Roundtable for Reporters – Biofuels for National Security

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Roundtable for Reporters – Biofuels for National Security

Roundtable for Reporters – Biofuels for National Security

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

“Biofuels for Military Use and National Security”



The U.S. Department of Defense is the world’s largest energy user and is as vulnerable to high fuel prices as every other U.S. consumer. The Biotechnology Industry Organization and the American Security Project are hosting this teleconference for reporters, with former military officers to discuss the national security risks of continued reliance on foreign oil; and advanced biofuel companies to discuss progress in developing drop-in fuels for military ships and planes.


Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, BIO;

Lt. Gen. John “Glad” Castellaw, USMC (Ret.), American Security Project;

Brig. Gen. Stephen A. Cheney, USMC (Ret.), American Security Project;

Andrew Holland, Senior Fellow for Energy, American Security Project;

Jack Huttner, EVP of Commercial and Public Affairs, Gevo;

Jonathan Wolfson, CEO, Solazyme;

Lee Edwards, CEO, Virent.



Wednesday March 28, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT


Reporters may access the “Biofuels for Military Use and National Security” teleconference through an Operator Assisted Toll-Free Dial-In Number. To reserve space and receive dial -in instructions, please contact Paul Winters, Communications Director, BIO at 202-962-9237 or pwinters@bio.org.


About BIO

BIO represents more than 1,100 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. BIO produces BIOtech NOW, an online portal and monthly newsletter chronicling “innovations transforming our world.” Subscribe to BIOtech NOW.

Upcoming BIO Events

BIO IP Counsels Committee Conference
April 16-18, 2012
Austin, TX

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing
April 29-May 2, 2012
Orlando, FL

2012 BIO International Convention
June 18-21, 2012
Boston, MA

BIO Business Forum
June 18-21, 2012
Boston, MA

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