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2022 AFCC Global Biobased Economy
In-Person
Conference & Exhibit
November 6-8, 2022

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

​This is the SECOND AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference!

AFCC Conference and Exhibition
In-Person
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Washington, DC
November 6 - 8, 2022

​The conference will focus on promoting Industrial Biotechnology throughout this three-day conference and exhibition. To kick off the event there will be a reception on Sunday evening, November 6, 2022 from 5:00 -7:00 p.m., included in the registration of the conference. 

​The conference will include featured speakers during Breakout sessions, Plenary Programs, Workshops and Poster Presentations on the following subjects:

  • Global biobased economy

  • Recycling, Composting, Biodegradation

  • Biobased product manufacturing and certification

  • DOE’s Loan Program Office for Title 17 Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program, and USDA's Energy Title IX Section 9003, Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program, which helps to support and stimulate innovation by providing loan guarantees that allow companies to commercialize first-of-a-kind technologies to produce biofuels, renewable chemicals, and biobased products

  • And other key federal agency programs

  • Hear about financing strategies, creative ways to finance your projects and companies with equity, debt and insurance

  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) in connection with industrial biotechnology projects
     

​Four Educational Subjects will be the Theme Throughout the Conference

  • Biobased Manufacturing: Renewable Chemicals, Bioplastics, Biomaterials Creating a Cleaner Planet

  • Sustainable Feedstocks, Biofuels, Food and Feed Products Driving Decarbonization

  • Renewable Specialty Chemicals

  • Synthetic Biology, Alternative Proteins, Regenerative Agriculture, Food & Fiber, Biofuels

Summary of Events

The four subjects listed above will disseminated into the following sessions:

  • Plenary

  • Breakout Sessions

  • Workshop Sessions

  • Poster Presentations

  • Symposiums

  • Exhibits

Speakers

We will have top-of-the-industry speakers presenting conference-focused information at our breakout sessions, Workshops, Symposiums, and in the Plenary program. Learn more about our speakers from updates to this website. 

The conference is being held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center (a Marriott Hotel) in Washington, DC. The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center opened on July 1, 2021, following a $64 million renovation! We have a limited block of Hotel rooms available at special rates for the conference. Be sure to book your hotel room soon since they are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. The sooner you make your hotel reservation, the better. Use the link from the AFCC website for the best hotel prices.  

We are grateful to the multiple sponsors supporting the conference. Please see Conference Sponsors.

Be sure to visit the exhibitors and meet government agency procurement officers. Biobased product manufacturers will exhibit their products and share information on the benefits of biobased products compared with the less environmentally friendly products they are designed to replace.

Conference Overview
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