BioWest Expo Showcases New Technologies, Products & Services for 300+ Attendees; Features FDA Commissioner Hamburg as Lead Keynote

Exhibitors will be showcasing new technologies, products and services for 300+ attendees at the 2014 BioWest Conference & Expo, September 10, at the Marriott City Center, Denver. Keynote speakers include Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Russell Slifer, Director, United States Patent & Trademark, Rocky Mountain Regional Office.

Denver, CO, September 3, 2014
-- Exhibitors will be showcasing up to 40 new technologies, products and services at the 2014 BioWest Conference & Expo, the Rocky Mountain Region’s premier medical device and biotechnology conference organized by the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA). The announcement is made by CBSA President & CEO April Giles, who says: “The 2014 BioWest Conference and Expo has an amazing line up of keynotes, CEO presentations and offers a wide variety of products and services on display in the Expo Hall. This year, the Expo Hall will have added energy and excitement with the C-Level Unplugged interviews on center stage and the Venture Showcase winner announcement and check presentation.”

The BioWest Conference is a one-day event attended by more than 300 industry leaders, government representatives, executives, researchers, investors and entrepreneurs. The conference features keynote speakers Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and keynote panelists; Jandel Akeynote llen-Davis, M.D., Vice President, Government and External Relations, Kaiser Permanente Colorado; James Hill, Ph.D. is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine; Len Tacconi, President, HMR Weight Management Services Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc., moderated by Steve VanNurden, President & CEO, Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority; and Russell Slifer, Director, United States Patent & Trademark, Rocky Mountain Regional Office.

Additional Program Segments include:
* C-Level Unplugged: Conversation with Top Level Leadership
* Colorado Companies: From Concept to Market featuring three of Colorado’s Top BioScience CEOs
* BioTalks: Big Bold Innovative Ideas
* Venture Showcase: Three emerging life science companies present to a panel of investors for a $7,500 Venture Showcase cash prize

The full schedule of the day’s events is found at:

Exhibitors confirmed to date include:

Olympus Scientific Solutions -
Pozzetta Scientific -
Pre-Clinical Research Services, Inc. -
Sartorius -
Shopp Nonclinical Consulting LLC -
Stemgent Asterand -
Technical Safety Services -
Ubiquity Group -
University of Colorado Tech Transfer Office -
Vention Medical -
Wake Forest Innovations -

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Conference Registration is now open at Rates for members start at $325 and $375 for non-members and passes for the expo hall & reception only are $125 for members and $150 for non-members. Group rates are available for companies and organizations. Conference Sponsors include:  AdvaMed, Amgen, BIO, BioFrontiers Institute, DePuy Synthes, DaVita Clinical Research, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Dohmen Life Science Services, EY, Evergreen Research, Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority, Fisher Scientific, Metro Denver EDC, The Mead Consulting Group, Quintiles, SomaLogic, Sheridan Ross PC, Square 1 Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, TerumoBCT.

About Colorado BioScience Association

CBSA is a not-for-profit organization providing services and support for Colorado's bioscience industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA actively works to promote the growth of the industry by advocating for a better business environment, growing the state's biotech workforce, fighting for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state, and speaking with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit

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