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7th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power, Tokyo, May 16-19, 2016

The 7th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power will be in Tokyo, Japan this year on May 16-19, 2016. The event themed “Asia Biomass Markets’ Powerhouse Meet in Tokyo!” will discuss the future outlook of Japan’s biomass power market. Key highlights include: Japan GHG Targets & Liberalized Electricity Market - Impact on RPS/FIT Scheme;  Japan’s Domestic Wood Pellet Market & Supply Outlook;  North Asian Biomass Power Projects Updates; Progress of Emission Trading in South Korea; Rise of District Heating & Renewable Heat Obligation (RHO) in South Korea & Opportunities for Domestic / Imported Biomass; China’s Biomass Market - Opportunities for Imported Biomass?; Black Pellets & Benefits for Power Utilities/Industrial Plants; and Evolving Market Application of Palm Biomass. Visit the website or contact Ms Hafizah Adam at <> or Tel: +65 6346 9218 for more information. 02/18/2016

Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show, Aug 15-17, 2016

The 9th Annual Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show will be held on August 15-17, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina in San Diego, California, USA. The Call for Speakers ends on February 27, 2016. The conference will provide a forum for informing the public and private sectors of the economic and environmental significance of converting waste materials to alternative fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol as well as renewable electric energy. Attendees will have excellent networking opportunities and a chance to visit with exhibitors to preview the newest advances in alternative fuel production products and services. Conference Registration Fee includes 1 year membership to the Waste Conversion Technology Association. Registration information and the agenda are available at the website. Contact Gene Jones at <> or by voice 800-441-7949 for more information. 12/23/2015

 

 

California Bioresources Alliance Symposium, Rancho Cordova, Nov 4-5, 2015

The tenth annual California Bioresources Alliance Symposium will be held November 4-5, 2015 at the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 11020 Sun Center Drive, Rancho Cordova, and will focus on building healthy soils. Expanding on the governor’s Healthy Soils Initiative this year, the symposium will explore the application of organic residual products in improving soil quality and moisture retention, setting standards for these products, and developing best management practices. Sessions will also feature work currently being done with digestates and biochar. The Association of Compost Producers will lead a session on compost policy and marketing. The two-day event is co-hosted by the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Extension and the US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9. The registration fee for the two-day event is $195, but a 10% discount is available for associations (code required) and groups of three or more. UC Davis students can attend the symposium for a reduced fee of $30. For more information about the symposium, contact Lauren Fondahl at. For more information about registration, contact Sara House at. 10/17/2015

2015 SCWMF Waste Management Conference, Pomona, November 18, 2015

The Southern California Waste Management Forum (SCWMF) has announced its 2015 Waste Management Conference and Exhibits, which will take place on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center in Pomona, California. The theme of this year's event is "Past, Present and Future: The Continuous Challenge of Change". Last year, over 200 people, including local government managers, industry decision-makers, and elected officials attended the conference and exhibit area. SCWMF is an educational organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of the interrelationship between waste management practices and the environment. This year's topics include: "Renewable Energy Technologies"; "Pharmaceuticals"; "Public Outreach / Messaging"; and "Organics". The Roundtable Discussion in the afternoon is focused on "Roads to Zero Waste" and will be moderated by Mike Mohajer. The panel at this time includes: Nick Lapis, CAW; Betsey Landis, Los Angeles County Solid Waste Management Committee; Pat Proano, Los Angeles County DPW; Michelle Leonard, SCS Engineers; Mike Balliet, ReGreen International Solution, Inc; and Michael Theroux, JDMT, Inc / TeruTalk. For more information on the conference schedule, speakers, exhibitor and contributor information, along with the cost of admission, please visit the website. 08/30/2015 

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