If you missed the Ethanol Summit this year, no worries. It is now available online via a dedicated YouTube channel. Sessions available online include all panels, plenary sessions and ceremonies from the event held this past June 6 & 7 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The summit was hosted by UNICA, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association and as the keynote speaker featured former U.S. President Bill Clinton.
Here is a little navigational help: all specific sessions can be accessed from the “webcasts” page. From this section, you can find specific sessions based on where they were held. For example, the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the main plenary session is housed under the “auditorium” tab while the 15 panels are stored by themed room names including technology, sustainability, markets and investments.
According to UNICA Corporate Communications Director Adhemar Altieri, the YouTube channel provides a historical record of the Ethanol Summit and serves other useful purposes. “It disseminates the information presented at the event to a much larger audience than could be accommodated at the event venue in two days and it allows event participants to view sessions they could not attend in person. With five theme-specific rooms offering sessions simultaneously, this is the only way to take it all in.”
In addition to the 2011 Ethanol Summit, the YouTube channel also houses the 2009 event.