Morning Plenary Sessions, Lunch Keynotes and Panels, as well as Special Evening Event Details and more!
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2013
Sunday, October 13th
1:00 PM

Farmer Workshop

Rachel Hestrin, Cornell University
David Yarrow, KAW Valley Biochar
Christian Pulver, Cornell University
Thea Whitman, Cornell University

New England Small Farm Institute

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

6:00 PM

The Community Video Lounge

Karen Ribeiro

Reading Room, UMass Amherst Campus Center

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

7:00 PM

Sunday Evening Plenary

Jim McGovern, United States Congress

Campus Center Auditorium

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Monday, October 14th
8:00 AM

Monday Morning Plenary

Thayer Tomlinson, IBI; State of the Biochar Industry
Gloria Flora, USBI; Converting Biomyths into Biochar
Kelpie Wilson, Wilson Biochar Associates; The 19th Century Roots of Modern Biochar

Campus Center Auditorium

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:00 AM

The Community Video Lounge

Karen Ribeiro

Reading Room, UMass Amherst Campus Center

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

11:30 AM

Monday Lunch Plenary

Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Grace Episcopal Church

Campus Center Auditorium

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

5:00 PM

Biochar Banquet & Demonstrations

Frances Moore Lappe, Small Planet Institute
Krish Homagain, Lakehead University
Albert Bates, The Farm
Stephen Griffith, USDA
Aliou Faye
Kamal Rashid
Amit Kumar Jaiswal
Bhattarai Thakur, Central Queensland University
Harry Ha
Carola Holweg
Nancy Holm, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
John Bonitz, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Thomas Holm, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caroline Masiello, Rice University

Student Union Ballroom

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Tuesday, October 15th
8:00 AM

Tuesday Morning Plenary

Johannes Lehmann, Cornell University
Jonathan Lash, Hampshire College

Campus Center Auditorium

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:00 AM

The Community Video Lounge

Karen Ribeiro

Reading Room, UMass Amherst Campus Center

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

11:30 AM

Tuesday Lunch Plenary

Debbie Reed, IBI
David Laird, Iowa State University
James Gaspard, Biochar Now

Campus Center Auditorium

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

7:00 PM

Ignite Talks

Peter Hirst, New England Biochar
Tom Reed, Biochar Engineering Corporation
Jeff Wallin, The Biochar Company
Albert Bates, The Farm
Tom McGrath, ReSource BioEnergy
Tom Miles, Northwest Biochar Working Group
Amanda Ravenhill, Presidio Graduate School
Kathleen Draper, Finger Lakes Biochar
Kelpie Wilson, Wilson Biochar Associates
Eric Sorensen, Carbon Roots International
Renel Anderson, Biochar Supreme
Paul Taylor, The Biochar Revolution
Josiah Hunt, Hawaii Biochar

Campus Center Auditorium

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

11:30 AM

Wednesday Lunch Plenary

Lyle Estill, Piedmont Biofuels

Campus Center Auditorium

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Thursday, October 17th
9:00 AM

Tech Field Day at NESFI

Judith Gillan, New England Small Farm Institute

New England Small Farm Institute - 275 Jackson St. Belchertown, MA

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM