Loyola University Maryland

Mid-Atlantic Biology Research and Career (MABRC) Conference

Symposium Schedule

Building Tomorrow’s BioHealth Workforce:
A Career Counselor Symposium

11:00- 11:30 AM      Registration

11:00- 1:00   PM      Lunch

11:30- 11:45 AM      Opening Remarks:  The BioHealth Workforce and MABRC

                                     Dr. David Rivers, Loyola University Maryland                                
                                     Dr. Michael Tangrea, Director of Clinical Research,                                
                                     Sinai Hospital of Baltimore


11:50- 12:50 PM       Keynote Address: Growing Bioscience in the BioHealth Capital Region:
orkforce Projections in Bioscience Industries          
                                     Secretary Kelly M. Schulz,
                                     Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation


12:55- 1:40 PM         How to prepare your students for the Bioscience Workforce                               
                                     Dr. Joseph Sanchez, AstraZeneca                             
                                     Dr. Christopher Thompson, Loyola University Maryland


BREAK – 15 minutes

1:55- 2:00                  Vision for Department of Commerce in Bioscience Workforce
                                      Development in the BioHealth Capital Region
Bret Schreiber, Sr. Director
                                     Office of BioHealth and Life Sciences, Maryland Department of Commerce


2:05- 2:45 PM           Finding an Internship in Industry            
Chris Frew, Breezio and InMD            
                                     Dr. Jim Dickinson, Loyola University Maryland            
                                     Jen Mish, Maryland Tech Council and InMD            
                                     Sharon Markley, Department of Commerce


2:55- 4:00 PM           Where do your students fit into the BioHealth Capital Region?            
                                     Mike Waddington, Medimmune             
                                     Dr. Ken Tucker, Leidos             
                                     Dr. Rossio Kersey, KamTek             
                                     Ken Malone, BioHealth Innovation             
                                     Dr. Megan Meyer, International Food Information Council             
                                     Rana DellaRocco, Baltimore City Police Forensic Unit             
                                     Cynthia Esposito, ADM


4:00- 6:00 PM           BioBuzz: Meet and Greet with industry representatives                   
                                     MedImmune, Leidos, Vigilant, SciPhD, ISPE, KamTek, Maryland Tech Connection,
       American University, Frederick Community College, BCPD Forensic Unit, MABRC,
                                      and many more