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.
Call for Sessions and Speakers Open
Submissions will be accepted September 15, 2016 - October 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM EST.
Submit provocative and cutting edge topics that matter to the global biotech industry
About the Selection Process
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 audience interaction. Accepted sessions will receive a slot of 60-75 minutes in the convention program. All session applications must be fully complete and submitted by the deadline, October 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM ET.
Notification regarding acceptance or rejection of Call for Session proposals will be sent to the submitter on January 17, 2017 by email. An accurate email address is critical. If you have not received an email notification after January 17, contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your session ID number.
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 2017.