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Biomass Trade & Power Americas

23-24 Feb, 2011 - Atlanta, U S A

Hotel Palomar Atlanta - Midtown

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23 Feb, 2011 - Wednesday
07:30

Registration & Coffee

08:30

Chairman’s Welcome & Remarks

Prof. Andre Faaij, Task Leader, IEA Bioenergy Task 40
University of Utrecht

Regulatory Directions & Commercial Perspectives

08:40

Harmonizing the Regulatory, Utility & User Relationship – Gaining Support from Ground Level

Mr. Kenneth J. Nemeth, Secretary to the Board - Executive Director
Southern States Energy Board
09:00

Harmonizing the Regulatory, Utility & User Relationship – Gaining Support from Ground Level

Mr. Ronny Just, Air and External Issues Manager Enviromental Affairs
Georgia Power Corporation
09:30

EPA Rules for Biomass Power Generation (e.g. IB MACT)

10:00

Discussion followed by Networking Coffee

10:40

International Biomass Trade Flows, with Special Focus on Wood Chips & Pellets

- Key drivers for market growth

Prof. Andre Faaij, Task Leader, IEA Bioenergy Task 40
University of Utrecht
11:10

Development of Sustainability Criteria for Biomass Export to Various EU Countries

11:40

Sustainable Certifications: The Practicalities, Constraints & Challenges

12:10

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:25

Afternoon's Chairman

13:30

Conversion & Operational Experience on Large Scale Co-Firing of Biomass & Expectations on Imports of Wood Pellets from Americas

- Wood chips versus wood pellets for co-firing - pros & cons
- Pre-processing & blending of fuel feedstocks

14:00

Conversion & Operational Experience on Large Scale Co-Firing of Biomass & Expectations on Imports of Wood Pellets from Americas

14:25

Projection on Future Demand for Lignocellulosic (Biomass) Feedstock for 2nd Generation Biofuels Production & Assessing its Impact on Biomass Prices & Applications (e.g. Power Generation)

14:50

Discussion followed by Networking Tea

15:20

Latest Developments in Southeast Biomass Value Chain: Biomass Raw Material to Woodfuel, Power Conversion & Distribution

a) Raw Material Selection & Logistics

Mr. E. Gay Mayfield, Principal
Global Green Engineered Fuels, LLC
15:35

Latest Developments in Southeast Biomass Value Chain: Biomass Raw Material to Woodfuel, Power Conversion & Distribution

c) Raw Material Receiving, Storage and Processing up Stream of Drying Operations

15:50

Latest Developments in Southeast Biomass Value Chain: Biomass Raw Material to Woodfuel, Power Conversion & Distribution

d) Wood Fuel Manufacturing Plant Design; Engineering and Operations

Mr. Donald H. Land, Partner
Process & Storage Solutions
16:05

Latest Developments in Southeast Biomass Value Chain: Biomass Raw Material to Woodfuel, Power Conversion & Distribution

e) Greenfield Power Project Dynamics

Mr. William S Bulpit, Project Director
Sterling Energy Assets, LLC
16:20

Latest Developments in Southeast Biomass Value Chain: Biomass Raw Material to Woodfuel, Power Conversion & Distribution

f) Downstream Logistics to Support Wood Fuel Pellet Exports & Panel Discussion

Mr. E. Gay Mayfield, Principal
Global Green Engineered Fuels, LLC
17:00

Wood Fuel Pellet Value Chain Management

Mr. Sam Kang, Managing Director
Georgia Biomass, LLC
17:30

Discussion followed by End of Day One

17:45

Networking Receptions for Speakers & Delegates

24 Feb, 2011 - Thursday
08:35

US’ Energy Policy on Biomass Utilisation & Impact of US Renewable Energy Policy on Exports

09:00

Project Financing & Funding Options to Support Capital/Operational Needs in the Biomass Value Chain

b) Capital Investment (Equity), The Project Axis

Mr. Patrick A. Daly, EVP & CFO
Solvera Energy, LLC
09:15

Project Financing & Funding Options to Support Capital/Operational Needs in the Biomass Value Chain

c) The Art of Debt Financing

Ms. Megan Browning, Senior Vice President
George K. Baum & Company
09:30

Project Financing & Funding Options to Support Capital/Operational Needs in the Biomass Value Chain

d) Industrial Revenue Bonds

Seyfarth, Shaw Attorneys, LLP
09:45

Project Financing & Funding Options to Support Capital/Operational Needs in the Biomass Value Chain

e) Developing a Financeable Biomass Project

Mr. John M. Eustermann, Partner
Stoel Rives LLP
10:00

Project Financing & Funding Options to Support Capital/Operational Needs in the Biomass Value Chain

f) Panel Discussion

Ms. Daryn Beringer, Principal
Global Green Engineered Fuels, LLC
10:15

Discussion followed by Networking Coffee

Handling (Pretreatment) & Logistics

10:45

Logistics Setup (Transportation, Storage & Handling) - Challenges, Bottlenecks & New Concepts

Mr. J Richard Hess, Manager, Bioenergy & Renewable Energy Department
Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
11:00

Logistics Setup (Transportation, Storage & Handling) - Challenges, Bottlenecks & New Concepts

Georgia Logistics Innovation Center
11:20

Freight Market Outlook & Economics of Ocean Shipping between US to Europe

Mr. Marcel Gorris, Commercial Manager Bulk Logistics
Port of Amsterdam
11:35

Freight Market Outlook & Economics of Ocean Shipping between US to Europe

Mr. Niels Boetje, General Manager
IGMA Parcel Service
11:50

Optimizing Biomass Resources - Power & Ethanol Co-location

12:10

Energy Crops: From Crop to Energy Products, for Domestic Use & Exports

a) Value Proposition & Case Studies

12:30

Energy Crops: From Crop to Energy Products, for Domestic Use & Exports

b) Utilities' Perspective Towards this Emerging Biomass for Energy Applications

Mr. Dean Tiessen, President
New Energy Farms
13:00

Energy Crops: From Crop to Energy Products, for Domestic Use & Exports

c) Meeting the Needs for the Southeast: Prospects of Energy Crops Rotation in the Georgia (or Southeast) Agricultural Portfolio

Mr. Peter Germishuizen, Director of Technology
Lewis Taylor Farms Incorporated
13:25

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

14:50

End of Conference

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