Biochar Symposium – October 13-16, 2013

North American Biochar Symposium – October 13-16, 2013
Harvesting Hope: the Science and Synergies of Biochar

Come Join Us!

Biochar is a fascinating and ancient soil amendment that holds great promise for present day soils, climate, economic and energy concerns. This biochar symposium is designed for farmers, foresters, researchers, policymakers, biochar producers and entrepreneurs, and especially students and citizens who want to learn more about biochar as an alternative to fossil fuel-based fertilizers/pesticides and energy.

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with experts in the cutting-edge biochar market.

Call for Papers – Abstract Deadline: March 4, 2013

There are FOUR main tracks for speakers:

Feedstocks & Technology
Benefits of Biochar – agriculture (farm and forest) climate, water, energy
Scale, Sales & Marketing
Community Engagement and Policy


Mark your calendar now: Sunday, October 13 – Wednesday, October 16
…and add an extra day or two for exploring the fall foliage throughout the Pioneer Valley or attending a special post-conference hands on biochar camp at NESFI!

October 13-16, 2013, University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.