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2024 Life Sciences Conference & Expo

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm

2024 Life Sciences Conference

The Cable Center
2000 Buchtel Blvd. S.
Denver, CO 80210

March 12, 2024 (afternoon)

4 hours of real estate continuing education credit have been approved.

Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration: Reserve your exhibit space today by contacting Lori Golightly at lgolightly@crej.com


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Conference Agenda

12:00 - 12:25 p.m.
Check-In, Registration and Networking
12:25 - 12:45 p.m.
Welcome and Keynote Address
Elyse Blazevich - President and CEO, Colorado BioScience Association
12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Colorado Life Science Real Estate Overview
Ian Anderson - Senior Director of Research and Analysis, CBRE
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Groundbreaking Innovations & Developments to Meet the Evolving Demand for Lab Space
Peter Llorente - Senior Managing Director, A&D, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Texas, SteelWave
Susie Harborth - Chief Business Officer, Breakthrough Properties
Hannah Gordon, Ph.D., MSCI - Chief Product Officer, Enveda Biosciences
Tony Reuter - Construction Manager, Saunders Construction
Brian Konczak, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP BD+C - Principal, Director of Science + Technology, MOA ARCHITECTURE
Dave Swanson, RA - Project Manager | Senior Associate , DLR Group
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Networking Break - Food & Beverage in Expo Hall
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Conversions: Innovating, Repositioning And Adaptive Reuse
Eric Stenner - Vice President, Operations and Financial Planning, Biodesix, Inc.
Mike Ruhl - Vice President, BioMed Realty
Jessica Erickson - Director of Business Development, Sun Construction
Michael Reilly, AIA - Associate Principal, Project Director, Page
Steve Billigmeier - Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Building and Fostering Innovation Hubs
April Giles - Vice President, Business Development, Fitzsimons Innovation Community
James Awford - Project Executive / Principal, BNBuilders, Inc.
Cheryl Wolfe AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP - Science & Technology Practice Leader, Senior Associate, Perkins&Will
Gali Baler, Ph.D - Managing Director of Strategy & Operations; Director of Investments, CU Healthcare Innovation Fund, CU Innovations
Erik Abrahamson - Senior Vice President, CBRE
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
GMP Manufacturing
Matthew Seefeldt, Ph.D. - Executive Director, Gates Biomanufacturing Facility - CU Anschutz
Whitney Sandberg - Senior Vice President and General Manager, Colorado Facilities, AGC Biologics
Sally M. Dyer - SVP, General Manager, Colorado Operations, Umoja Biopharma
Jeff Gilmore, PE PMP - Chief Executive Officer, cGMPnow
Jake Adams - RNA Therapies Market Sector Lead, CRB Group
Eric Brynestad - Managing Director, JLL