Renewable Resources & Biorefineries 4 (RRB4)

Venue: World Trade Center

Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Jun 01, 2008 End Date/Time: Jun 04, 2008
Registration Date: Jun 01, 2008
Early Registration Date: Apr 01, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 15, 2008
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Due to the growing impact of renewable resources, this conference aims at bringing together academic researchers, industrial experts, policymakers and venture capital providers to discuss the challenges emerging from the transition towards a biobased economy and to present new developments in this area.

The fourth edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries will be held in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), from Sunday June 1th to Wednesday afternoon June 4th 2008. Based on the previous RRB conferences, this conference is expected to attract about 500 international participants from more than 30 countries.
The conference will provide a forum for leading political, corporate, academic and financial people to discuss development and set up collaborations. The conference further aims to provide an overview of the scientific, technical, economical, environmental and social issues of renewable resources and biorefineries. The conference language will be English.

The congress theme is “Biobased is real”.

Topics are:
• Raw materials and logistics: supply, availability, storage, value chains, cost developments
• Bio fuels and chemicals: production of bulk chemicals by plants, by thermochemical processes, from biomass residues
• Scale and complexity: small scale versus large scale biorefineries, third world biorefineries
• Sustainability and communication.

Previous RRB conferences:
RRB1 – Ghent, 2005
RRB2 – York, 2006
RRB3 – Ghent, 2007