Below the photo gallery are all the sessions and events from Wednesday October 16, 2013 including a morning plenary by Doris Hamill, NASA special relations officer and author of The Challenge of Why: A Secular Search for Human Purpose, and a lunch keynote by Lyle Estill - the VP of Stuff - at Piedmont Biofuels and author of Small is Possible (among others)
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2013
Wednesday, October 16th
8:00 AM

Wednesday Morning Plenary

Doris Hamill, NASA Langley Research Center
Tom Miles, NW Biochar Working Group

Campus Center Auditorium

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:00 AM

The Community Video Lounge

Karen Ribeiro

Reading Room, UMass Amherst Campus Center

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

10:00 AM

Commercial Tree Care & Forestry

Bryant Scharenbroch, Morton Arboretum
Alan Page, Green Diamond Systems

CC 162

10:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Cool Villages

Albert Bates, The Farm
Akira Shibata, Wood Carbonization Science Society
Steven McGreevy, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

CC 165

10:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Large Scale Production

Josiah Hunt, Hawaii Biochar
Brian Von Herzen, Climate Foundation
Tom Grissom, International Tech Corp
Eric Eddings, Amaron Energy

CC 163

10:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Manure Management & Biochar

Matthew W. Smith, Washington State University
John Miedema, BioLogical Carbon
Mike McGolden, CoalTec Energy

CC 101

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Wednesday Lunch Plenary

Lyle Estill, Piedmont Biofuels

Campus Center Auditorium

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

1:30 PM

Biochar Business Development

Tom Miles, NW Biochar Working Group
Josiah Hunt, Hawaii Biochar
Brian McMullen, US Forest Service
John Gaunt, Green Tree Garden Supply

CC 162

1:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Nutrient Retention & Composting

Robert Cirino, University of Delaware
Rachel Hestrin, Cornell University
Ryan Mahoney, University of Colorado at Boulder

CC 101

1:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Small Scale Devices

Paul Anderson PhD
Karl Frogner PhD
Paul Taylor PhD
Doug Clayton, Intuitive Biochar

CC 163

1:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Synergistic Communities for Biochar

Albert Bates, The Farm
Jonathan Bates, Permaculture Nursery
Peter Hirst, New England Biochar

CC 165

1:30 PM - 2:50 PM

3:15 PM

Wrap Up & Where to From Here

Kathleen Draper, Finger Lakes Biochar
Hugh McLaughlin, Alterna BioCarbon
Erich J. Knight Mr., Shenandoah Gardens
Amanda Ravenhill, Presidio Graduate School

Campus Center Auditorium

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM