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iBIO IndEx 2017

About iBIO IndEx

Assembling the Midwest life science continuum to spark industry innovation through focused networking and education.

Biotech - Medtech - Pharma - Healthcare

This is your launching pad

Event Details

iBIO IndEx 2017 is the springboard to novel life science ideas in our region. Be at the center of it.


April 24th: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm


Hyatt Regency O'Hare
9300 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018


Monique Naleway

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Sponsored by:
Horizon Pharma

Fostering new partnerships


Connect with and gain insider knowledge from Illinois’ premier life science leaders.

  • AbbVie
  • Astellas
  • Horizon
  • Takeda
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Vetter
  • MBHB
  • Perkins Coie
  • Shire
  • CG Life
  • Aptinyx
  • Lundbeck
  • PhRMA
  • Green Griffith

Become a Sponsor

Fueling Industry-Wide Growth


Gain a deeper understanding of the life science and healthcare industry’s most pressing challenges, all in an intimate setting.

April 24th

9:00 am to 10:00 am Plenary Room

The Impact of End-to-End Evidence Management Across the Life Sciences Organization
Sponsored by Deloitte

9:00 am to 10:00 am Breakout Room A

Do You Really Know What's Happening in Your Therapeutic Areas? 2016 Royalty Rate and Deal Terms Survey
Sponsored by McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

10:00 am to 12:30 pm Breakout Room A & C

BioGENEius High School Science Challenge Judging

10:15 am to 11:30 am Plenary Room

Medtech CEO Plenary

  • Scott Whitaker, president & CEO, AdvaMed
  • John Greisch, president & CEO, Hill-Rom
  • Lester Knight, founding partner, Roundtable Healthcare Partners
  • Harry Rowland, president & CEO, Endotronix

11:30 am to 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall


1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Plenary Room

Biopharma Plenary

  • Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO, PhRMA
  • Jeff Stewart, president, U.S. Commercial Operations, AbbVie
  • Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and CEO, Horizon Pharma plc and chairman, iBIO

2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Plenary Room

PROPEL Business Plan Competition Finals

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm Breakout Room A

The Latest from Washington: How the Policy Agenda will Impact Biotech
Sponsored by Ernst & Young

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall

Afternoon Break

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Breakout Room A

Diversity in Clinical Trials and the Importance of Engagement with Underrepresented Communities
Sponsored by Lundbeck

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Plenary Room

Innovation Showcase: Fast Pitch Session
Sponsored by Aptinyx

Unifying our life science community