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TAPPI's International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference to be Held in October

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TAPPI's International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference (IBBC), October 17 - 19, 2012, in Savannah, Ga,, USA, will focus on technical advancements and commercialization of bioconversion technologies that leverage the forest products manufacturing infrastructure.

Keynote speakers for 2012 IBBC are:

  • Paul Spindler, VP of Technology at Catchlight
  • John B. Crowe, chairman and CEO, Buckeye Technologies Inc.

In addition, IBBC will include technical presentations, expert panels, case studies, and reports from projects that address: 

  • Feedstock and harvesting improvements to increase yield and quality of biomass
  • Bioelectricity using combined heat and power (CHP)
  • Bioconversion technologies for wood and biomass
  • Production of chemicals and transportation fuels from wood and biomass
  • Policies and incentives for bioconversion projects.

IBBC will be co-located with the TAPPI PEERS Conference, creating a value-added opportunity for participants to expand their learning, networking, and resources by attending both events. Additional IBBC program and conference details will be announced soon.

Up-to-date information is available online. Exhibit and Sponsorship opportunities also are available. Contact Shane Holt by email at TAPPIPEERS@naylor.com or by phone at 800.369.6220, ext. 3345.


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