AGROTuesday, March 27, 2007

1:20 PM-5:15 PM McCormick Place South -- Room S103D, Level 1, Oral
Agricultural Biomass, Biobased Products, and Biofuels
Defining the Challenges
Organizers:Cathleen J. Hapeman
Joseph H. Massey
Justin R. Barone
Organizer, Presiding:James N. Seiber
1:20 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:25 PMAgricultural biomass, biobased products, and biofuels: Challenges and opportunites
Gale Buchanan
1:55 PMBiomass-to-ethanol conversion: Strategies for developing flexible biorefineries
William J. Orts, Kevin M. Holtman, Gregory M. Glenn, Richard Offeman, George H. Robertson, Syed H. Imam, Dominic W. S. Wong
2:20 PMChemical and physical properties of pretreated biomass that affect enzyme accessibility and digestibility
Mark F. Davis, Claudia Ishizawa, Tina Jeoh, William S. Adney, Michael E. Himmel, David K. Johnson
2:45 PMBiodiesel: Science based regulation and consumer protection
Kevin L. Armbrust, Jose Rodriguez
3:10 PMIntermission
3:25 PMEnzyme and microbial bioconversion of agricultural and forestry residues for transportation fuel
Joy Doran Peterson, Kate Brandon, Dana Cook, Emily DeCrescenzo, Eduardo de Ximines, Amrutra Jangid, Zeynep Cvetkovich, Jenna Young
3:50 PMCoproduction of fuel ethanol and new value added coproducts
David B. Johnston
4:15 PMEnergy balance of switchgrass grown for cellulosic ethanol in the Northern Plains, USA
Marty R. Schmer, Kenneth P. Vogel, Robert B. Mitchell, Richard K. Perrin
4:40 PMPanel Discussion

Agricultural Biomass, Biobased Products, and Biofuels -- Next Session

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007