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Sir Richard Branson to be Keynote at BIO Convention

Friday, March 21, 2014  
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Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, will be interviewed during the keynote lunch Tuesday, June 24th from 12:00 – 1:30 pm at the 2014 BIO International Convention® in San Diego. The Convention attracts the biggest names in biotech, regularly draws 15,000 attendees, offers key networking and partnering opportunities and provides insights and inspiration on major trends affecting the industry.
"The BIO International Convention brings together an industry which is working to solve some of our world’s most intractable problems,” said Sir Richard. "Every day, biotechnology companies are seeking cures for devastating diseases, finding new ways to feed a growing global population and developing renewable fuels to keep our air and water clean for future generations. I could not be more excited to participate in the 2014 BIO International Convention in San Diego and meet the people behind this incredibly innovative and important industry.”
In his interview, Sir Richard will share the inside story of some of his greatest achievements over forty years in business as well as the lessons he has learned from his setbacks. He will tell the story behind the launches of his Virgin brands, including conquering new frontiers in space with Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline. He will also share his thoughts on the changing face of the global economy and how businesses worldwide need to work together to tackle environmental challenges and invest in the future of our world.


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