SOURCE: BBI International

BBI International

October 16, 2015 11:12 ET

Industry Experts Set to Speak at the National Advanced Biofuels Conference

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

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2015) - The 2015 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo (NABCE) will be taking place October 26-28 in Omaha, Nebraska. Renowned as the largest advanced biofuels event of the year, NABCE will provide attendees with insight on the current and future efforts regarding the production and development of alternative energy. 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.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a content-rich industry tour, featuring two stops that each will offer a hands-on look at both pilot-scale next generation biofuels production and the manufacturer of crucial biomass handling systems. Experts will share their insight on the biofuels industry through a variety of presentations.

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 have picked a better venue to hold the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo," says Tim Portz, vice president of content at BBI International. "Within 200 miles of Omaha, there is a massive amount of activity dealing with the progress of advanced biofuels." Portz adds, "Last year's event was a huge success and we are incredibly excited to bring together the leading experts of this industry to discuss the future of sustainable energy."

"This event provides a unique opportunity to network with those involved in the biofuels industry. Last year's conference hosted attendees from around the globe that connected with current and potential customers," says John Nelson, marketing & sales director at BBI International.

Attendees and exhibitors will include 200+ 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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