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Biocom at BIO 2017


Returning to San Diego for the 4th time this June 19-22, the 2017 BIO International Convention held at the San Diego Convention Center will gather over 16,000 global biotechnology and pharma leaders, CROs and CMOs, key academic institutions, major research labs, government agencies, leading consultants and service companies. Attendees come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships.  

We’ve put together the guide below of Biocom supported events taking place during the week of BIO 2017 that Biocom will either be speaking at, attending and/or sponsoring. 

Saturday, June 17th

The 16th San Diego BioPharma Conference & 4th SABPA Bio-Partnering
Listen to Biocom’s President & CEO, Joe Panetta, on a ‘BioPharma Outlook in the New Global Environment’ Panel celebrating 2017 San Diego BioPharma Achievement Award and keynote speaker, Craig Venter, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – J.Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)
Where: 15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Sunday, June 18th

French International Cocktail Reception
Join Biocom’s President & CEO, Joe Panetta, with other special guests gathering French, American and other International participants of BIO 2017.
Where: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati |12235 El Camino Real, Suite #200, San Diego, CA 92130

Monday, June 19th

One Nucleus BIO Executive Breakfast Seminar 2017 
Join the Biocom senior leadership team as we learn how technology, data and R&D know-how are delivering smarter R&D strategies in US and Europe.
Where: Westin San Diego | 400 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

Kobe - San Diego Science Day 
Biocom and KOBE Biomedical Innovation Cluster (KBIC) are co-sponsoring a seminar and networking forum with the purpose of providing insights for innovative drug discovery in the fields of cancer and regenerative medicine and other areas. KBIC and Biocom signed a MOU last October and this will be the first joint event to commemorate our partnership.
Where: The Alexandria Conference Center | 10996 Torreyana Road, San Diego, CA 92121

RESI Conference
The Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference Series is an established global circuit partnering conference for early stage life science companies to source investors, create relationships, and close the gap on finding capital. RESI brings qualified investors from ten categories including, Family Offices, Venture Philanthropy, Patient Groups, Corporate Development, Virtual Pharma, Endowments, Foundation, and Angels  
Where: The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter | 910 Broadway Circle, San Diego, CA 92101
*Use discount code BIOCOM100 for $100 off

International Cancer Cluster Showcase - BIO 2017
The 6th ICCS is an oncology partnering event showcasing cutting edge innovations from leading industry clusters. For each of the last 5 years, 200+ representatives of the international oncology community joined ICCS, participating in this focused and dynamic meeting. Come enjoy a kick-start into BIO 2017 partnering activities. 
Where: San Diego Convention Center,
111 West Harbor Drive, Upper Level-Room 26AB + 27AB, San Diego, CA

Tuesday, June 20th


Join the movement with fellow Biocom members as we celebrate the acceleration of life science success across California during this year’s BIO International Convention in downtown San Diego. You're invited to an evening of delicious California-inspired bites, craft cocktails and local live music at the world famous Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Meet us on the roof top terrace with over 200 of the life science industry’s most talented and innovative leaders. We want to thank our members and partners for all of their support in helping to drive Biocom’s mission in California and celebrate as we make our way to one thousand members!
Where: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego 
Learn more and register here.

DLA Piper BIO Breakfast: East Meets West and Beyond: Financing in the Biotech Space in the US and Australia 
Come listen to an experienced panel including venture capitalists from the US and Australia, and a US company doing clinical trials in Australia. Learn about alternative options for financing, including Australia R&D tax credit options.
Where: 401 B Street, Suite 1700, San Diego, CA 92101

Wednesday, June 21st


Join Biocom and the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office for an LA Meetup during the BIO International Convention! Stop by and learn more about the thriving life sciences industry in LA as you connect with Biocom’s staff in Los Angeles, hear from the LA Mayor’s office and meet other life science professionals in the LA area. 
Where: California Pavilion at the BIO International Convention

Thursday, June 22nd

BIO Talent Connect Presented by BioSpace
BIO Talent Connect (formerly the BIO Career Fair) breaks dated career fair boundaries with an open, inviting and efficient new format. BIO Talent Connect is a unique opportunity for those seeking career advancement opportunities, professional development resources, and access to hiring managers at the hottest global biopharma companies.
Where: Co-located with the 2017 BIO International Convention, San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20