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Presentation Slides from the

2014 Bioplastic Container Cropping Systems Conference

held on January 12, 2014 at The Ohio State University

(Presentations that are underlined and highlighted in bold have links to presentation PDFs)

          Speaker                                                            Presentation

Hannah Mathers                             Conference Agenda                                            (The Ohio State University)

James Schrader                              Background and Summary of BCCS Project          (Iowa State University)

Heidi Kratsch                                  Sustainability in Horticulture, Consumer Preference (University of Nevada, Reno)

Hannah Mathers                             Sustainability in Horticulture, Nursery and Landscape     (The Ohio State University)

Dave Grewell                                  The Technology of Bioplastics                               (Iowa State University)

Barrett Kirwan                                Economics of Bio-renewable Materials             (University of Illinois, Urbana)

James Schrader                              Project Materials Overview                               (Iowa State University)

Samy Madbouly                               Bio-based Polymers and Composites for Container (Iowa State University)                       Production - “Materials”

Shankar Srinivasan                          Bio-based Polymers and Composites for Container       (Iowa State University)                       Production - “Processing”   

Kenneth McCabe                              Greenhouse and Nursery Evaluations                   (Iowa State University)

James Schrader                               Landscape and Biodegradation Evaluations       (Iowa State University)                       and Results Summary