Meeting Schedule

DRAFT AGENDA v5

Tuesday/Day1 Description Suggested Writing Team/Session Description
8:00 (10 min) Workshop Welcome — Goals & Desired Outcomes Doug Karlen (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|nelrak.guoD#vog.adsu.sra|nelrak.guoD; Jeff Steiner (ARS), Co-Chairs; vog.adsu.ceso|renietS.yreffeJ#vog.adsu.ceso|renietS.yreffeJ
8:10 (35 min) Regional Net Primary Productivity (NPP): A Primer in Landscape Ecology ## Richard Lowrance (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|ecnerwoL.drahciR#vog.adsu.sra|ecnerwoL.drahciR; Fernando Miguez (UIUC); ude.cuiu|zeugim#ude.cuiu|zeugim; Great Lakes Center
8:45 (35 min) Using Multifunctional Landscapes to Capture Natural or Manipulated NPP Interactions ## (subtitle – Balancing Interactions Among Cellulosic (woody & herbaceous) and Lipid-Based Feedstocks; Food, Feed, & Fiber Needs; and Ecosystem Services) ## Virginia Dale; vog.lnro|hvelad#vog.lnro|hvelad; Phil Robertson; ude.usm.sbk|nostreboR#ude.usm.sbk|nostreboR;
9:20 (40 min) ## Table Discussion ## Each Table (grouped by geographic region) will have a facilitator and recorder. The facilitator will distribute the “Roadmap Templates” and guide the discussion to answer two questions – ## What points in these two presentations do you agree or disagree with? ## Based on NPP (natural or manipulated), what are the three most promising biofuel feedstocks for your region?
10:00 (15 min) Break
10:15 (30 min) Feedstock & Conversion Platform Interactions Corey Radtke (Shell); moc.llehs|ektdar.yeroC#moc.llehs|ektdar.yeroC; Michael Desmond; moc.pb|dnomseD.leahciM#moc.pb|dnomseD.leahciM; Chris Somerville; ude.yelekreb|src#ude.yelekreb|src; Verenium; moc.muinerev|atenga.divad#moc.muinerev|atenga.divad; Robert Brown (ISU); ude.etatsai|nworBCR#ude.etatsai|nworBCR;
10:45 (30 min) Water Resource Impacts of Feedstock Production and Conversion Jerad Bales (USGS); vog.sgsu|selabdj#vog.sgsu|selabdj; Carl Bernacchi (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|ihccanreb.lrac#vog.adsu.sra|ihccanreb.lrac ; Noel Gollehon (NRCS); vog.adsu.cdw|nohelloG.leoN#vog.adsu.cdw|nohelloG.leoN;
11:15 (45 min) ## Table Discussion ## Table Facilitator will guide the “Template” discussion to answer two questions. What points in these two presentations do you agree or disagree with? ## Based on the most probable conversion platforms and potential water resource limits, have the top three feedstocks changed within your region? If so, how?
12:00 noon (60 min) Working Lunch — Advanced Biofuel and Feedstock Options and Impacts Matt Caswell (BP); 202-346-8513;
1:00 (25 min) OUR FEEDSTOCK KNOWLEDGE BASE _ Crop Residues – Balancing feedstock and soil carbon needs by enhancing productivity with conservation tillage, cover crops, and biochar. ## Jane Johnson (ARS – MN); vog.adsu.sra|nosnhoj.enaJ#vog.adsu.sra|nosnhoj.enaJ; Rattan Lal (The Ohio State Univ.); ude.uso|1.lal#ude.uso|1.lal; Gary Banowetz (ARS – OR); vog.adsu.sra|ztewonaB.yraG#vog.adsu.sra|ztewonaB.yraG; David Laird (ARS – IA); vog.adsu.sra|driaL.divaD#vog.adsu.sra|driaL.divaD; Francisco Arriaga (ARS – AL); vog.adsu.sra|agairrA.ocsicnarF#vog.adsu.sra|agairrA.ocsicnarF;
1:25 (25 min) Herbaceous Perennials – Where should they be placed, what are their benefits, and what are the challenges of incorporating them into diversified landscapes? How do these factors differ among geographic regions? ## Rob Mitchell (ARS – NE); vog.adsu.sra|llehctiM.boR#vog.adsu.sra|llehctiM.boR; Vance Owens (SDSU); ude.etatsds|snewO.ecnaV#ude.etatsds|snewO.ecnaV; Neal Gutterson (Mendle Biotech); moc.oiblednem|laen#moc.oiblednem|laen; Brian Baldwin (MS State); ude.etatssm.ssp|niwdlabb#ude.etatssm.ssp|niwdlabb; Joe DiTomaso; ude.sivadcu|osamotidmj#ude.sivadcu|osamotidmj; Edward Richard; vog.adsu.sra|drahciR.drawdE#vog.adsu.sra|drahciR.drawdE;
1:50 (25 min) Woody Feedstocks – What do we know about their management and how will the different sources vary regionally? ## Jim Purdue (FS); su.def.sf|eudrupj#su.def.sf|eudrupj; Marilyn Buford (FS); su.def.sf|drofubm#su.def.sf|drofubm; Brian Stanton (Greenwood Res.); moc.labolgrwg|notnats.nairB#moc.labolgrwg|notnats.nairB; Ron Saranich (FS); su.def.sf|hcinarasr#su.def.sf|hcinarasr; Tim Volk (SUNY); ude.fse|klovat#ude.fse|klovat; Leroy Reitsma; moc.tellepelcannip|amstieR.yoreL#moc.tellepelcannip|amstieR.yoreL;
2:15 (25 min) Lipid-Based Oilseed and Algal Feedstocks – What do we know about their management and how will their roles vary regionally? John Gardner; ude.usw|jrendrag#ude.usw|jrendrag; Nigel Quinn; vog.lbl|nniuQWN#vog.lbl|nniuQWN; PACOM – Dept. Defense Pearl Harbor – (Joelle Simonpietri); George Ka’iliwai,; lim.mocap|iawiliaK.egroeG#lim.mocap|iawiliaK.egroeG;
2:40 (30 min) ## Table Discussion ## Table Facilitator will continue “Template Discussion” focusing on: ## What points in these feedstock presentations do you agree or disagree with? ## For your geographic region, how does our existing knowledge base affect your selection of the three most promising biofuel feedstocks?
3:00 (20 min) Break
3:20 (25 min) Where will N, P, and K come from to support a 32 billion gal biofuel industry? ## (Focus on feedstock fertilizer nutrient requirements, competition with existing crop needs, availability, timing, delivery and other logistical issues, economic impact, and other unanticipated challenges – especially since we already import 50% of the N fertilizer and it is tied to natural gas) Paul Fixen; ten.inpi|nexifp#ten.inpi|nexifp; Scott Murrell (IPNI); ten.inpi|llerrums#ten.inpi|llerrums; Mark Miller (NASS) Environmental & demographics section; vog.adsu.ssan|relliM_R_kraM#vog.adsu.ssan|relliM_R_kraM; 202-720-0684; (could provide chemical use data, application rates – field crops; NASS); Wen Huang (ERS Fertilizer Use specialist); vog.adsu.sre|gnauHW#vog.adsu.sre|gnauHW; 202-694-5542; John Kovar (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|ravok.nhoJ#vog.adsu.sra|ravok.nhoJ; Paul White (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|etihw.luaP#vog.adsu.sra|etihw.luaP;
3:45 (25 min) Economics of Feedstock Harvest, Storage, and Transport John Miranowski (ISU); ude.etatsai|iksrimj#ude.etatsai|iksrimj; Wally Tyner (Purdue); ude.eudrup|renytw#ude.eudrup|renytw; Madahu Khanna (EBI – UIUC); ude.sionilli|1annahk#ude.sionilli|1annahk; Richard Hess (INL); vog.lni|sseH.drahciRJ#vog.lni|sseH.drahciRJ;
4:10 (25 min) Balancing Feedstock Economics & Ecosystem Services Denis White (EPA); vog.ape|sined.etihw#vog.ape|sined.etihw; Dave Archer (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|rehcra.evaD#vog.adsu.sra|rehcra.evaD; Mike Boland (KSU); ude.usk|dnalobm#ude.usk|dnalobm;
4:35 (25 min) ## Table Discussion ## Table Facilitator will continue “Template Discussion” focusing on: ## What points in these three presentations do you agree or disagree with? ## How will fertilizer nutrient, harvest, storage, transport and other economic or environmental factors affect your three most promising biofuel feedstocks?
5:00 – 7:30 Reception Cash Bar & Review of Poster Presentations
Table Facilitators Meeting Facilitators for each region will summarize 1st day findings and prepare for report out
Wednesday/Day2 Description Suggested Writing Team/Session Description
8:00 (10 min) Review of Workshop Goals & Desired Outcomes Doug Karlen & Jeff Steiner;
8:10 (65 min) ## Facilitators Report ## Table Facilitators will report out on (1) agreements and/or disagreements with 1st day presentations and (2) the three primary feedstocks for their region. The entire Group will participate in a discussion of Poster presentations or other questions from Day 1. Note – writing teams will be asked to consider pertinent questions in the final draft of their chapter.
9:20 (40 min) SELECTED FEEDSTOCK CASE STUDIES _ Challenges and opportunities with implementing commercial lignocellosic biofuel plants ## Mike Roth (POET); moc.teop|htoR.leahciM#moc.teop|htoR.leahciM; Thomas Robb; moc.aogneba.ygreneoib|bboR.samohT#moc.aogneba.ygreneoib|bboR.samohT;
10:00 (20 min) Break
10:20 (25 min) Experiences with co-Mingling Municipal Solid Waste and Herbaceous Feedstock ## Donna Perla (EPA); vog.ape|annoD.alreP#vog.ape|annoD.alreP; Bill Orts (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|strO.lliB#vog.adsu.sra|strO.lliB;
10:45 (25 min) The DAM Stover Removal Project Mike Edgerton (Monsanto); moc.otnasnom|notregdE.ekiM#moc.otnasnom|notregdE.ekiM; Pradip Das (Monsanto); moc.otnasnom|saD.K.pidarP#moc.otnasnom|saD.K.pidarP; John Hickman (John Deere); moc.ereeDnhoJ|SnhoJnamkciH#moc.ereeDnhoJ|SnhoJnamkciH;
11:10 (25 min) Pyrolysis and biochar – opportunities for distributed production and enhanced soil quality ## Ian Purtle (Cargill); moc.lligrac|eltruP_naI#moc.lligrac|eltruP_naI; (cc moc.lligrac|salguoD_ymmaT#moc.lligrac|salguoD_ymmaT); Danny Day (CEO, Eprida, Athens, GA); moc.adirpe|yad.ynnad#moc.adirpe|yad.ynnad; PHONE. 706-316-1765.; Johannes Lehmann; ude.llenroc|372LC#ude.llenroc|372LC; David Laird (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|driaL.divaD#vog.adsu.sra|driaL.divaD;
11:35 (25 min) Practical experiences with Woody Feedstock Production ## Tim Eggeman (ZeaChem); (Carrie Atiyeh moc.mehcaez|heyitaC#moc.mehcaez|heyitaC ; will contact); Howard Duzn (Weyerhaeuser); moc.resueahreyew|nazuD.drawoH#moc.resueahreyew|nazuD.drawoH; 662-245-5225; Zakiya Holms Leggett; moc.resueahreyew|tteggeL.ayikaZ#moc.resueahreyew|tteggeL.ayikaZ; 262-633-7239; Brian Stanton (Greenwood Resources); moc.labolg.rwg|notnatS.nairB#moc.labolg.rwg|notnatS.nairB;
12:00 noon (60 min) Working lunch – How will RFS2, the Resource Conservation Act (RCA), the FSA Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) affect feedstock demand and prices? Jody Endres; ude.cuiu.gbi|2serdneJ#ude.cuiu.gbi|2serdneJ;
1:00 (30 min) ## Table Discussion ## Table Facilitators will continue “Roadmap Discussions” focusing on how the Case Studies or Policy Considerations may have affected feedstock priorities or raised important research questions.
1:30 (45 min) TOOLS FOR ENSURING SUSTAINABLE FEEDSTOCK SUPPLIES _ Spatial tools for guiding feedstock development Glenn Bethel (FAS); vog.adsu.saf|lehteB.nnelG#vog.adsu.saf|lehteB.nnelG; Rick Mueller (NASS) ; vog.adsu|relleuM.kciR#vog.adsu|relleuM.kciR; John Lyon (EPA); vog.ape.liamape|GnhoJ.noyL#vog.ape.liamape|GnhoJ.noyL; Penny Masouka (NASA); vog.asan.cfsg|akousaM.ynneP#vog.asan.cfsg|akousaM.ynneP; Tom Armstrong (USGS); vog.iod.soi|gnortsmrA_moT#vog.iod.soi|gnortsmrA_moT; Stuart Gagnon (NAL); vog.adsu.sra|nongaG.trautS#vog.adsu.sra|nongaG.trautS;
2:15 (45 min) Modeling tools and strategies for developing sustainable feedstock supplies. Mary Bohman (ERS); vog.adsu.sre|namhoB.yraM#vog.adsu.sre|namhoB.yraM; Fernando Miguez (UIUC); ude.cuiu|zeugiM#ude.cuiu|zeugiM; Jerry Whittaker (ARS); vog.adsu.sra|rekattihW.yrreJ#vog.adsu.sra|rekattihW.yrreJ
3:00 (20 min) Break
3:20 (30 min) Are Local, State, and Federal Biofuel Efforts Synchronized? ## Is the entire supply chain being coordinated? ## Are all opportunities to incent whole supply chains being utilized effectively? ## Ward Lenz (NC State Energy Office); moc.ecremmoccn|znelw#moc.ecremmoccn|znelw; Michael McAdams; moc.sfhb|smadacmm#moc.sfhb|smadacmm; Bryan Jenkins; ude.sivadcu|sniknejmb#ude.sivadcu|sniknejmb
3:50 (40 min) ## Table Discussion ## Table Facilitator will continue to guide “Template Discussions” focusing on: ## How might the spatial or modeling tools be used to improve or guide development of feedstock materials in your region? ## Do you agree or disagree with concerns regarding coordination of local, state, and federal bioenergy policies?
4:30 – 6:00 Reception Cash Bar & Final Review of Posters
Evening on your own – identify gaps in your regional roadmap
Thursday/Day3 Description Suggested Writing Team/Session Description
8:00 (10 min) Review of Workshop Goals & Desired Outcomes Doug Karlen & Jeff Steiner
8:10 (30 min) Group Discussion Table Facilitators will lead discussion identifying unanswered feedstock questions for each of the regions
8:40 (30 min) Climate Change – What to Expect and How Will it Affect Feedstock Production Options? Bill Hohenstein (Climate Office, OCE); vog.adsu|nietsnehoH.mailliW#vog.adsu|nietsnehoH.mailliW
9:10 (30 min) Can the U.S. really meet emerging food, feed, fiber, fuel, and export demands – all at the same time? Chris Field (Stanford); ude.wic|dleifc#ude.wic|dleifc ## (650) 462 1047 x 201 (voice); Harry Baumes (OCE – Office of Energy Policy & New Uses) ## vog.adsu.eco|semuabh#vog.adsu.eco|semuabh.; 202-401-0497
9:40 (20 min) Break
10:00 (45 min) The President’s Interagency Working Group Biofuel Strategy – The importance of sustainable feedstock production Jeff Steiner; vog.adsu.ceso|renietS.yreffeJ#vog.adsu.ceso|renietS.yreffeJ
10:45 (45 min) Discussion Group Discussion and finalization of Regional Roadmaps. Identification of research gaps for which we currently lack answers.
11:30 Workshop Wrap-Up – Chapter & Roadmap publication timelines. Doug Karlen & Jeff Steiner
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