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The 2011 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference (RMLIPC) will host several keynote speakers who are shaping the future of bioscience. The conference is being held September 21-22 at The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, CO.

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Innovative Thought Leaders Address the 2011 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor Conference in Denver

  1. 1. Innovative Thought Leaders Address the 2011 Rocky Mountain Life Science  Investor Conference in Denver The 2011 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference (RMLIPC) will host several keynotespeakers who are shaping the future of bioscience. The conference is being held September 21-22 at The BrownPalace Hotel, Denver, CO.Denver, CO, September 19, 2011 – Three renowned speakers will present the most innovative research, collaborationsand partnerships within the bioscience industry today at the Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and PartneringConference (RMLIPC), Thursday, September 22, at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. The announcement is made byHolli Riebel (formerly Baumunk), President and CEO of the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA), who says: "Theconference will be attended by leaders of early-stage private and public life science, bioscience investors and strategicpartners."The RMLIPC is the region’s only bioscience conference of its kind. This year’s speakers will discuss new innovativebusiness models to bring emerging technologies to market and develop partnerships for success. “The keynotepresenters are crucial thought leaders shaping the future of the bioscience industry,” Riebel said.The breakfast keynote onThursday will feature Peter A. Gottlieb, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at theUniversity of Colorado Denver and Center Director at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, and Dennis R.Roop, Ph.D., Director of The Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology at the Universityof Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. According to Riebel, the CBSA is honored to present these two thought leaders inthe clinical world and the stem cell research arena. Drs. Gottlieb and Roop will share how they look atresearch philanthropy as a growing model for creating and sustaining university initiatives, includingCenters of Excellence,that address critical research needs and potential commercializable opportunities.The luncheon keynote will feature Roy Davis, President, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Development. Mr. Davis is areturning expert presenter at the conference and will share his presentation “Strategic Value Creation: A CorporateInvestor’s View,” including his vision for new partnering research and development strategies and expert insight intocurrent issues affecting the biotechnology industry.The RMLIPC will bring a national focus to the Rocky Mountain region—drawing together 200 bioscience communityleaders to shape the future of the industry.About The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering ConferenceThe second Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference is building upon the success of the inauguralconference in 2009. More than thirty of the industry’s leading investors and strategic partners will attend presentations bythe region’s most innovative life science companies September 22 at the Brown Palace Hotel, Denver. The RMLIPCincludes companies, investors and representatives from Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah andCanada. The conference will open with a reception at the Colorado Governor’s Mansion September 21st and followThursday with a full day of company presentations and keynote speakers. For more information and registration details,visit www.RockyMtnBioInvest.com.Link to the news release listing the participating investors/partners:http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110907005526/en/2011-Rocky-Mountain-Life-Science-Investor-PartneringLink to the news release listing the companies selected to present at the RMLIPC:http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110809005872/en/Regional-Companies-Selected-Present-2011-Rocky-Mountain -More-
  2. 2. Page 2About Colorado BioScience AssociationThe CBSA is a not-for-profit corporation providing services and support for Colorados growing biosciences industry. Withmore than 350 members, CBSA actively works to promote the growth of the industry by working for a better businessenvironment, grow the states biotech workforce, fight for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state andspeak with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit www.cobioscience.com. ###Contacts:April Giles, Executive Vice President, Colorado BioScience Association, 303-592-4071 or agiles@cobioscience.comMaggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, Absolutely Public Relations - www.absolutelypr.com – 303-984-9801 ormaggie@absolutelypr.com

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