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2023 AFCC Global Biobased Economy In-Person Conference & Exhibit

Agenda Overview


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2023 (ET)

1:30 to 3:30 PM (ET) - Symposiums​

  • Symposium: Climate Smart Commodities & The Bioeconomy - Baltimore 1

  • Symposium: Development of Standards for Industrial Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology – Recent Progress and Future Opportunities - Baltimore 2

  • Symposium: Unlocking the Value of Algae - Baltimore 3

  • Symposium: SAF Collaboration between AFCC and CAAFI - Baltimore 4


3:30 PM to 5 PM (ET) - Federal Agencies Briefing: Executive Order 14081 to Promote Industrial Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing - Baltimore 5

5 PM to 7 PM - Welcome Reception - Annapolis Ballroom

Join our kick-off event for the 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.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2023 (ET)
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM - Continental Breakfast - Cherry Blossom Lobby
8 AM to 9:30 AM -
Track Breakout Sessions - Baltimore 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
9:30 AM to 10 AM - Refreshment Break - Annapolis Ballroom
10 AM to 11:30 AM -
Track Breakout Sessions - Baltimore 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
11:45 AM to 1:15 PM - Luncheon Plenary Session (includes lunch) - Cherry Blossom Ballroom
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM -
Track Breakout Sessions - Baltimore 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Refreshment Break - Annapolis Ballroom

3:30 PM to 5:00 P - Track Breakout Sessions - Baltimore 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
5:00 to 7:00 PM - Grand Exhibit Hall Reception - Annapolis Ballroom
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.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2023 (ET)
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM - Continental Breakfast - Cherry Blossom Lobby
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM - Breakfast
Plenary Session - Cherry Blossom Ballroom
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Refreshment Break - Annapolis Ballroom
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM -
Workshops - Baltimore 1, 2, 3
11:45 AM to 1:15 PM - Luncheon Plenary Session (includes lunch) - Cherry Blossom Ballroom
1:30 PM to 3:00 P -
Track Breakout Sessions - Baltimore 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Refreshment Break - Annapolis Ballroom
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM -
Track Breakout Sessions - Baltimore 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

November 12-14, 2023
Gaylord Resort & Conference Center
Washington, D.C.

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