In its tenth year, the DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) has assembled a dynamic roster of speakers for its Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting, March 24-26, 2015: http://bit.ly/JGI-UMX-agenda. This vibrant scientific conference and set of workshops, consistently voted the best “model organism/plant and animal meetings,” by readers of GenomeWeb, typically draws about 450 researchers from over 75 different institutions from all over the world to Walnut Creek, California. Topics include microbial genomics, fungal genomics, metagenomics, and plant genomics; genome editing, secondary metabolites, pathway engineering, synthetic biology, high-throughput functional genomics, high-performance computing applications and societal impact of technological advances. State-of-the-art presentations by invited speakers as well as short talks selected from poster abstracts. Check out the workshops, too: http://bit.ly/UMX-workshops