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This introductory workshop is aimed at new entrants of the biomass industry. Attending will help you to advance your knowledge on the fundamentals and economics of the biomass industry. Join this session to gain a thorough understanding of the current trading landscape, new policies, risk management techniques, efficiencies across the supply chain and for an examination of sustainability requirements.

INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP: TUESDAY 17 APRIL 2018

09.00
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16.30

An introduction to the wood pellet business 

 
The areas of the sector covered by the interactive workshop:

  • Solid biomass, the very basics
  • The fundamentals and economics of biomass trade
  • Logistics and supply chain economics
Michael Wild, Managing Partner, Wild & Partner 

  • Typical customer expectation
Yves Ryckmans, Chief Technology Officer, Biomass, ENGIE Lab Laborelec

  • The regulatory landscape and commercial implications on industry
  • Sustainability: Key criteria and certification schemes
Gordon Murray, Executive Director, Wood Pellet Association of Canada 
Yves Ryckmans, Chief Technology Officer, Biomass, ENGIE Lab Laborelec

  • Quality assurance and quality issues
Martin Englisch, Managing Director, BEA Institut fur Bioenergie

  • Overview of how the industrial and residential markets interact and new trends
  • New technical developments and the economics of biomass processing
Gernot Stadlober, Managing Director, Stadlober GmbH

  • Exploring forecasts, price volatility and consumer purchasing behaviours
Jean-Michel Sylvestre, Chief Executive Officer, Charmont Investments


There will be ample room to discuss your individual questions and projects or initiatives. 

Who is this workshop for:
This workshop is designed for new industry professionals in the biomass market, looking to advance their knowledge on the fundamentals and economics of the biomass industry. Those in attendance will gain a thorough understanding of the current trading landscape, new policies, risk management techniques, efficiencies across the supply chain and examination of sustainability requirements.
 
Led by:
Michael Wild, Managing Partner, Wild & Partner 
 
With contributions by:
Jean-Michel Sylvestre, Chief Executive Officer, Charmont Investments
Yves Ryckmans, Chief Technology Officer, Biomass, ENGIE Lab Laborelec
Martin Englisch, Managing Director, BEA Institut fur Bioenergie
Gernot Stadlober, Managing Director, Stadlober GmbH
Gordon Murray, Executive Director, Wood Pellet Association of Canada 

   

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If you would like to be considered as speaker or have a question about the agenda, please contact Bryony Senczyszyn

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email icon  bryony.senczyszyn@argusmedia.com

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