BBIA Managing Director David Newman will be among the speakers at EFIB 2016 (European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy).

The event, which combines discussion on business and policy within the industry with the opportunity for networking and meetings, takes place this year at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow on the 18-20 October.

Among the other speakers confirmed so far are:

  • Eilidh Brunton – Compostable Products Consultant at BBIA member Vegware
  • Jocelyn Blériot – Executive Officer Lead, Communications & Policy at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation;
  • Dr. Mark Stalmans – Global Product Stewardship & Sustainability at Proctor & Gamble; and
  • Mark Simmers – Chief Executive Officer at Celtic Renewables Ltd.

The event is presented by EuropaBio and Smithers Rapra, in association with Scottish Development International and tickets can be booked online here.