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Regional Biodiesel Industry Forum

The Biodiesel Forum

Monday, December 16, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

Regional Biodiesel Industry Forum

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General Registration Ended $50.00 $0.00
Students Ended $20.00 $0.00

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Event Details

The University of Connecticut (UConn) and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) will be hosting a forum on biodiesel fuels. The forum will include panel discussions from policymakers, and top biodiesel producers on the latest innovations, applications, and potential future uses and benefits of biodiesel for the economy and the environment. The forum will also include a poster session, network opportunities with local biodiesel producers and distributors, and a tour of UConn's Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering (CESE) biofuels testing facility. 

Who Will Be There

  • Biodiesel Market Participants
  • Producers, distributors, and users
  • Policymakers
  • Faculty and Students
  • Environmental/Alternative Fuels Advocates


Why Should You Attend?

  • Connect with biodiesel producers and suppliers
  • Learn about advances in biodiesel production
  • Learn about new business models, new ideas and opportunities
  • Tour state-of-the-art testing facilities



Directions to the University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus

Driving Directions

A. From the West (heading through or from Hartford):

  1. Take Interstate 84 East through Hartford continuing to Exit 68.
  2. Turn Right off the exit ramp. Follow this road (Route 195 or Storrs Rd) all the way into the University of Connecticut campus (7 miles to UConn).

B. From the East (heading from Boston towards Hartford):

  1. Take Interstate 84 West continuing to Exit 68.
  2. Turn Left off the exit ramp. Follow this road (Route 195 or Storrs Rd) all the way into the University of Connecticut campus (7 miles to UConn).

C. From the Southeast:

  1. Take Interstate 95 to 395 North.
  2. Take Exit 81 West to Route 32 North.
  3. Follow Route 32 North to Willimantic. In town, turn right and go over bridge. Continue straight through the light and follow 195 North for 8 miles to campus)

To South Parking Garage

  1. Turn onto North Eagleville Road at the intersection of 195 and North Eagleville Road, there will be a large white church at the corner.
  2. Continue onto North Eagleville for about 500 feet and take a left onto Glenbrook Road (the pond should be on your right once you turn onto Glenbrook Road).
  3. At the end of Glenbrook Road take a left, this is Hillside Road. Continue on Hillside road for approx. 2 miles. At the second stop sign take a right onto Stadium Road. The entrance to the South Parking Garage is on your left hand side.

Walking from the South Garage to Rome Commons Ballroom

  1. From South Parking Garage to South Campus Complex: Exit the South Parking Garage onto Stadium Road. (Gampel Pavilion will be across the street.)
  2. Turn right, walk down Stadium Road, and proceed to the first stop sign at the intersection of Stadium and Hillside Roads. (The new UConn Co-op will be on your immediate right.)
  3. At the stop sign, turn right onto Hillside Road and walk to the next stop sign. Turn left onto Gilbert Road and take your first right onto Gilbert Road Extension.
  4. The South Campus Complex will be the second building on your right. The Rome Commons Ballroom is located on the second floor of the building known as Rome Hall (above the Dining Hall).

If you have a lot of materials, please feel free to drive your car up to the building, unload and then park.

(For additional assistance, see map at and the interactive map of the University of Connecticut Storrs campus at

Have questions about Regional Biodiesel Industry Forum? Contact The Biodiesel Forum

When & Where

UConn Storrs Campus - Rome Ballroom
Gilbert Road Extension
Mansfield, CT 06269

Monday, December 16, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc.

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. provides services and resources to our clients that help them implement innovative solutions, increase efficiencies and improve workforce development, and through collaboration with industry, academia and government, seek to create new partnerships for addressing 21st century economic challenges.

Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering

The Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering (CESE) at the University of Connecticut leads and promotes multidisciplinary research, education and outreach in environmental sciences, engineering, policy, and sustainability. In addition, CESE acts as a collaboratory and synthesis center for multidisciplinary research and graduate eduction.

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