California. The birthplace of the biotechnology industry and home to the largest and most productive concentration of life science companies in the world. Over the years, our focus has remained constant – discover the next great thing and turn it into reality. While capital sources, scientific insights and models inevitably evolve and cycle, with the world’s experts in life sciences, California innovates, adapts and continuously redefines the business models, technologies, targets, and development and commercial strategies that drive success. Today, these innovations and the skills needed to move them forward, our changing faster than ever and California is setting the pace. CALBIO 2013 offers highly unique, one of a kind programming so join us the experts, and learn how we are doing ‘IT’ today, not tomorrow.
Highlights from the 2012 Conference:
World Class Speakers
Governor Jerry Brown     Andrew von Eschenbach     John Crowley     George Scangos     Brian Bilbray and James Greenwood     Steven Walker
Governor Jerry Brown     Andrew von Eschenbach     John Crowley     George Scangos     Jim Greenwood     Steven Walker

Governor Jerry Brown
Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD, president, Samaritan Health Initiatives and former commissioner, FDA
John Crowley, chairman, president and CEO, Amicus Therapeutics, Inc
George A. Scangos, PhD, CEO, Biogen Idec
Jim Greenwood, president and CEO, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
Congressman Brian Bilbray, U.S. Representative, California’s 50th Congressional District
Steven Walker, co-founder, The Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs

CALBIO2012 PanelistsProminent Leaders and Experts Nearly 110 speakers on 24 panels discussed issues related to capital access, clinical development, reimbursement, drug discovery and regulatory processes. More than 220 companies registered for partnering meetings between industry, investors and disease foundations. Civic and International Leaders From Congressmen to Governors to Party Representatives, CALBIO became a hotbed of activity for high level networking.
Civic and International Leaders

Governor Jerry Brown
Congressman Brian Bilbray
Assemblyman Jerry Hill
Mayor Ed Lee

Top Notch Dialogue CALBIO2012 exemplified the strength of California as a model for life science innovation. From vibrant networking to online discussions, CALBIO brings together the industry’s leaders.
CALBIO2012 Exhibitor Activity

Through such collaborative efforts between BayBio and BIOCOM, we will continue to pursue programs that provide capital access and a more transparent regulatory environment for our members.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity next year. Contact Shaye Exner ( or Debbie Ferstl ( for additional information.