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FAQ

 

Please see below for answers to some questions you may have regarding Summit day. 

 

How do I get to the bFt Summit? 

By Train
Take the Metro North (New Haven Line) to Stamford Train Station. Then take a car (Uber, Lyft, etc.) to Avon Theatre Film Center (5 min) OR walk onto station street, make a left on Atlantic Street, and walk until you see Avon Theatre on your left (15 min).

Note: We will have bFt Staff in the station from 7:45AM to 9AM, holding Summit signs and directing guests to the proper exit to walk/grab a car ride over to the venue!

By Car
See directions to Avon Theatre Film Center here.

 

When should I arrive?

We strongly encourage you to arrive within the check-in window of 8AM - 9AM. The Summit will promptly begin with opening remarks from TILL co-founder Olivia Greenspan, Summit Manager Tessa Beltrano, and CT Representative Anne Hughes! You won’t want to miss it. 

 

When does the Summit end? 

The Summit presentations end at 5pm, and the Networking Hour, DJ'ed by DJ Kongo (otherwise known as Dr. David Kong) will follow from 5-6pm, with hors d'oeuvres + open bar (21+).

 

What if I can only make it for part of the day?

Head into the Avon Theatre when you arrive and check in with our wonderful staff before heading into the Summit. 

 

Who will be speaking? 

Incredible leaders in the fashion, bioscience, and biotech industries -- see our bFt Summit Program for details.

 

Will I be fed? 

Of course! We will have delicious breakfast, lunch, and snacks catered by Purslane, New York's first trash-free, carbon neutral catering service. 

 

What is this capsule collection presentation?

Our bioFASHIONtech LAB designers have designed and produced three ecological fashion capsule collections over the past 10 weeks in our Stamford LAB. The Summit ends with the debut of the collections.

 

Where can I find all information on the Summit?

bftsummit.com !

 

Please contact Summit Manager, Tessa Beltrano, at tessa@till.works with any questions.