Bio Energy Awareness Days II
Co-hosted by 25x'25 and USDA/REE
National Mall, Washington D.C.
June 17-22, 2008
Bio Energy Awareness Days is designed to help increase awareness and knowledge related to the sustainable production of agriculture-based and natural resource-based renewable energy and the efficient use and conservation of energy for the benefit of rural communities and the Nation.


Location: Whitten Building
Thursday, June 19, 2008, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, June 20, 2008, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizations Exhibiting:
Grand Challenge Winners
USDA Agencies and other US Government Departments
Private Sector
Approximately 55 exhibitors

Location: National Arboretum
Thursday, June 19, 2008 -Saturday, June 21, 2008
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 22, 2008, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Current List of Universities and Organizations Exhibiting
Space allotted for Exhibits: 18'x8' (144 sq. ft). Variances allowed if cleared before.

Location: United States Botanic Garden
One Planet, Ours – Sustainability for the 21st Century May 24 to October 13, 2008

The exhibit highlights the themes: "Field to Fork", "Forest / Range / Grassland to Faucet", and "Power to People." The USDA display was designed to compliment to the National Arboretum exhibit for bioenergy and to compliment ARS participation in BioEnergy Awareness Days II.


Celebration of Grand Challenge Winners
Thursday, June 19, 2008, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Location: Whitten Building

Celebration of college and university exhibits (recognitions given by private firms)
Friday, June 20, 2008, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: National Arboretum

Ribbon Cutting for Power Plant Garden
Saturday, June 21, 2008, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: National Arboretum

Event Sponsors/Exhibitors:

American Council On Renewable Energy

Advanced Biofuels Coalition

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Energy Future Coalition

National Biodiesel Board

National Corn Growers Association

USA Biomass Power Producers Alliance

United Soybean Board

USDA - Research, Education and Economics





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Advanced Biofuels Coalition 

 Association of Equipment Manufacturers