Archive | Conference RSS feed for this section

NW Biodiesel Network Forum in May

I’ve just come across the NW Biodiesel Network. It will be holding a forum in Seattle on May 20. The East Side Chapter has meetings at the North Bend Railroad Depot every second Wednesday. (Which looks a lot better than it sounds)

Continue Reading
Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet.

The Malaysian Minster of Plantation Indusries on sustainability

The Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries spoke exclusively to the World Refinning Association ahead of the Asian Biofuels Roundtable to be held in Malaysia at 23-25 March. It is interesting that there is no discussion of prior informed consent of the people who live in the land and who may not be farmers. He is […]

Continue Reading

ICIS bioresources summit

ICIS (the people that I work for: About ICIS) will be holding the 2nd ICIS Bioresources Summit, in Hardwick Hall, County Durham, UK on November 25. The conference will discuss the advances in bio-engineering and their impact on biofuels, bio-polymers and other emerging markets. The conference will also address the latest thinking in raw materials […]

Continue Reading

Biofuels for municpal power generation

If you’re into using biofuels for municpal power generation, it might be worth going along to the inaugural Bio Power Generation Forum meeting in Beligium in April

Continue Reading

Biochar conference

There’s an international biochar conference coming up between 8-10 September 2008, its in Newcastle, UK. I might go along. I’m interested in what the effect of removing cellulose could have on soil structure should cellulosic biofuels take off. This conference aims to discuss the effects of adding a carbon char to the soil, which seems […]

Continue Reading

1st ICIS Bioresources Summit take aways

I like getting away to conferences, its good to have your pre-occupations tested in by friendly questioning in a supportive atmosphere. This (OK so I work for ICIS) was a good conference,and its local focus helped. I like the North East Process Industry Consortium’s plan to try and build a 1m tonne/year biofuels and biochemcials […]

Continue Reading

Mark Lewis Opportunies for biorefining in the North East of England

Mark Lewis Technical Director of the North East Process Industries Cluster spoke about the opportunities for bioresources in the North East of England at the 1st ICIS Bioresources Summit. How to integrate the process to make biofuels and create value out of the other streams. Biorefineries will be large but limited by the ability to […]

Continue Reading

Paul Temple talks at ICIS Bioresources Summit

Looking at the biofuel challenge to the agricultural supply chain.Here are some soundbites from Paul’s presentation that caught my attention As a farmer we harness the environment we produce the only truly renewable raw materials. Biofuels are “one of the brighter areas”. FAO calculated 41.88m km2 land is available 15.06 km are in use 0.11m […]

Continue Reading

I’m moderating the 2008 World Biofuels Markets Congress

I’m going to be moderating the plenary session of the 2008 World Biofuels Markets Congress, to be held 12th-14th March, 2008 at the Brussels Exhibition Centre, Belgium. The organisers, Greenpower conferences, are expecting around 1300 people to turn up with CEO’s banks and the financial community attending. I’ll also be appearing live and in person […]

Continue Reading

ICIS Biofuel Conference more details

ICIS will be holding its own biofuels conference in conjunction with Kline consulting in St Louis, Missouri, on 14-15 November. They seem to have an interesting speaker panel. (Disclosure: I work for ICIS: About ICIS) I might be there myself…

Continue Reading