Heating the Midwest Conference and Expo April 24-26, 2013 Carlton, Minnesota Black Bear Casino Resort

Heating the Midwest is pleased to announce that the 2013 annual Conference and Expo will be held in Carlton, Minnesota, April 24-26, 2013. This conference will build on the biomass heating momentum established by over 175 individuals and 100 different businesses, agencies, and organizations during the 2012 conference and expo. Please see the key information below to save the date, join the Conference and Expo as a sponsor or exhibitor, and suggest program topics, speaker recommendations, and real project presentations. We are looking forward to hearing from you soon and meeting in Carlton at the Black Bear Casino Resort to join in presenting a Midwest Vision for Biomass Thermal.

Heating the Midwest Conference and Expo
April 24-26, 2013
Carlton, Minnesota
Black Bear Casino Resort

Conference and Expo Highlights
Pre-conference Tour of Biomass Heating Facilities (April 24)
Keynote Presentations focused on a Midwest Vision
Biomass Heating Expo (indoor and outdoor booths)
Breakout Sessions
Real Project Presentations

Call for Program Topics and Speaker Recommendations

HTM Conference Planning Committee welcomes your thoughts on workshop topics or specific speaker recommendations. If you are interested in recommending program content or speakers, please send an email to conference@heatingthemidwest.org by November 30, 2012. Please send your suggestions today!

You may mail your ideas to:
HTM Conference & Expo
c/o UMD NRRI - Brashaw
5013 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811-1442
Call for Project Presentations

The HTM Conference Planning Committee is developing a breakout session featuring successful biomass thermal projects. We will have opportunities for up to 10 real project presentations of 15-25 minutes. These projects can range from small to large projects, focused on the Midwest.

This includes:

Residential / Small Commercial (2.0 mmBtu/hr and under)
Large Commercial / Institutional / District Heating (2.0 mmBtu/hr and up)
Combined Heat and Power, Cooling and Innovative Technologies
To submit your ideas, please send a 1-page abstract to conference@heatingthemidwest.org by December 7, 2012. This abstract should have the following information:
Location, facility type and brief description of thermal energy needs
Brief description of biomass system
Project capital costs (with a breakout of biomass system)
Biomass fuel utilized: type, cost, volume
Fuel offset by biomass: type, cost, volume
Annual operational savings from biomass system
Discounted or complimentary registration fees will be available for accepted submissions.

You may also mail your ideas to:
HTM Conference & Expo
c/o UMD NRRI - Brashaw
5013 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811-1442

Please send your suggestions today!

2013 Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities Available!

To become a sponsor or to exhibit in the 2012 conference, please contact:
Jeff Borling
Sponsorships Chair, HTM
(218)269-6900
jeff@heatingthemidwest.org