ABO shows pre-agenda for Salt Lake City Summit

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced the preliminary agenda for the 11th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, being held in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 29-November 1, 2017. The sessions feature a wide range of discussions about the impact that the latest advances in algae commercialization… [Read the full story]

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]

ABO partners with Egypt’s NIOF

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has partnered with Egypt’s National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) to promote research and commercialization of algae technologies worldwide. Besides their interest in algae, both organizations hail from similarly named cities: NIOF is based in Alexandria… [Read the full story]

ABS to celebrate 10th anniversary in Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona is host city for the 10th annual Algae Biomass Summit (ABS,) taking place October 23 – 26 at the Renaissance Glendale Phoenix Hotel & Spa. ABS, the largest event on the algae calendar, brings together professionals from all sectors of the world’s algae utilization industries including… [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]

Algae-based feed could reduce CO2 levels

A new peer-reviewed study, reported by the Algae Biomass Organization, has shown that widespread use of algae in animal feed could help limit the rise in global temperature to 2 degrees Celsius by 2100 and possibly even turn back the clock, bringing atmospheric carbon concentrations down to preindustrial levels…

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]

ABO announces preliminary agenda for ABS

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced the preliminary agenda for the 9th Annual Algae Biomass Summit — including the plenary and breakout sessions — focusing on advances in algae commercialization, research and finance. The agenda for the Summit, which kicks off with tours… [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]

ABO accepting abstracts and proposals for 2015 Summit

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) is now accepting abstracts and proposals for keynote speakers, panel presentations and poster sessions for the ninth annual Algae Biomass Summit, taking place September 30-October 2 in Washington, DC, at the Marriott Washington Wardman Park. The deadline… [Read the full story]

Assistant Secretary of the Navy McGinn to keynote ABS

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), has announced that Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment) Dennis McGinn will be a keynote speaker at the 8th Annual Algae…

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 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 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…

ABO launches second “Summer of Algae” campaign

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), has kicked off its second annual “Summer of Algae,” a national campaign sponsored by ABO and implemented by member companies, to raise awareness…

Agenda announced for ABS Orlando

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), has announced the preliminary agenda for the 7th Annual Algae Biomass Summit (ABS), along with the roster of algae experts and leaders that will be discussing…

CO2-consuming algae in the new Era of Regulation

Today’s announcement (June 25, 2013) by the Obama Administration on regulations to reduce the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions presents significant partnership opportunities for the U.S. algae…

Support Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

I’d like to request that you help our industry this month with a call to your Congressional delegation in support of new legislation that could have a game changing effect on how algae projects are financed…

ABO announces 2013-2015 Board of Directors

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) has just announced the election of seven members to its Board of Directors for the 2013-2015 term. The new and re-elected board members join eight others that are…

ABO webinar on saltwater resources and commercial algae production

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) will be hosting a webinar May 9, 2013 at 2pm ET on the impacts on water resources that may come with the expansion of the algae industry…

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