SDBN’s #BIO2014 Snapshot 5/16/2014

hc-250x250Here is our latest summary of news and events about the upcoming Biotechnology Industry Organization 2014 convention happening in San Diego June 23-26:

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton Keynote. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the keynote speaker at BIO 2014 on Wednesday June 25. Clinton has been influential in shaping healthcare and foreign policy landscapes, and it will be interesting to hear her perspectives on the biotechnology industry.
  • BIO2014 Press Conference. BIO 2014 COO Scott Whitaker and other representatives visited Janssen Labs in San Diego this week to give a preview of the event, see our review of the event and news coverage here and here. Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s representative Francis Barraza announced that June 23-26 will be BIO week in San Diego!
  • SDBN Google Hangout May 22. BIO 2014 brings a great opportunity for local companies and professionals to shine. A great way to do this is to participate in the conference using social media. On May 22nd, we’ll host a Google Hangout with panelists from SDBN and BIO to show you how to get started blogging or Tweeting about the event. There are many easy ways to get involved, from Tweeting about social events to being a BIO 2014 official blogger. Click here to join us and you’ll learn how you can help spread the news of the convention while getting exposure for yourself and/or your company.

See all of the BIO2014 snapshot posts here.