U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Bioenergy Technologies Office

Biomass 2009: Fueling Our Future

We would like to thank everyone who attended Biomass 2009: Fueling Our Future, including the speakers, moderators, sponsors, and exhibitors who helped make the conference a great success.

Biomass 2009: Fueling Our Future was held on March 17 and 18, 2009, at the Gaylord National Harbor in National Harbor, Maryland.

More than 600 participants from industry, finance, government, and academia were in attendance, including several large and small biofuels producers. The conference included plenary sessions as well as smaller breakout sessions focused on sustainability, commercialization, advanced biofuels technologies, regulation and policy, and international outlook.

The conference featured keynote and guest speakers, including Representative Roscoe Bartlett and Senator Benjamin Nelson. Representative Bartlett and Senator Nelson discussed the role of biofuels in the U.S. energy portfolio and the policy and R&D required for future advances.

Biomass 2009 consisted of five technical tracks: sustainability, advanced biofuels, regulation and policy, international outlook, and biofuels commercialization.

Speaker Presentations

The conference support staff maintains files from the Biomass 2009 conference. Please note that not all presentations from the conference are available at ther equest of certain speakers. Presenters retain full copyrights to the information contained in their presentations. To access presentations from Biomass 2009, please contact the BETO webmaster.

To learn more details about the event, please view the full and detailed agenda.

Contact

Please contact theĀ BETO webmaster for any questions about this conference.