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BIO 2017 Registration is Open & Keynote Announced!

January 18, 2017
It’s time to get ready for the global event where breakthrough companies and innovators connect to fulfill the promise of biotechnology through healing, fueling, and feeding the world. BIO 2017 International Convention (BIO 2017) is in San Diego from June 19-22. Registration is now open.

Here is an overview of BIO 2017 to help you in your planning.

BIO 2017 Keynote Just Announced: David Cameron, Former Prime Minister of the UK to speak at BIO 2017. Details on Super Sessions, Breakout Sessions, Fireside Chats and more will be announced next month. BIO 2017 Program Overview

Schedule at a Glance: With proper planning, in just four critical days, you can set up a full year of business connections, partnering possibilities and exposure to many innovations for the future of biotech. BIO offers a variety of programming, connection points and networking resources to ensure success. Begin by outlining your organization’s objectives (and a few personal ones too) and start evaluating how you can make the most of your time at BIO.

BIO One-on-One Partnering™ drives the world’s largest biotech partnering event.  Connect with thousands of companies through BIO’s One-on-One Partnering™ system and identify potential partners and schedule meetings prior to the Convention. In 2016, the system scheduled more than 35,000 partnering meetings, representing a 23% growth over the prior year.

BIO Exhibition Travel around the world and visit 50 state and international pavilions, seven product focus zones and 1800 exhibiting companies in space equivalent to four football fields. Browse the latest technologies in Digital Health, BioProcessing, Manufacturing and Business Solutions and/or attend a BIO Business Forum Company Presentation.

Networking: BIO 2017 will play host to countless evening networking and partnering opportunities. Don‘t miss the evening receptions on Monday and Wednesday, Tuesday Hospitality Receptions, Thursday BIO Talent Connect, Meetups, and dozens of other ways to break through and connect!

Who Attends: 16,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. A wide spectrum of life science and application areas are represented including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy. View our attendee summary.

To learn more about the event and available registration packages, please visit