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The World Stem Cell Summit, produced by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), is the largest interdisciplinary, networking meeting of stem cell stakeholders, uniting the diverse regenerative medicine community. With the overarching purpose of fostering biomedical research, funding and investments targeting cures, the Summit is the single conference charting the future of this burgeoning field.
The program provides the research, industry, economic and societal context for understanding how all of the pieces of the stem cell puzzle fit together. The agenda features more than 150 speakers and 50 hours of in-depth presentations. Supported by 200 sponsors, exhibitors, endorsing organizations and media partners, the Summit is a three-day showcase of innovation, insight and inspiration.
The Summit’s industry track, standing alone, is the largest stem cell business conference in North America with top leaders from cell therapy, biotechnology, tool, devices and pharma in attendance on a program covering in depth the issues pertinent to translating basic research into cures, including discussions on regulatory pathways, cell standardization, reimbursements, financing, venture capital and economic development.
2013 World Stem Cell Summit
December 4-6, 2013
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
San Diego, California
2012 World Stem Cell Summit
December 3-5, 2012
Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Florida
2011 World Stem Cell Summit
October 3-5, 2011
Pasadena Convention Center
2010 World Stem Cell Summit
October 4-6, 2010
Detroit Marriott at the iconic Renaissance Center
2009 World Stem Cell Summit
September 21-23, 2009
Baltimore Convention Center
- GPI's "Stem Cell Action Award" Honorees Announced
September 18, 2014
- Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) is New Organizer of 2014 World Stem Cell Summit #WSCS14 in San Antonio, TX
September 10, 2014, 2014
- Baylor College of Medicine Joins Organizers of 2014 World Stem Cell Summit
July 21, 2014
Bernard Siegel's TedX talk "Stem Cells and the Transformative Power of Hope"
Bernard Siegel, a leader of the global stem cell advocacy movement and founder of the World Stem Cell Summit, describes how grassroots activists have contributed to the advancement of stem cell research, one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of our time.
World Stem Cell Summit 2013
The 2013 World Stem Cell Summit took place in San Diego, California on December 4-6, 2013 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. The Summit featured a record 200 expert speakers leading 67 sessions and panels and 37 "Conversation with Experts" roundtable discussions. Twelve hundred WSCS13 attendees represented more than 40 countries.
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La Jolla, California
- World Stem Cell Summit
San Antonio, Texas