Agenda

 

 

ABLC ADVANCED NUTRITION & FEEDSTOCKS – April 3, 2018 – Jefferson Auditorium, USDA
1200 Welcoming remarks and USDA overview
1220 Advanced Yields through Technology – Genetics, Robotics, PrecisionAg, Crop Protection
Moderator
Kevin Chen, CEO, Crop Enhancement (inv.)
Oliver Peeples, CEO, Yield 10
Karsten Temme, CEO, Pivot Bio (inv.)
130 Advanced supply-chain development & deployment
Moderator
Jordan Solomon, CEO, EcoStrat
Steve Fabijanski, CEO, Agrisoma
Jacques Beaudry-Losique, CBO, Algenol (inv.)
240 Networking Break
300 Case Studies in Project & Product Development
Moderator
John Melo, CEO, Amyris
Alan Shaw, CEO, Calysta (inv.)
Phil Kozera, Executive Director, BioNebraska
400 Case Studies in Project Development
Moderator
Arunas Chesonis, CEO, Sweetwater Energy
Peter Matlock, co-founder, Institute for Tropical BioEconomy
Eric McAfee, CEO, Aemetis (inv.)
600 THE DIGEST’S STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PRESENTATION & NETWORKING EVENT (Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC)
700 THE DIGEST’S STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PRESENTATION & NETWORKING EVENT (Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC)
ABLC – April 4, 2018 – Mayflower Hotel, Washington
800 BIOECONOMY POLICY FORUM
Moderator: Jim Lane, editor, The Digest
Mike McAdams, President, Advanced Biofuels Association
Geoff Cooper, CEO, Renewable Fuels Association
Matt Carr, Executive Director, Algae Biomass Organization (inv.)
Brooke Coleman, Exec. Dir., ABBC
Speaker TBA
900 INDUSTRY HORIZONS: PLENARY ADDRESSES
Jennifer Holmgren, CEO, LanzaTech
Atul Thakrar, President, DSM Biobased
Jim Macias, CEO, Fulcrum BioEnergy
Andrew Murfin, Shell (inv.)
1015  Break for Networking
1050 MARKET PERSPECTIVES: PLENARY ADDRESSES
Simon Herriott, VP, Global Business Director, BioActives
Franco Meropiali, International Development and Licensing Vice President, Versalis
Peter Nieuwenhuizen, CTO, Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Speciality Chemicals)
1120 ABLC Keynote Address on Energy Transformation and Rural Development
Speaker TBA
1145 Holmberg Award, and Global Bioenergy Leadership Award presentation and address
Speaker TBA
1200 Lunch
ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT SUSTAINABLE AVIATION SUMMIT
100
Moderator: Tammy Klein, Future Fuel Strategies
Moderator: Rebecca Coons (inv.) Moderator: Steve Csonka CAAFI (inv.)
Pat Gruber, CEO, Gevo Marcel Lubben, CEO, Reverdia (inv.) Nancy Young, Airlines 4 America
Brian Appel, COO, SynPet Technologies
Speaker TBA Tom Hicks, Mabus Group
Nick Andrews, CEO, USA BioEnergy Tom van Aken, CEO, Avantium Speaker TBA
FINANCE & INVESTMENT WORKSHOP ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT SUSTAINABLE AVIATION SUMMIT
200 Moderators: Mark Riedy & John Kirkwood Moderator: Tammy Klein (inv.) Moderator: Chris Tindal, CAAFI (inv.)
Speaker TBA Marc Delcourt, CEO, Global Bioenergies (inv.) Bryan Sherbacow, COO, World Energy
Jon Cozens, New Energy Risk Steve Hartig, VP, ICM Terry Kulesa, CEO, Red Rock Biofuels
Speaker TBA Jeff Robert, Fluid Quip Process Technologies Bruno Miller, VP. Fulcrum BioEnergy
300 Break and Structured Networking
FINANCE & INVESTMENT WORKSHOP DIGITAL BIOLOGY FORUM ADVANCED NUTRITION SUMMIT
330 Moderator: Wayne Lee, Lee Enterprises Consulting Moderator: Steve Weiss, Grey Heron Moderator
Cindy Thyfault, CEO, Global Energy Solutions Alex Zanghellni, CEO, Arzeda Larry Feinberg, CEO, KnipBio
Jeremy Gilpin, EVP, Greater Nevada Credit Union Speaker TBA Jay Vroom, former CEO, CropLife America
Speaker TBA Speaker TBA Unibio speaker TBA
430 REGULATORY WORKSHOP ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT HOT TECHNOLOGIES SUMMIT
Moderator Moderator Moderator: Helena Kennedy, the Digest
Speaker TBA Vinay Bhardwaj, Sr. GM R&D, Reliance Ind. Speaker TBA
Speaker TBA Perry Toms, CEO, Steeper Energy Speaker TBA
Speaker TBA Velocys, Speaker TBA Speaker TBA
600 THE HOT PARTY AND 50 HOTTEST COMPANIES IN THE ADVANCED BIOECONOMY ANNOUNCEMENT
ABLC – April 5, 2018 – Mayflower Hotel, Washington
800 FEDERAL PERSPECTIVE & PROGRAMS FORUM
Moderator: Doug Faulkner (inv.)
USDA speaker TBA
DOE speaker TBA
Doug Durante, Executive Dir. Clean Fuels Development Coalition
ARPA-E speaker TBA
900 INDUSTRY HORIZONS FORUM
Moderator: Jim Lane
Jason Kelly, CEO, Ginkgo BioWorks (inv.)
Andras Forgacs, CEO, Modern Meadow (inv.)
Robert Graham, chairman, Ensyn
1000 Biobased Chemicals & Materials Keynote: Jim Greenwood, CEO, BIO (inv.)
1030 Break and Structured Networking
MARKET PERSPECTIVES: PLENARY ADDRESSES
1100 Clariant speaker TBD
Markus Pompejus, VP Innovation, BASF (inv.)
Ray Mabus, former Secretary of the Navy (inv.)
Speaker TBA
1200 Lunch
HOT TECHNOLOGIES SUMMIT INFLUENCING PUBLIC POLICY – LOBBYING WORKSHOP RENEWABLE CHEMICALS SUMMIT
100 Moderator: Joel Stone (inv.) Moderator: CJ Evans, American Diversified Energy Moderator: James Iademarco
Gary Scoggins, chairman, EnerSysNet Canada Speaker TBA Kim Nelson, VP, American Process
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ADVANCED BIOFUELS SUMMIT INFLUENCING PUBLIC POLICY WORKSHOP HOT TECHNOLOGIES SUMMIT
200 Moderator: Michele Rubino Moderator: CJ Evans, American Diversified Energy Moderator: Scott Chaplin, President, SCMC Consulting
Gary Scoggins, chairman, EnerSysNet Canada Robert Harmala, Kilpatrick Townsend  Speaker TBA
Ben Thorp, Ex. Dir., BioEnegy Deployment Consortium Speaker TBA Speaker TBA
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300 Break and Structured Networking
ABLC WOLFPACK
James Iademarco, David Dodds, Ron Cascone, Paul Bryan (inv.), Joel Stone, Michele Rubino
330 6 fuels & chemicals companies to be devoured and dissected in a search for underlying value by the ABLC Due Diligence Wolves