About the summit

2014 World Stem Cell Summit
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
San Antonio,  Texas, USA | December 3-5, 2014

The World Stem Cell Summit, produced by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), is the largest interdisciplinary, networking meeting of stem cell science and regenerative medicine 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 200 speakers and 65 hours of in-depth presentations. Supported by 200 organizing partners, 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. Read more.

The 2014 World Stem Cell Summit – December 3-5, San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas

Don’t miss this opportunity to share knowledge and advance collaborations.  The Summit is an engine for discovery, funding and commercialization. Planned by and for the stem cell and regenerative medicine community, the Summit brings global stakeholders together to solve global challenges. The goal of the Summit is to accelerate the discovery and development of lifesaving cures and therapies. The Summit builds a foundation to advance cell therapies by establishing a supportive environment of regulation, legislation, financing, reimbursement and patient advocacy.

Program Overview

Featuring more than 200 renowned international speakers and 65 hours of in-depth programming, the World Stem Cell Summit unites, educates, and harmonizes the global stem cell community. 

In addition to compelling keynotes and panel discussions, the diverse three-day program includes Expert Lunch roundtables; an Exhibit Hall packed with innovators in industry, academia and government; the Poster Forum showcasing science and policy research; the gala Stem Cell Action Awards Dinner; as well as many networking and partnering opportunities. 

Join Us! Who Attends the Summit

More than 1,400 attendees are expected from 40 countries. Prominent industry leaders, scientists, clinicians, students, regulators, policymakers, patient advocates, philanthropists, economic development officers and experts in law and ethics join together to advance our field. For examples of attendee organizations and individuals, click here

Event Organizers and Sponsors

The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), a nonprofit organization, produces the Summit. The 2014 Organing Partners include Mayo Clinic, UT Health Science Center – San Antonio and BioBridge Global.

For a list of all 2014 Sponsors, Endorsing Organizations and Media Partners, click here.


Register to attend the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit today.