The Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition is the nation’s largest conference devoted to the new bioeconomy. Formerly the International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition, it has evolved to cover the complete range of woody biomass-derived bioproducts and the entire value chain from energy to fuels to bio-based chemicals. Throughout the conference’s 15-year history, it has earned a reputation as the best event of its kind in Canada.

This year’s conference is all about building a sustainable future… together. We invite business, community and First Nations leaders, elected officials and academics, and anyone interested in the contribution of renewables to the future circular economy to join us in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada June 23-24, 2021.

Conference Topics:

  • The Circular Bioeconomy: The Way Forward
  • Opportunity Knocks: Investing in the New Bioeconomy
  • The Critical Role of Governments in Developing the Bioeconomy
  • Accelerating the National Bioeconomy Strategy

Specialized workshops offered on:

  • Community Bioeconomy
  • Energy, Fuels and Bio-Based Materials
  • Wood Products Safety

Two industry tours:

  • The Circular Bioeconomy in Motion
  • Bioeconomy Street

Board of Directors

Bill Adams
Vice-President, Sustainability and Innovation

Mercer International

Scott Bax
Chief Operating Officer

Pinnacle Renewable Energy

Sandy Ferguson
Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Business Development

Conifex Timber

Kim Hayhurst

Hey K Marketing

Blair Hogan

Gúnta Business Consulting

Tim Hoy

Clean Energy Consulting

Bob Larocque
Senior Vice-President

Forest Products Association of Canada

Stan Mitchell


Greg Stewart

Sinclar Group Forest Products

Alexandra Stuthridge
Commercialization Manager

Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet)

John Swaan
Operations and Project Development Lead


Rob van Adrichem
Director of External Relations

City of Prince George