Large-Scale Algal Cultivation, Harvesting and Downstream Processing [REGISTRATION CLOSED]

Fall 2017 ATP3 Training Workshop

 

2017
Nov 6-10

Host: ATP3
Cost: $1600 USD (includes training, materials and 3 lunches)
Location: AzCATI, Mesa, AZ

 

The Fall 2017 ATP3 workshop will take place the week of November 6-10, 2017 at AzCATI, Mesa, Arizona. The workshop will cover practical applications of growing and managing microalgal cultures at production scale, including methods for handling cultures, screening strains for desirable characteristics, identifying and mitigating contaminants, scaling up cultures for outdoor growth, harvesting and processing technologies, as well as the analysis of lipids, proteins and carbohydrates. Related laboratory and field training will include numerous hands-on opportunities for participants to collect and perform routine sample measurements, monitor cultures for contaminants, and evaluate the chemical composition of algal biomass.

This workshop is ideal for those interested in obtaining a broad overview of the management of microalgal cultures at scale, and for advanced students and trainees interested in the practical applications of microalgae. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share information and network. Printed and electronic materials will be included, and a certificate of completion will be provided at the conclusion of the workshop. Workshop enrollment is limited to 15 participants and will be filled on a first-come basis

Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share information and network. Printed and electronic materials and a certificate of completion will be provided. 

Enrollment

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Enrollment is limited to 15 participants on a first-come basis. Click here to register for this workshop. Printed and electronic materials will be provided, and a certificate of completion will be received at the conclusion of the workshop.

Instructors

Trained phycologists will conduct each workshop. These include:

Dr. Tom Dempster (ASU/AzCATI)
Dr. Schonna Manning (UT-Austin/UTEX)

Lodging & Transportation

The Hyatt Place in Gilbert, AZ is offering a discounted group rate of $89 per night + tax for workshop participants. Please book online here or call: 1-888-867-4009 and ask for the "ATP3 Algae Workshop" rate. Reservations must be made by October 20, 2017 to secure the group rate.

Workshop participants are highly encouraged to take a shuttle or taxi from the airport to the hotel. Hyatt Place will be providing daily transportation to/from the Hyatt Place and AzCATI/ATP3 location for the workshop. Should you choose to rent a vehicle for the week, please note that additional charge of $5 per day (cash) will apply for on campus parking.