Author Daniel H. Pink to Keynote BIO Human Resources 2011 Conference

World-renowned author Daniel H. Pink will deliver the keynote address at the BIO Human Resources 2011 Conference.</p>

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Thursday, April 14, 2011) - World-renowned author Daniel H. Pink will deliver the keynote address at the BIO Human Resources 2011 Conference on June 26-28 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. Pink is the author of four books on the changing workplace. His latest book, titled, “DRIVE: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us,” compiles 50 years of behavioral science to overturn the conventional wisdom about human motivation and what truly drives human behavior.

“Motivation is key for all human resource professionals in the biotech industry to use to inspire employees to continue driving the industry forward,” said Jim Greenwood, president and CEO of BIO. “We are pleased that Daniel Pink will be sharing his expertise on this important topic for HR professionals."

The keynote session is sponsored by Culpepper and Associates, Inc.

The BIO Human Resources 2011 Conference will feature plenary and breakout sessions on priority issues affecting day-to-day operations in the HR field. HR professionals will learn how to attract, motivate and retain the most qualified employees for your company while keeping up with the realities of what today's biopharmaceutical companies demand.

The conference will feature three tracks:

  • The Changing Corporate Structure, Sponsored by: Radford, an Aon Hewitt Company
  • It's not Business as Usual
  • Navigating the Legislative Landscape

More than 150 HR professionals from around the world are expected to attend the upcoming conference. For registration, agenda and additional information, visit

This year's conference is once again co-located with the 2011 BIO International Convention at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry, offering networking and partnering opportunities with policymakers, scientists, CEOs and newsmakers, and hundreds of sessions covering biotech trends, policy issues and technological innovations. The 2011 BIO International Convention has a set of free search and event planning tools for media, attendees and prospective attendees. The myBIO tool allows easy search and access to the companies, attendees and events by topic.

The Convention features the BIO Business Forum for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, academic research institutions, and investors from around the world to gather and discuss strategic opportunities.

The BIO International Convention helps to support BIO programs and initiatives.  BIO works throughout the year to create a policy environment that enables the industry to continue to fulfill its vision of bettering the world through biotechnology innovation.  For more information on the global event for biotechnology, including program and housing information, please visit

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Upcoming BIO Events

BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Spring Conference and Committee Meeting
April 13-15, 2011
Seattle, WA

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing
May 8-11, 2011
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Partnering for Global Health Forum 2011
June 27, 2011
Washington, DC

BIO International Convention
June 27-30, 2011
Washington, DC

2011 BIO Human Resources Conference
June 26-28, 2011
Washington, DC

The Business Forum at the BIO International Convention
June 28-30, 2011
Washington, DC

BIO India International Partnering Conference
September 21-22, 2011
Hyderabad, India

BIO China International Conference
October 12-13, 2011
Shanghai, China

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