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Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2020

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Note: This event was originally planned for 13-14 May, 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and has now been rescheduled

New date: 9-10 September, 2020

We are pleased to announce the 5th edition of a successful series of events, now with a more specific focus & name, Biomass Trade Summit Europe. 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 policy and regulations, recent developments in biomass technologies, biomass planning and logistics management, quality controlling and costs effective ways of transport.

Our 5th Biomass Trade Summit will also showcase latest policy and regulations, criteria and certification for sustainable biomass production. The event topics will provide a solid background for the two days discussion on best solutions for sustainable biomass trade in Europe.

Key Topics

  • Sustainability criteria and certification as key to sustainable biomass production
  • Policy and regulations
  • Cost Optimization of biomass transport and logistics
  • Supply chain planning and logistics management
  • An Overview of Recent Developments in Biomass Technologies
  • The importance of biomass quality controlling

Who Will Attend?

  • Senior biomass trading industry representative
  • Biomass producers
  • Energy companies
  • Regulatory and policy officers
  • Industry analysts and logistics experts
  • Researchers
  • Technology providers
  • Environmental organisations
  • Consultants

Confirmed Speakers

  • James Behan, Director, Peltrade
  • Harry Lourikka, CEO, Bioenergy Association of Finland
  • Johan Granath, Senior Vice President Bioenergy, Ekman
  • Yves Ryckmans, CTO - Biomass and Solid Fuels, Engie Laborelec
  • Thomas Siegmund, Head of Biomass Certification, Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme GmbH
  • Jan Van Mierloo, Recycling and Recovery Europe Wood Market Director, SUEZ Trading
  • Andrius Smaliukas, Principal, Baltpool
  • Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC System GmbH
  • Mads Thomsen, Trader, CM Biomass
  • Maarten Gnoth, Director, Hinterland Management
  • Michael Wild, Principal, Wild & Partner LLC
  • Linde Zuidema, Policy Leaders Fellowship, European University Institute
  • Robert Seehawer, Senior Business Developer, European Energy Exchange (EEX)
  • Jens Price Wolf, VP Commercial, General Manager Europe, Enviva
  • Martin Bentele, CEO, Deutscher Energieholz- und Pellet-Verband e.V. (DEPV)
  • Peter Kofod Kristensen, Senior Lead Sustainability Advisor, Orsted
  • Ondrej Tarabus, Biomass Programme Manager, Deputy Director of Responsible Sourcing, NEPCon

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Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark
KP van der Mandelelaan 150, 3062
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Phone: +31 10 250 9002
Event details
Organizer : ACI
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22116