ABO on search for ’18 ABS venue

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) is seeking a venue to host the 12th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, to take place over 3-4 days in September or October, 2018. The event attracts more than 120 speakers, nearly 600 attendees and more than 50 exhibitors from 20+ countries… [Read the full story]

Board elections for ABO, Beaudry-Losique new chair

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced the election of six new and returning members to its 18-member Board of Directors for the 2016-2018 term. ABO also welcomed Jacques Beaudry-Losique, Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development for Algenol… [Read the full story]

ABO announces agenda for next ABS

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced the preliminary agenda for the 10th Annual Algae Biomass Summit (ABS), being held in Phoenix, Arizona, October 23-26, 2016. The plenary and breakout sessions will discuss the latest advances in algae commercialization, research… [Read the full story]

ABO accepting abstracts and proposals for ABS

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced that the tenth annual Algae Biomass Summit will take place October 23 – October 26 in Phoenix, AZ at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa. The ABO is now accepting abstracts and proposals for keynote speakers, panel presentations… [Read the full story]

Sabarsky, Beaudry-Losique new ABO Chair, Vice Chair

Martin Sabarsky, CEO of Cellana, has been appointed Chair of the Algae Biomass Organization’s Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term; and Jacques Beaudry-Losique, Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Algenol, has been appointed Vice Chair. Previous Chair, Tim Burns… [Read the full story]

EPA endorses CCU in Clean Power Plan

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) is applauding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) release of the final version of its Clean Power Plan, which notes that “state plans may allow affected EGU (Electric Generating Units) to use qualifying CCU technologies to reduce CO2… [Read the full story]

ABO 2015 algae industry survey shows optimism

A survey of the algae industry conducted by the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) broadly shows high expectations for continued growth in the sector as well as increased production of a wide range of algae-derived products. The survey was conducted in February 2015 and includes more than… [Read the full story]

RFS important, even with abundant energy

On December 10, 2014, the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) urged Congress and the EPA to recognize the value and importance of a stable Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for algae biofuel development. A Statement for the Record was presented to the House Oversight and Government Reform…

ABO and EABA form partnership for member benefits

The US-based Algae Biomass Organization and the European Algae Biomass Association have agreed to a partnership that extends the member benefits of each organization. The two organizations have also agreed to collaborate to further the development of algae biomass technologies… [Read the full story]

ABO expands carbon utilization campaign

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), has unveiled a new website – recyclecarbon.org – as part of its ongoing campaign to persuade the EPA to explicitly recognize Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) technologies as approved emissions reduction strategies under its new power plant… [Read the full story]

Tim Burns, Martin Sabarsky to lead ABO Board

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced that Tim Burns, Co-founder and Board Member of BioProcess Algae LLC, has been appointed Chair; and Martin Sabarsky, CEO of Cellana, Inc., has been appointed Vice Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors for the 2014-2016 term… [Read the full story]

ABO petition encourages EPA to approve CO2 recycling

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) announced at the Algae Biomass Summit, September 30, 2014 in San Diego, that it has initiated a “We the People”” petition to the White House and called for those who…

ABS to showcase algae engineering

The Engineering and Analysis track of the 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place in San Diego, California, September 29-October 2 will highlight a wide range of new technologies and scientific…

AIM Interview: Matthew Carr, ABO Executive Director

Matthew Carr was recently named executive director of the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the leading trade association for the algae industry. His presence will soon become familiar to the industry when…

Agenda announced for 8th ABS in San Diego

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced the preliminary agenda for the 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, showcasing the latest advances in algae commercialization, research and finance…

Matthew Carr chosen as new ABO executive director


The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced Matthew Carr, Ph.D. as its new executive director. Dr. Carr has more than a decade of policy and advocacy experience, most recently serving as…

ABO appoints new board

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced the election of eight members to its Board of Directors for the 2014-2016 term. The group includes both new and re-elected members who will join…

ABO releases 2014 Algae Industry Survey

A new survey of the algae industry conducted by the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) broadly shows an industry that is growing, from increased production of biomass and oils…

ABO announces San Diego, CA will host next ABS

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced that the eighth annual Algae Biomass Summit (ABS) will take place September 29-October 2 in San Diego, California, a global hub of algae research…

ABO invites abstracts for 2014 ABS in San Diego

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) is now accepting abstracts for speaking and poster opportunities for the 2014 Algae Biomass Summit, to be held at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina…

ABO endorses Senate farm bill

The U.S. Senate, on February 4, passed the long stalled farm bill that expands and reassesses benefits for agribusiness to the tune of nearly $1 trillion in spending over the next 10 years…

ABO moving to DC, seeking new ED

Mary McCormick, recently elected Chair of the Algae Biomass Organization’s Board of Directors, has announced major changes in the works for the five-year old trade association…

ABO encourages CCR and CCS

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has just encouraged the EPA to include the carbon capture and reuse (CCR) as an approved strategy for compliance under its New Source Performance Standard, a draft version of which…

ABO and Japanese Algae Industry Consortium Announce Pact

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) and the Algae Industry Incubation Consortium, Japan (AIIC), a group working to commercialize algae biofuels in Japan, have announced a cooperative effort to share…

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