Annual World Bioprotection Summit and Awards 2022

Annual World BioProtection Summit and Awards

Connecting the biocontrol industry for successful commercialisation.
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The annual meeting of the WBF returns from 23–25 May 2022 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. Once again, we will be bringing together leading figures in industry, academia and the public sector, who will share expert knowledge to address major challenges in sustainable pest and disease management. The summit will provide support for accessing investment to commercialise new bioprotection products as well as offering valuable networking opportunities. We will also be celebrating the best and brightest new ideas in the bioprotection sector at the annual Gala Dinner and Awards on the opening night.

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PLEASE NOTE: WBF members receive a 30% discount on registration

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Sponsors and Exhibitors

With hundreds of delegates expected to join, sponsorship could raise your profile while supporting our activities.

Speakers and Panellists

Minshad-Ansari

Dr Minshad A Ansari

Founder and CEO, Bionema, UK

Michael Brownbridge

Michael Brownbridge

Biological Program Manager BioWorks Inc, USA

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Prof Toby JA Bruce

School of Life Sciences, Keele University, UK

pedro-carvalho

Pedro Carvalho

Knowledge Transfer Manager ‑ AgriFood, Innovate UK

Matt-Dixon

Matt Dixon

Managing Partner and Head of M&A,
CCD Partners

Kellye Eversole (1)

Kellye Eversole

Executive Director, International Alliance for Phytobiomes Research, USA

Stephen Ford

Stephen Ford

Technical Director, Ecolibrium Biologicals Ltd, New Zealand

Anna Gregson

Anna Gregson

Partner, UK & European Patent Attorney, Mathys & Squire, UK

Rene Haensel

Rene Haensel

Technical Director Agriculture & Global Senior Expert, Evonik, Germany

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE

Assistant Pro Vice Chancellor (Enterprise), University of South Wales, UK

Dr Fatma Kaplan

Dr Fatma Kaplan

CEO/CSO, Pheronym, USA

Dr Patrick Kabouw

Dr Patrick Kabouw

Global Registration Manager, BASF, Germany

Jennifer Lewis

Jennifer Lewis

Executive Director, IBMA, UK

Marcus Meadows-Smith

Marcus Meadows-Smith

CEO, Bioconsortia, USA

Carol Pullen

Carol Pullen

General Manager, Oro Agri Europe, The Netherlands

Caroline Reid

Caroline Reid

Senior Technical Support Lead - Northern Europe, Bioline Agriscience, UK

Carsten Riedl

Carsten Riedl

European Marketing Manager, Evonik, Germany

IanTracey

Ian Tracey

Founder, Anchored In Ltd

Daniel Zommick

Daniel Zommick

Global Technical Development Specialist, Valent Biosciences, USA

Professor Zhibing Zhang BEng

Prof Zhibing Zhang

Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK.

Speakers and Panellists

Minshad-Ansari

Dr Minshad A Ansari

Founder and CEO, Bionema, UK

Michael Brownbridge

Michael Brownbridge

Biological Program Manager BioWorks Inc, USA

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Prof Toby JA Bruce

School of Life Sciences, Keele University, UK

pedro-carvalho

Pedro Carvalho

Knowledge Transfer Manager ‑ AgriFood, Innovate UK

Kellye Eversole (1)

Kellye Eversole

Executive Director, International Alliance for Phytobiomes Research, USA

Stephen Ford

Stephen Ford

Technical Director, Ecolibrium Biologicals Ltd, New Zealand

Anna Gregson

Anna Gregson

Partner, UK & European Patent Attorney, Mathys & Squire, UK

Rene Haensel

Rene Haensel

Technical Director Agriculture & Global Senior Expert, Evonik, Germany

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE

Assistant Pro Vice Chancellor (Enterprise), University of South Wales, UK

Dr Fatma Kaplan

Dr Fatma Kaplan

CEO/CSO, Pheronym, USA

Dr Patrick Kabouw

Dr Patrick Kabouw

Global Registration Manager, BASF, Germany

Jennifer Lewis

Jennifer Lewis

Executive Director, IBMA, UK

Marcus Meadows-Smith

Marcus Meadows-Smith

CEO, Bioconsortia, USA

Carol Pullen

Carol Pullen

General Manager, Oro Agri Europe, The Netherlands

Caroline Reid

Caroline Reid

Senior Technical Support Lead - Northern Europe, Bioline Agriscience, UK

Carsten Riedl

Carsten Riedl

European Marketing Manager, Evonik, Germany

IanTracey

Ian Tracey

Founder, Anchored In Ltd

Daniel Zommick

Daniel Zommick

Global Technical Development Specialist, Valent Biosciences, USA

Professor Zhibing Zhang BEng

Prof Zhibing Zhang

Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK.

Programme Overview

DAY 1: Monday 23rd May 2022
08:00
Registration opens and doors open for Exhibitors
10:00
Welcome coffee
10:30
SESSION 1: Complex challenges facing the BioProtection Industry
Food security, consumer demand, and regulatory issues
13:00
Networking lunch in the exhibition area
14:00
SESSION 2: Products and Services
Addressing global challenges through innovation
16:30
Session closes and departure for hotels

World BioProtection Awards Night

Winners will be announced at a Black-Tie Gala Dinner
19:00 Drinks reception
19:45 Dinner and Awards ceremony
Carriages at midnight
DAY 2: Tuesday 24th May 2022
08:00
Registration and Exhibition open / Coffee
09:00
SESSION 3: Innovation: Formulations and Applications
Addressing global challenges through innovation
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
SESSION 4: Technology Adoption
Case studies from end users
13:00
Networking lunch in the exhibition area
14.00
SESSION 5: Looking to the Future
Challenges and Opportunities (including an update on the WBF campaign for regulatory reform)
16:30
Session closes and departure for hotels
DAY 3: Wednesday 25th May 2022
08:00
Registration and Exhibition open / Coffee
09:00
SESSION 6: Commercialisation: Investment and Acceleration
Collaboration across industry, academia, investors and public bodies
11:30
Coffee break
11:30
SESSION 7: InvestorReady Session
A Panel of Entrepreneurs, Investors, Patent Attorneys and Industry experts evaluate pitches, offering advice and judging the best pitch
13:00
Networking lunch in the exhibition area
14:00
Summit close

Media Partners

Media Partners

Media Partners

Registration Form

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Registration Form

Please complete the form below to register your attendance. You will receive an invoice by email, which must be paid in accordance with payment terms to secure your registration.

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Useful Contacts

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities: james.air@worldbioprotectionforum.com
Programme and speaker information: sarah.harding@worldbioprotectionforum.com
Abstract submissions and calls for papers: sarah.harding@worldbioprotectionforum.com
Invoicing and event management queries: meraj.syeda@biopesticidesummit.com
Membership and media queries: laura.air@worldbioprotectionforum.com