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Lignofuels Americas 2020: Conference Chair Confirmed

Lignofuels Americas 2020 is pleased to announce that Steve Hartig, Advisor/Consultant of Hartig LLC will be joining the conference as Chair.

Steve will also speak in Session 1 in the morning of Conference Day 1 entitled ” Market Analysis & Forecast: US & The Americas” focusing on:

  •  Is commercial-scale lignofuel production on the horizon in the Americas? Assessing the lessons learned from demo and pilot plant activity and how these can be applied during commercial deployment of the technologies
  • In-depth analysis of the key drivers for market growth in lignofuels in the Americas?
  • Production capacity update & forecast
  • Where do lignofuels sit alongside alternative transportation fuels such as gasoline & diesel, oleofuels, e-fuels, hydrogen and batteries?

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Matthew Folmar, Laboratory Manager, Western Plans Energy LLC
  • Dr. Peter Hawighorst, ISCC System GmbH
  • Perry Toms, CEO, Steeper Energy
  • Ludo Diels, Research Leader, VITO
  • Blake Simmons, Division Director, Biological Systems & Engineering, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Mojgan Nejad, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
  • David Gardels, Partner, Husch Blackwell

Key Topics Include:

  • Detailed assessment of market growth and opportunities in the US and across the rest of the continent
  • Policy & regulatory changes impacting the lignofuel industry
  • Ensuring a reliable & sustainable feedstock supply
  • Showcasing cutting-edge technology developments
  • Integrated production of fuels & chemicals: the biorefinery approach
  • Production plant owner/operator case studies
  • Sustainable aviation fuel from lignocellulosic biomass
  • Investment trends and the nature of investors past, present & future

For information or registration please contact : Angeliki Oikonomou on + 44 (0)203 141 0610

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