BIO is pleased to announce the 2016 BIO International Convention Call for Sessions is open September 17 - October 15, 2015. 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.
Submit provocative, cutting-edge topics that affect the global biotech industry
Profile new technology and provide insight on promising research developments.
Spark creative conversations: we welcome unique, timely, and novel ideas.
Build crucial dialogue with your audience through interactive education formats.
Establish yourself as an international expert who tackles the most pressing issues.
All ideas are welcome! We seek proposals that reflect current trends and novel ideas in all focus areas:
Critical Cross - Disciplinary Issues
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for your status.
Direct the industry’s conversation; submit provocative, cutting edge topics that matter to the GLOBAL biotech industry .
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.