BIO 2018 Call For Sessions & Speakers

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2018 Call For Sessions & Speakers

Call for Sessions is Open 

The BIO International Convention brings together the most innovative thinkers and leaders in biotechnology. Our education program covers a wide variety of diverse and timely topics relevant to the biotechnology industry and appropriate for many professional disciplines, including: healthcare, intellectual property, environmental issues, business development, digital health, and more.

For 25 years, the BIO International Convention has been considered the premier event to attend in biotech. Countless speakers from all sectors of the industry have used the BIO International Convention as their main platform for showcasing their expertise and findings. Be a part of the world’s largest biotechnology gathering by submitting a proposal for the 2018 BIO International Convention.  




About the 2018 Selection Process

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 audience interaction. Accepted sessions will receive a slot of 60-75 minutes in the convention program. All session applications must be fully complete and submitted by the deadline, October 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

Notification regarding acceptance or rejection of Call for Session proposals will be sent to the submitter on January 17, 2018 by email. An accurate email address is critical. If you have not received an email notification after January 17, contact with your session ID number. 


Planning Timeline

  • September 14: Call for Sessions Open
  • October 12: Call for Sessions Closed
  • October – January: Proposal Review
  • January 17: Submitters Notified
  • January 17: Apply to present a Company Presentation 
  • March 22: All Speakers Finalized
  • June 4-7, 2018: BIO International Convention 



BIO International Convention Program Committee

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

We would like to thank the BIO 2018 Program Committee for their hard work and dedication.


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