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2016 BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit Comes to a Close


The fifth annual BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit concluded on November 4, bringing together over 300 attendees representing more than 200 organizations including patient advocacy and provider organizations, academia, government, think tanks, professional societies and the biotechnology industry. During two days of thought-provoking educational programming, attendees shared information on health policy issues and best practices while networking with other stakeholders in the healthcare space. The Summit’s opening keynote luncheon was a town hall-style discussion Read More >

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2016 BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit Starts Today!


Today marks the start of the 5th annual BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit being held on November 3-4 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Summit brings together patient advocacy organizations, academia, regulators, biotechnology industry, and other stakeholders for two days of robust programming to discuss timely policy issues and share best practices. With almost 200 different organizations expected to attend this year, the Summit provides an invaluable networking opportunity to advance partnerships Read More >

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Less Than 65 Days Until “One Health” Day!


“One Health is the collaborative effort of multiple health science professions, together with their related disciplines and institutions – working locally, nationally, and globally – to attain optimal health for people, domestic animals, wildlife, plants, and the environment.”  The One Health Commission is a globally focused organization dedicated to promoting this “One Health” concept. Essentially The Commission seeks to “Connect” One Health Advocates, to “Create” networks and teams that work together across disciplines, and to “Educate” about One Read More >

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Are You Ready To Go Beyond The Cutting Edge At BIO 2016?


In an April 18 blog posted on Life Science Leader, Rob Wright outlined the essential components of a compelling and educational panel for the 2016 BIO International Convention. Wright will be moderating a Super Session panel on Tuesday, June 7 from 11:15 AM–12:30 PM called Beyond the Cutting Edge: How to Enable Life Science Organizations Today for the Societal Challenges of Tomorrow.  The session will focus on innovation and knowledge transfer opportunities across disciplines as well as industries. Wright asks readers to provide Read More >

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5 Tips for a BIO 2016 Session Proposal: Help us Imagine the Future

2016 BIO International Convention

As you hopefully know we have an open call for session ideas and proposals for BIO 2016, and it closes next week, Thursday, October 15. Every year, the education team here at BIO receives numerous inquiries from prospective submitters on what they can do to solidify their spot on the BIO International Convention program. Unfortunately there is no simple answer – not even seeking advice from a psychic will guarantee your place. BIO receives hundreds of Read More >

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