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SOAP-JET Webinars

2018

Topic Team Date
· Developing New Perennial and Winter Crops to Enhance Minnesota’s Soil
and Water Resources
Donald Wyse and Nick Jordan (University of Minnesota)
R&D Jun 15
· The Creation and Role of the USDA Biomass Research Centers
Dr. William (Bill) Anderson (USDA)
R&D May 4
· ASCENT’s Approach to Regional Projects Under Project 01: Alternative Jet
Fuel Supply Chain Analysis
Nathan Brown (FAA)
Scott Turn (University of Hawaii)
Michael Wolcott (Washington State University)
R&D Feb 23
· NJFCP, Initial Results of Alternative Fuel Effects on Combustor
Performance: Lean Blowout and Ignition
Dr. Joshua Heyne (University of Dayton, ASCENT)
R&D Jan 19
 

2017

Topic Team Date
· An Overview of the FAA-funded Aviation Sustainability Center (ASCENT)
Regional AJF Supply Chains
Dr. Michael Wolcott (Washington State University, ASCENT)
R&D Dec 8
· Introducing New USDA NIFA AFRI CAP Grant Awardees Developing
Regional AJF Supply Chains
Dr. Kimberly Ogden (University of Arizona)
Dr. David Wright (University of Florida)
R&D Oct 13
· Industrial Ecology Frameworks for Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Development
Dr. Valerie Thomas (Georgia Tech)
Dr. Laurel Harmon (LanzaTech)
Sustainability and R&D June 16
· The Latest De-Risking Techniques for Commercial Scale Project Financing
in Bio
John May (Stern Brothers & Co.)
Tom Dickson (New Energy Risk)
Business May 19
· Advanced Feedstock Supply System Development at the Idaho National
Laboratory
David Thompson (Idaho National Laboratory)
R&D Mar 24
 

2016

Topic Team Date
· Farm to Fly with Vermont Dairies
Anju Krivov (GSR Solutions)
R&D Dec 9
· GMP Clean Energy Cleaner Water Projects in Vermont
David Dunn (Green Mountain Power)
R&D Dec 9
· Vermont Digesters with Nutrient Recovery
Jerry Bingold (Newtrient)
R&D Dec 9
· Social Elements of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel Systems:
Assessment and Application
Mike Gaffney (Washington State University)
Paul Smith (Pennsylvania State University)
Sustainability Nov 18
· CAAFI - Farm to Fly 2.0
Ben DeVries (Treasure Coast Research Park)
R&D Sep 16
· Building Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Options “State by State” via “Farm to
Fly” 2.0
Richard Altman (CAAFI)
R&D Sep 16
· Short- and Long-Term Global Alternative Jet Fuel Production and
Associated GHG Emissions Benefits
Mark Staples (Laboratory for Aviation and Environment, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology)
Sustainability Jun 10
· Production of Aviation Fuels and Chemicals from Poplar Feedstocks
Rick Gustafson (University of Washington School of Environmental and
Forest Services)
R&D Apr 8
· Aviation Biofuels and the Chesapeake Watershed: Coupling Sustainable
Energy with Sustainable Agriculture
Tom Richard et al. (Pennsylvania State University, ASCENT, NEWBio)
R&D Feb 26
· Perspectives on Renewable Synthesized Aromatic Kerosene and
Developing Alt Jet Fuel from Feedstocks Grown in the Southeast
John Russin (Louisiana State University)
Brice Dally (Virent)
Cynthia Ginestra (Shell)
R&D Jan 22
 

2015

Topic Team Date
· Envisioning Alternative Aviation Fuel Supply Chains for the Northwest
Michael Wolcott and Ralph Cavalieri (Washington State University, Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance)
R&D Oct 9
· Co-Processing of HEFA Feedstocks with Petroleum Hydrocarbons for Jet
Production
Jow Sorena (Chevron)
Enrico Lodrigueza (Phillips 66)
Alisdair Clark (AirBP)
R&D Jun 19
· Co-Processing of Green Crude in Existing Oil Refineries
Ben Saydah (Sapphire Energy)
R&D Jan 23
 

2014

Topic Team Date
· Refinery Integration of Renewable Feedstocks
John Holladay (Energy and Environment Directorate, Pacific Northwest
National Laboratory)
R&D Nov 14
· Renewable Hydrogen from Biomass Pyrolysis Aqueous Phase
Abhijeet Borole et al. (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Georgia Institute of
Technology, University of Tennessee, OmniTech International, FuelCellEtc, Inc., Pall Corporation)
R&D May 30
· Virent is Replacing Crude Oil
David Hitchcock (Virent)
R&D Mar 21
 

2013

Topic Team Date
· Electrochemical Deoxygenation Process for Bio-Oil Upgrading
S. Elangovan, Joseph Hartvigsen, Lyman Frost (Ceramatec)
R&D Nov 8
· Fractionation and Catalytic Upgrading of Bio-Oil
Daniel Resasco (University of Oklahoma)
R&D Oct 11
 

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CAAFI General Meetings

CAAFI Biennial General Meeting 2016 · Oct 25-27, 2016

View photos from the meeting.

 
· General Meeting Summary and Outcomes
· List of Presentations
· Opening Remarks
· Panel/Presentation 1: Climate Change Policy
· Special Guest Comment 1: Indonesia Aviation Biofuels Policy
· Panel/Presentation 2: Commercial Successes/Challenges
· Panel/Presentation 3: U.S. Leadership/Cooperation to Advance Deployment
· Special Guest Comment 2: NASA
· Panel/Presentation 4: Project Activity Around the World
· Panel/Presentation 5: Research for the Future of Alternative Fuels
· Panel/Presentation 6: Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels (SAJF) Certification and Qualification
· Unconference Session Set 1
· Unconference Session Set 2
· CAAFI Work Team Breakout Sessions
· Panel/Presentation 7: U.S. State and Local Initiatives
· Panel/Presentation 8: Defense Production Act (DPA) Awardee Progress
· Panel/Presentation 9: Great Green Fleet (GGF)
· Panel/Presentation 10: Parade of Commercialization Pursuits
· Report-Outs from Team Breakout Sessions
· Federal Alternative Jet Fuel R&D Strategy (FAJFRDS) Federal Agency Panel
· FAJFRDS: Perspectives from Stakeholders
· Motivational Address
 

2014 CAAFI General Meeting · January 28-29, 2014

 
· 2014 CAAFI Meeting Summary and Outcomes
· Opening Remarks
· Government Partners' Activities Update
· Finance Panel
· Keynote
· Biggest Challenges Panel
· Business Team Breakout Summary
· Certification/Qualification Team Breakout Session
· Certification/Qualification Team Breakout Summary
· Environment Team Breakout Session
· Environment Team Breakout Summary
· Research and Development Team Breakout Session
· Research and Development Team Breakout Summary
· CAAFI Work Team Summaries & Discussion
· Public-Private Partnership Efforts Panel
· Local Initiatives Panel
· Airline Engagement & Partnerships Panel
· International Initiatives Panel
 

2011 CAAFI General Meeting · November 30-December 1, 2011

 
· 2011 CAAFI General Meeting Summary and Outcomes
 

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Other CAAFI Meetings and Presentations

CAAFI/CORE JetFuel Joint Workshop · April 28, 2016

 
· Agenda
· CAAFI Introduction
· Renewable Fuels for Aviation: European Union Perspective
· FNR Introduction
· Panel 1: U.S. Policies and Programs for Enabling Production and Use
· Panel 1: SENASA Supply Chain Development and Deployment of Alternative Fuels
· Panel 2: U.S. DOE Aviation Overview
· Panel 2: Promising Production Technologies and Value Chains in the European Union
· Panel 2: Initiative Towards Sustainable Kerosene for Aviation (ITAKA)
· Panel 2: Questions and Answers
· Panel 3: U.S. Sustainability Overview
· Panel 3: IFEU Sustainability
· Panel 3: Questions and Answers
· All Questions and Answers
 

CAAFI Environment Team Workshop · January 27, 2014

 
· Environment Team Workshop Summary and Outcomes
· Introduction
· A Comparison of LC GHG Accounting
· Review of EPA/OTAQ Biofuel LCA Work for RFS
· Case Studies on Variability in LC GHG Emissions of Biofuels
· ICAO CAEP Alternative Fuels Task Force: SOW
· RSB GHG Calculator
 

Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference · April 17, 2013

 
· Introduction of CAAFI
· Business Team Update
· Certification/Qualification Team Update
· Environment Team Update
· R&D Team Update
 

2007-2013

 
· Environment Team Workshop (2013)
· CAAFI/FAA/DOE Sustainable Alternative Fuels Cost Workshop Meeting (2012)
· Research and Development Team Workshop Meeting (2012)
· Research and Development Team Advances Alternative Fuel Technical and Feedstock Evaluation Tools for Aviation (2011)
· CAAFI Environment Team Advances Greenhouse Gas and Sustainability Metrics for Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel Deployment (2010)
· Landmark Synthetic Jet Fuel Specification Passes Critical Hurdle (2009)
· CAAFI Aligns Aviation R&D Efforts, Alternative Fuel Suppliers and Government Initiatives (2009)
· Significant Progress Made Towards Adoption of Semi-Synthetic Aviation Fuel (2008)
· CAAFI Defines Approach to Alternative Fuel Greenhouse Gas Well to Wake Assessments (2008)
· Airline/Energy Producer Forum Advances Environmentally Friendly Alternative Jet Fuel Implementation (2008)
· 130 Alternative Fuel Producers, Buyers Meet to Spur Development of Viable Eco-Friendly Alternative Jet Fuels (2008)
· Coalition Establishes 2008 Priorities to Bring Aviation Fuels Closer to Fruition (2007)
 

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