Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Purdue Research Park, West Lafayette, IN

2019 BPCR Conference

Biotech, Pharma, Cancer, and Research Conference
Sponsored by Akina, Inc.

ABOUT

The BPCR conference (August 28, 2019 9:00AM - 4:30PM) is a free, 1-day scientific networking conference hosted by Akina, Inc. which focuses on research companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical, and broader life-science fields. The conference is located at the Kurz Purdue Technology Center (KPTC), right in the heart of the Purdue Research Park, and is open to the public. This networking and scientific event allows Purdue Research Park companies and start-ups to meet with potential customers, investors, and collaborators, as well as, to get to know one another.

The 2019 BPCR Conference will consist of a variety of speakers, including a keynote address by Dr. Peter T. Kissinger, tabletop displays, and new this year, a scientific poster session.

Akina, Inc.
3495 Kent Avenue 
West Lafayette, IN 47906

(765) 464-0390
info@akinainc.com

SPEAKERS

Scientific Presentations
Registration is open to request a time slot to present a 20-minute presentation with 10-minute Q&A. A title and abstract (50-word max) must be submitted to be considered. Speakers will have this title and abstract included in information about the conference.

Soapbox Presentations
Registration is open to request a time slot to present a 5-minute presentation. These should be short and concise presentations explaining who you are and what you provide or what you need. A title and a short 1 or 2 sentence abstract must be submitted to be considered. Accepted speakers will have this title included in information about the conference.

Speaker

  • Apply for one of the
    Scientific Presentation or
    Soapbox time slots.
Apply

POSTER SESSIONS

A title and a max 50-word abstract must be submitted for application for a scientific poster. This abstract will be reviewed to ensure that the scientific content of the poster is applicable to this conference. This abstract will be printed in handouts for day of conference.

The scientific poster content should follow standard formatting for a scientific poster including an introduction, methods, results, conclusion, and bibliography section for relevant references. Poster must be mounted on a solid support (foam-board or other) and maximum dimensions of the board may not exceed 3 ft in length by 3 ft in height. Easels will be provided.

Poster easels provided Example poster template

Poster

  • Submit a Scientific
    Poster Abstract.
Submit Abstract

EXHIBITORS

A limited number of tabletop booth spaces will be available that include a 6'x2' table and two chairs.

6'x2' table provided

Exhibitors

  • Request a tabletop
    booth space.
Request Booth

ATTENDEES

Registering to attend is not required, but includes the option of selecting a free Express Cafe lunch box (compliments of Akina, Inc.).

Express Cafe

Attendees

  • Register to attend before
    August 21, 2019
    to receive free lunch.
Register

AGENDA

Doors Open/Setup

RegistrationPastries/beverages Provided

Booth Expo

Company displaysand promotional materials

Opening Remarks

John GarnerAkina, Inc.

Scientific Presentations

Soapbox Presentations

Lunch Break & Networking

Lunch providedfor registered attendees

Poster Sessions

Keynote Presentation

Scientific Presentations

Soapbox Presentations

Open Networking

THE VENUE

Constructed in 2009, the 105,000-square-foot Kurz Purdue Technology Center is Purdue Research Park's flagship incubator and home to the Purdue Research Foundation main office. The building features five conference rooms, including a 150-person capacity, multi-media conference room with a full complement of professional presentation equipment; an electronic pass card security system; a kitchenette; and a dock equipped with a scissors lift.

Kurz Purdue Technology Center
1281 Win Hentschel Blvd. 
West Lafayette, IN 47906

765-588-3470

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