Highlights and photos from the 10th anniversary of Algae Biomass Summit 2016

[USA] Algae World News, together with over 500 participants, 100 speakers, and 50 exhibitors from all over the world, attended Algae Biomass Summit at Phoenix, Arizona on 23-26 October, 2016.

"The innovation and growth in the algae industry marks the 10th anniversary of Algae Biomass Summit", says Matt Carr, Executive director of Algae Biomass Organization.
“The innovation and growth in the algae industry marks the 10th anniversary of Algae Biomass Summit”, says Matt Carr, Executive director of Algae Biomass Organization.
A gift was presented to honorable congressman Matt Salmon, member of congress, Arizona 5th Congressional District, by Matt Carr (right).
A gift was presented to honorable congressman Matt Salmon, member of congress, Arizona 5th Congressional District, by Matt Carr (right).
Panelists during the opening plenary. From left: Stephen Mayfield, Amha Belay from Earthrise Nutritionals, Xun Wang from Triton Algae Innovations Ltd., Rozz Zirkle from DSM Nutritional Products, Margaret McCormick from Matrix Genetics, and Walter Rakitsky from TerraVia.
Panelists during the opening plenary. From left: Stephen Mayfield, Amha Belay from Earthrise Nutritionals, Xun Wang from Triton Algae Innovations Ltd., Rozz Zirkle from DSM Nutritional Products, Margaret McCormick from Matrix Genetics, and Walter Rakitsky from TerraVia.
Jim Lane, Editor and Publisher, NUU Panelists: Adam Orr, Animal Scientist, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Eve Pelonis, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP Martin Sabarsky, Chief Executive Officer, Cellana Inc. Len Smith, Chief Business Officer, Heliae Geoff Horst, Co-Founder, Algal Scientific Corporation Walter Rakitsky, Senior Vice President for Emerging Business, TerraVia
Panelists during the 2nd plenary session. From left: Len Smith, Chief Business Officer, Heliae, Jim Lane, Editor and Publisher, NUU, Adam Orr, Animal Scientist, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, Eve Pelonis, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP, Martin Sabarsky, Chief Executive Officer, Cellana Inc., Walter Rakitsky, Senior Vice President for Emerging Business, TerraVia, and Geoff Horst, Co-Founder, Algal Scientific Corporation.
Exhibitors and visitors interacting in the exhibition hall.
Exhibitors and visitors interacting in the exhibition hall.
More than 50 poster presentations are exhibited at the poster hall.
More than 50 poster presentations are exhibited at the poster hall.
The Algae Industry Incubation Consortium of Japan, lead by Makoto M. Watanabe, updates the audience the latest development of algae industry in Japan. (From left: Makoto M. Watanabe, AIIC/University of Tsukuba/Sobio Technologies, Inc. Algae Industry Incubation Consortium of Japan (AIIC) - Past and Future Activities Atsushi Takahashi, Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd Research & Development on Renewable Energy Use of Native Algae Biomass for Fukushima Reconstruction and Revitalization Kinya Atsumi, DENSO Corporation Development of Algae Hydrocarbon Cosmetics Junichi Ito, HIGASHIMARU Co., Ltd Application of Microalgae-compound Feed for Aquaculture Kazunori Sasaki, University of Tsukuba/National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology
The Algae Industry Incubation Consortium of Japan, lead by Makoto M. Watanabe, updates the audience the latest development of algae industry in Japan. (From left: Makoto M. Watanabe from AIIC/University of Tsukuba/Sobio Technologies, Inc., Atsushi Takahashi from Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd, Kinya Atsumi from DENSO Corporation, Junichi Ito from Higashimaru Co., Ltd, and Kazunori Sasaki from University of Tsukuba/National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology.
Advances in Algae Cultivation Technologies Moderator: Valerie Harmon, Harmon Consulting Speakers: Bob Mroz, HY-TEK Bio, LLC Algae and Flue Gas - Sustainable Symbiosis Niko Schultz, Schott AG Tubular Photobioreactors: A Systematic Comparison of Glass and Polymer Tubes Eugene Roebroeck, LGem Less is More: Optimization of Geometric Design of GemTubeTM Tubular Photo-Bioreactors for Commercial Mass Cultivation of Micro-Algae Jeremy Weir, Commercial Algae Professionals The Algae Raceway Integrated Design (ARID) Improvements and Commercialization Nuno Coelho, A4F Investing in a Ten Hectare Micro-algae Farming Plant in Europe
In the commercialization track, the speakers discussed and presented variety of commercial algae production systems and technologies in Europe and in America. (From left: Nuno Coelho from A4F, Valerie Harmon from Harmon Consulting, Bob Mroz from HY-TEK Bio, Niko Schultz from Schott AG, Eugene Roebroeck from LGem, and Jeremy Weir from Commercial Algae Professionals)
Conference tea break at the exhibition hall.
Participants browsing  at the exhibition hall during the break time.
Panaromic view of the summit's exhibition hall.
Panoramic view of the summit’s exhibition hall.

Photos of exhibitors

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Heliae
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ATP3
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FlowCam
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Spirulysat
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Algosource Technologies
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Microbio Engineering
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Phycoforest
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Infors
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Algoliner
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Reliance Laboratories
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Applied Chemical Technology
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Commercial Algae Professionals

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AlgaeConnect
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Commercial Algae Professionals

 

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