U.S. DOE BETO Cell-Free Synthetic Biology and Biocatalysis Listening Day

Sunday, July 30, 2017, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Brown Palace Hotel

321 17th Street

Denver, CO 80202

Meeting Description/Purpose:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will sponsor the Cell-Free Synthetic Biology and Biocatalysis Listening Day in Denver, Colorado. This event aims to investigate how cell-free biocatalysis and cell-free synthetic biology may serve to advance the emerging bioeconomy. Input is being sought from experts representing industry, academia, and national laboratories on the state of technology and its applicability to enabling enhanced carbon cycling as well as next generation biofuels, bioproducts, and biomaterials.

Agenda for Sunday, July 30, 2017

The workshop will occur as a single day event, divided into four sessions. In each session, 3-4 abstracts will be selected to provide full presentations. A timed agenda will be posted after the abstract selection process is complete.

8:00am – 8:20am Continental Breakfast
8:20am – 9:00am Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:00am – 9:30am Plenary Presentation: Cell-free Technologies as a Platform to Enable Biotechnology
9:30am – 10:00am Plenary Presentation: Cell-free Technologies as Stand-Alone Conversion Platforms
10:00am – 12:30pm Breakout Sessions
Breakout A: Enabling Technologies
Breakout B: Platform Technologies
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm Report-Outs and Closing

Registration