The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), and American Express OPEN have partnered to host this special FREE contracting event for women business owners. American Express OPEN will hold a Contract Connections session at the ChallengeHER – Norfolk Event, on October 14th, 2014 at the Webb University Center, Norfolk, VA.
The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) at the Department of Energy aims to identify and address key technical barriers to the commercial deployment of liquid transportation fuels from waste feedstocks. As a part of this effort, BETO is organizing a Waste-to-Energy workshop. Workshop participants will join facilitated breakout sessions to discuss anaerobic digestion, hydrothermal liquefaction, and other processes that make productive use of wastewater residuals, biosolids, foodstuffs, and organic municipal solid waste.
10:00 – 10:05 AM Introduction Commission Co-chairs, T.J. Glauthier and Jared Cohon
10:05 – 10:45 AM DOE Labs within the U.S. National Science and Technology Enterprise Patricia Falcone, Assistant Director for National Security and International Affairs, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
10:45 – 11:15 AM Scientific Community Perspective Alan Leshner, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science