BIO International 2019


BIO International 2019

Trade Shows & Events

United under the 2019 BIO International Convention theme, “It Starts With One,” companies, academic centers, patient groups, researchers, regulatory leaders and investors worked to progress approaches in key areas, such as drug development, patient access, gene therapy, diversity and inclusion, opioids, renewable fuels and agriculture.

BIO 2019 featured over 1,800 exhibitors, more than 800 speakers, over 250 company presentations, 126 educational sessions, nine super sessions, seven fireside chats and 18 education tracks. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, physician and oncologist, and Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, delivered keynote addresses that put a spotlight on current and future opportunities in gene therapy and improving diversity and inclusion within the biotech industry, respectively.

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Business Development Courses

 

 

 

8:00 AM – 5:45 PM
Business Development Courses

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration Open
Located in the Grand Hall of the Pennsylvania Convention Center

 
 

 

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration Open
Located in the Grand Hall of the Pennsylvania Convention Center

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Business Development Courses

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
Sponsored by Pepper Hamilton LLP

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Biotech Ecosystem Tour* – Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing (JIB) Training and
Education Facility – Pennsylvania
*Separate registration required, walk-ups are welcome

 
 

 

7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Registration Open
Located in the Grand Hall of the Pennsylvania Convention Center

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
AURP BIO Health Caucus*
*Separate registration required

8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
Sponsored by Pepper Hamilton LLP

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Biotech Ecosystem Tours*
*Separate registration required, walk-ups are welcome

12:30 PM – 7:00 PM
BIO One-on-One Partnering™ in the BIO Business Forum
Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.
*Open to Partnering attendees

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Education Sessions
Including Fireside Chats, Breakout Sessions, Super Sessions, and more

1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Company Presentations
Sponsored by Cooley LLP

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Fireside Chat with Margaret (Peggy) Hamburg, MD, Foreign Secretary, National
Academy of Medicine; Chairman of the Board, American Association for the
Advancement of Science

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Super Session: What’s Next: The Landscape of Innovation in 2019 and Beyond
Sponsored by ClearView Healthcare Partners

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Welcome Reception at Reading Terminal Market
Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson
*Open to Convention Access and Partnering attendees.

 
 
 

 

6:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Registration Open
Located in the Grand Hall of the Pennsylvania Convention Center

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
BIO One-on-One Partnering™ in the BIO Business Forum
Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.
* Open to Partnering attendees.

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Tuesday Keynote: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson
*Open to Convention Access and Partnering attendees.

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
BIO Exhibition Open

10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Exhibitor Booth Partnering Hours

10:45 AM – 5:00 PM
Company Presentations
Sponsored by Cooley LLP

11:00 AM – 5:15 PM
Education Sessions
Including Fireside Chats, Breakout Sessions, Super Sessions, Education and more

11:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Start-Up Stadium
Sponsored by BioInnovation Institute, City of Phoenix, IQVIA Biotech, VWR, Part of
Avantor, and Wells Fargo

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Fireside Chat: FDA Town Hall

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Fireside Chat: Understanding the Voices of Patients: Unique Perspectives on
Healthcare

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Fireside Chat with Jeffrey Solomon, Chief Executive Officer, COWEN

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Super Session: Falling in Love with Science: Championing Science for Everyone,
Everywhere
Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Innovation

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Super Session: Digital Health in Practice: A Conversation with Ameet Nathawani,
Chief Digital Officer, Chief Medical Falling in Love with Science: Championing
Science for Everyone, Everywhere
Sponsored by Sanofi

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Fireside Chat with Christi Shaw, Senior Vice President and President, Lilly BIOMedicines,
Eli Lilly and Company

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Super Session: Realizing the Promise of Gene Therapies for Patients Around the
World
Sponsored by Pfizer Inc.

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Super Session: Biotech’s Contribution to Innovation: Current and Future Drivers of
Success
Sponsored by IQVIA Biotech

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Start-Up Stadium
Sponsored by BioInnovation Institute, City of Phoenix, IQVIA Biotech, VWR, Part of
Avantor, and Wells Fargo

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
BIO Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions
In the BIO Exhibition
Tuesday Evening
OPEN NIGHT: After the Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions, we encourage you to schedule networking dinners and party-hop around Philly! View the Local Guide to Philadelphia
Yelp Collection for some of our top picks!

 
 
 

 

6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Registration Open
Located in the Grand Hall of the Pennsylvania Convention Center

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
BIO One-on-One Partnering™ in the BIO Business Forum
Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.
*Open to Partnering attendees.

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Wednesday Keynote: Jamie Dimon
Sponsored by Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
*Open to Convention Access and Partnering attendees.

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
BIO Exhibition Open

10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Exhibitor Booth Partnering Hours

10:45 AM – 5:30 PM
Company Presentations
Sponsored by Cooley LLP

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Start-Up Stadium
Sponsored by BioInnovation Institute, City of Phoenix, IQVIA Biotech, VWR, Part of
Avantor, and Wells Fargo

11:00 AM – 5:15 PM
Education Sessions
Including Fireside Chats, Breakout Sessions, Super Sessions, Education Networking
Receptions and more.

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Fireside Chat with Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive
Officer, Merck & Co., Inc.

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Super Session: The Art & Science of R&D Innovation and Productivity
Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Super Session: Dealmaker’s Intentions: 2019 Market Outlook
Sponsored by Syneos Health

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Start-Up Stadium
Sponsored by BioInnovation Institute, City of Phoenix, IQVIA Biotech, VWR, Part of
Avantor, and Wells Fargo

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Super Session: The State of the Vaccine Industry: Stimulating Sustainable Growth
Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Party at The Met
Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chubb, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, VWR, Part of
Avantor
*Open to Convention Access and Partnering attendees.

 
 
 

 

6:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Registration Open
Located in the Grand Hall of the Pennsylvania Convention Center

7:00 AM – 4:30 PM
BIO One-on-One Partnering™ in the BIO Business Forum
Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.
* Open to Partnering attendees.

9:00 AM – 2:15 PM
Education Sessions
Including Fireside Chats, Breakout Sessions, Super Sessions, and Scientific American Super Session.

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
BIO Exhibition Open

10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Exhibitor Booth Partnering Hours

10:45 AM – 3:30 PM
Company Presentations
Sponsored by Cooley LLP

11:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Start-Up Stadium
Sponsored by BioInnovation Institute, City of Phoenix, IQVIA Biotech, VWR, Part of
Avantor, and Wells Fargo

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Super Session: Nature Biotechnology and Scientific American WORLDVIEW:
Biotech Innovation in a Faster Future

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
The Right Mix(er) Matters
Sponsored by Amgen
*Open to all attendees

 
 

 

About BIO International Convention

The BIO International Convention is hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. More >

 
 
 
 
 

 

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