IBG Fall Meeting - Oct. 21, 2016

The Illinois Biochar Group's fall meeting will be held at ISTC (1 E Hazelwood Dr. Champaign, IL) on Friday, October 21, from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM. The meeting is open to anyone interested in learning more about biochar or discussing their research, production, or use of biochar. Please plan to bring a lunch if you would like while you network with other attendees. There will be several presentations and then open discussion. For questions, please contact Steve Peterson (Steve.Peterson@ARS.USDA.GOV) or Nancy Holm (


11:30 - 12:30 Networking/Lunch (not provided; please bring your own lunch)
12:30 - 1:00 Attendee Introductions
1:00 - 1:30 Paul Wever (Chip Energy) - "Summary of the Bioeconomy Alliance of Illinois Project"
1:30 - 1:45 Joe Edwards (University of Illinois) - "Impacts of Biochar on Nitrogen Cycling Microbial Communities and Nitrous Oxide Emissions"
1:45 - 2:00 Steve Peterson (USDA/ARS) - "Biochar as Carbon Black Replacement: What We’ve Seen and Where We're Going"
2:00 - 3:00 Networking & Technology Demonstrations


We hope you can join us. With regards to parking, please note that the $1 per hour parking (yellow) is checked fairly frequently by the University and ignoring the meters may result in a ticket.

parking map


For additional meetings and conferences, check the events on the International Biochar website: