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2nd Biomass Trade & BioEnergy Africa

02-03 Oct, 2018 - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton

02 Oct, 2018 - Tuesday
08:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Remarks

09:10

Biomass Switch in Maydon Wharf - Motivation & Economics

Mr. Frank D Meyer, HSE Director
Unilever South Africa (PTY) Ltd
09:40

High Efficiency Utilization of Biomass to Energy

10:10

Unlocking Waste Economy Opportunities – Through Funder's Lens

  • Bioenergy as waste solution & enabler of sorting/recycling economy (not fully exploited)
  • Bioenergy advantage due to potential for baseload capacity/peaking power generation
  • Bioenergy advantage due to potential sustainable employment creation (feedstock/ops)
  • Small scale bioenergy as viable off-grid alternative in rural communities, thus rural development – SANEDI can provide input
  • Utility scale bioenergy case study
  • Approach to bioenergy funding

10:40

Networking Refreshments & Discussion

11:15

Developing Biomass Utilization in Energy Generation in South Africa

Mr. Or Kwape, Executive - Strategy, Innovation and Marketing
South African Forestry Company (SAFCOL)
11:45

Biomass: The Key to Namibia’s Energy Independence

  • Namibia's encroacher bush problem & biomass resource
  • Current markets & ongoing activities
  • Challenges & opportunities of the biomass sector in Namibia
  • Biomass as the key to Namibia's energy independence

Namibia Biomass industry Group (N-Big)
12:45

Discussion followed Networking Luncheon Reception

13:55

Afternoon's Chairman

14:00

Multi-Stakeholders' Presentations - Growing a Sustainable Future: Alternative Aviation Fuels in Africa

Macluminium Trading

15:30

Networking Refreshments & Discussion

16:00

Biomass Power Project Updates – NamPower's Biomass Power Station in Namibia

Mr. Tangeni Tshivute, Engineer, Power System Development
Namibia Power Corporation (Pty) Ltd
16:30

Case Study & Economics of Integrated Hybrid Biomass + Solar PV Power Plant in Cameroon

Société de Transformation de Calcaire du Cameroun (SOTRACALC)
17:00

Networking Cocktail Reception for ALL Speakers & Participants

18:30

End of Day One

03 Oct, 2018 - Wednesday
09:00

Chairman’s Remarks

09:05

Sustainable Biomass Availability & Development in Mozambique

Ministry of Land Environment & Rural Development
09:35

Land, with Compensation of an Alien Kind – Role of Invasive Alien Plant Clearing in Releasing Water & Restoring Livelihoods

- Invasive alien plant impact on water security
- A virtuous cycle created with the establishment of biomass economy associated with invasive alien plant biomass
- Opportunity to beneficiate the invasive alien plant woody biomass into products supporting SMMW development & growth
- Researched value chain opportunities that integrate with commercial supply chains in South Africa

10:05

Africa's Role in the Asian Biomass Markets

  • Asia's current & anticipated supply/demand for Biomass
  • Africa's role in supplying biomass to Asia
  • Africa's Export Biomass Supply Costs
  • Outlook for Africa as a Biomass Source for Asia

10:35

Networking Refreshments & Discussion

11:00

Availability & Export Potential of Oil Palm Biomass (eg. Palm Kernel Shells) from West Africa

11:30

Conversion to Biomass of Reunion Island's Coal Power Plants

  • Substituting coal by biomass in Reunion Island by 2023: an ambitious target supported by a robust regulatory framework
  • Developing regional biomass supplies: a great opportunity for biomass exports from Southern/Eastern Africa
  • Addressing key supply issues to secure reliable supply of sustainable biomass fuel

Albioma ( formerly known as Séchilienne-Sidec )
12:00

Outlook on Global Demand for Wood Chips

  • An insight into projected demand in Europe and Asia
  • Analysis of the key new biomass projects
  • Overview of the local supply situation in Europe and Asia
  • Opportunities for African wood chip suppliers

12:30

Woody Biomass from Africa to Europe – How to Succeed?

  • The customers’ requirements
  • Risk management
  • Performance

12:45

Final Discussion & Closing Luncheon

14:30

End of Main Conference

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