2007 Tentative Agenda

Monday, November 5 and Tuesday, November 6

Monday, November 5, 2007

 

7:15 a.m

Registration and Exhibitor Set Up and Load In (West Entrance, Outer Concourse, Hilton Coliseum)

8:30 a.m. 

Welcome and Introductory Remarks.....Hilton Coliseum

9:00 a.m.

Keynote Address

10:00 a.m.

Break (move to Scheman Center)

10:15 a.m.

Breakout Session I

 

Plant Sciences

Feedstock Production

Biomass Harvest Equipment

Conversion

Thermochemical Conversion of Bio-based Feedstocks to Oils and Chemicals

Utilization and Energy Efficiency

Conservation and Sustainability

The Science of Carbon Sequestration

Economics and Policy

Current Drivers, Accomplishments and Challenges 

12:15 a.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.

Keynote Speakers

2:45 p.m.

Break (move to Scheman Center)

3:00 p.m.

Breakout Session II

 

Plant Sciences

Feestock Production

Storage and Transportation

Conversion

Thermochemical Processing

Utilization and Energy Efficiency

Conservation and Sustainability

Climate Change Management in Biofuels Systems

Economics and Policy

Mitigating Global Climate Change

5:00 p.m.

Reception and Exhibits

7:30 p.m. Presidential Candidate Forum

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

 

7:15 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast......Hilton Coliseum

8:00 a.m.

Plenary Panel: Feedstock Prices, Food/Fuel Issues, and Economic Impacts of the Bioeconomy

9:15 a.m.

Keynote Plenary: Next Generation Biofuels, The Road Forward…..Hilton Coliseum

10:00 a.m.

Break (move to Scheman Center)

10:15 a.m.

Breakout Session III

 

Plant Sciences

Feedstock Production

Biomass Crops and Cropping Systems

Conversion

Advanced Dry Mill Technology I - Midwest Consortium

Utilization and Energy Efficiency

Conservation and Sustainability

Biomass Pyrolysis, Biochar and Nutrient Recycling

Economics and Policy

Biofuels in an International Context: Security and Trade

12:15 p.m.

Box Lunch and Exhibits.......Hilton Coliseum

1:30 p.m. 

Breakout Session IV

 

Plant Sciences

Feedstock Production

Considerations for Effective Production of Biofuels from Corn Biomass

Conversion

Advanced Dry Mill Technology II - Midwest Consortium

Utilization and Energy Efficiency

Conservation and Sustainability

Economic Sustainability of the Biobased Products Industry

Economics and Policy

Future Biofuels Policy: a Roundtable Discussion of Aims and Options

3:30 p.m.

Break

3:45 p.m.

Breakout Session V

 

Plant Sciences

Feedstock Production

POET's "Project LIBERTY": Plans for First Generation Cellulose Processing

Conversion

Advanced Dry Mill Technology III - Midwest Consortium

Utilization and Energy Efficiency

Conservation and Sustainability

Social Sustainability of Biofeedstock Production and Processing

Economics and Policy

Enhancing the Long-Term Competitiveness of Biofuels

5:45 p.m.

Adjourn

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