Advanced Biofuels Industry Day at PACIFIC 2013
8 October 2013
Time: 8:45am - 5:00pm
Location: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre
This 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.
The agenda for the Advanced Biofuels Industry Day can be viewed here.
See photos from the event here.
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Download the presentations below;
- Andrew Gillespie - Department Of Defence
- Justin Sinclair - Virgin Australia Group
- John Valastro - Qantas Airways
- Brendan Morling - Department of Industry
- Nicolaj Noes - Maersk Line
- Jeff Webster - Sapphire Energy Inc.
Watch the presentation by US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
The shooting of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown and the protests inspired by it have laid bare the racial divides that still persist across the US. Lecturer David Smith discusses the complex issues at play in Ferguson, Missouri.
With the latest AUSMIN talks cementing an agreement to base 2,500 US marines in Darwin by 2017, Australia's north has become the focus of a debate around defence spending and priorities. Adjunct professor with the Centre's Defence and Security Program Russell Trood joins an expert panel to discuss the issue.