The EBTP 6th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting (SMP6) - Biofuels for Low Carbon Transport and Energy Security - took place at the Diamant Conference Centre, Brussels, on 14-15 October 2014, and was attended by ~140 stakeholders. SPM6 Presentations are now online, along with Speaker CVs and Abstracts.
Images from the event are show below.
We thank all the speakers and delegates for a highly productive two days of discussion. The EBTP Secretariat appreciates all the positive feedback received, as well as ideas for the Seventh EBTP SPM (which will be held in 12-15 months, late 2015/early2016).
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Day 1: 14 October 2014
Welcome address and keynote speech
Tomas Kåberger, Chair of EBTP Steering Committee, Chalmers University of Technology
Keynote speech by the European Commission DG Research & Innovation
Paul Verhoef, Head of Unit, Renewable Energy Sources, European Commission DG Reseach & Innovation
13:35-15:00 Session 1: Low carbon transport and energy security - the role of biofuels in a 'low-carbon' energy system
Moderator: Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Vice-Chair of the EBTP Steering Committee, ISEE
- The EU 2030 framework and energy security
Andreas Pilzecker, European Commission DG Energy
- A harmonised Auto-Fuel biofuel roadmap for the EU to 2030
Ausilio Bauen, E4Tech
- IEA perspectives on the role of biofuels in a low carbon energy
Charles Esser, IEA
- JEC Biofuels and Well-to-Wheels analyses
Heather Hamje, Concawe
Session 2: Europe and beyond - perspectives from the global biofuels industry
Moderator: Tomas Kåberger, Chair of EBTP Steering Committee, Chalmers University of Technology
- Biofuels development in Europe: UK experience of the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation and policies to promote the development of waste-derived and advanced biofuels
Jonathan Hood, Low Carbon Fuels, Department for Transport
- Biofuels experiences in China
Liping Kang, Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET), China
- Is there a better way to incentivise advanced biofuels in the EU?
Raffaello Garofalo, European Biodiesel Board
- Biofuels development in Canada and the US
Don Smith, BiofuelsNet Canada
Session 3: The road to success: steps towards commercial advanced biofuels
Moderator: Kai Sipilä, Co-Chair of the EBTP Working Group ‘Conversion process’, VTT
- Large-scale chemical conversion of oils and residues in Rotterdam
Petri Lehmus NesteOil
- Presentation on the FUTUROL pilot demonstration on cellulosic ethanol
Frédéric Martel, Procethol
- NER300 Project: Maabjerg Energy Concept
Session 4: Biofuels value chains - technology advances
Moderator: Markku Karlsson, Vice-Chair of the EBTP Steering Committee, Finnish Forestry Industries Federation
- Overview of advanced biofuels technologies
Dina Bacovsky, Bioenergy 2020+, Austria
- Biorefinery for production of advanced wood-based biofuels
Sari Mannonen, UPM Biofuels
- The use of algae for the production of advanced biofuels
Dominik Behrendt, FZ Jülich, Germany, Aufwind Project
- Advanced biofuels and new feedstocks
Sören Eriksson, Preem
Session 5: Advanced biofuels end-use for road freight, air and shipping:
Moderator: Ingvar Landälv, Co-Chair of EBTP Working Group 2 ‘Conversion process’, TU Lulea / Chemrec AB
- State of the art on aviation fuel
Inmaculada Gomez Jimenez, ITAKA - Initiative towards Sustainable Kerosene for Aviation
- Fuel and technology alternatives for commercial vehicles
Nils-Olof Nylund, VTT, Finland
- The use of biofuels in the maritime sector
Per Stefenson, Stena Rederi AB
Panel discussion on biomass mobilisation and sustainability
Presentation on biomass mobilisation and sustainability
Calliope Panoutsou, Imperial College London
- Calliope Panoutsou, Imperial College London (discussion leader)
- Ausilio Bauen, E4Tech
- Luc Pelkmans, VITO
- Udo Mantau, University Hamburg
The 6th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting will take place at the Diamant Brussels Conference and Business Centre. Light refreshments will be provided. To make the most of available time for presentations, lunch is not provided on the first day. Entrance is strictly by pre-registration. Confirmation of successful registration requests will be sent to the e-mail address you have provided in the registration form. Acceptance of registration will be at the sole discretion of the EBTP.
All registrants must make their own arrangements regarding travel to the event. If you intend to arrive by car, you will have to pay parking charges at the Diamant. Members of the media are welcome to attend as registrants. We regret the EBTP cannot reimburse any expenses incurred by participation in this event. Management of the conference centre facilities is the responsibility of the Diamant staff. Administration of the conference programme will be carried out by members of the EBTP.
In accordance with current security measures, please ensure that you carry a valid passport or national ID card, as you may be asked to confirm your identity to gain admittance to the Diamant and the conference.