About the summit

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.

2015 World Stem Cell Summit & RegMed Capital Conference
 Hyatt Regency
 Atlanta, Georgia, USA | December 10-12, 2015

Event Organizers and Sponsors

The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, produces the Summit. The 2015 Organizing Partners include:  Genetics Policy Institute / Regenerative Medicine Foundation, The Georgia Center for Regenerative Engineering & Medicine (Emory University, GeorgiaTech, University of Georgia), Mayo Clinic, Kyoto University Institute for Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), BioBridge Global, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and The New York Stem Cell Foundation.  

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 2015 World Stem Cell Summit Tracks included: 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 three-day program includes 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)

Genetics Policy Institute 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 pursues this mission through production of its flagship annual World Stem Cell Summit & RegMed Capital Conference, publication of the annual 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