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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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WEBINAR: Key US and European Biofuel Policies — September 12, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Key US and European Biofuel Policies   —   September 12, 2017

STATUS OF EVOLVING CARBON & BIOFUEL REGULATIONS: A GLOBAL BIOENERGY POLICY ROUNDTABLE  The biofuels industry is heavily impacted by regulatory policy, which are increasingly focused on carbon reduction and climate change objectives. Biofuel producers, traders, …

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Expanding Horizons Workshop — September 12, 2017 — Charlotte, NC
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Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Expanding Horizons Workshop   —   September 12, 2017  —   Charlotte, NC

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 …

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Expanding Horizons Workshop — September 19, 2017 — Oakland, CA
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Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Expanding Horizons Workshop   —   September 19, 2017  —   Oakland, CA

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 …

WEBINAR: International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar Series: Past, Present & Future of IBI & the Biochar Industry — August 23, 2017
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WEBINAR:  International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar Series:  Past, Present & Future of IBI & the Biochar Industry   —   August 23, 2017

The biochar industry has been gaining momentum around the world over the past few years and IBI’s role in the industry has been evolving along with that growth. IBI’s Chairman of the Board, Tom Miles …

WEBINAR: Why is Ethanol Valuable? Improving Engine Performance, Health and Environment — August 30, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Why is Ethanol Valuable? Improving Engine Performance, Health and Environment   —   August 30, 2017

Join the Urban Air Initiative for a discussion about how the economic value of ethanol is directly tied to its health and environmental benefits. Learn how the fuel, engine and tailpipe are a system. Webinar …

WEBINAR: What Are We Learning From Health Studies of Clean Cooking Interventions? — August 22, 2017
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WEBINAR:  What Are We Learning From Health Studies of Clean Cooking Interventions?   —   August 22, 2017

While there are multiple social, economic and environmental benefits that can be gained by switching from traditional biomass stoves and fuels to cleaner and more efficient alternatives, many cooking interventions are motivated by a desire …

WEBINAR: Low-Tech Carbonizers for Biochar Production:Theory and Applications — July 25, 2017
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WEBINAR: Low-Tech Carbonizers for Biochar Production:Theory and Applications   —   July 25, 2017

Biochar is made by applying heat to biomass in the absence of oxygen. Flame carbonization uses the flame itself to exclude oxygen. Flame carbonization methods can produce high quality biochar from low value biomass waste …

proBiogas International – Engineering and Operating Course with Field Trips — September 19-27, 2017 — Stuttgart, Germany
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proBiogas International – Engineering and Operating Course with Field Trips   —   September 19-27, 2017   —   Stuttgart, Germany

This 7-day intensive biogas training with field trips is designed to provide plant operators, decision makers and investors with profound specific operating and engineering knowledge. The event is conducted in English and will take place in Stuttgart, …

Novel Technologies in Oilseed Processing, Edible Oil Refining and Oil Modification — September 12-13, 2017 — Munich, Germany
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Novel Technologies in Oilseed Processing, Edible Oil Refining and Oil Modification   —   September 12-13, 2017   —   Munich, Germany

ICM International Congress Center, Munich, Germany; Tuesday and Wednesday, September 12-13, 2017
In cooperation with Messe München Oils + Fats Trade Show

Session 1: Oilseed Processing

9:00

Oil Seed Dehulling, Mr. Dirk Heinrich, Buhler Group, Switzerland

9:30

New Technological Developments in Oilseed …

Discovering Farmland: Teacher Awareness Immersion Program — August 31, 2017 — Sacramento, CA
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Discovering Farmland: Teacher Awareness Immersion Program   —   August 31, 2017   —   Sacramento, CA

Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (MSR&PC) and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), would like to invite you to participate in our upcoming Teacher Awareness Immersion Program.
Details:
We will select 20 teachers in the …

Teacher Awareness Immersion Program — August 29, 2017 — Minneapolis/Bloomington, MN
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Teacher Awareness Immersion Program   —   August 29, 2017   —   Minneapolis/Bloomington, MN

Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (MSR&PC) and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), would like to invite you to participate in our upcoming Teacher Awareness Immersion Program.
Details:
We will select 20 teachers in the …

WEBINAR: Bioenergy Australia Webinar – Biorefining and ‘Biohubs’ — July 7, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Bioenergy Australia Webinar – Biorefining and ‘Biohubs’   —  July 7, 2017

‘Biohubs – taking biorefining to the next level – Lessons from Canada’  We are delighted to welcome Geoff Bell, CEO of Microbiogen andMurray McLaughlin, advisor to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada.
Both speakers are active in the IEA Bioenergy Task 42 – Biorefining in a …

WEBINAR: Winrock/US EPA Stove Use Monitoring Studies in Guatemala, Vietnam, and Malawi — July 19, 2017 —
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WEBINAR:  Winrock/US EPA Stove Use Monitoring Studies in Guatemala, Vietnam, and Malawi   —   July 19, 2017   —

In our sector, there is growing recognition of the complex, inter-related barriers to widespread uptake and sustained, exclusive use of improved stoves/fuels. Promising laboratory results showing significant reductions of fuel consumption and toxic emissions are …

UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 — July 5-6, 2017 — Birmingham, UK
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UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017    —   July 5-6, 2017   —   Birmingham, UK

With the global biogas market estimated at £1trn and energy security, climate change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals driving the need to rapidly increase the uptake of biogas, UK AD & Biogas and World …

Green Jobs – Current and Future Trends AND Workshop – What’s Your Green Career Plan? — August 17, 2017 — Washington, DC
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Green Jobs – Current and Future Trends AND Workshop – What’s Your Green Career Plan?  —   August 17, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Join us for our fourth Annual Green Jobs event on Thursday, August 17th, 6-8:30 pm.  We’re bringing together green job seekers and providers of green jobs.  We’ll focus on current market and future market trends. …

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital: Tidewater
June 19, 2017 – 11:33 am | No Comment

(Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital)  Tidewater explores the challenge of sea level rise in the Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing Hampton Roads, arguably the region whose vulnerability most affects our …

Climate Action in International Aviation: Challenges and Opportunities for CORSIA — June 29-30, 2017 — Berlin, Germany
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Climate Action in International Aviation: Challenges and Opportunities for CORSIA   —   June 29-30, 2017   —   Berlin, Germany

This year’s Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) workshop will follow up on ICAO’s decision to introduce the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Participants will discuss pathways for the scheme’s design and the …

Flightpath 2050 — A Long Term Vision for Alternative Fuels for Aviation — June 22, 2017 — Brussels, Belgium
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Flightpath 2050 — A Long Term Vision for Alternative Fuels for Aviation   —   June 22, 2017   —   Brussels, Belgium

Recognising its potential environmental impacts, the aviation industry established proactively in 2008 a set of three ambitious goals to reduce its CO2 emissions. These included carbon-neutral growth from 2020 and subsequent halving of net CO2 …

Biochar From the Ground Up — June 12-16, 2017 — Summertown, TN
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Biochar From the Ground Up   —   June 12-16, 2017   —   Summertown, TN

Wondering where and how to stay up-to-date and connected with the biochar community this year? Come to the Farm for a unique biochar workshop where you can spend 4 days and nights of work and …

Biodiesel Basics – A Tour of REG Madison — Cancelled August 1, 2017 — Madison, WI
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Biodiesel Basics – A Tour of REG Madison   — Cancelled  August 1, 2017   —   Madison, WI

Cancelled. Learn about biodiesel basics and how biodiesel is produced by touring the REG Madison biorefinery. In addition to the tour you will have the opportunity to learn how one local fleet is utilizing biodiesel …

Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators Annual Conference: Climate Change and Agriculture — June 25-29, 2017 — Appleton, WI
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Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators Annual Conference: Climate Change and Agriculture   —   June 25-29, 2017   —   Appleton, WI

WAAE (Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators) is a professional organization made up of middle school, high school and post-secondary agriculture teachers. WAAE isdedicated to agricultural educators in developing knowledge and sharpening skills about the ever-evolving …

APRISE 2017 and DETC & Microgrid Design Summit — July 19-20, 2017 — Honolulu, HI
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APRISE 2017 and DETC & Microgrid Design Summit   —   July 19-20, 2017   —   Honolulu, HI

In collaboration with US Navy, US Marine Corps, PACOM, Sandia National Laboratories, and Electric Power Research Institute, join Defense and Energy Innovation Leadership at the 2017 Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit & Expo, the 9th …

Fourth Scientific Conference of the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st – GCP21-IV — June 11-15, 2018 — Cotonou, Benin
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Fourth Scientific Conference of the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st – GCP21-IV   —   June 11-15, 2018   —    Cotonou, Benin

SAVE THE DATE After Ghent, Belgium in 2008, Kampala, Uganda in 2012 and Nanning, China in 2016, come and join us for the Fourth Scientific Conference of the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st in …

Scaling Up the Low Carbon Bioeconomy — June 8, 2017 — Beijing, China
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Scaling Up the Low Carbon Bioeconomy   —   June 8, 2017   —   Beijing, China

In China, Mission Innovation and Biofuture Platform will host a side event “Scaling Up the Low Carbon Bioeconomy”. June 8, at the China National Convention Center, Beijing, as part of the CEM8 and Mission Innovation …

U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) International Trade Association Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) Meeting — July 27, 2017 — Washington, DC
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U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) International Trade Association Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) Meeting   —    July 27, 2017   —  Washington, DC

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) International Trade Association announced in the Federal Register a public meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC) in Washington, D.C. on July 27, 2017. REEEAC …

14th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association — June 7-8, 2017 — Cologne, Germany
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14th International Conference of the European Industrial Hemp Association   —   June 7-8, 2017   —   Cologne, Germany

The EIHA Conference is established as the largest meeting of experts on industrial hemp in Europe and indeed worldwide! Specialists from all over the world will meet in order to exchange information regarding the latest developments …

International Solar Fuels Conference — July 6-10, 2017 — La Jolla, CA
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International Solar Fuels Conference    —   July 6-10, 2017   —   La Jolla, CA

The conference will bring together scientists working with biological and chemical approaches to utilize solar energy for direct fuel production. This five-day event will cover the photosynthesis, chemical catalysis, and production of fuels from biological and …

Wisconsin Energy Institute’s (WEI) Energy Institute for Educators — July 19-21, 2017 — Madison, WI
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Wisconsin Energy Institute’s (WEI) Energy Institute for Educators   —   July 19-21, 2017   —   Madison, WI

The Wisconsin Energy Institute’s (WEI) Energy Institute for Educators provides the opportunity for educators to engage with cutting-edge energy research at UW–Madison, and gain practical tools and materials for teaching students fundamentals of energy and …

WEBINAR: Looking Ahead: What’s Coming Down the Pike in DC for Ethanol — June 6, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Looking Ahead: What’s Coming Down the Pike in DC for Ethanol   —   June 6, 2017

Hosted by ACE leadership, ACE’s second webinar of 2017 will review the first six months of the Trump presidency and 115th Congress and what to expect for the remainder of the year. The webinar will …

Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2017 — July 30–August 3, 2017 — Denver, CO
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Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2017   —    July 30–August 3, 2017   —   Denver, CO

The SIMB Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2017 will take place on July 30–August 3, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. This annual meeting will cover topics including biocatalysis, environmental microbiology, fermentation and cell culture, metabolic engineering, natural …

2017 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting — July 16–19, 2017 — Spokane, WA
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2017 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting   —    July 16–19, 2017   —    Spokane, WA

ASABE 2017 presents a forum to expand awareness of current industry trends, promote and acknowledge innovations in design and technology, and provide opportunities for professional development – all with a focus on the economic, political …

Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy Consortium Stakeholder Listening Day — June 9, 2017 — Denver, CO
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Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy Consortium Stakeholder Listening Day   —   June 9, 2017   —   Denver, CO

The Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy Consortium (ChemCatBio) seeks stakeholder input on promising areas for fundamental and applied catalysis work for fuels and chemicals production. ChemCatBio leverages the unique capabilities of the U.S. Department of Energy’s …

Cell-Free Synthetic Biology and Biocatalysis Listening Day — July 30, 2017 — Denver, CO
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Cell-Free Synthetic Biology and Biocatalysis Listening Day   —   July 30, 2017   —    Denver, CO

On July 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will sponsor the Cell-Free Synthetic Biology and Biocatalysis Listening Day in Denver, Colorado. This event aims to investigate how cell-free biocatalysis …

Engineered Carbon Reduction Listening Day: Advanced Strategies to Bypass Land Use for the Emerging Bioeconomy — July 8, 2017 — La Jolla, CA
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Engineered Carbon Reduction Listening Day: Advanced Strategies to Bypass Land Use for the Emerging Bioeconomy   —   July 8, 2017   —   La Jolla, CA

On July 8, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will sponsor the Engineered Carbon Reduction Listening Day: Advanced Strategies to Bypass Land Use for the Emerging Bioeconomy in La Jolla, …

WEBINAR: Reviewing New Chemicals under Amended TSCA: Impact on Innovation — June 12, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Reviewing New Chemicals under Amended TSCA: Impact on Innovation   —   June 12, 2017

Since enactment of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act last June, a logjam of new chemicals under review at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unable to enter commerce has …

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 …

Propane & Biodiesel Pupil Transportation Workshops — May 23, 2017 — Fairfax Station, VA; AND — May 25, 2017 — Landover, MD
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Propane & Biodiesel Pupil Transportation Workshops   —   May 23, 2017   —   Fairfax Station, VA;    AND   —   May 25, 2017   —   Landover, MD

School districts face many challenges with pupil transportation. Cost is certainly one of them. Diesel prices ebb and flow, making it difficult to accurately budget fuel costs. Health issues are also of concern for both …

Powering Businesses, Homes and Vehicles with Waste — May 23, 2017 — Washington, DC
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Powering Businesses, Homes and Vehicles with Waste   —   May 23, 2017   —   Washington, DC

How to Grow the Economy & Jobs with Biogas & Renewable Natural Gas   —  The American Biogas Council (ABC), the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (CRNG) and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) …

Importation, Interstate Movement, and Environmental Release of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms; Public Meetings — June 6, June 13 and June 16, 2017 — Kansas City, MO; Davis, CA; Riverdale, MD
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Importation, Interstate Movement, and Environmental Release of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms; Public Meetings    —   June 6, June 13 and June 16, 2017   —   Kansas City, MO; Davis, CA; Riverdale, MD

(US Department of Agriculture/Federal Register)  A Notice by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on 05/18/2017 
We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is hosting a series of public …

Methanol Policy Forum — June 13, 2017 — Washington, DC
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Methanol Policy Forum   —   June 13, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Join us for panels discussing:
Public Policy Drivers
Domestic Methanol Industry Resurgence
Global Methanol Fuel Blending Initiatives
The Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS), the U.S. Energy Security Council (USESC), and the Methanol Institute are glad to …

2017 BDC Fall Symposium — September 19-20, 2017 — Minneapolis, MN
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2017 BDC Fall Symposium   —   September 19-20, 2017   —   Minneapolis, MN

The Fall Symposium is being held in conjunction with a tour of the Green Biologics commercial biobutanol plant in Little Falls, MN on Wednesday morning.  This commercial conversion of an corn ethanol plant has been …

Process Safety and Process Safety Management Boot Camp — July 11-14, 2017 — Kearney, NE
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Process Safety and Process Safety Management Boot Camp   —   July 11-14, 2017   —   Kearney, NE

This four-day boot camp will provide employees with a deeper understanding of Process Safety and Process Safety Management that goes beyond personal worker safety. Process Safety Management is intended to prevent severe damage to equipment …

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 …

SHIFT — Pathways 2 Sustainability — June 15-16, 2017 — Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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SHIFT  —  Pathways 2 Sustainability   —   June 15-16, 2017   —   Calgary, Alberta, Canada

It is time to SHIFT or get off the pot!  —  We cannot predict the future. We can design the future. Decisions we make today will have impacts for generations. Those impacts will either grow …

4th Annual Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference — September 11-13, 2017 — Miami, FL
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4th Annual Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference    —   September 11-13, 2017   —   Miami, FL

The Platts 4th Annual Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference gives you the information you need about the state of the sugar industry in the Americas. Building on the outstanding success of last year’s event, this is …

Seventh International Meeting on Synthetic Biology (SB7.0) — June 13-16, 2017 — Singapore
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Seventh International Meeting on Synthetic Biology (SB7.0)   —   June 13-16, 2017   —   Singapore

The goal of SB7.0 is to unite again the international synthetic biology communities to take a fresh look at the key topics and challenges that our field faces. Synthetic biology cannot advance without exploring and …

8th Annual Kingsman Asia Sugar Conference — September 6-8, 2017 — New Delhi, India
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8th Annual Kingsman Asia Sugar Conference   —   September 6-8, 2017   —   New Delhi, India

Join hundreds of millers, traders and refiners from across Asia and the globe to get a deeper understanding of how global sugar markets are evolving in light of new regulations, look beyond the question of …

WEBINAR: Biochar Building Materials and Composites — May 23, 2017
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WEBINAR:  Biochar Building Materials and Composites   —   May 23, 2017

While the use of biochar as a soil amendment has been researched for more than a decade, the use of carbonized biomass in building materials and other composites is just beginning to flourish.Not only can …

TSCA Reform — One Year Later — June 27, 2017 — Washington, DC Recording of Conference Available Online
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TSCA Reform — One Year Later   —   June 27, 2017   —   Washington, DC  Recording of Conference Available Online

Join the Environmental Law Institute and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health for a day-long conference exploring the federal government’s implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st …

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, …

Summer Institute for Climate Change Education — June 26-28, 2017 — St. Paul, MN
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Summer Institute for Climate Change Education   —    June 26-28, 2017   —    St. Paul, MN

Participants will have the opportunity to:

Hear from leading experts from the University of Minnesota on their research and experience on climate science and climate change solutions
Engage with hands on activities that help bring climate change …

Biofuels and Bioproducts from Wet and Gaseous Waste Streams: Market Barriers and Opportunities Workshop — June 6-7, 2017 — Berkeley, CA
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Biofuels and Bioproducts from Wet and Gaseous Waste Streams:  Market Barriers and Opportunities Workshop    —   June 6-7, 2017   —   Berkeley, CA

On June 6–7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will sponsor a workshop to advance the understanding of current market barriers and opportunities for increasing the deployment of biofuels and bioproducts …

2017 RNG Summit Industry, Policy & Regulatory Forum — May 22, 2017 — Washington, DC
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2017 RNG Summit Industry, Policy & Regulatory Forum   —   May 22, 2017   —   Washington, DC

Join us for the 2017 RNG Summit Industry, Policy & Regulatory Forum, organized by the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) and the American Biogas Council (ABC), in collaboration with Natural Gas Vehicles for …

Crop Residues for Advanced Biofuels Workshop — August 15-17, 2017 — Sacramento, CA
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Crop Residues for Advanced Biofuels Workshop   —   August 15-17, 2017   —   Sacramento, CA

Significant scientific uncertainty exists about crop residue removal and potential effects on soil carbon.
Advanced biofuels and bioproducts are being made from crop residues in the US and elsewhere; however, the market value and sustainability of …

Workshop on Moving beyond Drop-In Replacements: Performance Advantaged Biobased Chemicals — June 1, 2017 — Denver, CO
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Workshop on Moving beyond Drop-In Replacements: Performance Advantaged Biobased Chemicals   —   June 1, 2017   —   Denver, CO

(U.S. Department of Energy)  In 2004, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a report1  listing the most promising chemicals that could be produced from biomass. This report has served as a guiding document for …

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. …

Energy Conference — September 11-13, 2017 — Des Moines, IA
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Energy Conference   —   September 11-13, 2017   —   Des Moines, IA

Top energy experts, trend forecasters, and industry leaders will convene in the heart of renewable energy production to share timely information, best practices, and regulatory overviews. With a thoughtful balance of practical education sessions, profit-focused …

U.S. DOE BETO Algae Cultivation for Carbon Capture and Utilization Workshop — May 23-24, 2017 — Orlando, FL
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U.S. DOE BETO Algae Cultivation for Carbon Capture and Utilization Workshop   —   May 23-24, 2017   —   Orlando, FL

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is hosting the Algae Cultivation for Carbon Capture and Utilization Workshop on May 23–24, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. The event will gather stakeholder input through facilitated …

Bio-Based Live Europe 2017 — May 31-June 1, 2017 — Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Bio-Based Live Europe 2017   —   May 31-June 1, 2017   —   Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The meeting place for Bio-Based World’s global community, Bio-Based Live connects attendees hoping to incorporate bio and green strategies into their businesses and to learn more about the latest solutions on offer. Developing bio-based and green innovations …

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 …

F.O. Licht’s Sugar and Ethanol Africa — September 19-21, 2017 — Nairobi, Kenya
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F.O. Licht’s Sugar and Ethanol Africa   —   September 19-21, 2017   —   Nairobi, Kenya

F.O. Licht’s Sugar and Ethanol Africa brings together biofuel and ethanol producers, traders, sugar millers, technology companies, shipping and logistics companies and users of fuel, industrial and beverage ethanol. Take advantage of this unique opportunity …

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 …

RWM — September 12-14, 2017 — Birmingham, UK
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RWM   —   September 12-14, 2017   —   Birmingham, UK

RWM is the leading community for the Waste, Energy, Recycling and Water sectors to network, learn and trade. With over 500 exhibitors and 11,000 visitors from the UK and international reach from retail, leisure, construction …

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 …

Ethanol Summit 2017 — June 26-27, 2017 — São Paulo, Brazil
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Ethanol Summit 2017   —   June 26-27, 2017   —   São Paulo, Brazil

Launched by União da Indústria de Cana-de-Açúcar (UNICA) [Union of the Sugarcane Industry] in 2007 and held every two years, the Ethanol Summit is one of the world’s main events for renewable energy, particularly ethanol …

2017 Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology — September 17-19, 2017 — San Diego, CA
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2017 Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology   —   September 17-19, 2017   —   San Diego, CA

Biobased production of industrial chemicals, fuels, and specialties (industrial biotech) has had many triumphant moments in the last few decades.  Along with these successes, however, industrial biotech has also faced and had to overcome challenges, …

UC San Diego Extension’s Microbial Fermentation Workshop — August 16-18, 2017 — San Diego, CA
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UC San Diego Extension’s Microbial Fermentation Workshop   —   August 16-18, 2017   —   San Diego, CA

Developed in partnership with UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences, this 3-day workshop is designed to provide a deep dive into bioreactor principles and bioprocess development. You will be equipped with the fundamental knowledge …

Mid-Atlantic Biomass Conference and Expo 2017 — September 12-14, 2017 — State College, PA
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Mid-Atlantic Biomass Conference and Expo 2017   —   September 12-14, 2017   —   State College, PA

The Pennsylvania Biomass Energy Association (PBEA) is proud to present the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Biomass Conference and Expo, taking place September 12-14, 2017, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.

This event will bring together attendees …

Energy Days — May 22-23, 2017 — State College, PA
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Energy Days   —   May 22-23, 2017  —   State College, PA

Energy Days is an annual conference (May 22–23, 2017) that brings together leaders from across the energy realm, including members of industry, government, non-profits, and academia. The purpose is to identify and discuss the regional, …

Advanced Biofuels Course–Special Edition — Online until June 30, 2017
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Advanced Biofuels Course–Special Edition   —  Online until June 30, 2017

BioFuelNet Canada, a national research network hosted by McGill University, is offering an online certificate course on advanced biofuels. This is a special edition for engineers who would like to complete their mandated training. Anyone …

International Intensive Biogas Training — June 20-22, 2017 — Dundee, Scotland
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International Intensive Biogas Training   —   June 20-22, 2017   —   Dundee, Scotland

For the second time the Renewable Energy Association (REA) and the International Biogas and Bioenergy Center of Competence (IBBK Fachgruppe Biogas) are delighted to welcome you for a 3-day long (June 19-21, 2017) in-depth Biogas …

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 …

Bioenergy Institute for Educators (BIE) — June 26-30, 2017 — Madison, WI DEADLINE: May 1, 2017
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Bioenergy Institute for Educators (BIE)   —   June 26-30, 2017   —   Madison, WI   DEADLINE:  May 1, 2017

(Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center)  Bioenergy is an exciting area of research and development and can provide excellent opportunities for engaging students. Join us for an intensive 5-day program to learn about the latest developments …

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 how …

20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Policy Forum — July 11, 2017 — Washington, DC — Policy Forum VIDEOS available online
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20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Policy Forum   —    July 11, 2017   —   Washington, DC — Policy Forum VIDEOS available online

The 20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Policy Forum will bring together 40-50 businesses, trade associations, and government agencies to showcase renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. In every state across …

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 …

EnergyPath 2017 — For Our Future: Carbon Reduction — July 24-27, 2017 — Center Valley, PA
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EnergyPath 2017 — For Our Future: Carbon Reduction   —   July 24-27, 2017   —   Center Valley, PA

Energypath is the region’s largest sustainable energy event attracting industry professionals, policymakers and academia throughout the region and across the United States. The goal of Energypath is to increase the knowledge of and passion for …

Ethanol Summit 2017 — June 26-27, 2017 — São Paulo, Brazil
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Ethanol Summit 2017   —   June 26-27, 2017   —   São Paulo, Brazil

Launched by the Sugar Cane Industry Union (UNICA) in 2007 and held every two years, the Ethanol Summit is one of the world’s leading renewable energy events, particularly ethanol and sugar cane products -sugar.  
The meeting …

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 …

tcbiomass — September 19-21, 2017 — Chicago, IL
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tcbiomass   —   September 19-21, 2017   —   Chicago, IL

Since its inaugural event in 2009, tcbiomass has become a hallmark conference in the world of bioenergy. From the beginning, the role of event founder Gas Technology Institute (GTI), a pioneering energy research and development …

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 the …

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 …

Biochar: Production, Characterization and Applications — August 20-25, 2017 — Alba, Italy
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Biochar: Production, Characterization and Applications   —   August 20-25, 2017   —   Alba, Italy

When organic materials (woody or agricultural materials, organic residues, food waste, sewage sludge, digestate) are thermally decomposed in the absence of oxygen, one of the resulting products is biochar, a solid compound rich in carbon …

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 …

2017 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo — June 19-21, 2017 — Minneapolis, MN
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2017 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo — June 19-21, 2017 — Minneapolis, MN

The 7th annual National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo will take place June 19-21, 2017, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Produced by BBI International, this national event will feature the world of advanced …

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 & …

Scientists’ March on Washington
January 26, 2017 – 4:02 pm | No Comment

(Scientists’ March on Washington)  … We are working to schedule a March for Science on DC and across the United States. We have not settled on a date yet but will do so as quickly as …

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 …

Mid-Atlantic Biomass Energy Conference and Expo: Building the Bioeconomy — September 12-14, 2017 — State College, PA
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Mid-Atlantic Biomass Energy Conference and Expo: Building the Bioeconomy   —   September 12-14, 2017   —   State College, PA

The Pennsylvania Biomass Energy Association (PBEA) is proud to present the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Biomass Conference and Expo, taking place September 12-14, 2017, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.​
This event will bring together attendees …

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 …

4-H Renewable Energy Camp — July 24-28, 2017 — East Lansing, MI
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4-H Renewable Energy Camp   —   July 24-28, 2017   —   East Lansing, MI

Explore how Michigan’s abundant natural resources and growing agriculture industry are changing the face of energy and what it means to your family, Michigan and the world!
Michigan 4-H Renewable Energy Camp is a five-day exploration …

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 …

ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy — June 20-27, 2017 — Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.
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ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy   —  June 20-27, 2017   —  Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado.

Deadline for applying is 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on January 17, 2017.  The 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) Summer School on Green Chemistry & Sustainable Energy will allow students to explore scientific solutions to …

SugarTech Indonesia 2017 — August 15-16, 2017 — Surabaya, Indonesia
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SugarTech Indonesia 2017   —   August 15-16, 2017   —   Surabaya, Indonesia

The 3rd edition of SugarTech Indonesia 2017 is Indonesia’s largest specialized sugar and bioethanol technology event that brings together an international congregation of sugar companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the city of …

Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future — July 11-12, 2017 — Arlington, VA
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Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future   —   July 11-12, 2017   —   Arlington, VA

Each year, approximately 600 participants attend the conference, including key stakeholders from the bioenergy industry, Congress, national laboratories, academia, and the financial community.
Hear directly from leading scientists and bioeconomy experts from the public and private …

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 …

RRB-13, the 13th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries — June 7-9, 2017 — Wroclaw, Poland
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RRB-13, the 13th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries   —   June 7-9, 2017   —   Wroclaw, Poland

Based on the previous RRB conferences, this conference expects to welcome about 300 international participants from over 30 countries.
Delegates from university, industry, governmental and non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers will present their views on industrial …

SynBioBeta — April 4-6, 2017 — London, UK
December 19, 2016 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
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 …

2017 BIO International Convention — June 19-22, 2017 — San Diego, CA
December 19, 2016 – 2:37 pm | No Comment
2017 BIO International Convention   —   June 19-22, 2017   —   San Diego, CA

The Golden State is the home of many firsts for the life sciences sector – the first biotechnology company, the first biotechnology public offering, the first biotechnology drug approved by the FDA, the first companion …

Oleofuels 2017 — June 28-29, 2017 — Krakow, Poland
December 19, 2016 – 11:00 am | No Comment
Oleofuels 2017   —   June 28-29, 2017   —   Krakow, Poland

Oleofuels 2017 will bring together senior representatives from the biodiesel, renewable diesel and HVO/HEFA industry to discuss all the latest market advancements, developments & business opportunities. The event will cover current key challenges and issues …

World Future Energy Summit (WFES) Sustainable Transport — January 16-19, 2017 — Abu Dhabi
December 15, 2016 – 9:02 pm | No Comment
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
December 14, 2016 – 4:00 pm | No Comment
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
December 12, 2016 – 7:05 pm | No Comment
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, large-scale storage for …

Metabolomics Conference 2017 — August 29-30, 2017 — Prague, Czech Republic
December 8, 2016 – 10:42 am | No Comment
Metabolomics Conference 2017  —   August 29-30, 2017   —   Prague, Czech Republic

The European market is becoming the growth centre for the global market. Czech Republic is one of the most advanced and developed European economy is bound to hold chief share of metabolomics and Systems biology …

Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future — July 11-12, 2017 — Arlington, VA
December 1, 2016 – 4:51 pm | No Comment
Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future   —   July 11-12, 2017   —   Arlington, VA

On July 11–12, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office will host its tenth annual conference—Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future. Each year, approximately 600 participants attend the conference, including key …

International Conference on Bio-based Materials — May 10-11, 2017 — Cologne, Germany
December 1, 2016 – 2:22 pm | No Comment
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
November 30, 2016 – 1:46 pm | No Comment
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
November 29, 2016 – 6:58 pm | No Comment
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
November 17, 2016 – 3:03 pm | No Comment
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 Verification …

5th USA Science & Engineering Festival — April 7-8, 2018 — Washington, DC
November 15, 2016 – 4:56 pm | No Comment
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
November 14, 2016 – 7:47 pm | No Comment
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
November 14, 2016 – 7:44 pm | No Comment
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
November 14, 2016 – 7:25 pm | No Comment
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
November 14, 2016 – 6:46 pm | No Comment
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 …