Conference Presentations

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

“Supply and Demand – Which Comes First?”

Dan Parrent – U.S. Forest Service, State & Private Forestry Biomass & Forest Stewardship Coordinator

“U.S. Forest Service Southeast Alaska Discovery Center – Leading by Example”

Forrest Cole – U.S. Forest Service, Tongass National Forest Supervisor

“Importing Pellets to Southeast Alaska”

Nathan Soboleff – Sealaska Renewable Energy Program Manager, Haa Aaní, LLC

“Biobrick Fabrication in Alaska”

Thomas Deerfield – Dalson Energy

"A Special Message from the Secretary of USDA"

Tom Vilsack - Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture

“Managing Native Lands for Biomass”

Clare Doig – Forest and Land Management, Inc

“Poplar Production in Alaska”

Amanda Byrd – Alaska Center for Energy and Power

“Biomass Supply on State Lands”

Chris Maisch – State of Alaska, State Forester (invited)

“Biomass: Carbon Neutral or Not?”

Dr. Elaine ONeil – Consortium for Research on Renewable Industry Materials

“Developing Harvesting Guidelines for Biomass"

Mike DeBonis  The Forest Guild

"Landscape and Wildlife Impacts of Biomass Harvesting"

William Wall  President, Sustainabliity, Inc.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

“Using the GARNS System” 

Jon Fitzpatrick – Southeast Island Schools

“The Chiptec System”

Otis Gibbons – City of Craig

"Investing in Alaskans"

Mike Catsi - Alaska Industrial Development & Export  Authority                                           

"Anatomy of a Biomass Project"

Daisy Huang – University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student

"Economic and Community Benefits of Biomass Projects"

Amanda Byrd – Alaska Center for Energy & Power

"Community-Scale Biomass Energy"

Thomas Deerfield – Dalson Energy

"Introduction to Advanced Commercial-Scale Biomass Boiler Technologies"

David Dungate – ACT Boilers

"Biomass Energy in Alaska Next 20 Years"

Tom Miles – Miles Consulting

"Suspension Combustion Biomass"

"Suspension Combustion Jackson Labs" (video)

Leo DwyerReciprocal Energy Company/Petrokraft 

"An Integrated Energy Facility"

William Partanen– Partanen and Daughters, Inc.

"Performance of a 50kw Diesel Waste Heat for Power System"

Chuen-Sen Lin - UAF School of Engineering

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