The 2013 Bioinspiration Conference convenes to accelerate development of nature’s solutions. Since 2009, leading industry, academic and biomimicry practitioners have convened at the San Diego Zoo to continue a collaborative journey bridging natural discovery with development, financing, and business licensing. The program will be held at the San Diego Zoo and the Prado on Balboa Park. On Wednesday, conference attendees will participate in one of five breakout design tracks throughout the zoo intended to showcase inspirational connections between nature and industrial challenges. More information and program is here. Online registration is here.