DigestConnect is a weekly online get-together for the bioeconomy, featuring trendsetters and online commentary by real leaders on the real issues.
DigestConnect #12 is here. Today we looked at green sustainable hydrogen and were joined by Jean-Louis Kindler of Ways2H, Michele Rubino, Paul Bryan and Ron Cascone. .
DigestConnect #11 is here. Today we looked at agriculture + biofuels and the Sarnia Lambton Hybrid Chemistry Cluster, and were joined by Doug Berven of POET, Matthew Slotwinski of Sarnia-Lambton, David Dodds, Joel Stone, Paul Bryan and Steve Weiss.
DigestConnect #10 is here. Today we looked at Bioeconomy Development Zones. Many have called for the New Normal to be a Better Normal – Bioeconomy Development Zones are becoming a part of that conversation and the conversation on that subject was led by Ecostrat CEO Jordan Solomon with Scott Chabina, Max Vernier, Kate Lewis, Mark Riedy and Tom Hicks.
DigestConnect #9 is here. Today we are joined by Joanne Ivancic with Advanced Biofuels USA, Graham Noyes of the Low Carbon Fuels Coalition, and Jeremy Martin with the Union of Concerned Scientists as we look at Improving Understanding of the Role of Renewable Fuels in a Green Recovery.
Digest Connect #8 is here. Today we are joined by Bill Hagy formerly with USDA and now in private consulting for a look at federal funding programs and Carolina Grassi joins us from the Roundtable on Sustainable BioMaterials as we look at proving sustainability. In our Lightning Round of real dialogue on real issues we’re joined by Mark Riedy of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, Joanne Ivancic of Advanced Biofuels USA, and Rashi Akki of AgGrid Energy.
Digest Connect #7 is here. We are joined by the CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, Geoff Cooper, as we look at the steps most needed to ensure that Recovery is a Green Recovery and that we safeguard markets for renewable fuels and the side products that the producers also make. How do we achieve that, when, with whom and why?
DigestConnect #6 is here. With Kate Lewis, program co-manager, USDA BioPreferred. Plus Lightning round introductions and comment by Joel Stone (ConVergince), David Dodds (Dodds & Associates) and James Iademarco (Strategic Avalanche)
DigestConnect #5 is here. With John Hanselman, Chairman & CEO, Vanguard Renewables and Chris Burk, Lee Enterprises Consulting. Plus Lightning round introductions and comment by Carolina Grassi (Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials), Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA), Helena Tavares Kennedy (The Digest), Doug Rivers (Sunflwr Consulting), Joel Stone (ConVergince), Steve Weiss (Grey Heron).
DigestConnect #4 is here. Where are the Gallons in Advanced Fuels & Chemicals — what’s working, right now, and where and how and why? Plus Lightning round introductions and comment by Steve Hartig, Kate Lewis (USDA BioPreferred), David Dodds (Dodds & Associates), Ron Cascone (NEXANT) and Mike Perry (Forest Concepts).
DigestConnect #3 is here. With Atul Thakrar, president of DSM Biobased. Plus Lightning round introductions and comment by Rebecca Boudreaux (Oberon Fuels), Todd Campbell, Chris Cassidy (USDA-RBS), Ellen Wesley (USA BioEnergy).
DigestConnect #2 is here.- With Tammy Klein, Future Fuels Strategies, and Mark Laurenzo, Iowa Economic Development Authority. Plus Lightning round introductions and comment by Steve Csonka CAAFI), Alex Koukoulas, Kate Lewis (USDA BioPreferred), Jeff Passmore (Passmore & Co.), Joel Stone (ConVergince).
DigestConnect #1 is here. With the Advanced Bioeconomy State of the Industry 2020. Plus Lightning round introductions and comment by Tim Zenk (Molecule), Sam Nejame, Elli Nesbitt USITC), Mark Laurenzo (IEDA), Cindy Thyfault (Global Biofuture Solutions), Will Thurmond (Emerging Markets), David Dodds (Dodds & Associates), and Andy Shafer (Shafer’s Business Builders).
A Special webcast: Reducing Carbon via Advanced Biofuels, a Clariant/Digest webinar is here. Dr. Markus Rarbach, Head of Business Line, Biofuels & Derivatives, at CLARIANT looks at affordable energy with better consequences, and an opportunity for feedstock owners in many countries to create new and powerful revenue streams via energy markets.