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Share your Cutting Edge Ideas at the 2016 BIO International Convention

September 18, 2015
After a record-breaking event this year in Philadelphia, the BIO International Convention will return to San Francisco, California in 2016 with its sights set on creating another historic industry event.

BIO is seeking cutting edge, engaging, and thought-provoking session ideas and prospective speakers for BIO 2016, which will be held June 6-9, 2016 in San Francisco.

“We are planning to make this year’s event our best Convention ever by providing attendees with the education and inspiration to help advance the next generation of breakthrough technologies,” said Scott Whitaker, President of the BIO International Convention. “We rely on submissions from industry experts to help us create sessions that will share promising research developments, policy analysis, and the latest on developments transforming the global industry.”

The selection process for sessions and speakers is competitive, as the BIO International Convention is the largest, most influential global event for the biotechnology industry and regularly attracts the biggest names in biotech. Join their ranks and send us your ideas for sessions! The submission deadline is October 15, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).

Need ideas? Never submitted a session proposal before?

BIO’s got you covered with resources to help you put your best proposal forward:

New this Year – Help us build a database of biotech experts:

BIO is inviting all prospective speakers to submit their credentials during the BIO 2016 Call for Sessions & Speakers. Upon completion of the proposal review process, the BIO 2016 Program Committee will evaluate submitted speakers’ expertise. Qualified speakers will be considered to fill remaining slots in their knowledge area. Proposal submissions will be given priority in the review process. To be considered submit your name, bio, and focus area of your expertise.

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