AURI hosts a variety of events including the Minnesota Renewable Energy Roundtable; forums in its four focus areas of renewable energy, food, biobased products, and coproducts. In addition, meetings of the board are listed on this page as they’re open to the public. If you’re interested in receiving news about AURI events, please contact

Upcoming AURI Events

Minnesota Renewable Energy Roundtable

Taking place on August 23, 2017

Join AURI for an event dedicated to cutting edge renewable energy research and opportunities! The roundtable will include a keynote address from Mark Philbrick, Ph.D., Waste to Energy Coordinator for the U.S. Department of Energy, Bioenergy Technologies Office. To register for this event, please click here.

AURI @ Big Iron Farm Show

Taking place on September 12, 2017

Big Iron Farm Show September 12-14, 2017

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Upcoming AURI Board Meetings

September 2017 Board of Directors meeting

Taking place on September 21, 2017

Board of Directors meeting September 21, 2017 Location: Hormel Historic Home in Austin, MN

November 2017 Board of Directors meeting

Taking place on November 16, 2017

Board of Directors meeting & food focus presentation November 16, 2017 Location TBD

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