Biofuel Conference 2013 (One day conference on bioethanol and biodiesel)
Venue: C.V. Raman Auditorium, Kathmandu University
Date: November 12, 2013
Supported by: Korea Green Foundation (KGF)
Organized by: Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology (RIBB)
The conference was divided into three session; two oral presentation and one poster session. Total participants including guests were around three hundred from different sectors of life like professors, educationist, environmentalist, and government officials, students from colleges and university, and young minds.
Mr. Prajwal Rajbhandari, Vice President at RIBB welcomed all our distinguished guests and participants followed by Prof. Janardan Lamichhane, President at RIBB described main objectives and goal of the conference. Prof. Suresh Raj Sharma, Founder Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University (KU) and Prof. Tika B. Karki, H.O.D, Dept. Biotechnology, KU gave their guest addresses.
Opening ceremony was concluded by giving key note speech on biofuel, scope and areas from Ms. Jarina Joshi, Lecturer, Central Dept. Biotechnology, Tribhuvan University.
• Awareness among university students regarding biofuel, their importance and scope in the national context.
• Enthusiastic participation from students (more than target) making the conference a huge success.
• Some wonderful paper and poster presentations from university students and graduates based on the theme of the conference.
• Motivation from some top echelon of scientists, academicians and experts associated with renewable energy.