Posts Tagged ‘2010’

Happy Holidays from Comprendia & SDBN!

Thanks for your support in 2010 and we hope to see more of you in 2011! Mary Canady & Rebecca Watson-Beattie Comprendia & San Diego Biotechnology Network (Image created using Tagxedo and it’s a word cloud from the content of our blog. Clicking on each word searches our website for the term! We love word clouds…)

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Constructively Deconstructing the #BIO2010 Convention

Get the Tweetcloud widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) I have blogged at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) convention for three years now (see posts here), and I am always very grateful that they give me a pass in exchange for blogging. It’s a great experience for me all around–learning, meeting, and getting exposure for Comprendia and the San Diego Biotechnology Network. You may have heard that this year the media, including me, were shut out from the keynote sessions featuring Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Al Gore. I was incredibly disappointed as two of these are big heroes of mine (I’ll let you guess which ones). Two of my friends/colleagues gave feedback: Christiane Truelove and Mike Spear. I recently wrote an open letter to life science conferences with suggestions for improving them, and wanted to give an update and some examples specific to the BIO 2010 convention and how it could be improved. Improve website information. It is very difficult to find information on the BIO 2010 website. For example, I was interested in finding all of the attendees from San Diego at the conference, and this was near […]

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Life Sciences: Planning for 2010

It’s December and 2010 is within reach! We thought we’d provide some resources for life scientists and marketers. We’ve listed conferences on our calendar, be sure to bookmark it. Are we missing your favorite conference? Let us know and we’ll add it. Also, we’ve listed some uber life science event calendars, including the Cell Press calendar where you can let them know you’re attending and connect with others who’ll be there! Great idea. Below that, we’ve got listings for media kits for life science marketers. Again, let us know if we’re missing any information, and have fun planning for 2010! Life Science Conferences http://comprendia.com/calendar Allconferences.com (Biotech) MacDougal Biomedical Communications Calendar Genetic Engineering News Calendar Biocompare Cell Press (+mini social network) Here is our list of life science media kits. Marketers use them to plan their tactical schedules. Unfortunately, many are 2009 versions, and don’t list prices, but we’ve included contacts for you to get the most up to date information. Life Science Media Kits & Contacts Journal/Media Media Kit/Editorial Calendar Contact Nature Media Kits (2009) Sales The Scientist 2010 Media Kit & Editorial Calendar Sales Genetic Engineering News 2010 Editorial Calendar, 2009 Media Kit (See last page of Media Kit) […]

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