FINAL CONFERENCE: Biomass from landscape conservation and maintenance work as a source of renewable energy
Final conference of the greenGain project will be organised in cooperation with AEBIOM during its annual conference European Bioenergy Future on 21. 11. 2017. The speakers will present interesting results of the greenGain project and share experience from various European regions. Participants will learn how to increase market uptake of biomass residues originating during landscape conservation and maintenance work for renewable energy production.
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The Egg Brussels, Bara Street 175, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
08:00 – 08:10 Welcoming & Introduction ”The greenGain project and its regional, national and international goals”
Christiane Volkmann, Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.
08:10 – 09:45 Policies, funding and opportunities for energy utilization of biomass from landscape conservation and maintenance work (LCMW)
08:10 – 08:30 Support of bioenergy in the Horizon 2020 Work Program “Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy” (Thomas Schleker, DG RTD)
08:30 – 08:55 Role of bioenergy and LCMW utilization in the EU countries and regions (Birger Kerckow, Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.)
08:55 – 09:20 Policy, Finance and Governance. Frameworks which increase market uptake of LCMW biomass (Christiane Volkmann, Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.)
09:20 – 09:45 Valorization of biomass from landscape and maintenance work. Chances and challenges for businesses (Klaus Lenz, SYNCOM)
09:45 – 10:00 Coffee/tea break
10:00 – 11:20 Regional experiences, European solutions? Local good practices
10:00 – 10:20 LCMW biomass potential assessment and pilot experience implementation in the model regions (Maider Gomez Palmero, CIRCE)
10:20 – 10:40 Hedgerows on banks in Friesland, Germany (Aline Clalüna, COALS)
10:40 – 11:00 Establishing a biomass logistic platform in the Umbria region, Italy (Federico De Filippi, SOGESCA)
11:00 – 11:20 Public parks and pellets production in the Serra municipality, Spain (Juanjo Mayans, Serra municipality)
11:20 – 11:30 Summary
Christiane Volkmann, Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (FNR)
11:30 – 13:00 Card Exchange Lunch
A 30-minute, interactive card exchange session with stakeholders which will be followed by a Belgian-themed lunch.
13:00 – 18:00 The program continues with the rest of the European Bioenergy Future program (agenda available at www.conference.aebiom.org)
Participants to the the greenGain session of the EBF 2017 conference (registered here) can visit the EBF during the first day (21. 11. 2017) without a charge. The capacity of the room is limited. This option does not include admission to the dinner and evening celebration. If you represent media or policy makers you can enter both days of the EBF without a charge.