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    • www.greenpowerconferences.com +44 (0)20 7099 0600 8tH IntErnatIOnal EvEnt: SOLD OuT iN 2011 Hear from 11 major utilities an d plant opera tors 13-14 March 2012, Rotterdam, The Netherlands JOiN LEaDiNG uTiLiTiES aT EuROPE’S PREMiER LaRGE SCaLE BiOMaSS POWER GENERaTiON EVENT Standing Room Only in 2011 Gold Sponsor: Co-located with: Principal Sponsor: Learn from industry leading biomass power 2012 Keynote Speakers plant operators, including: Philip New, Farah Karimi, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Sean Ebnet, Director of New Business, BP Biofuels Oxfam Novib Drax Jorrit Hachmer, Vice President of Biofuel Trading & Development, RWE in 2 intense Days - attendees Will: Robert Zadora, Vice President, n Meet biomass directors from 9 major utilities, GDF Suez Polska who are responsible for biomass strategy and Neil Bailey, Head of UK Biomass, Npower sourcing Richard van den Broek, Head of Biomass Downstream n Save time and money by meeting key business Asset Development, leads under the same roof: 22% utility Vattenfall attendance at 2011’s sell out event Dr. Bernhard Graeber, Director of Renewable Energies and International Climate Projects, EnBW n Hear best practice case studies on operating Fredrik Bodecker, Head of Market Trading, profitable biomass power plants DONG Energy n Gain practical advice from investors on how to Emilio Rietmann, Managing Director, ERB overcome financial bottlenecks Karine Culerier, Senior Market Analyst, n Hear case studies to successfully build robust RWE international supply chains Maarten Gnoth, Manager of Sustainability Projects, Electrabel n Examine the latest technological advances in Calum Wilson, Managing Director, torrefaction Forth EnergyEndorsers: Official Silver Sponsor: Organised By: Offset Partner: Book Now: +44 (0)20 7099 0600 or Online: www.worldbiofuelsmarkets.com/biopower
    • "A great event" Weyerhaeuser Solutions Dear Colleague, I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend the 8th International Biopower Generation Conference. 10 KEY REaSONS TO aTTEND BiOPOWER GENERaTiON 2012 the European biomass power generation market continues to expand with utilities and energy-intensive industries converting existing coal fired plants or building new ones. Forecasts estimate that the global installed capacity of 1. utility attendance and Focus biomass could reach 150,000MW by 2030. Meet more utility representatives involved in biopower production and sourcing than at any other event this year We know that now, more than ever, constrained budgets mean you may only be able to attend one Biomass conference in 2012. So, why will this conference 2. attend World Biofuels Markets Keynote Sessions bring you the most return for your money and time out of the office? Hear global thought leaders share their views on key the 2012 event will bring together representatives from leading utilities, issues that impact the rapidly growing bioenergy developers, investors, feedstock and technology suppliers to share experiences industry and do business. In just two days, delegates will hear first-hand case studies on 3. Meet Key Decision Makers developing power plants, finance, fuel supply chains and the latest 36% of attendees at the 2011 Congress were at Board or developments in torrefaction. Director level, dont miss out on this fantastic this event has seen consistent year-on-year growth, and with 36% of attendees opportunity to meet the people who are driving the in 2011 at board or director level and 22% Utility attendance, this is an biomass power generation industry unrivalled opportunity to generate leads essential to the future success of your biomass business. 4. Gain insights into Building Robust international Supply Chains Co-located with the 7th annual World Biofuels Markets Congress, delegates will have access to the strategic keynote sessions, exhibition and networking With demand set to exceed supply in Europe, find out opportunities with 1500+ bioenergy executives. how key utilities are building robust international supply chains See you in rotterdam. 5. Meet Financiers investing in Biomass Projects Find out what investors are looking for before committing to a project in these challenging financial markets Claire Poole Event Director 6. More utility & Project Developer Case Studies Hear first-hand case studies from rWE, Drax, nPower, Electrabel, Dong Energy, Forth Energy, GDF Suez, Essent, vattenfall and Heidelberg Cement 7. Receive updates on Technological advances leaders in torrefaction and bio-coal will explore the economics of the global markets and the available supply of biomass 8. Save Time and Money: Meet Key Business Leaders under One Roof Meet leading European Utilities With our track record of bringing together major utilities and developers, you can network with many potential Biopower Generation has an excellent track record of business partners in just two days attracting major utilities and plant operators, including: 9. Gain access to 1500+ Bioenergy Professionals CEZ, Dalkia, Dong, Drax, EDF, Eesti Energia, Electrabel, ENECO, Co-located with the World Biofuels Markets Congress, Enel, EniPower, E.On, Essent Energy, Fortum, Goteborg Energi, Europe’s largest biofuels event, you will have the KMW Energi, Landkom, MVV, Npower, NV Energy, Ontario Power opportunity to network with bioenergy professionals Generation, RWE, Scottish & Southern, Vattenfall, VEaB, Veolia. from around the world Our 2012 agenda includes representatives from major utilities 10. Hear From Suppliers & Service Providers and biomass power plant operators. Join us in rotterdam and at the Biopower Generation village on the World meet key business leads in just two days and find out their future Biofuels Markets exhibition floor plans for developing biomass plants and sourcing feedstocks. access Entire Value Chain at Biopower Generation 2012: Year-on-Year Consolidated Growth 36% Board and Director Level in 2011 n 36% Board and Director level 2008 112 n 21% Senior Management 2009 102 n 11% Press 2010 130 n 10% Business Development 2011 231 n 8% Consultant/advisors n 7% researchers/analysts 2012 300* n 5% Engineers and Developers0 50 100 150 200 250 300 Attendees *targeted n 2% Finance and Investment Book Now – Call +44 (0)20 7099 0600
    • Benefit from 7+ hours of networking with bioenergy professionalsDay One: Tuesday, 13 March 13.00 networking lunch Break08.00 registration and Welcome Coffee 14.00 Building a Secure Global Biomass08.45 Chairmans Opening address Supply Chain the overarching concern of the entire biomass industry is: where will the demand for biomass come from, and who is leading the way09.00 Opening Keynote: an Outlook for with supply? this session will focus on this key issue, with an outlook from the key stakeholders in the global value chain. 2012 and Beyond • Can we expect a buyers or sellers market? Global outlook: what Since we last convened in 2011 there have been events and activities projects are coming on line in the next 3-5 years? that have changed the way we view the biomass market. this • How can the global supply chain meet the demand from the EU opening keynote session will give a blue sky thinking approach to the (driven by the rED Directive), increasing demand from the US and industry and have key players in the bioenergy space give their views Canada, and from the rapidly growing economies of China and India on the future of the biomass industry. With these factors in mind, • the role of the Utility in terms of demand and as catalysts to the what scale will the biomass industry grow to in the coming years? market • Securing your biomass supplies: how to design an effective • the effect of nuclear power phase out in Germany, Switzerland procurement strategy and this differs from coal or gas and Japan, significant reduction in EU base load power, creation of demand for biomass Jorrit Hachmer, • Global economics and new demand from asia – what affect will Vice President of Biofuels Trading, this have in medium term? • Scaling Up Market Update: an overview of key upcoming project RWE activity and developments Emilio Rietmann, • Developing trade and market instruments – can biomass ever be a Managing Director, traded commodity? ERB Brasil Dr. Bernhard Graeber, Director of Renewable Energies and International Climate Projects, EnBW James Leitheiser, Director of Biomass Business Development, & Marvin Ray Risco,10.30 networking refreshment Break President, Weyerhaeuser Solutions11.30 Beyond Carbon Policy & Sustainability 15.30 networking refreshment Break Policy changes are driving the economic attractiveness of biomass pathways, as well as affecting the areas that biomass can be 16.00 The Future of Cogeneration extracted from. Carbon policy and sustainability remain the leading factors for this, however as well as this there are other factors to With reports that coal accounts for one fifth of all greenhouse gas consider. Understanding the ecological implications of biomass emissions worldwide, it’s clear why converting coal power plants to harvesting will be the key to ensure the successful future of the co-fire with biomass is being encouraged. this session will look at industry. overcoming hurdles to retrofitting and whether converting coal power • Update on sustainability, carbon policy and GHG lifecycle plants to dedicated biomass will be possible in the near future. assessment across supply chain • How Combined Heat and Power can increase output and • Understand the development of differing sustainability maximise resources approaches: will it ever be feasible to unify the schemes to • Steps to retrofit your coal power plant to prevent closure by 2015 simplify the marketplace for both buyers and sellers? under EU’s large Combustion Plant Directive • Biomass Electricity GHG lifecycles – where do carbon emissions • Gasification and pyrolysis – getting from demonstration to occur in supply-chains and where are the opportunities for further commercial scale cost-effective reductions? • the next step: converting coal-fired power stations to burn only • Understand the affect that biomass removal has on water quality, biomass habitats, biodiversity and socio economic considerations of the Sean Ebnet, area to ensure true sustainability Director of New Business, Karine Culerier, Drax Senior Market Analyst, Richard van den Broek, Head of Biomass RWE Downstream Asset Development, Maarten Gnoth, Vattenfall Manager Sustainability Projects, Neil Bailey, Electrabel (GDF SuEZ Energy NL) Head of UK Biomass, Npower Renewables Bernard Mathieu, Director, Group Environment Strategy, 17.30 networking Drinks reception Heidelberg Cement Peter Rechberger, General Manager, European Pellet Council andre Faaij, Associate Professor, Coordinator Research Energy Supply and System Studies, Copernicus institute Book Now – Online at: www.worldbiofuelsmarkets.com/biopower
    • "I came here with a list of people I wanted to meet and met them all" vecoplanDay Two: Wednesday, 14 March 14.30 Torrefaction: The Turning Point for08.00 registration and Welcome Coffee The Biomass industry the science behind torrefaction isn’t in question – but there are Morning Plenary Keynotes: Co-located with obstacles such as the economics of scale that plague the industry of torrified biomass. this session will bring together leaders in the field to explore the economics of the global torrefaction markets and the08.45 Transitioning to a Global available supply of the biomass. Bio-economy • Global Outlook: what does the future hold for torrefied biomass or pellets outside of Europe? there are a huge number of external factors that affect our • Economics: Demystifying the mass and energy balance of transition to a global bioeconomy; oil price volatility, the lack of a torrefaction – why is there so much confusion? unified global policy, climate change, sustainability and demand. • Supply: Is there enough torrified material being produced to this session will incorporate Government and Commercial supply large scale facilities? viewpoints to look at these factors, and what we can do to ensure • the advantages and disadvantages compared to wood pellets the future of a global bioeconomy. Moderated by BBC newsnight’s Robin Zwart, Research Coordinator, ECN Jeremy Paxman. Neal Gutterson, President and Chief Executive • a closer look at trade and policy issues and the impact these are Officer, Mendel Biotechnology having on transitioning to a global bio-economy • Understand the interaction between energy policies, food systems Ewout Maaskant, Chief Executive Officer, Topell Energy and global trade 16.00 networking refreshment Break • What steps need to be taken to counteract the external influences on a global bioeconomy Robert Zubrin, Author, Energy Victory 16.30 Finance & investment: Philip New, Chief Executive Officer, BP Biofuels Entrepreneurs Forum as with all the bioenergy markets, the key issue with biomass10.15 Food vs. Fuel: The Global Debate projects is investment. this innovative Forum will bring together project developers and corporate financiers who are looking to Continues invest in biomass projects. • Opening up a dialogue between project developers and proactive Biofuels have been commercially used in some regions for up to 20 corporate financiers: let’s push things forward years, yet there is still disquiet over the impact they are having on • Understand the impact that lack of certainty over regulation and food stocks, pricing and poverty. For the first time, we will host a commodity risk is having on investment entering the supply chain fully interactive debate, moderated by BBC newsnight’s Jeremy • Hear from key investment companies re: their views on the Paxman, to allow key figureheads in the industry to give their industry and what they look for when analysing the credibility of viewpoints and debate in real time. as a delegate you will also have biomass projects your say, with Q&a from the audience throughout. • Sort the wheat from the chaff: what are the true facts and figures Fredrik Bodecker, Head of Market Trading, surrounding this debate DONG Energy • Understand what the biofuels industry is looking to achieve re: Robert Zadora, Vice President, GDF Suez Polska waste, second generation etc • Hear from biofuels detractors about their real issues with the Gavin Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer, industry and what they would like to see in the future Coolfin Partnership Farah Karimi, Executive Director, Oxfam Novib 18.00 networking Drinks reception 18.30 3rd annual Sustainable Biofuels awards11.15 networking refreshment Break11.45 Wood-to-Biopower Generation a broader look at this well-established sector – examine where the use of wood as a biomass resource fits in to the timber industry as a introduction to Bioenergy Economics & Markets whole, as well as specific market economics, efficiency, supply and Factors which impact the economics and competitiveness of Bioenergy demand in the industry. Thursday, 15 March: Day Three • Supply and demand: the real market potential from timber- Quantifying Biomass Supply derived products for biopower generation • Biomass as an energy store, including the importance of energy density. • Competition or Coexistence between the biomass and forest • Calculating the energy potential (and limits) of biomass. products industry: what’s the dynamic now and will this continue? • land use and cultivation (the fuel vs. food debate). • Understand the key challenges for the long term supply of wood • Challenges in scaling up bioenergy. • Challenges in making bioenergy sustainable and secure. for biomass Bioenergy Markets and Policies • a look at minor plant modifications for existing coal-fired power • Current bioenergy markets and trends. plants to be co-fired with wood • the competitive context of bioenergy. • Bioenergy policies and their impact on bioenergy supply and economics. Calum Wilson, • Supply chain factors. Managing Director, • Models and predictions of bioenergy’s role in future energy supply. Economic issues around Biofuels Forth Energy • liquid and gaseous biofuels, and their market context, including specific opportunities. Finn Norman Jensen, • Supply chain cost contributions; including feedstock, capital and operating costs. Global Marketing Manager, • When and where might 2nd generation biofuels be economically viable? Economic issues around Biopower andritz • Understanding power markets and how electricity is priced. • the pros and cons of biomass as a fuel for power (and heat) generation. • Small or large-scale biopower: which makes most economic sense?13.00 networking lunch Break • the costs of biopower, including lifecycle costs relative to other sources, both fossil and renewable. Book Now – Call +44 (0)20 7099 0600
    • “It was a pleasure to be part of this event” GDF Suez Build relationships and drive GOLD SPONSOR: sales at Biopower Generation the combination of a high level congress and large exhibition creates an ideal platform for you to Weyerhaeuser Solutions provides consulting meet buyers and utilities face-to-face. Sponsorship will provide an excellent opportunity to build and management services designed to support relationships with a high calibre group of potential customers and generate numerous business leads. the development, management, and commercialization of forest assets. We • Sold out conference room in 2011: this is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your expertise operate on a global scale, providing raw to 200+ high level professionals and potential clients in the industry. material supply systems and expertise to • Over 70 stands at World Biofuels Markets: the Biopower village at the congress is the fastest unlock the economic and environmental growing, and you have a chance to hold one of the various sized stands and show the 1500+ potential of forests. We work closely with companies in the energy and manufacturing attendees your position in the industry. sectors that seek to acquire forest resources • Raise your company’s profile: Branding at a Green Power Conferences event is so much more and need a service provider with extensive than on-the-day. as a sponsor, your logo will feature on the event website, brochures and knowledge of forestry, the management of marketing materials seen by thousands of industry professionals throughout the year. timberlands and biomass resources. Partnering with Weyerhaeuser Solutions provides access For more information or to discuss tailored marketing opportunities, please contact: to a highly experienced team that not only guides and advises on the proposed strategy, Paul Shearer, +44 (0)203 355 4211 but goes a step further and can support on the paul.shearer@greenpowerconferences.com implementation, executions, and ongoing management of a project. Operational expertise across the whole value chain means that Weyerhaeuser Solutions can provide support at any point on a global basis from“This is the place to land acquisition and silvicultural strategy, through to supply, delivery, aggregation,be. As a networking securing of long term agreements, and TO BiOPOWER management of manufacturing assets. learn event, it is hard to Biopower Village CONFERENCE SESSiONS more at www.wy.com/solutions find anything REGISTRATION DESK ENTRANCE BP11 BP09 SiLVER SPONSOR: similar” Poyry BP10 anDrItZ FEED & BP15 BP13 BIOFUEl designs BP02 BP14 BP03 BP08 solutions based on highly advanced key A103 BP06 BP01 machinery for biomass pelleting. Complete BP07 MAIN AUDITORIUM A104 system solutions for pelleting based on wet A102 A101 and/or green wood chips, dust and/or BP agricultural byproducts. the anDrItZ group holds technology for production of biomass A105 A201 pellets from log intake to finished pellets. A202 A301 C204 Argus TRADER’S LOUNGE B203 Media A302 Green Power B204 B201 Conferences BSH Group J.Wiley B303 B202 C101 B304 A402 SGS RSVD B301 RSVD B302 C102 EVONIK Sud Chemie DEKRA RSVD D101 A401 C203 Rockwell Automation C103 RSVD D102 RSVD TO MAIN AUDITORIUM JOil C305 Arizona Chemical C201 D103 E101 E103 C303 C202 Arizona E102 Chemical RSVD D302 C301 Neste Oil F101 E201 E204 D201 F102 BioGasol Silexport E202 E203 F103 Saybolt C401 D203 E206 D303 Andritz F201 E205 Intertek D301 D302 F201 E303 D403 Hygear F201 E301 E403 E302 D402 E502 E402 E401 D401 E501 E602 Green Power Conferences was the first to offer E601 professionally organised events focusing on the sustainability sector. Over the last eight years, we have welcomed over 13000 delegates from 138 countries and built a global database of over 1,000,000 contacts. Our expertise lies in producing high quality, interactive conferences and training courses that provide ample networking opportunities for delegates and partners alike. MEDia PaRTNERS Each event is developed by a team of market research professionalsIf you would like to partner with us, please contact Michael Chaplin for further details: who ensure our events provide in-depth discussions and the latesttel: +44 (0)20 3384 8870 Email: michael.chaplin@greenpowerconferences.com industry updates in these fast-moving sectors. With a global portfolio of 50+ events, Green Power Conferences is helping to accelerate the uptake of sustainable business practices from rio to Hong Kong. We also walk the talk, by offsetting all our commercial activities through renewable energy projects around the world. For more information please see our website: www.greenpowerconferences.com Book Now – Online at: www.worldbiofuelsmarkets.com/biopower
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