CBSA Hosts Annual All Member Meeting + Networking Event

Colorado BioScience Association hosted its annual All Member Meeting + Networking Event Thursday, May 11, at the St. Julien Hotel in Boulder. The vibrant event brought together members and our community for an afternoon of Education + Networking.

All Member Meeting 

CBSA President and CEO, Elyse Blazevich, opened the meeting with ecosystem updates on Capital + Growth, Policy + Advocacy, Education + Networking, and Workforce Cultivation, as well as celebrated CBSA’s members with 10-, 15-, and 20-year anniversaries.

Following ecosystem updates, our panel of life sciences community leaders in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion took the stage to share work they are doing surrounding DEI, and highlight its impact on Colorado’s life sciences community. Panelists included:

  • Elyse Blazevich, President & CEO of CBSA (moderator)
  • Rita Sanzgiri, Ph.D., J.D., Associate VP and Assistant General Patent Counsel at Eli Lilly and Company, and CBSA DEI Committee Chair
  • Chesley Chen, MS, MBA, Principal, Life Sciences, at CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
  • Victoria Donovan, CEO of Clinically Media
  • Laura Wehrli, PT, DPT, NCS, Director of Physical Therapy at Craig Hospital

Networking Event 

Immediately following the All Member Meeting, CBSA held the Networking Event, open to CBSA members and non-members. This networking event was one of CBSA’s largest of the year, and connected close to 300 colleagues in Colorado’s life sciences community.

A special thank you to our event sponsors:

  • Snell & Wilmer
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Fisher Scientific
  • BNBuilders
  • CBRE Life Science Group
  • Sterling Bay
  • BioMed Realty

Thank you, as well, to our exhibitors:

  • LeafTech Consulting
  • Phase Three Product Development
  • SureDrops and GuardiStem
  • BNBuilders
  • Sterling Bay
  • Dean Callan & Company
  • Fisher Scientific, University of Colorado Boulder Biomedical Engineering Program
  • BioMed Realty.
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