June 8-11, 2020 | San Diego, CA


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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.

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BIO 2019 Session Tracks: 

Biofuels icon Biofuels & Renewable Chemicals

BrainHealth Icon Brain Health

Business Development Icon Business Development & Finance - sponsored by Pfizer Inc. 

DigitalHealth Icon Digital Health - sponsored by EY

EmergingOpp Icon Emerging Opportunities in Global Markets - sponsored by Amgen

genome editing track Genome Editing

highly prevalent chronic diseases track NEW! Highly Prevalent Chronic Diseases

InfectiousDisease Icon Infectious Diseases & Vaccines - sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline

IntellectualProperty Icon Intellectual Property

NextGeneration Icon Next Generation Biotherapeutics - sponsored by Spark Therapeutics

Oncology Icon Oncology - sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb

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

Orphan Icon Orphan & Rare Diseases- sponsored by CSL Behring, Premier Research, & Retrophin

Patient Advocacy NEW! Patient Advocacy - sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.

PersonalMed Icon Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics - sponsored by Genentech

RegScience Icon Regulatory Innovationsponsored by Parexel

TranslationalResearch Icon Translational Research - sponsored by Clarivate Analytics

Value Icon Value, Patient Access, & Reimbursement - sponsored by Amgen & Celgene  


BIO 2019 Program Committee:

Thank you to the 2019 BIO International Convention Program Committee for their devoted efforts in creating a world-class education program. The Committee meets on a continuing basis to determine the most cutting edge topics and speakers, and is led by Program Chairs and supported by numerous individuals in all sectors of biotechnology.

For more insight into the educational planning process, check out this exclusive blog post written by former BIO Program Committee Co-Chair, Rob Wright, Chief Editor of Life Science Leader.

Executive Training Courses

BIO's Executive Training Programs provide instruction in the functional skills necessary to address fundamental challenges that biotech entrepreneurs, business development executives, reimbursement professionals, and people new to the biotech industry face as they seek to excel in their careers and help their organizations thrive. Please check back soon for information about 2020 courses.

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