Tuesday, September 18 - 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Please plan to join us for the next event in our 2012 Technology Entrepreneur Speakers Program series, highlighting the region's most innovative technology business leaders. Stay ahead of the curve as we discuss ideas and opportunities driving the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
* Doors open at 5:00 p.m. | Speaker begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

All programs held at the law offices of Polsinelli Shughart
700 W. 47th Street, Suite 700 | Kansas City, MO 64112

Early registration - Individual ticket - $25 ($30 at the door) To ensure your reservation, advanced registration is requested. Click here to register now.

Andrew Parkinson is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of XPD Consulting, a company specializing in in vitro drug testing and drug-drug interactions for pharmaceutical companies. He is also an adjunct professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Parkinson is the founder of XenoTech LLC, a contract service organization he started in 1994, where he served as CEO and then Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) until August, 2011. In 2008, XenoTech was acquired by Sekisui, a Japanese company.

Dr. Parkinson has extensive experience both as an entrepreneur and a scientist, having received a B.Sc. degree in medical biochemistry from the University of Surrey, England, and a Ph.D. degree in biological chemistry from the University of Guelph, Canada. He was on the faculty at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he was Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Associate Director of the Center of Environmental and Occupational Health, has served on the editorial board of several scientific journals, and is a council member of ISSX.

For questions regarding this event, contact Elaina Smith at 816.235.6063 or via e-mail at

Light refreshments will be served. Garage parking is available to paying attendees at no charge with validation. Students with a valid university or college ID are welcome to attend at no charge; however, reservations are still requested.

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