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BTEC Membership Meeting 2012

BTEC successfully held its Fourth Annual Membership meeting on November 15th, 2012 at the Austrian Embassy in Washington DC.

Staff would like to thank all those joined the meeting remotely or in-person.

BTEC members may access the notes, staff presentation, and draft 2013 Program Plan and Budget by logging on to the Members-Only Governing Documents page here >>.

Membership Meeting Recording

BTEC Annual Membership Meeting 2012 from Biomass Thermal Energy Council on Vimeo.

Members can access this video by provide the password. The password was shared in BTEC December Newsletter or can be requested by emailing Emanuel Wagner (emanuel.wagner@biomassthermal.org).

Agenda

Session 1 – BTEC Overview, 2012 Review, 2013 Outlook

1:00     Welcome and Call to Order
            Chair, Charlie Niebling
1:05     Policy Outlook: 2013 and the 113th Congress        
            Darren Springer, Senior Policy Adviser for Energy and Environment, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
1:35     Year-In-Review: Chairman and Staff Report          
            Chair, Charlie Niebling, Joseph Seymour
2:05     Report of Nominating Committee and Election of the Directors to the Board 
            Joseph Seymour
2:15     2013 Program Plan and Budget      
            Chair, Charlie Niebling, Joseph Seymour
2:50     Networking Break    

Session 2 – Governmental Perspectives of Biomass Thermal Industry

3:00     USDA and Biomass Thermal Energy
            Butch Blazer, Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources & Environment, USDA
3:30     International Progress in Advancing Biomass Thermal    
            Hans Kordik, Counselor for Agriculture and Environment, Austrian Embassy
3:50     Networking Break    

Session 3 - Networking and Business Development

3:55     Member Updates      
            Open Discussion
4:15     Announcement of new Directors/Closing Remarks          
            Chair, Charlie Niebling
4:20     Austrian Wine Tasting and Networking     
            Courtesy of our friends at the Austrian Embassy
4:55     Official Adjourn        

Speakers

  • Darren Springer, Senior Policy Adviser for Energy and Environment, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
  • Butch Blazer, Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources & Environment, USDA
  • Hans Kordik, Counselor for Agriculture and Environment, Austrian Embassy

Presentations

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