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6th Annual

EU Biofuels Seminar

April 26, 2017 • Grand Hotel Kempinski • Geneva, Switzerland

<p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-LEFT: 0; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px">6th Annual</p> <p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 0; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px; line-height: 120%;"> <span class="eventheader" style="line-height=110%"> <strong>EU Biofuels Seminar</strong> </span> </p> <p class="body" style="MARGIN-TOP: 10px; MARGIN-LEFT: 0; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px;"> <b>April 26, 2017 • Grand Hotel Kempinski • Geneva, Switzerland</b> </p> <BR>

Benefit from the insights of regional industry leaders, including:

Emmanuel Desplechin

Emmanuel Desplechin

Secretary General,

Aaron Berry

Aaron Berry

Head of Market Research & Analysis,
Department for Transport, UK

Kevin McGeeny

Kevin McGeeny


Greg Archer

Greg Archer

Clean Vehicles Manager,
Transport & Environment

George Hayes

George Hayes

Head of Global Renewable Fuel Marketing,

Robert Boyd

Robert Boyd

Manager, Environment – Alternative Fuels,

At a time of increased market uncertainty, this focused one day event returns for its 6th edition to debate the very latest issues impacting the European biofuels industry. It will provide a comprehensive overview of the European and global biofuels and feedstock markets, particularly in relation to discussing strategies to sustain growth pre and post 2020.

Gathering Europe’s leading producers, feedstock suppliers, traders, brokers, investors and end users today, this Seminar will provide you with an excellent platform to debate the very latest developments, market challenges and assess new business opportunities with 25 expert speakers.

We hope that you can join them by clearing your busy schedule on April 26 to visit Geneva to network, learn and obtain key insights.

Agenda highlights:

  • Big picture: Macroeconomics and oil fundamentals – Analyzing the impacts on the European biofuels business case along with Brexit and the US presidential election with S&P Global Ratings
  • Policy developments, challenges and new opportunities – Update on progress made on 2020 targets and clarifying the post 2020 environment along with the impact of electric vehicles on biofuels with the EC, ePure, EWABA, OMV, DoT – UK, Starsupply, ISCC System and T&E
  • Biofuels feedstock under the microscope – Examining the advanced biofuels capable of large-scale production with Nordic Green, Gevo, LanzaTech and IATA
  • Innovations in biofuels technology – Exploring development of bio-energy with carbon capture and storage technology with the IEA
  • Latest developments in markets and trading – Examining the supply and demand balance worldwide, and changes in trade flows and export potentials with North European Oil Trade Oy, PETROTEC and CHS
  • Best practices from abroad – Latest developments, challenges and lessons to learn from Latin and North America, Asia and Africa with UNICA, Engelhart CommoditiesTrading Partners and Jatropha Africa

Event overview

  • Session 1: Policy
  • Session 2: Feedstock markets
  • Session 3: Pricing and trading
  • Session 4: International outlook

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Grains Seminar

Exchanging value in the grains market

April 26, 2017   | Grand Hotel Kempinski   | Geneva, Switzerland

This new event will highlight the key issues surrounding the global grains markets, draw out the key implications for those involved, both regionally and globally, and give attendees a knowledgeable point of view to support informed decision making and trading decisions. A unique opportunity for wider team members as we launch our first ever Grains Seminar.

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This event regularly attracts in excess of 100 delegates each year from across the European biofuels value chain, including:

Who Attends:

  • ACP Polska
  • Argus Media
  • Astra Bioplant
  • BDI - BioEnergy International
  • Bio Oil Development
  • Bio Oil Group
  • Borregaard
  • Braskem
  • Braskem Netherlands
  • Cargill
  • Dropet
  • E4Tech
  • Elin Biofuels
  • Enagro, a.s.
  • Envien International
  • ePURE
  • European Commission
  • Evonik Performance Materials
  • Filhet Allard Maritime
  • Galp Energia
  • GCN Shipbrokers
  • Green Biofuels Ireland
  • Groupe Reussir - Societe ABC
  • HRG Polska
  • IFP Energies nouvelles
  • INA-Industrija Nafte
  • ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification system
  • Lantmännen Agroetanol
  • LMC International
  • Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse
  • Mabanaft
  • Malaysian Palm Oil Council
  • Merk Trade
  • MLEX
  • MOL
  • MOL Group
  • N.W.B.
  • Neste
  • North European Oil Trade
  • Novozymes
  • OMV Refining & Marketing
  • Perstorp BioProducts
  • Petrogal
  • Petrotec
  • Petrotec
  • PKN Orlen
  • Platts Agriculture
  • Port of Amsterdam
  • Raizen Trading
  • St1 Biofuels
  • Starsupply
  • Statoil Refining Denmark
  • Sucden
  • Tallage/Strategie Grains
  • Total Supply Marketing Services
  • Trafin Oil
  • University of Toronto
  • UPM Biofuels

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Sponsored by:

Renewable Energy Group

Port of Amsterdam

Supported by:

Biofuels International

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Ways to register

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7176 6300

Speaking opportunities, contact:
Matthew Secker
Tel: + 44-20-7176-6671

Sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Daniel Davies
Tel: + 44-20-7176-6229

Media inquiries and any additional information, contact:
Baron Kootstra
Tel: +44-20-7176-3486

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