New Speaker to Discuss Energy Programs and Policies Under the Obama Administration

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Hands-on Interactive Workshop - Advanced Biofuels Commercialization and the Obama Administration - April 20, 2009.

Cambridge Healthtech Institute announces its Second Annual Advanced Biofuels Development Summit, to be held April 20-21, 2009 at the Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C. This conference is aimed at addressing key issues surrounding the creation of "economic sustainability" for advanced biofuels. Prior to the main conference a hands-on interactive workshop will focus on the Obama Administration's emerging biofuels policies, programs and initiatives. Newly added speaker Roger Conway, Director, Office of Energy Policies and New Uses, OCE, USDA will be a featured speaker at the workshop. Conway will provide insight into the developing policies and programs for advanced biofuels under the new administration.

Other noted presenters participating in this unique workshop designed to help answer the industry's most pressing questions as they relate to the new administration, include: Joan Glickman, Director of Outreach, Renewable Energy, Office of Biomass, US Department of Energy, Rick Gilmore, President and Chief Executive Officer, The GIC Group, Inc. and Jennifer Hannesschlager, Ph.D., Managing Director, Washington D.C., McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP.

The conference program will provide case studies of leading corporate financings, alliances and public/private partnerships allow for the access of creative financing strategies and sources and provide unique networking and business development opportunities. Intricately involved as corporate sponsors of this event are ICM, Inc. and McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP.

Conference Session Topics Include:

  • Business Models and Strategies - Moving from Emerging Technology to Commercial Success
  • Financing and Partnering for Advanced Biofuels Development
  • Emerging Feedstocks and Process Technologies
  • International Biofuels Development

For full details and to register for the conference and/or pre-conference workshop, please visit
http://www.biofuels-summit.com.

To receive a press pass, email Tracey Fielding at tfielding(at)healthtech.com

About Cambridge Healthtech Institute:
Founded in 1992, Cambridge Healthtech Institute (http://www.chicorporate.com) is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI's portfolio of products includes Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conferences, Insight Pharma Reports, Cambridge Marketing Consultants, Cambridge Meeting Planners and Cambridge Healthtech's Media Group, which includes numerous e-newsletters as well as Bio-IT World magazine.

Founded in 1992, Cambridge Healthtech Institute strives to develop quality information sources that provide valuable new insights and competing points of view while offering balanced coverage of the latest developments. Basic research related to commercial implications is covered, with heavy emphasis placed on end-user insights into new products and technology as well as coverage on the strategy behind the business.

Contact:
Bill Lundberg
Conference Producer
Cambridge Healthtech Institute
(781) 972-1346

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