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INTERESTED IN SUBMITTING A PAPER - CLICK HEREThe International Biogas Congress & Expo brings together leading producers, suppliers, regulators and other engaged organisations over a two-day period. High-level speakers, experts in their field, will address a range of topical issues relating to the biogas sector.

Brought to you by Bioenergy Insight, the leading international biogas magazine, this year’s conference will be held in Brussels, Belgium and co-located with the International Biomass Congress & Expo as well as the renowned Biofuels International Conference and Expo, making this series of bio events our largest gathering yet of bio related companies, giving participants unrivalled coverage.

To join us as a sponsor, exhibitor or potential speaker please contact andrew@bioenergy-news.com / +44 (0)203 551 5753


Agenda

DAY ONE: 15th June 2021

9.20 Opening remarks from the Chair
Harm Grobugge, President, European Biogas Association

9.30 How Europe can meet its green energy goals by making biogas an important part of Europe's gas supply
Morten Helveg Petersen, Member of the European Parliament, Renew Europe Group

9.45 Outlook on the biogas market
Christian Cuernot, Commercial Manager BioMethane New Fuels, Shell New Energies

10.15 Building availability of Biomethane (CBG and LBG) to support decarbonization efforts

  • Ensuring a solid gas infrastructure in the Nordics
  • LNG bridging toward aggressive CO2 reduction
  • Building reliable biomethane availability
  • ircular economy more than biomethane and CO2 reduction

Johan Grön, Vice President, Head of Biogas Business Unit, Gasum

10.45 Networking break


11.15 Case study: Biogas production in Croatia

  • Current state of the market
  • Government regulations
  • Market trends

Luka Curko, CEO, Agrokorenergija

11.45 The role of anaerobic digestion in achieving the waste framework directive recycling targets
Vanya Veras, Secretary General, Municipal Waste Europe

12.15 Q&A with this morning’s speakers

12.45 Networking Lunch

2.00 Opening remarks from the Chair

2.15 Climate finance
Marc Sadler, Practice Manager, World Bank

2.45 How to ensure biogas plants source sustainable and responsible biomass, in accordance with the principles of RED II
Thomas Siegmund, Head of Biomass Certification at Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme (SURE)

3.15 Networking break


3.45 Cavannah Solutions

4.15 Presentation reserved for conference sponsor

4.45 Networking drinks

DAY TWO: 16th June 2021

9.30 Welcoming remarks from the Chair

9.45 The potential and cost-competitiveness of renewable gas
Marta Kamola-Martines, Director for New Gas and LNG, Engie

10.15 Status and outlook for Sustainable Biomethane certification
Igor Dormuth , Product Manager, Biofuels Certification & Auditor for REDcert, ISCC & upcoming SURE


10.45 Networking break

11.15 Cross border trade of biomethane and the long term future of the biogas sector
Mikkel Kynde, Portfolio Manager, Nature Energy

11.45 French Biomethane Sector: state of play and upcoming developments

  • Technology developments: renewable gases role in smart gas grids
  • EU Regulation to help the growth of the sector

Victor Thevenet, EU Policy Officer, GRDF

12.15 Q&A with this morning’s speakers

12.45 Networking lunch

2.00 Opening remarks from the Chair

2.15 Future outlook for the European biogas sector
Harm Grobugge, President, European Biogas Association

2.45 Common deficiencies in biogas plants and lessons learned
Torsten Fischer, Managing Director, Krieg & Fischer Ingenieure

3.15 Biogas upgrading
Alex Marshall, Group Marketing and Compliance Director, Clarke Energy

3.45 Slot reserved for conference sponsor

4.00 End of conference

Speakers

Luka Ćurko

Luka Ćurko
Chief executive officer
AGROKOR-ENERGIJA d.o.o

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10/2004 – 04/2005
Sales engineer
ATM d.o.o. - production of regulation valves and fittings

04/2005 – 01/2009
Assistant to executive director for technology and development
Agrokor d.d. – group of companies involved in agriculture, food and beverage production and retail

01/2009 – 01/2016
Project manager in investment division
Agrokor d.d. – group of companies involved in agriculture, food and beverage production and retail

01/2016 – 06/2016
Chief technical officer
PIK Vrbovec d.d. – meat industry

07/2016 – present
Chief executive officer
AGROKOR-ENERGIJA d.o.o. – biogas company

 
Victor Thévenet

Victor Thévenet
EU Policy Officer
GRDF

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Victor has been working at GRDF since February 2018. He is part of the European affairs unit within the Strategy directorate. GRDF is the main French gas Distribution System Operator (DSO) in France, delivering natural and renewable gas to 11 million consumers through a network long of 200 000 km. Victor previously worked for the Delegation of the European Union in Australia on climate and energy issues. He was also an elected administrator of the Youth NGO JEF Europe. Victor has a Bachelor of Laws (Lyon 2) and a Master of European Affairs (Sciences Po Grenoble).

 
Johan Grön

Johan Grön
Vice President, Head of Biogas Business Unit
Gasum

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• Since July 2019 responsible for the Biogas Business Unit at Gasum Corporation
• Senior Vice President and Head of Business Units at Outotec Corporation – a mining, water, waste-to-energy technology solutions provider – in Helsinki (Finland) from 2013 to mid-2019

• CTO and Executive leadership positions at Xylem Corporation – a water processing equipment supplier- in New York (USA) and Kemira Corporation – a water chemical solutions supplier – in Helsinki (Finland) from 2005 to 2013

• Various management and technical leadership positions at Stora Enso, Metso and Valmet until 2005

• Non-Executive Board Member at Kotkamills Ltd and Algol Chemicals

• MSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering

 
Torsten Fisher

Torsten Fisher
Managing Director
Krieg & Fischer Ingenieure GmbH

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Mr. Torsten Fischer is founder and Managing Director of Krieg & Fischer Ingenieure GmbH. He has been active in biogas plant engineering and construction since 1993 and has broad experience with different technologies used in AD systems. Under his lead, Krieg & Fischer Ingenieure has done engineering for projects all over the world with main focus on Europe, North America and Japan, gathering more than 160 references.

Since 2009, Mr. Fischer has been recognised a publicly appointed expert witness in the field of biogas. As an expert and appraiser, he prepares technical assessments for courts, authorities, insurance companies, lawyers and consumers in the field of biogas.

 
 

If you are interested in being a speaker please email peter@woodcotemedia.com

To view the 2019 agenda click here

Sponsors & Exhibitors

We have a number of cost-effective options to suit all budgets. To discuss please contact:
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Partners


OFFICIAL MAGAZINE
Bioenergy Insight
PARTNER MAGAZINE
biofuels international

ASSOCIATION PARTNERS
greenea DEPV
Bioenergy Europe European Biogas Association
World Bioenergy Association BBE
biogasrat NNFCC
Canadian Biogas Association ibba
EUREC kompost & biogas verband
AEBIG REA
Bioenergy Australia Fachverband Biogas
Suomen Biokierto ja Biokaasu ry  

SUPPORTERS
Landwärme bmp greengas
ergar FGH
BIOKRAFT Interreg central Europe
eurogas  

MEDIA PARTNERS
Advanced Biofuels USA Alternative Energy Africa Magazine
BIOGAS WORLD greenea
F&L Asia Bio Based Press
BioRefineries Blog BIOGAS CHANNEL
German Biofuel Portal Magazyn Biomasa
Be sustainable Energybss
Green Journal Green Match
PV Europe energy central
Nonsoloambiente Magazine  

Venue

LE PLAZA HOTELS BRUSSELS

Hotel Le Plaza
Blvd Adolphe Max 118-126
B-1000 Brussels

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Save €1,395 - 3 for 2 -Only pay for 2 delegates when registering 3 from your companyThe 2021 delegate rates start from €699 for one day or €1,395 for 2 days.

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event queries & information:
Tracy Whitehead | Marketing Manager
tracy@woodcotemedia.com
+44 (0)20 8687 4138

sponsor or exhibit:
Andrew Sigamany | Sales Manager
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