Colorado BioScience Association will host the fourth annual “BioScience Day at the Capitol” on Thursday, February 2nd, 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Legislative Services Building, A, 14th & Sherman (South side of Capitol). The event will bring together industry leaders and legislators to support the growth of bioscience in Colorado.
Agenda for BioScience Day at the Capitol:
* 8:00-8:10 a.m. – Welcome by Holli Riebel, President and CEO, CBSA
* 8:10-8:40 a.m. – Legislators discuss the 2012 session and their vision for the bioscience industry
Representative Cheri Gerou - Overview of the 2012 Budget
Speaker of the House, Representative Frank McNulty
Senate President Brandon Shaffer
* 8:40-9:00 a.m. – Federal Legislation Presentation by Jason Sapsin, Polsinelli Shughart
This year CBSA will build upon one of its most successful years in its history, making impressive strides in the areas of industry advocacy, programming, marketing communications, membership and education. CBSA was instrumental in the development and passage of House Bill 1283 and Senate Bill 47 retaining and further funding Colorado's Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program. Other legislative success included passing of Senate Bill 159, distribution of the state's share of limited gaming revenue.
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