Wednesday, November 15, 2006: 3:15 PM-5:45 PM
Continental 6 (Hilton San Francisco)
#466 - Sustainable Biorefineries Plenary (Invited Papers) (T4007)
Visionary talks (invited) will outline commercial, governmental, or academic efforts to advance multi-product biorefineries. Topics likely to be addressed include: development or improvement -- including conceptual analysis and life cycle assessments -- of renewable feedstocks-based multiproduct biorefineries, i.e., based on starch or oil crops and/or lignocellulosic biomass; development of enabling catalytic and/or separative processes; discovery or development of enabling enzyme or fermentative/microbial technologies or bio-based materials.
Chair:David N. Thompson
CoChair:Bruce S. Dien
3:15 PMA Research and Market Pathway to Realize the Potential of Ethanol
Thomas D. Foust
3:45 PMSustainable Energy and Transportation: Engineering the 21st Century
Mark T. Holtzapple
4:15 PMDupont's Biorefinery Vision in Support of Sustainable Biofuels & Biobased Chemicals
William D. Provine
4:45 PMA Refiner's Perspective on the Future of Biofuels
Scott Mason
5:15 PMTechnology and Economic Risks Associated with the Forest Biorefinery
Paul Stuart

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