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Platinum Sponsors
Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and builds some the most environmentally progressive airplanes. As part of it's commitment to innovation and continuous improvement, Boeing is working collaboratively with industry, academia and government on developing and evaluating the viability of low-carbon sustainable fuel sources for use in aviation.
BioProcess Algae LLC is focused on fulfilling feedstock needs in the animal feeds , nutritionals and transportation fuels industries for cost competitive alternatives with favorable carbon balances. BioProcess Algae LLC is based in Omaha, Neb. and is currently running a demonstration plant at the Green Plains Inc. ethanol plant in Shenandoah, Iowa. BioProcess Algae LLC is a joint venture between Clarcor (NYSE: CLC), BioHoldings, Ltd. and Green Plains Inc. (NASDQ: GPRE).
Heliae© is a platform technology company that uses sunlight and low-cost carbon feedstocks to produce high-value products from algae. Based in Gilbert, Ariz., Heliae is leveraging its core production technology into four markets: nutrition, therapeutics, health & beauty and agrosciences. With a seasoned management team and world-class science, Heliae is advancing the future of the algae industry by delivering novel algae-based products to dynamic marts around the world.
   Sapphire Energy's Green Crude is a renewable, drop-in replacement for petroleum from algae, sunlight and CO2. Sapphire took part in in the first test flight of an algae-based jet fuel, and received federal awards from the USDA and DOE to build a commercial demonstration facility that is now in continuous operations in New Mexico.

Gold Sponsors

Algenol is a global biotechnology company commercializing its patented algae technology platform for production of the four most important fuels: ethanol, gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel for $1.27 per gallon. Using proprietary algae, sunlight, carbon dioxide, and saltwater Algenol’s process consumes carbon dioxide, does not use farmland, and provides freshwater.

The next evolution of the FedEx sustainability commitment is FedEx EarthSmart, with a focus on solutions, workplace and community. FedEx Express also has ambitious goals to reduce our footprint where we have greatest environmental impact: aircraft emissions, vehicle efficiency, implementing alternative jet fuel, increasing renewable energy and seeking new facilities LEED certification. 
  Cellana uses marine microalgae to produce it ReNewTM line of Omega-3 oils, animal feed, and crude oil for biofuels. Cellana's patented ALDUEOTM​ system enables economic, sustainable, and consistent industrial-scale production of diverse microalgae. In June 2013, Cellana announced an industry-leading commercial off-take agreement with Neste Oil for algae-based crude oil.
  For the construction of photobioreactors (PBR), SCHOTT offers technically and economically superior products to the algae market. Round Borosilicate glass tubing DURAN® or oval tubing CONTURAX® allow for optimum light input for the highest growth rates. With glass U-bends, manifolds and couplings we provide reliable and long lasting solutions to your PBR.

Supporting Organizations

CleanTECH San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region, including Imperial County and Baja California, as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape, leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region.
  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.
  The National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota is the largest and most diverse collection of marine algae in the world. With almost half of the cultures in cryopreservation, our curators perpetually culture over 1500 strains. Hundreds of new strains are accessed into the collection each year.

Media Sponsors

 Advanced Biofuels USA, a nonprofit educational organization, advocates for the adoption of advanced biofuels as an energy security, economic development, military flexibility and climate change mitigation solution. Our website,, is a one-stop-shop library of information about advanced biofuels for thousands of industry professionals, journalists, opinion leaders, decision-makers, students and teachers.
  AOCS (American Oil Chemists' Society) is a global scientific society open to all individuals and corporations who are interested in fasts, oils, surfactants, detergents and related materials. Founded in 1909, AOCS is a trusted source of information for its 4,500 members and thousands of non-members from more than 90 countries worldwide. 
  Cleantech Business News is a real innovator in the resource sector. Our quarterly publication provides a key source of information for businesses, investors, R&D departments active in the renewable energy sector.
  The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) is a 501(c)6 not-for profit trade association. Our goals are to increase consumption of omega-3s to adequate levels around the world and to ensure that the industry is producing quality omega-3 products that consumers can trust.
  Biomass Magazine is a monthly trade publication tailored to serve companies and organizations engaged in production or utilizing biomass power and heat, advanced biofuels, biogas, wood pellets and biobased chemicals. In addition to policy, regulation, project finance, technology and plant management, the publication maintains a core editorial focus on biomass logistics: generating, cultivating, collecting, transporting, processing, marketing, procuring and utilizing sustainable biomass.
  The world's most widely read biofuels daily.
  The world's most comprehensive algae news and information site.

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