The Race for Scale

The prestigious Advanced Biofuels Markets event is the only US west coast event that brings together all the CEOs in the Advanced Biofuels world, and the largest advanced biofuels event […]

The prestigious Advanced Biofuels Markets event is the only US west coast event that brings together all the CEOs in the Advanced Biofuels world, and the largest advanced biofuels event in the US.

Co-produced by Green Power Conferences and Biofuels Digest, this leading 2nd annual event will feature leading Advanced Biofuels Company Executives, Venture Capitalists and Investment Bankers, Corporate Strategic Investment and Alliance Executives, EPC firms and industry suppliers, who are driving the Commercialization Strategies, and solving the challenges, of Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals Drive to Commercialization.

Join us November 8-10, 2011 in San Francisco as we explore and advance the discussion of strategy and execution for the “Race for Scale”.

The Most Senior Speaker Line Up To Date:

Ed Dineen, Chief Executive Officer, LS9
Lee Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, Virent
Pat Gruber, Chief Executive Officer, Gevo
Jonathan Wolfson, Chief Executive Officer, Solazyme
John Melo, Chief Executive Officer, Amyris
Richard Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer, Ceres
Kirk L. Haney, Chief Executive Officer, SG Biofuels
Jim Imbler, Chief Executive Officer, Zeachem
Arnold Klann, Chief Executive Officer, BlueFire
Mike McAdams, Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Biofuels Association
Eric McAfee, Chief Executive Officer, AE Biofuels
John McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer, Qteros
Mark Niederschulte, Chief Executive Officer, INEOS Bio
Alan Shaw, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Codexis
John J. Nicols, Vice President, Catalysts, Albemarle Corporation
Bill Sims, Chief Executive Officer, Joule Unlimited Technologies
Cindy Thyfault, Chief Executive Officer, Westar
Paul Woods, Chief Executive Officer, Algenol
Jack Baron, Chief Executive Officer, Sweetwater Energy
Rick Wilson, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Cobalt Technologies
Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer, LanzaTech
D. Hunt Ramsbottom, Chief Executive Officer, RENTEC Renewable Energy Technologies Inc
Vincent Chornet, Chief Executive Officer, Enerkem
Yom-Tov Samia, CEOChairman & President of Primus Green Energy, and President of IC Green Energy
Harry S. Baumes, Ph.D., Director, Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, Office of the Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Conference Highlights:

  • Over 25 CEO Speakers from the Leading Biofuels and Renewable Chemical Companies
  • Announcement of the Winners of the “50 Hottest Companies in BioEnergy” Awards by Biofuels Digest
  • Extensive Networking and Business Development Opportunities with leading biofuels company executives, corporate partners and financing sources

Now a 3 Day Event. This year we bring you an additional day that we guarantee will increase your ROI on time spent away from the office, and bring a new dimension to the networking time that is usually available.

In addition to the 2 days of thought-leading content, debate, discussion and networking, the third day of the conference will consist of a closing keynote panel and various structured networking opportunities, including:

  • Group Networking by Stage of Evolution
  • Roundtable Networking Discussions
  • One-to-One Meetings

Featuring Key Topics Including:

  • Transformational Technologies in Advanced Biofuels
  • Chemical and Plastic co-Products – Strategies and Building Blocks to Early Profitability
  • Advances in Bioprocessing Technologies
  • Financing Strategies, Players and Structures
  • Financial Analyst Forum for Public Biofuels Companies
  • Corporate Strategic Investors
  • Partnership Strategies for development and commercialization
  • From Pilot to Player – Case Studies in Scale-up
  • Meeting the Challenges of Getting to the Market
  • International Markets, Partners and Opportunities
  • Opportunities in Emerging Advanced Biofuels Feedstocks
  • Emerging Advanced Biofuels Markets

Don’t just take our word for it, here are some of the comments from the attendees of Advanced Biofuels Markets 2010:

“97% of the US Advanced bioenergy capacity represented” Jim Lane, Editor, Biofuels Digest

“In a sea of biofuels conference opportunities, this is the rare conference that truly delivers value. Excellent speaker line up, nice venue and a host of opportunities to network and build partnerships. A must attend if biofuels and chemicals are core to your long-term strategy.” NAES Corporation

“All the relevant people were assembled under one roof” Afton Chemical Corporation

“The quality and mix of presentations was outstanding and beneficial.” Lurgi, Inc.

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