(AlgaeIndustryMagazine.comOctober 27, 2011) – There was an obvious evolution to the annual Algal Biomass Summit that concluded Thursday, Oct. 27, in Minneapolis, symbolized by an attendance increase of 25% over last year’s event in Phoenix – to 793, a 50% increase in trade show exhibitors—to 72 booths, more than 100 poster presentations, and 125 speakers. “The quality of the presenters was so much higher than in the past,” said ABO Executive Director Mary Rosenthal. “It’s become highly competitive to participate as a speaker. This was the first year we had to turn people down—we had 300 submissions for the 125 slots available.”  (Read Article)