Algae Commercialization is Coming to Texas

August 20, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The dreams for our future that contains energy independence and national economic security are the dreams of algaepreneurs from around the world. The National Algae Association brings algae producers and researchers together with harvesting and extraction equipment manufacturers to share their dreams and make them a reality. The National Algae Association provides a platform to bring together the minds that are capable of developing this new resource into jet fuel, biodiesel, biogasoline and bioplastics, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, organic fertilizer, food and feedstock, while returning our agricultural lands to food for human consumption and helping to clean the air.

Listen to a plan to provide start-up funding to agricultural producers to help grow new, non-foodstock biofuel crops and to refiners to help develop refining capacity for those products, and Deocratic Candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner Hank Gilbert's Field To Pump Biofuels Initiative, which will involve stakeholders including growers, refiners, distributors, and retailers and the promotion of cooperatives to more effectively generate crop production by creating a stable, efficient marketplace. Collaborate with Dr. Brian Hampson of CalPoly, Marco Brocken of Evodos, Joseph A. Holroyd of LakeMaster Corp, Victoria Kurtz of Fluid Imaging Technologies, Surijit Khanna of BARD Holding, OriginOil, John DePersenaire of Water Management Solutions, LLC, Dr. Matt Prufert of DRS Technologies, Stoel Rives, Serge Randhava of United Technologies, Inc., Bill Ramey of Novak Druce + Quigg, Sebastian Thomas of Parry Nutraceuticals, Bob Vitale of Waterwheel Factory, Bob Weber of Sunrise Ridge Algae, and Will Thurmond of Emerging Markets Online. Learn from NAA's Engineering Consortium some of the details to consider in scaling up to 100 acre commercial facilities. Participate in the planning of a 2,200 acre algae production incubator in West Texas.

If you are interested in being a part of a group that is committed to collaboration and sharing technologies so the algae industry can move forward towards full scale production, harvesting and extraction, and help create this emerging industry, join algaepreneurs in Houston on September 23-24, 2010 and learn how we are making these dreams into reality today - not 10 years from now!