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Now Accepting Presentation Ideas
Presentation ideas will be accepted for the 2017 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo through February 24, 2017.

The National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo is actively seeking abstracts and presentation ideas from experts interested in discussing these and other topics:

Advanced & Cellulosic Ethanol
  • Project Updates
  • Bolt-On Cellulosic Technologies for Existing Starch-Based Assets
  • Feedstock Development
  • Best Practices in Biomass Supply Chains
  • The Role of Pilot-Scale Production
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Thermochemical Conversion Approaches
  • Biological Conversion Approaches
  • Project Finance
Biodiesel & Other Advanced Biofuels
  • Technology Upgrades: Catalysts, Equipment and New Process Techniques
  • Biodiesel’s Leading Position in an Emerging Carbon Market
  • Policy: RFS, Tax Credit Restructuring and State Policies, including LCFS
  • Co-locating Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel Production at Ethanol Plants
  • Distribution: Biodiesel Imports Rise, Renewable Diesel West Coast Demand Surge
  • Quality and Regulation: ASTM, BQ-9000 and FSMA
  • Global Overview, Domestic Impacts
  • Project Development, Industry Consolidation and Profit Margins
  • Bio-butanol Production and Markets
Each abstract will be reviewed by a steering committee of qualified industry professionals by March 6th. Abstract acceptance and rejection e-mails will be delivered by March 13th and the preliminary agenda (all technical breakout sessions) will be posted online the week of March 20th.

   View Specifications for Speaker Presentation Ideas

Have additional questions? Please send inquiries to:

Tim Portz, Vice President of Content
BBI International
tportz@bbiinternational.com

Specifications for Speaker Presentation Ideas


Specificity: This is crucial for technology or process related abstracts. Make sure your presentation idea promises to convey, in specific terms, how a technology, system or process will improve production, reduce costs, and/or increase value. The abstract should promise to compare a new approach to an old way of doing things, or highlight process/production improvements or technological breakthroughs.

Relevance: The presentation idea should indicate that the presentation will highlight something that will make significant near-term impacts in its given area to a majority of the affected facilities/crops/processes/projects in the region.

Detail: While abstracts do not include schematics, photos, graphics, spreadsheets or pro formas, the abstract should indicate that the speaker will illustrate the effect of the technology/process/business approach by incorporating such visual tools into the presentation.

Understandability: If there are very complex processes or scientific/economic ideas being presented, the abstract should indicate that measures will be taken to make the information understandable (within reason) to a diverse spectrum of conference attendees.

Word Count: While there is technically no limitations on the length of your abstract, we ask that it be 200 to 400 words in length.

Have additional questions? Please send inquiries to:

Tim Portz, Vice President of Content
BBI International
tportz@bbiinternational.com

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