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Presentation Abstracts - Showcase Your Expertise
Deadline: October 28th

Presentation ideas will be accepted for the 2023 International Biomass Conference & Expo through October 28, 2022. Presentation ideas may be submitted in one of four tracks:

Track 1: Pellets & Densified Biomass
Track 2: Biomass Power & Thermal
Track 3: Biogas & Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)
Track 4: Advanced Biofuels & Biobased Chemicals


Each presentation idea will be reviewed by a steering committee of qualified industry professionals by November 7th. Speaker presentation acceptance and rejection e-mails will be delivered by November 18th, and the preliminary agenda (all technical breakout sessions) will be posted online the week of December 14th.
The preliminary agenda (all technical breakout sessions) will be posted online the week of November 28th.

We are actively seeking abstracts and presentation ideas in the following subject areas:

Track 1: Pellets & Densified Biomass
  • Dust Management/Fire & Explosion Risk Abatement
  • Pellet Storage Solutions
  • Inbound Material Handling Strategies and Best Practices
  • Plant Design Considerations
  • The Business Case for Non-Pellet Densification Approaches
  • Torrefaction/Enhanced Pellet Production
  • Prolonging Pellet Press Wear Part Life
  • Quality Assurance Programs & Best Practices
  • Feedstock Tracking/Sustainability Requirements
  • Pelletizing Non-Woody Biomass Feedstocks
  • Emissions Control from Drying Lines and Pelletizing Lines
  • Safe Pellet Storage, Handling and Shipping
Track 2: Biomass Power & Thermal
  • Technical Considerations of Biomass Co-firing
  • Maximizing Boiler Performance
  • Small Scale Combined Heat and Power
  • District Biomass Heating
  • Case Studies for Biomass Thermal Deployments
  • Upgraded Biomass as a Coal Replacement
  • Driving State Policy to Create Increased Opportunity for Biomass Heat and Power
  • Clean Power Plan: What it Could Mean for Biomass
  • Gasification
  • Making the Most of Planned Outages
  • Strategic Operation & Maintenance Programs
Track 3: Biogas & Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)
  • Generating Cellulosic RINs at Biogas/RNG Facilities
  • Co-Digestion Approaches
  • Mechanical Approaches to Increased Biogas Production
  • Chemical and Biological Approaches to Increased Biogas Production
  • Digester Case Studies
  • Gas Clean-Up/Compression Strategies
  • Digester Deployment at Existing Bioenergy Facilities
  • Biogas/RNG at Wastewater Treatment Facilities
  • Digester Design Principles
  • Strategic Operation & Maintenance Programs
  • Deploying Digesters to Manage Brewery and Food Waste Streams
  • RNG as a Vehicle Fuel
  • Financing Biogas/RNG Projects
  • Monetizing Digestate
Track 4: Advanced Biofuels & Biochemicals
  • Project Updates
  • Engineering Workable Supply Chains
  • Agricultural Residue Collection, Aggregation and Storage
  • Storage Strategies: Preserving Feedstock Viability
  • Pretreatment Approaches and Strategies
  • Pyrolysis
  • Non-traditional feedstocks
  • Algal cultivation, harvest and conversion
  • Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)
  • Biological Conversion Strategies
  • Thermochemical Conversion Strategies
View Guideline Specifications Here

Have additional questions? Please send inquiries to:

Dayna Bastian, Program Coordinator
BBI International
dbastian@bbiinternational.com

Specifications for Speaker Presentation Ideas


Specificity: This is crucial for technology or process related abstracts. Make sure your presentation idea promises to convey, in specific terms, how a technology, system or process will improve production, reduce costs, and/or increase value. The abstract should promise to compare a new approach to an old way of doing things, or highlight process/production improvements or technological breakthroughs.

Relevance: The presentation idea should indicate that the presentation will highlight something that will make significant near-term impacts in its given area to a majority of the affected facilities/crops/processes/projects in the region.

Detail: While abstracts do not include schematics, photos, graphics, spreadsheets or pro formas, the abstract should indicate that the speaker will illustrate the effect of the technology/process/business approach by incorporating such visual tools into the presentation.

Understandability: If there are very complex processes or scientific/economic ideas being presented, the abstract should indicate that measures will be taken to make the information understandable (within reason) to a diverse spectrum of conference attendees. 

Word Count: While there is technically no limitations on the length of your abstract, we ask that it be 200 to 400 words in length.

Have additional questions? Please send inquiries to:

Dayna Bastian, Program Coordinator
BBI International
dbastian@bbiinternational.com

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