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 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 three-day showcase of innovation, insight and inspiration.

Event Organizers and Sponsors

The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, produces the Summit. The 2014 Organizing Partners are Mayo Clinic, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, BioBridge Global, Baylor College of Medicine, Kyoto University Institute for Cell-Material Sciences (ICeMS) and the Regenerative Medicine Foundation.  The University of Texas System, The Cathy & Frances Burzik Foundation, Huffington Foundation and Mostyn Foundation are Science & Education Partners.

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.

The 2014 World Stem Cell Summit Tracks include: Discovery, Translation & Clinical Trials, Innovation Showcase (Organized with Bioscience Technology – Advantage Business Media), Regenerative Services, RegMed Capital Conference and Hot Topics & Future Trends.

In addition to compelling keynotes, plenary sessions, focus sessions, the diverse three-day program includes Expert Lunch roundtables; a centrally located Exhibit Hall packed with innovators in industry, academia and government; the Poster Forum with $5,000 in poster prizes (Sponsored by STEMEDICA), 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 1,200 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

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


Register to attend the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit today.