9:00 AM

Networking Breakfast - Start-up Stadium
MEL USTAD,
EDA i6 South Dakota Bioscience Commercialization Alliance & NSF EPSCoR

State of Investment in Life Sciences
Jeffrey Steinle, Esq.,
Fredrikson & Bryon, P.A.

9:00 – 9:15 AM

WELCOME - Belbas Theater
JONI JOHNSON,
SOUTH DAKOTA BIOTECH

PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS
KEVIN KEPHART,
 INDIGO AG

South Dakota Biotech President Dr. Kevin Kephart will give highlights of the association 
in the past year and provide an overview of relevant issues and progress at the state 
and national levels.

9:15 – 10:00 AM

The “Elevator Pitch On Gene Editing”
DR. ADRUANNE MASSEY,
BIO

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Networking Break - Belbas Lobby

10:30 AM – 11:30 PM

BREAKTHROUGH EMERGING TECHNOLOGY PANEL:  Fueling the World - Belbas Theater

Moderator, Steve Lewis, POET

JOE HRDLICKA, IOWABIO

WILLIAM GIBBONS, SD OILSEEDS RESEARCH INITIATIVE 

ROB WINTERS, SOUTH DAKOTA BIOFILM SCIENCE and ENGINEERING CENTER-NSF EPSCOR

11:30 APM – 1:30 PM

Luncheon–Awards & Recognition - Mary W. Sommervold Hall

WELCOME & RECOGNITION
JONI JOHNSON,
SOUTH DAKOTA BIOTECH



DANIEL SCHOLL, SDSU, INTRODUCE KEYNOTE


MIKE THOMPSON, VP PARTNER DEVELOPMENT, BENSON HILL BIOSYSTEMS, INC.

1:00 – 2:00 PM

BREAKTHROUGH EMERGING TECHNOLOGY PANEL:
HUMAN HEALTH
- Belbas Theater

Moderator: RICH NASER
CHRISTOPH BAUSCH, SAB BIOTHERAPEUTICS
KRISTI EGLAND, SANFORD/INANOVATE PARTNERSHIP
ERIK EHLI, AVERA RESEARCH INSTITUTE – CENTER FOR GENETICS AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

2:00 – 2:30 PM

Networking Break - Belbas LOBBY

2:30 – 3:30 PM

ANIMAL HEALTH - Belbas Theater

Moderator: SUE LANCASTER
JANE HENNINGS –
CENTER for BIOLOGICS RESEARCH & COMMERCIALIZATION
 –
MEDGENE LABS VACCIENE APPROVAL

PENNY SATTGAST – PCS BIOTECH SERVICES

3:30 – 4:00 PM

ANNUAL MEETING - Schulte Room