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The 2nd annual biobased fuels & chemicals CEO Summit and Exhibition: Advanced Biofuels Markets - The Race for Scale.

The 2nd annual biobased fuels & chemicals CEO Summit and Exhibition: Advanced Biofuels Markets - The Race for Scale.
8 - 10 November 2011
San Francisco

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  • 1. www.greenpowerconferences.com +1 971 238 0700 2ND ANNuAL BiOBaSed FuelS & CHemiCalS CeO Summit and exHiBitiOn November 8 - 10 2011 Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel, tHe RaCe FOR SCale San Francisco Book before September 30 for discoun ted rates JOIN THE BIOFuELS CEO SuMMIT: John Melo, Ed Dineen, Platinum Sponsors: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Amyris LS9 Jonathan Wolfson, Lee Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Solazyme Virent Gold Sponsor: Silver Sponsors: Bill Sims, Pat Gruber, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Joule Biotechnologies Gevo Alan Shaw Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Vincent Chornet, Codexis Chief Executive Officer, Enerkem KEy REASONS TO ATTEND: Richard Hamilton, Kirk L. Haney, Chief Executive Officer, Ceres Chief Executive Officer, INDuSTRy LEADERS: Learn from first hand SG Biofuels experiences of OVER 20 CEOS AND PRESIDENTS who are Jim Imbler, Chief Executive Officer, John McCarthy, driving the development of advanced biofuels Zeachem Chief Executive Officer, uNPARALLELED NETWORKING: We really do Qteros D. Hunt Ramsbottom, attract the who’s who of the industry and can now Rick Wilson Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, offer a full morning of dedicated structured Chief Executive Officer, Rentech networking time Cobalt Technologies Paul Woods, COMMERCIAL: The most timely and commercially- Chief Executive Officer, Arnold Klann, driven agenda in North America: written by the Algenol Chief Executive Officer, industry, for the industry BlueFire Jennifer Holmgren, Mark Niederschulte, INVESTMENT LEADERS: Explore financing Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer, options with leading venture capitalists and project LanzaTech INEOS Bio financing professionals Eric McAfee, Chief Executive Officer, Cindy Thyfault, MORE BANG FOR yOuR BuCK: Now a 3 day AE Biofuels Chief Executive Officer, conference, Biofuels Digest ‘Hot 50’ announcement and Westar structured networking event – a real one stop shop Official Offset Partner: Organized By: MARKET INSIGHT: Gain in-depth analysis on the drivers for the commercialization of advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals STRATEGy: Debate the current landscape and proposed uptake and success of innovative technologies Part of the: PROVEN: Green Power Conferences has a 7 year track World Biofuels record in producing high quality global biofuels events Markets Global Series of EventsBook Now – Call +1 971 238 0700 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/advancedbiofuelsmarkets
  • 2. “97% of the uS advanced bioenergy capacity represented” Jim Lane, Editor, Biofuels Digest WHO WILL yOu MEET? ADVANCED BIOFuELS IN 2011: WHERE ARE WE NOW? the decision makers and advanced• President Obama said his administration will strive to meet a Congressional target biofuels industry leaders including CeOs, of producing 36 billion gallons of ethanol and advanced biofuels by 2022 Presidents, Vice Presidents, managing directors of advanced Biofuels• The plan is that 20 billion gallons per year will come from advanced biofuels, 15 companies, Government, associations, billion gallons from corn ethanol and one billion gallons from biodiesel investors, VCs, ePCs etc operating in• BuT u.S. Environmental Protection Agency last fall announced it had no choice but north america and globally: to reduce the 2011 interim target for advanced biofuels to 6.6 million gallons from • C-level Biofuels Company executives the previous 2011 target of 250 million gallons • Strategic Corporate investors • alliance and Business development Professionals How are we going to get from • Corporate, Venture and Project Financing Professionals 6.6 million gallons in 2011 to 20 • • investment Bankers R&d directors/managers from Corporate, university, and BILLION gallons in 2022? Government labs • ePC engineering Contractors HERE’S HOW: • equipment Suppliers • Project management CompaniesBy bringing the industry together: • enzyme Companiesat advanced Biofuels markets you will hear from CEOs and Presidents who are driving • Feedstock Suppliersthe development of advanced Biofuels and who will get us to the RFS target, speakers • environmental and energy law Firmswill include advanced Biofuels Company executives, Venture Capitalists & investmentBankers, Corporate Strategic investment and alliance executives, ePC firms and industry • trade, tax, ag, environmental andsuppliers. if you are responsible for making decisions in this sector, you need to be here. energy Policy Professionals • Public-Private energy PartnershipBy not going it alone: Professionalsto reach this goal the industry has to work in concert – networking to build new • industry technology Suppliersrelationships, catching up with buddies, partnering and collaborating are the key tosuccess. as Jim lane, editor, Biofuels digest always says ‘Go out there and network likecrazy.’ For most of you networking is the most important reason to attend an event sofor 2011 we have included an additional day dedicated to structured networking.This will include:• Group Networking by Stage of Company Evolution• Roundtable Networking Discussions• One to One Meetingsno other event offers this comprehensive chance to ensure you have a conversation withliterally every conference attendee. Overall you’ll have up to 20 hours of networkingtime over 3 days.By knowing what technologies and services to use:to achieve the RFS targets, the industry needs to produce viable, commercial-scaleadvanced biofuels. What technologies are working? Which companies can help youachieve your goals? What support services are available out there? Our Exhibition Hallwill be the hub for networking and business development, giving you a chance to networkwith exhibitors, hear about their products and understand your needs. Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700
  • 3. “a great event, a great opportunity to meet all our customers and business partners.” Novozymes at WBM 2011 AGENDA AT A GLANCE november 8 november 9 november 10 day One day two day three exhibition Structured networking • Policy Outlook • Hot technologies • CeOs Facing development Challenges • Hot markets Closing • CeOs investment and • Public and Private Finance and Keynote Commercialization investment Panel • Commercial Scale-up • Hot Feedstocks networking drinks Reception end of Sponsored and Private dinners Biofuels digest ‘Hot 50’ announcement Conference STRuCTuRED NETWORKING OVERVIEW:At Advanced Biofuels Markets this year, we bring you a new offering – that we guarantee will increase your ROI ontime spent away from the office, and bring a new dimension to the networking time that is usually available.Read below to find out what you can expect on Day Three of Advanced Biofuels Markets 2011:Group Networking by Stage of Evolution Roundtable Networking DiscussionsJoin one of our bespoke networking tables to discuss challenges a lot of key issues will be discussed over this two dayand opportunities available at the stage of evolution your conference; and with finite time available for each subjectcompany is at, with like-minded people. take this opportunity to there is always more to say. Roundtable discussions providenetwork with peers, discuss key challenges, meet solution everybody with a voice, not just the key leaders in the field –providers and push your business forward. this will be your opportunity to get the answers to any questions which may remain after the conference.Networking table topics include:• Pilot Roundtable discussion topics include:• demonstration • Finance and investment• Pre-commercial • Scale up and Commercialization• Publicly traded Companies • Partnerships Sponsorship opportunities • emerging Feedstocks Sponsorship opportunities exist to moderate these tables. exist to moderate these tables. Please see below for contact details. • emerging technologies Please see below for contact details.One-to-One MeetingsCreating new relationships and doing business is the key reason why people attend our conferences. Over the course of theconference you will meet people that you have synergy with and wish to follow up with immediately, off the exhibition floor andin a more private setting.We are happy to provide the space to enable these meetings to take place and during the morning of day three, a number of smallmeeting rooms will be available. these rooms can be booked for up to 30 minutes and will be available throughout the entiremorning; rooms can be reserved during day One and two of the conference. For Structured Networking sponsorship opportunities please contact Jason Taylor or Chris Lewis for further details: Jason Taylor t: +44 (0) 203 384 6211 e: jason.taylor@greenpowerconferences.com Chris Lewis t: +44 (0) 203 355 4224 e: chris.lewis@greenpowerconferences.com Book Now – Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/advancedbiofuelsmarkets
  • 4. “all the relevant people were assembled under one roof” Afton Chemical Corporation Day One – Tuesday, 8 November 2011 CEOs Investment and Commercialization7:30 Registration and welcome coffee 2:00 Converting First-Generation Ethanol Facilities into Integrated Chemicals & Fuels Biorefineries8:30 Welcome and Chairs opening remarks • How to use existing first-generation ethanol facilities to lower capex for next- generation chemicals and fuels Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals Policy Outlook • Change the biorefinery business model to enable longer-term sales contracts for specialty chemical and fuel products, rather than sell into the commodity ethanol market8.45 u.S. Department of Agriculture, Speaker TBC • Supply products for RFS2, expanding beyond the limits of corn ethanol mandates check website for details Eric McAfee, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, AE Biofuels9:00 Paul F. Bryan, Ph.D., Program Manager, Biomass Program, EERE, u.S. Department of Energy 2:15 The Role of Phased Implementation and Technology9:15 Mike McAdams, Chief Executive Officer, Partnerships in De-Risking Technology • demonstration plants are required to avoid cost over runs and delays in first Advanced Biofuels Association commercial plants; however the trend has been to abbreviate this step • Hear which elements of a company’s technology do not require de-risking, to9:30 Turning the Corner: Getting to First Commercial in the create an opportunity to “plug and play” – to deploy early minimizing risk and get to revenues sooner Advanced Ethanol Sector • Why partnership structure can add value to involved parties by creating the R. Brooke Coleman, Executive Director, opportunity to de-risk technology Advanced Ethanol Council Rick Wilson, Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer, Cobalt Technologies9:45 Mary Rosenthal, Executive Director, Algal Biomass Organization 2:30 “Syngas” Conversion of Waste into Locally Produced10:00 Interactive Discussion: Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals Advanced Biofuels and Chemicals Policy Outlook Vincent Chornet, Chief Executive Officer, Enerkem • Hear Government and association perspectives on policy for biofuels and renewable chemicals 2.45 Creating a Global Presence through Partnerships10:15 Enabling the Sugar Economy: Key Trends in 2012 • How to engage in a global array of partners to leverage knowledge, expertise and • accelerating the pace of advanced biofuels development to meet increasing influence and achieve commercial scale quickly global energy demands • understand the value of creating a global partner matrix with private, public and • Creating favorable production economics through technology academic institutions • driving the global market through cross-border partnerships Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer, LanzaTech Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer, 3:00 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates Codexis10.30 Cellulosic Ethanol and Simple Sugars: A Promise Kept 3:20 Interactive Discussion: Investment and Commercialization Guido Ghisolfi, President & Chief Executive Officer, 3.30 networking refreshment break in exhibition hall Chemtex10:45 networking refreshment break in exhibition hall Commercial Scale-up – “From Pilot to Player” How CEOs Face Development Challenges 4:00 Current State of the Biofuels Market • understand how the timing for delivering cellulosic ethanol to market, and the necessary infrastructure that will lay the groundwork for the future of cost11:15 Market Driven Approaches to Commercializing Designer competitive biofuels Oils for the Next Generation of “Drop-in Fuels” • Hear high level views of how all players in the industry are working together to advance biofuels policy, mitigate risks and ultimately move the industry forward • Hear how Solzyme has transformed low-cost plant sugars into high value tailored oils, in a scalable, reliable and cost-effective manner Wes Bolsen, Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President, • understand how “drop-in” replacement fuel can be made with today’s existing Government Affairs, Coskata production, refining, finishing, and distribution infrastructure • How to not just replace, but improve what is available today - allowing greater yields and efficiencies to processors, and providing either lower cost, better 4:15 Financing Strategies along the Pathway to Advanced performance, or both Biofuels Commercialization Jonathan Wolfson, Chief Executive Officer, Solazyme • understand why financing constraints continue to plague the renewable fuels industry reaching commercial scale11:30 The Importance of Product Portfolio Diversity in Bio-fuels • explore the economic value of biofuels within the context of the RFS; capital finance considerations for achieving commercial scale; and strategies for and Bio-chemical Companies creating, building and sustaining value for investors • understand the key reasons for developing and commercializing a diverse John McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer, Qteros portfolio of products • Focus on key issues of production flexibility, feedstock flexibility and strategic drivers in both the fuels and chemicals markets 4:30 Finding the Right Match: Successful Ed Dineen, Chief Executive Officer, LS9 Partnership Strategies • understand why partnerships are critical to the successful development and11:45 Replacing Crude Oil with Drop-in Fuels and Chemicals commercialization of advanced biofuels and bio-based chemicals • How can business strategy be enhanced through partnerships and what attributes • examine the key roles of Strategic Partners, Visionary Customers and Policy should be considered when seeking out partners? Solutions in building a successful integrated Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals • What are the pros and potential cons of partnerships? company Lee Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, Virent Jim Imbler, President & Chief Executive Officer, ZeaChem12:00 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates 4:45 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates12:20 Interactive Discussion: Facing Development Challenges 5:05 The World’s First Commercial Scale Cellulosic Ethanol Facility: up and Running in 201212.40 networking lunch break Guido Ghisolfi, President & Chief Executive Officer, Chemtex1.45 Big Trends Are Still Driving the Biobased Economy • Hear why in spite of policy maker fatigue and federal government budget 5:25 Q&A and Panel Discussion: Commercial Scale-up contraction, the advanced biofuels and biochemicals industry is expanding and its prospects have never looked better 5.45 Close of day One • understand the reasons why everything weve been saying for the last 20 years is starting to come true. the best is yet to come! 5:45 Biofuels Digest “Hot 50” Reception Pat Gruber, Chief Executive Officer, Gevo Announcement of the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700
  • 5. “the quality and mix of presentations was outstanding and beneficial” Lurgi, Inc. 1:00 networking lunch break Day Two – Wednesday, 9 November 2011 Public and Private Finance and Investment7:30 Registration and morning coffee8:30 Welcome and Chairs opening remarks 2:15 The Secrets of Successful IPOs: Capital Markets Financings for Advanced Biofuel Companies Hot Technologies • Overview of capital markets activity in the biofuel space and case studies of recent iPOs8:40 Direct To Ethanol® Technology – The Low Cost, Low • understand how investors differentiate between various companies • Key traits for successful iPOs – what investors are looking for Carbon-Footprint Route to Advanced Biofuel • algenol is commercializing 3rd-generation ethanol production technology that Pavel Molchanov, Senior Vice President, Alternative uses hybrid algae to convert carbon dioxide to ethanol Energy/Integrated Majors and Refiners, Raymond James • understand how the company has integrated its groundbreaking biological capabilities with innovative engineering to develop an energy efficient process for ethanol production 2.30 “Separating the Wheat from the Chaff” - What Investors Are Paul Woods, Chief Executive Officer, Algenol Looking for in a Bio-Industrial Company • trends that are resonating with investors (structural shortage of C4s, tiO2, etc..)8:55 unique Solutions Enabling a Green Future and top investment ideas • discuss how the unique characteristics of the ineOS Bio technology can be leveraged to • Hear commentary on 2011 iPOs from the trenches and what to look for in the provide solutions to problems inherent in many different industries coming 6-12 months • understand how these characteristics also improve the economic and • 4 element evaluation framework environmental sustainability of their operations • net carbohydrate costs: where is the cheapest sugar on the planet? Mark Niederschulte, Chief Operating Officer, INEOS Bio Mike Ritzenthaler, Research Analyst, PiperJaffray9:10 Innovative Solutions for Algal Cultivation and Harvesting 2:45 International Financing Opportunities for Biofuels • learn more about naaBB’s creation to develop innovative technologies that will help bring biofuels to a commercial reality • understand where the “hot” international markets are currently • How a number of technologies for the cultivation and harvesting of algae have • Hear what type of financing is available and understand how you access it evolved to a level that are now ready for test scale demonstrations Cindy Thyfault,Chief Executive Officer, Westar • Hear about the innovative technologies and results developed through this public- private partnership between industry, academia and national laboratories 3:00 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates Jose Olivares, Executive Director, NAABB 3:20 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates9:25 Taking the Cellulosic Sugar Path to Commercialization 3:40 Interactive Discussion: Public and Private Financing and Jack Baron, Chief Executive Officer, Sweetwater Energy Inc. Investment 4.00 networking refreshment break in exhibition hall9:35 Sustainable Production of Cellulosic Ethanol Martin A. Mitchell, Business Development Manager, Americas, Hot Feedstocks Süd-Chemie9:50 Accelerating the Product Development Lifecycle for 4:30 The Commercialization of Jatropha: How Market Industrial Biotechnology Demand, Economic Viability and the Ability to Scale are Grace E. Colón, Ph.D, President, Industrial Products Division, Driving Global Adoption • How improvements in yield and profitability – specifically hybrid seed production Intrexon Corporation technology – have proven to be the ‘tipping point’ for the global adoption of Jatropha10:00 Interactive Discussion: Hot Technologies as a next generation feedstock for biodiesel, jet fuel and specialty chemicals. • understand how global energy companies and major players in the aviation industry10:15 Overcoming Conventions: Delivering on the Promise of are leading efforts to bring the promising bioenergy crop to commercial scale Direct Solar Fuels Kirk L. Haney, President & Chief Executive Officer, • How is it possible to directly convert photons into fuel at a photosynthetic conversion SG Biofuels efficiency rate many times greater than prior industry assumptions? • Hear the progress already made and potential of a solar-driven platform that is advancing on pace 4:45 “Integrating upstream” – Feedstock Strategies for • understand how this can eclipse the scale, productivity and cost efficiency of Advanced Biofuels biofuel production • in the petroleum industry, upstream, refining and downstream are often Bill Sims, Chief Executive Officer, Joule Biotechnologies organized as separate business units10:30 networking refreshment break in exhibition hall • examine the upstream of bioenergy and its integration with downstream refining assets • understand its impact on price stability, value sharing, refinery size, operating costs & sustainability Hot Markets Richard Hamilton, President and Chief Executive Officer,11:00 Taking Technologies from Laboratory to Commercial Scale: Ceres Rentech-ClearFuels Biomass Gasification 5.00 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates • the Rentech-ClearFuels biomass gasification system is being demonstrated in a 5.20 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates fully-integrated facility, laying the foundation for commercial scale projects • discuss how Rentech has taken the innovative and promising ClearFuels biomass 5:40 Interactive Discussion: Hot Feedstocks gasifier from laboratory scale to ready for commercial scale • understand the commercial project development opportunities for the 6.00 Close of day two technology currently underway D. Hunt Ramsbottom, Chief Executive Officer, President & Day Three – Thursday, 10 November 2011 Director, Rentech11:15 Global Macrotrends for Transportation Fuels, and Lessons 7.30 Registration and welcome coffee for Biofuels 8:15 Keynote Address • uOP have developed a comprehensive picture of what fuel demand will be globally, using available data from a variety of sources (iea, eia, PiRa, Hart’s, John Melo, Chief Executive Officer, Amyris Platt’s, mcKinsey, Booz, uSda, uOP’s own analysis and data) • understand how this has been translated into understanding the multitude of 8:45 Structured Strategic Networking Session major challenges which exist for the biofuels industry globally • Business networking Roundtables • Bespoke Group networking by Stage of evolution (i.e. pilot, demonstration, pre- Jim Rekoske, General Manager, uOP commercial, commercial)11:30 Presentation Title To Be Confirmed – please check the • One to one meetings See website for further details website for further details Arnold Klann, Chief Executive Officer, BlueFire 12:00 Closing Keynote Discussion Moderator: Jim Lane, Publisher and Editor, Biofuels Digest11.45 Presentation Title To Be Confirmed – please check the and Renewable Chemicals Digest website for further details Wes Bolsen, Chief Marketing Officer & V.P. Government Samuel G. McConnell, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Myriant Corporation Affairs, Coskata, Inc.12:00 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates Eric McAfee, Chief Executive Officer, AE Biofuels12:20 Topic to be finalized – check the website for updates Richard Hamilton, President & Chief Executive Officer, Ceres 1:00 Close of Conference12:40 Interactive Discussion: Hot Markets agenda correct at time of going to press Book Now – Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/advancedbiofuelsmarkets
  • 6. “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 SPONSORS:Platinum Sponsors Gold Sponsor industries and is now pursuing industrial applications to enable new, greener production systems and products for fuels, chemicals, and industrial products. Codexis serves major worldwide markets where clean LS9 is a technology leader in the commercial development ofGruppo mossi & Ghisolfi (“m&G”) is a multinational chemical an ever-expanding portfolio of sustainable fuel and chemicalcompany owned by the Ghisolfi family. established in 1953 by technology can make a positive economic and environmental impact. Codexis Codeevolver (tm) directed evolution technology products designed to meet the needs of global markets,Vittorio Ghisolfi as a manufacturer of plastic packaging for reducing the world’s dependence on petroleum. lS9’s uniqueconsumer applications, m&G has grown to become one of the accelerates development of high value sustainable products. Our focus is on the cost-effective conversion ofrenewable resources industrial biotechnology platform enables low costs,worlds largest producers of Pet resin. annual turnover of the feedstock flexibility and process simplicity for variousGroup is approximately uSd 3 billion. Chemtex is the global into transportation fuels, pharmaceuticals and biobased chemicals, and on the development of new technologies for products ranging from vehicle-ready fuels to chemicals forengineering and technology division within m&G. acquired in lubricants, detergents, personal care products and others. in2004, Chemtex today specializes in delivering value-added effective air and water treatment. 2010, lS9 was awarded the u.S. “Presidential Greenproject solutions for its clients in the bio-fuels, renewable Chemistry Challenge award.chemicals, energy, environmental, petrochemical, polymersand fibers industries through its operations in italy, the united Silver SponsorsStates, india and China. With its strong capabilities in processengineering and R&d, and with the strong support of its parent,Chemtex has developed break-through technology to produceclean fermentable sugars from cellulosic biomass that can be Fluor Corporation is one of the world’s largest publicly ownedsubsequently converted into bio-fuels or sustainable chemicals. engineering, construction, and maintenance services Süd-Chemie is a global leading specialty chemicals company.the PROeSatm Process is the break-through technology companies. Over the past century, Fluor, through its the main focus of its biotechnology activities is on theplatform that will make cost-effective bio-refineries and operating subsidiaries, has become a trusted global leader by development of energy-efficient processes for the manufacturesustainable chemicals a reality. Chemtex is currently building a providing exceptional services and technical knowledge. of biomass-based chemicals and fuels. Süd-Chemie has40,000 metric ton per year bio-refinery in Crescentino, italy for Clients rely on Fluor to deliver world-class solutions that developed a process which uses enzymatic hydrolysis tom&G that will produce cellulosic ethanol using the PROeSa™ optimize their assets, improve their competitive position, and produce cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues.Process and “green” electricity. Construction has begun and increase their long-term success. www.fluor.complant start-up is targeted for the first half of 2012. Bio-based product and process development is slow, "Sweetwater energy is a producer of cellulosic sugars from expensive, and imprecise. intrexon takes an industrial scale, non-food based biomass, providing a unique concentrated systems-engineering approach to design, build, and test the sugar feedstock solution for the biofuels, biochemical, and complex genetic circuitry required to enable these new bioplastics industries. the decentralized production of industrial processes. this approach is unprecedented in Sweetwater sugars benefits the local growers and economy biology but mirrors standard R&d operations in chemistry, while passing the economic efficiencies on to refineries. computers, and other industries. intrexon has successfully Please visit www.sweetwater.us to learn more." deployed this platform to develop novel molecules in other Pre-Conference Workshop: 7th November 2011, San Francisco An Introduction to Next Generation Biofuels take advantage of the fantastic online A comprehensive 1-day briefing on Advanced Biofuels: networking system for advanced Biofuels Technology, Sustainability & Economics. markets. all pre-registered delegates, speakers and guests can contact each other, organize Course objectives: designed to be accessible to non-experts and the commercially-minded, this meetings and network before, during and after course describes the variety of feedstocks, routes and processes through which biomass can be converted to valuable fuels, energy and other co-products – on large scales and without the food the event using this easy to use, private competition issues of current biofuels. it is particularly aimed at business people who need to understand the basics of networking system. For more information, the science and technology but want it explained in a clear, hype-free manner and within its economic and commercial please visit the website context. it will provide an excellent basic grounding for attendees from a variety of sectors including biomass supply, www.greenpowerconferences.com processing, fuel distribution and end-use; plus investors and policymakers across the supply chain. For more information or to book your place visit our Academy website at: www.greenpoweracademy.com FORtHCOminG eVentS About Green Power Conferences Founded in 2003, Green Power Conferences was the first dedicated company to offer professionally organized events focusing on the renewable energy, climate change and sustainability sectors. We have now welcomed over 13,000 World Biofuels delegates from 138 countries and built a global database of 500,000+ contacts. Our expertise lies in producing high quality, interactive conferences that provide ample networking opportunities for delegates and partners alike. Markets Brazil each event is developed by a team of market research professionals who ensure our events provide in-depth discussions and the latest industry updates in these fast-moving sectors. Green Power Conferences is helping to accelerate the uptake of sustainable 28 – 29 September 2011 business practices from Rio to Hong Kong. We also walk the walk, by offsetting all our commercial activities through renewable Sao Paulo, Brazil energy projects around the world. MEDIA PARTNERS MEDIA PARTNERSGreen Power Conferences consistently work in strategic partnership with industry leading organizations andtrade publications. 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  • 7. “this is the place to be. as a networking event it’s hard to find anything similar.” Poyry at WBM 2011Build relationships and drive sales at Advanced Biofuels Marketsadvanced Biofuels markets will offer an integrated solution of brand positioning, businessdevelopment and face-to-face networking opportunities with senior decision makers.Connecting you with the right peopleWith a proven track record of bringing together high caliber operators and developers, advanced Biofuels marketsprovides the perfect environment for you to do business with the leaders of the next generation biofuels development. 6 7 8 9 10 11 5 12 4 13 3 2 1 15 14 To conference First class business opportunities • Generate new high level business contacts ABM 2010 VALuE CHAIN BREAKDOWN • Find new partners and business opportunities • Reinforce existing partnerships I next Gen & Biotech Companies ....31% • increase your market share and gain competitive advantage I lawyers / Consultants ................13% • enhance your company’s brand visibility globally I Producers ..............................11% I ePC ........................................8% I Researchers / associations ............7% I Press ....................................6.5% Cost effective packages to meet your I VCs / investment Banks ................6% business needs I Other ..................................3.5% Our sponsorship and exhibition packages are designed to help you I testing & Processing ....................3% meet your business objectives. if you are looking to win prospective I equipment Suppliers....................3% clients, strengthen existing relationships or enhance your company I Government..............................2% profile, we will help you do so in a cost effective manner. I Oil majors ................................2% I trade Commission ....................1.5% I Fuel / Vehicle manufacturer ........1.5% Contact Jason Taylor or Chris Lewis for further details: I trading & logistics......................1% Jason Taylor, Business development manager - Global Biofuels Series, Green Power Conferences ABM 2011 ATTENDEE BREAKDOWN t: +44 (0) 203 384 6211 I manager ................................25% e: jason.taylor@greenpowerconferences.com I CeO, President ........................21% I Senior Vice President/Vice President ..19% Chris Lewis, Business development manager - I director ................................15% I Policy ....................................15% Global Biofuels Series, Green Power Conferences I Press ......................................5% t: +44 (0) 203 355 4224 e: chris.lewis@greenpowerconferences.com Book Now – Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/advancedbiofuelsmarkets
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