Submit your 2012 BIO International Convention Session Proposal Today

Don’t miss your chance to host a session at the 2012 BIO International Convention! With 15,000+ biotechnology professionals in attendance, a diverse audience representing 50 states and 65 countries, and representatives from the world’s top pharmaceutical companies, there is no better opportunity to gain publicity and credibility with the most influential people in the industry.

Got questions regarding the submission process? We’ve got the answers! Below are a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding submitting a proposal.

Q: Do the speakers need to be confirmed when submitting a proposal?

A: No, but you should have an outline of what type of speakers you plan on inviting.

Q: I’m not sure which track my proposal fits into, what should I do?

A: Email us at and we will find the right track for you.

Q: Is there a cost to speak at the Convention?

A: No, becoming a speaker is free! However, BIO does not provide reimbursement for travel or expenses.

Q: Is there a limit to the number of speakers per session?

A: Yes, there is a max of four speakers and one moderator depending on the session format selected.

Still have questions?

The BIO Convention team is offering tips on how to organize your topics and speakers in the 2012 Breakout Session Submission Guide.  It will provide you with all of the information you need to submit an engaging and timely proposal for our industry leading program.

Also, 2011 session recordings are available for purchase. For as little as $95, you can customize your own 2011 conference track and access the sessions anytime.