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Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2020

Date: 9th September 2020 - 10th September 2020 Location: Amsterdam - The Netherlands

ACI’s 5th Biomass Trade Summit will be taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 9th-10th September 2020

The event will bring together senior executives and experts from the biomass trading industry, biomass producers, energy companies, policy makers, consultants, technology innovators and leading market analysts to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the industry. The two day event will give you an insight into the industry`s latest policy and regulations, recent developments in biomass technologies, biomass planning and logistics management, quality controlling and costs effective ways of transport. ACI’s 5th Biomass Trade Summit will also showcase latest policy and regulations, criteria and certification for sustainable biomass production. The event topics will provide a solid background for the two days discussion on best solutions for sustainable biomass trade in Europe.

Register now to hear insights from: Peltrade, Bioenergy Association of Finland, Ekman, Engie laborelec, Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme GmbH, Suez Trading, Baltpool, ISCC System GmbH, CM Biomass, Hinterland Management, Wild & Partner LLC, European University Institute, European Energy Exchange (EEX) and many more!


9th September 2020
10th September 2020
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Alex Sebastian – Delegate Sales
+91 9604420833
Karol Lewicki – Exhibition/Commercial Opportunities
+48 61 646 7038
Rohan Baryah – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+ 48 (0)61 646 7022
Justine Matthys – Content
+44 (0)20 3141 0608
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0601


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sustainability criteria and certification as key to sustainable biomass production
  • Policy and regulations
  • Cost Optimization of biomass transport and logistics
  • Supply chain planning and logistics management
  • An Overview of Recent Developments in Biomass Technologies
  • The importance of biomass quality controlling
  • James Behan, Director, Peltrade
  • Harry Lourikka, CEO, Bioenergy Association of Finland
  • Johan Granath, Senior Vice President Bioenergy, Ekman
  • Yves Ryckmans, CTO – Biomass and Solid Fuels, Engie Laborelec
  • Thomas Siegmund, Head of Biomass Certification, Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme GmbH
  • Jan Van Mierloo, Recycling and Recovery Europe Wood Market Director, SUEZ Trading
  • Andrius Smaliukas, Principal, Baltpool
  • Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC System GmbH
  • Mads Thomsen, Trader, CM Biomass
  • Maarten Gnoth, Director, Hinterland Management
  • Michael Wild, Principal, Wild & Partner LLC
  • Linde Zuidema, Policy Advisor Forests & Climate, Fern
  • Robert Seehawer, Senior Business Developer, European Energy Exchange (EEX)
  • Jens Price Wolf, VP Commercial, General Manager Europe, Enviva
  • Martin Bentele, CEO, Deutscher Energieholz- und Pellet-Verband e.V. (DEPV)
  • Peter Kofod Kristensen, Senior Lead Sustainability Advisor, Orsted
  • Ondrej Tarabus, Biomass Programme Manager, Deputy Director of Responsible Sourcing, NEPCon

Previous Speakers Include:

  • Nicole Van Klaveren, Business Manager Energy And Renewables, Port of Rotterdam
  • Alexander Afanasyev, Managing Director, PELTRADE
  • Simon Armstrong, Technical Director, Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP)
  • Henk Haaring, General Manager, DORSET GROUP B.V.
  • Shuja H.Zaidi, CEO & President, CHEM –ENERGY
  • Johan Granath, Senior VP Bioenergy, EKMAN GROUP
  • Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC
  • Marcel Van Heesewijk, CEO & Founder, Investancia
  • Detlef Evers, Managing Director, MVAK
  • Senior Representative, European Biogas Association
  • Michael Kottner, CEO, International Biogas And Bioenergy Center Of Competence (IBBK)
  • Alex Mason, Senior Policy Officer, WWF European Policy Office
  • Jean – Marc Jossart, Secretary General, Bioenergy Europe
  • Raf Verdonck, Chairman, Belgian Biodiesel Board
  • Simon Rodian Christensen, CEO, CM Biomass
  • Christoph Pfemeter, Managing Director, Austrian Biomass Association (ABA)
  • Marijan Kavran, Director – Cluster Manager, Croatian Wood Cluster
  • Giedrius Grinnkas, Chief Business Development Officer, BALTPOOL
  • Harri Laurikka, CEO, Bioenergy Association Of Finlad
  • Ann – Kathrin Kaufmann, Director Biobased Economy, BioCampus Straubing GmbH


Bioenergy Europe is the voice of European bioenergy. It aims to develop a sustainable bioenergy market based on fair business conditions. Founded in 1990, Bioenergy Europe is a non-profit, Brussels-based international organisation bringing together more than 40 associations and 110 companies, as well as academia and research institutes from across Europe. Bioenergy Europe is the umbrella organisation of the European Pellet Council (EPC) and the International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC). These networks have been created thanks to the internal dynamic of its members. Today, these two networks are an essential part of Bioenergy Europe’s internal organisation and bring together bioenergy experts and company representatives from all over Europe.

For more information on Bioenergy Europe visit their website.
Follow Bioenergy Europe on LinkedIn and Twitter.
For more information on European Bioenergy Future visit the website.

GREENEA – Your broker in Europe specialized in waste-based feedstock and Biodiesel

We offer brokerage services to companies producing raw materials and to companies in the Oleochemicals, Bioenergy and Biofuels sector. Our industry expertise in agriculture, renewable feedstock and market trends allows us to offer advice, solutions and bring you new customers. In this sense, Greenea brings about significant development opportunities for your company.

Our team provides services to regional biofuels producers, petroleum refineries, pet food & feed industry players, biomass power plants and traders thanks to the company’s close relationship with producers and suppliers of feedstock & Biofuels in Europe and worldwide.

Visit us at http://www.greenea.com/en/

Advanced Biofuels USA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting understanding, development and use of advanced biofuels in order to achieve energy security, military strategic flexibility, rural economic development and to mitigate climate change.  Our website, www.advancedbiofuelsusa.org, is a one-stop-shop for information about advanced biofuels for those who are new to the topic, as well as those well versed in some particular area who want to broaden their understanding of this developing industry.

Brought to you by the publishers of Biofuels International magazine, Bioenergy Insight is a new publication targeted at companies producing biomass fuel in the form of pellets and briquettes, and those using biomass fuel to produce CHP, biogas, biopower, chemicals, heat and liquid biofuels.


German Biofuel Portal is a specialized international resource for bioenergy, biofuel and biomass products. The web-portal provides up to date information about the fresh product offers, the latest technology achievements and future developments. We do our best so our customers and visitors were well informed and have clear answers for all the questions concerning biomass, biofuel and bioenergy. The main target of the project is to assist its customers in establishing new partner relationships between future biofuel consumers and suppliers.


The Institute for International Co-operation (INICOP) is a non-profit organisation. The main aim is to improve and support the worldwide co-operation of single persons and organisations in the field of research, science and technology. INICOP provides a webbased platform which summarises relevant information improving international co-operation. This shall be achieved by the collection of the following data:

  • events, conferences, fairs and workshops
  • instruments for the funding of international co-operation
  • Awards and competitions
  • organisations which are interested in the exchange of scientists, students, etc.


Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.

AltEnergyMag is an Online Trade Magazine full of News, Articles and Interviews covering the trends and breakthroughs in the Alternative Energy industry, with an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization.


ASD Media is an online media company. We provide professionals in dedicated markets with news, intelligence, and interaction opportunities. During the last five years we developed dedicated websites for events, reports, news distribution and source data, and changed the name of the ASD-Network to ASDNews to emphasize the news focus.


Power World Analysis is dedicated to bringing you the latest news and updates under Energy and Power Sector. We keep industry professionals and decision makers informed about this fast and dynamic Energy and Power market and enable them to make strategic decisions.

Variety of online marketing services and promotional activities through Power World Analysis help companies to reach to their target audience and creates brand awareness. We also deliver weekly newsletter to our subscribers.

For subscribing to our weekly e-newsletter services please visit www.powerworldanalysis.com/subscribe

Open Agriculture is an open access journal from De Gruyter’s portfolio, publishing original articles reflecting the latest achievements in agriculture and related topics. We offer an immediate publication upon completing the publishing process. Our journal is covered by Elsevier – SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) – Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

BiogasWorld is a business generation network and online marketplace, connecting product and services suppliers with project developers. We accelerate the biogas and RNG/biomethane industry worldwide.

We specialize in:

  •   Market knowledge to generate business leads efficiently
  •   Project support to find solutions
  •   Reliable network to find partners and build relations
  •   Market intelligence to support our clients’ growth

With more than 120 clients and partners from all over the world, BiogasWorld is a leader in finding solutions in biogas/RNG industry.


Wood pellets Ukrainian Biofuel Portal – is a specialized B2B platform on biomass and biofuel trade representing extensive base of suppliers and manufactures.


The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is the global organization dedicated to supporting and representing the wide range of actors in the bioenergy sector including bioenergy organizations, institutions, companies and individuals.

Since its foundation in 2008, WBA has been working to address a number of pressing issues including certification, sustainability criteria, bioenergy promotion, and the debates about bioenergy ́s impact on food, land- use and water supply. To know more about the organization and activities, check our new WBA Brochure!

Their mission is to promote the increasing utilization of bioenergy globally in an efficient and sustainable way and to support the business environment for the bioenergy companies.


  • Senior biomass trading industry representative
  • Biomass producers
  • Energy companies
  • Regulatory and policy officers
  • Industry analysts and logistics experts
  • Researchers
  • Technology providers
  • Environmental organisations
  • Consultants

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At the event we strive not only to bring you to the same location at the same time as your customers/suppliers/peers, we strive to ensure you meet face-to-face with each and every one of your target contacts and to provide you with the time you need to have multiple unhurried conversations with them and build a lasting business relationship:

• A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
• A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
• A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
• The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
• ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.



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Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2020 - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)£1,525.0010% Early Bird Discount. Standard Price £1695. Valid Only Until 17/07/2020

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