Closing Keynote Panel & Reception: The Future of Life Sciences in Georgia

The Future of Life Sciences in Georgia


Georgia’s bioscience industry has consistently outpaced the national growth rate and contribute significantly to the state economy. Our research enterprise is strong, as is the business climate and quality of life. Yet, there is much more work to be done to create the ecosystem for our collective success. Representatives from some of the organizations serving the industry will discuss the latest efforts to improve access to capital, grow our workforce, and develop resource and innovation centers to position Georgia as a leading state for biosciences.

Poster Presentations: Stacy Shuker Reece, Down South House & Home

Introduction of Panel: Robert Demont, Director, Bioscience Healthcare Ecosystem Expansion, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Fireside Chat:

  • Russell Allen, President and CEO, Georgia Research Alliance

  • Clark Dean, Senior Managing Director, Transwestern

  • David B. Hartnett, Chief Economic Development Officer, Metro Atlanta Chamber

  • Maria Thacker Goethe, Acting President & CEO, Georgia Bio; Executive Director, Georgia Global Health Alliance

Closing Remarks: H. Lee Herron, DVM, Vice President, Venture Development, Georgia Research Alliance; Vice Chair, Georgia Bio

​Not attending the Summit but want to attend the reception? No problem!  Onsite tickets available for $50.

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