June 6-9, 2016 | San Francisco, CA


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BIO 2015 Conversations

2016 Call For Sessions & Speakers

We encourage you to submit provocative, cutting-edge topics that affect the global biotech industry. Here's a message from our President & CEO, Jim Greenwood

  • 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: 

Download button   Submit a proposal   

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.

Planning Timeline
  • September 17: Call for Sessions Opens
  • October 15: Call for Sessions Closes (proposals must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST)
  • October 23 – November 13: First Round of Proposal Review
  • November 16-20: Second Round of Proposal Review
  • December 7-11: Final Round of Proposal Review
  • January 14: Submitters Notified
  • March 17: Speakers Confirmed
  • June 6-9, 2016: BIO International Convention 




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