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3rd Annual Agroforestry Symposium

The Emerging Biobased Economy: A Sustainable Alternative in the MS/MO River Corridor

January 11, 2012, JW Auditorium (Memorial Union), University of Missouri

Inaugural Meeting of the Mississippi/Missouri River Advanced Biomass/Biofuel Consortium (MRABC)

The Emerging Biobased Economy: A Sustainable Alternative in the MS/MO River Corridor

Morning talks (Windows Media Video File)

  • Mississippi/Missouri River Advanced Biomass/Biofuel Consortium, Dr. Shibu Jose, H.E. Garrett Endowed Professor and Director, The Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri
  • Keynote Address: The Emerging Biobased Economy, Mr. Ronald Wood, Former President and CEO, Black & Veatch Energy
  • Development of the Industrial Sugar Biorefinery, Dr. Randall Powell, President, Powell Consulting LLC and Project Leader, BioDimenions
  • Cellulases from the Transgenic Maize Bio-factory, Dr. Elizabeth Hood, Distinguished Professor of Agriculture, Arkansas State University

Afternoon talks (Windows Media Video File)

  • Green Energy: The Role of Green Nanoparticles, Dr. Kattesh Katti, Curators' Professor of Radiology and Physics, Margaret Proctor Mulligan Distinguished Professor of Medical Research, Director, University of Missouri Cancer Nanotechnology Platform
  • Biocatalysts: A Novel Enzyme Delivery for Conversion of Biomass to Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts, Dr. Chung-Ho Lin, Research Assistant Professor, University of Missouri
  • Biomass Feedstock Supply Chain
  • Moderator - Dr. Robert Myers, USDA SARE.
  • Panel Members: Mr. Steve Flick, Chair, Board of Directors, Show Me Energy Cooperative; Mr. Jared Wilmes, Biomass Coordinator, MFA Oil Biomass; Mr. Pete Nelson, Director, BioDimensions Inc.; Mr. Harry Frank, Assistant Plant Superintendent, MU CHP Plant, University of Missouri; Dr. Pat Westhoff, Professor and Director, FAPRI, University of Missouri.

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