11422FW: Algae & Sustainability, Future Support from the U.S. Government - View Agenda
- Sep 11, 2012
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Algae and Sustainability - Developing a New Industry Responsibly
Tuesday, September 25 | 10:00 am - 11:15 am
As the algae industry continues to develop, responsible and sustainable practices will be critical for its long term success. This panel will explore--with thoughtful leaders in the areas of the environment, research, science and policy--what needs to occur now and in the future in order to make algae the true, global feedstock and resource it has to be in the creation of both fuels and coproducts markets.
Algae Biomass Organization
Vice-Chancellor for Marine Science
Scripps Institution of Oceanography UCSD
Chair, Steering Board
Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels
Hunter and Associates
Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund & Distinguished Fellow
Houston Advanced Research Center
Plenary Session Preview
The Government Roadmap: 2012 and Beyond
Tuesday, September 25 | 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
After a tumultuous summer and fall on Capitol Hill, what is next for biofuels and algae? What about funding? The Defense Authorization Act? The Farm Bill? What do we expect after the 2012 election, and how will the industry continue to be supported by the U.S. government and what are the expectations beyond 2012?
Moderator: Tim Portz
Executive Editor, Biomass Magazine
Senior Advisor to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack
Acting Biomass Program Manager
U.S. Department of Energy
Special Advisor for Energy to Secretary of the Navy (Invited)
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Coors and Golden Gate State Park
Monday, Sept. 24
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Since 1873, the Coors brewery in Golden Colorado has thrived for brewing one of the most widely consumed beer in the United States. The tour of the brewery will showcase the world’s largest single-site brewery and the MillerCoors’ legendary histories. The brewery experience includes a 40-minute tour highlighting the malting, brewing, and packaging processes with a final ‘cooling off’ stop in MillerCoors' tasting room where you’ll be able to sample the beers that MillerCoors is famous for.
Golden Gate State Park
Golden Gate Canyon State Park, located 30 miles west of Denver, offers an excellent opportunity to see the wonders of the Rocky Mountains and wildlife that inhabits the beautiful terrain. Visiting the 12,000 acre (4,900 ha) park will provide attendees an opportunity to see a great variety of Rocky Mountain wildlife, stunning views of numerous 14,000 ft. (4,300 m) peaks, the magnificent autumn colors of aspen trees. This will be a tour-stop where you won’t want to forget your camera.
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