Registration is Now Open for VISION 2016

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Interested in a career in the startup space but don’t have a clue where to start? You need to get VISION 2016 on your calendar.

September 21 from 4-8:30pm, through the Bioscience & Entrepreneurial Inclusion Initiative, BioSTL with ITEN and St. Louis Makes will host the event dedicated to educating and engaging women, minorities, veterans, immigrants and anyone interested in career and entrepreneurial opportunities in bioscience, information technology (IT) and advanced manufacturing.

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 “VISION is the only event of its kind in our region to highlight the entrepreneurial, and innovation opportunities at the intersection of these growing industries,” explained Dr. Cheryl Watkins-Moore, director of bioscience & entrepreneurial inclusion for BioSTL in a statement. “This is a great event for anyone interested in learning more about resources and opportunities in these growing industries.”

Held at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park in the Mildred E. Bastion Center for the Performing Arts, VISION 2016 will feature diverse entrepreneurs, professionals, support organizations, startups and corporations in a multi-track format highlighting the growing bioscience, IT and advanced manufacturing industries from the perspective of small business owners, organizations and corporate innovation teams.

Dr. Ainissa Ramired, Ph.D., a science evangelist dedicated to making science fun for people of all ages will deliver the keynote session where she’ll discuss the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in today’s world.

This is the second VISION event, with last year’s inaugural event bringing out more than 200 professionals to a full-day of breakouts, plenary and keynote sessions that highlighted the region’s strengths around innovation in bioscience, IT and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Registration is now open- find out more here.

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