WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 1, 2007) -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the opening of general registration for the BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2008. The annual investor conference for the life sciences industry will take place Feb. 11-13, 2008 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Now in its tenth year, the BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2008 provides a forum for public and private equity investors, research analysts, investment bankers and senior-level industry executives to learn about and discuss investment trends and business development opportunities in the biotechnology industry.
“The quality of sessions and programs make BIO’s CEO & Investor Conference a ‘can’t miss’ event for both the financial and life sciences industries,” said Jim Greenwood, president and CEO of BIO. “Our Conference provides a ‘one-stop shop’ for top financial and biotechnology executives to identify partnerships, network and learn about existing and emerging opportunities in all aspects of biotechnology.”
This year’s conference will feature presentations from more than 200 hundred public market companies, one-on-one meetings with top management professionals, 10 therapeutic workshops featuring leading experts on specific therapeutic and technology topics, six roundtable sessions, and plenary sessions on timely business issues and industry trends, as well as numerous networking opportunities.
“The biotech industry continues to innovate and grow, developing new technologies that will better the world,” stated Greenwood. “The CEO & Investor Conference will help investors identify the latest trends and provide biotech innovators an opportunity to secure the funding necessary to bring their technologies to market.”
For more information on the BIO CEO & Investor Conference, including registration, hotel accommodations and an up-to-date program, please visit the conference website at http://ceo.bio.org/opencms/ceo/2008/index.jsp. Advance media registration will be available starting December 3, 2007.
Upcoming BIO Events
BIO-Europe 2007 International Partnering Conference
November 12-14, 2007
Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy
November 14-16, 2007
World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & BioProcessing
April 27-30, 2008
BIO CEO & Investor Conference
February 11-13, 2008
New York, NY
2008 BIO International Convention
June 17-20, 2008
San Diego, Calif.
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and 31 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the annual BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry. Visit www.bio.org for more information on BIO and all upcoming events.