Programme
 
 
 

Free Admission to the Monday Opening

From 8:00am onwards Permanent Welcome Coffee available outside the Auditorium

Monday, 27 May 2019
Room: AUDITORIUM I
09:00 - 10:00
  Opening Addresses

João Pedro MATOS FERNANDES
Minister of Environment and Energy Transition

Maria DA GRAÇA CARVALHO
EUBCE Conference General Chair, European Commission, Directorate-General Research and Inno, Member Scientific Advice Mechanism Unit,

Carlos MOEDAS
Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation

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Dominique RISTORI
European Commission Director General, DG Energy

João Paulo OLIVEIRA
Board Member of The Navigator Company, Industrial Area and the I&D
Monday, 27 May 2019
Room: AUDITORIUM I
10:00 - 11:10
  Scientific Opening / Plenary Session
Applications of Science in Industry

Monday's Scientific Opening Session features four plenary presentations which demonstrate biomass technologies at its best.

Chairpersons:


Piotr SZYMANSKI , European Commission Joint Research Centre, Director of Energy, Transport and Climate





Nicolae SCARLAT , European Commission, Technical Programme Chairman





Speakers

Nuno COELHO
A4F Algae for Future, Chief Executive Officer

Biofuels From Algae Technologies ( Biofat), From R&D To Commercial Industrialisation: The Algatec Eco Business Park



René VENENDAAL
BTG Biomass Technology Group, Chief Executive Officer

Sustainable Pyrolysis Oil from Laboratory to Commercial Plants: the Road of Innovation



Marko JANHUNEN
UPM - The Biofore Company, Director Public Affairs, LSB Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels Chair

From Paris to Practice - Key Developments in the Advanced Biofuels Sector



Géraldine KUTAS
UNICA - Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, Head of International Affairs

Renovabio: a market answer to a policy challenge


Monday, 27 May 2019
Room: AUDITORIUM I
11:10 - 12:30
  Moderated Panel Discussion

The role of biomass in delivering the Paris targets and supporting sustainable development goals





Moderator

Uwe R. FRITSCHE
IINAS, Scientific Director

Panelists


Paula ABREU MARQUES
European Commission, DG Energy, Head of Unit - Renewables and CCS Policy

Bah F. M. SAHO
ECREEE, Principal Program Officer - Renewable Energy and Responsible for Bioenergy Program

Jenny WALTHER-THOSS
WWF, Policy Officer Sustainable Biomass

Marko JANHUNEN
UPM - The Biofore Company, Director Public Affairs, LSB Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels Chair
Monday, 27 May 2019
Room: AUDITORIUM I
12:30
  Linneborn Prize / EUBIA Award

Please note that this Programme may be subject to alteration and the organisers reserve the right to do so without giving prior notice.