Biochar Workshop

  • Beacon Event

    Biochar Workshop

    Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

    A FREE workshop on biochar hosted by BEACON

    Speakers include:

    Dr Simon Jeffrey, Harper Adams University

    Sion Brackenbury, Commons Vision Ltd

    Dr Bill Perkins, Aberystwyth University

    Dr John Corton, BEACON

    Damon Hammond, BEACON

    Christopher Nunn, BEACON

    Topics will include: Biochar applications to soils; Biochar for the remediation of contaminated mine water; BEACON pyrolysis capability; Pyrolysis in integrated systems; Issues in commercialising biochar; Life Cycle Analysis.

    Additional activities include: Miscanthus safari; visit to BEACON processing and pyrolysis facilities.

    Who could benefit from this workshop?

    • Anyone creating a fairly dry waste stream
    • Anyone interested in biochar as a soil additive
    • Anyone interested in biochar as a clean-up system / filter


    This workshop will enable you to appreciate:

    • The potential uses of biochar
    • The BEACON capability for biochar from bench scale to pilot scale
    • The benefits of collaborating with BEACON
    • The value of Life Cycle Analysis


    Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Free parking.


    Date: 23rd November 2016

    Time: 10 am - 4 pm (Registration from 9.30 am)

    Venue: Stapledon Suite, IBERS, Gogerddan, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB

    Enquiries: Carol Dery (01970 621631)

    Further information

    Event programme