Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology

September 28-29, 2015

CIB is chaired by Brian Davison, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Jeff Lievense, Genomatica. It will take place September 28-29 at the Bahia Hotel in San Diego, CA.

 

The Call for Abstracts for Poster and Rapid Fire Presentations is finished!

This 2 day workshop features presentations, case studies and interactive discussion on several key areas to highlight the greatest opportunities and hurdles in the developing field of industrial biotechnology for the production of fuels and chemicals. Focus areas will include integrated strain and process design/development, techno-economic analysis, process scaling, and global perspectives. By bringing together leaders in industry, academia, government, and investment to address this timely subject, the workshop will contribute to the continued growth and success of industrial biotechnology.

Organizing Committee

  • Brian Davison, Oak Ridge National Lab (Co-Chair)
  • Jeff Lievense, Genomatica (Co-Chair)
  • Michael Corbett, NNE Pharmaplan
  • Bob Kelly, North Carolina State University
  • Vineet Rajgarhia, VP Biotech R&D, Total New Energies
  • Kevin Sparks, Metabolix

Keynote Speakers

  • Doug Cameron, First Green Partners
  • Geoff Duyk, TPG Alternative & Renewable Technologies

Topics

  • Process Design
  • Techno-Economic Analysis
  • Case Studies on Fuels and Chemicals
  • Process Scaling
  • Strain Development
  • Global Perspectives

Highlights

Proceedings

Proceedings of the Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology are now available: