Opportunities in Biochar

Opportunities in Biochar showcases announcements for the public to apply for funding, jobs, publications, conferences, etc. These announcements are also posted on the IBI website in two places: Biochar Updates and the Member Bulletin Board.

Submit Abstract for Conference: After the two previous successful events in April 2009 and 2010 that drew together a diverse audience of more than 100 biochar researchers and practitioners, the UK Biochar Research Centre (UKBRC) is happy to announce the 3rd UK Biochar Conference. The conference will take place in the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh on the 25th and 26th of May 2011 and will be preceded by an official unveiling of a new pilot-scale ‘specified biochar’ production pyrolysis facility at the UKBRC on the 24th of May. The conference organizers are accepting abstracts until April 3rd, 2011. For more information as well as conference registration please see:
http://www.sccs.org.uk/biochar/Edinburgh-May-2011

Submit Abstract for Conference: The 2nd Asia Pacific Biochar Conference 2011 in Kyoto, Japan (APBC KYOTO 2011) will be held September 15 – 18, 2011 and is inviting abstracts on the themes of:
•    Education and diffusion methods of carbon sequestration by biochar
•    The impacts of applying biochar to agriculture and forest soils
•    Steps in the commercialization of biochar: lessons from the region

All abstracts must be submitted electronically through the interface on the APBC KYOTO 2011 homepage: http://apbc2011.com; submission period is March 1 to April 15, 2011.

New job opportunities and PhD postings are updated at:
http://www.biochar-international.org/network/jobs

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