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Call to Action for a Truly Sustainable Renewable Future
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-Include high octane/high ethanol Regular Grade fuel in EPA Tier 3 regulations.

-Use a dedicated, self-reducing non-renewable carbon user fee to fund renewable energy R&D.

-Start an Apollo-type program to bring New Ideas to sustainable biofuel and …

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International Competitiveness and the Auto Industry: What’s the Role of Motor Vehicle Emission Standards? — May 22, 2017 — Washington, DC
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International Competitiveness and the Auto Industry: What’s the Role of Motor Vehicle Emission Standards?   —   May 22, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Please join the Bipartisan Policy Center and the International Council on Clean Transportation for a panel discussion on how motor vehicle emission standards influence the international competitiveness of auto manufacturers and component suppliers. The effect …

Euractiv Hosting Workshop on Benefits of Biofuels for Rural Areas — May 12, 2017 — Belgium
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Euractiv Hosting Workshop on Benefits of Biofuels for Rural Areas   —   May 12, 2017   —   Belgium

by Meghan Sapp (Biofuels Digest)  In Belgium, Euractiv is hosting an event on biofuels in rural areas on Friday, supported by Pannonia Ethanol. Emigration, unemployment, lack of services: these are among the many challenges faced …

WEBINAR: Research on Students’ Thinking About Key Climate Change Data and Models — May 8, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Research on Students’ Thinking About Key Climate Change Data and Models   —   May 8, 2017

Join us for the next Council of Energy Research and Education Leaders (CEREL) energy education webinar, Research on Students’ Thinking About Key Climate Change Data and Models: Patterns and Implications for Teaching, led by Joyce Parker, …

Biobased and Renewable Chemical Conference — May 10-11, 2017 — Wilmington, DE
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Biobased and Renewable Chemical Conference   —  May 10-11, 2017    —   Wilmington, DE

The Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance (DESCA) and ACS GCI Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable (BTLR) are collaborating to offer a new biobased conference this May 10-11, 2017 at the Rockwood Park Carriage House in Wilmington, Delaware. …

Science Draws a Crowd
April 24, 2017 – 6:41 pm | No Comment

by Anthony Adragna (Politico’s Morning Energy)  … Hundreds of thousands of people across the country (and internationally) gathered on Earth Day for the March for Science, defending the role of science in policy-making and protesting the Trump …

Plant Based Summit — April 25-27, 2017 — Lille, France
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Plant Based Summit   —   April 25-27, 2017   —   Lille, France

In April 2017, Plant Based Summit will launch its 4th edition in Lille, with an even sharpened positioning on the innovation, the co-development and its operational implementation for the necessary deployment of bio-based products. It …

Dropet Ethanol Conference — May 10-11, 2017 — Marbella, Spain
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Dropet Ethanol Conference    —   May 10-11, 2017   —  Marbella, Spain

With a decade of solid presence in the global industrial and fuel ethanol markets, Dropet is proud to keep the tradition and to bring you this important market event on these days in the spring …

International Biogas Study Tour in Germany — May 2-5, 2017 — Stuttgart, Germany
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International Biogas Study Tour in Germany   —   May 2-5, 2017   —   Stuttgart, Germany

International Biogas Study Tour in Germany with focus on various AD-plant concepts —  IBBK Fachgruppe Biogas offers a 4-day study tour starting in Stuttgart and ending in Stuttgart. This tour will lead you to several …

International Biogas Operating and Engineering Course — April 24-28, 2017 — Stuttgart, Germany
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International Biogas Operating and Engineering Course —   April 24-28, 2017   —  Stuttgart, Germany

This 5-day intensive biogas training is designed to provide plant operators, decision makers and investors with profound specific operating and engineering knowledge. The anaerobic digestion course is conducted in English.
The registration brochure is now available.
Improved …

Leveraging Private Enterprise Capital with Public Funds and NREL Infrastructure to Accelerate Technology Commercialization for the Bioeconomy — April 12, 2017 — Golden, CO
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Leveraging Private Enterprise Capital with Public Funds and NREL Infrastructure to Accelerate Technology Commercialization for the Bioeconomy   —   April 12, 2017   —   Golden, CO

This invitation-only, full-day event will focus on all things related to the bioeconomy: biomass characterization and conversion, biofuels and bio-based materials and chemicals, as well as introduce NREL’s areas of expertise, capabilities, and facilities.

Discover …

Emerging Biomass Feedstock Forum — April 10, 2017 — Minneapolis, MN
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Emerging Biomass Feedstock Forum   —   April 10, 2017   —   Minneapolis, MN

As the biomass industry continues to grow, so too does the opportunity for other feedstocks to capitalize on this market and generate real revenue. Whether grown intentionally to diversify a farm operation or available already …

WEBINARS: March Madness 2017 – 20 Webinar Series Daily March 23 through May 1
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WEBINARS:  March Madness 2017 – 20 Webinar Series Daily March 23 through May 1

20 free webinars by world-class experts on the most pressing topics of the day – technology, market, policy, pricing and supply chain trends — what’s working, what’s new, what’s disruptive, and what’s coming up next? …

International Congress & Exhibition “BIOMASS: Fuel & Power” — April 19-20, 2017 — Moscow, Russia
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International Congress & Exhibition “BIOMASS: Fuel & Power”   —    April 19-20, 2017  —   Moscow, Russia

The Congress is leading international event on production and use of solid & liquid biofuels. The previous event gathered more than 200 senior executives from over 15 countries to discuss a variety of topics from …

7th European Algae Industry Summit — April 26-27, 2017 — Nice, France
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7th European Algae Industry Summit   —   April 26-27, 2017   —   Nice, France

The two day summit will bring together key players within the algae industry including leaders from cosmetics, food, feed, nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals across the globe to join our forum discussions and gain a deeper understanding of recent …

WEBINAR: OBIC Bioproduct Network Webinar: “Survival: Navigating Renewable Product Success” — April 25, 2017
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WEBINAR:  OBIC Bioproduct Network Webinar: “Survival: Navigating Renewable Product Success”   —   April 25, 2017

Joel is a frequent conference presenter on the topic of  renewables and was a key player in the drive to launch Green Biologics bio-butanol manufacturing facility. Please plan to join us and hear why there …

NREL’s Bioeconomy Industry Partnership Day — April 12, 2017 — Golden, CO
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NREL’s Bioeconomy Industry Partnership Day   —   April 12, 2017   —   Golden, CO

Leveraging private enterprise capital with public funds and NREL infrastructure to accelerate technology commercialization for the bioeconomy.

This invitation-only, full-day event will focus on all things related to the bioeconomy: biomass characterization and conversion, biofuels and …

The Seminar Group: Environmental Law in the Trump Administration — March 23, 2017 — Seattle, WA
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The Seminar Group: Environmental Law in the Trump Administration —   March 23, 2017   —   Seattle, WA

(also by live webcast)  Please join Stoel Rives attorneys as they provide their insight at The Seminar Group: Environmental Law in the Trump Administration on March 23 in Seattle, Washington.

These topics will be covered:

Priorities of …

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture-Europe — May 9-10, 2017 — Utrecht, Netherlands
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Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture-Europe   —   May 9-10, 2017   —   Utrecht, Netherlands

From exhibitions and scientific displays to discussion forums and live demonstrations, we have challenged ourselves to offer something of interest to visitors right along the value chain.

When GFIA was launched in 2014 at the invitation …

WEBINAR: Biochar: A Guide to Analytical Methods — March 27, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Biochar: A Guide to Analytical Methods   —   March 27, 2017

The soon to be released “Biochar: A Guide to Analytical Methods” provides procedures and guidelines to characterize biochar and the background for proposed analytical techniques.

Lead editor, Dr. Balwant Singh, will highlight some of the most useful information …

Sugar for the Chemical Industry – Opportunity or Danger? nova Session “Biomass for Industry: Supply, Acceptance and the Food vs. Fuels Debate” — March 23, 2017 — Cologne/Bonn Airport, Germany
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Sugar for the Chemical Industry – Opportunity or Danger? nova Session “Biomass for Industry: Supply, Acceptance and the Food vs. Fuels Debate”   —   March 23, 2017   —   Cologne/Bonn Airport, Germany

After the elimination of the sugar quota in September 2017, Europe will produce even more sugar than it consumes. Parallel more and more countries will introduce sugar taxes for food. Sinking profit margins and tougher …

WEBINAR: Cookstoves for Productive Uses — March 16, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Cookstoves for Productive Uses   —   March 16, 2017

In the cookstoves sector, much attention is appropriately paid to household-level cooking. But open fires and rudimentary biomass cookstoves are also used widely for entrepreneurial activities. Cleaner and more efficient cookstoves for these commercial applications …

3rd International Advanced Biofuels Conference — May 17-19, 2017 — Gothenburg, Sweden
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3rd International Advanced Biofuels Conference   —   May 17-19, 2017   —  Gothenburg, Sweden

The Swedish Bioenergy Association is organising the 3rd International Advanced Biofuels Conference in Gothenburg between the 17th and 19th of May 2017 in co-operation with IEA Bioenergy. During the event leading experts will gather to …

Industry Roundtable: Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Production Project (ADBPP) Biofuels 2 Solicitation Number: FOA-RQKM-2017-0006 — March 1, 2017 — Washington, DC
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Industry Roundtable:  Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Production Project (ADBPP) Biofuels 2 Solicitation Number: FOA-RQKM-2017-0006   —   March 1, 2017   —   Washington, DC

The United States Department of Navy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy are co-hosting an industry roundtable for the full complement of participants in the biofuels supply chain. The purpose …

Navigating the American Carbon World — April 19-21, 2017 — San Francisco, CA
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Navigating the American Carbon World    —   April 19-21, 2017   —   San Francisco, CA

NACW is North America’s largest and most comprehensive gathering for information and discussion around climate change policy and carbon markets. In its 15th year, NACW 2017 will offer a comprehensive program agenda exploring the most …

Preparing Alberta’s Municipalities – The CleanTech Transformation — March 23-24, 2017 — Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada
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Preparing Alberta’s Municipalities – The CleanTech Transformation   —   March 23-24, 2017   —   Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada

A gathering of Alberta’s municipal innovators in clean technologies: policy and business leaders, researchers and citizens! All engaged in the bottom up transformation of Alberta’s economy and jobs, communities and life-styles  —    Expertise … …

F.O. Licht’s Sugar & Ethanol Brazil — April 24-26, 2017 — Sao Paulo, Brazil
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F.O. Licht’s Sugar & Ethanol Brazil   —   April 24-26, 2017   —   Sao Paulo, Brazil

The 13th Annual F.O. Licht’s Sugar & Ethanol Brazil, taking place on 24 – 26 April 2017 is your opportunity to meet executives from across the supply chain in Brazil and key trading countries.  Key decision …

Advanced Technologies in Oilseed Processing, Edible Oil Refining and Oil Modification – Focus On Sunflower Seed — April 12-13, 2017 — Izmir, Turkey
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Advanced Technologies in Oilseed Processing, Edible Oil Refining and Oil Modification – Focus On Sunflower Seed   —   April 12-13, 2017   —   Izmir, Turkey

In collaboration with YABITED Annual Meeting, April 13-15, 2017

PROGRAM

Day 1: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

8:50
Opening remarks
9:00
Chemistry of Oils and Fats, Dr. Roland Verhé, Ghent University – Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant, Belgium
Session 1: Advanced Oilseed Processing
9:30
Energy …

Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop: Growing an Industry — March 16, 2017 — Wooster, OH
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Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop:  Growing an Industry   —   March 16, 2017   —   Wooster, OH

Ohio State University Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering workshop on Advanced Biobased Systems

PERSPECTIVES ON BIOBASED INDUSTRIES

Biobased Industries: Setting the Stage
Denny Hall, Director, OBIC Bioproduct Innovation Center, Ohio State University

Biomass Utilization in Iowa: Research …

American-Made BioEnergy from Field to Refinery: Feedstock Logistics — February 17, 2017 — Washington, DC
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American-Made BioEnergy from Field to Refinery: Feedstock Logistics   —   February 17, 2017   —   Washington, DC

(PR Newswire/C_FARE)  The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics and the USDA Office of the Chief Economist Energy Policy and New Uses (OEPNU) have joined together to host a discussion entitled: “American-Made BioEnergy from …

WEBINAR: Ecosystem Service Payments for Switchgrass Production Could Improve Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay — May 9, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Ecosystem Service Payments for Switchgrass Production Could Improve Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay   —   May 9, 2017

Peter B. Woodbury, Senior Research Associate, Cornell University  —  Producing perennial bioenergy feedstocks like switchgrass can provide ecosystem service benefits in addition to bioenergy production. If paid for, such services could increase the financial return …

WEBINAR: Improving Switchgrass for Marginal Land Growth and Disease Tolerance through the NEWBio Initiative — February 14, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Improving Switchgrass for Marginal Land Growth and Disease Tolerance through the NEWBio Initiative   —    February 14, 2017

Speaker:  Dr. Lindsey Hoffman, Rutgers University Department of Plant Biology  —  Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) is a warm-season, perennial grass that is native to most of North America and has been identified as a viable alternative …

RFA to Offer FSPCA Preventive Controls for Animal Food Course
February 7, 2017 – 7:20 pm | No Comment

(Renewable Fuels Association/Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Renewable Fuels Association has scheduled a training course to help ethanol plants meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act. This class, scheduled for March 8–10 in downtown …

Argus Emissions Markets 2017 — February 28-March 2, 2017 — Prague, Czech Republic
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Argus Emissions Markets 2017   —   February 28-March 2, 2017   —   Prague, Czech Republic

The event brings together industry leaders, compliance buyers, global experts, regulators and market facilitators to discuss the development of emissions trading systems. An international meeting place for the global emissions market, the 2017 conference is well-timed …

ICAO Alternative Fuels Seminar — February 8-9, 2017 — Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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ICAO Alternative Fuels Seminar   —  February 8-9, 2017   —   Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The seminar will review the state of worldwide activities on the use of alternative fuels in aviation, life-cycle analysis methodologies and sustainability criteria, financing and assistance programmes, and the legal and regulatory frameworks that support …

People’s Climate Movement March — April 29, 2017 — Washington, DC
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People’s Climate Movement March   —   April 29, 2017   —   Washington, DC

JUST ANNOUNCED–MARCH ROUTE, MEETING AREAS   Join the People’s Climate Movement this April 29th in Washington, D.C. and across the country to stand up for our communities and climate.

Throughout the first 100 days in office, …

March for Science — April 22, 2017 — Washington, DC
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March for Science   —   April 22, 2017   —   Washington, DC

The March for Science is a celebration of our passion for science and a call to support and safeguard the scientific community. Recent policy changes have caused heightened worry among scientists, and the incredible and …

ACI’s 6th Annual Gasification Summit —March 15-16, 2017 — Helsinki, Finland
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ACI’s 6th Annual Gasification Summit   —March 15-16, 2017  — Helsinki, Finland

The conference will comprise two days of formal presentations, interactive roundtable discussions and excellent networking opportunities. The event will be providing an ideal setting to convene with your peers to discuss both current operational & …

As Trump Dismantles Obama’s Climate Legacy, People’s Climate Movement Organizes for Mass Mobilization in DC on April 29
January 25, 2017 – 5:50 pm | No Comment

(People’s Climate Movement)  Communities Begin Organizing Nationwide to Resist Attacks on the Environment and Our Communities and to Call for a New Clean Energy Economy that Stops Climate Change and Creates Good Jobs for All …

California Biodiesel Conference: Thrive — March 1, 2017 — Sacramento, CA
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California Biodiesel Conference: Thrive   —   March 1, 2017   —   Sacramento, CA

The California Biodiesel Alliance presents its sixth annual California Biodiesel Conference, highlighting how businesses can thrive in the state’s flourishing but complex California biodiesel market, March 1 at the Capitol Ballroom in downtown Sacramento.

Biodiesel has been …

WEBINAR: Renewable Methane in Today’s Regulatory and Policy Environment — January 26, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Renewable Methane in Today’s Regulatory and Policy Environment   —   January 26, 2017

The Rethink Methane series is hosted by Fleets & Fuels publisher GNA: Gladstein, Neandross & Associates. The third edition of the Rethink Methane conference takes place February 21-22 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento. …

WEBINAR: The Future of Flight: Advanced Renewable Jet Fuels — February 2, 2017
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WEBINAR:  The Future of Flight: Advanced Renewable Jet Fuels   —   February 2, 2017

The ability to travel the globe at over 500 miles an hour has revolutionized the way that we live, but it takes a lot of fuel to keep those planes in the sky. Join Stan …

WEBINAR: Loan Guarantees – Am I Ready? What Attracts Lenders? — Januray 26, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Loan Guarantees – Am I Ready? What Attracts Lenders?   —   Januray 26, 2017

Last year Biofuels Digest had several webinars on Loan Guarantees, and the response was amazing. So, they’ve set up a new webinar to address further topics aimed at helping you get your board of directors, senior …

Fleet Conference and Expo — January 31 – February 2, 2017 — Washington, DC
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Fleet Conference and Expo   —   January 31 – February 2, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Join GWRCCC and NAFA, Washington Chapter for the  Fleet Conference and Expo at The 2017 Washington Auto Show Tuesday, January 31 – February 2, 2017

Admission is Free Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW | Room 206, Washington, …

WEBINAR: International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar Series: A Classification System for Biochars Applied to Soils — January 30, 2017
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WEBINAR: International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar Series:  A Classification System for Biochars Applied to Soils   —   January 30, 2017

This webinar reviews a biochar classification system aimed at optimizing the sustainable use of biochar in agriculture. This classification system builds upon biochar product definition and testing guidelines developed by IBI and the European Biochar …

Energy Beet Display and Children’s Carbon Cycle Handout Big Hits at Keystone Farm Show
January 16, 2017 – 5:17 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Highlighting Advanced Biofuels USA’s work on a feasibility study of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore energy beet project proved to attract many visitors and a bit of buzz …

ISO Datagro New York Sugar & Ethanol Conference 2017 — May 10, 2017 — New York, NY
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ISO Datagro New York Sugar & Ethanol Conference 2017   —   May 10, 2017   —   New York, NY

Aiming to discuss the main issues of the global Sugar and Ethanol industries and to bring together representatives of the international community of producers, traders, brokers, investors, and from the financial market in general, the …

BDC Spring Symposium — May 2-3, 2017 — Des Moines, Iowa
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BDC Spring Symposium   —   May 2-3, 2017   —   Des Moines, Iowa

The BDC Spring Symposium will be held this year at the Embassy Suites in downtown Des Moines, Iowa on May 2-3, 2017, with travel on Monday, May 1st. This symposium also marks the 10th anniversary …

EU Biofuels Seminar — April 26, 2017 — Geneva, Switzerland
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EU Biofuels Seminar   —   April 26, 2017   —   Geneva, Switzerland

Providing the most up-to-the minute news and views on the main issues impacting the European and global biofuels market in this trading heartland.

At a time of increased uncertainty for the sector, this focused event will …

Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit — January 31, 2017 — Altoona, IA
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Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit    —   January 31, 2017   —   Altoona, IA

Hear exciting speakers and industry leaders discuss the future of renewable fuels. The Summit is Free and Open to the Public. Registration is required.

‘Making Ethanol Great Again’

Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen will discuss the impact …

WEBINAR: Ecosystem Service Payments for Switchgrass Production Could Improve Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay — May 9, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Ecosystem Service Payments for Switchgrass Production Could Improve Water Quality in the Chesapeake Bay   —   May 9, 2017

Producing perennial bioenergy feedstocks like switchgrass can provide ecosystem service benefits in addition to bioenergy production. If paid for, such services could increase the financial return to growers and increase investments in bioenergy. This is …

WEBINAR: Biomass Harvest and Logistics: Siting and Supply Chain Optimization — March 14, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Biomass Harvest and Logistics: Siting and Supply Chain Optimization   —  March 14, 2017

We will discuss the configurations of multiple feedstock supply chains in the Northeast. A modelling process will then be discussed to optimize the mixed feedstock supply chains targeting at reducing the existing biomass harvesting and …

WEBINAR: Ethanol Outlook: President Trump and the 115th Congress — January 18, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Ethanol Outlook: President Trump and the 115th Congress   —   January 18, 2017

The American Coalition for Ethanol is planning a Jan. 18 webinar to discuss how to advance ethanol’s policy priorities in the incoming Trump administration and 115th Congress.

Brian Jennings, ACE executive vice president, and Jonathon Lehman, …

Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership Workshop on Routine Measurement and Biochemical Analysis of Microalgal Cultures — March 13–17, 2017 — Mesa, Arizona
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Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership Workshop on Routine Measurement and Biochemical Analysis of Microalgal Cultures   —   March 13–17, 2017   —    Mesa, Arizona

ATP3 offers superior formal and informal education and training in the use of microalgae as feedstock for biofuels and coproducts, through hands-on learning opportunities, workshops, and seminars held at ATP3 partner sites and selected public …

Green Truck Summit — March 14-16, 2017 — Indianapolis, IN
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Green Truck Summit   —   March 14-16, 2017   —   Indianapolis, IN

What does “clean energy” mean for work trucks in 2017 and beyond? The answers can be found at the Green Truck Summit 2017, the leading alternative fuels and advanced technology conference held in conjunction with …

Designing Sustainable, Working Landscapes with Perennial Crops for Bioenergy and Ecosystem Services New Short Course — April 5-6, 2017 — State College, PA
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Designing Sustainable, Working Landscapes with Perennial Crops for Bioenergy and Ecosystem Services New Short Course   —   April 5-6, 2017   — State College, PA

An in-depth look at opportunities for the use of perennial biomass crops in accomplishing conservation and rehabilitation goals on a landscape scale.

Though difficult to quantify in dollars, vegetative ecosystem services such as water filtration, carbon …

SynBioBeta — April 4-6, 2017 — London, UK
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SynBioBeta   —   April 4-6, 2017   —   London, UK

For the 5th year in a row, SynBioBeta London 2017 will bring together thought leaders and entrepreneurs from multiple facets of the synthetic biology industry. Our focus is to unite attendees through thought-provoking talks, panels …

World Future Energy Summit (WFES) Sustainable Transport — January 16-19, 2017 — Abu Dhabi
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World Future Energy Summit (WFES)  Sustainable Transport   —   January 16-19, 2017   —   Abu Dhabi

The 2016 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) saw the launch of the first dedicated Sustainable Transport zone – a forum of regional and international manufacturers and distributors to discuss the latest developments and generate new …

ACT Expo — May 1-4, 2017 — Long Beach, CA
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ACT Expo   —   May 1-4, 2017   —   Long Beach, CA

Join us at the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California. During the four day conference and expo, attendees will gain insight on the trends and technologies transforming the future …

Rethink Methane: Removing the Fossil from the Fuel — February 21-22, 2017 — Sacramento, CA
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Rethink Methane: Removing the Fossil from the Fuel   —  February 21-22, 2017   —   Sacramento, CA

Learn how renewable methane can help California:

Achieve GHG emissions reduction objectives in SB 32, AB 197, and SB 1383
Integrate sustainability goals for organic waste (ag, food, forestry, and wastewater)
Accelerate development of practical, …

International Conference on Bio-based Materials — May 10-11, 2017 — Cologne, Germany
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International Conference on Bio-based Materials   —   May 10-11, 2017   —   Cologne, Germany

The 10th International Conference on Bio-based Materials is aimed at providing international major players from the bio-based building blocks, polymers and industrial biotechnology industries with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest developments and …

ABLC 2017 — March 1-3, 2017 — Washington, DC
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ABLC 2017   —   March 1-3, 2017   —   Washington, DC

“Performance and Value in the Trump Era” and more than 200 organizations and technologies will be covered on stage. Policy, finance, technology – from the opening session with the heads of all the manor trade …

WEBINAR: Sustainable Bioenergy Systems: Unlocking the Power of Renewable Plant Biomass — December 1, 2016
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WEBINAR:  Sustainable Bioenergy Systems: Unlocking the Power of Renewable Plant Biomass   —   December 1, 2016

Humankind requires food as well as sustainable bioenergy, however, these two needs may conflict. Thus we must envision, design and implement sustainable bioenergy systems for our successful future. Tune in as Bruce Dale shares how …

5th Annual LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop — December 8-9, 2017 — San Francisco, CA
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5th Annual LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop   —   December 8-9, 2017   —   San Francisco, CA

OPIS has again developed an unparalleled slate of experts to present detailed, timely and relevant information on the topics and trends molding the fuel markets on the West coast.

Topics to be covered include:

Third Party …

5th USA Science & Engineering Festival — April 7-8, 2018 — Washington, DC
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5th USA Science & Engineering Festival   —   April 7-8, 2018   —   Washington, DC

SAVE THE DATE Our mission is to stimulate and sustain the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by producing and presenting the most compelling, exciting, and educational Festival in …

Value of Biogas East — March 23-24, 2017 — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Value of Biogas East   —  March 23-24, 2017   —  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Biogas Association will be hosting two exciting and informative Value of Biogas (VOB) conferences in 2017, one in Abbotsford, BC on January 27, and another in Toronto, Ontario on March 23-24. These conferences will …

Value of Biogas West — January 27, 2017 — Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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Value of Biogas West   —   January 27, 2017   —   Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

The Canadian Biogas Association will be hosting two exciting and informative Value of Biogas (VOB) conferences in 2017, one in Abbotsford, BC on January 27, and another in Toronto, Ontario on March 23-24. These conferences will …

WEBINAR: Multifunctional Riparian Buffers: Synergies with Bioenergy Crops and Ecosystem Service Provision — January 17, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Multifunctional Riparian Buffers: Synergies with Bioenergy Crops and Ecosystem Service Provision   —   January 17, 2017

Dr. Michael Jacobson, Penn State University Professor of Forest Resources: Establishing riparian buffers or replacing row crops with energy crops can reduce nutrient runoff in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Using multfunctional buffers as an example …

WEBINAR: Corn Kernel Fiber: Converting the Low Hanging Fruit — November 17, 2016
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WEBINAR:  Corn Kernel Fiber: Converting the Low Hanging Fruit    —   November 17, 2016

Getting more ethanol out of the corn kernel by converting the fiber is gaining traction. In this webinar, we’ll hear about the latest developments regarding D3MAX and its technology that converts residual starch and corn …

2nd Agro-Urban Biogas Training Seminar and Study Tour — December 12-14, 2016 — Santiago de Chile, Chile
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2nd Agro-Urban Biogas Training Seminar and Study Tour   —   December 12-14, 2016   —  Santiago de Chile, Chile

The International Biogas and Bioenergy Center of Competence IBBK is organizing highly successful in-depth biogas and anaerobic digestion training courses in Germany and worldwide for many years. Therefore we are delighted to invite you to …

ACE 2017 DC Fly-In — March 22-23, 2017 — Washington, DC
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ACE 2017 DC Fly-In   —   March 22-23, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Please join us at this important event!  There is no registration fee to attend and ACE staff will schedule all meetings on your behalf and provide materials and talking points: participants are asked to cover …

BioCycle East Coast17 — April 4-7, 2017 — Baltimore, MD
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BioCycle East Coast17   —   April 4-7, 2017   —   Baltimore, MD

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Workshop: SuperBIO – Support and Partnership in the Bio-based Economy — November 9, 2016 — Düsseldorf, Germany
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Workshop:  SuperBIO – Support and Partnership in the Bio-based Economy   —   November 9, 2016   —  Düsseldorf, Germany

The workshop provides information about funding opportunities in the SuperBIO project and prerequisites for participation. In addition, the project partners and their services are presented and suggestions for the formation of new value chains are …

Biomass Research and Development Committee — November 17-18, 2016 — Washington, DC
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Biomass Research and Development Committee    —  November 17-18, 2016   —   Washington, DC

by Erin Voegele (Biomass Magazine)  The U.S. Department of Energy has announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee has been scheduled to be held Nov. 17-18 in Washington, D.C.

According …

2017 Project Peer Review — March 6-9, 2017 — Denver, CO
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2017 Project Peer Review   —   March 6-9, 2017   —   Denver, CO

The public is invited to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) at the 2017 Project Peer Review on March 6–9, 2017, in Denver, Colorado, for an opportunity to learn more about …

Alberta’s Bioeconomy Engagement Panel Discussions — December 7, 2016 — Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada
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Alberta’s Bioeconomy Engagement Panel Discussions   —   December 7, 2016   —  Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada

BioAlberta and Alberta Wood Waste Recycling Association is hosting an amazing one day industry and governmental Bioeconomy Engagement Panel Discussions event on Wednesday December 07, 2016 in Drayton Valley … at the new Clean Energy Technology …

SAE 2017 Government/Industry Meeting — January 25-27, 2017 — Washington, DC
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SAE 2017 Government/Industry Meeting   —   January 25-27, 2017   —   Washington, DC

The SAE 2017 Government/Industry Meeting Technical Program consists of industry keynote speakers and panel discussions. Technical Session topics include: vehicle crashworthiness, child safety, telematics, compliance and much more.

Understanding how technology, regulations and legislation affects the …

SAE 2017 Light Duty Emissions Control Symposium — January 23-24, 2017 — Washington, DC
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SAE 2017 Light Duty Emissions Control Symposium   —   January 23-24, 2017   —   Washington, DC

The solutions-oriented technical sessions at the SAE 2017 Light Duty Emissions Control Symposium provide the perfect opportunity for engineering professionals to discover, collaborate, and engage with peers from around the globe regarding emissions control of …

Sustainable Sugarcane: How Companies Can Deliver — December 1-2, 2016 — London, UK
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Sustainable Sugarcane: How Companies Can Deliver   —   December 1-2, 2016   —   London, UK

Structured debate on the creation of thriving, sustainable producer communities and resilient, assured supply chains  —  Created in partnership with Bonsucro, the global platform for sugarcane, this forum is designed for all stakeholders in the …

13th Annual Small Farm Conference — November 11-12, 2016 — Princess Anne, MD
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13th Annual Small Farm Conference   —   November 11-12, 2016   —   Princess Anne, MD

Former U.S. Congressman Wayne T. Gilchrest is keynote speaker for the 13th annual Small Farm Conference to be held at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Friday and Saturday, November 11 and 12. An …

Science Symposium: International Biofuels Developments — November 10, 2016 — Rotorua, New Zealand
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Science Symposium: International Biofuels Developments   —   November 10, 2016   —   Rotorua, New Zealand

The Bioenergy Association and Advanced Biofuels Research Network have combined to host a symposium including international and local speakers providing an update on the latest research and market activities for liquid biofuels.
A number of international …

0PIC’s Expanding Horizons: Workshops for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets — November 18, 2016 — Baltimore, MD
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0PIC’s Expanding Horizons: Workshops for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets  —   November 18, 2016   —   Baltimore, MD

Learn how hundreds of American small businesses have used Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) finance and insurance products to gain access to emerging markets overseas. Discover how you can take advantage of all the products …

BBI JU Showcases Novel Bio-Based Products at the Bratislava Bioeconomy Conference
October 18, 2016 – 7:15 pm | No Comment

(Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking )  The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) together with 4 of its projects, introduced participants to the products and production methods of the future during the Bratislava Bioeconomy conference (BBEC2016) organised …

Engine, Truck and Equipment Industry Leaders Highlight Strategies for Achieving Climate and Clean Air Goals
October 18, 2016 – 6:59 pm | No Comment

(Diesel Technology Forum)  New Videos Feature Policy Approaches, Engine Technology and Fuel Options to “Meet the Climate and Clean Air Challenge of the Future”  —  The Diesel Technology Forum is releasing a series of short …

World Biodiesel Congress & Expo (Biodiesel-2016) — December 5-7, 2016 — San Antonio, TX
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World Biodiesel Congress & Expo (Biodiesel-2016)   —  December 5-7, 2016   —    San Antonio, TX

Conference Series LLC invites all the participants across the globe to attend the World Biodiesel Congress and Expo which will be held on Dec 5-7, 2016 at San Antonio, USA”. This scientific gathering guarantees that offering the thoughts and …

Washington Auto Show — January 27-February 5, 2017 — Washington, DC
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Washington Auto Show   —   January 27-February 5, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Designated one of the nation’s top five auto shows by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, The Washington Auto Show®, a world class event, continues to wow audiences with its cutting-edge exhibits, latest model …

German American Bio Energy Business Conference — November 1, 2016 — Atlanta, GA
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German American Bio Energy Business Conference   —   November 1, 2016   —   Atlanta, GA

The conference is featuring German and U.S. industry and policy experts.Our keynote speakers include decision makers representing German and American companies as well as representatives from leading research institutions, government agencies and industry associations. In addition, …

Bioenergy Australia — November 14-16, 2016 — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Bioenergy Australia   —    November 14-16, 2016   —   Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Bioenergy Australia’s premier bioenergy conference, Bioenergy Australia 2016, is being held at the Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, from Monday 14 November – Tuesday 15 November 2016 with a technical tour on Wednesday, 16 November.

The Conference …

14th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future 2017” — January 23-24, 2017 — Berlin, Germany
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14th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future 2017”   —   January 23-24, 2017   —   Berlin, Germany

The program of the 14th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future” is now available for you at www.fuels-of-the-future.com. On behalf of the co-organizers, the Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP), …

Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference — October 17-19, 2017 — Campos do Jordão, Brazil
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Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference   —   October 17-19, 2017   —   Campos do Jordão, Brazil

Organized by leading scientists from research institutions in Brazil and abroad, the Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference (BBEST 2017) will be held from 17 to 19 October 2017. The public of this international conference …

8th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit — February 22-23, 2017 — San Antonio, TX
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8th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit   —   February 22-23, 2017   —   San Antonio, TX

ACI’s 8th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit will follow on from our successful series of conferences focusing on the re-use of greenhouse gas CO2 and converting this into profitable sustainable materials. The two day conference brings …

BDC Fall, 2016 Symposium Presentations Posted
October 4, 2016 – 1:17 pm | No Comment

(Bioenergy Deployment Consortium)  A successful BDC Fall Symposium was held in Washington DC on September 27-28, 2016.  A combination of Government Agency Directors and Sr. Advisors were joined by outstanding leaders in the bio-industry to …

Ag Field Days Are Always about Learning–We Were So Sure, Then We Found We Were Wrong!
October 1, 2016 – 11:03 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The purpose of Ag Field Days, education, goes both ways.  Those doing demonstrations and exhibits often learn just as much from those attending the events.

True again at the University …

IBBESS SymbioSUM
September 30, 2016 – 3:57 pm | No Comment

(IEA Task 42)  Task42 supported the 1st International Bio-Based Economy Student SymbioSUM in Wageningen, the Netherlands, 29-31 August 2016. In this SymbioSUM – organised by students for students – the attendees were involved in an …

Argus Biomass 2017 — April 25-27, 2017 — London, UK
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Argus Biomass 2017   —   April 25-27, 2017   —   London, UK

Biomass remains a key commodity within the renewable energy mix and the industry is working hard to manage current low prices, optimise the supply chain and explore new opportunities abroad as new capacity comes on …

National Bioenergy Day 2016 — October 19, 2016 — Nationwide
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National Bioenergy Day 2016   —   October 19, 2016   — Nationwide

We’re uniting organizations across the country that support bioenergy.  On October 19, 2016, participating organizations will open their doors to their communities to demonstrate the many benefits that bioenergy provides on the local level.  List …

Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels & Chemicals — May 1-4, 2017 — San Francisco, CA
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Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels & Chemicals   —   May 1-4, 2017   —   San Francisco, CA

The first Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals was held in 1978 and hosted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, TN). It was the first technical meeting focusing exclusively on the biotechnologically-­‐mediated conversion …

Biorenewable Deployment Consortium Holds Candid Discussion of Current Bioeconomy Happenings from a Forest Resources Perspective
September 28, 2016 – 8:34 pm | No Comment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  An intimate group that shares some background or interest in forest resources meets twice each year under the Biorenewable Deployment Consortium banner for candid discussions of developments in advanced …

Sustainable Sugarcane: How Companies Can Deliver — December 1-2, 2016 — London, UK
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Sustainable Sugarcane: How Companies Can Deliver   —   December 1-2, 2016   —   London, UK

Structured debate on the creation of thriving, sustainable producer communities and resilient, assured supply chains  —  Created in partnership with Bonsucro, this forum is designed for all stakeholders in the sugar value chain to discuss …

IATA Alternative Fuel Symposium — November 10-11, 2016 — Hanoi, Vietnam
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IATA Alternative Fuel Symposium   —   November 10-11, 2016   —   Hanoi, Vietnam

The IATA Alternative Fuel Symposium provides a platform for industry professionals to interact with each other and be informed about the latest developments and insights from the market leaders in sustainable aviation fuel.

Join the 2nd Alternative Fuels …

RSB General Assembly and Aviation Workshop 2016 — November 8-9, 2016 — Hanoi, Vietnam
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RSB General Assembly and Aviation Workshop 2016   —   November 8-9, 2016   —   Hanoi, Vietnam

The meeting will offer a dedicated, open and rich space for dialogue and discussion which will shape the future of the organization. Society stands on the cusp of an industrial revolution and the Bioeconomy is …

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit — February 27 – March 1, 2017 — National Harbor, MD
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ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit   —   February 27 – March 1, 2017   —   National Harbor, MD

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways. Now …

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting — January 8-12, 2017 — Washington, D.C.
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Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting   —   January 8-12, 2017  —   Washington, D.C.

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 12,000 transportation professionals from around …

5th Central European Biomass Conference — January 18-20, 2017 — Graz, Austria
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5th Central European Biomass Conference   —  January 18-20, 2017   — Graz, Austria

The Austrian Biomass Association, the Styrian Chamber of Agriculture and Bioenergy 2020+ GmbH organized in cooperation with Messe Graz from 18 to 20 January 2017 in Graz  . 5 Central European Biomass Conference . The …

TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo — May 14-17, 2017 — Washington, DC
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TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo   —   May 14-17, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Join us in Washington D.C. as the TechConnect World Innovation Conference co-locates with the largest global innovation program in physical and life sciences. The joint programs include the Nanotech 2017 Conference, the National Innovation Summit and …

5th Annual LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop — December 8-9, 2016 — San Francisco, CA
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5th Annual LCFS & Carbon Markets Workshop   —   December 8-9, 2016   —   San Francisco, CA

“The times they are a changing …..” These legendary lyrics were written by Bob Dylan back in 1964, but they’re equally applicable and may as well have been written about the LCFS and carbon markets …

Expanding Horizons: Workshops for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets — October 13, 2016 — Denver, CO
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Expanding Horizons:  Workshops for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets   —   October 13, 2016   —   Denver, CO

Learn how hundreds of American small businesses have used Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) finance and insurance products to gain access to emerging markets overseas. Discover how you can take advantage of all the products …

Algae for Wastewater Treatment — October 23, 2016 — Glendale, AZ
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Algae for Wastewater Treatment   —   October 23, 2016   —   Glendale, AZ

State regulators, municipalities and other industrialized jurisdictions are increasingly moving toward tertiary wastewater treatment as a means to mitigate the environmental impacts of nitrogen, phosphorus, heavy metals and other components of traditional wastewater treatment systems. …

Marine Fuels and Lubricants Conference — December 7-8, 2016 — Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Marine Fuels and Lubricants Conference   —   December 7-8, 2016   —  Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Marine Fuels and Lubricants Conference is designed to set the scene for discussion of the most important issues in maritime industry and its prospects: from financial and economic overviews of marine fuels and lubricants …

7th Biobased Delta Business Development Day — September 28-29, 2016 — Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
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7th Biobased Delta Business Development Day   —   September 28-29, 2016   —   Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands

The Finance Academy: selected companies will gain access to a free coaching session on ‘VC-pitching’ during the pre-event. In addition, and on the Business Development Day these companies will be given a unique opportunity to present their business projects and to …

RISI Forest Investment Conference — May 4-5, 2017 — London, UK
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RISI Forest Investment Conference    —   May 4-5, 2017   —   London, UK

RISI and DANA have combined forces to bring together the most compelling conference for the financial community and those engaged in tracking companies and assets or who own and manage timberlands. The Investment conference will …

Large-Scale Algal Cultivation, Harvesting and Downstream Processing — November 7-11, 2016 — Mesa, AZ
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Large-Scale Algal Cultivation, Harvesting and Downstream Processing   —  November 7-11, 2016   —   Mesa, AZ

This workshop will take place the week of November 7-11, 2016 at the Arizona Center for Algae Technology & Innovation (AzCATI) in Mesa, Arizona. Presentations will cover practical applications of growing and managing microalgal cultures …

Algae Europe — December 13-15, 2016 — Madrid, Spain
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Algae Europe   —   December 13-15, 2016   —   Madrid, Spain

Algae Europe offers a unique opportunity for the exchange between academia and industry will be established in a networking based environment that will allow to discuss the evolution of the Algae Biomass sector worldwide and understand the …

ECO-MOBILITY 2016: “Feasible Propulsion and Vehicle Technologies versus Political Visions” — October 17-18, 2016 — Vienna, Austria
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ECO-MOBILITY 2016: “Feasible Propulsion and Vehicle Technologies versus Political Visions”   —   October 17-18, 2016   —   Vienna, Austria

This year’s conference will have a focus on the field of tension between technological feasibility and political trends. As every year we have invited leading representatives from OEMs, energy suppliers, automotive suppliers and technology policy …

WEBINAR: The Bioeconomy’s Human Element — September 20, 2016
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WEBINAR:  The Bioeconomy’s Human Element   —    September 20, 2016

Speaker:  Weston Eaton, Penn State University  —  This month, Weston Eaton, postdoctoral research associate at Penn State University, presents “Socio-cultural factors shaping landowner support for and willingness to plant bioenergy crops.”  Dr. Eaton’s work examines …

Lignofuels 2017 — February 1-2, 2017 — Helsinki, Finland
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Lignofuels 2017   —   February 1-2, 2017   —   Helsinki, Finland

Following the success of the last year’s conference in Munich, Germany with Clariant’s Sunliquid plant visit, and the previous one to that in Madrid with the Abengoa’s demonstration plant site visit, we are delighted to …

Energypath 2016: This Is What I Am Talking about! Penn State University Delivered a Complete Multifaceted Week about Renewable Energy and Biofuels
September 13, 2016 – 7:47 pm | No Comment

by Danilo Gusmão de Quadros* and Joanne Ivancic** (Advanced Biofuels USA) After Dan Quadros’ oft-repeated criticism about biofuels education and the big gap between research and the job market, he was pleased to experience the best …

WEBINAR: Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines — National Lab Project Overview — September 14, 2016
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WEBINAR:  Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines — National Lab Project Overview  —   September 14, 2016

As part of the Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines initiative, the Energy Department’s Bioenergy Technologies Office invites you to join a webinar on Wednesday, September 14, from 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The “Co-Optimization of Fuels …

Unlocking the Potential of Next Generation, World Changing Biomaterials — October 13, 2016 — Johannesburg, South Africa
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Unlocking the Potential of Next Generation, World Changing Biomaterials    —   October 13, 2016   —   Johannesburg, South Africa

After the successful landing of the first biofuelled flights in South Africa – South African Airways and Mango flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town powered by biofuels made from high-energy Solaris tobacco grown in Limpopo …

University of Maryland Eastern Shore — September 24, 2016 — Princess Anne, MD
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University of Maryland Eastern Shore   —   September 24, 2016   —   Princess Anne, MD

Agriculture Field Day at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore campus is set for Saturday, September 24.  Themed “Addressing Food Security,” the day offers a host of educational, informational and recreational activities for the family.  …

IBS 2016, the 17th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition — October 24-27, 2016 — Melbourne, Australia
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IBS 2016, the 17th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition   —   October 24-27, 2016   —   Melbourne, Australia

The international biotech community will gather in Melbourne, Australia – one of the world’s greatest biotech hubs – for the 17th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition (IBS 2016), from 24 – 27 October 2016.

IBS is …

Public Teleconference of the Biogenic Carbon Emissions Panel — October 12, 2016
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Public Teleconference of the Biogenic Carbon Emissions Panel   —   October 12, 2016

Advisory Activity (or Activities) Discussed 
Biogenic Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Stationary Sources – Assessment Framework

Agency Charge
Charge for Biogenic Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Stationary Sources – Assessment Framework (PDF, 13 pp., 263,691 bytes)

Agency Review Documents …

“Opportunity for Public Comment on Algae Guidance for The Preparation of TSCA Biotechnology Submissions” — October 27, 2016 — Tempe, AZ
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“Opportunity for Public Comment on Algae Guidance for The Preparation of TSCA Biotechnology Submissions”   —   October 27, 2016   —   Tempe, AZ

EPA will be hosting a public meeting entitled, “Opportunity for Public Comment on Algae Guidance for The Preparation of TSCA Biotechnology Submissions” in Tempe, AZ on October 27, 2016, immediately following the Algae Biomass Summit.

The …

The 2016 Wood Waste Recycling Workshop & Expo Event — October 1, 2016 — Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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The 2016 Wood Waste Recycling Workshop & Expo Event   —   October 1, 2016   —    Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

A Provincial Climate Change Leadership Workshop series— Pathways to sustainability: Series 1. Wood waste recycling & utilization

COMPÈRE MC., Toso Bozic P.Ag., Agroforester/Bioenergy Specialist
Alberta Government, Agriculture and Forestry

KEY PRESENTATION TOPICS

Emerging Alberta Wood waste Recycling & Utilization …

BDC Fall, 2016 Symposium — September 27-28, 2016 — Washington, DC
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BDC Fall, 2016 Symposium   —   September 27-28, 2016   —   Washington, DC

A special BDC Fall Symposium will be held this year at the Embassy Suites in downtown Washington DC on September 27-28, 2016.  This is a unique event, so if you cannot attend, please recruit an …

Gasification 2017 — March 15-16, 2017 — Helsinki, Finland
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Gasification 2017   —   March 15-16, 2017   —   Helsinki, Finland

ACI’s 6th Annual Gasification Summit, taking place on 15-16 March 2017 in Helsinki, Finland. The conference will comprise two days of formal presentations, interactive roundtable discussions and excellent networking opportunities. The event will be providing an …

Biorefinery Optimization Workshop — October 5–6, 2016 — Rosemont, IL
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Biorefinery Optimization Workshop   — October 5–6, 2016   —   Rosemont, IL

Even with years of continuous investments by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) to de-risk first-of-a-kind technologies, numerous challenges still need to be addressed to achieve reliable and continuous operation of biorefineries …

RSB’s North America Business Forum — October 4, 2016 — Chicago, IL
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RSB’s North America Business Forum   —   October 4, 2016   —    Chicago, IL

Join us at United Airlines’ Chicago office for RSB’s first ever North America Business Forum, which will bring together members, leaders and stakeholders from industry associations, civil society organisations and companies to debate, discuss and network and share …

Chemical Watch WEBINAR Series on “The New TSCA” — September 12, 2016
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Chemical Watch WEBINAR Series on “The New TSCA”  —   September 12, 2016

Third in Chemical Watch’s series on TSCA reform, this webinar will focus on changes to the US’s information and reporting requirements under the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act.

The programme will cover reporting and recordkeeping obligations, confidential business …

International Conference on Enzymology — March 20-21, 2017 — Rome, Italy
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International Conference on Enzymology   —  March 20-21, 2017  —   Rome, Italy

International Conference on Enzymology, will be organized around the theme “Exemplifying the Prominence of Enzymology among Interdisciplinary Sciences”

Enzymology 2017 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive …

Algae for Wastewater Treatment Forum — October 23, 2016 — Phoenix, AZ
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Algae for Wastewater Treatment Forum   —   October 23, 2016   —   Phoenix, AZ

Opportunities in Operational Energy Efficiency, Product Recovery and Low Cost Systems  —  State regulators, municipalities and other industrialized jurisdictions are increasingly moving toward tertiary wastewater treatment as a means to mitigate the environmental impacts of …

International Workshop on Moringa Production & Application — September 24-25, 2016 — Jaipur, India
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International Workshop on Moringa Production & Application   —   September  24-25, 2016   —   Jaipur, India

Moringa Oleifera, an Indian origin plant has gained its importance due to nutraceutical values and is considered as indispensable plant for health management. It is one of the most incredible plants to the mankind as …

IEA Bioenergy WEBINAR: Cascading of Woody Biomass Definitions, Policies, and Effects on International Trade — September 1, 2016
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IEA Bioenergy WEBINAR: Cascading of Woody Biomass Definitions, Policies, and Effects on International Trade   —   September 1, 2016

IEA Bioenergy invites you to participate in an international webinar entitled, “Cascading of woody biomass definitions, policies, and effects on international trade”.
This webinar will be held on Thursday, September 1st at 10 am Eastern Daylight Time/ 4 pm Central European time, and presented by Olle …

FMN/REG WEBINAR: Growing Your Business with Biodiesel Blended Fuel — September 22, 2016
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FMN/REG WEBINAR: Growing Your Business with Biodiesel Blended Fuel   —   September 22, 2016

How can biodiesel help me? That’s a question fuel marketers have been asking themselves in recent years as they consider the number of alternative fuel options available. Fuel Marketer News and REG invite you to …

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference & Expo — October 9-12, 2016 — Baltimore, MD
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Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference & Expo   —   October 9-12, 2016   —   Baltimore, MD

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education is a membership association of colleges & universities, businesses and nonprofits who are working together to lead the sustainability transformation.

AASHE’s educational program covers the higher …

Energia 2016 — October 25-27, 2016 — Tampere, Finland
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Energia 2016   —   October 25-27, 2016   —   Tampere, Finland

The main event for energy production and energy technologies provides a versatile overview of different sources of energy, latest technologies and topical themes. Solutions for the energy sector, industry and real estates.

The great energy event …

National Ethanol Conference — February 20-22, 2017 — San Diego, CA
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National Ethanol Conference   —   February 20-22, 2017   —   San Diego, CA

The 2017 National Ethanol Conference: Building Partnerships, Growing Markets provides attendees with an exclusive opportunity to engage key decision makers and industry executives while networking and learning about the latest technologies and government policies.  Our …

WEBINAR: Biorenewables: The Megatrends, and a Roadmap to Success — August 25, 2016
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WEBINAR:  Biorenewables: The Megatrends, and a Roadmap to Success   —   August 25, 2016

Where are the opportunities, where are the players focused now? What are the regulatory, technical, and customer Megatrends? NEXANT and The Digest take you through the landscape from vision to value, pilot to player, execution to …

2017 International Biomass Conference & Expo — April 10-12, 2017 — Minneapolis, MN
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2017 International Biomass Conference & Expo   —   April 10-12, 2017   —   Minneapolis, MN

The International Biomass Conference & Expo unites current and future producers of biomass-derived power, fuels and chemicals with waste generators, energy crop growers, municipal leaders, utility executives, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, project developers, investors and …

Interactive Workshop on Biomass Feedstocks – After the End of the Sugar Quota — September 8, 2016 — Cologne/Bonn Airport, Germany
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Interactive Workshop on Biomass Feedstocks – After the End of the Sugar Quota   —   September 8, 2016   —   Cologne/Bonn Airport, Germany

The European Union is the world’s biggest producer of beet sugar and the principal importer of raw cane sugar for refining. The EU sugar market is regulated by production quotas, a minimum beet price and …

1st Thematic SuperBIO Workshop — September 12, 2016 — Seville, Spain
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1st Thematic SuperBIO Workshop —   September 12, 2016   —   Seville, Spain

The 1st Thematic SuperBIO Workshop”, titled “Valorization of Residues from Intensive Horticulture: A Business Opportunity for Bio-Based Industries”, which will take place in Seville (Spain) the 12th of September 2016 from 15h30 to 18h. The …

SuperBIO-Workshop — August 30, 2016 — Hürth (near Cologne), Germany
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SuperBIO-Workshop   —   August 30, 2016   —  Hürth (near Cologne), Germany

The workshop aims to spark new ideas on value chains to be submitted to the SuperBIO project. It will inform SMEs about possibilities of participation, eligibility and available services:

IP and patent filing
Technological scale …

WEBINAR SERIES: Strategic Intent Series Mondays August 22 through September 29, 2016
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WEBINAR SERIES:  Strategic Intent  Series Mondays August 22 through September 29, 2016

Sources of funding, expertise, distribution, credibility, and visibility – strategics matter to emerging companies. Sources of technology, expertise, focus and speed-to-market, emerging companies are important to mega-giants. In this webinar series, we’ll look at 43 …

From Bio-Waste to Bio-Based Products: The Potential for Regional Innovation Development — October 11, 2016 — Brussels, Belgium
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From Bio-Waste to Bio-Based Products: The Potential for Regional Innovation Development   —   October 11, 2016   —   Brussels, Belgium

The KEP Bioeconomy Showcasing Event will outline the optimal use of bio-waste for the production of a wide array of bio-based products.

It will present the European Commission’s research and innovation initiative on this value chain …

Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference (BBEST 2017) — October 17-19, 2017 — Campos do Jordão, Brazil
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Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference (BBEST 2017)   —   October 17-19, 2017   —   Campos do Jordão, Brazil

In BBEST 2017 the emphasis, for the first time, will be in the issues related to bioenergy area within the concept of “bioeconomy”. For this reason the central theme of BBEST 2017 will be “Designing …

WEBINAR: Cellulosic Ethanol: More Ethanol from the Same Kernel of Corn — August 17, 2016
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WEBINAR:  Cellulosic Ethanol: More Ethanol from the Same Kernel of Corn   —   August 17, 2016

Advances in cellulosic technology are helping to make ethanol even more sustainable and could help producers significantly increase total production by using pre-existing assets. Panelists will discuss the outlook for cellulosic ethanol and how new …

Designing Sustainable, Working Landscapes with Perennial Crops for Bioenergy and Ecosystem Services New Short Course! — NEW DATE: April 5-6, 2017 — State College, PA
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Designing Sustainable, Working Landscapes with Perennial Crops for Bioenergy and Ecosystem Services New Short Course!  —   NEW DATE:  April 5-6, 2017   —   State College, PA

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This short course has been rescheduled for April 5-6, 2017. Offered by Penn State Extension in partnership with Penn State Biomass Energy Center and the NEWBio bioenergy consortium, Designing Sustainable, Working …

4th Annual Congress on Biofuels and Bioenergy — April 27-28, 2017 — Dubai, UAE
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4th Annual Congress on Biofuels and Bioenergy   —   April 27-28, 2017   —   Dubai, UAE

Conferences series LLC invites all the participants from all over the world to attend  3rd Annual Congress on Biofuels and Bioenergy during April 27-28, 2017 in Dubai, UAE. Which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.

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Public Teleconference of the Biogenic Carbon Emissions Panel — October 12, 2016
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Public Teleconference of the Biogenic Carbon Emissions Panel   —   October 12, 2016

by Katie Fletcher  (Biomass Magazine)   The U.S. EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board staff office has announced plans to hold a public teleconference of the SAB biogenic carbon emissions panel on Oct. 12 as part of its continuing …

16th International DATAGRO Conference on Sugar & Ethanol — October 17 – 18 — Sao Paulo, Brazil
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16th International DATAGRO Conference on Sugar & Ethanol   — October 17 – 18   —   Sao Paulo, Brazil

16th International DATAGRO Conference on Sugar & Ethanol, that will be in October 17th and 18th, reinforces its commitment of bringing together key leaders and representatives of the entire chain of the international sugar & …

WEBINAR: Update on USDA’s 9003 Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program — July 27, 2016
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WEBINAR:  Update on USDA’s 9003 Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program   —   July 27, 2016

This presentation will update companies on the latest developments in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 9003 Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program in advance of the upcoming Oct. 1, 2016 application …