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2018 Registration Policies

Registration fee includes access to all program sessions, breakfasts, luncheons, and receptions.  Everyone must be registered and wear their name badge to participate in conference activities.  Registration may not be shared.


Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing on or before February 5, 2018 (5:00 pm Eastern Time) to receive a refund. A $400/ JPY 36,050 administrative fee will be deducted from all cancellation refunds.  Approved refunds will be processed after the conference. Cancellation requests received after February 5, 2018 will NOT be honored. Please email cancellation requests to if you are from North America, Europe or Australia. Please email if you are from Asia-Pacific regions. 


You may transfer your registration to another individual by sending you request to (North America/Europe/Australia) or (Asia-Pacific) no later than March 6, 2017.   Requests after this date will be handled onsite at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo.

A government-issued photo ID (driver’s license or passport) is required at check-in.  Badges will not be issued without proper identification.

To receive the BIO Member rate, your company must be a BIO Member in good standing on or before March 20, 2018.

Important Registration Deadlines

  • January 26, 2018 – Early-Bird Registration
  • February 5, 2018 – Cancellation and Refunds (less administrative fee mentioned above)
  • March 6, 2018 – Substitution Request
  • March 13, 2018 – Online Registration Closes

Contact Us

Asia Pacific Region Registration Inquiries

Asia Registration Secretariat
Convention Department, Inter Group Corporation
2-5 Toranomon 2-chome, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 105-0001, Japan
Phone: +81-3-5549-6915
Fax: +81-3-5549-3201

General Conference Inquiries

Biotechnology Innovation Organization - BIO Registration
1201 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington DC 20024 USA
Phone:  +1-202-962-6655
Customer Service Hours:  9:00am - 5:00pm, Eastern Time, M-F.