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Below you will find the list of authorized presentations that took place during Biomass 2008. If a presentation is not listed, this means that the speaker/author has requested that it not be distributed.

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All presentations listed have been authored by their owners. All text, files, articles, backgrounds and graphics are copyrighted and are specifically provided for viewing purposes only and/or to be used as handouts or informational material for participants of the Biomass 2008.  The use for any purpose and/or distribution of these presentations other than the aforementioned, without prior express written authorization from the speaker/author, is strictly prohibited.

April 17, 2008

Panel - Biotechnology: A Key Enabling Technology for Expanding Biofuels Production

Brent Erickson, Biotechnology Industry Organization

Neal Gutterson, Mendel Biotechnology

Track 1: Global Stewardship - Proactively Addressing Environmental Sustainability: Water

Virginia Dale, Oak Ridge National Lab

Darrin Ihnen, National Corn Growers Association

Mike Edgerton, Monsanto

May Wu, Argonne National Laboratory

Track 2: Infrastructure - Brining Biofuels to Market: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead

Marina Denicoff, U.S. Department of Agriculture

John Schmitter, KEP LLC

Daniel Moenter, Marathon Petroleum Company LLC

Track 3: Financing - Unlocking the Future

John Herrick, U.S. Department of Energy Golden Field Office

Geoffrey Morgan, Michael Best and Friedrich LLP

Bill Schaffer, Range Fuels

Will Coleman, Mohr Davidow Ventures

Track 4: Policy - Enabling the Path Forward

Kathryn Clay, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Track 5: Biorefinery - Biochemistry and the New Fronteir of Biorefining

Hans-Peter Blaschek, University of Illinois, Urbana

Jack Huttner, Genencor

Greg Krissek, ICM, Inc.

Michael Rushton, Lignol Innovations

Charles Wyman, University of California - Riverside


April 18, 2008

AM Plenary Address

Bill Hagy, U.S. Department of Agriculture PM Plenary Address

PM Plenary Address

Don Endres, VeraSun Energy

Dr. Aristides Patrinos, Synthetic Genomics 

Track 1: Global Stewardship - Proactively Addressing Environmental Sustainability: Energy and Climate

Liz Marshall, World Resource Institute

Ernest Shea, 25x25

Michael Wang, Argonne National Laboratory

Rich Pouyat, USDA Forest Service

Track 2: Infrastructure - Fueling Up on Biofuels: At the Pump and In Your Engine

Claire Kammer, Underwriters Laboratories and Dennis Smith, U.S. Department of Energy

John McKnight, National Marine Manufacturers Association

John Eichberger, National Association of Convenience Stores

Track 3: Financing - Unlocking the Future

Brian Curtis, Qiming Ventures

Michael Rushton, Lignol Innovations Ltd

John May, Stern Brothers & Co.

Brad Barton, NGP Energy Technology Partners

Ed Feo, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, LLP

Track 4: Policy - Enabling the Path Forward

David Terry, Governors Ethanol Coalition

Karl Simon, U.s. Environmental Protection Agency

David Woodruff, Archer Daniels Midland

Amy Ehlers, Biotechnology Industry Organuzation

Track 5: Biorefinery - Thermochemistry and the New Frontier of Biorefining

Dan Burciaga, Thermochem Recovery International

Thomas Foust, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Richard Marinangeli, UOP LLC, A Honeywell Company

Bill Schafer, Range Fuels

Marcus Wiley, Wiley Consulting


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