Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2019


Rotterdam, Netherlands

Best Strategies For Sustainable Trading Practices


We are pleased to announce the 4th edition of a successful series of events, now with a more specific focus & name, Biomass Trade Europe Summit. The event will bring together senior executives and experts from the biomass trading industry, biomass producers, energy companies, policy makers, consultants, technology innovators and leading market analysts to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the industry.

The two day event will give you an insight into the industry's latest regulations - The Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) & Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) certification schemes impacting on biomass sustainability & operations, biomass transportation & logistics in the environmental context, the future of biomass sourcing , as well as long term economy & investment strategy paths.

The event topics will provide a solid background for the two days discussion on best solutions for sustainable biomass trade in Europe.

Join us in Rotterdam for excellent networking opportunities with your peers!


Key Topics

  • In Depth Outlook Into The Future Of Biomass Use In The European Policy Context
  • The Future Of Biomass As A Recognised Global Commodity
  • Evaluating The Process Of Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP)  & Sustainability Criteria For Biomass In Europe
  • Best Strategies For Sustainable Trading Practices: Local Biomass Sources vs Exploring New Geographical Opportunities
  • Analysing Biomass Trading & Logistics In The Environmental Context
  • Aiming For Greater Integration Between Government Schemes For Biomass Use In The Future
  • Expanding Future Opportunities For Biomass Industry
  • Aiming For Long Term Stability In Biomass Markets: New Economical & Investments Paths
  • Comprehensive Outlook Into The Key Developments Of Biogas Installations In Europe
  • Making The Most Of Biomass Residues Markets: Key Developments, Product Applications & Trading Activities
  • New Biomass Technologies For Different Biomass Streams
  • Making The Most Of Biomass Residues Markets: Key Developments, Product Applications & Trading Activities


Exclusive Site Visit

During the afternoon of Tuesday 15th of January 2019, a limited number of conference attendees will receive a unique opportunity to visit Port of Rotterdam!

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come - first served basis. Please register your attendance when booking for the conference.

The port of Rotterdam is an important port for the import of biomass into Europe. Wood pellets, the most important biomass product group, are primarily used in the European heating and energy market. Excellent connections for the supply, throughput and handling of biomass in the port, existing cargo flows and specialised transhipment and storage facilities make Rotterdam an attractive hub for biomass distribution.


Who Will Attend?

  • Senior biomass trading industry representative
  • Biomass producers
  • Energy companies
  • Industry's analysts
  • Technology Innovators and developers
  • Top industry's Consultants
  • Regulatory and Policy Officers
  • Environmental Organisations
  • Researchers

Confirmed Speakers

  • Nicole Van Klaveren, Business Manager Energy And Renewables, Port of Rotterdam
  • Alexander Afanasyev, Managing Director, PELTRADE
  • Shuja H.Zaidi, CEO & President, CHEM -ENERGY
  • Johan Granath, Senior VP Bioenergy, EKMAN GROUP
  • Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC
  • Marcel Van Heesewijk, CEO & Founder, Investancia
  • Detlef Evers, Managing Director, MVAK
  • Senior Representative, European Biogas Association
  • Michael Kottner, CEO, International Biogas And Bioenergy Center Of Competence (IBBK)
  • Alex Mason, Senior Policy Officer, WWF European Policy Office
  • Jean - Marc Jossart, Secretary General, Bioenergy Europe
  • Raf Verdonck, Chairman, Belgian Biodiesel Board
  • Simon Rodian Christensen, CEO, CM Biomass
    Christoph Pfemeter, Managing Director, Austrian Biomass Association (ABA)
    Marijan Kavran, Director - Cluster Manager, Croatian Wood Cluster
    Giedrius Grinnkas, Chief Business Development Officer, BALTPOOL

Venue

Venue to be confirmed
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Event details
Organizer : ACI
Venue : Provided after registration, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-19059