Advanced Biofuels Conference 2019

Elite Hotel Marina Tower Stockholm
Saltsjöqvarns kaj 25, Stockholm
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September 17 - 19, 2019
08:00 - 17:00
Time zone: Stockholm, GMT+02:00
Svebio, Swedish Bioenergy Association
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Elite Hotel Marina Tower Stockholm
September 17 - 19, 2019
08:00 - 17:00
Time zone: Stockholm, GMT+02:00
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Conference programme, day 1

Wednesday, 18 September

Room: Skansen


Political strategies and visions – How to reduce transport emissions and dependency on fossil fuels (part 1)



There are many options to create policies for reducing fossil fuels, be it reduction quota or volume quota mandates or carbon pricing and taxation with tax exemption. However, there have been different and sometimes conflicting effects – what works, what does not work and why?

  Chair: Johanna Mossberg, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden johanna120px.png
  Opening address,
Gustav Melin, CEO, SVEBIO, Sweden
  The green road to a fossil free transport sector
Svante Axelsson, General Director, Fossil-free Sweden
  Biofuels – The fastest way to cleaner transport
Henrik Henriksson, President and CEO, Scania, Sweden
  Sustainable bioenergy in Latin America and Africa
Glaucia Mendes Souza, Professor / President of the FAPESP Bioenergy
Research Program BIOEN, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
  From Paris to practice – How to scale up the advanced biofuels industry
Panu Routasalo, Vice President, UPM Biofuels, Finland


Coffee, tea and networking



Political strategies and visions – How to reduce transport emissions and dependency on fossil fuels (part 2)



Great potential for ethanol production and consumption in Europe 2030
Alarik Sandrup, President ePURE - European Renewable Ethanol / Director Public and Regulatory Affairs, Lantmännen, Sweden


Taking waste based biofuels from niche to mainstream
Emanuele Fratantuono, Biofuel Trader, Renewable Energy Group, The Netherlands



The road to fossil-free transport with DHL
Ulf Hammarberg, Environmental Affairs, DHL, Sweden



General Panel Discussion






Advanced biofuels for Europe – Partnerships and challenges for business opportunities



The last 18 months have seen a surge of investment announcements into advanced biofuels. The Nordic forest industry has been a major driver but also European agriculture, as well as urban green waste and wastewater treatment plants. Will the road bend or continue straight-on?



Aviation in Norway: How to fly on biojet in 2020 and beyond
Judit Sandquist, Research scientist, SINTEF Energy Research, Norway


Developing chemistry with renewable feedstock – Looking for smart solutions!
René Backes, Business Development Specialist Renewables, BASF, Germany


The forest industry – An essential player for mitigating climate change
Katarina Kolar, Sustainability Director, SCA, Sweden



HydroFlex – The solution to production of renewable jet fuel and diesel
Mikala Grubb, Senior Business Development Manager, Haldor Topsoe, Denmark



Coffee, tea and networking



Policy and industry perspectives – Possibilities and commercialization



Find out what is behind the new surge in investments – have investors found new confidence in advanced biofuel policies and policymakers or are there other factors such as disruptive technologies that change the game?



Roll out of the pyrolysis technology throughout Europe
Gerhard Muggen, CEO, BTG-BTL, The Netherlands



100% change – In fuel and mind!
Karin Varverud, Managing Director, Energifabriken Norway, Sweden




Sunliquid – Bringing cellulosic ethanol to scale
Gloria Gaupmann, Head of Public Affairs, Technology & Innovation, Clariant, Germany



General Panel Discussion



End of day 1



Conference dinner cruise

Join us for a spectacular evening dinner cruise and enjoy a fantastic dinner while passing several islands around Stockholm. Please note that registration is mandatory. Read more about departure times and pick-up locations



Photo: Johanna Mossberg works as Focus Area Manager - Fossil Free Transport at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. She has more than fifteen years of experience in the field of sustainable transition and development of biorefineries, bioeconomy and renewable transport fuels. Most recently as Director of f3, the Swedish knowledge centre for renewable transport fuels. Photo by: Cicci Jonson, Bilduppdraget