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Conference Event Details

AFCC Conference Event Details

Below are links to all of the information and events at the 2023 AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference and Exhibition being held in Washington, DC, from November 12 - 14, 2023.

Main Educational Subjects​

Learn more about the five main educational tracks at the THIRD AFCC Conference.

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

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

  • Renewable Specialty Chemicals

  • Synthetic Biology, Alternative Protein, Regenerative Agriculture, Food, Fiber, Biofuels

  • Building the Biobased Economy Supply Chain

 

Hotel Information​

The 2023 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 Registrations​

 

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 five main educational subjects. 

  • Biobased Manufacturing and Applications: 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

  • Building the Biobased Economy Supply Chain

Symposia

We are pleased to announce our symposium special events which will be held on Sunday, November 12. The symposiums will be followed by Federal Agencies Leadership Briefing. More information on round table speakers will be presented later this fall.

Workshops

All Workshops will be on Tuesday, November 14, from 10 AM to 11:30 AM. The AFCC Workshop sessions will offer a hands-on approach to learning in addition to skills-building. These sessions will offer a moderated, in-depth discussion among a group of experts offering diverse viewpoints around a particular topic.

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

 

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. 

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 know 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 will be 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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