About the summit

Produced by the Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF), the World Stem Cell Summit is the most expansive interdisciplinary, networking meeting of stem cell science and regenerative medicine stakeholders, uniting the diverse 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 science and regenerative medicine puzzle fit together. Supported by 200 organizing partners, sponsors, exhibitors, endorsing organizations and media partners, the Summit is a four-day showcase of innovation, insight and inspiration.


2016 World Stem Cell Summit & RegMed Capital Conference
Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Florida – USA | December 6-9, 2016

Event Organizers and Sponsors

The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) / Regenerative Medicine Foundation are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that produce the Summit. 

Program Overview

Featuring more than 200 renowned international speakers and 90 hours of in-depth programming, the World Stem Cell Summit unites, educates, and harmonizes the global stem cell community.

The 2016 World Stem Cell Summit Tracks include: Discovery, Translation & Clinical Trials, Regenerative Services & Restorative Medicine, Innovation Showcase for Cell Manufacturing, Regenerative Engineering & BioBanking, Hot Topics & Emerging Trends, Ethics, Law and Society and the RegMed Capital Conference

In addition to compelling keynotes, plenary sessions, focus sessions, the diverse four-day program included the Conversations with Experts Luncheon roundtables; a centrally located exhibit hall; the Poster Forum, the Stem Cell Action Awards Dinner; as well as many networking and partnering opportunities. 

Join Us! Who Attends the Summit

Each year, more than 1,200 attendees are expected from 45+ countries. Prominent industry leaders, scientists, clinicians, students, regulators, policymakers, patient advocates, venture capitalists, angel investors, economic development officers and experts in law and ethics join together to advance our field. For examples of attendee organizations and individuals, click here

About The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) / Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF)

Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) / Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) is a 501c3 nonprofit foundation with the mission to promote public awareness, societal support  and public policy initiatives for the fields of regenerative medicine, stem cell research and other advanced therapies, thereby accelerating their application in medicine for the purpose of delivering cures. GPI / RMF pursues this mission through production of its flagship annual World Stem Cell Summit & RegMed Capital Conference, publication of the annual peer reviewed World Stem Cell Report and newsletters, Stem Cell Action Awards, the Stem Cell Action Coalition, social media campaigns,  special projects, speaking engagements, teaching initiatives and strategic collaborations.  See more on GPI at genpol.org