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CONFERENCE BACKGROUND WHO ATTENDS MORE INFORMATION
BIO-Asia Partnering Conference
Tokyo, Japan
January 24-25, 2011
An exclusive partnering forum to introduce US and European clinical-stage drug development companies to leading Asian biopharmaceutical companies. Workshops highlight trends in the growing Asian biotech market and strategic business development partnerships. And new in 2010, company presentations will also be added to this rich program.

Conference Size:
350 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings: 1,100
Senior business development and licensing executives from over 325 biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies from over 25 countries. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Beth Rosenkoetter - Manager, Sponsorship
brosenkoetter@bio.org
202-962-6656
BIO CEO & Investor Conference
New York, NY
February 14-15, 2011
The premier biotech industry investor conference focused on publicly traded and late-stage private biotech companies. Event offers opportunities to attend panel discussions with clinical experts, evaluate presentations from over 200 companies (80% public; 20% private) and participate in private company-to-company and investor-to-investor meetings between companies and investors.

Conference Size:
1,350 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
950
CEOs of biotechnology companies, public and private equity investors, research analysts, investment bankers and senior-level industry executives. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-312-9277
BIO-Europe Spring International Partnering Conference
Milan, Italy
March 14-16, 2011
International partnering conference for industry decision-makers, providing opportunities to initiate or develop partnerships between companies. Gain expert insights from the international biotech and pharma dealmakers through interactive panels and workshops.

Conference Size:
1,700 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
9,000
Senior executives from the biotech, pharmaceutical, financial and service sectors. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-312-9277
BIO-Windhover & Windhover’s Pharmaceutical Strategic Outlook (PSO)
New York, NY
March 30-April 1, 2011
An exclusive venue for pharmaceutical business development executives and CEOs. Attendees met one-on-one with key decision-makers and network with prospective partners. Sessions focus on the latest strategies from top industry dealmakers. The event brings the best in the business together in one place, providing the insights and tactics necessary for successful deals.

Conference Size:
350 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
300
Business development executives from pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-312-9277
BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Spring Conference & Committee Meeting
Seattle, WA
April 13-15, 2011
Two-day event that includes panels and speakers from distinguished members of the federal government, biotech industry, and the legal and scientific communities on current intellectual property topics impacting the biotechnology industry.

Conference Size:
80 attendees
Industry legal and IP professionals including general counsels and patent counsels of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact:Jimmy Wydick – Sponsorship Coordinator
jwydick@bio.org
202-449-6381
BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing
Toronto, Canada
May 8-11, 2011
A unique interdisciplinary forum presenting the latest developments in biotechnology for biofuels, renewable chemicals, synthetic biology, biobased materials and biotech-based manufacturing and processing. Technical tracks, plenary sessions, and private one-on-one business partnering meetings.

Conference Size:
1,000 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
400
Business leaders, researchers, lab managers, scientists, investors and government officials in industrial biotech, bioenergy and bioprocessing. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Katie MacPherson, Sponsorship Assistant
kmacpherson@bio.org
202-962-6658
BIO Human Resources Conference
Washington, DC
June 26-28, 2011
The only educational conference for human resources professionals in the biotechnology industry. Learn key insights into global issues, organizational challenges, strategic issues and best practices from fellow industry professionals.

Conference Size: 200 attendees
Senior-level human resources professionals, including VPs, directors, managers and HR generalists. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact:Jimmy Wydick – Sponsorship Coordinator
jwydick@bio.org
202-449-6381
BIO International Convention
Washington, DC
June 27-30, 2011
The global event for biotechnology. Meet industry leaders from around the world to discuss biotech issues affecting healthcare, agriculture and the environment. Spend three days partnering in the Business Forum. Participate in special events and evening networking socials. Hear from high profile keynote and general session speakers in more than 150 breakout sessions. Discover the latest products and processes in the action-packed BIO exhibition featuring 1,800 exhibiting companies.

Conference Size:
15,300 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
17,100
International industry leaders - biotechnology and pharmaceutical executives, investors, scientists, researchers, policy makers and journalists from more than 60 countries. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Beth Rosenkoetter - Manager, Sponsorship
brosenkoetter@bio.org
202-962-6656
Partnering for Global Health
Washington, DC
June 27, 2011
Hosted by BIO and BIO Ventures for Global Health, this international partnering forum promotes opportunities for international health experts to gather to discuss innovation, foster new partnerships and seek new, market-based solutions for global health issues.

Conference Size:
250 attendees
Leaders from the biopharmaceutical industry, potential funders, and international health experts. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-312-9277
BIO India Partnering Conference
Hyderabad, India
September 21-22, 2011
The conference will focus on exploring business opportunities with India's life science companies. Private one-on-one meetings between investors, biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

Estimated Conference Size:
300 attendees
Estimated Business Partnering Meetings:
600
Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies from North America, Asia and Europe. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-312-9277
BIO China International Conference
Shanghai, China
October 12-13, 2011
This exclusive convention will bring together biotech and pharmaceutical companies interested in policy issues and business development partnering. Life sciences executives from North America, Europe and Asia will meet and explore business opportunities with China's emerging biotech sector.

Estimated Conference Size:
700 attendees
Estimated Business Partnering Meetings:
7,000
Investors, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and emerging Chinese biotech companies. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-962-6656
BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Fall Conference & Committee Meeting
New York, NY
November 2-4, 2011
Two-day event that includes panels and speakers from distinguished members of the federal government, biotech industry, and legal community on current intellectual property topics specific to the biotechnology industry.

Conference Size:
80 attendees
Industry legal and IP professionals including general counsels and patent counsels of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: John Sloan - Managing Director, External Relations & Development
jsloan@bio.org
202-962-9506
BIO Investor Forum
San Francisco, CA
October 25-26, 2011
National forum to explore investment trends and opportunities in life sciences, with a focus on public and venture-stage growth companies as well as those poised to join the "watch list" in 2012. Event offers opportunities to attend panel discussions with clinical experts, evaluate presentations from over 115 companies (60% private; 40% public) and participate in one-on-one meetings between companies and investors.

Conference Size:
750 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
800
CEOs of biotechnology companies, public and private equity investors, research analysts, investment bankers and senior-level industry executives. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-962-6656
BIO EUROPE™ International Partnering Conference
Dusseldorf, Germany
October 31 - November 2, 2011
International partnering conference for industry decision-makers, providing opportunities to initiate or develop partnerships between companies. The event also includes company presentations, exhibits and over ten business development panels featuring industry experts.n

Conference Size:
2,500 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
12,500
Biotechnology and pharmaceutical business development executives, investors and professional advisors to the biotechnology industry. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Susanna Ling - Director, Sponsorship
sling@bio.org
202-962-6656
The Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
November 7-9, 2011
Where "East meets West" in the rapidly expanding application of industrial biotechnology. Highlighting recent advances in biotechnology for bioenergy, biobased products, manufacturing and processing. Technical tracks, plenary sessions and private one-on-one business partnering meetings.

Conference Size:
350 attendees
Business Partnering Meetings:
75
Industry leaders, investors, government representatives and academics from North America, Europe and throughout the Pacific Rim. For more information please visit the BIO conference and events webpage: bio.org/events

BIO Contact: Katie MacPherson, Sponsorship Assistant
kmacpherson@bio.org
202-962-6658

 

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