08 octubre - 11 octubre 2019
London, UK

Argus Biofuels

  • 08:30
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  • 09:20
  • Registration and networking
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks and antitrust disclaimer Josefine Ahlstrom - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
  • 10:10
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  • 10:30
  • How does EU renewables legislation to 2030 affect the EU ethanol industry and what are the consequences on the demand outlook? Emmanuel Desplechin - Secretary General, ePURE
  • What does RED II mean for the ethanol industry?
  • Regulatory developments increasing demand for ethanol
  • Outline of member state mandates for ethanol blending
  • 09:50
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  • 10:30
  • Panel discussion: Changes in global fuel policies and ethanol production
  • Global mandates, increasing demand for ethanol
  • Is the EU a potential outlet for US ethanol, following the end of anti-dumping tariffs
  • Spotlight on regional developments: Brazilian minimum stocks regulation, US E15, China E10, and European E10 and the challenges in E85
  • 10:10
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  • 10:50
  • Will Brazil become a net exporter? Pietro Mendes - Policy Advisor, ANP
  • Understanding RenovaBio and how industry will change?
  • Expected capacity increase and timelines
  • Where will excess products go?
  • 10:50
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  • 11:35
  • Networking break
  • 11:35
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  • 11:55
  • Does electrification benefit ethanol uptake?
  • Revised figures for electrification market share: Why have they been revised down?
  • New opportunities for ethanol from growth in hybrids market
  • Will ethanol fuel have more opportunity from use in fuel-cells?
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch break
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Trends in sugar and grains: Costs in feedstock for first generation, the solution for filling rising mandates Kona Haque - Commodities Economist, ED&F Man
  • Overview: Trends and price drivers in sugar markets
  • A summary of export/import dynamics
  • Which are the main challenges the feedstock market faces?
  • 15:00
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  • 15:40
  • Networking break
  • 14:00
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  • 14:50
  • Panel discussion: How does the industry manage volatility in ethanol pricing?
  • Outlining trends in the ethanol price for the past 3 years
  • Which have been the main drivers causing disruption and market changes in the ethanol industry?
  • How trade flows have evolved and the implications on price
  • 15:30
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  • 15:50
  • Optimising the profitability of ethanol production facilities through DDGS
  • Commercial opportunities for DDGS
  • Trends and market-drivers for animal feed
  • Challenges and opportunities in accessing the aquafeed market
  • 16:30
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  • 16:40
  • Closing remarks Josefine Ahlstrom - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
  • 16:40
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  • 18:40
  • Networking drinks reception
  • 09:00
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  • 09:40
  • Registration and networking
  • 09:40
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  • 09:50
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks and antitrust disclaimer
  • 09:50
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  • 10:10
  • What are the global implications of China's E10?
  • Chinese E10 demand and the historic relationship of Chinese ethanol production on international trade
  • Accessing hard-to-find information of ethanol production and demand levels
  • Key exports opportunities for Chinese ethanol
  • 11:50
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  • 12:30
  • Roundtables
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • European E10: Current uptake plans and implications on ethanol demand Alberto Carmona Bosch - CEO, NixAl Commodities
  • What have been the main hurdles in implementing E10 across Member States?
  • Successes in E10 use
  • E85 in Sweden: How did they do it successfully?
  • 10:00
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  • 10:25
  • Bio-Methanol: Increasing second-generation biofuels in petrol Kevin Struve - Executive President, OCI
  • RED II ambitions for second-generation biofuels
  • Advantage of bio-methanol use alongside ethanol
  • 10:50
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  • 11:10
  • Networking break
  • 12:20
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  • 12:30
  • Closing remarks
  • 12:30
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  • 13:40
  • Lunch break