Chicago Biotech Events

As of 3/9/19

Role of IRB in Research

March 25 at MATTER

Join this workshop to understand  what is and what is not considered a research project; regulations, guidelines and best practices; and the research process, from writing a protocol or informed consent to IRB review.


April 23 – 24 at Ritz Carlton Chicago

More than 300 venture capitalists, angel investors, industry executives and startups working to solve healthcare’s greatest challenges attend this annual healthcare investing conference. Speakers this year include Robert Garber, Partner at 7wire Ventures, and John Brownstein, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital.

ASCO Annual Meeting

May 31 – June 4 a McCormick Place 

The ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) Annual Meeting is one of the largest and most influential medical conferences in the world, where more than 25,000 thought leaders in oncology will come to Chicago to network and learn about the latest advances in oncology research. Scientists have until February 12 at midnight to submit their abstracts.

BIO International Convention

June 3 – 6 in Philadelphia

More than 16,000 global leaders from the biotech, pharma, academic and non-profit worlds will descend upon Philadelphia for three days of educational seminars, one-on-one partnering meetings and informal networking.