Monday, January 19, 2009

Great Lakes Grass Energy Symposium Final Program

January 22nd, 2009 1:00pm-5:00pm UC103 at the Guelph Organic Conference:

The speakers for our upcoming symposium have been finalized. There is still time to register for this exciting educational exchange on the grass energy industry. The symposium will begin with presentations from grass energy specialists covering grass production, harvest, densification and combustion. The day will end with updates from energy grass growers and a wonderful opportunity for question and answers.

Featured Speakers:
1:05-1:35 Dr. Paul Salon- Plant Materials Center USDA NRCS, Big Flats NY
1:35-2:05 Mr. Roger Samson-Executive Director, REAP-Canada, Montreal QC
2:05-2:35 Dr. Martin Roberge- Project Engineer, Case New Holland, Saskatoon SK
2:35-3:05 Dr. Fernando Preto- CanmetENERGY, NRCAN, Ottawa ON
3:05-3:20 Coffee Break
3:20-3:45 Mr. Rick Minke-Ekofuel Technologies, Walkerton, ON

Grower Experience Exchange Panel
3:45-4:00 Calvin Ernst- Founder, Ernst Conservation Seeds, Meadville PA
4:00-4:15 Don Nott- Nott Farms, Clinton ON
4:15-4:30 Ingrid Marini- Rural Association for Clean Energy, St. Armand QC
4:30-5:00 Question Period

Registration is online or at the door (


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