Midwest Regional Bioeconomy Forum

Nov 15, 2016 (All day)
Shisler Conference Center, OSU Wooster
Sustainable Biomass

On Tuesday, Novemeber 15th, 2016, OBIC live streamed a bioeconomy forum from 9:30am-12:00pm EST.  Follow this link to direct you to our Facebook page where the live streaming event took place.

To view the National and Midwest Reports follow the links below:

Comprehensive Report - ATIP Foundation 2016 Regional Bioeconomy Forums: “Addressing the Challenges & Opportunities of Advancing the Billion Ton Bioeconomy”

Midwest Participate Report -  Midwest (MW) Regional Bioeconomy Forum

To comment or provide feedback on the presentation, please email OBIC at: bioproducts@osu.edu

The vision document related to this forum can be found at:   http://www.biomassboard.gov/pdfs/farb_2_18_16.pdf

Program Agenda:

  • 9:30 AM — Welcome/ Introductions— Dennis Hall, OBIC Director, Ohio State University                      
    • Tony Logan, State Director, USDA Rural Development
    • Jurey, Chairman, ATIP Foundation
    • Todd Campbell, BR&D Board, Operations Committee (Senior Energy Advisor, U.S. Department of Agriculture)
  • 10:00 AM — Stakeholder Introductions
  • 11:00 AM — Overview of the “Federal Activities Report on the Bioeconomy” and the “Billion Ton Bioeconomy Initiative: Challenges and Opportunities” Report                      
    • Presentation by Todd Campbell
    • Establishes issues from the federal agencies and frames the topics for discussion.