GEO CLUSTER AGENDA

9:00am-10:00am

Covid Testing & Badge Check IN – no onsite registrations and all attendees must be checked in no later than 9:45am. Allow 30 mins for the check in process.

10:00am: Cluster Conversations

AM Refreshments and Conversation to reconnect with old colleagues and meet new friends. Join us as we meet and greet attendees.

10:30am: Cluster Launch

Joyce Eggers, DA4S President welcomes participants and outlines how Diversity Alliance for Science GEO Clusters will serve to expand the DA4S footprint within the Life Science ecosystem.

10:40am: Cluster Host

Info coming soon.

10:50am

Speaker Info coming soon.

11:00am: Cluster Keynote

Information coming soon.

Noon Cluster Nourishment

Lunch and networking with colleagues.

1:00pm: Cluster Immersion

Group A:  CORPORATE Breakout

Group B: SUPPLIER Breakout

2:30pm

Break

3:00pm: Beyond the Match

Ample time for networking enables a different formalized approach to interaction between suppliers and buying organizations during the Cluster. Get a close-up and more specialized view of what it takes to become a Supplier of your most coveted customer with small group closed door meetings. Hear from personnel representing Indirect, Direct, and R&D procurement areas sharing steps, processes, and timelines leading to SOWs and contracts. Perfect your questions rather than your Pitch and get the inside scoop that will give you a competitive advantage.

Session One 3:00 – 3:25pm                Session Two 3:30 – 3:55pm    

Session Three 4:00 – 4:25pm             Session Four 4:30 – 4:55pm

Your Choice of:

Company List Coming Soon.

5:00pm: Cluster Networking

Join us for hors d’oeuvres and beverages during our Reception for more networking engagement.

6:00pm 

Program Close