BIO International Convention Begins Day Three with Jamie Dimon Keynote Address

Wednesday programming will feature timely discussions on diversity, inclusion and R&D investment

PHILADELPHIA--()--The 2019 BIO International Convention, the premier life sciences event running through June 6 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, will open its third day of programming with a keynote from Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase. Dimon will be interviewed by BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood on how emerging biotech companies can best position themselves in the global economy. Dimon will also share insight on how the industry can improve employee satisfaction and cultivate a diverse and inclusive biotech community.

The day’s programming will also include compelling sessions with industry thought leaders, rising start-up companies as well as a fireside chat with Merck Chairman and CEO Ken Frazier. During his fireside chat, Frazier will discuss how Merck approaches investment in research and how that translates to delivering innovative, lifesaving medicines and vaccines and sustainable value for its stakeholders.

Wednesday, June 5, Highlights Include:

  • Super Session: The Art & Science of R&D Innovation and Productivity
    12:15 – 1:30 pm | 103ABC, Level 100
    A panel will seek to understand how companies of various sizes think about R&D innovation and productivity today, from operating and business models to measurement.
  • Super Session: The State of the Vaccine Industry - Stimulating Sustainable Growth
    3:00 – 4:15 pm | 113ABC, Level 100
    This session will focus on the various ways vaccine companies and partners can stimulate continued growth of the vaccine business by fostering innovation with new target vaccines, new technology and solutions to access issues that will increase immunization rates.
  • Start-Up Stadium
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm | Exhibitor Hall, 3971, Level 200
    Designed to provide start-up-level companies with the opportunity to engage key members of the investment community and venture philanthropy groups. BIO attendees can watch these impressive companies pitch their products to a panel of investor judges.

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About BIO

BIO is the world's largest trade association representing 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. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.

Contacts

Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
Theresa Brady
202-962-9235
Web: www.bio.org
Blog: www.biotech-now.org
Twitter: @IAmBiotech

Contacts

Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
Theresa Brady
202-962-9235
Web: www.bio.org
Blog: www.biotech-now.org
Twitter: @IAmBiotech