Biomass North Forum 2016
Research Symposium

The Forum’s Research Symposium took place on October 25th and was primarily focused on applied research and best practices in today’s bioeconomy. This year’s theme was the “Triple Bottom Line”, where the scope of presentations and talks will focus on environmental, economic and social benefits/opportunities within the broader emerging bioeconomy.

View the Forum Program for full details on panels and topics, as well as speaker biographies.

Boreal 2050: Future Scenarios and Risk Management Analysis
Sonja Teichert
Post-Doctoral: Department of Biology - Western University

Energy Crops in Ontario: Lessons Learned
Naresh Thevathasan
Research Manager and Adjunct Professor - University of Guelph

Five Pillars of Sustainability - Challenges and Opportunities for Biomass Energy in Remote First Nations
Stephanie Seymour
PhD Forest Sciences Student - Lakehead University

Growing together: A principle based approach to building collaborative Indigenous partnerships in Canada's forest sector
Paul Robitaille
Master of Science in Forestry Student - Lakehead University

Integrated Forest Biorefineries – a Pillar of the Emerging Low Carbon Bioresource Economy
Lew Christopher
Professor and Director – Biorefining Research Institute, Lakehead University

Mill residuals as soil amendments to mitigate intensified biomass removal in Ontario forests
Nathan Basiliko
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Microbiology, Associate Professor – Laurentian University

On-Site Thermochemical Conversion of Lignin: Technical and Economical Aspects
Jaber Shabanian
Postdoctoral Researcher - Polytechnique Montréal

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