SOURCE: BBI International

BBI International

September 03, 2015 18:02 ET

2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo Announces Preliminary Agenda

Event to Include Focus on Next-Generation Biofuels Technology Integration Opportunities for Existing U.S. Ethanol and Biodiesel Plants

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwired - Sep 3, 2015) - The 2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo, taking place October 26-28 in Omaha, Neb., announced its preliminary agenda this week. With two comprehensive program tracks titled Feedstocks & Feedstock Supply Chains and Technologies, Plant Design, Construction & Operation, this year's event will feature nearly 70 advanced biofuels presentations on technology scale-up, bolt-on considerations, emerging feedstock opportunities, project development, policy, RIN markets and more -- with a core focus on opportunities for America's existing fleet of biofuels plants to produce advanced biofuels in the near term. 

Presentation topics include:

  • Project Updates
  • Feedstock Cultivation, Harvest, Storage and Transport
  • Biomass Pretreatment Strategies
  • Enzyme Design & Optimization
  • Integrating Cellulosic Production at Existing Facilities
  • Thermochemical Conversion Approaches
  • Waste based Biofuels Production
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Enzyme Development and Biological Pathways
  • Thermochemical Pathways
  • Dedicated Energy Inputs
  • Drop In Fuels
  • Policy & Legislative Goals

"We couldn't be more excited about having the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo return to Omaha," says Tim Portz, vice president of content at BBI International. "Two years ago we held this event here because there was an incredible density of next-generation and advanced biofuels activity within 200 miles of Omaha and it still holds true today." Portz adds, "Our comprehensive agenda will cover the progress towards the commercialization of advanced biofuels and the innovations occurring in the industry."

Attendees and exhibitors will include hundreds of professionals in key sectors including biofuels and biobased chemicals production; agribusiness; petroleum and petrochemical refining; pulp and paper milling; food processing; waste management; finance; aviation; government/military; research and academia.

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About BBI International:
Founded in 1995, BBI International produces globally recognized bioenergy events and trade magazines. In addition to the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo -- the largest, longest-running ethanol conference in the world -- BBI International owns and operates the International Biomass Conference & Expo and the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo. The company publishes Biomass Magazine, Ethanol Producer Magazine, Pellet Mill Magazine Biodiesel Magazine as well as a number of ancillary products.

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