The state of Oklahoma is set to host its third annual biofuels conference.
Governor Brad Henry will host GROW: The Oklahoma Biofuels Conference, November 12-13 in Oklahoma City at the Skirvin Hotel conference center. The conference is touted as a chance to appeal to a broad range of attendees including: biofuel producers, marketers and retailers; end users, including public and private fleet managers; research institutions; farmers, ranchers and agribusiness executives; private equity firms, venture capitalists, lenders and financial institutions; government regulators and representatives; entrepreneurs and anyone with an interest in this new and rapidly expanding Oklahoma energy industry:
The 2008 Oklahoma Biofuels Conference will cover topics that include:
• New and proposed initiatives and funding for bioenergy research including
the 2008 Farm Bill
• 2nd generation feedstocks for Oklahoma
• Discussion on food v. fuel debate
• Biorefinery construction – new players, plans and progress
• Biofuel impacts for end users
• Carbon control policies that may offer income potential for producers
• Energy sustainability
• Advances in feedstock conversion technology
For registration and more information, check out the conference web site, www.growok.com, or you can call 1-800-203-5494.