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Call For Sessions - Speak Now. The Industry is Listening.

September 5, 2013
BIO is seeking to bring the most innovative thinkers in biotechnology together at the BIO International Convention, June 23-26th, 2014, in San Diego, CA. Speaking at the BIO International Convention gives you access to biotech thought leaders from over 4,000 companies in 65 countries. BIO is seeking speakers who are forward leaning, engaging and who drive meaningful discussion about what’s on the forefront of the industry.

Education enhancements in 2014 include: streamlined session tracks organized by role in the industry and featuring international representation among panels & specialty forums with cohesive content and targeted networking receptions.

2014 Tracks:

  • Basic Research & Discovery

  • Business Development & Financing

  • Clinical Trials & Product Testing

  • Industrial Bioproducts

  • Intellectual Property

  • Manufacturing, Distribution & Operations
    Market Access & Commercialization

  • Regulatory Review & Approval

2014 Specialty Forums:

  • Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics

  • R/Evolution of Agriculture Technologies

  • Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics

  • Transformational Research

Other great new features for the 2014 BIO Program include:  newly added formats (lecture with roundtable, workshop), interactive questions, and key take-aways will make your proposed session more attendee-focused.

Please note, the International Market Briefings (IMB) Track will be accepted separately October 14 – November 4, 2013.

All submissions will be graded by the 2014 Program Committee, which consists of biotechnology professionals, industry editors and BIO staff. Applicants will be notified by email from BIO on or before Monday, January 6, 2014 regarding the status of their proposal. Accepted sessions will receive a slot of 60 to 75 minutes in the Convention program.

We look forward to receiving your proposed session! When in doubt, contact the BIO Program Team. To learn more about the 2014 BIO International Convention, please visit