17th European Congress on Biotechnology (ECB) 2016 Krakow

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  • On behalf of the Orga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee, it is our great plea­sure to invite you to Krakow, Poland and to the 17th Euro­pean Biotech­nol­ogy Con­gress orga­nized by the Euro­pean Fed­er­a­tion of Biotech­nol­ogy tak­ing place on July 36, 2016.

    Our last bien­nial meet­ing, held in Edin­burgh in 2014, was one of our most suc­cess­ful Con­gresses on biotech­nol­ogy and we hope to har­ness the excite­ment gen­er­ated within the long his­tory of this meet­ing, which was orig­i­nally estab­lished in Switzer­land in 1978.

    The Con­gress will bring together the inter­na­tional sci­en­tific com­mu­nity and many seg­ments of the biotech indus­try to pro­vide a plat­form for exchang­ing ideas in biotech­nol­ogy and its appli­ca­tions. It is antic­i­pated that up to 1000 sci­en­tists, indus­tri­al­ists and aca­d­e­mi­cians from around the world will attend this con­fer­ence to share their lat­est dis­cov­er­ies and to learn about novel prod­ucts and breakthroughs.

    Through­out the Con­gress, you will be able to inter­act with busi­ness lead­ers, investors, trade exhibitors and pol­icy mak­ers and dis­cuss the issues of IPR, reg­u­la­tory aspects and the bioeconomy.

    Pro­gramme in the Krakow Con­gress will include:

    • Ple­nary lec­tures by stel­lar speak­ers who are lead­ing biotech­no­log­i­cal developments
    • 25 sym­posia that span all colours of biotechnology
    • A fully-​integrated Euro­biotech pro­gramme high­light­ing top Cen­tral Euro­pean biotechnology
    • Invited speak­ers who are world lead­ers in their fields
    • Satel­lite events on the open­ing day of the Con­gress, Sun­day 3 July 2016
    • 200 short talks selected from sub­mit­ted abstracts for sym­posia or satel­lite events
    • Trade exhi­bi­tion
    • Poster ses­sions located close to the Trade exhibition
    • Oppor­tu­ni­ties to hear about devel­op­ments in the Asian Fed­er­a­tion of Biotechnology
    • High­light events that focus on cur­rent chal­lenges and controversies
    • A Pub­li­ca­tions Work­shop to help young biotech­nol­o­gists pub­lish their work in lead­ing journals
    • An “Open Space” event to bring inno­v­a­tive ideas to the atten­tion of industry
    • Meet­ing point with refresh­ments through­out the day

    Con­firmed Speakers

    Ple­nary lectures

    • Emmanuelle Char­p­en­tier – “Genome engi­neer­ing with CRISPR-​Cas9
    • Bob Gold­berg – “Recent advances in seed and plant devel­op­ment“
    • Jens Nielsen – “Novel meta­bolic path­ways for bio­log­i­cal syn­the­sis“
    • Tai Hyun Park – “Nanobiotech­nol­ogy“

    Invited speak­ers

    • Fatima Bosch – “Gene ther­a­pies“
    • Hol­ger Brügge­mann – “Bio­chem­istry and Biotech­nol­ogy of Beauty: skin micro­biota“
    • Jaroslav Doležel – “Genomics of cereal crops“
    • Jozef Dulak – “Induced pluripo­tent stem cells“
    • Har­ald Kol­mar – “Novel anti­body and lig­and for­mats“
    • Hitto Kauf­mann – “Bio­ther­a­peu­tics and vac­cines“
    • Bern­hard Kuster – “Mass spec­trom­e­try in med­ical, envi­ron­men­tal and food biotech­nol­ogy“
    • Peter Lenz – “Meta­bolic mod­el­ling“
    • Jen­nifer Lit­tlechild – “Novel enzymes from metage­nomics“
    • Vic­tor de Lorenzo – “Inter­faces between white and envi­ron­men­tal biotech­nol­ogy“
    • Jonathan Napier – “Pro­duc­tion of omega-​3 lipids in plants“
    • Sven Panke – “Sys­tems bio­catal­y­sis“
    • Sung Hoon Park – “Biore­fin­ery for fuels and chem­i­cals“
    • Olivier Rol­land – “Bio­process imple­men­ta­tion: from research dis­cov­ery to a full-​scale indus­trial process“
    • Pamela Sil­ver – “The mam­malian cell fac­tory“
    • Alexan­der Stein­büchel – “Bio­ma­te­ri­als: pro­duc­tion of biopoly­mers“
    • Willy Ver­straete – “The micro­biome as an engi­neer­ing tool“
    • Jan Maarten van Dijl – “Recom­bi­nant pro­tein pro­duc­tion“
    • Mark van Loos­drecht – “Waste water treat­ment and biore­me­di­a­tion“
    • Mar­tin War­ren – “The micro­bial cell fac­tory“
    • Wolf­gang Zim­mer­mann – “Enzymes in poly­mer bio­pro­cess­ing“

    Con­fer­ence Topics

    • Antimi­cro­bials
    • Bio­catal­y­sis and enzyme engineering
    • Bioe­con­omy and pub­lic perception
    • Bio­fu­els, bio­chem­i­cals and bioenergy
    • Bio­pro­cess­ing and engineering
    • Biore­me­di­a­tion and biodegradation
    • Bio­ther­a­peu­tics and vaccines
    • Diag­nos­tic tools and biomarkers
    • Envi­ron­men­tal biotechnology
    • Gen­eral biotechnology
    • Genome edit­ing
    • Genomics
    • Genomics of cereal crops
    • Indus­trial biotechnology
    • Mam­malian cell factories
    • Mass spec­trom­e­try in biotechnology
    • Meta­bolic mod­el­ling and engineering
    • Metage­nomic applications
    • Micro­bial cell factories
    • Micro­bial response to stress
    • Mol­e­c­u­lar tools and bioinformatics
    • Nanobiotech­nol­ogy
    • Nucleic acid technologies
    • Plant biotech­nol­ogy
    • Poly­mer biotechnology
    • Pro­tein and anti­body engineering
    • Pro­teomics
    • Recom­bi­nant pro­tein pro­duc­tion and purification
    • Stem cells and gene therapy
    • Syn­thetic biology
    • Sys­tems biology
    • Tis­sue engineering
    • Waste­water treatment
    • Yeast and fil­a­men­tous fungi

    Con­fer­ence Committees

    Sci­en­tific Committee

    • Chair: Prof. Jeff Cole – Uni­ver­sity of Birmingham
    • Prof. Philippe Corvini – Insi­tute for Ecopreneurship
    • Prof. Francesc Godia – Uni­ver­si­tat Autónoma de Barcelona
    • Dr. Louise Hors­fall – Uni­ver­sity of Edinburgh
    • Prof. Wen-​Chien Lee – National Chung Cheng University
    • Prof. Diethard Mat­tanovich – BOKU, Vienna
    • Dr. Sudesh Mohan – Uni­ver­sity of Birmingham
    • Prof. Pierre Mon­san – Adebiotech
    • Dr. Tim Over­ton – Uni­ver­sity of Birmingham
    • Prof. Kaz­imierz Strza­lka – Jagiel­lon­ian University
    • Prof. Tomasz Twar­dowski – Pol­ish Acad­emy of Sciences

    Local Host­ing Committee

    • Chair: Prof. Tomasz Twar­dowski – Pol­ish Acad­emy of Sciences
    • Vice-​Chair: Prof. Kaz­imierz Strza­łka – Jagiel­lon­ian University
    • Prof. Jerzy Dlu­gon­ski – Uni­ver­sity of Lodz
    • Prof. Jozef Dulak – Jagiel­lon­ian University
    • Dr. Mon­ica Grze­byk – Jagiel­lon­ian University
    • Prof. Andrzej Kononow­icz – Uni­ver­sity of Lodz
    • Prof. Ste­fan Malep­szy – War­saw Uni­ver­sity of Life Sciences
    • Dr. Alek­san­dra Malyska – Pol­ish Acad­emy of Sci­ences Sec­re­tary to the Host­ing Committee
    • Kaz­imierz Murzyn – Life­Science Cluster
    • Prof. Ryszard Slom­ski – Poz­nan Uni­ver­sity of Life Sciences
    • Ewa Woch – Targi w Krakowie
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