June 4-7, 2018 | Boston, MA


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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! 

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BIO 2018 Session Tracks:

Biofuels icon Biofuels & Renewable Chemicals   

BrainHealth Icon Brain Health  

Business Development Icon Business Development & Finance - Sponsored by Genentech & WilmerHale

 Corporate best practices Corporate Best Practices & Leadership

DigitalHealth Icon Digital Health 

EmergingOpp Icon Emerging Opportunities in Global Markets - Sponsored by Amgen

gene editing track Gene Editing

InfectiousDisease Icon Infectious Diseases & Vaccines   

IntellectualProperty Icon Intellectual Property  

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

NextGeneration Icon Next Generation Biotherapeutics 

Oncology Icon Oncology  - Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb

one health icon One Health

opiod track icon Opioids: Changing the Paradigm on Treating Pain and Addiction 

Orphan Icon Orphan & Rare Disease  - Sponsored by CSL Behring & Retrophin

PersonalMed Icon Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics  - Sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific

RegScience Icon Regulatory Innovation  

TranslationalResearch Icon Translational Research   

Value Icon Value, Patient Access, & Commercialization - Sponsored by Amgen

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Other Education Opportunities:

 BioBriefing: Biotech for the Non-Scientist
BioBriefing is a one-day, fast-paced course focused on the science driving today’s hottest biopharma innovations. Engage more effectively with industry leaders at BIO2018 by learning 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. Click here to view the agenda and register for BioBriefing. Separate pre-registration and payment are required for this BIO 2018 affiliate event. 

Strategic Commercialization Within Biopharma
Strategic Commercialization Within Biopharma is an intensive course focused on the major strategic considerations and tactics integral to successful commercialization within biopharma. Discussion points focus on practical concepts, applications, and tools that help participants effectively build and implement plans and tactics to address the needs of multiple stakeholders in the creation of reimbursable innovation.Click here to view the agenda and register for Strategic Commercialization Within Biopharma. Separate pre-registration and payment are required for this BIO 2018 affiliate event. 

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