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Houston Life Sciences Update

A Look At Development, Investment, Leasing, & More

Digital Summit Ended On: Thursday May 27 2021

HOW TO JOIN THE DIGITAL SUMMIT

Head to https://www.accelevents.com/e/6801HoustonLifeSciencesUpdate, 30 minutes prior to the summit the lobby opens, and an "Enter Event" button will appear. Click the "Enter Event" button and then enter the email address you used when registering for your ticket. Next click "Forgot password?" followed by "Reset My Password". You will then be sent a 6 digit code that will allow you to set a password for your Accelevents account. Once your password is set, you will automatically enter the event and will stay logged into the platform. We suggest joining on a laptop or desktop using the latest version of Chrome for the best experience. If you have any questions email digitalsummits@bisnow.com

Digital Summit Speakers and Panels

The State of Houston's Life Science Sector & Its Role In Diversifying Houston's Economy

Gayle Blakeley Farris

Gayle Blakeley Farris

Regional Partner, Transwestern Development
Jan Odegard

Jan Odegard

Interim Executive Director, The Ion

It's All About The Process: Translating Science Into A Physical Built Environment

Mary Le Johnson

Manager, Facilities Planning, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Scott Paden

Scott Paden

Director, Harvey Builders
Laura Vargas

Laura Vargas

Project Director / Associate Principal, EYP

Why This Matters

What You'll Learn: 

  • The steps being taken to diversify Houston's and make it major life sciences hub.
  • How Houston is adapting to the maturing research and development environment.
  • How Houston's top investors are accessing private and public capital to fund their next project.

 

Who You'll Meet: Owners, developers, investors, architects, engineers, general contractors, technical consultants, brokers, government officials, and biotech companies. 

 

Why You Should Attend: Hear from the cities top CRE and healthcare executives on why Houston is primed to be the next major hub for life sciences investment and development. We will dive into the newest projects transforming the Houston skyline like and the impact they will have on Houston's strained economy. Learn where you should be placing your bets to cash in on Houston's up-and-coming life sciences scene.  

 

What You Get: Access to all live content, panel replays on-demand, and live networking that is dynamic and actually useful. Networking tools include direct messaging, lobby chat and speed networking which have led to over 5,000 matches this year.

Agenda

Time Activity
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
Early Access
For those of you who like to plan ahead, join the event 30 minutes before networking to build out your profile and familiarize yourself with the platform.
10:20 AM
10:50 AM
Opening Networking
Our virtual networking tool is dynamic and actually useful. Send direct messages, set up meetings, and chat over video to make deals happen. Speed networking kicks off the event before the main program begins and helps you make connections immediately. More than 3,000 speed networking matches have been made so far. If you have any questions at all please don't hesitate to reach out.
11:00 AM
11:45 AM
The State of Houston's Life Science Sector & Its Role In Diversifying Houston's Economy
Houston isn't just an oil and gas city anymore. Houston is primed to be one of the most lucrative areas for those looking to invest in the life science sector. Hear about the latest trends in life science development, the companies entering the market and how to maximize your investment in the sector.
11:45 AM
12:30 PM
It's All About The Process: Translating Science Into A Physical Built Environment
What are the newest projects in the pipeline? Who are the major players in the life science sector? Where is development hot? Hear from top commercial real estate companies on the trends shaping life science construction and development.
12:30 PM
1:00 PM
Closing Networking