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Support to the Warfighter Symposium – One Month Out (June 14 – Chapel Hill, NC) – Register Today!

The Offices of United States Senator Richard Burr and United States Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and the University of North Carolina are pleased to host the Medical, Biomedical & Biodefense: Support to the Warfighter Symposium on June 14 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.





Gamma Advanced Technology
WHEN.  June 14, 2017
WHERE.  University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
The Friday Conference Center
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27599

Website: For more information or to register, visit:

Keynote speakers: 
  • Vice Admiral Raquel C Bon, Director, Defense Health Agency (pending)
  • Major General Barbara R. Holcomb, Commanding General, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Derrick, Maryland; Chief, US Army Nurse Corps
  • Human Performance and Readiness: North Carolina Research Campus: 
    • Dr. David Nieman DRPH, FACSM, Director, Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab
    • Dr. Steven Zeisel MD, PHD, Diretor Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute 
Sessions include: 
  • Special Operations Forces: Requirements and Acquisition Processes for Medical Products, Services and Research & Development 
  • Department of Veterans Affairs and North Carolina Veterans Affairs Facilities: Requirements and Acquisition Processes for Medical Materiel Services
  • Importance of Research and Development Partnerships for Innovation
  • Military and Federal Agency Medical Acquisition: Successes, Challenges and Future Opportunities
  • Department of Defense: Requirements and Acquisition Processes for Medical Materiel and Services
  • Converging Technologies in Military Medicine
In conjunction with MBB, the Cape Fear Research Consortium quarterly meeting: 
  • The Cape Fear Research Consortium is a collaboration of academic, healthcare and military institutions in the Cape Fear region. It includes Campbell University, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville VA Medical Center, Methodist University, North Carolina Military Business Center, Southern Regional Area Health Education Center, Womack Army Medical Center and associated Fort Bragg organizations. The mission of this consortium is to promote scientific, academic, medical and economic growth in the Cape Fear region by leveraging the region’s outstanding educational infrastructure with its robust healthcare and military presence.

The NC Military Business Center, the NC Community College System, and the State of North Carolina do not officially endorse events. These items are posted strictly for the information and convenience of NCMBC customers.

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