Following the success of last year’s conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with exclusive site visits to BTG-BTL Empyro Pyrolysis Plant & Bioprocess Pilot Facility (BPF) we are delighted to be hosting Lignofuels 2019 Conference on 13th & 14th February in Oslo, Norway.
Now on its 11th edition, the two day conference will once again bring together key lignofuels stakeholders to join our forum discussions and networking, including leaders from advanced generation biofuels companies from across the globe represented by Technical, Strategic and Business Development Executives from First and Advanced Generation Biofuels Producers, Oil Refiners, Process Technology Providers, Enzyme Developers, Engineering Firms and Agribusiness as well as Financiers, Investors, Policy & Regulators, Automotive & Aviation Industries, Consultants, Traders & Brokers and Chemical Companies.
With its interactive format and numerous networking breaks it will also provide a senior level platform for representatives of the entire value chain, allowing attendees to benefit from excellent networking opportunities.
In addition to the main two day event on Tuesday, 12th of February, a day prior the conference, limited number of conference delegates will have a unique opportunity to join an exclusive site visit to the Borregaard’s biorefinery production facility in Sarpsborg, Norway. There is no extra charge to join the site visit, although places are limited and allocated to the conference delegates on first come first served basis. Therefore, we would strongly suggest to book your place early to avoid disappointment.
Conference Proceedings Available! If you are interested in topics & presentations from the conference but could not attend the next best thing is documentation pack. N.B. Numbers of documentation packs are limited, reserve yours as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. For more information or to secure your copy of the documentation pack at £470 (inc.P&P) please click here
We would like to invite you to join us for exclusive tour as we go to visit Borregaard’s production facility in Sarpsborg, Norway
The bioethanol that is produced in Borregaard’s biorefinery is based on extracting sugar from wood (spruce), which is then fermented to make ethanol. Ethanol is one of several products coming out of the total process. The pulp for specialty cellulose is produced by cooking spruce chips with acidic calcium bisulfite cooking liquor. After concentration of the sulfite spent liquor, the sugars are fermented and ethanol is distilled and dehydrated to get absolute ethanol. The lignin (binding agent in wood) is modified to a broad range of product applications. Lignin is also raw material for the production of vanillin, the vanilla flavour. Borregaard is the only producer of wood based vanillin.
There is no extra charge to join the site visit, although places are limited and allocated to the conference delegates on first come first served basis. Therefore, we would strongly suggest to book your place early to avoid disappointment
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:
Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0612
Email: [email protected]
Technical, Strategic and Business Development Executives from First and Advanced Generation Biofuels Producers, Oil Refiners, Process Technology Providers, Enzyme Developers, Engineering Firms and Agribusiness as well as Financiers, Investors, Policy & Regulators, Automotive & Aviation Industries, Consultants, Traders & Brokers and Chemical Companies
Olav Mosvold Larsen, Senior Advisor, Strategy & Development – Avinor
Gisle Løhre Johansen, Senior Vice President R&D & Business Development
Executive Vice President Fine Chemicals, Borregaard
Laszlo Domokos, Global Account Manager – CRI Catalyst Company
Geir H Ingeborgrud, CEO, Eco-1 Bioenergy AS
Kyriakos Maniatis, Principal Administrator – European Commission DG ENERGY
Bart Hellings, Head of Innovation, GoodFuels
Mikala Grubb, Senior Business Development Manager, Refinery – Haldor Topsoe AS
Pharoah Le Feuvre, Renewable Energy Division, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Erik C. Wormslev, Director – Innovation, NIRAS
Timo Huhtisaari, Sustainability Director, North European Oil Trade Oy (NEOT)
Oskar Sieking, Business Manager – Filters – Outotec Oy
Timo Hermonen, Sales Director – Pöyry Finland Oy
Anders Edling Hultgren, General Manager Biorefinery – SCA Energy AB
Monica Normark, Project Manager & Development Engineer – SEKAB E-Technology AB
Misha Valk, Head Of Business Development – SkyNRG
Henrik Brodin, Strategic Business Development Manager, Södra Innovation & New Business
Rune Gjessing, CEO, Silver Green Fuel/Statkraft AS
Perry Toms, CEO – Steeper Energy
Patrick Pitkanen, Director Advanced Fuels, St1 Biofuels Oy
Jessica Nordin, Climate And Land Use Strategist – Sveaskog
Sören Eriksson, Head Of Product Development – Preem AB
Rolf Hogan, Executive Secretary – Roundtable On Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB)
Sven Löchen, CEO – RenFuel
Sari Mannonen, Vice President – UPM Biofuels
Marko Janhunen, Director, Public Affairs UPM & Chair, Leaders Of Sustainable Biofuels, LSB, UPM The Biofore Company
Anne Marit Post-Melbye, Adviser Renewables & Industry – ZERO
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If you would like to be an official Media Partner for ACI’s Lignofuels 2019, please do not hesitate to contact:
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“Good discussions, networking and a patient audience” (Gier Ingebroud, ECO-1 Bioenergies)
“Excellent last session (five) and overall all sessions!” (Jyrki Vähätalo, Finnish Transport Safety Agency Trafi)
“Good spirit! The event is growing and getting better every year!” (Patrick Pitkanen, ST1)
“The conference was very well attended with influential players in the biofuel space => Excellent value for money and time invested” (Perry Toms, Steeper Energy)
“Great stuff, lots of challenges” (Mark Wolthuis, VARO Energy)
“Thank you for great conference, enlightening” (Juergen Bernath, ASG Analytik-Service GmbH)
Richard Holm, Embassy Of The Kingdom Of The Netherlands In Sweden “Great event, good discussion and positive vibes! Let’s rock the world”
“Good to see industry major participation”
Soren Eriksson, Preem “Great event, lots of good stuff and good discussions”
Laszlo Domokos, CRI Catalyst Company “A great opportunity to exchange views, learn about the latest industry developments and discuss the future of the industry. Well organised!”
Bart Hellings, Goodfuels “Great event, well done getting some interesting new additions to the program compared to last year. It’s definitely one of the events we keep coming back to with great pleasure and always take interesting knowledge and contacts home. Thanks!”
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