On November 1, 2016, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) issued a call for panel session proposals for the 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. Leaders from biotechnology, bioenergy, chemical, consumer products manufacturing, and agricultural industries as well as academia and financial sectors industries are invited to submit proposals to present on groundbreaking research and partnerships in the industrial biobased industry. Specific program tracks for the 2017 World Congress include:


Advanced Biofuels and Biorefinery Platforms;

Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Materials;

Agriculture Crop Technologies and Biomass Supply;

Flavors, Fragrances and Food Ingredients;

Synthetic Biology and Genomics Research;

Research and Technical Presentations; and
Growing Global Biobased Markets.

More information on submitting a proposal is available online. The conference will be held July 23-27, 2017 , in Montreal, Canada.