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Process Integration and Carbon Efficiency Workshop

The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is hosting the Process Integration and Carbon Efficiency Workshop on June 11–12, 2014, in Lakewood, Colorado. This workshop will explore advances in biological and chemical conversion of lignocellulosic feedstocks to biofuels and bioproducts. BETO is seeking to collect information from key industry, university, and national laboratory stakeholders, regarding the critical research and development needs for various processes. This includes the breakdown of biomass to usable intermediates, upgrading of intermediates to fuels and chemicals, separations technologies, and process integration.

The proposed topics to be covered in the breakout sessions include the following:

  1. Biological methods for conversion of biomass to fuels and products
  2. Chemical and catalytic methods for conversion of biomass to fuels and products
  3. Separations and integration of unit operations
  4. Technological challenges not covered by the above sessions and their relationships to the conversion pathways diagram.

View the Workshop Agenda for more details about the breakout sessions.

Information gathered from the workshop on the challenges and barriers related to the efficient production of biofuels and bio-based chemicals will be available to the public as a summary report several weeks after the event.

Process Integration and Carbon Efficiency Workshop Event Information

June 11–12, 2014
Sheraton Denver West Hotel
360 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, CO 80228

Registration for this workshop is free, but space is limited. To register for this workshop, please visit the Process Integration and Carbon Efficiency Workshop Registration Web page.

Accommodations

Lodging is available at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel for a discounted group rate from June 10–12, 2014. Based on availability, reservations cannot be guaranteed at the group rate. For reservations, please visit the BETO Biochemical Conversion Workshop Room Block Website