Schedule & Activities


2016 UC/BIC Bioengineering Symposium Schedule

Please see the Scientific Program for more detailed information on speakers.





Research Speed Date

Over a casual lunch, students and faculty may participate in a "speed date," meeting at themed tables to engage with a wide range of researchers and learn about their work.

  • Monday, June 13, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Innovators

In the style and spirit of TED talks, each night, we will have three speakers from different technology industries present a short talk on their work, their perspective on biotechnology, and possibilities for future innovations.

No affiliation with TED or TEDx.

  • Monday, June 13, 2016
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mentored Showcase, co-hosted with the Rosenman Institute/QB3

Students, postdocs, et cetera, will have the option of working with faculty to develop a high-quality presentation of their work. The presentations will be judged by UCSF faculty members and industry guests. The winner will be presented at QB3's June 22nd seminar.

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Industry Networking

All guests are welcome to meet with our industry guests over dinner at this informal networking event. Students and postdocs are especially encouraged to attend.

  • Monday, June 13, 2016
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm