Mark your calendars for the Pellet Fuels Institute’s Annual Conference – July 29!

Mark your calendars for the Pellet Fuels Institute's Annual Conference - July 29!The PFI Annual Conference kicks off July 29th at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. The conference (July 29-31, 2012) features a strong education program, supplier exhibits and extensive opportunities to network with attendees and speakers.

The PFI Conference Committee has assembled one of the best programs in recent memory. We’re excited to offer a day and a half of education sessions highlighting topics that are at the forefront of the industry, including:

* Mill safety and accident prevention
* Developing markets beyond residential bagged market
* Industry standards
* Densified biomass export market
* Policy developments at state and local levels

We have an excellent lineup of speakers, including Christiane Egger and Christian Rakos from Austria, who will discuss the models European countries are using to grow the pellet market as well as successes and failures in these efforts.

Also joining us are Marcus Kauffman of the Oregon Department of Forestry and Jeremy Crandall, representing Maryland Delegate Heather Mizeur, who will highlight some of the exciting developments happening in their respective regions.

If you’re new to the industry and are seeking to learn more about densified biomass and its applications, the PFI conference is a great place to start. You’ll not only learn about current hot topics, but get to know more about PFI and its members.

Registration remains open and I’d encourage you to check out our website for more information about the conference and how to register. I, along with members of PFI’s staff, are happy to answer your questions about the conference, the industry, or membership within PFI. Feel free to call or email us today.

Jennifer Hedrick - PFIJennifer Hedrick is the Executive Director of the Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. PFI is a North American trade association promoting energy independence through the efficient use of clean, renewable, densified biomass fuel. The organization is comprised of nearly 100 member companies, including fuel manufacturers and equipment suppliers, as well as organizations representing non-profit, university and government sectors. PFI can be reached by calling 703-522-6778 or via email at