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Tuesday, May 13, 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Biorefinery Commercialization & The George Washington Carver Award Presentation

Sponsored by: novozymes

George Washington Carver Recipient: Ellen Kullman, Chair of the Board and CEO, DuPont

Moderator: Salim Morsy, Analyst, Bloomberg New Energy Finance 
James Collins, Senior Vice President, DuPont
K'Lynne Johnson, President and CEO, Elevance Renewable Sciences 
Michele Rubino, Chief Operating Officer, Beta Renewables
Julia Allen, Analyst, Lux Research 

Tuesday, May 13, 4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Novel Sugar and Oil Platforms for the Modern Biobased Economy

Sponsored by: Genomatica

Moderator: Valerie Sarisky-Reed, Deputy Director, Bioenergy Technologies Office, United States Department of Energy
Mike Hamilton, Chief Exectuive Officer, Renmatix
Miguel Oliveira, Executive Director, Global Innovation, Bunge 
Jack Grushcow, Founder, President and CEO, Linnaeus Plant Sciences 
Graham Ellis, Vice President, Solazyme 
Jaime Finguerut, Industrial Strategic Development, Centro de Technologica Canavieira (CTC)
Mr. Razwin Sulairee Hasnan Termizi, Chief Operating Officer, Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp)

Wednesday, May 14, 8:00 am - 10:00 am

New Markets and Opportunities for Biofuels Investment 

Sponsored by: 

Moderator: Jim Lane, Editor and Publisher, Biofuels Digest 
Javier Garoz, Chief Executive Officer, Abengoa Bioenergy
Paul Beckwith, Chief Executive Officer, Butamax 
Lars Peter Lindfors, Senior Vice President, Technology, Neste Oil 
Bas Melssen, Executive Vice President, Strategic Impact, Malaysian Innovation Agency 
Pedro Rodrigo Scorza, Director of Operations, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes

Wednesday, May 14 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Rethinking Chemistry - Driving Innovation with Renewable Chemical Platforms

Sponsored by: BASF

Moderator: Ally La Tourelle, Managing Director, Bioeconomy Partners
Alexandre Elias, International Markets Director, Braskem
Francois Monnet, Executive VP, Advanced Technologies Director, Solvay 
William H. Baum, Chief Business Development Officer, Genomatica
Don Wardius, Head of Renewable and Alternative Feedstocks, Bayer MaterialScience
Markus Pompejus, Vice President of White Biotechnology, North America, BASF Corporation

Thursday, May 15 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Consumer Demand Trends for Biobased Products 

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Moderator: Melody Bomgardner, Senior Business Editor, Chemical & Engineering News
Kirk Apt, Chief Research Scientist Nutritional Products, DSM 
Daniel Yarosh, Senior Vice President, Basic Science, Estee Lauder
Scott Vitters, General Manager, PlantBottle Packaging Platform, The Coca-Cola Company 
Neil Parry, Head of Biotechnology Science, Unilever