Plant Based Products Council Unveils First Panels and Speakers for PBPC 2024: Circular Solutions

December 19, 2023 

Washington, D.C. – The Plant Based Products Council (PBPC) is thrilled to unveil the first speakers and panels for its annual conference from Apr. 8-10, 2024, at the Marriott Downtown in Omaha, NE. Industry leaders, policymakers, growers, and stakeholders who influence and shape the future of plant-based innovation and sustainability will converge at this marquee event. Panels and speakers will include:

Feedstock Diversity: Innovating the Future of Plant-Based Products
Sea F. Briganti, Founder and CEO of LOLIWARE Inc., will share insights into her award-winning materials tech company, a pioneer in the replacement of single-use plastics with seaweed-derived products. Joining her is Mark Remmert, CEO of Green Dot Bioplastics, who will discuss how his company utilizes a range of feedstocks to enhance plastics, exploring topics like consistency, supply reliability, scaling-up, and more. The panel will explore the diverse feedstocks driving innovation in plant-based products.

Beyond Functionality: Exploring the World of Durable Bioproducts
Jason Robinson, CEO of Evoco, Ltd., will explore how durable, long-lasting products spanning apparel, automotive components, and construction materials, are delivering for consumers, companies, and more. The panel will discuss how renewable inputs are steering a sustainability revolution and enhancing the performance of durable goods.

More speakers will be announced in 2024.

James Glueck, PBPC’s Executive Director stated, “We are excited to announce our first speakers and panels for PBPC 2024: Circular Solutions. The depth of knowledge and experiences our panel speakers will bring to the event will help fuel meaningful discussions and connections between the most innovative minds in the industry.”

Sea F. Briganti, Founder and CEO of LOLIWARE Inc
Sea F. Briganti, Founder and CEO of LOLIWARE Inc.
Mark Remmert, CEO of Green Dot Bioplastics
Jason Robinson, CEO of Evoco, Ltd.
Jason Robinson, CEO of Evoco, Ltd.

PBPC 2024: Circular Solutions is sponsored by Bio Nebraska, Cargill, Corn Refiners Association, Iowa Corn Promotion Board, NatureWorks, and Nebraska Corn Board. Early registration is open now through Jan. 31, 2024. Please visit https://pbpc.com/annual-conference/ to learn more. 


 About Plant Based Products Council 
PBPC is an association of like-minded organizations that are advocating for a shift toward a more circular bioeconomy through greater adoption of renewable, plant-based materials supported by appropriate end-of-life infrastructure. We educate stakeholders and advocate for programs and policies that will support the growth of the plant-based products industry, helping to harness its environmental and economic potential to deliver a more sustainable future. Learn more at www.pbpc.com.