Anaerobic Digestion Shortcourse

December 12 – 14, 2017
Cornell University, Morrison Hall, Ithaca, NY

Operating Manure-Based Anaerobic Digestion Systems to Maximize Environmental and Economic Benefits

This one-half day, full day, one-half day conference provides participants the latest information on practical digester management and decision making backed up with science and engineering to maximize economic and environmental benefits including a greenhouse gas mitigation and monetization. After an opening White Board Session, general session topics include:

  • Anaerobic Digestions Constraints and Opportunities
  • Biogas Production and Monitoring
  • Biogas Clean-up
  • Biogas Utilization – Traditional Methods and
  • RNG/Vehicle Fuel Replacement
  • Anaerobic Digestion and Greenhouse Gas Reduction/Value
  • Anaerobic Digester System and Operator Safety


Visit the event website for a complete agenda and details. Space is limited in the shortcourse so early pre-registration is recommended. The event targets anaerobic digester system operators and designers, digester system service providers, farmers, consulting engineers, extension specialists, greenhouse gas investors, and local, state and government officials. Core funding for this conference is provided by the New York State Energy Research Development Authority (NYSERDA), the USDA Dairy CAP project, and Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY.