BIOFUEL SUMMIT, European Summit for Biofuel Industry (BIOFUEL SUMMIT)

Venue: Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid

Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Event Date/Time: Apr 17, 2007 End Date/Time: Apr 18, 2007
Registration Date: Apr 17, 2007
Early Registration Date: Apr 17, 2007
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Description

EUROPEAN SUMMIT FOR BIO FUEL INDUSTRY
European Congress on Feedstock growth, supply and imports for bio diesel


Place: Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid

Dates: 17th and 18th of April 2007

Contents:Feedstock, Plant Technology and Equipment, Global Energy, legislation and government programs, Commerce and Sales, Environmental aspects.

Target Aud.: Professional stakeholders, plant builders, financers, consultants, government officials, chemical engineers, marketers and professional users/buyers of bio fuels, Academic Field and interested Media.

Goal: To share knowledge, experience and insights at this conference on key areas concerning bio fuel industry professionals, researchers, and automotive, petroleum and government officials.
This event will offer a comprehensive bio fuels update for the industry, starting with feedstock analysis, going over the latest innovations in 1st and 2nd generation plant technology as well as building, marketing and sales opportunities and environmental issues.

Monday, 16th of April 2007

Accreditation will be opened at 19.00 h.


Day 1. Tuesday 17th of April

09.00 – 09.30 hrs Registration of Participants
09.30 – 09.45 hrs Inauguration by Ms.Esperanza Aguirre, President of the Community of Madrid (*)
09.45 – 10.00 hrs Inauguration speech on behalf of Mr. Juan Antonio Rubio Rodriguez, General Manager of CIEMAT, Environmental and Technological Energy Investigation Centre

I. Feed stock

Moderator: Mr. Manuel Bustos Mancera, Spanish Renewable Energies Association, Appa Bio fuels

10.00 – 11.00 hrs Organisation: MALAYSIAN PALM OIL BOARD
*to be confirmed

11.00 – 11.30 hrs Break 1

11.30 – 12.30 hrs Organisation: VERBAND DER DEUTSCHEN BIODIESEL HERSTELLER (VDB)
Title: German Bio Diesel Market, Experiences of a market leader
Speaker: Mr. Andreas Bodenmüller, member of VDB and SBE Swiss Bio energy AG

12.30 – 13.15 hrs Organisation: MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND PRODUCTION OF ARGENTINA REPUBLIC
Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and food
Title: Bio fuels National Program
Speaker: Ing. Andrés Leone, Bio fuels National Program
Lic. Miguel Almada, Bio fuels Nacional Program

13.15 – 14.00 hrs Organisation: EUROPEAN BIODIESEL BOARD, EBB
*speaker to be confirmed

14.00 – 15.30 hrs Lunch

II. Plant Technology and Equipment


Moderator: Mr. Michel Bloch, Responsible Marketing and Renewable Energies AXENS, IFP Group technologies

15.30 – 16.00 hrs Organisation: AXENS IFP GROUP TECHNOLOGIES
Title: The latest technology for bio diesel plants
Speaker: Mr. Michel Bloch, Marketing Manager

16.00 – 16.30 hrs Organisation: GEKAKONUS GmbH
Title: Heat technology for bio diesel plants
Speaker: Mr. Holger Niendorf, Dipl. Ing.

16.30 - 17.00 hrs Break 2

17.00– 17.30 hrs Organisation: ACCIONA
Title: Experience of a Leader Company in the production of Bio fuels
Speakers: Mr. Alfonso Ezquerro, Responsible Product Engineering Department
Ms. Cristina Perez, member of Product Engineering Department

17.30 – 18.00 hrs Organisation: WIGHT ENERGY
Title:The experience of a biodiesel plant
Speaker: Mr. George Wight, Chairman of the Wight Energy Group(*)

18.00 – 18.30 hrs Roundtable on feedstock development needs and demand of bio diesel in Europe, equipment and technology

Day 2, Wednesday 18th of April

III. Energy legislation and governmental programs for renewable energy

Moderator: José Manuel Ramirez Copeiro del Villar, Subdirector Gral.Assistant of the Fuel Department, Ministry of Industry

09.30 - 10.15 hrs Organisation: DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR ENERGY AND TRANSPORT, European Community, Directorate D, New and Renewable sources of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Innovation
Title: European Bio diesel strategy towards 2012
Speaker: Mr. A. Lucas Werring, Manager Directorate D

10.15 - 11.00 hrs Organisation: SPANISH MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, TOURISM AND COMMERCE
Title: Spanish energy politics on fuels
Speaker: Mr. José Manuel Ramirez Copeiro del Villar, Subdirector Assistant of the Fuel’s General Subdepartment
11.00 – 11.30 hrs Break

11.30 – 12.15 hrs Organisation: TAX ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AGENCY
Title: Spanish tax legislation on biofuels
Speakers: Mr. Nicolás Bonilla Penvela, Director
Mr. Vicente García Nacher, Subdirector General, Department of Customs and Special Taxes

12.15 – 13.00 hrs Roundtable

13.00 – 15.00 hrs Lunch break

IV. Sustainability

15.00 – 15.45 hrs Organization: NGO of the sector

15.45 – 16.30 hrs Organization: Renowned company of the car industry

16.30 – 17.15 hrs Organization: MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION COMPANY OF MADRID, EMT(*)
Title: The use of Bio fuels in Public Transportation
Speaker: Mr. Pedro Calvo, President of the EMT(*)

17.15 – 17.30 hrs Closing ceremony on behalf of Mr. Jaime Alejandre, General Director of Environmental Quality and Evaluation – Ministry of Environment (*)

*To be confirmed


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Attendance fee for the Biofuel Summit:

Conference _________________400 €

I hereby agree to the following Cancellation Policy: Three weeks or more prior to the event -200€ administration fee will be charged. No refunds less than 3 weeks prior to event. All cancellations must be in writing.

Mode of Payment:

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Bank: Santander Central Hispano
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For additional information on the Conference or on special flight/travel offers and hotel accommodation please contact the Bio fuel’s Summit Secretariat:


Biofuel Summit Secretariat
www.biofuelsummit.info
Email: info@bakencom.es
Tel.: +34 902 36 41 49
Fax : +34 972 35 53 14

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Av. de la Capital de España Madrid, s/n
Madrid
Madrid
Spain
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