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MEDIA ADVISORY: WVU and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service to host agricultural and bioengineering conference

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The Upper Deckers Creek Dam site

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What: The 2018 Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference brings together scientists and educators dedicated to the advancement of agricultural, food and biological systems engineering. 

When/Where: July 15-18 at the Lakeview Resort and Spa in Morgantown

Highlighted agenda items: 

        • Monday, July 16, 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Remarks from Dan Robison, Dean, WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design; Joe Hatton, Deputy Commissioner, WV Dept. of Agriculture; and Stephen Searcy, President, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

      • Tuesday, July 17, 8:15 a.m.: Remarks from Jude Liu, NABEC 2018 Chair, and Steve Bonanno, Dean and Director, WVU Extension Service 

      • Wednesday, July 18, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Technical tours will be held of the Upper Deckers Creek Site 1 dam in Preston County, the Allegheny Wood Products Sawmill Facility in Kingwood and the Appalachian Wood Pellets Facility. Tours will depart from Lakeview Resort and Golf Spa by 8:30 a.m

Who: The event is sponsored by West Virginia University Office of the Provost, WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design and WVU Extension Service

The conference has been arranged by the following local team members: 

For the full agenda and additional details, visit the WVU Calendar and click on “additional info.” 



CONTACT: Kaushlendra Singh
WVU Davis College School of Natural Resources

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