Based out of the University of Alberta, the Biorefining Conversions Network (BCN) is an initiative working to support the provincial bioindustry by facilitating multi-disciplinary industry/academic collaborations structured towards achieving commercializable outcomes. The Network includes researchers, industry partners, government and other bioindustrial stakeholders.

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BIO World Congress

The BCN will be attending BIO World Congress on July 19-22, 2015 and presenting 2 panel discussions.

Panel #1: Taking Innovative Technology from the Laboratory to Commercialization: An Industrial Perspective

Monday, July 20, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Track #7 - Advanced Biofuels and Biorefinery Platforms

Moderator: David Bressler (BCN; University of Alberta)
Panelists: Mike Hartmann (BioAmber, Inc), Tim Brown (Renmatix), Ray W. Miller (Verdezyne, Inc.), Martin Mitchell (Clariant)

Panel #2 Getting Multiple Stakeholders to Buy In: Innovation, Partnerships and Commercialization

Wednesday, July 22, 8:30 am - 10:00am
Track #8 - Growing Global Biobased Markets

Moderator: David Bressler (BCN; University of Alberta)
Panelists: Peter Riddles (ViciBio Pty Ltd.), Doug Cameron (First Green Partners, LLC), David Dodds (Dodds and Associates, LLC), Mario Pennisi (Life Sciences Queensland Ltd.)

Click here to learn more about the BIO World Congress on Industry Biotechnology.


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