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Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2020

Date: 13th May 2020 - 14th May 2020 Location: Amsterdam - The Netherlands


ACI’ is pleased to announce the 5th edition of a successful series of events, now with a more specific focus & name, Biomass Trade Summit Europe. 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!



13th May 2020
14th May 2020
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Ketan Kulkarni – Delegate Sales
+91 20 48 523 141
Rohan Baryah – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+ 48 (0)61 646 7022
Hubert Sosnowski – Sponsorship, Exhibition
+48 61 646 7059
Beatriz Montero – Content
+44 20 3141 0611
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


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


If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Beatriz Montero

Tel: +44 20 3141 0611

Email: [email protected]

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:

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


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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.


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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.

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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).

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

ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Hubert Sosnowski

Tel: +48 61 89 87 059

Email: [email protected]


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