Teleconference Update: BIO Hosts Roundtable Discussion on the 2014 Farm Bill Energy Title

--()--Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO):

     
WHAT: The Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act will drive the growth of America’s bio-based economy, secure millions in economic activity for rural communities and help create thousands of jobs. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is hosting this roundtable teleconference for reporters to highlight expansion of the Farm Bill’s energy programs to renewable companies and discuss next steps for the industry to achieve parity with other renewable technologies.
 
WHO: Brent Erickson, Executive Vice President, BIO;
Lloyd Ritter, Co-Director, Agriculture Energy Coalition;
Hugh Welsh, President, DSM North America;

Gov. Mark Schweiker, Senior Vice President, Chief Relationship Officer, Renmatix

 
WHEN:

Friday, February 7, 2014. 11:30am – 12:30pm ET

 

RSVP:

To reserve space, please contact Paul Winters, Communications Director, BIO at 202-962-9237 or pwinters@bio.org.

 

About BIO

BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter.” Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.

Upcoming BIO Events

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April 8-9, 2014
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May 12-15, 2014
Philadelphia, PA

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Livestock Biotech Summit
September 16-18, 2014
Sioux Falls, SD

Contacts

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
Paul Winters, 202-962-9237
Web: www.bio.org
Blog: www.biotech-now.org
Twitter: @IAmBiotech

Release Summary

Revised Time: BIO is hosting this roundtable teleconference for reporters to highlight expansion of the Farm Bill’s energy programs to renewable companies and discuss next steps for the industry.

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Contacts

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
Paul Winters, 202-962-9237
Web: www.bio.org
Blog: www.biotech-now.org
Twitter: @IAmBiotech