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The Business Edge is a briefing series for business owners and organizational leaders highlighting cutting edge business strategies and techniques for businesses to be resilient and competitive in the domestic and global business environments.

2019-2020 Business Edge Briefing Series

The most current knowledge in a variety of business leadership-related topics, with an emphasis on real-world experience and success, covering areas such as leading change, fostering resilience, achieving innovation, resetting your business model to fit the new economic times, inspiring creativity, motivating teams to increase productivity, organizational transformation, improving the triple bottom line, managing talent and staying ahead of the competition.  

Hosted by the Institute for Leadership (ILS) of the Barowsky School of Business and in partnership with the North Bay Leadership Council.

Program Schedule
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. – Registration | Breakfast | Networking
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Program


 

Breaking News on Exporting for the Biotech/Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical/Med-tech Sectors

If you are selling products and services outside of the U.S., you need to know the latest in export regulations, controls, and grants!

 The event will focus on three facets of international business for the life sciences biotech, pharmaceutical and /or med-tech sectors:

1) The changing landscape of foreign markets’ regulatory regimes,

2) U.S. government grants provided by BARDA (the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority), and

3) New export control legislation impacting these sectors.

Three experts will provide updates, suggest ways to mitigate challenges and find funding, as well as answer questions from attendees.

 

Presenters

  • Jennifer Boger, Health Team Lead, Industry & Analysis Division of the International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Justin Yang, Program Lead for the Ventures Arm of the Division of Research, Innovations, and Ventures (DRIVe) and Early Notification to Act, Control, and Treat (ENACT) program at the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which is a component of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Lani Tito, Export Administration Specialist, Bureau of Industry and Security

 

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Location: Santa Rosa Junior College – Petaluma Campus

Registration & Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Program: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Registration: Event is closed

Sponsored by: Bank of Marin

Presented by: Institute for Leadership Studies | North Bay Leadership Council | U.S. Commercial Service
Community Partners: San Rafael Chamber of Commerce | Stanton Chase | CEO Club of Marin | Marin Small Business Development Center


How to Launch and Grow Your Business in Ways You Have Never Heard of, Meet Alice!

There are 543,000 business launches per month in the US.  Find out which ones scale and which ones fail from Elizabeth Gore, Founder and President of Alice, www.HelloAlice.com, and investor in startups.

Alice is engaging with over 160,000 businesses per week and knows trends and tricks of the trade. Gore believes the best entrepreneurs come from the “New Majority,” women, people of color, US Veterans, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities.

Come learn the new tricks for business success Gore discovered as the Entrepreneur in Residence for Dell, a leader at the U.N. for a decade and former US Peace Corps volunteer.

Presenter

Elizabeth Gore, President & Chairwoman, Alice

@ElizabethGore, Investor, Mom, Fan of Founders

Alice is a free, AI-driven platform that helps business owners find the most effective path to start and grow their companies. Alice advocates for diversity and inclusion in entrepreneurial ecosystems across the globe. To read why Melinda Gates believes in Alice’s mission, check out this article in Inc. HelloAlice.Com

 

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Location: Creekside Room, Dominican Campus

Registration & Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Program: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Registration: Click link here

Sponsored by: Bank of Marin

Presented by: Institute for Leadership Studies | North Bay Leadership Council
Community Partners: San Rafael Chamber of Commerce | Stanton Chase | CEO Club of Marin | Marin Small Business Development Center


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