D. Glass Associates, Inc.

David J. Glass, Ph.D.
Selected Presentations and Speeches


Biofuels and Renewable Fuels

Updating the Coordinated Framework: What does it mean for biofuels and bio-based chemicals?”, BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, San Diego, CA, April 19, 2016.

"Challenges and Opportunities: Managing US and International Regulation of Industrial Biotechnology Activities", Society for Biological Engineering Workshop "Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology", San Diego, CA, September 29, 2015.

"Government Regulation of Synthetic Biology: is the existing framework sufficient to address uses of SynBio in industrial biotechnology?", BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 22, 2015.

"The Emerging Roadmap to Gain Regulatory Approvals for Uses of Genetically Modified Algae in Biofuel or Bio-Based Chemical Production"
, BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 20, 2015.

"New Fuel Pathway Petitions under the RFS and California LCFS", BIO Pacific Rim Conference, San Diego, CA, December 9, 2014.

Scientific and regulatory considerations for the use of genetically modified algae in biofuel or bioproducts production,” plenary talk, 4th International Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts Conference, Santa Fe, NM, June 18, 2014.

International Regulation of Industrial Biotechnology,” (poster presentation), BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Philadelphia, PA, May 12-15, 2014.

Legal and Policy Issues Affecting Biofuel Development,” 6th Annual Biofuels Law and Regulation Conference, Urbana, IL, May 2, 2014.

"Regulatory Strategies for Use of Genetically Modified Organisms in Biofuel Production", BIO Pacific Rim Conference, San Diego, CA, December 10, 2013.

"International Regulations Governing the Use of Algae or Cyanobacteria in Fuel Production" (poster presentation), 2013 Algae Biomass Summit, Orlando, FL, September 30-October 3, 2013.

Joule: A Transformative Production Platform for Liquid Fuel from the Sun”, SAE International 2013 Government/Industry Meeting, Washington, DC, January 30, 2013.

"Joule Unlimited Technologies, Inc.: A Breakthrough in the Production of Advanced Solar Fuels", New Mexico Biotechnology Association (NMBio) monthly meeting, Albuquerque, NM, May 8, 2012.

"Applications of Biotechnology to Improve Energy Crops for Biofuel Production", World Biofuels Markets, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, March 22, 2011 (also Session Chair for "Energy Crops" session, consisting of four panels during the course of the day).

"Impact of Government Biotechnology Regulations on Use of Genetically Modified or Synthetic Algae in Biofuel Production", Algae Biomass Summit, Phoenix, AZ, September 28, 2010.

"Prospects for the Use of Genetic Engineering in Biofuel Production", EUEC 2010, Phoenix, AZ, February 2, 2010.

"Impact of Government Biotechnology Regulation on Biofuel Development" (poster session), CleanTech 2008, Boston, MA, June 2008.


Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs

Simplifying Regulatory Approvals for Genetically Modified Yeasts in Distillers Co-Products”, Fuel Ethanol Workshop, Milwaukee, WI, June 21, 2016.

 Updating the Coordinated Framework: What does it mean for biofuels and bio-based chemicals?”, BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, San Diego, CA, April 19, 2016.

"Challenges and Opportunities: Managing US and International Regulation of Industrial Biotechnology Activities", Society for Biological Engineering Workshop "Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology", San Diego, CA, September 29, 2015.

"Government Regulation of Synthetic Biology: is the existing framework sufficient to address uses of SynBio in industrial biotechnology?", BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 22, 2015.

"The Emerging Roadmap to Gain Regulatory Approvals for Uses of Genetically Modified Algae in Biofuel or Bio-Based Chemical Production"
, BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 20, 2015.

Scientific and regulatory considerations for the use of genetically modified algae in biofuel or bioproducts production,” plenary talk, 4th International Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts Conference, Santa Fe, NM, June 18, 2014.

International Regulation of Industrial Biotechnology,” (poster presentation), BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Philadelphia, PA, May 12-15, 2014.

Legal and Policy Issues Affecting Biofuel Development,” 6th Annual Biofuels Law and Regulation Conference, Urbana, IL, May 2, 2014.

"Regulatory Strategies for Use of Genetically Modified Organisms in Biofuel Production", BIO Pacific Rim Conference, San Diego, CA, December 10, 2013.

"International Regulations Governing the Use of Algae or Cyanobacteria in Fuel Production" (poster presentation), 2013 Algae Biomass Summit, Orlando, FL, September 30-October 3, 2013.

"Applications of Biotechnology to Improve Energy Crops for Biofuel Production", World Biofuels Markets, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, March 22, 2011.

"Impact of Government Biotechnology Regulations on Use of Genetically Modified or Synthetic Algae in Biofuel Production", Algae Biomass Summit, Phoenix, AZ, September 28, 2010.

"Prospects for the Use of Genetic Engineering in Biofuel Production", EUEC 2010, Phoenix, AZ, February 2, 2010. 

"Impact of Government Biotechnology Regulation on Biofuel Development" (poster session), CleanTech 2008, Boston, MA, June 2008.

"Case Study: Obtaining Regulatory Approval and Implementing Field Trials of Transgenic Plants for Mercury Phytoremediation". Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop, U.S. DOD SERDP and ESTCP Programs, Washington, DC, November 2005.

"Case Study: Obtaining Regulatory Approval and Implementing Field Trials of Transgenic Plants for Mercury Phytoremediation". Third International Phytotechnologies Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2005.

"Prospects for Use and Regulation of Transgenic Plants in Phytoremediation". Platform presentation, 4th International Bioremediation Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 1997; poster presentation, 2nd International Phytoremediation Conference, Seattle, WA, June 1997.

"Obtaining Regulatory Approval for the Use of Genetically Engineered Organisms in Environmental Applications" (poster session), 7th International Symposium on Gas, Oil, and Environmental Biotechnology, Colorado Springs, CO, December 1994.

"Experience with TSCA-Biotech Product Development and Regulation" (speaker and panelist), Keystone Center Biotechnology & TSCA Workshop, Washington, DC, June 1993.

"Obtaining Regulatory Approval for Biotreatment with Engineered Organisms", 2nd International In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 1993.

"Experiences with Large-Scale Environmental Use of Microorganisms", ASM/AAM Workshop on Strategies and Mechanisms for Field Research in Environmental Bioremediation, San Antonio, TX, January 1993.

"Obtaining Regulatory Approval for Biotreatment with Engineered Organisms", HMC/Superfund '92, Washington, DC, December 1992.

"Negotiating the EPA Regulatory Scene -- Problems to Avoid, Moving the Application Forward, and Case Studies", chairman and speaker; BioEast'92, Washington, DC, January 1992.

"Media Relations in Biotechnology Regulation and Risk Communication"; Boston University Wang Institute, BioStrategies, Tyngsboro, MA, November 1990.

"An Overview of Current Attitudes towards the Use of Microorganisms in the Environment"; Environmental Biotechnology Conference, Knoxville, TN, October 1990.

"Managing Government Regulations and Public Perceptions of Biotechnology Field Tests: One Company's Experience"; Biotreatment '89; Washington, DC, November 1989.

"Environmental Regulations of Bioengineered Products: An Industry Perspective", Association of Biotechnology Companies, Third International Meeting, Washington, DC, March 1989.

"A Case Study: Obtaining Government Approval and Community Acceptance for Field Tests of Rhizobia", AgBiotech '89, Washington, DC, March 1989.


Biotechnology, Medical Device Patents and Licensing

"Panel Discussion  -- Partnering and Licensing", 4th Annual Metabolic Diseases World Summit, Cambridge, Mass., November 2008.

"Survey on Industry Sponsored Research Practices", Workshop, Association of University Technology Managers East Region Meeting, Washington, DC, June 2007.

“Deal Structures: Partnerships between the Hospital and the Venture Capitalist”, Panel Member, Workshop, “Tech Transfer Investing”, IBF Conference, Boston, Mass., November 2004.

"Drug Screening Patents and the Protection of Early Stage Inventions – An Academic Perspective". Cutting Edge Biotechnology Law and Practice, Mass. Continuing Law Education seminar, Boston, Mass., January 2004.

"Technology Transfer: Productivity and Profit Through Collaboration: The Academic Perspective". Annual Meeting and Exhibition, American Association of Cereal Chemists, Montreal, Quebec, October 2002.

 "Promising You the World: How to use the PCT as Part of a Winning Patenting Strategy", Panel member on workshop presented by Fish and Richardson, PC, Boston, MA, February 2002.

"Building and Maintaining a Winning Portfolio: Considerations for Industry-Academic Relationships", Biotechnology Industry Organization BIO 2001 Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2001.

"Medical Device Licensing from an Academic Perspective", Licensing Executives Society Greater Boston Chapter, Boston, MA, October 1999.

"Commercial Forum", Panel Presentation on university-industry technology transfer, Annual Meeting, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, May 1999.

"Licensing Agricultural Inventions from an Academic Medical Center", Association of University Technology Managers Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 1999.

"University Medical Centers and Pharmaceutical Arrangements: Is the Outcome Equal to the Fanfare?", IBC University Licensing Agreements Conference, Washington, DC, November 1997.

"The Corporate Approach to Industrial/Non-Profit Relations", Panel Presentation, Annual Meeting, Society of Research Administrators, Atlanta, GA, October 1997.

"The Role of Teaching Hospitals in the Tech Transfer Process", Economic Development Forum: Medical Devices, Joint House-Senate Committee meeting, State House, Boston, MA, March 1997.

"The Role of Teaching Hospitals in the Tech Transfer Process", Commercializing Medical Technology, MassMedic Collaborative Initiatives Conference, Waltham, MA, December 1996.

"International Licensing and Sponsored Research Agreements: The Issues and The Sensitivities", Panel Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Association of University Technology Managers, Nashville, TN, February 1995.

"Pending Legislative Developments Relative to Academic Technology Transfer", Strategic Use of Patents in Biotech Product Development (IBC's 3rd Annual Conference on International Patent Protection), Washington, DC, February 1994.

"Legal Issues in Licensing and Patenting in the University Setting", Workshop, Industry and Government in the Academic Setting: Benefits and Conflicts, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research, Boston, MA, December 1993.

"Technology Transfer and Licensing", Panel Presentation, Mass. Biotechnology Research Institute/Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie, & Lougee, Worcester, MA, June 1992.


International Remediation Markets

"International Remediation Markets: Perspectives And Trends", plenary speaker, 2nd Annual International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, CA, May 22, 2000.


Phytoremediation

Case Study: Obtaining Regulatory Approval and Implementing Field Trials of Transgenic Plants for Mercury Phytoremediation. Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop, U.S. DOD SERDP and ESTCP Programs, Washington, DC, November 2005.

Case Study: Obtaining Regulatory Approval and Implementing Field Trials of Transgenic Plants for Mercury Phytoremediation. Third International Phytotechnologies Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2005.

"Phytoremediation Research and Commercial Activity: A Comparison of European and American Trends", ICOBTE Conference, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, July 2001.

"U.S. and International Activities in Phytoremediation: Industry and Market Overview", poster presentation, U.S. EPA Phytoremediation conference, Boston, MA, May 2000.

"Phytoremediation's Growth and Acceptance in Worldwide Commercial Markets, 1999-2000", luncheon speaker, 15th Annual International Conference on Contaminated Soil and Water, Amherst, MA, October 1999.

"The International Phytoremediation Market and Where It's Going", platform presentation, 4th International Phytoremediation Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 1999.

"International Activities in Phytoremediation: Industry and Market Overview", platform presentation, 31st Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference, Storrs, CT, June 1999.

"International Activities in Phytoremediation: Industry and Market Overview", platform presentation, 5th International Bioremediation Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 1999.

"International Activities in Phytoremediation: Industry and Market Overview", luncheon speaker, 9th Annual West Coast Conference on Contaminated Soils and Groundwater, Oxnard, CA, March 1999.

"The Science and Business of Phytoremediation", 11th Annual Research Symposium, California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology", Pomona, CA, January 1999.

"Defining Phytoremediation's Niche in the U.S. Site Remediation Market", Platform presentation, and "Reaching Regulatory Acceptance for Phytoremediation", session moderator, CBI 1998 Annual Conference on Phytoremediation", New Orleans, LA, November 1998.

"Phytoremediation: 1998 Market and Industry Update", Platform presentation, 3rd International Phytoremediation Conference, Houston, TX, June 1998.

"Prospects for Use and Regulation of Transgenic Plants in Phytoremediation". Platform presentation, 4th International Bioremediation Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 1997; poster presentation, 2nd International Phytoremediation Conference, Seattle, WA, June 1997.

"Evaluating Phytoremediation's Potential Share of the Remediation Market", Second International Phytoremediation Conference, Seattle, WA, June 1997.


Bioremediation

"Innovative Biological Technologies for Wastewater Treatment", session chair, New England EnviroExpo, Boston, MA, May 1999.

"International Bioremediation: Recent Developments in Established and Emerging Markets",
4th International Bioremediation Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 1997.

"Worldwide Markets for Bioremediation Offer Opportunities for Growth", poster and platform presentation, Superfund XVI, Washington, DC, November 1995.

"International Bioremediation: Growing Markets and Opportunities", keynote presentation, 3rd International In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 1995.

"An Overview of Approaches to Bioremediation", HazMat'92, Atlantic City, NJ, June 1992.

"Overview of Approaches to Biological Waste Treatment"; New England Environmental Expo '91, Boston, MA, May 1991.

"Biological Waste Treatment: Promise and Reality", chairman and speaker; Association of Biotechnology Companies, Fifth International Meeting, Washington, DC, May 1991.



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