Sustainable Biorefineries Plenary Session (Invited Papers)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM
Grand Ballroom E (Salt Palace Convention Center)

Description:
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.


Sponsor:
Sustainable Biorefineries
Co-Sponsor(s):
Bioengineering (15c), General (23A), Research and New Technology Committee (18j)


Chair:
Bruce S. Dien
Email: Bruce.Dien@ars.usda.gov

Co-Chair:
David R. Shonnard
Email: drshonna@mtu.edu

See more of this Group/Topical: Sustainable Engineering Forum