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

Wu Xinbo

The future of US-China relations

Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University Wu Xinbo discusses the benefits of studying the US from a Chinese perspective, provides tips for travelling to China and analyses Australia's place in the region.


Brendon O'Connor

Australia, the US, and the War on Terror

With Australia raising its terror alert level to high and Obama announcing a plan of action in the Middle East, debates about the alliance and its role in the War on Terror are re-emerging. Associate professor Brendon O'Connor joins an expert panel to discuss the next steps in Iraq and Syria.

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