Plant Based Products Council Announces Nebraska Governor as Opening Speaker

Discounted Early Bird Registration Ends January 31

January 22, 2024

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Plant Based Products Council (PBPC) announced Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen as the official opening speaker for PBPC 2024: Circular Solutions, which will take place Apr. 8-10 in Omaha, NE.

Governor Pillen, who will deliver the conference’s opening remarks, stated,

“I am confident this year’s conference will prove invaluable in our collective pursuit to drive sustainable and innovative solutions in the plant-based products industry. That creates great value to Nebraska agriculture.”

Joining Governor Pillen are esteemed speakers from industry organizations, including Sea F. Briganti, Founder and CEO of LOLIWARE Inc., and Mark Remmert, CEO of Green Dot Bioplastics, who will both participate in a panel on feedstock diversity and the future of plant-based innovations, and Jason Robinson, CEO of Evoco, Ltd., who will discuss durable bioproducts.

The conference also gained two additional sponsors, Green Plains and Primient, joining the list that includes Bio Nebraska, Cargill, Corn Refiners Association, Iowa Corn Promotion Board, NatureWorks, and Nebraska Corn Board.

“We are privileged to receive Governor Pillen’s warm welcome to Omaha on behalf of PBPC, our valued members, and distinguished industry leaders. His steadfast support is poised to establish a productive atmosphere for the conference,” said James Glueck, Executive Director of PBPC. “Additionally, we’re thrilled to welcome Green Plains and Primient as valued sponsors for this year’s event. We look forward to working with them now and in the future.”

The discounted early registration for Circular Solutions ends on Jan. 31, 2024. For more information, please visit https://pbpc.com/pbpc2024/. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of shaping the future of sustainable solutions.

WHAT:PBPC 2024: Circular Solutions  
WHEN:Monday, Apr. 8 – Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2024
WHERE:Marriott Downtown, Capitol District, 222 N 10th St., Omaha, NE 68102
WHY:PBPC 2024: Circular Solutions will bring together industry leaders, policymakers, brand ambassadors, and other stakeholders for panels, keynotes, networking sessions, and more. 
MORE INFO:https://pbpc.com/pbpc2024/
CONTACT:Keniece Barbee, keniece@pbpc.com  


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, support growers, and champion programs and policies that will improve the value chain and support the growth of the plant-based products industry, helping to harness its economic potential to deliver a more sustainable future.