8 – 10 November 2011

San Francisco, CA



The Race for Scale

The Green Power Conferences and Biofuels Digest “Advanced Biofuels Markets” conference will feature a large proportion of Advanced Biofuels Company CEOs of the “50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy” — including leading Advanced Biofuels Company Executives, Venture Capitalists and Investment Bankers, Corporate Strategic Investment and Alliance Executives, EPC firms and industry suppliers, who are driving the Commercialization Strategies, and solving the challenges, of Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals Drive to Commercialization. Join us November 8-10, 2011 in San Francisco as we explore and advance the discussion of strategy and execution for the “Race for Scale”

Conference Highlights:

· Over 20 CEO Speakers from the Leading Biofuels and Renewable Chemical Companies

· Announcement of the Winners of the “50 Hottest Companies in BioEnergy” Awards by Biofuels Digest

· Extensive Networking and Business Development Opportunities with leading biofuels company executives, corporate partners and financing sources

Featuring Key Topics Including:

· Transformational Technologies in Advanced Biofuels

· Chemical and Plastic co-Products – Strategies and Building Blocks to Early Profitability

· Advances in Bioprocessing Technologies

· Financing Strategies, Players and Structures

· Financial Analyst Forum for Public Biofuels Companies

· Corporate Strategic Investors

· Partnership Strategies for development and commercialization

· From Pilot to Player – Case Studies in Scale-up

· Meeting the Challenges of Getting to the Market

· International Markets, Partners and Opportunities

· Opportunities in Emerging Advanced Biofuels Feedstocks

· Emerging Advanced Biofuels Markets

Confirmed Speakers include over 20 CEOs from the Leading Biofuels and Renewable Chemical Companies:

Ed Dineen, Chief Executive Officer, LS9
Lee Edwards,
Chief Executive Officer, Virent
Pat Gruber
, Chief Executive Officer, Gevo
Jonathan Wolfson, Chief Executive Officer, Solazyme
Richard Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer, Ceres
Kirk L. Haney, Chief Executive Officer, SG Biofuels

Jim Imbler,
Chief Executive Officer, Zeachem
Arnold Klann,
Chief Executive Officer, BlueFire
Mike McAdams
, Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Biofuels Association
Eric McAfee,
Chief Executive Officer, AE Biofuels
John McCarthy,
Chief Executive Officer, Qteros
Mark Niederschulte, Chief Executive Officer, INEOS Bio

Alan Shaw,
Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Codexis
Bill Sims,
Chief Executive Officer, Joule Biotechnologies
Bill Haywood, Chief Executive Officer, LS9

Cindy Thyfault
, Chief Executive Officer, Westar
Paul Woods, Chief Executive Officer, Algenol
Rick Wilson, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Cobalt Biofuels

Jennifer Holmgren
, Chief Executive Officer, LanzaTech
D. Hunt Ramsbottom
, Chief Executive Officer, Rentech
Vincent Chornet, Chief Executive Officer, Enerkem
Wes Bolsen, CMO and VP Government Affairs, Coskata

Jim Rekoske
, General Manager, UOP
Brooke Coleman, Executive Director, American Ethanol Council
Jose Olivares, Executive Director, NAABB

Mike Ritzenthaler
, Research Analyst, PiperJaffray
Mary Rosenthal,
Executive Director, Algal Biomass Organization
Pavel Molchanov,
Analyst, Raymond James
Don’t just take our word for it, here are some of the comments from the attendees of Advanced Biofuels Markets 2010:

“97% of the US Advanced bioenergy capacity represented” Jim Lane, Editor, Biofuels Digest

“In a sea of biofuels conference opportunities, this is the rare conference that truly delivers value. Excellent speaker line up, nice venue and a host of opportunities to network and build partnerships. A must attend if biofuels and chemicals are core to your long-term strategy.” NAES Corporation

“All the relevant people were assembled under one roof” Afton Chemical Corporation

“The quality and mix of presentations was outstanding and beneficial.” Lurgi, Inc.

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