2012 Attendees

The 2012 US Biochar Conference was attendance was 370; including 104 presenters from no less than 14 countries.

The names listed below are a sample of our attendees. We do not release contact information for these individuals.

Aguirre, Ricardo Coe & Van Loo Consultants, Inc. Director, GIS Coordinator
Albarran-Jack, Mirna Chatham University Student Researcher
Allen, Trip Energy Anew President
Anderson, Paul Chip Energy VP - Product Development
Anderson, Renel Biochar Northwest President
Angst, Teri UK Biochar Research Centre, University of Edinburgh PhD Candidate
Anyia, Anthony Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Manager - Bioresource Technologies
Aramburu, Jason re:char CEO
Arbizzani, Brian Lite Solar Corporation R&D Manager
Asquith, Adam University of Hawaii/CCRT Associate Specialist
Atnafu, Joseph Climate Foundation / Saner.gy  
Bakx, Will Sonoma Compost Co. Soil Scientist
Baltar, Raymond Sonoma Biochar Initiative Executive Director
Barrick, Marcel    
Beck, Justin Independent/ Martin Luther University  
Beierwaltes, Bill Biochar Now CEO
Benson, Lance Lundberg Family Farms Agriculture Division
Berkstresser, Charles TragaLuz LLC Chief Visionary Officer
Blehm, Jake Ecology Action Assistant Executive Director
Blommel, Paul    
Blunt, Patrick Cool Planet Energy Systems Operations Manager
Bock, Bert BR Bock Consulting, Inc President
Bonitz, John Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) Farm Outreach and Policy Advocate
Brendel, Alex    
Britton, Russ N Eco Express Owner
Brunjes, Lopa The Biochar Company Co-founder & Managing Partner
Burt, Patrick City of Palo Alto Council Member
Busch, Daniela Martin Luther University Halle MSc.
Byous, Eric    
Castillo, Sunny University of Alaska Fairbanks  
Cheiky, Charity Cool Planet Energy Systems, Inc. General Manager
Churchill, Chris NaturaTech, Inc CEO
Ciarrocca, AnnaLisa Southeastern Biochar CEO
Ciarrocca, Brian Southeastern Biochar Production Manager
Cirino, Robert University of Delaware Research Assistant
Colby, Benjamin N. Swallow Valley Farm Owner
Coleman, Mark University of Idaho Assoc Professor
Conz, Rafaela University of California Student
Cook, David Cook Vineyard Management Owner
Cook, Robin Sunmark Environmental Services LLC Business Development
Crane-Droesch, Andrew UC Berkeley Doctoral Candidate
Creque, Jeff Marin Carbon Project Agroecologist
Crummett, Robert Greenleaf-Power Director
Crutchfield, Elizabeth UC Riverside Graduate Student Researcher
Cummins, Ronnie Organic Consumers Association National Director
Dale, Richard Sonoma Ecology Center Executive Director
Dalton, Shane Fitness by Design  
Davidson, Peter    
Del Monte, Thomas Interra Energy, Inc. President, Gen. Counsel
Delaney, Ryan Carbon Roots International Co-Director
Deyton, Samuel Soilscape Solutions, LLC President
Discoe, Ben Ahualoa Tea Farm  
Discoe, Paul Joinery Structures Principal
Dodla, Syam Louisiana State University Post Doctoral Researcher
Dolginow, Alex Climate Protection Campaign Implementation manager for agriculture, forestry, open space, and adaptation
Doose, Larry Sylva Corporation, Inc. President
Draper, Kathleen Finger Lakes Biochar Owner
Driver, Keith The Biochar Company  
Dustin, Lucinda    
Eaton, Scott SeaChar  
Edenborn, Sherie Chatham University Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Ellis, Naoko University of British Columbia Associate Professor
epifanio, charlette USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist
Erickson, Hannah Carbon Roots International Co-Founder
Ericsson, Jerry Diacarbon Energy President
Farris, Katrina Valley Permaculture Alliance Volunteer Coordinator
Fidel, Rivka Iowa State University Research Assistant
Fite, Kelby Bartlett Tree Experts Researcher
Flora, Gloria U.S. Biochar Initiative Director
Flynn, Mike BioSpecific LLC President
Ford, David L&C Carbon LLC Founder & CEO
Fork, David Google Renewable Energy Technologist
Forsythe, Scott University of Kiel Researcher
Frankel, Richard J. Mae Fah Luang University Adjunct Professor, NREM
Frogner, Karl UB International President
Frye, Josh Frye Poultry/Frye Energy LLC. Owner
Fühner, Christoph Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig (Germany)  
Fulton, William Oregon State University student
Gallian, Raymund Sonoma Biochar Initiative Founder- Director
Galvin, Jack Kenactiv Innovations Executive VP of Sales
Gibson, Richard Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Business Advisor - Strategic Initiatives
Gill, Jock Whitfield Biochar LLC Marketing & Communicatons
Gillett, Robert Johns Hopkins University Student
Gomez Diaz, Jesus David Universidad Autonoma Chapingo Dr
Hago, Wilson CoolPlanet Energy Systems Senior Scientist
Hancock, Ann Climate Protection Campaign  
Hanmer, Debby Univ of NC at Pembroke Assistant Professor
harrison, jeremi Venearth Group partner
Harte, Michael Biochar Marketing Solutions President
Harwood, Judith Mendocino County Woody Biomass Working Group Project Coordinator
Hatakka, Kristi Florida A &M University Graduate Student
Haydon, Susan Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District Conservation & Education Program Director
Heckman, Trathen Daily Acts Executive Director
Hegberg, Charles Cardno ENTRIX Senior Consultant
Heilmann, Tedd Carbon DrawDown Managing Director
Hirst, Peter New England Biochr LLC Principal
Hottle, Ryan The Ohio State University  
Hunt, Josiah Hawaii Biochar Products LLC Manager
Jaster, Christopher Humboldt County, CA Student Entrepreneur
Jeong, Changyoon Louisiana State University Research Scientist
jirka, stefan blue moon fund Program Officer
Kelly, Charley USGS Denver Research Scientist
Kelly, Greg Carbonomix LLC President
Kelly, John Westwood Winery Winemaker
Kiesow, Sandra Kiel University Researcher
Kim, Han Suk Cool Planet Biofuels, Inc Biologist
Klasson, K.Thomas USDA-ARS-SRRC Research Leader
Kloss, Stefanie AIT Austrian Institute of Technology  
Knight, Erich J. Shenandoah Gardens owner
Koch, Heinz-Josef Institute of Sugar Beet Research Dr.
Koch, Johanna    
Laird, David Iowa State University Professor
Larson, Ronal Larson Consulting Principal
Laughlin, Janet    
Lehmann, Johannes Cornell University Dr.
Lerner, Robert Agromin Biochar Business Development Manager
levine, jonah Biochar Solutions Inc  
Licht, Jeff University of Massachusetts at Boston Adjunct Professor
Little, Carl NCAT Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Communities Manager
liu, zuolin Rice University Student
Long, Jim Umpqua Bio-Alternatives Cooperative Education chair
MACKENZIE, JAKE City of Rohnert Park Mayor
maiero, dave InGear Corporation Strategist
Maki, Michael Agroforestry Associates  
Mandler, Mark Biochar Marketing Solutions Director of Operations
Manley, Simon Carbon Gold CEO
Masiello, Caroline Rice University department of Earth Science Associate Professor
Mason, Jim ALL Power Labs Director
McCarthy, William blue moon fund Program Associate
McGiffen, Milt University of California Riverside  
McGrath, Tom LABS Renewable Energy Founder
McKenzie, Dan    
Miedema, John Thompson Timber Company Director of Biomass Energy
Miles, Tom T R Miles Technical Consultants Bioenergylists.org
Miller, Louis Conichar owner
Moller, Dusty University of Nevada Reno Wood Utilization Manager
Morell, David Sonoma Biochar Initiative Co-Founder
Mulcahy, Nathaniel WorldStove Foundere/Director
Normally, Brian ALL Power Labs Technical Sales
Nutt, Megan Control Laboratories, Inc. BioChar Analyst
Oh, Seok-Young University of Ulsan Associate Professor
Olazar, Martin University of the Basque Country Professor
Peck, Christopher Natural Investments LLC Managing Partner
Pereira, Engil University of California Davis Ph.D. Student
Perret, Johan EARTH University Professor
phillips, mark    
Rao, Meghana Jesuit High School  
Rasmussen, Erin T R Miles Technical Consultants  
Rhodes, Stephen HWAM North America  
Ribeiro, Karen Pioneer Valley Biochar Initiative Consultant
Rocke, Mike CoolPlanet Energy Systems Vice President
Rogovska, Natalia Iowa State University  
Rostad, Colleen US Geological Survey Research Chemist
Roth, Rhys Climate Solutions Director of Strategic Innovation
Samati, Ravahn Regional Climate Protection Authority Climate Corps Associate
Sams, Craig Carbon Gold Ltd  
Schahczenski, Jeff NCAT Agricultural Economist
Schneeberger, Johannes LAURINengine Inventor, Developer
Scholz, Hanz cympl design Owner
Schreiber, Kevin Eco-Fuel Africa Ltd. Chief Sustainability Officer
Schroeder, John Self  
Scolari, Nancy Marin RCD Executive Director
Seger, Adam Carbon Cycle Technologies VP of Marketing
Sesko, Michael Encendia Biochar CEO
Shields, Ashley    
Shields, Frank Control Laboratories, Inc. Organics Department
Shimabuku, Kyle University of Colorado at Boulder Graduate Research Assistant
Simmons, Mark Simmons Investment Holdings General Partner
Simonson, Rebecca Sonoma County Water Agency Engineer
Sjoding, David WSU Energy Program Energy Program Coordinator
Small, Philip Land Profile, Inc. Soil Scentist
Smiley, Taylor Vineyard Concepts Vineyard Research Technican
Smith, Dan University of Idaho M.S. Graduate Student
Smith, Sue Circle Bar Ranch  
Sorensen, Eric Carbon Roots International Co-Founder
Soria, Juan University of Alaska Fairbanks Associate Professor of Wood Chemistry & Applied Env. Sci. Tech.
SPANGLE, BRYAN ORGANIC SOLUTIONS, LLC PARTNER
Spokas, Kurt USDA-ARS RESEARCH SOILS SCIENTIST
Sprouse, Howard Peak BioProducts LLC Development and Sales
Sveinson, Kelly Langara College Instructor
Swuttanakoon, Suda Government Land Development Department
Taylor, Paul BIochar-Books.com  
Teel, Wayne James Madison University Professor
Thiele, Greg Micromeritics Analytical Services General Manager
Tortorici, Francesco    
uchimiya, sophie USDA-ARS-SRRC Research Chemist
urban, michael Biochar Merchants Owner
Von Herzen, Brian The Climate Foundation Executive Director
Wallin, Jeffrey The Biochar Company Co-Founder
Wandsnider, William Wandsnider Landscape Architects Owner
Wang, Daoyuan University of California, Davis Mr
Wang, Jim Louisiana State University Professor
Ward, Tish Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District Director/Atwood Ranch Vineyard Manager
Weinert, Chip Three Dimensional Timberlands, LLC Partner
Weisberg, Peter The Climate Trust Senior Project Analyst
wells, geoff    
Whitfield, Jerry Whitfield Biochar LLC CEO/President
Williams, Morgan Biochar Solutions Co-Founder
Wilmoth, Gabriel Wilson Perumal & Co. strategy and operations consultant
wilson, david VenEarth Group LLC Partner
Wirth, Benjamin Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim  
Wise, Jatara Texas A&M University Dept. of Soil and Crop Sciences
Wittman, Michael the BLUE SKY enterprise, Inc. CEO
Wool, Oren 108 Technologies Dirt Dork
Yar, Eren Interra Energy VP of Technology Development
Zimmerman, James Coolplanetbiofuels Recruiting Maqnager
Zwart, Drew Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

2012 US Biochar Conference Sponsors