• Industry Partners
    www.biomass.org.my
  • Industry Partners
    www.ippfpowerasia.com
  • Exhibitor
    www.cmtevents.com/eventexhibition.aspx?ev=160213&
  • Promotion Partner
    www.ethanolindia.net
  • Promotion Partner
    biofuelsandbiomass.energy-business-review.com/
  • Promotion Partner
    www.bioenergyinternational.com
  • Promotion Partner
  • Promotion Partner
    www.asiabiotech.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.worldoils.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.energyproducts1.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.carbonyatra.com/
  • Promotion Partner
    www.greenea.com
  • Promotion Partner
    Wood Pellet Supplier
  • Promotion Partner
    www.theenergyinfo.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.Bioenergy-news.com

Biomass Trade & Power Europe

22-24 Feb, 2016 - Copenhagen

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

22 Feb, 2016 - Monday

Pre-Conference Site Visit

Dong Energy’s Avedøre Power Station & Blue Point Pellet Production Facility

(10:00 – 18:00hrs.) 

10:00

Depart Crown Plaza Copenhagen Towers

10:30

Visit to Dong Energy Biomass Power Facility

13:00

Depart for lunch (till 14:30)

15:00

Visit to Blue Point Pellets

17:30

Depart to Crown Plaza

18:00

End of site visit

23 Feb, 2016 - Tuesday
08:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

Mr. Brodie Govan, Biomass Broker
PMV Environmental Products / PVM Oil Associates Ltd
09:10

Overview of the European Wood Pellet Market

• Has the current winter seen a rise in supply & demand?

• Where is future growth likely to emerge upstream & downstream?

• What can we expect from the Netherlands & will MGT Power, Lynemouth & a fourth new unit emerge from Drax in the UK?

• Can North American and Portuguese supply compete with growing Baltic & Russian supply?

• What to expect from 2017 onwards?

09:35

Sustainability: Progress of SBP & Potential Challenges for Suppliers

• Update on the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) initiative

• Key criteria & challenges for producers aiming to meet & implement the sustainability criteria

• What is the next stage for SBP?

• Are member states ready to adopt it?

Sustainable Biomass Partnership Limited
10:00

Sustainability Panel:

• What are the challenges for producers aiming to meet the requirements?

• Sustainability update on key policy decisions in the Netherlands & the UK

• What does SBP mean for the wider market in terms of trade?

 

Moderator:

Mr. Henry Pease, Biomass Trader
RWE Supply & Trading

Panel:

Sustainable Biomass Partnership Limited
Westervelt Renewable Energy / The Westervelt Company
10:45

Discussion followed by Networking Break

11:30

Utility & Trader Panel: Insight from Europe’s Major Wood Pellet Consumers on Market Challenges & Future Demand

• Current outlook from Europe's key consumers

• Projections on demand streams for the year ahead 

• Policy developments in key countries

• Challenges & progress on educating policy makers, NGOs & media on the benefits of biomass

• The emerging role of wood chips in the market

 

Moderator:

Mr. Thomas Meth, Executive VP, Sales & Marketing
Enviva LP

Panel:

Mr. Henry Pease, Biomass Trader
RWE Supply & Trading

Engie Energy Management scrl

13:00

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

14:15

The Emergence of Russia as a Major Wood Pellet Supply Hub

• Insight into how much Russia is producing & future growth potential

• Shifting economics of European vs. North American supply

• Can Russia overcome the logistical challenges & progress on certification?

Mr. Simon Rodian Christensen, CEO
CM Biomass Partners A/S
14:40

The Breakthrough for Black Pellets

• Success in commercial production & making black pellets price competitive?

• What are the key challenges to make it a commodity?

• Will we eventually have one standard or continue with varying technologies and price points?

15:15

Discussion followed by Networking Break

16:00

Premium Pellet Markets

• Update on the status of the EnPlus & heating market in Europe

• After two bearish winters in Europe, is demand in the current winter period bullish?

• As the crossover between industrial & premium pellets continues, are we moving towards a single market standard?

16:01

Enplus Panel

Moderator

Mr. Brodie Govan, Biomass Broker
PMV Environmental Products / PVM Oil Associates Ltd

Martijn Mik, Business Development Biomass
Engie Energy Management scrl

Mr. Christian Joore, Senior Biomass Trader
Vattenfall Energy Trading Netherlands NV

Mr. Michael Christensen, Senior Trader
CM Biomass Partners A/S
16:30

Future Role of Biomass in Europe: Is the Market Doing Enough to Defend Itself & Tell Its Story Against NGOs & Policymakers?

• What is the market doing to tell its story, and how could it do more?

• How does biomass lobbying compare to other renewables?

• How do we change the media perception?

Mr. Thomas Meth, Executive VP, Sales & Marketing
Enviva LP
17:00

End of Day One

17:05

Networking Reception for Speakers & Delegates

24 Feb, 2016 - Wednesday
09:00

Chairman's Remarks

09:10

Overview of the International Wood Chip Market

• Current & future demand

• An in-depth look at the key supply hubs

• How are wood chips priced & is there a common specification?

09:40

Panel: The Return of Wood Chips as a Primary Fuel for Energy

• What are the challenges of wood chips as a globally traded commodity?

• How does wood chips compare in pricing to wood pellets?

• A look at the specification, sustainability & logistical issues surrounding chips

 

Moderator:

Panel:

11:00

Discussion followed by Networking Break

11:45

Wood Pellet Risk Management

• Euronext wood pellet futures contract

• How does the contract work and who can use it?

Mr. Vincent Roiron, Project Manager Commodities Energy & Metals
Euronext
12:15

Global Producer Panel: Assessing the Shifting Dynamics of the Pellet Production

• What are the challenges of global pellet supply amid bearish pricing & shifting currency?

• How will the crossover between the industrial & premium pellet supply affect both markets?

• What have been the changes on implementing SBP criteria?

• Why do so many new plants experience significant start up problems?

 

Moderator

Mr. Simon Rodian Christensen, CEO
CM Biomass Partners A/S

Panel

Fram Renewable Fuels LLC
Mr. Raul Kirjanen, CEO
AS Graanul Invest
13:15

Final Discussion followed by Closing Networking Lunch

15:00

End of Conference

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