BIO International Convention Advance Online Media Registration to Close April 23, 2010

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Monday, April 19, 2010) - Media registration for the 2010 BIO International Convention, the global event for biotechnology, will close on April 23, 2010. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the event will take place May 3-6, 2010, in Chicago, Ill. at McCormick Place.

“This year’s Convention is shaping up to be a phenomenal event with timely sessions that highlight key trends and insights into emerging technologies,” said BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood. “We look forward to bringing the global industry together to address how to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges — from  life threatening diseases to climate change to global hunger.” 

At Convention, members of the news media will have access to:

 

·         Industry leaders from 48 states and 60 countries.

·         Five Super Sessions and more than 125 breakout sessions in 17 tracks

·         More than 150 emerging company presentations

·         1,700 exhibiting companies/organizations covering an estimated 180,000 net sq. ft.

·         Product Focus Zones within the BIO Exhibition, including BioProcess, Business Services, Clinical Trials, Contracts, Discovery and the new BIOPark

 

For detailed descriptions and a full program, please visit http://convention.bio.org/.

Advance media registration for the 2010 BIO International Convention will only be available online through April 23, 2010.

To register in advance, please visit http://convention.bio.org/media. After this date registration will only be available on site at McCormick Place.

 

The annual BIO International Convention helps to support the association’s programs and initiatives. BIO works throughout the year to create a policy environment that enables the industry to continue to fulfill its vision of bettering the world through biotechnology innovation. The 2011 BIO International Convention will be held in Washington, DC.

About BIO
BIO represents more than 1,200 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.

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Upcoming BIO Events 

BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Spring Conference and Committee Meeting
April 19-21, 2010
New Orleans, LA 

Partnering for Global Health
May 3, 2010
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place Convention Center

BIO International Convention
May 3-6, 2010
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place Convention Center

2010 BIO Human Resources Conference
May 4-7, 2010
Chicago, IL 

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
June 27-30, 2010
Washington, DC

BIO India
September 21 - 22, 2010
Hyderabad, India

BIO’s Livestock Biotechnology Summit
September 28-30, 2010,
Sioux Falls, SD

Upcoming BIO Events

BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Spring Conference and Committee Meeting
April 19-21, 2010
New Orleans, LA 

Partnering for Global Health
May 3, 2010
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place Convention Center

BIO International Convention
May 3-6, 2010
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place Convention Center

2010 BIO Human Resources Conference
May 4-7, 2010
Chicago, IL 

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
June 27-30, 2010
Washington, DC

BIO India
September 21 - 22, 2010
Hyderabad, India

 

BIO’s Livestock Biotechnology Summit
September 28-30, 2010,
Sioux Falls, SD

 About BIO

BIO represents more than 1,200 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.

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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.