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Atlantic Biocon 2018
23 May, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 24 May, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Discover and experience Biorefining Technologies
Explore Atlantic Canada’s cutting edge biorefining technologies and get up-to-date with the latest developments in the region and abroad in bioenergy, biofuels, and biorefining in aquaculture, agriculture, marine and forestry. Meet the people driving the shift into the bioeconomy at Atlantic BIOCON 2018.
About the Atlantic Biocon Conference
The Atlantic BIOCON Conference is a dynamic 2-day conference that sparks discussion and projects that transform our renewable natural resources into business opportunities. These opportunities are part of a vision for a sustainable future and circular economy where Canada’s biomass is used to its full potential. Responsible resource management practices, new innovative technologies, and research and development in our traditional industries are essential elements of this vision. This is the biobased economy.
?Biorefining is a means to a sustainable future where we transform our natural resources into high value products like energy, medicines, bioplastics, and biofuels. Our natural resources are a valuable asset that should be leveraged sustainably and responsibly, and used in ways that yield the most positive impact for our society.
Atlantic Canada is positioned to be a leader in innovations for the bioeconomy, with dozens of private and public research institutions and hundreds of companies already innovating in the biosciences. Our vast forests, affordable agriculture land, and diversified coastal zones make this region an ideal playground for piloting and scaling up globally disruptive biorefining technologies.