The KC Animal Health Corridor's annual Homecoming Dinner is an exclusive gathering of industry leaders from around the world to celebrate global industry successes and growth.
The KC Animal Health Investment Forum is one of the only opportunities in the world for early stage animal health companies to present their vision and business plan to potential investors.
BIG IDEAS @ScienceStowers is a lecture series exploring how science informs and inspires our communities. Aiming to bring cutting-edge and provocative scientific ideas in an engaging and accessible way to the greater Kansas City community, the series is designed to inspire a thirst for scientific knowledge and illustrate the roles that scientific discoveries play in our lives and communities.
The Department of Ophthalmology at University of Missouri Kansas City is the host site for this year’s annual Combined University of Missouri Ophthalmology Symposium. The purpose of the symposium is to bring together local, regional and national physicians and researchers in the field of Ophthalmology to provide an interactive two-day educational event, whereby cutting-edge research and treatment approaches can be presented in complex ophthalmic disease processes.
This conference serves to bring together bioinformatics-minded researchers from academia and industry to discover capabilities, share tactical approaches to problem solving, explore synergies, and launch potential collaborations. Stay tuned for more info to come.
InvestMidwest is a venture capital conference that showcases 40-45 companies from throughout the Midwest in the three industry tracks of life sciences, technology and food/ag/bioenergy.
KC STEM Fest is an exciting, free, one day event that features Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics [STEM] as educational opportunities and viable career paths – showcasing elementary through high school student-generated work – connecting students with their community.
More than just a Science Fair, KC STEM Fest offers a place for students to exhibit their work alongside entertainment and learning opportunities for the entire family – including student presentations, STEM educators, and interactive events. We allow young minds to experience an innovative environment of hands-on science. KC STEM Fest enables students to explore their interests and talents by offering four different categories from which students can choose: Life Science, Physical Science, Engineering and Math.
Learn more about SBIR/STTR funding from nationally recognized expert, Becky Aistrup, SHARPhub PI and Managing Partner of the SBIR consulting company, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting. During this session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Becky will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding.
This one-day conference focuses on a One Health approach to data sharing and brings together professionals from animal, human, and environmental health sectors to explore the ways in which data can be jointly used for mutually beneficial purposes, such as accelerating drug development, enhancing regulatory processes and decreasing animal testing. The speakers will discuss the 1Data platform for data sharing, local efforts for improving human and animal health using analytical tools and how collaboration can promote change resulting in enhancing the lives of both humans and animals.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is an international celebration of the makers, innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation in 2008, it has since expanded to more than 160 countries. Here in KC, #GEWKC 2018 will be celebrated with more than 170 events and thousands of attendees.
The Kansas City Consortium on Musculoskeletal Diseases is pleased to announce the Third Annual Collaborative Research Symposium to be held at UMKC on November 16, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
In addition to platform talks by researchers from the University of Kansas Medical Center, the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, the University of Missouri – Columbia and the University of Missouri – Kansas City, we will also host a poster session for interested parties.
Our second annual Science Communication Week will be packed with events for students, faculty, staff, and the community! Stay tuned for more information.
Join us for our Annual Member Reception as a thank you to all of our wonderful BioKansas members. We will be co-hosting with InvestMidwest for theri 2018 Kickoff Reception. Food and drinks provided.
Join Kansas State University BioNexus KC and BioKansas for Kansas City One Health Day. This year's topic is "Outsmarting Antibiotic Resistance."
The purpose of this meeting is to provide information on existing opportunities for research and training, technical assistance in grant writing, advice on the design of new research proposals, and to facilitate recruitment of a diverse cohort of students and investigators to aging and health disparities research.
Both of the presentations for our October meeting deal with the use of sensors to engage patients better and enhance their ability to participate in their own health promotion and status.
At a time when fostering creativity has waned in education and standardized tests have received increasing attention, Ahna Skop, who is both a genetics professor and an artist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, refuses to accept this trend. Through her experience and work, she demonstrates that creativity is a driving force in art as well as science, and that empowering creativity in the classroom proves to be beneficial to students, particularly those who struggle with standard approaches to learning.
On Global Handwashing Day, Sickweather’s inaugural Cold Cough Flu Conference will assemble expert speakers discussing the impact of cold & flu season across a variety of industries.
Developers, scientists and marketers alike will have the unique opportunity to learn interdisciplinary best practices for advertising, engagement and recruitment in the CCF category, as well as implementing Sickweather’s API, data and forecasts. The event will kick-off with Sickweather sharing their earliest predictions and guidance for the ‘18/‘19 flu season.
Techweek is a media and events company created in 2011 as a means to connect the technology startup scene across North America. After 7 years and festivals in 8 North american cities, the Techweek ecosystem consists of more than 100,000 members that have interacted with Techweek across the US over 5 years.
K-State’s Master of Agribusiness Program, Kansas Farm Bureau and Kansas Department of Agriculture are hosting a blockchain drive-in workshop. This event will explain blockchains and discuss uses in agriculture. It is open to all interested students and professionals.
Celebrating women who are making a difference in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine in the Kansas City Region.
Population Health Expert, Dr. David Nash, Will Headline BioNexus KC’s Annual Dinner
Support RareKC’s mission to activate a change in the lives of those challenged by Rare Disease.
Next generation sequencing has had a profound impact on biomedical research. Clinicians and scientists seeking to stay abreast of the field may be challenged by the rapid rate of genomic discovery and technologic advancement. The Children’s Mercy Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine, with support of the NIH, offers a four-day CME/CEU program in translational genomics.