Bioenergy Showcase: research presentations & networking

This week’s Bioenergy Showcase, offered by the Wisconsin Energy Institute, highlights promising research and emerging technologies and offers opportunities to network with people in the energy industry.  See the schedule here.

Here are two of the program’s feature events:

Distinguished Industry Speaker: Tom Buis, CEO, Growth Energy

  • October 16, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the Marquee Theater, Union South
  • Growth Energy represents more than 150 ethanol producers, growers and businesses from across the United States. As CEO, and a former farmer himself, Tom Buis holds a unique perspective on the future of renewable fuels from both the supply and demand sides of the industry.

Our Changing Climate: Science, Impacts and U.S. Policy

  • October 17, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Tong Auditorium, Engineering Centers Building
  • A panel of UW-Madison experts gathers to talk about the effects of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new emission rules, and the recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that said it was “extremely likely” that climate change is caused by humans. What does it mean for the United States? How will it affect you?