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Jonathan Male, director of the Bioenergy Technologies Office and Jim Spaeth, program manager and conference chair of the Bioenergy Technologies Office, invite you to attend Bioenergy 2016 in Washington, D.C., July 12–14.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
On July 12–14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) hosted its ninth annual conference—Bioenergy 2016: Mobilizing the Bioeconomy through Innovation. Partnering with the Clean Energy Research and Education Foundation (CEREF), this year's conference focused on opportunities to grow future feedstock supplies and break through technology barriers to achieve a stronger bioeconomy.
Each year, approximately 600 participants attend the conference, including key stakeholders from the bioenergy industry, Congress, national laboratories, academia, and the financial community.
Attendees discussed critical bioenergy issues such as:
- Innovation and emerging pathways
- The vision for a national bioeconomy
- Feedstocks forecasting and supply analysis
- Marketplace Exploration
- Strategic public engagement.
Bioenergy 2016 Presentations
Available speaker presentations are now posted and can be viewed on the Presentations web page. Please note that not all presentations from the conference are available on this site at the request of certain speakers. Presenters retain full copyrights to the information contained in their presentations.
Bioenergy 2016 Conference Agenda
Additional information on the schedule and specific plenary and breakout sessions is available on the Bioenergy 2016 Agenda.
Bioenergy 2016 Confirmed Speakers
Bioenergy 2016 Attendee Networking Tool
The Attendee Networking Tool provided information on attendee backgrounds, areas of expertise, and business contact details to help attendees network and identify potential partners working in the bioeconomy. For questions about the tool, please contact BETONetworkingTool@energetics.com.
Sustainable Transportation Summit
Progress and Products from the Regional Feedstock Partnership Meeting
RFP team leaders assembled to highlight the critical advances and valuable products resulting from this important partnership. The meeting was open to the public and held directly after Bioenergy 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on July 14 from 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
For more information about Bioenergy 2016, please contact us at Bioenergy2016@ee.doe.gov.