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The Forum on Emerging Technologies – What’s on the Horizon?


Forum Topics

Analytical Horizons
 
Communication and Computer Technology in the Workplace
 
Functional Lipids
 
Renewable Oils for Biobased Products

Special Session

Maximizing Yield: Optimal Strategies for Obtaining and Enforcing Patent Rights in the Wake of the America Invents Act

 Monday, April 30 • 9:00 am–11:45 am

Breaking the Paradigm: Sustainable Use of Resources and Technologies

Co-Organizer: Ena Chan Cratsenburg, V.P. Business Development, Amyris, 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.  This forum addressed various issues related to sustainable resources and technologies, and provided a roadmap to bring these alternative technologies to market

Schedule of Presentations 
9:00–9:20 am Overview – The Growing Market for Renewable Products.
Ena Chan Cratsenburg, V.P. Business Development, Amyris, USA, and
Jeffrey J. Scheibel, Principal Scientist, The Procter & Gamble Co., USA.
   
9:20–9:40 am Barriers to Mainstream Adoption.
TBD
   
9:40–10:10 am Emerging Technologies Review.
TBD
   
10:10–10:30 am Feasibility Approaches – Connect & Develop.
Jeffrey J. Scheibel, Principal Scientist, The Procter & Gamble Co., USA
   
10:30–11:00 am Navigating the Legal Issues with Partnerships.
Amy Toro, Partner, Covington & Burling, USA.
   
11:00–11:20 am Chartering the Regulatory Path for Renewables.
Brian Sansoni , Vice President, Communication/Membership, American Cleaning Institute, USA.
   
11:40–11:45 am Q&A – Panel Discussion.
Moderators: Ena Chan Cratsenburg, V.P. Business Development, Amyris, USA,
Jeffrey J. Scheibel, Principal Scientist, The Procter & Gamble Co., USA.
Panelists: (ALL)