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3rd Asia-Oceania Algae Innovation Summit (Nov 17-20, 2014)

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3rd Asia-Oceania Algae Innovation Summit (AOAIS 2014)

'The Future of Algae-based Biorefinery'
• Date : November 17-20, 2014
• Venue : Hotel ICC, Daejeon, Korea
• Abstract Submission Due : June 30, 2014


The first Asia Oceania Algae Innovation Summit was originally conceived and organized by Professors Makoto Watanabe and Isao Inoue and was launched in 2010, Tsukuba, Japan. Its mission was to provide a platform for scientists, engineers, government officials and industry representatives to review the current status of R&D, national policies and investment trends in algae-based fuels and products. The second AOAIS was successfully held in Thailand 2012 with a strong sponsorship by PTT, and Korea was selected as the host country for AOAIS 2014 at the conclusion of the Summit. While the goals of AOAIS 2014 are the same as those of earlier Summits, it is expected to expand in terms of its size, scope, partnership, and number of attendees so that the Summit an grow as one of the most influential conferences in the field.


Important Dates for AOAIS 2014

Deadline for Abstract Submission : June 30, 2014
Notification of Acceptance : July 31, 2014
Deadline for Early Registration : August 31, 2014
Deadline for Regular Registration : November 10, 2014
Deadline for Hotel Reservation : October 17, 2014

Topics for AOAIS 2014

           •Algal Biology



           •Extraction and Conversion

           •Value-added Products

           •Economics and Sustainability


           •Policy and Industry Trends

           •Special Symposium: Metabolic Engineering for Biofuels and Chemicals


Those who are interested in AOAIS 2014, please visit ( or contact ( for more information.



Asian Federation of Biotechnology