The 35th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals will be held April 29 – May 2, 2013 in Portland, Oregon, hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The 2013 Symposium will provide an exceptional forum for industrial, academic and government experts from around the world to learn about and discuss the latest progress and breakthroughs in bio-based fuels and chemicals research, development and deployment. The technical program will enable effective exchange of new scientific information among attendees.
A total of 18 oral presentation sessions, 2 poster sessions as well as multiple special topics sessions are planned over three and a half days, with technical topics spanning feedstocks and conversion sciences to process development and biorefinery commercialization and sustainability. The program’s design will provide ample opportunities to engage in informal discussions and professional networking. Participants’ experience also will be enhanced by social activities and optional tours to explore the Portland area.
Call for Abstracts
The call for papers for the Thirty-fifth Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals has opened and the conference organizers invite you to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations. The deadline for abstract submissions is December 14, 2012. Submit an abstract.
Charles D. Scott & Raphael Katzen Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Charles D. Scott and Raphael Katzen Awards. Nominations submitted will be reviewed by the SBFC Awards Committee and winners will be announced on the website. Awards will be presented at the annual banquet, Thursday evening, May 2 at the Hilton Portland Hotel. Deadline for nominations is February 15, 2013. Learn more & download the nomination forms.