The Illinois Biochar Group, in conjunction with the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois and the U.S. Department of Agriculture as co-organizers, announces the 2014 Midwest Biochar Conference which will be held on August 8, 2014, in Champaign, IL. The conference will feature presentations and posters on the latest in biochar research and plenty of opportunities for discussion with those interested in all aspects of biochar work.

The event will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm CST, with a reception following from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

Please note: If you have submitted an abstract for an oral presentation or poster you will need to register for the conference separately.



Conference registration is open and will end on July 28, 2014. Please register early as space is limited.


Call for Abstracts

The call posters opened on March 17, 2014 and will remain open until full. The oral presentation abstract submission is now closed.


For questions, please contact IBG coordinator Steve Peterson.

           Illinois Biochar Group

Illinois Sustainability Technology Center




conference flyer (PDF)