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#BIOWC17 Call for Sessions & Speakers Extended!

January 13, 2017
It’s not too late to submit a session proposal for the 2017 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology! We’ve just extended the submission deadline until Friday, January 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm EDT.

Reasons to take action now and submit a session!

  1. Approved speakers get 30-40% discount on registration. That includes access to 5 plenaries, 100+ sessions, access to our Partnering System to schedule face to face meetings and multiple networking events - all for less than $700!

  2. Partnering activity is at an all-time high (increased 20% last year) plus our BIO partnering research shows that speakers may get more meeting requests!

  3. The Industrial and Environmental industry is moving faster than ever! By 2020, it is projected that biobased products will make up 11 percent of the $3,401 billion (€3,130 billion) global chemical market. This is your opportunity to showcase how your company is contributing!

  4. The BIO World Congress Attendee profile is both impressive and we saw 20% new companies last year. This is your opportunity to get in front of business executives, investors, industry leaders, government officials, and academic researchers! Attendee Overview.

  5. We have two new tracks available including Flavors, Fragrances and Food Ingredients, as well as Agricultural Crop Technologies and Biomass Supply.


Our top-notch program committee is also accepting submissions for these Track:

  • Renewable Chemicals

  • Advanced Biofuels

  • Biorefinery Platforms

  • Feedstocks

  • Biobased Products

  • Synthetic Biology

  • Specialty Chemicals

  • Food & Nutritional Ingredients

  • Biocatalysts & Enzyme Development

  • Global Biobased Markets

  • Regional Economic Development

  • Regulatory Issues

  • Project Finance

Never submitted a proposal before? Our Education team has created a step-by-step Submission Guide to help you through the process. You can also reach out to our Program Team at for any specific questions or concerns you may have.

BIO World Congress is returning to beautiful Montreal July 23-26; bring your family and your colleagues and stay for the weekend!