Bioshares Biotech Summit 2017
The 13th Bioshares Biotech Summit will be held in Queenstown, New Zealand, on 21 – 22 July, 2017. The Summit is organised by Bioshares, Australia's leading independent biotech investment publication.
Attendees are advised to arrive on the Thursday (20 July) with the official Summit start at 1pm on Friday 21 July.
Registration & Program
Registration for the Summit is now open with a registration form available here. A conference Program is now available. In an intense two-day program, last year there were 25 speakers with 12 hours of conference sessions.
Last year's 190 attendees was the largest to date and included biotech CEOs, fund managers and retail investors. The Summit is also relevant for many of the supporting industry groups. Technology transfer and pharmaceutical licensing executives should also ensure it’s part of their calendar.
The Summit is held in stunning Queenstown, New Zealand, accessed through direct 3 hour flights from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Queenstown delivers many benefits. The Summit’s location away from day-to-day routines encourages a very open and collegial spirit, enabling in-depth discussions and the opportunity to meet people in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Partners and families can also enjoy Queenstown’s picturesque views, local skiing, choose from many adventure activities, and select from more than 200 eateries in this wonderful location.
Accommodation – Rydges Hotel
The conference will be held at the recently renovated Rydges Hotel in Queenstown. All Summit sessions will be held at Rydges, which is a 5 minute walk from town centre and a 20 minute taxi ride from the airport.
To book accommodation call Rydges Hotel (+64 3 442 7600, note hotel is almost booked out) or email
To book accommodation at 'alpine chic' hotel St Moritz (5 min walk to Rydges) see website
Other hotels nearby include:
Novotel (in town centre, 8-10 min walk to Rydges, lower cost) see website
Heritage Hotel (10 min walk up Fernhill away from Rydges and 15 mins from town centre) see website
A cheaper rate may be available at these hotels at booking.com
For groups interested in joining the event this year as a sponsor, please contact Mark Pachacz on +61 403 850 425 or email email@example.com