CBES Forums


Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biommass Consortium http://www.newbio.psu.edu/

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  - Sustainability of Bioenergy Systems: Cradle to Grave

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
- Forestry within a Landscape-Scale Approach to Conservation
- Bioenergy Sustainability at the Regional Scale
- USDA-ORNL Collaboration Plans

Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) - Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems website


BETO International SCOPE Report Launch Announcement for April 14, 2015

Hans Langeveld, Director of Biomass Research in the Netherlands, visited ORNL on January 6th and 7th hosted by Virginia Dale. For more information click here.

CBES Forums

February 18th: The CBES Forum for February will be held at 3:30 pm in Room 189 of Building 1505.  The Guest Speaker will be Jim Parks.  This month’s topic is: The Triple-Dare Challenge Facing the Automotive Industry: Fuel Economy Standards, Emissions Regulations, and Renewable Fuel Use. For more information about Dr. Parks click here.  For an abstract of the presentation, click here.  The CBES Forum will be followed by a reception at the home of Virginia Dale. 

Future Forum Plans

Nate Pollesch will be conducting the CBES Forum for March with a talk titled Bioenergy Sustainability Assessment: Mathematical approaches to protocol development.  Nate is currently working as a graduate research assistant with the Center for Bioenergy Sustainability.  For his biosketch click here

The April CBES Forum will consist of a visit to and tour of the Carbon Fiber Technology Facility.  The tour is schedule for April 15, 2015 beginning at 3:00pm conducted by the Facility Operations Manager, Connie Jackson.  For more information, see below:
Fact Sheet
Map and Directions to the Facility


Small Giant of Bioenergy http://www.bioenergyadvice.com/


Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF), sponsored by DOE and developed by a team at ORNL led by CBES member Budhendra Bhaduri, now has its own interactive website.

IBSS - Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems

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