The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) staff regularly participate in industry meetings and events. Additionally, the Office participates in the biennial Peer Review process, an evaluation mandated by DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The Peer Review process entails a formal, documented evaluation from independent reviewers using objective criteria. The corresponding meetings are used to produce a formal report that assists the Office in improving its productivity, project management, and overall effectiveness in a variety of project areas.
Upcoming Meetings and Workshops
Plastics for a Circular Economy Workshop – On December 11–12, 2019 the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office is hosting a workshop titled, "Plastics for a Circular Economy" to discuss technology solutions for addressing plastic waste. The workshop will focus on potential solutions including designing new plastics and developing new strategies for recycling and degradation and will include discussions on end-of-life options for existing and next-generation plastics in the context of current and novel recycling strategies. For more information please review the Plastics for a Circular Economy Workshop page.