Forest biomass session at NCASI Southern Regional Meeting

NCASI’s 2011 Southern Regional Meeting will be held June 13-15 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. The meeting will include a full-day technical session on June 14 titled Sustainable Biomass Production and Wood Supply in the South. The agenda follows.

The Role of Research in Forest Sustainability in the Age of Biomass Energy

Dr. Howard Duzan, Weyerhaeuser Company  

Potential Impacts of Regulations on Biomass Supply in the South

Rob Olszewski, Plum Creek Timber Company  

Carbon Neutrality of Biomass Energy: Current Understanding and Status

Reid Miner, NCASI  

Effects of Policy-Based Bioenergy Demand on Southern Timber Markets

Dr. Robert Abt, North Carolina State University  

Advances in Plantation Systems and Implications for Biomass Production

Dr. Jeff Wright, ArborGen  

Intercropping Biomass in Loblolly Pine Plantations

Dr. Mike Blazier, Louisiana State University 

Carbon Emissions and Sequestration from Forest Fertilization of Loblolly Pine

Tim Albaugh, North Carolina State University 

Perspectives on Biomass Energy Sustainability from the Electric Power Sector

Jeff Wilson, Southern Company  

Biodiversity Response to Intensive Management Practices in Pine Plantations

Dr. Darren Miller, Weyerhaeuser Company  

Biodiversity Response to Biomass Harvesting Treatments: A Meta-Analysis

Dr. Jake Verschuyl, NCASI  

Addressing Information Gaps Related to EPA Regulation of Biogenic Carbon Dioxide

Dr. Gregg Marland, Appalachian State University; Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Robin Jenkins, DuPont 

For more information about the content of the meeting, contact Dr. Ben Wigley. For registration information, contact Tracy Stubbs. 

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