Conference Speakers

Secretary Thomas Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture

Yalmaz Siddiqui, Senior Director of Environmental Strategy for Office Depot

Al Puchala, CEO of Capitol Peak Asset Management

Christophe Luguel of IAR & Board Member of the European Biobased Industry Consortium

Mike Schultheis, developer of the Dasani “Plant Bottle”, Coca Cola

David Saltman, Founder of the E! Entertainment Network, Flexform, and Malama Composites

Joel Stone, Green Biologics, Inc.

David Schwantes, b4 Branding/OBIC

Ron Buckhalt, USDA BioPreferred ®

Doug Haughn, Founding Partner & President Team Gemini LLC

Laurence Eaton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Ramani Narayan, Michigan State University

Bhima Vijayendran, Redwood Innovation

Bart Hacker, Association of Builders & Contractors

Nicole KoharikGlobal Sustainability Marketing Director for GOJO Industries

Brad MohrCleveland Browns Professional Football Team

Dr. Cynthia Flanigan, Ford Motor Co.