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National Institute of Standards & Technology - Gaithersburg, MD

Original Press Release

NIST Exhibits at 2011 BIO International Convention

Press release date: May 21, 2011

The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends affecting the industry.

The event features keynotes and sessions from key policymakers, scientists, CEOs, and celebrities. Past speakers include President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, Michael J. Fox, Sir Elton John, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, and General Colin Powell, among many others. The Convention also features the BIO Business Forum (One-on-One Partnering), hundreds of sessions covering biotech trends, policy issues and technological innovations, and the world's largest biotechnology exhibition - the BIO Exhibition.

In 2011, the Convention will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC from June 27 - 30, 2011.

Conference Web site:

Start Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
End Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011
Format: Other

Technical Contact:
Donna Kimball

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.