Seminars & Webinars: Biobased Products, Biotechnology
The Algae Biomass Summit was the largest algae conference in the world. This is where leading producers of algae products went to network with industry suppliers and technology providers, where project developers conversed with utility executives, and where researchers and technology developers rubbed elbows with venture capitalists. B&C was a proud sponsor. B&C Senior Chemist Richard E. Engler chaired "Legal, IP, and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities" on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.
The theme of the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting was “Chemistry of the People, by the People, for the People.” B&C Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson presented “Genetic Engineering, Chemistry, and Consumers” on August 22.
The International Bar Association 4th Mediterranean Conference will focus on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in the Mediterranean Region. B&C Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson will present “Modern Agriculture and Technology” on June 6. For a copy of Ms. Bergeson's presentation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology was the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor.
ABLC2016 was the gathering point for the top leaders in the Advanced Bioeconomy — bringing together the entire spectrum of advanced Fuels, Chemicals & Materials CEOs and senior executives, financiers, policymakers, and industry suppliers. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) were proud sponsors. B&C Senior Chemist Richard E. Engler and BRAG Executive Director Kathleen M. Roberts spoke.
Hosted by the Wilson Center. Panelists included Lynn L. Bergeson discussed how synthetic biology applications would be regulated by the U.S. Coordinated Framework for Regulation of Biotechnology, how this would affect the market pathway of these applications and whether the existing framework will protect human health and the environment.
The Algae Biomass Summit was the largest algae conference in the world. This is where leading producers of algae products went to network with industry suppliers and technology providers, where project developers conversed with utility executives, and where researchers and technology developers rubbed elbows with venture capitalists. Richard E. Engler participated on the panel discussion "Legal, Regulatory, and Political Considerations in Commercializing Algae Products." Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor.
ABLC2015 was the gathering point for the top leaders in the Advanced Bioeconomy — bringing together the entire spectrum of advanced Fuels, Chemicals & Materials CEOs and senior executives, financiers, policymakers, and industry suppliers. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) were proud sponsors. Kathleen M. Roberts participated on the Policy Outlook panel, and Richard E. Engler presented a session on “Class 2 Substances and the TSCA Inventory.”
The 6th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based & Sustainable Chemicals Summit was co-located with InformEx 2015 in New Orleans, LA, and provided attendees with unparalleled networking opportunities and access to the both conferences. Lynn L. Bergeson and Kathleen M. Roberts were proud to be on the Advisory Board for the summit, and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. moderated a panel, “The Rise of Renewable Feedstocks: Enabling a New Generation of Chemicals,” on February 4, 2015.
The ninth annual BIO Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy is the original conference dedicated solely to the growth of the industrial biotechnology and bioenergy sectors in North America and the Asia-Pacific region. B&C affiliate the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) was a proud sponsor of the “Women in Biotechnology” Reception, December 7, 2014. BRAG Executive Director Kathleen Roberts welcomed attendees to the reception, at which the inaugural BIO Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in Industrial Biotechnology was presented.
A program for U.S. businesses. This two-day event brings together 23 experts in global chemicals regulation. Through presentations, round table discussions and Q&As, delegates will hear about the latest regulatory challenges facing the safe management of chemicals and learn how best to respond. Kathleen M. Roberts, Vice-President of B&C Consortia Management, will present a session on “The Biobased Economy and Green Chemistry – U.S. Regulatory Background.” Click here for more information.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and affiliate The Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG) were proud sponsors. The Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference Series has become one of the largest gatherings of Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals and Biomaterials Operating Company CEOs and senior executives, strategic partners, financiers, equity analysts, policymakers and industry suppliers in the Advanced Biofuels & Renewable Chemicals and Biomaterials industries in North America. ABLC NEXT featured: The Store of the Future right inside the conference event - where you could have seen, heard, touched and tasted the new fuels, products and biomaterials that are coming to shelves and pumps right now - and many that are coming in the very near future; fresh faces illuminating the hottest topics in the industry - - the new superdiesels, ethanols and jet fuels, specialty chemicals & nutraceuticals, magic microbes & catalysts, plastics, nylons and biomaterials. Hot export markets and partnership opportunities abroad. Biogas and natural gas. Carbon Capture and Re-Use. Bolt-ons and retrofits and co-locations. Kathleen M. Roberts, Executive Director of BRAG, spoke on the how the results of the November election might impact the regulatory landscape for the biobased chemical community. Click here for more information.
U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) hosted its seventh annual conference—Biomass 2014: Growing the Future Bioeconomy. Co-hosted with Advanced Biofuels USA, this year's conference took place at the Washington Convention Center. As in past years, Biomass 2014 brought together top government officials and members of Congress—with industry leaders and experts from across the bioenergy supply chain—to continue ongoing dialogue about the critical challenges and key opportunities for the industry. The event focussed on the innovative technologies, priority pathways, financing strategies, and public policies needed to grow the bioeconomy of the future. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., was a proud sponsor. For more information click here.
As the longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, GC&E invites scientists, decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings, and discuss the science of the future. B&C affiliate the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG™) presented "Regulatory Landscape & Implications for Innovation," Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Speakers and topics included:
Lynn L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., Moderator
Emily Tipaldo, American Chemistry Council
"State chemical management initiatives: Green chemistry? Or, something else?"
Sookie Hong, 3E Company Department of Regulatory Research
"REACHing Asia in a green chemistry environment: Initiative, implementation and impact"
Andrew Shafer, Elevance Renewable Sciences
Caroline Cox, Center for Environmental Health
"Moving California towards flame retardant-free furniture and baby products"
The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was proud sponsor of the Renewable Chemical Platforms and Biobased Materials track, and with our affiliate the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG) presented a session to educate and equip attendees to address the critical regulatory issues along the path to commercialization. Topics included:
- Overview of the 90-day EPA new chemical notification review process
- Filling out the PMN form – Top Ten Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
- Challenges posed by chemical identity/nomenclature
- What if EPA needs more data – addressing substances that may be difficult to test
- Leveraging successfully pollution prevention benefits
The premier biobased and sustainable chemicals information and networking event for biobased start-ups, global chemical majors, brand owners, feedstock providers, venture capitalists, and academics. This year’s Summit provided a detailed overview of the critical developments the industry is currently facing, including innovative feedstocks, end-user applications, and progress of established and new chemical production platforms and applications. Lynn L. Bergeson was chairman of the event and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and B&C affiliate the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG) were proud sponsors. Click here for more information.
Kathleen M. Roberts presented “The Here and Now of TSCA Regulations on Biobased Chemicals” on December 10th. Click here for more information.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was an exhibitor. Click here for more information.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. is a proud sponsor. Lynn L. Bergeson and Kathleen M. Roberts presented a workshop “Commercializing Renewable Chemicals and TSCA: Getting To Yes.” Click here for a copy of the presentation.
Lynn L. Bergeson, James V. Aidala, and Charles M. Auer presented a workshop entitled “Integrating TSCA into Commercialization Plans for Renewable Chemicals."