BBE Showcase

Save the Date: October 27, 2016

This year's Showcase will be held Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at the St. Paul Student Center.

9:30am - 11:00am:  Advisory Council Committee Meetings
Rooms 108, 110, 202 - By invitation

11:00am - 1:00pm:  Scholarship Recognition Luncheon
North Star Ballroom - By invitation

1:00pm - 3:30pm:  Advisory Council Meeting
Cherrywood Room - By invitation

3:30pm - 5:00pm:  Networking Reception and Research Poster Session
North Star Ballroom - All are welcome

Scholarship Luncheon Keynote Speakers

2016 Jim Bowyer, PhD Professor Emeritus - University of Minnesota
Author - The Irresponsible Pursuit of Paradise 
Director of the Responsible Materials Program - Dovetail Partners, Inc. 
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
2015 Raj V. Rajan, PhD RD&E Vice President, Global Sustainability Technical Leader, Ecolab Inc.  
Eagan, MN
2014 Bernard Janse, PhD Director of Innovation, Buckman Laboratories International
Memphis, TN
2013 William J. Nelson Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, CHS Inc.
Inver Grove Heights, MN
2012 Sonia Maassel Jacobsen, PE ASABE Past President, USDA Retired
Roseville, MN.
2011 Jack Staloch Vice President, Global BioTechnologies and Processing Solutions, Cargill
Minneapolis, MN


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About the Showcase

Annually the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering rolls out the red carpet for our Advisory Council, alumni and friends. The day-long event, titled the Annual BBE Showcase, gathers for:

  • Advisory Council Subcommittee Meetings and Annual Meeting
  • Scholarship Recognition Luncheon, with Keynote speaker
  • Research Poster Session and Networking Reception