Speaking Opportunities at BIO

Speaking at BIO
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Be a Thought Leader at an Upcoming BIO Event

BIO offers a plethora of speaking opportunities throughout the year all over the globe. Share your expertise in front of key decision makers in the biotechnology field. Select your BIO platform based upon your regional or industry expertise:

 IP Counsels Committee Conference

Pacific Rim Summit

World Congress

BIO International Convention

BIO Investor Forum

CEO Investor Conference

Annual BIO Asia International Conference

BIO International Convention Business Forum

 

IP Counsels Committee Conference

Increase your organization's visibility and strengthen your brand in front of the exclusive group of attendees at the BIO IP Counsels Committee Conference.

Location:   Palm Springs, CA
Date:   April 23-25, 2014
Program Topic Areas:   Intellectual Property Protection, Inter Partes Review, Divided Infringement, Patent Disputes, Inequitable Conduct, Claim Construction, Patent Eligibility, 271(e)(1) Safe Harbor, Patent Reform and more
Past Attendance:
(2013, Washington, DC)
  120 attendees representing government, industry and academia. For more information click here.
Submission Deadline:   Rolling - contact Robyn Vale at rvale@bio.org
Contact:   Caroline Arrington at carrington@bio.org

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Pacific Rim Summit

The Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy  is the original conference dedicated solely to the growth of the industrial  biotechnology and bioenergy sectors in North America and  the Asia-Pacific region.

Location:   TBD
Date:   Late Fall/Early Winter 2014
Program Topic Areas:   Algae, Advanced Biofuels, Biomass Production, Bioplastics, Dedicated Energy Crops, Renewable Chemicals, Marine Bio-Resources and Synthetic Biology
Past Attendance:
(2013, San Diego, CA)
  385 attendees -263 organizations
Submission Deadline:   Closed - will open by early summer 2014
 
Submission Site:   Breakout Sessions
Posters
Speaking Opportunity:   Must be a paid attendee to speak.
Discounted registration rate offered to speakers. 
Contact:   pacrim@bio.org

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World Congress

The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products and renewable chemicals.

Location:   Philadelphia, PA
Date:   May 12-15, 2014
Program Topic Areas:   Biofuels and Biorefinery Platforms, Feedstock Crops and Biomass Supply, Renewable Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Intermediates, Food Ingredients, etc…
Past Attendance:
 (2013, Montreal, Canada)
  1,200 attendees - 37 countries - 593 organizations
Submission Deadline:   Tracks: Closed (November 21, 2013)
Posters: Closed (April 1, 2013)
Submission Site:   Breakout Session
Poster
Clean Tech Investor Session
Speaking Opportunity:   Must be a paid attendee to speak 
Discounted registration rate offered to speakers
Contact:   worldcongress@bio.org

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BIO International Convention

Looking to promote your ideas as an industry leader in healthcare, the environment, food and agriculture and more? Hoping to share what your country or region is doing in the field of biotechnology? Then the BIO International Convention is the right place for you.

Location:   San Diego, CA
Date:   June 23-26, 2014
Program Topic Areas:   Healthcare, Environmental Issues, Food and Agriculture, and Industrial Applications
Past Attendance:
(2013, Chicago, IL)
  15,000 attendees - 6,000 unique companies
3
1% Executive Management
26% Managers
23% Directors
20% C-Level
Submission Deadline:   Closed (October 3, 2013)
Submission Site:   Breakout Session Proposal Guide
Speaking Opportunity:   There is no cost to speak but neither does BIO provide speaker honoraria or reimbursement for travel expenses. BIO does extend complimentary registration (Education and Exhibition) to all  convention speakers.
Contact:   program@bio.org

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Company Presentations

BIO Investor Forum

The BIO Investor Forum assembles a select group of private, late stage and venture-stage growth companies, established and emerging public biotechs, and top public and private equity investors to explore investment trends and opportunities in life sciences. The conference features presentations by 100 established private biotech companies, as well as a number of nonprofit and venture philanthropy organizations, a special track of more than 25 “pre-emerging” biotech companies, and 30 public company presentations. The typical audience for all presentations features public and private equity investors, as well as research analysts, investment bankers and industry executives.  

Location:   San Francisco, CA
Date:   October 7-8, 2014
Company Focus Areas:   R&D Focus, with a Pipeline Involving Biotechnology Therapeutics, Diagnostics, or Platform Technologies. 
Past Attendance:
(2013, San Francisco, CA)
   680 attendees from over 370 companies scheduled over 930 Partnering Meetings
46% Executive Management
21% Managers
28% Directors
5% Other
Submission Deadline:   Applications will be accepted until presentation spots are filled. We suggest completing an application at least one month prior to the event’s Early Bird Registration Deadline in late August.
Submission Site:   Apply to present
Presentation Opportunity:   Presenters must purchase a general registration pass in addition to a presentation fee. This conference also features a special pricing discount for qualified pre-emerging “Discovery Companies”. For a list of last year’s fees, please visit: http://www.bio.org/node/3340.
Contact:   Jennifer Fernandez at jfernandez@bio.org

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BIO CEO & Investor Conference

The BIO CEO & Investor Conference assembles a select group of established biotech companies, as well as top public and private equity investors and members of the sell-side investment community, to explore the current investment landscape and opportunities in the life sciences. The conference features presentations by over 140 leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including a number of nonprofit and venture philanthropy organizations and a special track of established private companies. The typical audience for a company presentation features public and private equity investors, as well as industry analysts, investment bankers and senior biotechnology executives.  

Location:   New York, NY
Date:   February 10-11, 2014
Past Attendance:
(2013, New York, NY)
  1,400 attendees from over 300 companies scheduled over 1,300 Partnering Meetings
38% Executive Management
33% Managers
25% Directors
5% Other
Submission Deadline:   Applications will be accepted until presentation spots are filled. We suggest completing an application one month prior to the event’s Early Bird Registration Deadline.
Submission Site:   Apply to Present
Presenting Opportunity:   Presenters must purchase a general registration pass in addition to a presentation fee. Fees can be found here.
Contact:   Jennifer Fernandez at jfernandez@bio.org

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BIO Asia International Conference

The BIO Asia International Conference is a partnering conference that features company presentations by U.S and European drug development companies, as well as Asian biotech and pharmaceutical companies interested in research collaborations and licensing agreements. This year’s conference will once again showcase a series of Discovery presentations by early-stage biotech companies focused on the research and development of drug products. Presenting at this exclusive partnering forum provides companies with increased visibility in front of a global audience of biotech and pharmaceutical companies, all interested in cross-border business development alliances.

Location:   Tokyo, Japan
Date:   April 8-9, 2014
Submission Deadline:   Applications are generally accepted until presentation spots are filled. We suggest completing an application at least one month prior to the event’s Early Bird Registration Deadline on March 5th.
Submission Site:   Apply to Present
Presenting Opportunity:   Presenters must purchase a general registration pass in addition to a presentation fee. Fees can be found here for North American and European attendees,  and here for Asian-Pacific attendees.  
Contact:   Jennifer Fernandez at jfernandez@bio.org

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BIO International Convention Business Forum

Presenting at the Business Forum is the perfect chance to increase your visibility and attract more partners at the International Convention. Pitch your company’s story, pipeline, and objectives to a global audience representing over 60 countries. Be heard by business development executives, investors, research analysts, policy makers, and the media, and get more activity in the One-on-One Partnering™ System! Company presenters tend to receive double the number of requests and schedule twice as many meetings than non-presenting companies.

Location:   San Diego, CA
Date:   June 23-26, 2014
Past Attendance :
(2013, Chicago, IL)
  15,000 attendees - 6,000 unique companies scheduled over 20,000 Partnering meetings
26% Executive Management
33% Managers
31% Directors
10% Other
Submission Deadline:   April 25th, 2014
Submission Site:   Apply to present
Presenting Opportunity:   Presenters must be registered for the Business Forum by purchasing the Convention Access & Partnering pass. Presenters pay an additional fee of $795 for Members and $1,195 for Non-Members.
Contact:   Jennifer Fernandez at jfernandez@bio.org

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