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BESS Conference on Sustainable Production of Molecules 2018


BESS Conference on Sustainable Production of Molecules 2018

Chemical, health care and consumer care companies wish to be less dependent on fossil raw materials for their products. The transition from fossil to renewable raw materials is making these industries more sustainable.

The theme of the biannual Bioenergy and Biorefinery Conference - Southeast Asia 2018 [16 -18 May 2018] organised by the BioEnergy Society of Singapore (BESS) is Sustainable Production of Molecules. This conference aims to be a platform for forging multi-party collaborations and technology integrations. We invite experts in the relevant fields to join us to showcase your challenges and latest technology breakthroughs. Through this conference we hope to bring together individuals from both academia and industries who are interested to share and learn the potentials and challenges in R&D technology commercialisation, and sustainable development in industries.
Awards will be given to top posters selected by an expert panel. An optional Technical Tour [18 May 2018] to some major R&D centres in Singapore is also available.
Conference Topics include:

Synthetic biology and metabolic engineering
Bio-based chemical and fuels
Functional foods and nutraceuticals
Sustainable ingredients for healthcare and consumer care industry
Green technologies for agriculture, forestry and animal husbandry
Biomass conversion; waste utilization; carbon foot print reduction
Venture capital and commercialization
Supply chain and logistics
Government policies

Preliminary Conference Programme is available below. Click HERE to find out the details.
Come and join us for this networking event and hear from the experts on sustainable manufacturing of food, pharmacueticlas, fuels and chemicals from Southeast Asia and around the world.
We look forward to meeting you in Singapore.
Abstract Submission
If you are interested in sharing your experiences relevant to sustainable production of molecules at this conference, please submit an abstract of  your presentation and biography using the Abstract template and submit it to Dr. Geng Anli at Z2FuMiB8IG5wICEgZWR1ICEgc2c=.
BESS Achievement Award 2018
In order to recognize the importance of bio-energy and bio-based chemicals research, Bioenergy Society of Singapore (BESS) has created BESS Achievement Award 2018 to award excellent and innovative lead researchers and industrial professionals.  This prestigious prize awards excellent projects presented in BESS Conference Sustainable Production of Molecules, 16-18 May 2018.
The call for nominations is open until 1 May 2018.  All conference participants are entitled to nominate yourself.  If interested, please fill the nomination form and submit it together with your CV (no more than 2 pages) to Dr. Geng Anli at Z2FuMiB8IG5wICEgZWR1ICEgc2c= by 1 May 2018.  The award will be presented on 17 May 2018 (Day 2), at the conference.
Click HERE for BESS Achievement Award 2018 Nomination Form
Hotel Accommodation and Conference Venue
Participants may choose any of their preferred hotels in Singapore for accommodation. Participants are to make their reservations directly with the hotels. However, for your reference, the following hotels are close to the conference venue.

Park Avenue Rochester Hotel Singapore, 31 Rochester Drive, Singapore 138637

Budget hotels

Fragrance Hotel - Waterfront, 418 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118759
Pasir Panjang Inn, 404 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118741
Santa Grand Hotel West Coast, 428 Pasir Panjang Road, Harbourfront,Singapore 118769
Fragrance Hotel - Ocean View, 432 Pasir Panjang Road, Harbourfront, Singapore 118773

Please note that the deadline for early bird rate was extended to 1 April 2018 2018. In addition, additional fee will be charged by Eventbrite. No early bird rate for students. Lunches, teas and a conference banquet are included. Please register by completing  the online  Registration  Form and buy your ticket. Registration will only be confirmed after the payment is received.
Participants may take taxi or bus to reach the conference venue, Lecture Theatres (LT1), Lecture Theatres (LT1), 9 Engineering Drive 1, National University Of Singapore (NUS) (S) 117575.
For additional information on sponsorship, please contact Dr Geng Anli [65-64608617or Z2FuMiB8IG5wICEgZWR1ICEgc2c=].

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