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Big #BIO2014 News from San Diego

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Yesterday, BIO held a press conference at Janssen Labs in San Diego to share some exciting news about the 2014 BIO International Convention. First and foremost, BIO’s Scott Whittaker announced that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the Wednesday Keynote Address. Full details are available here. Scott was joined by Diego Miralles, Global Head, Innovation, for Janssen Pharmaceuticals as well as BIOCOM President Joe Panetta. Francis Barraza was present on behalf of San Read More >

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Momentum of the BIO Big Dance Continues to Build

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Can I assume you have all been missing my NCAA tournament musings? Well maybe not, but just in case you’ve been waiting for more, here you go….. What an exciting and eventful tournament it has been so far. But it’s far from over. Last night we had some great battles. Sadly, my adopted team, San Diego State University lost a tough game to Arizona.  And since I feel like San Diego is my second home this year, I Read More >

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Our Latest Convention Registration: Sir Richard Branson

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At BIO, we know that entrepreneurship and innovation is part of our industry’s lifeblood. It takes more than just a winning idea or a great product candidate to build a successful biotech company – it takes great leadership, a lot of hard work, a few sleepless nights, and a little bit of luck. That’s why I’m excited to announce that one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, Sir Richard Branson, will be joining us to Read More >

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Location Matters: San Diego, the NCAA Basketball Tournament and #BIO2014

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Yes, I am still going on about the NCAA tournament. The NCAA generally does a great job in pulling together a world class event. Part of that is accomplished by spreading the games out across the country – and rotating venues each year to continue to build buzz for event. This year – the people of Buffalo, Milwaukee, Orlando, Spokane, Raleigh, San Antonio and St. Louis all get 2nd and 3rd round tournament games. But Read More >

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My First Blog Entry: An Enlivened Biotech Industry and BIO International Convention

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While Washington, DC struggles with yet another round of cold temperatures, inside the halls of BIO, we have turned the heat up and are working hard to make many exciting changes to the 2014 BIO International Convention in SUNNY San Diego. It is more than just California dreaming – our team has been breaking a sweat responding to all of the early registrations for this year’s event (it is how they get into convention shape). Read More >

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