2014 Extension Energy and Environment Summit

Sept. 23-26, 2014
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Conference Goal

The 2014 National Bioenergy and Environment Summit will provide a forum for the exchange of biorenewables and sustainability research findings and educational ideas, methods, and techniques for Extension Educators, NGO’s and outreach and policy professionals with agriculture, energy, and natural resource interests and/or appointments.


Registration is now open.

Conference Objectives

University Extension, non-profit conservation leaders (NGO’s) and agriculture and natural resource outreach and policy professionals will:

  1. Gain awareness and knowledge in bioenergy and environment topics;
  2. Gain awareness of resources available from the NIFA Bioenergy CAPS and from Extension colleagues working in energy and environment;
  3. Incorporate innovative outreach delivery mechanisms into their own energy/environment programming;
  4. Be able to use evaluation strategies in energy and environment programming to document knowledge gain and behavior change in Extension energy/environment programs.

Conference Program

The tentative agenda has been released. The summit will also include a number of unique sustainability and bioenergy tours.



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