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