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Program Details


We invite you to share your expertise and insight at the 2022 Bio Innovation Summit on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Sessions will focus on the challenges facing the evolving biotechnology, pharmaceutical, MedTech, global health and digital health industries in their efforts to discover, develop and market new therapies, devices and diagnostics to improve health care in the U.S. and across the globe.


We welcome industry experts, policy leaders, analysts, academics and other thought leaders to share the latest, timely session topic


Selections will be made based on educational value, timeliness of the topic, subject matter appeal, appropriate audience type and expertise level, qualifications and expertise of the speakers or panel, overall quality, and newsworthiness. Our online tool is now OPEN. We invite you to submit an idea for a panel session.

Areas of Focus:

  • Ag/Food/Industrial/Environmental Bioscience

  • Biopharma/Therapeutics/Drug Development/Vaccines

  • Business Development


  • Global & Public Health

  • Legal/IP, Policy & Tech Transfer

  • MedTech/Digital Health

  • Regulatory

  • Workforce Development/HR

If your session is selected you will receive the following:

  • Superior Networking

  • Publicity and Recognition

  • Complimentary Registration

Proposal Submission Deadlines & Timelines:

  • May 26, 2022: Call for Session Online Tool Opens (Note: For ease of organizing in the database, we only accept proposals online.)

  • June 24, 2022: Call for Session proposals CLOSES

  • Mid-July 2022: The Summit Program Planning Committee will review and score.

  • End-July 2022: Notifications of session status will be communicated to Session Organizers


Policies Governing Submission Proposals:

  • Proposals will be evaluated on its novel and topical content.

  • The same proposals should not be submitted multiple times.

  • Submissions promoting specific product brands or companies will not be considered.

  • Incomplete proposals will not be considered.

  • You do not have to be a Georgia Bio member company to submit a session proposal.

  • The session organizer will serve as the primary point of contact for Summit staff and is responsible for assisting the track chairpersons with coordinating with all speakers involved in a session.

  • All speakers listed on the proposal must be aware that they are being considered, eligible, and willing to participate as a speaker if the program is selected.

  • Sessions may be scheduled at any time during the program. Speakers must be available to present.

  • We do not provide a speaker honoraria.

  • Presentations may have a visual component that may be projected for all session attendees to view (ex. PowerPoint presentation, graphs, charts, video, etc.). This is not required.

  • CGHI is committed to diversity in all our events and we firmly believe that the diversity of our society and industry must be reflected in our speakers and audience. Rather than attributing a lack of speaker diversity to a pipeline issue, we challenge you to disrupt your speaker recruitment and selection processes, and implement new processes to facilitate equal representation on stage. All sessions with 3 or more speakers should include diversity in 1) gender; 2) ethnicity; 3) location and employment; 4) thought and opinion.

  • CGHI reserves the right to edit any submitted materials for promotional purposes.

  • CGHI reserves the right to cancel a session at any time.

The selection process will be highly competitive. Please review all policies prior to submitting a session. If you have any questions about our policies, please email

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