BIO Conferences & Events

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BIO and Biominas have partnered to co-host the first annual BIO Latin America, the industry’s must-attend conference for innovation and collaboration in Latin America’s rapidly-growing biotechnology sector.

BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference 
The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant educational sessions on the latest issues in the biotech IP sector, informal networking events designed to promote discussion and foster relationships among...

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology 

Entering it's 11th year, the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the largest industrial biotech conference in the world. Over 1,100 attendees will gather in Philadelphia, PA May 12-15, 2014.

Livestock Biotech Summit

This conference offers a focus on using the tools of biotechnology to improve agricultural animals to address the challenges faced in health, food, and industrial applications worldwide. Topics to be discussed include the communication, research and development, regulatory system, and...

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June 23, 2014 - June 26, 2014
Thousands of companies from around the world and all industry segments will be at BIO, ready to build...
April 23, 2014 - April 25, 2014
The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant...
Thousand Oaks, CA
April 28, 2014 - April 30, 2014
BIO’s Preclinical Safety Committee (BioSafe) will hold its BioSafe General Membership...
May 12, 2014 - May 15, 2014
The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial...
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
May 21, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Bio€quity Europe pioneered the turf-neutral concept, creating an open door for all members...
San Diego, California
June 21, 2014 - June 23, 2014
June 21-23, 2014 San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina San Diego, California Co-located at...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014
Dates: September 9-11, 2014 Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil BIO Latin America is...
September 16, 2014 - September 18, 2014
Developing Global Solutions Through Animal Biotechnology This conference offers a focus on...
October 7, 2014 - October 8, 2014
BIO Investor Forum  October 7-8, 2014 Thank you for attending the 2013 BIO Investor Forum...
Frankfurt, Germany
November 3, 2014 - November 5, 2014
The 20th annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global...
New York, New York
February 9, 2015 - February 10, 2015
We look forward to seeing you again February 9-10, 2015! The BIO CEO & Investor Conference...

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Upcoming Conference and Event Highlights

February 26, 2014
Discover International Programming at BIO’s 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
February 14, 2014
Celebrating its 11th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is today announcing this year’s breakout program, which include new sessions on the use of industrial biotechnology in personal care and common household products.
January 27, 2014
Updated Convention features include new session formats, premier networking opportunities and improved programming
January 23, 2014
BIO announced plenary sessions, Business Roundtables and Therapeutic Workshops selected for the 16th annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference.
December 19, 2013
More than 140 Companies Expected to Present Their Story to Top Public and Venture Capital Investors
December 12, 2013
BIO announced this year’s Fireside Chats lineup for the 16th annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The chats will feature a set of candid, one-on-one conversations between biopharma leaders and analysts, followed by an interactive question and answer session. 
November 18, 2013
San Diego Interim Mayor Todd Gloria to discuss regional growth and economic impact of biotech industry and the return of the BIO International Convention in 2014.
November 15, 2013
Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.), who represents an area of San Diego with a large cluster of biotechnology companies, will give opening remarks at BIO's Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology, being held in San Diego in early December.
November 12, 2013
Event brings Western and Chinese life science companies together for partnering and deal making
November 8, 2013
Advanced biofuels and biorefinery platforms for drop-in and aviation fuels are ready for commercialization. BIO's 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature presentations from executives in the advanced biofuel sector discussing research and development progress and financing challenges.  The event will be held in San Diego, December 8-11, 2013 at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.
October 31, 2013
3rd Annual BIO China Will Provide Global Look at Innovation and Investment Opportunities in China
October 28, 2013
Use of renewable chemicals to replace petroleum chemicals is growing rapidly due to consumer demand. The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature presentations on cutting edge platforms used to create better and more efficient renewable chemicals for broader applications.  The Pacific Rim Summit will be co-organized by BIOCOM and held in San Diego, December 8-11, 2013 at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.
October 25, 2013
BIO featured Jan Lundberg of Eli Lilly as this year's fireside chat speaker at the BIO Investor Forum!
October 24, 2013
Ambassador Locke Will Share Insights on Collaboration between U.S. and China Biotech Sectors
October 21, 2013
The Global Event for Biotechnology was last held in San Francisco in 2004
October 18, 2013
Biotechnology innovations and commercialization of renewable chemicals will be featured topics of plenary sessions at the 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy. This is the original conference dedicated to partnering and growth of the industrial biotechnology and bioenergy sectors in North America and the Asia-Pacific region. BIOCOM is the co-organizer to this year's event, which will be held in San Diego, California from December 8 -11, 2013 at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.  
October 14, 2013
BIO’s former legislator of the year to speak November 12 in Beijing 
October 9, 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature presentations on recent innovations in using synthetic biology for renewable chemicals and algae biofuels.