Programme
 
 
 

Topic: BIOMASS POLICIES, MARKETS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Monday, 23 June 2014
17:00 - 18:30
Session code: 4AV.3 Solid biomass supply chain strategies for increasing biobased products' economic sustainability and market competitiveness / Sustainability assessment and criteria
Session Description

High quality posters submitted to this topic. A valuable golbal overview of market strategies for an efficient woody biomass supply chain will be provided.
This session presents case studies of LCA's and applied sustainability assessments





PRESENTERS
Domenico COALOA
CRA-Research Unit for Intensive Wood Production, Transform. agroindust. products, ITALY

Economic Sustainability of Biomass for Energy Use in Italian Rural Context

Session reference: 4AV.3.4
Giacomo GIANNOCCARO
University of Foggia, STAR project, ITALY

Assessing the Feedstock Supply of Cereal Straw for Energy Purposes: A Farmer’s Stated Preference Approach

Session reference: 4AV.3.5
Christian TRINKS
Fraunhofer-Institut UMSICHT, Recycling Management, GERMANY

Analysing Locations and Business Cases for the Biobattery Concept

Session reference: 4AV.3.6
Edgardo SICA
University of Foggia, Department of Economics, ITALY

The Impact of Financial Constraints on Biomass Production: A Firm Level Data Analysis

Session reference: 4AV.3.7
Maurizio COCCHI
ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, ITALY

Full Chain Analysis of the Domestic Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain - The European Initiative Recoil

Session reference: 4AV.3.8
Jarno FÖHR
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Bioenergy Technology, FINLAND

Cost-Benefit Analysis for Forest Biomass Supply Chains by Using RFID-Technology and Interchangeable Containers

Session reference: 4AV.3.9
Gibrán Sidney ALEMÁN NAVA
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Catedra de Bioprocesos Ambientales, MEXICO

Biomass Energy Potential and Research Investment in Mexico

Session reference: 4AV.3.12
Svetlana PROSKURINA
Lappeenranta University of Technology LUT, Energy Technology, FINLAND

The Russian Wood Pellet Business: Exports to the Nordic Area.

Session reference: 4AV.3.13
Varaprasad BANDARU
University of California, Davis, Energy Institute, USA

Integrated Modeling Framework for Bioenergy Sustainability Assessment; A Case Study Determining Sustainable Biorefinery Systems in the State of California, USA

Session reference: 4AV.3.15
Nils RETTENMAIER
IFEU-Institut Heidelberg GmbH, Life Cycle Assessment: Renewable Energies, GERMANY

Sustainability Assessment for Sweet and Biomass Sorghum as Energy Crops

Session reference: 4AV.3.16
Anastasia ZABANIOTOU
University of Foggia, Agricultural University, ITALY

Criteria for the Sustainability Assessment of CHP Production Through Biomass and Waste Glycerol Gasification

Session reference: 4AV.3.17
Kees KWANT
NL Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, THE NETHERLANDS

Results of the Netherlands Programs Sustainable Biomass

Session reference: 4AV.3.18
Dorette MÜLLER-STÖVER
Technical University of Denmark, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, DENMARK

Gasification Biochar as Soil Amendment for Carbon Sequestration and Soil Quality

Session reference: 4AV.3.22
Carlo INGRAO
University of Foggia, STAR*AgroEnergy Research Group, ITALY

Environmental Assessement of an Agro-Biogas Chain a Case Study in the Province of Foggia (Italy)

Session reference: 4AV.3.24
Hermann ACHENBACH
Thünen Institute of Wood Research, GERMANY

Life Cycle Assessment of Pre-Fabricated Timber Houses Produced in Germany

Session reference: 4AV.3.26
Javier DUFOUR
IMDEA Energy, Systems Analysis, SPAIN

Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Synthetic Fuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass

Session reference: 4AV.3.31
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
08:30 - 10:00
Session code: 4BV.1 Environmental Aspects and Impacts of Bioenergy / Resource efficient bioeconomy
PRESENTERS
Massimo MONTELEONE
University of Foggia, ITALY

Agroenergy Resource Optimization According to the Law of Diminishing Returns

Session reference: 4BV.1.3
Maria MÜLLER-LINDENLAUF
IFEU - Institut Heidelberg GmbH, OPTIMA 2 OFFER, GERMANY

Life Cycle Assessment of Bioenergy from Perennial Grasses Cultivated on Marginal Land in the Mediterranean

Session reference: 4BV.1.4
Nils RETTENMAIER
IFEU-Institut Heidelberg GmbH, Life Cycle Assessment: Renewable Energies, GERMANY

Novel Biorefinery Products: Comprehensive Environmental Assessment

Session reference: 4BV.1.7
Pedro HARO
Chalmers University of Technology, Energy and Environment, SWEDEN

GHG Saving in Thermochemical Biorefineries Using Municipal Solid Waste in Andalusia

Session reference: 4BV.1.8
Srinivasiah DASAPPA
Indian Institute of Science, Center for Sustainable Technologies, INDIA

Biomass Gasification to Substitute Fossil Fuel in Food Industry

Session reference: 4BV.1.11
Gerfried JUNGMEIER
Joanneum Research, Resources Dpt., AUSTRIA

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Potential of Biofuels from Sweet Sorghum

Session reference: 4BV.1.14
Ana Luisa FERNANDO
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologia Biomassa, PORTUGAL

How Sustainable is the Production of Energy Crops in Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils?

Session reference: 4BV.1.17
Alessandro AGOSTINI
European Commission, DG JRC, I.E.T., Sustainable Transport, THE NETHERLANDS

On Farm GHG Emissions Mitigation Potential of Biogas Production from Manure, Maize Silage and Codigestion. A Case Study in the Po Valley.

Session reference: 4BV.1.19
Dorette MÜLLER-STÖVER
Technical University of Denmark, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, DENMARK

Char from Low-Temperature Gasification as a Sustainable Phosphorus Fertilizer?

Session reference: 4BV.1.20
Sandro PÜTZ
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Bioenergy and Ecological Modelling, GERMANY

A Landscape Generator Modelling Detailed and Natural Looking Land use Patterns and its Exemplary Application as Tool for Integrated Regional Environmental Impact Assessment of Energy Landscapes

Session reference: 4BV.1.21
Ioana IONEL
Politehnica University of Timisoara, MMUT, ROMANIA

Sun Photometer - Remote Sensing for Biomass Burning Aerosol Assessment

Session reference: 4BV.1.23
Angela LIBUTTI
University of Foggia, Department of Science of Agriculture, Food and Environment - STAR*AgroEnergy Research Group, ITALY

Management of Pruning Residues Both for Energy and Soil Fertility: a Win-Win Solution in a Mediterranean Olive Farm

Session reference: 4BV.1.28
Hrvoje MEDARAC
European Commission, DG JRC, Institute for Energy and Transport, ITALY

Analysis of the biomass CHP plant opportunities in Vojvodina

Session reference: 4BV.1.36
Manjola BANJA
European Commission, DG JRC, Institute for Energy and Transport, Renewable Energies, ITALY

Current and Expected State of Biomass Use for Energy Production in Albania

Session reference: 4BV.1.37
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
10:15 - 11:25
BIOMASS POLICIES, MARKETS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Session code: 4BP.1 Bioenergy in Perspective
Chairpersons:
Calliope PANOUTSOU, Imperial College London, Centre for Energy Policy and Technology, UNITED KINGDOM

PRESENTERS
Keynote presentation

Kees KWANT
NL Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, THE NETHERLANDS

A Trias Biologica for Better Biobased Policies

Session reference: 4BP.1.1
Göran BERNDES
Chalmers University of Technology, Energy and Environment, SWEDEN

Perspectives on Quantifying the Benefits of Forest-Based Bioenergy

Session reference: 4BP.1.2
Luc PELKMANS
VITO, Separation and Conversion Technologies, BELGIUM

Impact of Promotion Mechanisms for Advanced Biofuels on Biomass Markets

Session reference: 4BP.1.3
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
13:30 - 15:00
Markets, Investments & Financing
Session code: 4BO.7 Combined impact of logistic strategies and policy measures on Biobased products future market perspectives
Session Description

Papers suit well into this session for topic 4.1.



Chairpersons:
Giuliano GRASSI, European Biomass Industry Association, BELGIUM
Nicolae SCARLAT, European Commission, DG JRC, Institute for Energy - Renewable Energy Unit, ITALY

PRESENTERS
Christa KRISTÖFEL
Bioenergy2020+ GmbH, AUSTRIA

Price Cointegration in the Austrian Wood Fuel Market

Session reference: 4BO.7.1
  Invited

Session reference: 4BO.7.2
Alexander MOISEYEV
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Dept.of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, FINLAND

Impact of the Eu Res Policies on the Use of Wood for Energy and International Trade of Wood Biomass and Pellets

Session reference: 4BO.7.3
Peter TITTMANN
University of California, Berkeley, Center for Forestry, USA

Estimating Site-Specific Logistics and Land Costs for New Biorefinery Construction in the Pacific Northwest

Session reference: 4BO.7.4
Torsten SCHMIDT-BAUM
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergy Systems, GERMANY

Analysis of the Population of Small-scale Furnaces on the Example of Germany

Session reference: 4BO.7.5
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
15:15 - 16:45
Sustainability assessment and criteria
Session code: 4BO.11 Sustainability Assessment criteria and harmonisation
Chairpersons:
Rocio DIAZ-CHAVEZ, Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy, UNITED KINGDOM
Varaprasad BANDARU, University of California, Davis, Energy Institute, USA

PRESENTERS
  Invited

Session reference: 4BO.11.1
Maria HINGSAMER
JOANNEUM RESEARCH, RESOURCES, AUSTRIA

Towards a Standard Methodology for the Sustainability Assessment of Energy Systems with Algae - An European Approach in FUEL4ME

Session reference: 4BO.11.2
Ulrike EPPLER
IINAS, GERMANY

The Global Bioenergy Partnership: Sustainability Indicators for Bioenergy in Germany

Session reference: 4BO.11.3
Nikolaus LUDWICZEK
Bioenergy2020+ GmbH, Location Wieselburg, AUSTRIA

Biograce-II - Harmonised Greenhouse Gas Calculations for Electricity, Heating and Cooling from Biomass

Session reference: 4BO.11.4
Daniela THRÄN
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Bioenergy Systems Department, GERMANY

Transparency and Harmonization amongst Evaluation Methods

Session reference: 4BO.11.5
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
17:00 - 18:30
Sustainability assessment and criteria
Session code: 4BO.15 Applied sustainability assessment
Chairpersons:
Alessandro AGOSTINI, European Commission, DG JRC, I.E.T., Sustainable Transport, THE NETHERLANDS
Alexa K. LUTZENBERGER, ALRENE Engineering office, GERMANY

PRESENTERS
Eise SPIJKER
Joint Implementation Network, THE NETHERLANDS

The Sustainability of Bioenergy in a Scenario with Alternative Biomass Resource Applications

Session reference: 4BO.15.1
Hsien H KHOO
Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, Process Science and Modelling, SINGAPORE

Sustainability Assessment of Lignocellulosic Bio-Ethanol Value Chain: Carbon Footprint and Cost Analysis

Session reference: 4BO.15.2
Giacomo GIANNOCCARO
University of Foggia, STAR project, ITALY

Sustainability of Cereal Straw Production for Energy Feedstock: An On-Farm Environmental Assessment

Session reference: 4BO.15.3
Rocio DIAZ-CHAVEZ
Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy, UNITED KINGDOM

Social Concerns of Lignocellulosic Biorefinary Projects. What Needs to be Assessed?

Session reference: 4BO.15.4
Leila HARFUCH
ICONE, Research, BRAZIL

Simulating Land Use and Agriculture Expansion in Brazil: Food, Energy, Agro-industrial and Environmental Impacts

Session reference: 4BO.15.5
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
13:30 - 15:00
Biomass strategies and policies
Session code: 4CO.7 Biofuels Policy
PRESENTERS
  Invited

Session reference: 4CO.7.1
Laura LONZA
European Commission, Joint Research Centre, ITALY

EU Renewable Energy Targets in 2020: Analysis of Scenarios for Transport. The JEC Biofuels Programme

Session reference: 4CO.7.2
Stephen KAFFKA
University of California, Plant Sciences, USA

Performance Based Biofuel Regulations Provide a Rational Basis for Sustainability Assessment

Session reference: 4CO.7.3
Shiyan CHANG
Tsinghua University, P.R. CHINA

The Role of Biofuels Towards Sustainable Automotive Energy System in China

Session reference: 4CO.7.4
  Invited

Session reference: 4CO.7.5
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
15:15 - 16:45
Environmental impacts of bioenergy
Session code: 4CO.11 GHG balances and land use aspects of bioenergy
Session Description

This session will present and discuss results from analyses of GHG emissions (focus on woody biomass), and land use aspects of bioenergy.



Chairpersons:
Uwe R. FRITSCHE, IINAS, Scientific Director, GERMANY
Berien ELBERSEN, Alterra, Spatial knowledge systems

PRESENTERS
Mirjam ROEDER
Tyndall Centre, UNITED KINGDOM

How Certain are Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Bioenergy? Life Cycle Assessment and Uncertainty Analysis of a Eucalyptus-to-Electricity Supply Chain

Session reference: 4CO.11.1
Monica PADELLA
European Commission - Joint Research Center, Institute for Energy and Transport, ITALY

Alternative Approaches to Estimate Land Use Change Due to Biofuels Demand

Session reference: 4CO.11.2
Helen WEST
University of Nottingham, School of Biosciences, UNITED KINGDOM

Biochar-Mediated Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Soil Amended with Anaerobic Digestates

Session reference: 4CO.11.3
Truong NGUYEN LEE
Linnaeus University, SWEDEN

Costs of CO2 Emission Reduction - The Case of Biomass-Based District Heat Production Systems

Session reference: 4CO.11.4
  Invited

Session reference: 4CO.11.5
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
17:00 - 18:30
Environmental impacts of bioenergy
Session code: 4CO.15 Environmental Aspects of Using Residues and Wastes
Session Description

This session will address environmental Impacts from using biogenic residues (focus on soils) and wastes.



Chairpersons:
Patricia THORNLEY, SUPERGEN Bioenergy, Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester, Tyndall Centre, UNITED KINGDOM

PRESENTERS
Jacopo GIUNTOLI
European Commission, DG JRC, Institute for Energy and Transport, THE NETHERLANDS

Is Bioenergy from Residues and Wastes Really and Always Sustainable? Qualitative Assessment for Policymakers.

Session reference: 4CO.15.1
Konstantin ZECH
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Biorefineries, GERMANY

KACELLE: Environmental and Economic Assessment of a Lignocellulose-Based Bioethanol Plant with Inbicon-Technology

Session reference: 4CO.15.2
Richard SIKKEMA
European Commission, DG JRC, ITALY

The Cascaded use of Harvested Wood Products Compared with the Use of Wood for Energy - Case Study Canada

Session reference: 4CO.15.3
Abhishek TIWARY
University of Southampton, Faculty of Engineering & the Environment, UNITED KINGDOM

Developing Anaerobic Digestion Best Practice for Environmental Burden Minimization from Digestate Soil Application: Field Assessments in India

Session reference: 4CO.15.4
Pasquale GAROFALO
University of Foggia, ITALY

Cereal Straws for Energy Conversion: A Regional Assessment to Preserve Soil Organic Carbon and Decrease GHG Emissions

Session reference: 4CO.15.5
Thursday, 26 June 2014
08:30 - 10:00
Biomass strategies and policies
Session code: 4DO.3 Regional policies and strategies for bioenergy implementations


PRESENTERS
Alexandra PURKUS
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Department of Economics, GERMANY

Handling Uncertainty in Bioenergy Policy Design - A Comparative Case Study Analysis of the UK and Germany

Session reference: 4DO.3.1
Jyrki RAITILA
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Bioenergy Dpt., FINLAND

Promoting Regional Bioenergy Initiatives

Session reference: 4DO.3.2
Fabian SCHIPFER
University of Technology Vienna, Energy Economics Group, AUSTRIA

Deployment Strategies for Solid Sustainable Energy Carriers from Biomass by Means of Torrefaction

Session reference: 4DO.3.3
Emmanuel KOUKIOS
NTUA, CHMICAL ENGINEERING, GREECE

A Handbook of Best Practices for Bioenergy Applications

Session reference: 4DO.3.4
Maurizio PROSPERI
University of Foggia, Dept. SAFE - STAR AgroEnergy Group, ITALY

Is the German Bioenergy Village Model Suitable to Design Local Agroenergy Districts in EU Rural Areas?

Session reference: 4DO.3.5
Thursday, 26 June 2014
10:15 - 11:45
Biomass strategies and policies
Session code: 4DO.6 Global bioenergy policies
Chairpersons:
Géraldine KUTAS, UNICA, Senior Advisor for International Affairs, BRAZIL

PRESENTERS
George ANTOS
National Science Foundation, Engineering Directorate, USA

Drivers of Investment Policy in Biomass Research and Development at the U.S. National Science Foundation and other Federal Agencies

Session reference: 4DO.6.1
Kalyan BHASKAR
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Public Systems Group, INDIA

Long Term Scenarios For Bio-Energy In India

Session reference: 4DO.6.2
  Invited

Session reference: 4DO.6.3
  Invited

Session reference: 4DO.6.4
Srichattra CHAIVONGVILAN
National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office, Policy Researcher, THAILAND

Bioenergy Technology Status in Thailand: Challenges and Opportunities

Session reference: 4DO.6.5
Thursday, 26 June 2014
13:30 - 15:00
Resource efficient bioeconomy
Session code: 4DO.9 Resource efficiency from feedstock to biorefinery
Session Description

Resource efficiency frameworks within biorefinery concepts and selection of efficient biomass supply chains with good potential for regional added value and job creation



Chairpersons:
Luc PELKMANS, VITO, Separation and Conversion Technologies, BELGIUM
Mirjam ROEDER, Tyndall Centre, UNITED KINGDOM

PRESENTERS
Gerfried JUNGMEIER
Joanneum Research, Resources Dpt., AUSTRIA

Facts, Figures and Integration of Biorefineries in a Future BioEconomy - Findings in IEA Bioenergy Task 42 "Biorefining"

Session reference: 4DO.9.1
Nils RETTENMAIER
IFEU-Institut Heidelberg GmbH, Life Cycle Assessment: Renewable Energies, GERMANY

Integrated Sustainability Assessment of Novel Biorefinery Products

Session reference: 4DO.9.2
  Invited

Session reference: 4DO.9.3
Calliope PANOUTSOU
Imperial College London, Centre for Energy Policy and Technology, UNITED KINGDOM

Socioeconomic Opportunities of Cropped Biomass for the Biobased Economy in Europe

Session reference: 4DO.9.4
Francis C. BERGERON
Université de Genève, Institute for Environmental Science, SWITZERLAND

Evaluation of the Coherence of the Waste Wood Management in Switzerland by Qualitative and Quantitative Approach

Session reference: 4DO.9.5
Thursday, 26 June 2014
13:30 - 15:00
Session code: 4DV.3 Biomass and Bioenergy Strategies and Policies
PRESENTERS
Jie XU
Guangzhou Insitute of Energy Conversion, P.R. CHINA

Regionalized Incentive Policy Recommendation for Biomass Pellets and Briquettes Production in China

Session reference: 4DV.3.2
Vishal Chandr JAUNKY
Luleå University of Technology, Economics Department, SWEDEN

Are Shocks to Wood Fuel Production Permanent? Evidence from the Eu

Session reference: 4DV.3.4
Henning HAHN
Fraunhofer IWES, Bioenergy System Technology, GERMANY

Technical and Economical Assessment of Demand-Driven Biogas Supply Concepts for Balancing Power Generation

Session reference: 4DV.3.5
Tomohiro TABATA
Kobe University, Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, JAPAN

Methodology for Future Renewable Energy Production to Focus on Human Resource Management

Session reference: 4DV.3.7
Emmanuel KOUKIOS
NTUA, CHMICAL ENGINEERING, GREECE

1st Sahyog Summer School (S3): Stimulating Research Cooperation Between Europe and India on Recent Developments on Biomass and Biowaste Conversion.

Session reference: 4DV.3.8
Rita MERGNER
WIP Renewable Energies, Biomass, GERMANY

Enabling Legislation to Increase Public Acceptance for RES Projects Across Europe - Co-Power

Session reference: 4DV.3.9
Ricardo Andres ORTIZ GUTIÉRREZ
University of Padova, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, ITALY

A Game-Theory Approach for the Analysis and Optimization of Biofuel Supply Chains

Session reference: 4DV.3.12
Vincent BERTRAND
Climate Economics Chair, FRANCE

Electricity Production from Biomass in Europe: Technical Potential and Associated Co2 Abatement

Session reference: 4DV.3.13
Simone PEDRAZZI
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", ITALY

Biomass Gasification of Agricultural By-Products as a Pioneer Technology for Energy Development in a Village Located in the Division of Ménoua, Cameroon.

Session reference: 4DV.3.14
Pol ARRANZ-PIERA
Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Institut de Sostenibilitat, SPAIN

Feasibility Study of Biomass Hybrid Micro-Plants for Mini-Grid Based Electricity Services in Rural Communities in Ghana

Session reference: 4DV.3.16
Lesya MATIYUK
Agency for Renewable Resources, EU and International Cooperation, GERMANY

Perspectives for the Development of The Bioenergy Sector in the Russian Federation and Ukraine - Cooperation Project Bio-Prom

Session reference: 4DV.3.23
Kees KWANT
NL Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, THE NETHERLANDS

Strategic Advise on Biobased Research in Europe and India

Session reference: 4DV.3.25
Ji Hye JO
Korea Environment Institute, Division of Resource Circulation, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Policy Directions for Popularization of Biomethane in South Korea

Session reference: 4DV.3.32