02 May 2012

MIT Energy & Clean Tech Series: How Biotech is Changing the Energy Industry

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012 (Partner Event):Please join the MIT Club of Northern California explore “How Biotech is Changing the Energy Industry.” Hear first hand from the top executives of the Bay Area’s leading Biofuels companies.

John Melo-CEO of Amyris

Jonathan Wolfson-CEO of Solazyme

Bob Mayer-CEO of Cobalt Technologies

Noubar Afeyan-Chairman, LS9

Topics:

  1. How effectively will biofuels compete with other transportation fuels, such as ethanol or natural gas?
  2. What are the major challenges biofuels firms face as they attempt to scale up to compete with
    petroleum and what are their strategies to deal with them?
  3. What federal policies are most important to the industry’s future?

Location: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Address: 1000 Marsh Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Hosted by: MIT Club of Northern California
Registration: http://tinyurl.com/88pwo6v
Dinner & Networking: 6-7pm; Program 7-9pm
Questions: Contact Joel West @ joelwest@alum.mit.edu

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