10 Top Life Sciences Conferences in 2022

As we look to the calendar year ahead, it's time to plan out your schedule for industry events. Registering for high-quality conferences, whether they’re virtual, in-person, or hybrid, gives you the chance to discover advancements in the industry,  network with others and learn about new regulations.

But sifting through the options for the best conferences is like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. So we’ve narrowed the list for you. As you plan out your 2022 events calendar, take a look at our top 10 life sciences conferences.

Life Science Regulatory Intelligence Conference

When: January 24-25, 2022
Where: Virtual
Cost: $1,500 per attendee

For the fourth annual Life Science Regulatory Intelligence Conference, expect in-depth sessions that address the challenges regulatory teams face and best practices on how to meet those challenges head-on. It’s a virtual event but still gives attendees networking opportunities and offers times for collaboration and discussion. Presenters come from companies such as Roche Diagnostics, Nobel Biocare, and Axon Lawyers.

Life Science Medical Information Conference

When: April 2022
Where: Chicago, IL
Cost: $2,050 per attendee

At this conference, you’ll meet with other medical information teams and learn about ways to optimize medical information operations with artificial intelligence and automation tools and create compliant content development strategies. This is an intimately-sized event, so attendees will have time to talk with peers and the expert presenters in Q&A sessions after each presentation. Since this is an in-person event, coordinators have instituted safety measures, including mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone attending.

American Biomanufacturing Summit

When: April 13-14, 2022
Where: San Francisco, CA
Cost: Not postedcontact the event organizers for more information.

Hear perspectives from thought leaders at companies like AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Regeneron, and more at the American Biomanufacturing Summit. It’s a C-suite, or senior-level, networking event and conference that gives biopharmaceutical executives a look into current trends as well as best practices in quality, compliance, manufacturing, and others. One speaker we’re looking forward to hearing from is Peter Marks, M.D., PH.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER).

Life Science Digital Transformation Conference

When: July 2022
Where: Virtual
Cost: $1,500 per attendee

Check out the three half-day modules at this virtual conference and learn about ways to measure outcomes, how to engage your stakeholders, and hear expert perspectives on how to manage your company’s digital shift. The virtual platform offers many chances to meet directly with other professionals to learn from them and expand your network.

Bioprocessing Summit

When: August 15-19, 2022
Where: Boston, MA or Virtual
Cost: Cost varies based on package and location. Contact the event organizers for more information.

Hosted by the Cambridge Healthtech Institute, the 13th annual Bioprocessing Summit offers both in-person and virtual options for its attendees this year. At this summit, industry leaders share information about the latest advances in research and development, quality, analytics, and more in keynote speeches and in breakout discussions. Their 2021 conference is available on demand for $499 in case you want a peek into what the event was like last year.

Life Science Medical Communications Conference

When: September 2022
Where: Chicago, IL
Cost: $2,050 per attendee

At this conference, you’ll meet industry experts in medical communications who will give attendees the best strategies in communicating with patients, stakeholders, and more. You’ll also get the chance to collaborate with experts and other attendees and figure out ways to streamline your communication processes and initiatives. The agenda is still being finalized, so check back with the event organizers to see the sessions that will be offered.

D-Pharm: Disruptive Innovations US

When: September 13-14, 2022
Where: Boston, MA
Cost: $747.50 for nonprofit/academia, $1,495 for industry professionals

Hear from leaders in the pharmaceutical industry from companies like Merck, GSK, Pfizer, Janssen, and more at this event. At D-Pharm, speakers will discuss ways to host decentralized clinical trials so the burden on doctors and patients is reduced. Each year, leaders report back on what they’ve done and how it could potentially help advance clinical trials. One session that looks beneficial is about unlocking unconscious bias, presented by Lisa Coleman, Ph.D., who is the SVP of global inclusion and strategic innovation and chief diversity officer at New York University.

Pharmaceutical Quality Symposium

When: Dates TBD
Where: Location TBD
Cost: Unknown

The Pharmaceutical Quality Symposium is hosted by the FDA branch CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA), which works directly with smaller pharma companies. While details for this year’s event haven’t been released, the 2021 symposium offered sessions on creating aligned teams, quality compliance updates, case studies, and more.

ASQ World Conference on Quality & Improvement

When: May 15-18, 2022
Where: Anaheim, CA or Virtual
Cost: They offer different pricing tiers based on ASQ membership, early-bird prices, whether you’re going in-person or virtual, and more. Check out the pricing details on their registration page.

At the ASQ World Conference on Quality & Improvement, you’ll learn from other professionals about best practices in leadership and diversity/equity/inclusion, how a quality management system can improve your ability to adhere to regulatory compliance, advances in software, and a lot more. Expect around 3,000 attendees from many industries at this international conference.

American Medical Device Summit

When: October 18-19, 2022
Where: Westin Chicago Lombard, Chicago, IL
Cost: Not publicly posted—contact the event organizers to learn more.

The 2022 American Medical Device Summit is expected to have more than 250 attendees, all poised to learn about medical device innovation, creating partnerships with suppliers and manufacturers, how to develop a quality culture, and more. You’ll also hear about various case studies and interact with leaders from industry-leading companies like Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Abbott, GE Healthcare, and others.

Connect with with us and other professional at these 2022 life sciences conferences.

Whether in-person or virtual, 2022 looks to be a good year for life sciences conferences. At Qualio, we understand how important it is to learn from others in the industry, whether it’s about medical device manufacturing, biotech, or pharmaceuticals. We’ll be at all of these life sciences events this year, so make sure to connect with us and chat about how we can help improve your company’s quality management process.

Kelly Stanton

Director of Quality