The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
will host a Feb. 13 workshop to discuss biomass and biofuels in
Discussion will centre around the
region’s biomass resources, its availability, and costs; technology
options available to leverage these resources and their associated
economics; and the models for deploying the technologies in the Sault
Ste. Marie region.
The workshop will provide valuable
information for local stakeholders of the Ontario/Sault Ste. Marie
forestry sector, the Ontario/Sault Ste. Marie agricultural sector,
regional economic development agencies, forest products companies,
energy companies and project developers.
The full-day workshop
will feature the following guest speakers:
Charles Lucius, vice-president of
international business, energy environment and material sciences of
global business at Battelle;
Kathyayani Mahadevan, market
manager for international markets and energy environment a Battelle;
Joe Maure, forestry innovation
team lead with the business development branch of the Ministry of
Federico Berruti, vice-president
of Agri-Therm Inc. and a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship holder;
Dr. Isabel Molina, assistant
professor and research chair of natural products biochemistry at
Kenneth Jobity, manager of
screening and evaluation and the NextGen Bio-fuels fund.
The event will take place at the Delta
Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront Hotel. Registration is required.
To register, please visit
www.cleantechworkshop.eventbrite.com, or contact Diana Medaglia,
marketing and communications manager, at 705-942-7927 ext. 3138, or