26 Regional Approaches to Sustainable Bioenergy Systems

Oral Session
Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Sustainable Bioenergy Production: Transformational Advancements in Research, Education and Extension Regional Approaches to Sustainable Bioenergy Systems
Sunday, October 21, 2012: 12:30 PM-4:30 PM
Duke Energy Convention Center, Junior Ballroom B, Level 3

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Mark Poth
12:40 PM
Regional Approaches to Sustainable Bioenergy: Program Design and Goals At the USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Mark Poth, National Institute of Food and Agriculture; William Goldner, National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Carmela Bailey, National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Daniel Cassidy, National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Fen Hunt, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA); Peter Arbuckle, National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Laurie Fortis, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
1:20 PM
Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA: An Agro-Ecosystem Approach to Sustainable Biofuels Production Via the Pyrolysis-Biochar Platform (USDA-NIFA AFRI CAP, Project #2010-05073).
Kenneth Moore, Iowa State University; Stuart J. Birrell, Iowa State University; Robert C. Brown, Iowa State University; Michael Casler, USDA-ARS; Jill E. Euken, Iowa State University; Dermot J. Hayes, Iowa State University; Mark Hanna, Iowa State University; Jason D. Hill, University of Minnesota; Cathy L. Kling, Iowa State University; Keri L. Jacobs, Iowa State University; David A. Laird, Iowa State University; Robert Mitchell, USDA-ARS; Patrick T. Murphy, Purdue University; Raj Raman, Iowa State University; Charles V. Schwab, Iowa State University; Kevin J. Shinners, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Kenneth P. Vogel, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey Volenec, Purdue University
1:40 PM
Evaluation of Energy Cane and Sweet Sorghum As Feedstocks for Conversion Into Fuels and Chemicals.
Vadim Kochergin, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
2:00 PM
The Ibss Partnership: Progress Toward the Southeast's Advanced Biofuels Industry.
Timothy Rials, The University of Tennessee; Steve Kelley, North Carolina State University; Steve Taylor, Auburn University; Maud Hinchee, ArborGen; Steve Bobzin, Ceres, Inc.; Bill Hubbard, University of Georgia
2:20 PM
Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance.
Ralph P. Cavalieri, Washington State University; Michael Wolcott, Washington State University; R. James Cook, Washington State University
3:00 PM
National Bioenergy & Bioproducts Education Programs.
Corinne J. Rutzke, Cornell University; Tiffany C. Fleming, Boyce Thompson Institute; Mingxin Guo, Delaware State University; Dennis W. Hall, The Ohio State University; Madhumi Mitra, University of Maryland - Eastern Shore; Zywia Wojnar, Pace University Law School
3:20 PM
Teaching and Learning Bioenergy and Sustainability Concepts Through Place-Based and Culturally Relevant Learning Opportunities.
Hedi B. Lauffer, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Richard Amasino, University of Wisconsin, Madison
4:30 PM