Apply to Present at BIO Convention

The BIO International Convention brings together the most innovative thinkers and leaders in biotechnology. Our education program covers a wide variety of diverse and timely topics relevant to the biotechnology industry and appropriate for many professional disciplines, including: healthcare, intellectual property, environmental issues, business development, digital health, and more.

BIO has unique opportunities for companies of all sizes to pitch their idea, share their successes, and inform the global biotech community of their latest innovations. Below are three opportunities accepting applications for BIO 2020 in San Diego.

Company Presentations
Company Presentations
Increase visibility in BIO One-on-One Partnering and attract more partners to meet. 
Global Innovation Hubs
Global Innovation Hubs
Showcase the top five advantages of your country or region's bioscience industry.
Start-Up Stadium
Apply for Start-Up Stadium
Great way for start-up companies to engage key members of the investment community.
BIO 2020 Program Planning Timeline
Where are we in the process of building our program?
  • September 2019: Call for Sessions and Speakers Opened
  • September 2019: Company Presentation and Global Innovation Applications Open
  • October 17, 2019: Call for Sessions and Speakers Closed
  • October 2019 - January 2020: Session and Speaker Proposals In Review
  • November 2019: Start Up Stadium Applications Open 
  • January 2020: Session and Speaker Submitters Notified
  • March 2020: All Sessions and Speakers Finalized and Published to Website
  • Late March 2020 – May 2020: Company Presentation and Global Innovation Applications Reviewed and Notified
  • April 2020: Start Up Stadium Application Closed
  • May 2020: Start Up Stadium Finalists Announced
  • May 29, 2020: Company Presentation and Global Innovation Applications Close 
  • June 8-11, 2020: BIO International Convention
Meet the BIO 2020 Program Committee Chairs
BIO 2020 Program Committee Chairs

About the Program Committee

The BIO International Convention has a dedicated Program Committee made up of biotechnology professionals in all sectors, led by Program Chairs with the mission to help create a top-quality educational program. The Program Committee meets on a continuing basis to review and determine the most cutting edge, diverse, and important topics and speakers. The committee will also work to ensure the program is comprised of sessions that represent diversity in alignment with BIO’s workforce development, diversity and inclusion principles. 

We would like to thank the BIO 2020 Program Committee for their hard work and dedication.

About the Selection Process

The BIO International Convention has a dedicated Program Committee made up of biotechnology professionals in all sectors, led by Program Chairs with the mission to help create a top-quality educational program. The Program Committee meets on a continuing basis to review and determine the most cutting edge, diverse, and important topics and speakers. The committee will also work to ensure the program is comprised of sessions that represent diversity in alignment with BIO’s workforce development, diversity and inclusion principles

We would like to thank the BIO 2020 Program Committee for their hard work and dedication.

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Help Shape the Education Program

By sponsoring a BIO 2020 Education Track, your company will be positioned an industry leader and have unparalleled brand exposure in front of targeted audiences. Sessions will be organized by a variety of tracks, and each track is available for sponsorship. Learn about this opportunity and more in the full Sponsorship Prospectus.