Scientists to Talk Biofuels at Symposium

Cindy Zimmerman

biotech symposiumThe 31st Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals is coming up May 3-6 in San Francisco, with more than 800 scientists expected to attend sessions on topics ranging from commercialization of biofuels and their long-term sustainability to emerging technologies and turning algae into fuel.

Government and private sector support for research, development and deployment of renewable fuels and chemicals technologies is at an all time high. This year’s Symposium provides a superb forum for experts from around the world to gather to discuss the latest research breakthroughs and results in this exciting and growing field. This year’s scientific program is designed to facilitate effective exchange of new information and technical progress among attendees from industrial, academic, and government sectors.

The meeting is organized by the Society for Industrial Microbiology, hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Biomass Program. More information is available here.

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