Frank Pacholec, VP at Stepan to Keynote at Biobased Chemicals Conf. (Sep 18-19, 2014 San Francisco)

Frank Pacholec, Vice President at Stepan Co. to Give Keynote Presentation at 5th Biobased Chemicals Commercialization & Partnering Conference

Online PR News – 25-June-2014 – San Francisco – Frank Pacholec, Vice President, R&D & Corporate Sustainability Officer at Stepan Co. will give a keynote presentation at the 5th Biobased Chemicals Commercialization & Partnering Conference to be held on September 18-19, 2014 in San Francisco, CA.

This two-day conference brings together top representatives who are engaged in establishing a major transformation in the global chemical and energy industries from petroleum to biobased. The conference will look to examine new supply chain developments and business models being adopted for biobased chemicals products. Topics covered include novel chemical production platforms, advantageous feedstock, securing funding and strategic partnerships, trends and challenges in commercial scale up, end-user applications, and consumer products. Renewable chemical companies, biofuel companies and end-market consumers will be discussing innovations in the science, technology and end-market development of biobased chemicals, polymers and plastics.

Sessions for 2014 Agenda:
I. Novel Technologies & Platforms in Biochemical Production
II. Advantageous Feedstock for Biochemical Commercialization
III. Trends & Challenges in Commercial Scale Up
IV. Panel Discussion: Funding Opportunities
V. Strategic Partnerships
VI. Panel Discussion: Strategic Partnerships
VII. Panel Discussion: The Role of Government in Commercializing Biochemicals
VIII. End-User Applications & Consumer Products

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