Academic & Industry Intersection Conference

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The Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), led by Emory University with partners Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia Bio, the state’s life sciences industry association, organizes this conference annually to provide critical information on how academia and industry can work together to translate science into discovery and engage communities in clinical research efforts and outcomes.

The 5th Annual Academic & Industry Intersection Conference provides a collaborative environment for university investigators and industry executives using a program filled with subject matter experts describing current models and innovative trends shaping the future of translational science and medical device commercialization.

What will be discussed?
Panelists and speakers representing academia and industry will describe current obstacles and opportunities in academic and industry device collaborations. The agenda includes stories of successful academic/industry partnerships, useful collaborative ideas and resources, and a networking lunch. In addition, Immucor CEO Bill Hawkins will deliver the keynote address: Medical Technology Innovation a Case Study for Collaboration.


Keynote Speaker
William A. Hawkins, III (“Bill”)
Chief Executive Officer of Immucor, Inc.

Immucor is a leading provider of transfusion and transplantation diagnostic products worldwide. Immucor's new corporate identity illustrates the right match of donors with patients in need of blood or an organ as well as Immucor’s partnership with healthcare organizations in need of innovation and productivity. The company is a TPG portfolio company and worldwide leader of transfusion and transplantation diagnostic products.

Registration Opens 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:30-1:00 p.m.

ACTSI (Emory, MSM, GA Tech faculty, staff & students) $0
GaBio Members $30 (View our member directory to see if your company is a member.)
Non-Members $60

To Register: Click HERE

Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center
250 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Parking is free

For questions or sponsorship opportunities, please contact ACTSI’s Elizabeth Thompson

Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center
250 14th Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318 United States


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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Created: 03/05/2014
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 04/13/2017


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