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Biomass South Reception being held at the Smithsonian Rock N’ Soul Museum

Due to the generous sponsorships of the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce, Battelle, and Mid-South Community College, the Biomass South 2010 reception on October 14th will be held at Memphis’ Smithsonian Rock N’ Soul Museum from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Don’t … Continue reading

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Biomass South adds optional farm tour with Agricenter International

Agricenter International is a leader in agricultural field crop research. Through its work with agribusiness, University systems, and government and non-government organizations, Agricenter provides a professional forum for the unbiased development, evaluation, demonstration, education, and marketing of the latest and … Continue reading

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Keynote Speaker: Congressman Steve Cohen

Congressman Steve Cohen has confirmed as our October 15th morning Keynote Speaker. Congressman Cohen is a fourth-generation Memphian who has dedicated his life to public service. As a child, he was stricken with polio, but through hard work, he was … Continue reading

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Press Release: Biomass South Attracting Wide Variety of Industry Pioneers and New Leaders in the Field of Biomass

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, September 30, 2010 – Biomass South 2010, presented by The Memphis Bioworks® Foundation’s AgBioworks™ Regional Initiative and the Southern Growth Policies Board, is proving to be the “must attend” event for entrepreneurs and pioneers in the field, and … Continue reading

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Exhibit spaces are SOLD OUT!

You won’t want to miss our diverse group of exhibitors at Biomass South. They include: AgBioworks Arkansas State University Ceres Develop National Program DOE Clean Energy Application Center Future Fuel Chemical Co. K. Gregg Consulting Memphis Bioworks Mississippi Technology Alliance … Continue reading

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Official Press Release: USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development to Keynote Biomass South

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, September 17, 2010 — Biomass South 2010, presented by The Memphis Bioworks® Foundation’s AgBioworks™ Regional Initiative and the Southern Growth Policies Board, is the premier event establishing the South’s leadership position in the critical transformation of the global … Continue reading

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Under Secretary for Rural Development Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager will deliver the keynote address on October 14.  Mr. Tonsager, who was appointed Under Secretary by President Obama, will be representing USDA’s strategy under Secretary Vilsack, who … Continue reading

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Agenda Highlight – The Policy Environment

Public policy is an important aspect of how the bioeconomy will innovate and grow. This panel of experts will discuss (1) new research on how different biomass definitions affect the South’s bioenergy industrty; (2) what’s happening at the federal level … Continue reading

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Agenda Highlight – New Horizons Panel

The New Horizons Panel features experts from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Southern Growth Policies Board, Memphis Bioworks Foundation, and Verdant Partners discussing  the opportunities for the South in the bioeconomy. They will discuss the need for innovation and investment and … Continue reading

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Only a few exhibit spaces left!

There are only a few exhibit spaces left for Biomass South 2010. To join exhibitors such as the DOE Clean Energy Application Center, National Farmers Union, Ceres, and USDA Rural Development, fill out the Exhibit Registration form today!

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