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Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the State of Hawaii and the American Chemical Society

Pacific Rim Summit to Feature Industrial Biotechnology Research on Renewable Energy, Sustainable Environment and Climate Change

Honolulu, HI | Posted on August 1st, 2007

WHAT: A three-day conference to discuss the latest cutting-edge
developments in industrial biotechnology, including all forms
of bioenergy production, biobased products and chemicals, food
ingredients and fragrances, novel applications and
nanotechnology, and marine biotechnology and bioprospecting.

WHO: Scientists, government officials, industry executives and
investors from North America and throughout the Pacific Rim

Confirmed speakers include:
Volkert Claassen, Vice President White Biotechnology, DSM
Neal Gutterson, President and CEO, Mendel Biotechnology
Andy Karsner, Assistant Secretary for Office of Energy
Efficiency & Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
Jiayang Li, Vice President, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Richard E. (Rick) Zalesky, Vice President, Biofuels & Hydrogen
Business Unit, Chevron Technology Ventures, LLC

WHEN: November 14 - 16, 2007

WHERE: Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, Hawaii

The Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy is co-hosted by BIO, the American Chemical Society, and the State of Hawaii with support from BIOTECanada, AusBiotech and the Chemical Institute of Canada.

For more information and to register, visit Registration is complimentary for credentialed members of the media.


About Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and 31 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the annual BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry.

Upcoming BIO Events

BIO Mid-America VentureForum 2007
Milwaukee, Wis.
September 24-26, 2007

BIO InvestorForum 2007
San Francisco, Calif.
October 9-11, 2007

BIO-Europe 2007 International Partnering Conference
Hamburg, Germany
November 12-14, 2007

BIO International Convention
San Diego, Calif.
June 17-20, 2008

Visit for more information on all upcoming events.

For more information, please click here

Biotechnology Industry Organization, (BIO)
Tracy Krughoff, 202-312-9274

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