Nation’s bioenergy experts convene in Madison this week

Leading bioenergy experts will be in Madison this week to join scientists from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) and the Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative (WBI) at the Wisconsin Bioenergy Summit Thursday, Oct. 14, and a statewide biogas strategy meeting Friday, Oct. 15.

Contact Falicia Hines at 608-890-2489 or fhines@wbi.wisc.edu to request press credentials or to schedule interviews with these experts:

РArne Jungjohann, director for the Environment and Global Dialogue Program of the Washington office of the Heinrich B̦ll Stiftung, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Germany that promotes democracy, civil society, equality and a healthy environment internationally. Low-carbon policy expert.

– Paul Greene, executive director of the American Biogas Council and vice president with O’Brien & Gere, a top 60 environmental engineering and turnkey contracting firm. Anaerobic digestion expert.

– Bruce Kahn, senior investment analyst for Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors: New York. Environmental research and investment expert.

– Hilary Flynn, project consultant at Meister Consultants Group. Sustainable energy and system dynamics expert.

To view the full summit schedule, visit http://www.wbi.wisc.edu/bioenergy-summit/.

For a snapshot of Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center’s scientific progress, view the center’s 2010 Science Report at http://glbrc.org/about/2010sciencereport.