Advanced Biofuels Industry Day at PACIFIC 2013

Tags: Biofuels, Susan Pond

8 October 2013

Time: 8:45am - 5:00pm

Location: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre


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.


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;


Watch the presentation by US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus


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