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BioForward Continues Wisconsin Outreach

  BioForward Continues Wisconsin Outreach

     Acclaimed Biotech Professionals to Speak at Bioscience Vision Summit

Business Wire

MADISON, Wis. -- June 18, 2013

Wisconsin biotech advocacy organization, BioForward, has announced that its
2013 Bioscience Vision Summit, scheduled for September 18, 2013 at the Monona
Terrace Convention Center will feature three prominent industry professionals
as speakers for the event.

Set to provide keynote addresses are Promega founder, CEO and original
BioForward founder William Linton, founding partner and Chief Investment
Officer of Poliwogg, Dr. Samuel Wertheimer, and former Senior VP and President
of Life Sciences and Technology at PerkinElmer Inc., Kevin Hrusovsky.

BioForward Executive Director Bryan Renk describes this group of speakers as
“A high-quality line-up set to initiate a thought-provoking conversation about
the current trends and growing opportunities within the life sciences.”

The Annual Bioscience Vision Summit is an insightful, day-long program that
provides attendees with information and perspectives to better understand the
rapidly changing bioscience sectors and make industry connections. We are
anticipating over 500 attendees that will include researchers, specialists,
scientists, CEOs and business development professionals.

BioForward also celebrates its 25^th anniversary this year as a state
association.

To register, or for more information on the 2013 Bioscience Vision Summit,
visit www.bioforward.org.

About BioForward—BioForward is the independent, member-driven state
association that is the voice of Wisconsin’s bioscience industry. We focus on
making innovation happen: helping our members find partners and funding,
advocating for public policy that fosters innovation and growth, offering
group purchasing discounts, and providing tools for recruiting and developing
talent.

Contact:

BioForward
Brian Moeller, (608) 236-4693
bmoeller@bioforward.org
www.biofoward.org