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Biomass ’10 workshop announced

Feb. 8, 2010, Grand Forks, ND – The Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota is holding Biomass '10: Renewable Power, Fuels, and Chemicals Workshop on July 20-21, 2010.


February 8, 2010
By Canadian Biomass

Feb. 8, 2010, Grand Forks, ND – The Energy & Environmental Research Center
(EERC) at the University of North Dakota is holding Biomass '10: Renewable
Power, Fuels, and Chemicals Workshop on July 20-21, 2010. The event will take
place at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Event organizers are
currently seeking abstracts from presenters wanting to be included in the
technical program. Abstracts are due to the EERC no later than March 1, 2010.

In its eighth year, the EERC's Biomass Workshop offers a two-day technical program
and exhibits with national experts who focus on biomass production (agricultural
and wood residue) and biomass conversion to power, transportation fuels, and
chemicals. The workshop is geared towards industry, research entities,
government, community and economic development corporations, financial
institutions, and landowners. Topics include trends and opportunities in using
biomass, renewable policies and incentives, renewable fuels, financing
biomass-related projects, biorefinery chemicals and products, biomass for heat
and electricity, biomass feedstocks, and algae.

Biomass '10 is sponsored by the EERC's Centers for Renewable Energy and Biomass
Utilization through the U.S. Department of Energy; the Signature Sponsor is the
North Dakota Department of Commerce Division of Community Services State Energy
Program; and the Collaborating Sponsor is Wells Fargo. Biomass '09, held in
July 2009, attracted over 326 people from 24 states, the District of Columbia,
and three Canadian provinces. Attendees represented 182 organizations and a
wide range of affiliations. Workshop fees are $275 a person and include access
to all of the technical sessions, the exhibit show floor, and
meals/refreshments.

For more information on registering, submitting an abstract, or becoming a sponsor
or an exhibitor, visit www.undeerc.org/biomass10.


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