Special Events

Special Events at the AFCC Conference

Join us for Special Events at the 2021 AFCC Conference​

With your paid reservation for the 2021 AFCC Conference, you are invited to all of the following events!

Welcoming Reception

Join our kick-off event for the first AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference & Exhibit. 

Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be passed around.

Catch up with colleagues and make new connections at this networking event.

  • 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, Sunday, November 14

  • Cherry Blossom Lobby

Grand Exhibit Hall Reception

The Grand Hall Reception is centrally located in the heart of the exhibit floor. This is a perfect opportunity to network with global attendees over inspired food and drinks.

You will be able to see all of the new and innovative ideas in the field of industrial biotechnology, chat with exhibitors and network with other attendees.

In addition you'll be able to meet and discuss innovative technological advancements with poster presenters.

  • 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, Monday November 15

  • Prince George's Exhibit Hall A

Continental Breakfast

On both days at the conference, Monday and Tuesday, a full breakfast buffet including a selection of coffees and teas will be available.

  • Monday and Tuesday in the Plenary Programs

  • Cherry Blossom Ballroom


On both days at the conference, Monday and Tuesday, lunch will be available including a selection of coffees, teas and sodas will be available.

  • Monday and Tuesday

  • Cherry Blossom Ballroom


Refreshment Breaks

On both days at the conference, Monday and Tuesday, snacks, sodas, water, coffee and tea will be available at every morning and afternoon break. More networking opportunities!

  • Monday and Tuesday inside the Prince George's Exhibit Hall