SOURCE: National Algae Association

National Algae Association

August 25, 2009 10:05 ET

National Algae Association Conference to Address All Aspects of Algae as a Biofuel

Algae: The New Oil -- September 17-18, 2009

THE WOODLANDS, TX--(Marketwire - August 25, 2009) - In support of its recent Response to The Department of Energy's National Algal Biofuels Technology Roadmap, the National Algae Association's next conference, Algae: The New Oil, will cover a full range of subjects focusing on the commercialization of the algae production industry, including research, growing, harvesting, extraction and by-products, as well as project financing issues and grant-writing techniques.

Winstead, PC has joined as a sponsor of the conference, which will be held on September 17-18, 2009, at the Sheraton North Houston.

In addition to the previously announced topics and presentations, which are available on our website, we are pleased to add Phycal LLC, who will present its Olexal non-destructive extraction milking process, and Barry Rosen, Ph.D., of the USGS Florida Integrated Science Center, will discuss enhancing lipid production in algae.

Registration information can be found at

The National Algae Association is the first algae trade association in the US whose mission is to reduce US dependence on foreign oil without affecting the food channel. NAA provides forums and workshops for algae producers, researchers, equipment manufacturers and other algaepreneurs to collaborate in their efforts to fast-track commercialization of algae as a biofuel.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:
    National Algae Association
    4747 Research Forest Drive #180-175
    The Woodlands, TX 77381
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