The University of Tennessee Center For Renewable Carbon is holding a seminar and simultaneous webinar on wood pellet manufacturing in the southeast on Thursday, August 18 from 9am to 12pm (EST). The seminar will include presentations by an equipment manufacturer and a hardwood pellet producer. There will also be discussions of the markets for pellets and environmental issues. The event is free and open to all who are interested.
Persons interested in participating in the online webinar (video/audio streaming via internet) or attending in person on campus should reply via email in order to receive the webinar link and more details.
Please respond with questions or RSVP to Daniel Reed at: [email protected]
9:00 Welcome & Introductions
Adam Taylor – University of Tennessee
Ed Cesa – Wood Education and Resource Center
9:15 Pellet Making 101
Jim Robbins – Jim Robbins and Associates, Inc.
10:00 Getting Into The Wood Pellet Business: A Case Study
Paul Stringer – Somerset Wood Pellets
Coffee and snacks
11:00 Environmental Aspects
Daniel Reed – University of Tennessee
11:30 Markets and Marketing
Chris Knowles – Oregon State University
Daniel Saloni – North Carolina State University
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