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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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One more reason to join us in San Diego

The fabulous weather! After one long winter in Washington, DC, I visited San Diego last week in preparation for this year’s BIO International Convention and I don’t know if I’ve ever seen bluer skies (and I used to live in New Mexico, so that’s really saying something!). Beaches and surfing for days, golf courses as far as the eye can see and then some, lots of opportunities for day trips – this place truly has Read More >

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Gov. Schwarzenegger to speak at convention

This just in – Gov. Schwarzenegger will be speaking at the BIO International Convention, June 17-20 in San Diego.  Together with California biotech leaders, we announced his participation yesterday and also highlighted what’s new and different with this year’s convention. As Stephen Ferruolo (program co-chair) pointed out – “missing the breakout sessions is like going to the U.S. Open and not checking out the golfers.” Issues surrounding follow-ons, IP, regenerative medicine, biomarkers, biofuels, genetically engineered Read More >

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