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Bioenergy Education: A Comprehensive Framework

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 4pm PDT

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Success in achieving the nation’s bioenergy goals depends on the human capital needed to drive innovation, commercialization, and operation of next generation biofuels technologies and facilities. Educating the public and the workforce that will support the biofuels industry is critical.

During this webinar, the AHB education team from Oregon State University will share their overall bioenergy education framework as well as resources they have developed to meet the needs of educators and students. The education framework is intended to increase bioenergy literacy at a variety of education levels, delivered through a variety of venues.  


What’s covered? 

·         Family and community programing

·         K12 programing

·         Bioenergy research-based college transition program

·         Undergraduate programing - bioenergy minor

·         E-campus course development 

When: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 4:00-5:00pm PDT

Who should attend?

Formal and informal educators at the K12 and post-secondary levels who are interested in bioenergy education or creating programs around similar emerging fields.  

Presenters: Kate Field and Jay Well, Oregon State University 

Sponsored by:   Washington State University with funding from Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grant no. 2011-68005-30407 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

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This webinar is part of the AHB hardwood biofuels webinar series. Find the series including archived presentations online at: 

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