Genera Energy VP to Speak at BIO World Congress

Sam Jackson, vice president of business development, to present topic “Building Innovative and Successful Industrial Scale Biomass Supply Chain Solutions”

VONORE, Tenn. May 6, 2014 – Genera Energy Inc., a Vonore, Tennessee-based biomass feedstock supply chain enterprise, announced that Sam Jackson, vice president of business development, will be a speaker at the 11th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology on May 12-15 in Philadelphia. Known as a biomass industry leader, Jackson will discuss Genera Energy’s innovative biomass supply chain solutions.

The BIO World Congress is the world’s largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals. Hosted by Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the industry’s largest trade organization, the event highlights the industry’s growth and emphasizes the building a biobased economy by discussing the importance of generating green jobs and developing greener products and cleaner processes. Last year’s Congress drew more than 1,200 attendees from 37 countries, and 70 companies and organizations were showcased in the event’s exhibit hall, showcasing their role in the biotechnology industry.

Jackson’s presentation, titled “Building Innovative and Successful Industrial Scale Biomass Supply Chain Solutions” centers around Genera Energy’s focus on developing front-to-back, integrated supply chain solutions to benefit the entire biobased industry. Jackson will provide an overview of Genera’s results and best management practices related to biomass supply solutions.

“Being invited to speak at the BIO World Congress is an honor, and I am looking forward to sharing with industry experts Genera’s more recent advancements,” said Jackson. “As everyone in the biotechnology industry knows, maximizing efficiency and optimization of the biomass feedstock supply requires tight integration of all elements of the supply chain. I look forward to outlining how we have developed best practices for feedstock logistics, from production, to harvest, and immediately thereafter. Managing labor, equipment, and information is key to harvesting and processing biomass crops as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible.”
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