BIO 2002 Advance Program Available Online

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 7, 2002) – The advance program for the BIO 2002 International Biotechnology Convention & Exhibition is available online at www.bio2002.org. The conference will be held June 9-12 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

BIO 2002, the world’s largest biotechnology event, will feature more than 150 sessions and symposiums with 800 speakers on biotechnology issues such as ethics, intellectual property, food and agriculture, business development, and the regulatory process. BIO 2001 in San Diego attracted almost 14,000 registrants from 46 countries, 930 exhibitors and more than 600 media representatives.

BIO 2002 registration for approved, credentialed media is complimentary, and advance registration is encouraged. All freelancers must register in advance. To register, go to www.bio2002.org.

BIO represents more than 1,000 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations in all 50 U.S. states and 33 other nations. Canada is second only to the U.S. in terms of BIO membership. BIO members are involved in the research and development of health-care, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.

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About BIO
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.