2015 About

  • The Eighth Annual Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference will present developments of research on the bioeconomy (including biofuel, biotechnology, and green chemistry) and identify future research directions. The first day will be dedicated to the analysis of both past performance and future prospects of the biofuel sector as well as renewables beyond biofuel.  The second day will focus on the use of forests for biofuel, the global perspective of the bioeconomy, and the economics of regulating biotechnology.

    Sessions of the Conference will include:

    1. Biofuel and Energy in the Last Decade
    2. Biofuel: Second Generation and the Environment
    3. Biofuel in the Context of Energy
    4. Analyzing Biofuel Policy
    5. Biofuel and Forests
    6. Biofuel in a Global Context
    7. Future of Biotechnology in the Context of the Bioeconomy
    8. Pricing and Regulation of Energy and Other Commodities
    9. Challenges of Research of the Bioeconomy



    Iowa EPSCoR

    Giannini Foundation

    College of Natural Resources, U.C. Berkeley

    Energy Biosciences Institute