TechConnect World 2020
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Bio-Based Materials & Biofuels

Biofuels and Bioproducts

Abstracts due - January 24

Symposium Co-Chairs

Rebecca LockerRebecca Locker
Sustainability Lead
Modern Meadow

Scott TwaryScott Twary
Research Scientist/ Team Leader
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Bill GoldnerBill Goldner
Senior Advisor Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment
USDA Office of the Chief Scientist

Key Speakers

Kelsey McNeelyKelsey McNeely
Biofuels Program Lead

Charles DimmlerCharles Dimmler

Rajesh ShendeIntegrated Biorefineries (IBRs) – Key Technology Challenges and Opportunities
Rajesh Shende
Professor of Chemical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Nicholas RorrerNicholas Rorrer
Researcher, Biomaterials Development and Polymer Engineering
National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Special Session on Domestic Sources for Natural Rubber

Key Speakers

Colleen McMahanColleen McMahan
Bioproducts Research Chemist
USDA Agricultural Research Service

Katrina CornishKatrina Cornish
Ohio State

William NiauraWilliam Niaura
Director - New Business Development
Bridgestone Americas

This event will include research presentations from researchers from around the world, breakout sessions with industry, government and academic representatives, and a poster session reception. Please submit an abstract describing your research in this area and join us at this important event.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Bio-Based Materials Innovations & Applications
  • Biomass Conversion Technologies
  • Biodiesel, Bio-Alcohols, & Biogas
  • Algae Technologies & Applications
  • Conversion of Waste Streams & the Circular Economy
  • Natural Rubber from Domestic Sources
  • Other

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Submit Your Abstract

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