AAAS 2018 Annual Meeting ǀ Austin, USA

15 February 2018 to 19 February 2018

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting brings together thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policy-makers, and journalists from around the world to discuss recent developments in science and technology. This meeting is one of the largest and most widely recognized global science gatherings with exciting scientific sessions, renowned speakers, and valuable networking opportunities.

BBI JU will host the session "Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking: A Model for Catalyzing Sustainable Bio-Based Economic Growth" on 16 February, at 08:00 AM (local time). This session discusses the partnership’s potential to catalyze bio-based economic growth and support the European Commission’s vision of a competitive, innovative, and sustainable Europe, having the following speakers:

  • Sustainable Bioeconomy Development in Europe: Linking the Bio- and Circular Economies, Marcel Wubbolts, Corbion, Gorinchem, Netherlands
  • Biobased Industries Joint Undertaking: A Catalyst for the Bio-Based Economy in Europe, Eleni Zika, Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, Brussels, Belgium
  • Innovation for a Bio-Based Economy: Key Scientific and Technological Developments, Kevin O'Connor, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

More information will be available soon.