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Conference Event Details

AFCC Conference Event Details

Below are links to all of the information and events at the 2021 In-Person AFCC Biobased Economy Conference being held in Washington, DC, from November 14 - 16, 2021.

Main Educational Subjects


Learn more about the three main educational tracks at the FIRST AFCC Conference.


Hotel Information


The 2021 Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference is being held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC. There is a limited block of hotel rooms available at special rates for all attendees. The reserved rooms are limited and are available on a first-come-first-served basis so book your room soon

Conference Reservations


Reserve your spot at the conference - don't miss out on this important, informational and networking event!

Plenary Program


Attendees will learn about the necessary factors to successful commercialization and decarbonization in sustainable aviation fuels, alternative fuels, renewable chemicals (includes bioplastics), biomaterials, food ingredients and additives, flavors and fragrances, alternative proteins, and regenerative agriculture.

Breakout Sessions


Breakout Sessions are 90 minutes with each one having one moderator with a maximum of four speakers. Breakout sessions will be focused on the three main educational subjects. 

Workshop Sessions


The Workshop sessions are for those who seek to grow their industrial biotechnology knowledge, investment opportunities, government funding and for those seeking capital and sustainable solutions to real-world problems. These workshops will be packed with high energy and a must-attend event.

Poster Presentations


Poster Presentations, the presentation of research by an individual or group, will be illustrating the goals, methods and outcomes of various research projects. The presentations will be presented in an informal environment during one or more of the social events planned. All Poster Presentations will be made available to all participants in the conference program.

Speaker Information


Speaker information will be presented as the information is available.

Exhibitor Information


Exhibitors at this conference will be from the private and government sector. If you are an attendee of the conference, take the time to visit and talk to the Exhibitors; they have a wealth of industry knowledge if you just take a few minutes to get to now them. Find out how easy it is to become an Exhibitor.  

Sponsorship Information


Become an AFCC Conference Sponsor! Sponsorship at the AFCC Conference will increase your visibility, enhance your existing business relationships, and foster new collaborations. Sponsorship opportunities can be taken individually, or combined in countless combinations in order to maximize your resources, and ensure a successful experience at the conference.

Program Committee Members


Program Committee members have spent hours reviewing abstracts for this conference.

Call for Abstracts


Submitted Abstracts should describe the topic you would like to present at the AFCC conference, highlighting your argument, evidence and contribution to the historical literature. Abstracts are restricted to 250 words. Be sure to orient your abstract to the three main educational subject areas. Find out more details on submitting your Abstract.

Special Events


We have many special events planned for our attendees. Join us for drinks, hors d'oeuvres, breakfasts, lunches and more.

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