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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
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Registration and welcome coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Opening Remarks and Networking Session
  • Emmanuel Desplechin - Secretary-General, ePURE
09:10 - 10:20 70 mins
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Opening Session: The Low Carbon Energy Transition and Biofuels
  • Rachel Solomon Williams - Head, Low Carbon Fuels, Department for Transport, UK
  • Christof Schernus - Vice President Business Development Research & Innovation, FEV Europe GmbH
  • Thomas Schrøder - Vice President, Biorefining , Novozymes

Ramping up ambition: the potential roles of E10 and development fuels
Electricity based fuels for a future sustainable transport and energy system
To fuel a growing world, we must utilize the sun, the wind and nature’s plants – Let’s talk energy reality!

10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
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Refreshments
10:50 - 12:20 90 mins
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International Desk: Global Ethanol Policy, Production and Trade Dynamics
  • Christoph Berg - Managing Director, F.O. Licht
  • Douglas Durante - Executive Director, Clean Fuels Development Coalition
  • Geraldine Kutas - Head of International Affairs / Senior International Advisor to the President, The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA)
  • Global ethanol and biofuel demand, trade and production
  • Beyond the Blend Wall: E15 and the Movement to Higher Blends
  • Brazil: Going for carbon credits to promote further the decarbonisation in transport
12:20 - 12:35 15 mins
Questions
12:35 - 14:25 110 mins
Conference Lunch
14:25 - 14:30 5 mins
Opening Remarks
  • Christoph Berg - Managing Director, F.O. Licht
14:30 - 15:15 45 mins
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Vision Post 2020
  • Charles-Albert Peers - CEO, Alcogroup, Chairman, ePURE
  • Joachim Lutz - CEO, CropEnergies AG, Germany
  • Eric Sievers - Director- Investments, Ethanol Europe

Policy changes and their impact on the dynamics of production, new investment and demand for biofuels. Hear from producers as they share their vison post 2020.

15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
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Refreshments
15:45 - 16:50 65 mins
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The New Push for Cellulosic and Advanced Biofuels: Availability, Readiness and Investment Appetite
  • Bernd Kuepker - DG Energy, European Commission
  • Paolo Corvo - Head of Sales & Marketing, BL Biofuels & Derivatives, Clariant
  • Mallikarjun Navalgund - President Europe and Asia-Pacific (Advanced Biofuels and Chemicals), Praj
  • Ausilio Bauen - Director, E4tech
  • Will RED2 bring about new Advanced Biofuel Investments?
  • Achieving the 3.5% target for advanced biofuels
  • Moving towards large-scale production and application of advanced biofuels
  • Commercially ready technology for advanced (2G) bioethanol
16:50 - 17:00 10 mins
Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:00 - 18:30 90 mins
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Around the World Tasting Experience

Come join us as we delve into the wonderful world of distilled spirits tasting.

18:30 - 19:30 60 mins
Drinks Reception