The USDA NIFA AFRI Sustainable Bioenergy program has invested in several significant bioenergy and bioproducts initiatives in different regions of the USA. Each of these programs (links listed below) also have education and outreach components that may be hosting events in your area of the country.
- POSOH, UW-Madison http://posoh.fastplants.org/ and College of Menominee Nation partnership, http://sustainabledevelopmentinstitute.org/tag/posoh/
- NewBIO, Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, http://www.newbio.psu.edu/education.asp
- Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest: A System for Advanced Biofuels Production From Woody Biomass in the Pacific Northwest. School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, http://ahb-nw.com/
- CenUSA, Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA: An Agro-Ecosystem Approach to Sustainable Biofuels Production Via the Pyrolysis-Biochar Platform, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, http://www.cenusa.iastate.edu/
- SUBI: Sustainable Bioproducts Initiative, Evaluation of Energy Cane and Sweet Sorghum As Feedstocks for Conversion Into Fuels and Chemicals. Audubon Sugar Institute, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, St.Gabriel, LA, http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/crops_livestock/crops/Bioenergy/biofuels_bioprocessing/subi/
- The Ibss Partnership: Progress Toward the Southeast's Advanced Biofuels Industry. Center for Renewable Carbon, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, http://www.se-ibss.org/
- Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA), Office of Alternative Energy, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, http://www.nararenewables.org/