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Biorenewables Workshop & ANNUAL general meeting 2013

6 September 2013

Lecture Theatre 76, Ngee Ann Polytechnic*

Dear BESS members and friends,
We are cordially inviting you to the BESS Biorenewables Workshop and Annual General Meeting 2013. At this AGM,


2:30 – 3:00 pm                  


3:00 – 3:05 pm  

Welcome Address by Dr Geng Anli, President, BESS

3:05 – 5:30pm   

Biorenewables Workshop 2013

3:05 – 3:10 pm  

Introduction of the workshop (Dr. Geng Anli, President, BESS)

3:10 – 3: 40: pm

Ethanol-producing Engineering on Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Lignocellulosic Materials, Prof. Bao Xiaoming, Shandong University, China.

3:40 – 4:10 pm  

Optimizing chlorella vulgaris culture conditions through symbiotic bacteria and carbon dioxide input in photobioreactors, by Assoc/Prof. Tong Yen Wah,   National University of Singapore.

4:10 – 4:30 pm  

Refreshment & Networking Session

4:30 – 5.00 pm  

A Malaysian Model for Lignocelulosic Biorefinery Ventures, by Dr. Douglas Furtek (Director, Operational Innovation, Research, and Development) and Datuk Hong Ngit Ming(Executive Chairman), Teck Guan Group, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

5:00 – 5:30 pm  

Development of Biocatalysts for Production of Industrial Chemicals, by Dr. Ayako ENDO, Scientist, Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre Pte. Ltd.

5:30 – 6:00 pm  

BESS Annual General Meeting


Presentation of Annual Report and Financial Reports


Any other business

6:00 pm                               

End of Event

6.15 pm               

Heading to Fullerton Hotel for dinner

Please click HERE for online registration. The deadline of registration is 1 Sep 2013.

Workshop brochure can be found from HERE.


BESS past events:

Bioenery and Biorefinery Conference - Southeast Asia 2013

Biorenewables Workshop and BESS AGM 2012

BESS Workshop on Bioresources to Fuels and Chemicals 2012

Bioenergy symposium cum AGM 2011

Bioenergy and Biorefinery Conference - Southeast Asia 2011

Bioenergy Seminar 2010

Singapore BioEnergy Conference 2009 - From R&D to Commercialization



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