Conference Schedule

Time Details
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Opening remarks
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Kim Blickenstaff - Building the Biotech Industry - Learning from Hybritech and San Diego
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. William McDowell - Peoria Area Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Index Report
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chuck Weaver and local emerging leaders - Senator Chuck Weaver's 1000 Pounds Project
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Jim Weinstein - Keynote Address
1:30 p.m. Presentation of the Turner School of Entrepreneurship Bill and Catherine Kwon Leadership in Entrepreneurship and Convergence Award - Conclusion