The Programme

 

Programme in PDF version Biocarbon Summit Programme_final


MONDAY 04/12/2023

09:00-16:30 Study tour: optional visit of Perpetual Next torrefaction plant (fully booked)

17:00-19:00 Networking drinks reception (Hotel Okura, Amsterdam)

TUESDAY 05/12/2023 (Hotel Okura, Amsterdam)

08:00 Registration & welcome coffee

09:00 OPENING

Setting the scene
The use of woody and agricultural biomass in heavy industry and aviation - supply, demand and outlook
Fiona Matthews, Director, Hawkins Wright

Biomass reductants for metals production
Supply and demand for biomass reductants for metals production -panel discussion
- Andrew Johnson, Vice President, TSI
- Laurent Joncourt, Project Director Bioreduction, ERAMET
- Philipp Hauser, Business Development Director, SOLER
- Nando Leerentveld, Carbon Reduction Strategy Manager, TataSteel
- Steve Sirdey, European Buyer Alternative Reductants & Biomass, ArcelorMittal
- Moderator: Rachael Levinson, Associate Director, Hawkins Wright

Understanding carbon markets
The role of EU ETS, CBAM and voluntary carbon markets in driving heavy industry decarbonisation
Simon Göß, CEO, Carboneer

NETWORKING BREAK

Biomass in heavy industry

Pathway to a Negative CO2 by 2050 in the lime industry
Rodolphe Nicolle, Secretary General, EuLA

Addressing the specific needs of heavy industry with advanced biomass
Erik Huis, CEO, Perpetual Next

The role of traders to overcome biomass supply chain challenges

Damien Speight, Vice President & Head of Green Carbon and Renewable Fuels, Javelin Global Commodities

Supply and demand for biomass in heavy industry - panel discussion
- Erik Huis, CEO, Perpetual Next
- Rodolphe Nicolle, Secretary General, EuLA
- Damien Speight, Vice President & Head of Green Carbon and Renewable Fuels, Javelin Commodities
- Nicole Van Klaveren, Partner, &Flux
- Moderator: Fiona Matthews, Director, Hawkins Wright

NETWORKING LUNCH

Biomass for SAF and other biofuels production
Potential in biomass for decarbonising the aviation sector
Floor Vogels, Project Lead, SKYNRG

Supplying woody biomass for SAF application: a supplier’s perspective
Jens Wolf, General Manager Europe, ENVIVA

SAF production plants using biogenic feedstock
Simon Owen, Engineering & Technical Director, Alfanar

SAF production in UK: SPEEDBIRD project
Neil Hindle, Chief Technical Officer, Nova Pangea Technologies

Using woody and agricultural biomass to make SAF and biofuels - panel discussion
- Neil Hindle, Chief Technical Officer, Nova Pangea Technologies
- Simon Owens, Engineering & Technical Director, Alfanar
- Floor Vogels, Project Lead, SKYNRG
- Jens Wolf, General Manager Europe, ENVIVA
- Moderator: Fiona Matthews, Director, Hawkins Wright

Supplying biomass to new industrial users
The Transformative Potential of Sustainable Biomass
Nicholas Dottino, CEO, Graanul invest

Biomass availability and security of supply in fast changing market - from global perspective
Patrick Kongsbak-Dahl, Head of business development, CM Biomass

The importance of sustainability certification in ensuring ETS compliance
Carsten Huljus, CEO, SBP

Supplying woody and agricultural biomass to heavy industry - panel discussion
- Jan Groeneveld, Biomass Sourcing Manager, UNIPER
- Mihkel Jugaste, Chief Sustainability Officer, Graanul invest
- Victor Smith, Head of Alternative Biomass Portfolio, CM Biomass    
- John-Paul Taylor, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, ENVIVA
- Moderator: Rachael Levinson, Associate Director, Hawkins Wright

NETWORKING BREAK

Biochemical and biomaterials: the biorefinery model
Biomass, a versatile material for refinery applications
Peep Pitk, CDO, FIBENOL

Biomass and Carbon Capture
Carbon Capture, a key solution for industry decarbonisation
Michalis Agraniotis, Business Development, Decarbonisation Business, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries EMEA

Taking BECCS to the market - are you ready for Net Zero?
Erik Rylander, head of CDR, Stockholm Exergi

Drax’s BECCS projects in Europe and beyond
Arabella Freeman, Director of Biomass Strategy, Drax

Opportunities with BECCS and CDR - panel discussion
- Michalis Agraniotis, Business Development, Decarbonisation Business, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries EMEA
- Arabella Freeman, Director of Biomass Strategy, Drax
- Laura Lundell, Business Development Director, UPM
- Erik Rylander, Head of CDR, Stockholm Exergi
- Pim Van Keep, Regional Sales Director, AKER
- Speaker to be confirmed, Drax
- Moderator: Brodie Govan, Voyage Power

17:30 CLOSING REMARKS




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