05 março - 07 março 2019
Singapore

Argus Biomass Asia and Biomass to Power Day

Argus Biomass to Power Day

Start End
  • 09:00
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  • 09:20
  • Registration and coffee
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairman’s welcome remarks Claire Pickard-Cambridge - Asia Solid Fuels Manager, Argus

Session 1: Opening session

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  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • Maximizing the value of biomass fuel – a power plant owner’s perspective Andrew Curtis - General Manager – Head of Biomass, Equis Bioenergy
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Analysing economic potentials from the optimal oil palm biomass supply chain
  • 10:30
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  • 10:45
  • Q&A
  • 10:45
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  • 11:15
  • Morning refreshments

Session 2: Latest innovations in biomass treatment and processing

Start End
  • 11:15
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  • 11:45
  • Premium EFB pellet: innovative solution for EFB treatment Arfizal Ariffin - Executive Director, Detik Aturan
  • 11:45
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  • 12:15
  • Case studies – newly built plants and flexibility of existing biomass plants: from strategy to implementation Carsten Schneider - Head Of Business Development Asia Pacific, Ramboll Energy
  • 12:15
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  • 12:30
  • Q&A
  • 12:30
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  • 14:30
  • Networking lunch

Session 3: Accelerated Module - Solid Biomass Energy Market

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  • 14:30
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  • 16:30
  • Module overview
This module offers fundamentals and economics of the biomass trade for newcomers to the markets and allows experienced stakeholders to revisit the value chain of biomass from the logistics and supply chain issues to customers’ expectations and key sustainability criteria. 

Discussion points
1. Solid biomass, the very basics
2. Fundamentals and economics of biomass trade
3. Logistics and supply chain economics
4. Typical customer expectations
5. Overview of carbonisation technologies and comparison with wood pelleting 
6. Sustainability: key criteria and certification schemes
7. Q&A

Workshop leader: Michael Wild, Principal, Wild&Partner and President, International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC)
  • 17:00
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  • 19:00
  • Pre-registration cocktail reception for Argus Biomass Asia (Sponsored by Cellmark)
(Open to all attendees) 

Argus Biomass Asia

Start End
  • 08:45
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  • 09:15
  • Registration and coffee
  • 09:15
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  • 09:20
  • Chairman's welcome remarks Sunita Sharma - Vice-President, Products, Asia, Argus

Session 1: Opening session

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  • 09:20
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  • 09:40
  • Japanese IPP's view on preferable biomass sourcing Yoshinobu Kusano - Executive Advisor & General Manager, Fuel Procurement, Biomass Energy, RENOVA
  • 09:40
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  • 10:00
  • Tapping the biomass potential in Southeast Asia – Role of eRex Singapore
Shuji Paul Yoda, Managing Director, eREX Singapore
Ryotaro Miyako, General Manager, eREX Singapore
 
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Expected demand from South Korea Ted (Minhyuk) Kim - Manager, Agri & Commodities Part (Palm Product Trading); Living Industrial Team; Trading & Investment Group, Samsung C&T Corporation
  • 10:30
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  • 10:40
  • Q&A
  • 10:40
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  • 11:15
  • Morning refreshments
  • 11:15
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  • 11:45
  • Longer-term expandability of North American supply and its reach within Asia Vaughan Bassett - Senior Vice President Sales & Logistics, Pinnacle Renewable Energy
  • 11:45
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  • 12:00
  • Increasing trade flows and demand for transparency Claire Pickard-Cambridge - Asia Solid Fuels Manager, Argus
  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • Rise in biomass power generation in Indonesia
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch

Session 2: Wood pellets supply

Start End
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • Vietnamese supply – strategies to achieve trace-ability and sustainability
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Emerging biomass supply from Thailand– what to expect Kitti Chulasamaya - CEO, BioPellets Thailand Co
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Australian biomass feedstock supply and price for Asian consumers John Ipsen - Chief Executive Officer, Biomass Global
  • 15:30
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  • 15:40
  • Q&A
  • 15:40
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  • 16:10
  • Afternoon refreshments

Session 3: Quick review of shipping and logistics

Start End
  • 16:10
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  • 16:40
  • Risk in biomass (PKS) logistics and how the supply chain management can innovate and adapt to feedstock flexibility Ryuu Lee - Biomass Trader, Renewable Energy Team, Hanwa Thailand Co
  • 16:40
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  • 17:00
  • Outlook for small and handy bulkers - challenges in shipping biomass Jayendu Krishna - Director - Maritime Advisors, Drewry
  • 17:00
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  • 17:10
  • Q&A
  • 17:10
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  • 17:20
  • Chairman’s closing remarks Sunita Sharma - Vice-President, Products, Asia, Argus
  • 17:30
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  • 20:00
  • Cocktail reception (Sponsored by ENGIE)

Open to all attendees

 

Argus Biomass Asia

Start End
  • 09:00
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  • 09:20
  • Coffee
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairman’s remarks Masaki Mita - Head of Japan Office, Argus

Session 4: Insights into PKS supply

Start End
  • 09:30
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  • 09:55
  • Indonesia – how will export taxation policies affect export volumes? Oliver Mauss - Managing Director, Asia Resource Partners
  • 09:55
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  • 10:20
  • Buyers turning to Malaysian PKS – what to look out for?
Stephen Lim, Chief Operation Officer and Dato' Joseph Lim, Founder, Global Green Synergy
  • 10:20
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  • 10:50
  • Panel discussion
  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Morning refreshments

Session 5: Financing and future demand

Start End
  • 11:10
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  • 11:40
  • Financing considerations for forestry/woody biomass projects in Asia David Gardner - Director Asian and African Investments, Global Forest Partners (GFP)
  • 11:40
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  • 12:10
  • Session to be advised
  • 12:30
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  • 12:40
  • Q&A
  • 12:40
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  • 12:50
  • Chairman’s closing remarks Claire Pickard-Cambridge - Asia Solid Fuels Manager, Argus
  • 12:50
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • End of conference