Events

Upcoming Events

On Tuesday, September 30, the Woody Crop Whistle Stop tour will be in Columbus, MS, for an IBSS/Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Field Day.  Partners have establish a 70-acre hybrid poplar plantation.  At this stop, visitors will get to walk through the plantation and learn about new research on genetics, stand establishment, wildlife impacts and biomass harvesting logistics.The farm is located at 11438 Hwy 69 South, Columbus, MS 39702. The agenda is listed below:Registration (8:00 am)

Welcome and Introductions – Steve Taylor, Auburn University (8:30 am)

Auburn Gasification Unit – Christian Brodbeck, Auburn University (8:45 am)

Field Tour – GreenWood Resources and ArborGen, Inc.  (9:15 am – 10:40 am)

Woody Crops Overview – Randy Rousseau, Mississippi State University (10:40 am)

Tree Health Challenges in SRWC Production – Glen Stanosz, University of Wisconsin-Madison (11:00 am)

SRWC Harvesting – Tom Gallagher, Auburn University (11:20 am)

SRWC Logistics – Sam Jackson, Genera Energy, Inc. (11:40 am)

Policy Implications – Brent Bailey, 25×25 Initiative (12:00 pm)

Lunch (12:20 pm)

On Friday, October 10, the Woody Crop tour will stop at the University of Tennessee Research and Education Center (ETREC) in Knoxville for a half-day tour. Visitors to the ETREC will learn first-hand about new energy crops like fast-growing woody poplar and their importance as a feedstock for the emerging biofuels industry.

The NC Sustainable Energy Association will be holding its 6th annual Making Energy Work conference at the Charlotte Convention Center on October 1-2, 2014.

The NC Sustainable Energy Association will be holding its 6th annual Making Energy Work conference at the Charlotte Convention Center on October 1-2, 2014.

The NC Sustainable Energy Association will be holding its 6th annual Making Energy Work conference at the Charlotte Convention Center on October 1-2, 2014.

NCSEA has secured great hotel rates at the Hyatt Place one block from the convention center: http://www.makingenergywork.org/venue.html.

For more information on exhibiting, sponsoring or registering to attend, please go to www.makingenergywork.org.

October 12-14, 2014Tennessee Renewable Energy and Economic Development Council’s International Renewable Energy Summit

Fueling International Excellence in Renewable Energy Through Research and Innovation

Location:  Tennessee Tech University

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emPOWERing Arkansas:

Arkansas Advanced Energy Association’s 3rd Annual Meeting & Policy Conference

October 17, 2014

DoubleTree Hotel, downtown Little Rock, AR

AAEA will host its 3rd annual meeting on October 17, 2014, focused on exploring advanced energy policy for Arkansas and other pertinent advanced energy issues of top importance to Arkansas businesses.  Expert speakers and special guests will contribute to various parts of the day’s program, and Arkansas gubernatorial candidates will also make appearances throughout the day to explain their stance on various advanced energy issues.

For more information, please contact mollie@arkansasadvancedenergy.com or 501-537-0190

Frontiers in Biorefining 2014: Chemicals and Products from Renewable CarbonOctober 21-24, 2014The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia, USARegistration: http://www.frontiersinbiorefining.org/index.html