MEDIA ADVISORY

Greater Washington Region Clean City Coalition Co-Sponsors Regional Biodiesel Conference 2011 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

August 16, 2011

Claude Willis

Deputy Director, GreaterWashingtonRegion Clean Cities Coalition

2000 14 Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, Suite 330

(202) 671-1579

claude.willis2@dc.gov

The Greater Washington Region Clean City Coalition (GWRCCC) is excited to announce its co-sponsorship of the Regional Biodiesel Conference along with the United Soybean Board (USB) and Virginia Clean Cities on Friday, September 9, 2011. Public and private vehicle fleets, fuel producers and distributers, policy makers, media, GWRCCC stakeholders, manufacturers, and interested citizens from the DC metro region and other parts of Virginia will be invited to join us at James Madison University to learn about biodiesel, bio-heat, bio-based lubricants, handling and use, blending and storage, the federal Renewable Fuels Standard, fuel quality programs, engine warranties, legislative efforts and more! This will be a great opportunity to network and learn how you can be part of the growing market for biofuels and bio-based products.

WHO: Greater Washington Region Clean City Coalition, USB and Virginia Clean Cities

WHAT: DC Metro Region and Virginia Regional Biodiesel Conference 2011.

WHY:  To raise awareness and promote alternative biodiesel fuel, bioheat and bio-based lubricants

WHEN: Friday, September 9, 2011, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

WHERE: James Madison University, Festival Conference and Student Center, Grand Ballroom, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Agenda

10:30 AM                          Welcome
10:45 AM                          Biodiesel Industry Update & Today’s Opportunities
11:15 AM                           Mid-Atlantic Biodiesel Market Update
12:00 PM                           Lunch and Networking

1:00 PM                             Concurrent Breakout Sessions I
Transitioning Your Fleet to Biodiesel
Corporate Update and Market Outlook

2:00 PM                             Concurrent Breakout Sessions II
Bio Based Lubricants
Bioheat

3:00 PM                              Facilitated Wrap-Up Discussion

3:30 PM                              Vehicle and Production Demonstrations

Directions to site are available:

http://www.jmu.edu/festival/directions.shtml

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