bio_intl_con.jpegSee how biotech innovations help heal, fuel, and feed the world. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will be holding its annual BIO International Convention on June 27-30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Not a small, intimate affair, the BIO International Convention draws approximately 20,000 industry leaders from 60 countries. This year, the Convention program will feature 16 tracks with 125+ Sessions, 1,000+ speakers.   An electronic version of the brochure for the 2011 Convention can be obtained here.

The 2011 BIO International Convention will feature leading industry experts and government officials from around the world debating key issues that dramatically influence the biotechnology industry including follow-on biologics/biosimilars, biomarker research, genomics and the ever-changing global biotechnology business landscape.

In addition, more than 2,000 biotech companies, organizations, and institutions will participate in the BIO Exhibition.  A searchable list of exhibitors can be found here.  Information regarding registration and pricing can be obtained here.

I’ll be in attendance as well as participating in BIO’s blogger network throughout the week. If you’d like to meet up during the conference, drop me a note and we’ll schedule some time to have coffee together. email the Baristas

You can follow Patent Baristas here or @PatentBaristas.  You can get BIO updates from BIOtechNOW, an online portal and newsletter produced by BIO or @BIOConvention.

See you in DC!


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