The Michigan Forest Biomaterials Institute

 UPCOMING – SAVE THE DATE!

February 1st & 2nd, 2017

L.V. Eberhard Center, Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan Forest Bioeconomy Conference

As our society shifts away from fossil fuel supported materials and industries, renewable alternatives in energy and materials will provide sustainable, responsible and cost effective options. While the forest has long been an important source of renewable materials and energy, innovating to meet and create new markets that benefit local communities is vital in the transition to a bioeconomy.

Theme: Familiar Stakeholders – New Connections
Goal:  To stimulate the advancement of Michigan’s Forest Bioeconomy
READ ME: More information on The Forest Bioeconomy & the Circular Economy.

 

Why attend?

For information- To inform and educate yourself on the forest bioeconomy and it’s potential to expand existing and create new business opportunities.

For networking- To make connections among wood processing companies and manufacturing entrepreneurs in transportation, medical, composites, chemical and construction industries.

We expect strong engagement from the forest products industry, pulp and paper industry, furniture industry, government, chemical sector, financial sector, academia, construction sector, and local communities.   The conference will start the process of facilitating inter-business relationships that will help drive future projects in 3 key focus areas:

 

 

Upcoming MiFBI events:

September 19, 2016
  • MiFBI Board Meeting Today 3:30pm
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: September 19, 2016 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Board members can contact the Exec Director for details


October 17, 2016
  • MiFBI Board Meeting Today 3:30pm
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 17, 2016 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Board members can contact the Exec Director for details


November 21, 2016
  • MiFBI Board Meeting Today 3:30pm
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: November 21, 2016 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Board members can contact the Exec Director for details


December 19, 2016
  • MiFBI Board Meeting Today 3:30pm
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: December 19, 2016 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Board members can contact the Exec Director for details


January 16, 2017
  • MiFBI Board Meeting Today 3:30pm
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: January 16, 2017 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Board members can contact the Exec Director for details


 

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