Innovative Program Topics Facing the Ag & Environment Industry

From innovations in food and on the farm to biobased manufacturing and green energy breakthroughs, the BIO Impact Ag & Environment Conference is an unmatched event to share advances in biotechnology bringing solutions to challenges facing agriculture and our environment. Check back to this page as we announce programming highlights for BIO Impact 2023.

BIO Impact 2023 Program Themes
Climate Change & Food Security

Biotech across the mitigation, adaptation, and resiliency spectrum contributes transformative change in food systems, energy, and manufacturing with innovative new products and processes.

  • International Perspectives on Addressing Food Security  
  • The Path to Net Zero: Navigating a Changing Policy Landscape  
  • Opportunities and Challenges in a Changing Climate; the Race to Innovate in Agriculture  
  • Assessing Environmental Impact: Opportunities and Challenges 
Market Access & Acceptance

Policy makers and stakeholders must proactively support how the bioeconomy delivers access to innovations.

  • Synthetic Biology: How biotech is changing the face of products as we know them  
  • Innovation, Risks, and Regulations: The Road to Accepting Animal Biotech  
  • The State of the Bioeconomy Workforce 
  • Can Plant Regulations Fuel a Biotech Revolution? 
Promoting Innovation

Policymakers can incentivize innovation by supporting the Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing Executive Order and focusing on modernizing regulatory frameworks.

  • EPA's Role in the Innovation Ecosystem 
  • Bold Goals for U.S. Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Report. Harnessing R&D to Further Societal Goals.  
  • Investment in Innovation: how does ag & env. biotech fit in?  
  • Keeping Pace with Innovation: Pathways to Regulatory Improvement