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Our community is growing and can be found online on any number of social networks, and the BIO recognizes that.  That’s why we’ve put together this blog, BIO on the Road, and it’s also why have launched several other social networks.  Along with our YouTube BIOchannel and BIO Convention FaceBook group – we’ve created Flickr photo albums and a Twitter group Our official show photographers will be taking some great images of the show floor, keynotes, press conferences, Read More >

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Life Sciences in San Diego

San Diego is an ideal location for the convention as there is a thriving life sciences industry, check it out: The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (SDREDC) reports that the life science cluster in San Diego has an annual economic impact of $5.3 billion in direct spending and another $3.8 billion in multiplier spending for a total impact of $9.1 billion a year (2006 dollars). According to the SDREDC, the county’s life science jobs pay Read More >

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2008 BIO International Convention Show Daily

The Scientist, our trade publication partner for the daily newsletter at the convention, has extended their editorial submission deadline to April 30th. To submit newsworthy content, go to www.the-scientist.com/bio/index/ . Submit something today!  

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The “Global” Event for Biotechnology

The 2008 BIO International Convention will be truly global, with international case studies, global health breakout sessions and significant international attendance. Since 2006, international attendance has grown by more than 24% and now makes up more than 30% of the audience.  In 2008, more growth is expected from Asia and Latin America. Global health breakout sessions will cover research and development, partnership opportunities, and the new business models required to meet global health challenges. There Read More >

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General Powell to Deliver Keynote!

We have added General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) to our line-up of keynote speakers! Gen. Powell will deliver his speech, titled “Leadership: Taking Charge” on Thursday, June 19.  Powell will share his experience as a leader to illustrate precisely what it takes to be a leader in industry.  Gen. Powell was appointed the 65th Secretary of State by President George W. Bush, a position he held from 2001-2005.  A four-star general, Powell’s numerous awards Read More >

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