June 4-7, 2018 | Boston, MA


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Program Overview

BIO's top-notch education program covers the biotechnology and pharma industry's most relevant and timely topics - providing the know-how you need to advance your business. In each session, top thought leaders offer insights on issues essential to the industry and provide a wealth of information of strategic relevance to your business. We have hundreds of sessions to choose from! 

Featured Education from BIO 2017:

  • Keynotes:
        David Cameron, Former Prime Minister of the UK
        Ann Romney, Patient Advocate 
    *BIO Keynotes are open to Convention Access and above attendees.
  • Super Sessions (Tuesday - Thursday) 
    *Open to Education & Exhibition Access and above attendees.
  • Fireside Chats (Tuesday - Thursday) 
    *Open to Education & Exhibition Access and above.
  • Company Presentations in the BIO Business Forum 
  • Hundreds of breakout sessions: education and networking in the BIO Exhibition

 2017 by the numbers speaker

BIO 2017 Session Tracks:

Biofuels icon Biofuels & Renewable Chemicals  

BrainHealth Icon Brain Health 

Business Development Icon Business Development & Finance  Sponsored by Clarivate Analytics and GlaxoSmithKline

 CrossDisciplinary Icon Critical Cross Disciplinary Issues 

DigitalHealth Icon Digital Health  Sponsored by Purdue Pharma L.P. and VWR International

EmergingOpp Icon Emerging Opportunities in Global Markets  Sponsored by Amgen Inc.

 Global Innovation Icon Global Innovation Hubs

HarnessingBigData Icon Harnessing Big Data to Drive Innovation in Biomedicine Sponsored by Janssen BioTherapeutics (JBIO)

InfectiousDisease Icon Infectious Diseases & Vaccines  

IntellectualProperty Icon Intellectual Property 

Food&Ag Icon  Modern Agriculture Innovation Sponsored by BIO's Food & Agriculture Section Governing Board

NextGeneration Icon Next Generation Biotherapeutics

Oncology Icon Oncology  Sponsored by Bristol-Meyers Squibb

Orphan Icon Orphan & Rare Disease  Sponsored by CSL Behring, Retrophin Inc., and QuintilesIMS

PersonalMed Icon Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics 

RegScience Icon Regulatory Science 

TranslationalResearch Icon Translational Research   

Value Icon Value, Patient Access, & Commercialization  Sponsored by Amgen Inc. and Celgene


More Education from BIO 2017:

One HealthOne Health Day

At its heart, the One Health idea is rooted in the notion that the health of humans, animals, and the environment are all interconnected. At BIO 2017, we featured the One Health concept through stories that illustrate what it is, enabling us to break through the barriers to success.On Monday, June 19 from 1:00 - 5:00pm BIO hosted “One Health Day,” bringing together the BIO family with sessions focused on issues linking human, animal and environmental health. 

BioBriefing: Biotech for the Non-scientist 

BioBriefing: Biotech for the Non-scientist is a one-day, fast-paced course focused on the science driving today's hottest biopharma innovations. Understand how therapeutic antibodies, RNA therapies, gene therapies, and immunotherapies fight disease and save lives. Learn from an industry expert who knows the technology, products, and companies. The course was held on Monday, June 19 at the Marriott Marquis Marina. Register today for BioBriefing to better engage with industry leaders at BIO 2017. 

Digital Health Summer Summit 

The Digital Health Summer Summit convenes some of today’s most innovative entrepreneurs, empowered healthcare professionals and industrious business leaders shaping the “new” healthcare industry as we know it. This summer, we focus on the climb! In our continued mission to help companies evolve shrewdly and scale to new heights, DHSS is focused on revealing a behind-the-scenes look at hot industry topics. Check out the full agenda and behind the scenes tour.


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