BETO to host Biomass 2014 July 29-30

In July 29-30, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will host its seventh annual conference: Biomass 2014: Growing the Future Bioeconomy. Co-hosted with Advanced Biofuels USA,… this year’s conference will take place at the Washington, DC Convention Center.

Biomass 2014 will bring together top government officials and members of Congress with industry leaders and experts from across the bioenergy supply chain to continue ongoing dialogue about the critical challenges and key opportunities for the industry. The event will focus on the innovative technologies, priority pathways, financing strategies, and public policies needed to grow the bioeconomy of the future.

This year’s conference will include the following breakout session:

“Integration of Supply Chains III: Algal Biofuels Strategy-Report on Workshop Results and Recent Work.” This session will present the outcomes of the two DOE-hosted algae stakeholder workshops and outcomes of DOE sponsored research. The final results of the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts consortium will be reported. New data generated by testbed projects will be highlighted followed by a panel discussion on the impacts of biofuel-enabling bioproducts on the algae industry.

Moderator: Roxanne Dempsey, Technology Manager, Bioenergy Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy

Breakout Speakers:

  • Jose A. Olivares, Bioscience Division Lead, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Executive Director, National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts
  • John McGowen, Director of Operations, ATP3, Arizona State University
  • Kimberly Ogden, Professor, University of Arizona; Engineering Technical Lead, National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts
  • Martin Sabarsky, Chief Executive Officer, Cellana

Registration is required to attend this event. To register for Biomass 2014: Growing the Future Bioeconomy, please visit the Biomass 2014 registration Web page.


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