Biotech China 2014
Pacific Rim Summit On Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy
Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI
Pacific Rim Summit On Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, November 8, 2009
15:00:00 Registration Open
Monday, November 9, 2009
08:00:00 Continental Breakfast: Tabletop Exhibit Area
10:00:00 Breakout Session 1
10:05:00 Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials :
10:10:00 New Biopolymers and Biomonomer Platforms Ross Youngs, Sylvio Ortega, Maggie Cervin, Todd Werpy
10:30:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies :
10:35:00 Rational Bioprospecting to Support Advanced Biofuels Vladimir Elisashvili, Kristen DeAngelis, Kyria Boundy-Mills, Tamas Torok
10:45:00 Algae and Marine Biotech :
10:50:00 International Developments in Algae Commercialization Ravi Shrivastava, Patrick McGinn, Valerie Reed
10:55:00 Specialty Crops, Renewable Feedstocks & Sustainability :
11:00:00 Next Generation Oil Crops Kirk Haney, Gracia Urmeneta
11:05:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models :
11:10:00 Integrated Cellulosic Biofuel Production Technologies Blake Simmons, Joy Petersen, Spencer Swayze, Ren Haiyu
11:45:00 Plenary Lunch Session
14:00:00 Breakout Session 2
14:05:00 Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials :
14:10:00 Lignocellulosic Biofuels and Biomaterials – the Path Forward. Jim Lilley, Corinne Young, Simon Potter
14:15:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies :
14:20:00 Advances in Cellulase Development Mark Morrison
14:30:00 Algae and Marine Biotech :
14:35:00 Commercialization of Microalgae Production for Biofuels Luca Zullo, Thomas Byrne, Todd Taylor
14:45:00 Specialty Crops, Renewable Feedstocks & Sustainability :
14:50:00 New Sugar Sources Devin Takara, Samuel Franco, Mohammad Golabi
15:00:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models :
15:05:00 East Meets West: A Comparison of China, Brazil, and U.S. Biofuels Policy Dehua Liu, Joel Velasco, Christina Connelly
15:30:00 Refreshment Break
16:00:00 Breakout Session 3
16:05:00 Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials :
16:10:00 Biocatalytic Technology for Synthesis of Biodiesel, Conjugated Linoleic Acid, and Phospholipids for Human Consumption Cristina Otero, Charles Hill, Hugo Garcia
16:15:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies :
16:20:00 Synthetic Microbes for the Production of Biofuels Sunghoon Park, Guangyi Wang
16:25:00 Algae and Marine Biotech :
16:30:00 From Algae to Energy - Integration of Technologies to Capture the Value of Renewable Hydrocarbons Michele Champagne, Mark Tegen, Todd Vernon, Graham Noyes
16:40:00 Specialty Crops, Renewable Feedstocks & Sustainability :
16:50:00 Cellulosic Feedstock Logistics and Economics Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan, Kenneth Muehlenfeld, Ed Hennessey, David Bransby
17:00:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models :
17:05:00 Global Perspectives on the Bioeconomy Chris Boalch, Maurice Kaya, Michael Ott
18:00:00 Welcoming Reception
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
07:45:00 Plenary Breakfast Session
09:30:00 Breakout Session 4
09:30:00 Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials :
09:35:00 Advances in Bioconversion of Hemicellulose Lew Christopher, Azra Vajzovic
09:40:00 Stimulation of Methane Generation from Coal Karen Budwill, Phil Hendry, Patrick Gilcrease
09:40:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies :
09:45:00 Algae and Marine Biotech :
09:55:00 Algae Production Tools Ross Youngs, Dean Tsoupeis, Alexander Beliaev
10:20:00 Specialty Crops, Renewable Feedstocks & Sustainability
10:40:00 Conservation and Ecosystem Restoration – Beyond Biofuel Feedstocks David Tepper, Steven Apfelbaum, Dirk Brinkman, Duncan Dow
10:45:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models : Kevin Gray, William Baum, James Imbler
11:00:00 Refreshment Break
11:30:00 Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials :
11:30:00 Biofuels and Bioproducts from Direct Cellulose Fermentation David Levin, Daniel Gapes, Matthew Stott, Trevor Stuthridge
11:30:00 Breakout Session 5
11:45:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies :
11:50:00 Nanobiotech Approaches to Cellulose Hydrolysis Chad Paavola, Chunzhao Liu, Melanie Hall, Jose M.M Mirabal
12:00:00 Algae and Marine Biotech :
12:05:00 Challenges in Algae Conversion of CO2 Michael Cooney, John Benemann, Jeff Muhs, David J. Bayless
12:15:00 Specialty Crops, Renewable Feedstocks & Sustainability :
12:20:00 Dedicated Energy Crops as a Feedstock Strategy for Cellulosic and Advanced Biofuels David Hogsett, Kinkead Reiling, Vonnie Estes, Spencer Swayze
12:30:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models :
12:35:00 Industrial Biotech and PACRIM Matthew Carr, Aomi Tanayami, Betsy Bascom, Scott Carpenter, Pete Pellerito
13:00:00 Plenary Lunch Session
15:30:00 Breakout Session 6
15:35:00 Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials :
15:40:00 New Approaches to Lignin Taraka Dale, Bozena Kosikova, Michael Rushton
15:55:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies
16:05:00 New Fuel Alternatives Mamata Sharma, Norm Olson, Dirk den Ouden
16:15:00 Algae and Marine Biotech :
16:20:00 Developments in Marine Biotechnology
16:35:00 Specialty Crops, Renewable Feedstocks & Sustainability :
16:40:00 Feedstock Sustainability: Issues and Assessment Richard Gustafson
16:50:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models :
16:50:00 Progress Towards Cost Competitive Cellulosic Ethanol Mark Morrison, Ross MacLachlan, Haiyu Ren
17:00:00 Poster Session and Reception
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
07:15:00 Plenary Breakfast Session
09:00:00 Breakout Session 7
09:05:00 Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials :
09:10:00 Commercialization of Renewable Chemicals Steven J. Gatto, Christophe Schilling, Bhima Vijayendran
09:20:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies :
09:25:00 New Tools for Pretreatment and Hydrolysis Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Charles Wyman, Michael Cooney
09:30:00 Algae and Marine Biotech
09:35:00 Status Report from Algae Biofuels Producers Bertrand Vick, Jonathan Wolfson, Martin Sabarsky
09:40:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models :
09:45:00 Advances in Synthetic Biology for Fuels and Chemicals Kevin Jarrell, Kinkead Reiling, Lori Giver
10:30:00 Breakout Session 8
10:35:00 Biofuels & Bioenergy Technologies
10:40:00 Biotech Approaches to Biogas, Biodiesel and Syngas Pradeep Munasinghe, James Oyler
11:00:00 Algae and Marine Biotech : Susan Brown, Steven Heilmann, Barbara Klein
11:20:00 Commercialization: Policies and Business Models :
11:35:00 Legal and Funding Challenges John Clerici, Joe Thompson, Mark Warner
12:00:00 Closing Plenary Lunch
14:00:00 Conference Concludes
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