Forest Bioproducts Puzzle Conference Proceedings

October 18-19, 2007

FBRI’s Jeff Benjamin hosts the Forest Products Society (Northeast Section) conference: “A Strategic Planning Session for the Forest Bioproducts Industry”…

(Presentations are organized by presenters due to file size.)

Introduction to Conference and Speakers

Building the Forest Bioproducts Industry in the Northeast: Finding the Combinations that Fit
Eric Kingsley- Innovative Natural Reserouce Solutions LLC

Community and Economic Development Impacts of Wood-Based Energy Plants
Lloyd Irland- Yale University and The Irland Group and Meredith Cowart- Biomass Energy Resource Center

Biomass Opportunity Focus- Biomass Sources, Emerging Users, Pathways, Power Economics, Biomass Progress Issues, Bulk Fuel Gasification Method
Lloyd Weaver- SeptiTech Inc.

Biorefinery Development in the Northeast
Paul Nace- Maine BioProducts, LLC

The Northeast Forest Bioproducts Puzzle: A Strategic Planning Session
Dick Arnold- Red Shield Environmental

Forest Biomass Supply Chain [part 1] [part 2] [part 3]
Bryce Stokes- US Forest Service R&D

Raw Material Supply- An In-Woods Operations Perspective [part 1] [part 2]
Rory Eckardt- RE Consulting LLC

The Role of Biomass in Serving Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards (RPS) in New England
Dwayne Breger- Renewable Energy & Climate Change; Massachusetts Division of Energy Resources

Social Acceptability and Maine’s BioProducts Industry [part 1] [part 2] [part 3] [part 4]
Rob Lilieholm, Jessica Leahy and Terry Porter- University of Maine

Forest Bioproducts Research Institute
Hemant Pendse- University of Maine

Forest Products Society (FPS) [part 1] [part 2]
Micheal Barnes-President; Forest Products Society

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