The BIO 2016 call for sessions and speakers is open through October 15. The BIO 2016 program will cover a wide variety of topics relevant to the biotechnology industry, including: healthcare, intellectual property, environmental issues, business development, and more. The BIO educational program covers diverse and timely topics appropriate for many professional disciplines.
Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, we encourage prospective session organizers to submit comprehensive proposals including panelist suggestions.
Preference will be given to session proposals that foster interaction.
Accepted sessions will receive a slot of 60 to 75 minutes in the convention program. All session applications must be finished prior to the submission deadline, October 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm (EST).
Notification regarding acceptance or rejection of Call for Session proposals will be sent to the submitter in mid-January by email. An accurate email address is critical. If you have not received your notification by January 14, email email@example.com for your status.
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Speaker Ideas? Well BIO’s got you covered!
New this year, BIO is inviting all prospective speakers to submit their credentials during the BIO 2016 Call for Sessions & Speakers, September 17 – October 15. 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. Note: Proposal submissions will be given priority in the review process. To be considered submit your name, bio, and focus area of your expertise.
Tips for Planning
Get a head-start on planning your proposal by using the resources below. Reviewing attendee demographics, components of a proposal form, previous sessions, and the Call for Sessions Guide will equip you with all of the resources needed to successfully submit a session proposal for BIO 2016.