COMSCIMonday, August 17, 2009

9:00 AM-12:25 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center -- 102B, Oral
Alternative Energy Sources: Perspectives and Opportunities
Organizers:Donna J. Nelson
P. W. Jennings
Mark C. Cesa
Organizer, Presiding:Carolyn W. Ribes
9:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
9:30 AMAn exciting new time at NSF: New funding and new opportunities
Arden Bement
10:00 AMPromises and challenges of lignocellulosic biofuels
Paul Willems
10:30 AMMoving beyond fossil energy: Unprecedented combination of scale, complexity, urgency, and importance
Ellen B. Stechel
11:00 AMIntermission
11:15 AMA new future for NREL
John A. Turner
11:45 AMPanel Discussion
12:15 PMConcluding Remarks. P. W. Jennings

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