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AGENDA - BioIndustry Summit

NDSU DEPARTMENT OF AG AND BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING,
BIOSCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH DAKOTA
and THE RED RIVER VALLEY RESEARCH CORRIDOR



MAY 21, 2014 -- NDSU Memorial Union - Fargo, ND

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Wednesday - May 21

7:45 – 8:15       Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30       Welcome and Summit Overview

  • Dr. Dean Bresciani, President of North Dakota State University
  • John Ballantyne, Bioscience Association of North Dakota (BIO ND)
  • Dr. Ken Grafton, NDSU VP for Ag, Dean of College Agriculture, Director of Agricultural Experiment Station

8:30 – 8:45       Remarks from Dignitaries

8:45 – 9:30       Keynote Speaker

  • Beth Calabotta, Monsanto, Bioenergy and Renewable Strategy Lead

9:30 – 10:00       State of the Bio-Industry

  • Dr. Cathy Enright, Executive VP for Food And Agriculture at Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

10:00 – 10:30       Networking Break: Exhibit Hall

10:30 – 11:30       BioBased Product Potential

  • Sandra Broekema, Great River Energy - Business Evaluation
  • Niel Doty, Advisor to the ND Corn Utilization Council - Spectrum of Products from Corn

11:30 – 12:00       Economical Potential of Ethanol Derivatives and other Biochemicals

  • Edward Glatzer - Managing Director, Technology & Analytics, IHS Chemical

12:00 – 1:00       Lunch & Featured Speaker

12:30 – 1:00       Evaluating Product Opportunities

  • Dr. Marvin Duncan, former Ag. Economist with USDA Office of Chief Economist

1:00 – 2:15       Homegrown Companies: Strategies for Success

  • Andrea Holl Pfennig, Department of Commerce - renewable energy and Ag Products Utilization Council programs
  • Chad Ulven, c2renew Corporation - Bio-Materials
  • Richard Glynn, Avianax, LLC- Life Sciences
  • Mack Traynor, Ultragreen - Bio-Materials

2:15 – 2:45       Networking Break: Exhibit Hall

2:45 – 3:15       Advancing the Biochemical Industry

  • Brendan Jordan - Vice President, Great Plains Institute

3:15 – 3:45       Research Activites: The Economic Engine to a thriving Bio-Industry

  • Dale Zetocha, Director of the Technology Transfer Office at NDSU & Executive Director of the NDSU Research Foundation
  • Michael Moore, UND Associate VP, IP Commercialization & Econ. Development

3:45       Closing Comments




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