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The Forum on Emerging Technologies – What’s on the Horizon?
Monday, April 30 • 9:00 am–11:45 am
Special Session-America Invents Act
Monday, April 30 • 8:00 am–8:50 am
Co-Presenters: Paul S. Tully, Ph.D., Partner, and Jeremy E. Noe, Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP, USA.
The Forum on Emerging Technologies encompassed global discussions on matters that affect the future of our industries. These informative sessions expanded beyond the science to address how these critical issues impact the business of fats and oils.
Organizer: Chris Dayton, Director – Fats and Oils Processing, Bunge Ltd., NY, USA
The presentations in this session demonstrated the ability to obtain, analyze, record, and interact with both the process and the business needs for real time data using spectral techniques traditionally used in the laboratory. More...
Co-Organizer: Ena Cratsenburg, VP – Business Development, Amyris, CA, USA;
Jeffrey J. Scheibel, Principal Scientist, The Procter & Gamble Co., USA
Sustainability is becoming more and more important as companies look to improve their environmental
footprint and reduce reliance on petroleum-derived products. More...
Organizer: Amy Lopez, Web Content Strategy Manager, AOCS, IL, USA
How businesses are utilizing new technologies and social media to their advantage, and what challenges
are being faced. More...
Organizers: Frank Flider, VP – Nutrition, Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., AZ, USA; Howard Knapp, MD, Big Sky
Medical Research, MT, USA
Structure, application, fundamentals, Omega-3s, and health/nutrition implications. More...
Organizer: Jose A. Olivares, PhD., Executive Director, National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts, NM, USA
The session focused on developing an understanding of the oils from non-traditional renewable sources,
e.g., cellulose, castor, jatropha, algae, etc. More...