Biomass Conference Set for April

BBI International and the Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) anticipate nearly 700 attendees at the first International Biomass '08 Conference and Trade Show April 15-17 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

The conference aims to facilitate the advancement of near-term and commercial-scale manufacturing of biomass-based power, fuels, and chemicals. Attendees will learn and share information on biorefining technologies for the production of biopower, bioproducts, biochemicals, biofuels, intermediate products, and coproducts.

"The biomass industry is poised for heavy investment in near-term, commercial-scale biomass projects," said Mike Bryan, chief executive officer of BBI International. "Countries around the world are seeking new sources of power and products from renewable resources.

The conference is being developed through a partnership between BBI International, a global leader in the biofuels industry, and the EERC, one of the world's leading developers of cleaner, more efficient energy and environmental technologies.

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