Chicago Life Sciences Summit in Chicago, Illinois
On July 11, 2023, Chicago Life Sciences Summit was held in Chicago, Illinois. The event was organized by Bisnow, a multi-platform digital media company serving the commercial real estate industry through news, events, recruiting, executive retreats, and marketing services.
The issues raised at the Summit included: Biotech Developments, Investment, Build/ Design Considerations, and Chicago’s Position as an Emerging Hub.
The Summit gathered together brokers, owners, developers, investors, contractors, end-users, architects, financial institutions, government officials and more.
Speakers and Panels
Analyzing Chicago’s Lab Ecosystem: The Projects and Progress Contributing to Growth
Presented by HDR: a conversation on the present and future of Chicago’s life sciences industry and what positions the city as an up-and-coming hub
Dr. Suzet McKinney, Principal & Director of Life Sciences, Sterling Bay
Allyson Hansen, CEO & Executive Director, Illinois Medical District
Mike Flavin, Special Advisor, Discovery Partners Institute
Nina Dudnik, Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor & Life Science Exec. –
Grace Rappe, Managing Principal, HDR
Jon Fayard (MODERATOR), Senior Vice President, Clayco
Biotech and High Sciences Investment and Building Trends
Deep-Dive on Chicago’s life science investment landscape, building dynamics and adaptive reuse and design trends
Gary Pachucki, Founder & President, IBT Group
Mark Burkemper, Senior Managing Director, Harrison Street
Jim Adox, Executive Managing Director, Venture Investors
Jamie Prevost, Practice Area Leader, Skyline Construction
Justin Boberg, Director Chicago & Wisconsin Offices, Shen Milsom & Wilke (SM&W)
Justin Boberg, SM&W’s Global Security Discipline Leader and Chicago Office Director.
Neil Pendleton (MODERATOR), Head of US Client Solutions, Property Management, CBRE
Notable Projects & News:
Chicago ARC Innovation Center
Rush University Medical Center Joan & Paul Rubschlager Building
1229 West Concord
400 N. Elizabeth
The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Chicago
University of Chicago New Engineering and Science Building
For more information about the event, please visit: https://www.bisnow.com/events/chicago/life-sciences/chicago-life-sciences-summit-8241
By Alex Arlander, Gilbert Castro | ENC News