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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


Meet and Greet Buffet Breakfast
Academic Poster Session



  • 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


U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse &

U.S. Senator Jack Reed - Video Messages



Challenges and Opportunities for Biofuels in New England


A) Biodiesel Production, Distribution & Research

B) Cellulosic Bioenergy Research & Production




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

B) Second Generation Feedstocks


Laboratory Tours

Click here to download the agenda (PDF)


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
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 due to space limitations.

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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