BBEST 2020-21/BIOFUTURE SUMMIT II CONFERENCES: BRINGING TOGETHER THE POLICIES, INNOVATION, AND SCIENCE TO ENABLE A SUSTAINABLE LOW CARBON BIOECONOMY

BBEST 2020-21/BIOFUTURE SUMMIT II Conferences
bringing together the policies, innovation, and science to enable a sustainable low carbon bieconomy.

Join us for three days of webinars and access to 150 digital poster presentations.

Check out some highlights from the virtual segment and all the content you will access as a participant.

  • Bento Albuquerque – Minister, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil
  • Fatih Birol – Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Marco Antonio Zago – President, FAPESP, Brazil
  • Sarquis Sarquis – Secretary for Economy and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil
  • Sergio Segovia – President, Apex-Brasil, Brazil
  • Glaucia Mendes Souza – University of São Paulo and FAPESP Bioenergy Program: BIOEN 2020-2030, Brazil
  • Luiz A.Horta Nogueira – University of Campinas UNICAMP, Brazil
  • Renato D.Godinho – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Biofuture Platform Chairperson, Brazil

Mini Policy Forum with Q&A session – The single most important policy for accelerating the Bioeconomy

  • Danielle M.Silva Conde – Deputy Superintendent of Biofuels and Quality of Products, ANP Regulatory Agency, Brazil
  • Hans Van Steen – Acting Director, Renewables, Research and Innovation, Energy Efficiency, DG-ENER, European Commission (TBC)
  • Ir. Kees W. Kwant – Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, Netherlands
  • Paolo Frankl – Head, Renewable Energy Division, IEA
  • Paula Vieira – Director of Transportation and Alternative Fuels Division at the Office of Energy Efficiency at Natural Resources, Canada
  • Stephanie Batchelor – Vice President of the Industrial and Environmental Section, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, BIO (TBC)
  • Renato D.Godinho – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Biofuture Platform Chairperson, Brazil

FAPESP BIOEN Program Coordinators will discuss the next decade of the program goals. Join us in a debate of the challenges and actions needed in research that can lead to the increase of biomass yields and diversification of feedstock options, the development of efficient and competitive biomass conversion platforms, the improvement of energy efficiency and sustainability of bioenergy end use and the acceleration of the transition to a bioeconomy.

  • Heitor Cantarella – Agronomic Institute of Campinas & FAPESP BIOEN, Brazil
  • Luis Fernando Cassinelli – BIOEN-FAPESP, Brazil
  • Luiz A. Horta Nogueira – University of Campinas UNICAMP, Brazil
  • Rubens Maciel – University of Campinas UNICAMP, Brazil
  • Glaucia Mendes Souza – University of São Paulo and FAPESP Bioenergy Program: BIOEN 2020-2030, Brazil

The best of BBEST 2020: the authors of outstanding poster presentations in the categories Undergrad, MS, DR, and Post-Doc will receive an award in the Closing Session

  • Luís Eugênio Mello – FAPESP, Brazil
  • Luiziana Ferreira – University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Marcelo Menossi – University of Campinas UNICAMP, Brazil
  • Clarissa Forecchi – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil

The Conference will be held through the virtual conference platform Whova, allowing you to dynamically interact with all participants of the conference, showing your results and getting access to important information and webinars about Bioenergy and Bioeconomy.

There is much more to come. Stay tuned!

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