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      Annual MedTech Symposium & Pitch Competition in Temple

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      May 3, 2019

      Friday   7:00 AM

      2600 South 1st Street
      Temple, Texas 76504

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      Annual MedTech Symposium & Pitch Competition

      Join us for the Temple Health & Bioscience District's (THBD) Annual MedTech Symposium & Pitch Competition on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 1749 Scott Blvd, Temple, TX 76504. Agenda and speakers TBA.  Building on last year's conference, this year's programming will focus on the next stages of developing and commercializing your business. See the full conference agenda below!  We have a wealth of notable, experienced speakers in the medical technology, medical device, biotechnology and healthtech spaces who work with startups and investors. The conference offers multiple opportunities to network with key industry contacts. We will conclude the event with a pitch competition for early stage startups in the biotechnology/health-related industries. Stay tuned for entry and prize details.  7 - 8 a.m.                   Breakfast and registration8 - 8:45 a.m.              "So You Think You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?" (opening keynote)8:50 - 9:25 a.m.         "The Medical Marketplace -- What Does the Future Hold?" (panel)9:25 - 9:40 a.m.         Break9:45 - 10:20 a.m.       "International vs. Domestic - Weighing the Pros and Cons" (panel)10:25 - 10:50 a.m.     "What's in a name? Branding Your Business for Success"10:55 - 11:30 a.m.     "All of your Funding Questions Answered" (panel)11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.                Lunch/ Networking12:25 - 12:50 p.m.    "Temple: The Heart of Central Texas' Biotech Corridor"12:55 - 1:40 p.m.      "Building the Right Team - Should You Pivot?" (closing keynote)1:45 - 1:50 p.m.        "Success Starts Here! Welcome to the 2019 Pitch Competition"1:50 - 3:40 p.m.        Pitch Competition3:40 - 3:45 p.m.        Closing Remarks About THBD Located in the growing biotech corridor of Texas, THBD is a not-for-profit incubator offering a 5,000-square-foot office and laboratory facility for startups and researchers in biotech/health-related fields. Startup companies housed by THBD have access to ample resources, seed funding, state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, mentorship, and networking with local collaborators including Baylor Scott and White hospital system, USDA, Agrilife Research Center, Texas A&M Health Science Center (medical school) and the fourth largest VA in the country. THBD is proud to host the annual conference each May as a resource for those seeking startup assistance and networking. The conference is and always will be free to attend.  We look forward to seeing you in May! Please email THBD Executive Director Tami Annable at with any questions or to learn more about THBD. Also visit for more information. Join the conversation @TempleHBD on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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