13-14 March 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands

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The Bio-based Chemicals Conference and Exhibition will return for a 5th year as part of Europe’s largest bioeconomy event – the 8th Annual World Biofuels Markets. Taking place in Rotterdam at the Beurs-World Trade Center, the 2013 event promises to build upon the success of 2012 to deliver the latest strategy updates from the chemical giants, news from the successful joint ventures of the past 12 months and key supply chain overviews as bio- based chemicals and products continue towards commercialisation.

Bio-based Chemicals 2012 in figures

250 industry leading attendees

43% of delegates at Director level and above

35 senior level speakers

40 countries represented

To download the brochure for the full agenda please visit: www.worldbiofuelsmarkets.com/biochem

Key Speakers Include:

· Marcel Lubben, Vice President, Bio-based Chemicals & Materials, DSM Bio-based Products & Services

· Gesa Behnken, Head of New Technologies, Bayer MaterialScience

· Senior Representative, DuPont

· Brad D. Rodgers, R&D Director, Sustainable Packaging & Materials, PepsiCo Advanced Research

· Frédéric Jouin, Director, Global Packaging Platform for Dairy Products, Danone

· Mark M. Mleziva, Senior Research Manager, Kimberly-Clark

· Peter Nieuwenhuizen, Director, Future Proof Supply Chains, AkzoNobel

· Tom van Aken, Chief Executive Officer, Avantium

· Babette Pettersen, Chief Commercial Officer, BioAmber

· K’Lynne Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Elevance

· Marc Delcourt, Chief Executive Officer, Global Bioenergies

· Fred Moesler , Chief Technology Officer, Renmatix

· Michael Knauf, Chief Executive Officer, Rivertop Renewables

· Atul Thakrar, Chief Executive Officer, Segetis

· Robert Walsh, Chief Commercial Officer, ZeaChem

· Will van den Tweel, General Manager, Reverdia

· Iain Gilmore, Vice President, New Products Business, Davy Process Technology

· Paul Caswell, Executive Vice President, International Business Development, Cathay Industrial Biotech

· Ulrich Kettling, Global Director, Biotechnology & Biorefineries, Biotech & Renewables Center, Clariant

· Els Schulten, Manager, Operations, Bioprocess Pilot Facility

· Mike Lanahan, Vice President, Product Commercialization, Agrivida

· Nadav Dobrin, Senior Process Engineer, Tenova Bateman Technologies

· Thomas Huot, Managing Director, Vantage Point Capital Partners

· David Berry, Partner, Flagship Ventures – 60 second interview

· Josko Bobanovic, Partner, Green Chemistry and Bioenergy, Sofinnova Partners – 60 second interview

· Pascal Siegwart, Investment Partner, Aster Capital

· John Williams, Head of Materials, NNFCC

· Murray McLaughlin, President, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

· Samhitha Udupa, Research Analyst, Lux Research

Topics covered at Bio- based Chemicals 2013

· Towards an Integrated Chemicals Supply Chain

· Updates on the Latest Joint Ventures

· Finance for Commercial Scale Production

· The Most Cutting Edge Bio-based Chemical Processes Revealed

· Integrating Sustainability at all stages of the Chemical Supply Chain

· Realising Cost Effective Cellulosic Feedstocks

· Join the End User Debate

Who will you meet at Bio-based Chemicals 2012?

· Chemical companies

· Bio-based chemical producers

· Consumer market leaders

· Venture capitalists and other investors

· Hardware providers

· Industrial biotech companies

· Consultants and engineers

· Law firms

· Research bodies

Site Visit

This year we are giving you the opportunity to discover first-hand the advantages of a multi-function bioprocessing facility as part of a guided tour. Taking place on 12 March, prior to the conference, registered delegates will be given the opportunity to tour the Biotech Campus Delft (BTCD), located in Delft North on DSM’s premises, and visit the Biopress Pilot Facility (BPF).

For more information and to register for the event visit www.worldbiofuelsmarkets.com/biochem

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