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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).

SPM6 in Pictures

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Keynote speech: Paul Verhoef, Head of Unit, Renewable Energy Sources, EC DG Reseach & Innovation (left)

Tomas Kåberger, Chair, EBTP SC Chalmers University of Technology (left)

SPM6 Registration

SPM6 conference
hall at Diamant Centre, Brussels

SPM6 networking event on everning of 14 October 2014




Please click on the green links to view each presentation in PDF format

Day 1: 14 October 2014

Welcome address and keynote speech

Welcome address
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

Session 2: Europe and beyond - perspectives from the global biofuels industry

Moderator: Tomas Kåberger, Chair of EBTP Steering Committee, Chalmers University of Technology

Session 3: The road to success: steps towards commercial advanced biofuels

Moderator: Kai Sipilä, Co-Chair of the EBTP Working Group ‘Conversion process’, VTT

Niels Henriksen, DONG Energy

Day 2: 15 October 2014

Session 4: Biofuels value chains - technology advances

Moderator: Markku Karlsson, Vice-Chair of the EBTP Steering Committee, Finnish Forestry Industries Federation

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

Panel discussion on biomass mobilisation and sustainability

Presentation on biomass mobilisation and sustainability
Calliope Panoutsou, Imperial College London

The panel:

  • Calliope Panoutsou, Imperial College London (discussion leader)
  • Ausilio Bauen, E4Tech
  • Luc Pelkmans, VITO
  • Udo Mantau, University Hamburg


Important Information

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.

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