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Call for Papers: Bio-Based Chemicals and Products (San Francisco, September)

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 1:00:00 AM

resizedgolden-gate-bridge-690711_960_720.jpgHere at Bio-Based World News, we are delighted to be helping take bio-based innovations from the lab to the market. And today we offer our readers an opportunity to present their bio-based innovation to a leading industry delegation in September in San Francisco.

Bio-Based Chemicals World and Bio-Based Products World bring together sustainable leaders with bio-based innovations to accelerate adoption of these new alternatives.

The World Series comes to San Francisco on September 26-27th and we are currently accepting proposals for papers from chemical companies, bio-based manufacturers, sustainable brands and retailers shaping the future of the industry.

To see the provisional agenda please click here. We are currently accepting papers across the following topics:


  • Sustainable brand visions impacting the triple bottom line (social, financial and environmental)
  • Overcoming sustainable product adoption challenges in a multi-layered business
  • Innovative partnerships to bring sustainable products to fruition
  • Understanding consumer demands, shifting behaviors and purchase drivers.
  • Embedding sustainable values at the core of the business

Previous Bio-Based Products World speakers include:


  • Caroline Laurie, Head of Sustainability, Kingfisher
  • Puneet Trehan, Sustainability Innovation Director, IKEA
  • Daniel Gonzaga, R&D Director, Natura
  • Marianna Ralli, Scientific Affairs Manager, Korres Natural Products
  • Marie Wheat, BioPreferred Program Manager, USDA
  • Pierre Royer, Head of Sustainability, Castorama
  • Tom Domen, Innovation Manager, Ecover
  • François Court, CIO, Bostik
  • Stephanie Triau, CEO, Bioserie

Bio-based chemical innovations:

Topics being accepted on the following:

  • Quantifying the cost and performance opportunity of bio-based products
  • Commercialization and the valley of death
  • Attracting investment and finding partners
  • Defining your end market; what do users want?

Past Bio-Based Chemicals World speakers include:


  • Nathan Kemeling, Director Business Development, Avantium
  • Tomi Nyman, Manager, Strategy and New Ventures, Neste
  • Henrike Gebhardt, Senior Project Manager, Evonik
  • Jean Luc Dubois, Scientific Director, Arkema
  • Marco Jansen, Renewable Chemicals Europe and North America, Braskem Netherlands, BV
  • Robert Wedinger, CEO, Rennovia
  • Alex Miles, Director, Commercial Development, Europe, Enerkem
  • Marcel Lubben, President, Reverdia
  • Markus Hummelsberger,
 Marketing & Sales Director, Succinity

Presentation places at these specialist shows are strictly limited and very popular!

How do I get to speak? 

Please ask any questions and submit your application by Friday 29th April by contacting Daniel Loosemore, Co-Founder & General Manager at or to learn more, please call (+44) 207 045 0900

 We look forward to hearing from you! 

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