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URI Outreach Center

URI & UCONN Biofuels Symposium

Workshop Series

May 29, 2009 - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
Center for Biotechnology & Life Sciences
120 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI 02882
Directions

9:00-10:00

Meet and Greet Buffet Breakfast
Academic Poster Session

10:00-10:15

Welcome

  • Wendy Lucht, Master of Ceremonies; Ocean State Clean Cities Coordinator
  • Jeffrey Seemann, Dean, URI College of the Environment and Life Sciences
  • Paula Hopkins, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Saul, RI Economic Development Corporation

10:15-10:25

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse &

U.S. Senator Jack Reed - Video Messages

 

10:25-11:05

Challenges and Opportunities for Biofuels in New England

11:15-12:45

A) Biodiesel Production, Distribution & Research

B) Cellulosic Bioenergy Research & Production

12:45-2:00

Lunch

2:00-3:30

A) Developing, Implementing & Managing a Biofuel Business in the 21st Century

B) Second Generation Feedstocks

3:30-5:00

Laboratory Tours

Click here to download the agenda (PDF)


Registration

Fee: $50; Students $10

After completing the registration form, please mail your check (made payable to URI) to:

Wendy Lucht
Mallon Outreach Center
University of Rhode Island
3 East Alumni Avenue
Kingston, RI 02881

For more information:

Wendy Lucht
Ocean State Clean Cities Coordinator
University of Rhode Island
College of the Environment and Life Sciences
URI Energy Center
wlucht@uri.edu
p: 401.874.2792

Renewable Energy Siting Partnership Stakeholder Meeting #4

When: December 1, 2011, 6pm - 9pm
Where: Hazard Rooms @ URI Coastal Institute Bldg, Narragansett Bay Campus
Details: The focus of this meeting will be presentations on the acoustic impacts of wind turbines and project economics. Attendees must RSVP to Amber Neville at 401.874.6106 or amber@crc.uri.edu due to space limitations.
Directions

The meeting is open to the public, and all are welcome, as the goal is to have a diverse and well-rounded stakeholder process. A light dinner will be provided from 5:30-6pm.

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Holidays in the Park

When: December 10, 2011, 11am - 2pm
Where: Roger Williams Park Botanical Center, Providence RI
Details: Admission-free with donation of a nonperishable good to be donated to RI Food Bank

Escape from the cold outdoors and join us in celebrating the holidays! Activities will include demos on do-it- yourself decorations just in time for the holidays, exciting educational crafts for kids, live music, gifts for every gardener, a raffle and more surprises to come.

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Renewable Energy Siting Partnership (RESP) Wind Resource Assessment Lecture

When: January 24, 2012, 6pm - 7pm
Where: North Kingstown Free Library
Details: URI researchers will present their current work related to the wind resource assessment component of the Renewable Energy Siting Partnership.

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