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BioCycle West Coast Conference 2015

Composting | Anaerobic Digestion | Food Recovery & Recycling | Urban Agriculture | Renewable Fuels

April 13, 14, 15, 16, 2015 • Portland, Oregon • Red Lion Hotel On The River

Agenda: Monday Workshops | Tuesday & Wednesday Sessions | Thursday Site Tours | Keynote Speakers | BioCycle Tap Takeover
Event Schedule pdf | Conference Agenda pdf
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Preconference Workshops

Monday, April 13, 2015

Fee: $195 with 2-day conference registration
or $295 workshop only
Workshops include lunch

Updated 3.19


Food For People, Food For Soil: Closing The Loop In Communities

8:30 AM — 4:30 PM

Complete Agenda

  • Connect dots between wasted food, hunger and nutrition, and improving soil health to grow more food in community
  • Measurement protocol to assess wasted food awareness and recovery program impacts in residential and commercial sectors
  • Case studies and program rollouts — learning from early adopters
  • Food to Soil connections to foster food scraps to compost, compost to soil, soil to food
  • Messaging, marketing and motivators
  • Interactive session to create a holistic program and messaging in your community


Digestate & Digestate-Derived Products Standard Development

Organized by the American Biogas Council

9:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Complete Agenda

  • Outcome of Fall 2014 ABC Workshop to establish classification system for digestate and digestate-derived products
  • Review of digestate types and end uses to establish common vocabulary
  • Product attributes and testing procedures
  • Field sample collection rules
  • Testing protocol template and qualifying laboratories