2011 Conference

  • March 24, 2011
    • 08:30 - 08:45Dean Keith Gilless, University of California at Berkeley David Zilberman, University of California at Berkeley
    • 08:45 - 10:15Bruce Babcock, Iowa State: The State of Biofuel Today Paulo Azevedo, FGV, EESP, Brazil: Building International Markets for Biofuel Ujjayant Chakravorty, University of Alberta: Economics of Food and Fuel
    • 10:15 - 10:30
    • 10:30 - 12:15Govinda Timilsina, World Bank: Biofuels Around the World Alberto Salvo, Kellogg-Northwestern University: Demand for Biofuel Soren Anderson, Michigan State: Ethanol Supply and Demand Scott Rozelle, Stanford: Biofuel and Poverty
    • 12:15 - 13:15
    • 13:15 - 15:15Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Where Is Second-generation Biofuel Going? Heather Youngs, University of California at Berkeley: Scenarios Caroline Taylor, University of California at Berkeley: The Chicken or the Egg? Product Slates or Product Markets Shaping Scenario Development Christopher Peterson and Guilherme Signorini, Michigan State University: Brazil Bagasse: Fuel vs. Electricity José Maria da Silveira, IE-Unicamp, Brazil: Evaluating Research and Biofuel in Brazil.
    • 15:15 - 15:30
    • 15:30 - 17:00Maria Bowman and Avery Cohn, University of California at Berkeley: Intensification in Brazil: Land-use Settlement Processes Deepak Rajagopal, University of California, Los Angeles; Gal Hochman, University of California at Berkeley; and David Zilberman, University of California at Berkeley: Statistical Analysis of Land Use Siwa Msangi, IFPRI: Implications of Limits to Yield Growth for Key Feedstocks Alan Olmstead, University of California, Davis: Issues of Land Expansion and Intensification in U.S. Agriculture
  • March 25, 2011
    • 08:30 - 10:00James Richardson, Texas A&M: Economics of Algae Sarah Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: The Global Potential for Agave as a Biofuel Feedstock William J. Orts, USDA, ARS, WRRC: Municipal Solid Waste Feedstock Mark Jenner, University of California, Davis: Prospects for Biofuels from Agricultural Feedstocks in California
    • 10:00 - 10:15
    • 10:15 - 11:00David Ervin, Portland State: NRC Report One Year Later David Zilberman and Steve Sexton, University of California at Berkeley: Biotechnology and Climate Change
    • 11:00 - 12:30Timothy Dalton, Kansas State University: Value of Drought Tolerance in Africa Carl Pray, Rutgers: Value of Drought Tolerance in Asia David Zilberman, University of California at Berkeley: Water and Technology
    • 12:30 - 14:00Michael Wilson, University of California at Berkeley: The Challenges and Promise of Green Chemistry
    • 14:00 - 14:15