Worthington Bioscience Conference

Worthington Bioscience Conference 2009

Worthington Regional Economic Development Corporation‘sĀ 5th annual bio-sciences conference will be heldĀ 2-3 April, 2009,Ā on the Minnesota West campus.Ā  Worthington, Minnesota, is home to a number of firmsĀ workingĀ in animal health and bio-sciences. Ā This year, Southwest Regional Development Commission, is a co-sponsor of the conference as well.

On Thursday, theĀ conference features 2 tracks on Renewable Energyā€”wind & solar, bio-fuel, bio-mass feed stocksā€”and Animal Health (impacts of antibiotics on livestock production). Sessions will feature speakers from the BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, universities, energy developers, veterinarians, and others involved and interestedĀ in the industry.

The keynote speaker Friday morningĀ is G. Steven Burrill, CEO of San Francisco, CA, based life sciences firmĀ Burill & Company. The conference will close with a speach by Minnesota’s Will Steger, Arctic Explorer and global warming advocate, after presentations by the Worthington Middle School Science Club.


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