Workshops

BETO 2015 Project Peer Review

March 23-27, 2015

Agenda

Individual ORNL Presentations

Workshop on Biofuels and Food Security Interactions

November 18, 2014

- Agenda

Workshop Report

Incorporating Bioenergy in Sustainable Landscape Designs Workshop Two: Agricultural Landscapes

June 24-26, 2014

-Agenda

Workshop II

Incorporating Bioenergy into Sustainable Landscape Designs Workshop
March 4-6, 2014

-Agenda
-Participant List
-Landscape Design Field Tour
-Workshop Report
-Links to individual presentations

Global Sustainable Biofuels (GSB) Workshop
June 12-13th, 2013

-Agenda
-Welcome
-Workshop Report
-Links to individual presentations and pictures

Billion Ton Study: What can be Learned about Bioenergy Sustainability?
September 28-30, 2011

- Agenda
- Participant Summary
- Remote Participants
- Workshop Report

Link to individual presentations and pictures

Watershed Perspective on Bioenergy Sustainability
February 3 - 4, 2010

- Ice G, McBroom, Schweitzer. 2010.

A review of best management practices for forest watershed biomass harvests with an emphasis on recommendations for leaving residual wood onsite
- Agenda
- Participant Summary
- Workshop Report

Sustainable BioEnergy Systems Workshop
September 10th - 11th, 2009

- Agenda
- Participant Summary
- Remote Participants
- Workshop Report

Land-Use Change and Bioenergy Workshop
May 12-14, 2009

- Agenda
- 3 in 5s Introduction
- Participant List
- Workshop Report


 

 

 

 

 

 

News

ORNL is pleased to be a part of the new Antares Group, Inc., project announced by the Department of Energy to improve sustainability of cellulosic bioenergy. Click here for more information about this project.

Keith Kline and Virginia Dale attended the 2015 Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting in Baltimore Maryland. For more info, click here

The Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS)was held at Auburn University in Alabama.

BETO Announces BioenergizeME Office Hours Webinar: Biomass Basics The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is hosting the Biomass Basics webinar on August 27, 2015, from 4:00–4:40 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). For more info click here

Recent paper in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment notes that ecological objectives can be achieved with wood-derived bioenergy.

First place in the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting Undergraduate Student Poster Competition in New Orleans was taken by EMMA TOBIN. Emma is a student at UT and an intern at the CBES here at ORNL. Picture

Virginia Dale and Keith Kline attended the 9th IALE World Congress in Portland Oregon from July 5th through the 10th. Click Here for More Info

Sustainability Webinar Recording Available The recording of the BETO webinar “Biofuels for the Environment and Communities,” originally broadcast on April 22, 2015, is now available on the BETO Webinar Page.

Workshop Report from the IFPRI Bioenergy and Food Security Interactions conference made public. Click here for full report. For more information on the conference click here.

SURVEY - Share your views on the international biomass trade. Click here for more information and the link to access the survey.

The 3rd annual National Bioenergy Day is planned for Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Click here for more information.

Federal suit filed against three counties in Iowa over nutrient runoff from agricultural drainage. Click here for more information.

CBES Forums

The next CBES Forum is scheduled for September 22, 2015 at 3:30pm. The forum has been moved from the previous location to Building 1520, Rm. 202. This CBES talk will be given by Virginia Dale, Keith Kline, Esther Parish and Emma Tobin and is entitled Overview of the pellet industry in the Southeastern US. abstract For more about the speakers please click here