SOURCE: BBI International

BBI International

February 22, 2012 12:29 ET

BBI International Announces Agenda for the Rocky Mountain Forest Restoration & Bioenergy Summit

Co-Located With the International Biomass Conference & Expo in Denver, Colorado

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Feb 22, 2012) - BBI International announced this week the agenda for the Rocky Mountain Forest Restoration & Bioenergy Summit in Denver, CO, April 16. The Summit is a one day, content rich event where experts in forestry, bioenergy and public policy will outline the current condition of Rocky Mountain forests and detail how the health of these forests can be improved through collaborative efforts with bioenergy producers. Attendees will leave the summit with a better understanding of the current policy, identify new opportunities and begin developing strategies to capitalize on the current conditions. Some of the topics that will be addressed in the panels include, The State of the Forests in the Rocky Mountains and Making the Economics of Forest Restoration Work.

"We are looking forward to this highly-anticipated summit," says Kolby Hoagland, Program Manager for BBI International. "By bringing together bioenergy professionals, policy makers and forest experts both industries will start to better understand the current health of the Rocky Mountain forests and where potential bioenergy feedstocks may be attained currently and in the future. There is an excellent opportunity for bioenergy to support efforts to restore the health of Rocky Mountain Forests."

In addition to the dynamic lineup of speakers and topics, attendees of the Rocky Mountain Forest Restoration & Bioenergy Summit are invited to attend the Monday night opening ceremony of the International Biomass Conference & Expo, which begins April 16th and is taking place at the same location as the Summit. The International Biomass Conference & Expo is the largest biomass event in the world and brings together producers of biomass power & thermal to discuss new technologies, harvesting efficiencies, policy and opportunities.

To view the online agenda and learn more about the Rocky Mountain Forest Restoration & Bioenergy Summit, click here.

About BBI International:
Founded in 1995, BBI International produces globally recognized bioenergy events and trade magazines. In addition to the International Biomass Conference & Expo and its allied regional events, BBI owns and operates the largest, longest-running ethanol conference in the world -- the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) -- and the International Biorefining Conference & Trade Show. The company publishes Biomass Power & Thermal, Ethanol Producer Magazine, Biorefining Magazine, and Biodiesel Magazine, as well as a number of ancillary products including maps, directories, e-newsletters and other web-based industry resources.

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