Upcoming Regional Events

Diversity is powerful. We value all voices and are committed to include all races, genders, ages, religions, and identities to create a meaningful and unique atmosphere at BioNexus KC and all of our events. Together, we aim to advance the life sciences in the KC region and celebrate the diverse voices in our community.

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September 2021

Tuesday Sep 21 / 9:00 AM (CDT) - Tuesday Sep 21 / 10:30 AM (CDT)

Learn the ABC’s of SBIR/STTR and How to Select an Agency

Wednesday Sep 22 / 8:30 AM (CDT) - Thursday Sep 23 / 4:30 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

Regulatory Affairs 101

Offered online or in-person, this two-day workshop provides attendees with the regulatory insights necessary to make smarter business decisions in management and leadership in the animal health industry. It provides an overview of essential regulatory guidelines, terminology and applications in the day-to-day animal health business management.
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October 2021

Wednesday Oct 6 / 9:00 AM (CDT) - Wednesday Oct 6 / 4:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

Pesticide Regulatory Affairs: EPA Approval Process

The workshop will provide a practical approach to getting pesticide products approved and keeping them in the market post approval, while avoiding common pitfalls and challenges faced along the way. The workshop is designed to be interactive with case studies, and an opportunity for participant interaction and networking.
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Thursday Oct 7 / 5:00 PM (CDT) - Thursday Oct 7 / 7:00 PM (CDT)
Hotel Kansas City

2021 Translational Oncology in Academia and Industry Symposium: Reception

Friday Oct 8 - ALL DAY
Kansas City Marriott Downtown

2021 Translational Oncology in Academia and Industry Symposium

Thursday Oct 14 / 9:00 AM (CDT) - Thursday Oct 14 / 4:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

Critical Communication Skills to Lead and Influence

Exceptional leaders listen well and handle difficult conversations with grace and dignity. In this interactive workshop, experiential activities and real-life scenarios will help emerging and current leaders become more mindful listeners and learn techniques and methods that will enable them to handle difficult conversation and conflict more effectively.
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Thursday Oct 21 / 3:00 PM (CDT) - Thursday Oct 21 / 4:30 PM (CDT)

KC QVIC: Novel SDoH Approaches and Impact

November 2021

Wednesday Nov 3 / 2:00 PM (CDT) - Wednesday Nov 3 / 5:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

KC One Health Day

Friday Nov 5 / 3:00 PM (CDT) - Saturday Nov 6 / 4:00 PM (CDT)

19th Annual Great Plains Infectious Disease Conference

The 19th Annual Great Plains Infectious Disease Conference will return to the University of Missouri for a second year. GPID 2021 is scheduled for November 5-6, 2021; do not forget to add it to your calendars! The format will include a Friday reception, dinner, and speaker then Saturday all-day speaker sessions and a poster presentation session.

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Thursday Nov 11 / 9:00 AM (CDT) - Thursday Nov 11 / 4:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

Building and Motivating Effective Teams

Building high performance teams is the cornerstone of becoming an influential leader. Leaders develop and participate in teams to improve organizational results, grow professionally, and develop others. This workshop will distinguish the difference between effective work groups and high performing teams. Participants will develop techniques to establish trust, communicate clarity, and improve performance using teams to move an organization forward and add value to all stakeholders.
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Thursday Nov 18 / 3:00 PM (CDT) - Thursday Nov 18 / 4:30 PM (CDT)

KC QVIC: Improving Transitions of Care for Heart Failure – Updates from QVIC

December 2021

Thursday Dec 16 / 3:00 PM (CDT) - Thursday Dec 16 / 4:30 PM (CDT)

KC QVIC: Patient Experiences in Care and Use of Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs)

February 2022

Tuesday Feb 8 / 9:00 AM (CDT) - Tuesday Feb 8 / 4:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

Effectively Engaging Across Cultural and Generational Differences

Successful leaders are able to work with and lead others in a culturally diverse workforce. Diversity crosses cultural, global and generational issues. This interactive workshop will provide ways to understand and collaborate with your colleagues by examining workplace flexibility, teamwork, feedback and leadership. This two-part workshop at K-State Olathe will assist emerging and current leaders to become more understanding and inclusive of cultural and generational differences, as well as the methods to successfully lead in a globalized environment.
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March 2022

Thursday Mar 10 / 9:00 AM (CDT) - Thursday Mar 10 / 4:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

Evaluating and Improving Team Performance

Feedback is essential to help us all grow and improve. Giving feedback and improving performance can be difficult for the leader and the employees. There are numerous studies on the negative reactions of employees to their performance evaluations. However, most employees want fair and constructive performance feedback. This workshop will address giving and receiving performance related feedback, communicating roles and responsibilities, coaching for growth, developing corrective action plans, as well as building and maintaining rapport.
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April 2022

Thursday Apr 14 / 9:00 AM (CDT) - Thursday Apr 14 / 4:00 PM (CDT)
Kansas State University Olathe

Using Innovation and Strategy to Achieve Results

"A problem well defined is half solved" is the starting point for this workshop. Using tools such as the Problem-Solving Model, Strategic Planning, RASCI, and Lean Thinking participants will come away with tools to add value to their organization or the groups they lead. Much of a person's success is leading others in a direction they are hesitant to go. This workshop will hone your skills and leading strategically so others will follow and support the organizational efforts.
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