Advanced Biofuels Industry Day at PACIFIC 2013

Tags: Biofuels, Susan Pond

8 October 2013

Time: 8:45am - 5:00pm

Location: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre

Website: http://www.pacific2013.com.au/conferences/conf-advanced-biofuels-industry-day.html

Pacific 2013This one-day event, organised by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, took place in the Hall 3 Auditorium within the PACIFIC 2013 Exhibition Hall, on Tuesday 8 October. During the morning session, representatives of the US Department of the Navy (USN), Royal Australian Navy (RAN), and Australian and international shipping and aviation discussed the production of sustainable, high-energy-density liquid fuels for shipping, aviation and heavy logistics vehicles. The afternoon session was an interactive session on how to make the biofuel future happen.

Delegates collectively represented the entire value chain. The dialogue covered feedstock supply & logistics, conversion technologies, co-products, infrastructure, project planning, approvals and execution, financing and investment, strategic partners, government policy, regulation, sustainability and fuel certification.

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The agenda for the Advanced Biofuels Industry Day can be viewed here.

See photos from the event here.

Any queries can be directed to kathryn.mcnulty@sydney.edu.au.

Download the presentations below;

 

Watch the presentation by US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus

VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Melissa Grah-Mcintosh

Closing the gender gap

Director of the Centre's Women in Leadership initiative Melissa Grah-McIntosh discusses the upcoming International Dialogue on Women in Leadership and why gender equality remains an important issue for the US, Australia, and the world.


Rodney Taveira

The Wire and American television

Centre lecturer Rodney Taveira discusses the cult television show The Wire, what it reveals about American culture and how television offers a window into contemporary issues in the US.

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