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CRFA's Canadian Bioeconomy Conference

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CRFA's Canadian Bioeconomy Conference

Time: December 1, 2014 to December 2, 2014
Location: Westin Harbour Castle
City/Town: Toronto
Website or Map: http://www.greenfuels.org/en/…
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA)
Latest Activity: Dec 1, 2014

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OTTAWA - The Canadian Bioeconomy Conference taking place Dec. 1-3, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, announced its preliminary agenda this week. This is the 11th annual conference from the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) and is expanding in focus to include comprehensive program tracks on both renewable fuels and the emerging bioeconomy.

Program topics and speakers include:

  • Fair Market Value for GHG Reductions
  • Growing Market Access
  • Promoting Investment in Canada’s Innovation Sector
  • Emerging Markets – Accessing Global Markets
  • Delivering Modern Fuel Blends to Consumers Increased Domestic Use of Advanced Fuels
  • Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Simpson, Author and Columnist, Globe and Mail

"The annual Canadian Bioeconomy Conference will bring together the entire value chain of the biofuels industry,” said Deborah Elson, CRFA Vice President Membership, Stakeholder Relations and Industry Promotions. "This expanded agenda reflects the natural transition and ever-evolving nature of the Canadian renewable fuels industry and will build upon the recommendations outlined in the CRFA’s new vision and action plan Evolution and Growth.”

Over 300 professionals from North America are expected to attend including leading petroleum, ethanol and biodiesel companies, trade suppliers, government officials and members of the finance and investment industries. 

CRFA is also pleased to announce partnerships with some of the country’s foremost voices on biofuels and the bioeconomy, including BIOTECanada, BioTalent, Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council, CanBio, the Forest Products Association of Canada, and IEA Bioenergy Task 42.

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Experience the Canadian Bioeconomy First-Hand with our Industry Tours


Building on the success of last year’s industry tours, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association is pleased to announce two exciting opportunities for this year’s Annual Canadian Bioeconomy Conference delegates –and it’s included it the price of registration!

Option A: BioProducts Discovery and Development Centre at the University of Guelph
Option B: BIOX Corporation biodiesel production facility in Hamilton, Ontario

Tours will take place on Monday, December 1st and will return to the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (transportation provided).

The morning will conclude with a keynote luncheon with Dr. Robert Hanner of the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario & Centre for Biodiversity Genomics at the University of Guelph. 

This lunch is exclusive to tour participants and CRFA Members.  

Space is limited so please reserve your seat early by registering today and selecting your preferred tour.

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