WINNIPEG, Manitoba--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--A selection of international speakers has been announced for the upcoming BIOFIBE2013 Conference from October 15-17, 2013, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The list of recognized guests will come from all corners of the bio-products industry and share their successful experiences building businesses in a thriving eco-friendly sector.
“Partnerships and collaboration were instrumental in getting our innovative product sold throughout North America. We have an exciting story to tell that can inspire other companies to succeed.”
Bioproducts have become an increasingly hot commodity in today’s eco-friendly economy. What exactly is a bioproduct? A bioproduct is made by taking renewable natural materials and using them for manufacturing, alternative energy, and to produce everyday items – like papers, building materials and even tractors!
BIOFIBE2013 is a two-day conference featuring some of North America and Europe’s most successful bio-product businesses and partnerships. The conference offers international bio-businesses the opportunity to learn from leaders, mingle with industry experts and potentially meet their next business partner.
A few of this year’s list of speakers include:
- Jeff Golfman from Prairie Pulp & Paper Inc. MB
- Dr. Jeff Cernohouse from Interfacial Solutions, MN, USA
- Dr. Robin Batterham, Kernot Professor of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, Australia
- Catherine Treadway from WhiteCloud Innovations, ON
- Mark Carlson from AVAC Capital Inc., AB
- Dr. Ron Crotogino from ArboraNano, QC
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“We’re looking forward to sharing our success story at BIOFIBE 2013,” said environmental entrepreneur Jeff Golfman, who is a co-founder and president of Prairie Pulp & Paper Inc. “Partnerships and collaboration were instrumental in getting our innovative product sold throughout North America. We have an exciting story to tell that can inspire other companies to succeed.”
This year’s program features a diverse selection of plenary and breakout sessions, an exhibit hall, and a new business-to-business session that will allow companies find their perfect partnership match.
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“It’s a pleasure to host the BIOFIBE conference here in Manitoba,” said Tracey Maconachie, President of the Life Science Association of Manitoba. “Our province is prospering in the biomass industry, and it’s great to see local and global companies alike partnering together to build and expand this incredibly innovative sector. We’ve had great success with BIOFIBE in the past, and look forward to bringing more businesses together to form future partnerships.”
To learn more about the BIOFIBE2013 speakers, program and for online registration, please visit biofibe.com or follow @lifesciencemb on Twitter.
LSAM is the voice and organizational nucleus for the life science industry of Manitoba. LSAM focuses on attentive, proactive and timely services and programs for over 100 member organizations. It constantly strives to understand which products, services and support its members value most, and creates partnerships and programs to deliver them. For more information, visit www.lsam.ca.