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Annual Meeting and Symposium on the Science and Engineering for Biobased Industries and Economy

The 2024 Annual Meeting and Symposium on the Science and Engineering for Biobased Industries and Economy will be taking place at South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings and is hosted by he USDA NIFA Multi-state Project (S1075) committee and SDSU Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering department.

Event Details

  • Date: July 25-26, 2024
  • Location: Raven Precision Agriculture Center (SDSU), Brookings, SD

Event Highlights

  • Experiment Station Annual Reports and Technical Presentations: update the latest progresses and explore the newest research and advancements in science and engineering for biobased industries and economy through technical presentations by experiment stations’ representatives, academic scholars, industry experts and professionals across the country.
  • Industry Updates: stay informed about the latest trends, innovations, and developments shaping the biobased industries and economy landscape with insightful industry updates.
  • Student travel awards and poster competition: an NSF travel grant is applied to support students to attend the S1075 Annual Meeting and Symposium. All students will present their posters in the meeting on July 25. Five super posters will be selected from the posters for awards and certificates.
  • Greetings and Social Networking: Connect with fellow professionals, colleagues, and leaders in the fields during networking sessions and meetings designed to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange. Enjoy opportunities for casual networking and socializing with peers and industry professionals in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
  • Tours: Take advantage of guided tours to explore cutting-edge facilities, research laboratories, and biobased industries in the region.

Key Speaker Panels

We are honored to welcome USDA NIFA national program leader: Dr. Victoria Finkenstadtas and other key speakers to be the speaker panel for the meeting on July 25, 2024. The panel will provide valuable insights and perspectives on the science and engineering for a biobased industry and economy and the updated of NIFA research programs and funding opportunities in the fields.

Registration Information

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to connect, learn, and grow within the biobased sciences, engineering, industries, and economy communities.

Registration fees: $150 for meeting in-person professional attendees and $100 for students or virtually meeting attendees.

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