GTI initiated the tcbiomass conference series to present the latest research and innovations in the exciting field of bioenergy for the further deployment of clean energy technologies. tcbiomass2009: The International Conference on Thermochemical Conversion Science, was hosted in 2009 in Chicago, and received very positive feedback from over 250 attendees representing 22 countries. GTI organized and coordinated the event with co-sponsorships from other organizations including the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Canada, and IEA Bioenergy.
Based on the tremendous success of the first event, tcbiomass2011 grew substantially in the number of keynotes, presentations, posters, and attendees. The conference drew over 360 attendees from 24 countries and 185 organizations, bringing together representatives from business and government from around the world to meet with experts in the biomass sector and share insights to accelerate progress towards renewable and sustainable energy goals. This premier forum for technology exchange will again take place in Chicago September 3-6, 2013.