Program

1st Conference day  |  2nd Conference day

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

07:00 Registration for exhibitors
09:00 Registration for conference participants
09:00 Exhibition opening
11:00 Conference opening and welcome address
11:30 1st Session: Enzyme Catalysis
Chair: Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber
Keynote Academia: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Bernd Nidetzky, Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, Technische Universität Graz; CSO of The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib) Austria
“Enzymes and sugars: biotransformations of recalcitrant substrates, small and large”
Keynote Industry: Dr. Kai-Uwe Baldenius, Head of Biocatalysis Research, BASF SE, Germany, title t.b.a.
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13:00 Luncheon
14:00 2nd Session: Metabolic Engineering
Chair: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Liebl
Keynote Academia: Prof. Dr. Gregory Stephanopoulos, Willard Henry Dow Profesor in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
“Engineering Industrial Microbes via Metabolic Engineering”
Keynote Industry: Dr. Jürgen Eck, CEO B.R.A.I.N. AG, Germany, title t.b.a.
NN [selected talk from submitted abstracts]
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15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Special Session: Synthetic Biotechnology
Chair: Dr. Axel Trefzer
Keynote Academia: Prof. Dr. Sven Panke, Bioprocess Laboratory, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
“Design and evolution of novel chemical functions”
Keynote Industry: Dr. Jonathan Chesnut, Senior Director R&D Synthetic Biology, Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA
“Something old, something new: Improving genome editing efficiency over CRISPR with a new generation of TALE nucleases”
NN [selected talk from submitted abstracts]
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17:30 Poster session
17:30 Exhibition with “elevator pitches”
19:00 Bus departure to the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology
20:00 The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology invites to the Ludwig-Erhard hall, Munich
Speech of State Secretary Mr. Franz Josef Pschierer
20:15 Conference Dinner
22:30 Bus departure back to Garching