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Innovative Technologies to Transform the Biobased Economy

Lunch Plenary, Monday, December 8

12:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Industrial biotechnology thought leaders will discuss technology breakthroughs in renewable specialty chemical applications and biobased products.  

Moderator: Rick Eno, Independent Management Consultant (formerly Metabolix CEO)

Panelists:

Alberto Santagostino, Junior Partner, McKinsey& Company 

Alan Shaw, CEO, Calysta

Jeff Martin, Co-Founder & CEO, Yulex

Rick
Eno
Alan
Shaw
Jeff
Martin

Alberto
Santagostino

 

Feedstocks: A Global Comparison

Breakfast Plenary, Tuesday, Decemeber 9

8:00 am - 9:30 am

This panel will explore the realities faced by feedstock producers in today’s marketplace.  Panelists will delve into issues in production and logistics, feedstock availability, ability to scale, competing applications for feedstock use, and new markets. 

Moderator: Bill Baum, Executive Chairman and Chief Business Development Officer, Genomatica

Panelists:

Ajarin Pattanapanchai, Deputy Secretary General, Thailand Investment Board

Timothy Volk, Senior Research Associate, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Bill Levy, President & CEO, Pacific AG

Bill
Baum
Ajarin
Pattanapanchai
Timothy
Volk
Bill
Levy

Green Machines: The Latest in Algae Bioproduction

Lunch Plenary, Tuesday, December 9 

11:30 pm  - 1:45 pm 

Our diverse array of panelists will discuss exciting advancements in research, development, and production of algae biomass for use in fuels and other specialized applications.  

Moderator: Margaret McCormick, CEO, Matrix Genetics

Panelists:

Martin Sabarsky, CEO, Cellana

Tim Zenk, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Policy, Sapphire Energy

Ami Ben-Amotz, CSO, NBT Ltd.

Margaret
McCormick
Martin
Sabarsky
Tim 
Zenk
Ami
Ben-Amotz  

 Brent Erickson  Adam Monroe