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SAFE Track

AFCC Conference SAFE Track:
Inaugural Sustainable Alternative Materials for the Environment (SAFE) New Track featured on Wednesday, November 20

We invite you to attend the entire New Track by registering using the following link. Register now to catch the Early Bird!

Schedule of Events:


7 AM to 8 AM
8 AM to 9:30 AM


 

 

 


9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

 

 

 

 


11:30 AM to 12:30 PM


 

 

 

 

12:30 AM to 2:00 PM

 

 

 

 


2:00 PM to 2:30 PM


2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

 

 

 


5:30 to 7:30 PM

Breakfast
Session 1: USDA Programs & Beginning of Life

  • Biobased Carbon

  • Feedstocks

  • Definition of LCA

  • CI Score


Refreshment Break
Session 2: End of Life: Managed / Unmanaged Waste

  • Biochemical Recycling

  • Food Waste

  • Chemical Recycling

  • Environmental Leakage


Lunch & Session 3: Material Use and Flows

  • Food Waste – using packaging to divert organic waste

  • Volume of Plastics Used

  • How Much Recycled

  • EPR

  • Costs of Utilizing Materials


Session 4: Biopolymer Companies

  • Commercially Available Polymers

  • How are they Made

  • Food is Biopolymer

  • Standards


Refreshment Break
 

Session 5: Brands Feedstock to Consumer Products: Gaps in Supply Chain

Session 6: New Biobased Materials

  • Biomimicry

  • Scale up of Materials Produced in Nature

  • Synthetic Biology to New Materials

  • Policy Strategy


Welcome Reception

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