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, Ph.D.,
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, Ph.D.,
 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 Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch
ADRIANNE MASSEY, Ph.D.,
Boiotech Consultant

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: Rich Weiner, J.D., Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

JOE HRDLICKA, IowaBIO

WILLIAM GIBBONS, Ph.D., SDSUSD OILSEEDS RESEARCH INITIATIVE 

ROB WINTERS, Ph.D., SDSM&T 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, PH.D. SDSU, INTRODUCE KEYNOTE

MIKE THOMPSON, Ph.D. 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, Ph.D.,SAB BIOTHERAPEUTICS 

KRISTI EGLAND, Ph.D.SANFORD/INANOVATE PARTNERSHIP


ERIK EHLI, Ph.D., 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: DANIEL SCHOLL, PH.D.
JANE HENNINGS, DVM, SDSU –
CENTER for BIOLOGICS RESEARCH & COMMERCIALIZATION

KIPP ERICKSON, Ph.D. - RTI, LLC

PENNY SATTGAST – PCS BIOTECH SERVICES

3:30 – 4:00 PM

ANNUAL MEETING - Schulte Room