BWorkshop Agenda

Publication Details

Organized by:

Paul Bryan, Independent Consultant; Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, University of Florida;

Luis Martinez, Rollins College on behalf of the Chemical Sciences Roundtable

NAS Keck Center, Room 100, 500 5th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

MAY 31, 2012

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcome & Introduction to Workshop

Paul Bryan, Planning Committee Member

FEEDSTOCKS & CONVERSION TECHNOLOGIES

Chair, Rich Greene, US Department of Energy

  • 8:40 a.m. Bryce Stokes, CNJV/Department of Energy
    General Feedstocks & Raw Materials Talk
  • 9:40 a.m. Brian Duff, Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
    General Conversion Technologies Talk
  • 10:40 a.m. Break

VALUE CHAINS

Chair, Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, University of Florida

  • 11:00 a.m. Chris Somerville, University of California, Berkeley & Energy Biosciences Institute
    Fuels and Chemicals [from Biomass] via Biological Routes
  • 11:30 a.m. Robert Brown, Iowa State University
    Fuels and Chemicals [from Biomass] via Thermochemical Routes
  • 12:00 p.m. Jeffrey J. Steiner, USDA Agricultural Research Service
    Heat and Power Production [from Biomass] 2
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

BREAKOUT DISCUSSIONS

  • 1:30 p.m. Three Parallel Discussions based on Value Chains:
    Group 1: Fuels and Chemicals [from Biomass] via Biological Routes
    Room 202
  • Breakout Session Leader: Leonard Katz, Lygos & University of California, Berkeley
    Group 2: Fuels and Chemicals [from Biomass] via Thermochemical Routes
    Room 206
  • Breakout Session Leader: Douglas C. Elliott, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    Group 3: Heat and Power Production [from Biomass]
    Room 208
  • Breakout Session Leader: Jeffrey J. Steiner, USDA Agricultural Research Service
    3:40 p.m. Break

PLENARY REPORT BACK & WRAP-UP

Chair, Paul Bryan, Independent Consultant

  • 4:00 p.m. Reports from Breakout Discussions
  • 4:30 p.m. Wrap-up Panel Discussion
    William Hitz, Dupont
    Emily Carter, Princeton University
    Rina Singh, Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
  • 5:30 p.m. Adjourn