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Renewable Chemicals

Sugar as the New Crude* Oil, Fueling a Growing Chemicals Industry

<p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-LEFT: 12px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px"> <BR>2nd Annual</p> <p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 12px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px"> <span class="eventheader"> <strong>Renewable Chemicals </strong> </span> </p> <p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 12px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px">Sugar as the New Crude* Oil, Fueling a Growing Chemicals Industry</p> <p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 12px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: -10px;"> <strong>October 18–19, 2012 • Marriott West Loop • Houston, Texas</strong> </p>     

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Where are the Key Developments Taking Place in Bio-based Chemicals? Hear from these Outstanding Speakers:

  • Shefali Algoo, ACS Green Chemistry Institute
  • Joe Fox, Ashland Performance Materials
  • Pulakesh Mukherjee, BASF Venture Capital
  • George R. Baskin, Burns & McDonnell Engineering
  • James Evangelow, Chemical Strategies
  • Martin A. Mitchell, Clariant
  • Vonnie Estes, Codexis
  • Bob Bernacki, Gevo
  • M. Pete He, Henkel Consumer Goods
  • Maryanne Maldonado, Houston Technology Center
  • Juan Sacoto, Informa Economics Inc.
  • Jennifer Holmgren, LanzaTech
  • Brian Baynes, Midori Renewables
  • Steve Gatto, Myriant Corporation
  • Mike Rosenberg, OPX Biotechnologies
  • Sam Nejame, Promotum
  • Tim Brown, Renmatix
  • Tyler Smith, Rivertop Renewables
  • Roger Conway, Rosslyn Advisors LLC
  • Tim Dummer, Solazyme, Inc.
  • John May, Stern Brothers & Co.
  • Karl Doenges, SweetWater Energy Inc.
  • Mark Jones, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Joe Repman, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Linda A. Beltz, Weyerhaeuser Corporation
  • Chris Wilcox, ZeaChem

Rave Reviews from Last Year's Attendees:

"Conference met expectations in that I became informed in areas that I was not prior to attending the conference, especially in the area of enzymatic and metabolic processes."

"A great meeting place for leaders in the industry. Everyone in the room is someone you want to talk to."

A Great Venue for Networking

Platts Renewable Chemicals conference attracts a high level, diverse group of attendees. These are some of the companies attending last year (2011):

  • ADM
  • American Chemical Society
  • Algenol
  • Amyris
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Ashland Performance Materials
  • BASF Plant Science
  • BASF Venture Capital
  • BBI International
  • BioAmber
  • Bioformix
  • BP
  • Braskem
  • Buckeye Technologies
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • butyfuel LLC
  • Calmet Specialty Products
  • Central Indiana Ethanol
  • CGB Enterprises
  • Chem Tex
  • Chemtrusion
  • Codexis
  • Dow Chemical
  • DSM
  • DuPont
  • Elevance
  • Evonik Degussa
  • ExxonMobil
  • Flagship Ventures
  • Genera Energy
  • Genomatica
  • Glycos Biotechnologies
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Green Biologics
  • GTL Resources
  • Hamilton Clark & Company
  • Heidrick & Struggles
  • Houston Technology Center
  • Huntsman
  • IAE
  • IALR
  • Intellectual Ventures
  • Iogen
  • Iowa State University
  • IRI Group
  • Kansas Alliance for Biorefining
  • Lincolnway Energy
  • LS9
  • MBI
  • MeadWestvaco
  • Mendel Biotechnology
  • Metabolix
  • Mintz Levin Cohn
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nexant
  • Nova Molecular
  • Novasep
  • OPX Biotechnologies
  • Passmore Group
  • Passport Capital
  • Petronas
  • Platts
  • POET
  • Praxair
  • Promotum
  • Protec Fuel management
  • Rennovia
  • REPREVE Renewables
  • Rice University
  • Roquette
  • Rosslyn Advisors
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Stagg Resource Consultants
  • Stern Brothers
  • SweetWater Energy
  • Swiss Federation Institute of Technology
  • Targray Technology International
  • Terrabon
  • TerViva BioEnergy
  • ThermoChem Recovery International
  • University of Tokyo Edge Capital
  • Vencon Management
  • Victaulic
  • Vinmar Projects
  • Weyerhaeuser Corporation
  • WM
  • ZeaChem
  • ...and others from press and associations

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