Programme
 
 
 

Topic: BIOMASS POLICIES, MARKETS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Monday, 01 June 2015
13:30 - 15:00
Session code: 4AV.1 Market Attractiveness and International Approaches for Developing Sustainable Criteria and Tools
Session Description

The attractiveness of bio-energy projects depends on many factors, often linked to policy, feedstock and contextual parameters. In this session, the techno-economic viability of different technologies and their investment interest and risks will be explored for various national markets and measurement for sustainable criteria including GHG, land use, LCA, energy and land use in an international context will be presented.





PRESENTERS
Takashi YANAGIDA
Forest and Forestry Products Research Institute, Wood Properties Dpt., JAPAN

Economic Evaluation of Woody Biomass Power Generation under FIT Program in Japan

Session reference: 4AV.1.1
Judith BÜRGER
Vienna University of Technology, Energy Economics Group, AUSTRIA

Historic Price Volatility of Woody Biomass Assortments in Selected European Markets

Session reference: 4AV.1.2
Jorge Andres MONCADA-ESCUDERO
TUDelft/Utrecht University, THE NETHERLANDS

Multi-agent Simulation of the Brazilian Bio-ethanol Market

Session reference: 4AV.1.3
Tom KUPPENS
Hasselt University, Dienst Financiën, BELGIUM

Techno-Economic Assessment Methodology for Biobased Processes

Session reference: 4AV.1.4
Jérôme LAGANIÈRE
Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, CANADA

An Economical Analysis of International Export of Wood Pellet Using Stands Killed by Natural Disturbances as Feedstock from the Boreal Forest of Quebec

Session reference: 4AV.1.5
Jorge Andres MONCADA-ESCUDERO
TUDelft/Utrecht University, THE NETHERLANDS

Analysis of the Evolution of the Biodiesel Supply Chain in Germany: An Agent Based Modelling Approach

Session reference: 4AV.1.6
Yoshio ISHIKAWA
Hokkaido Research Organization, Forest Research Dpt., JAPAN

The Influences of the Profitability by Fit Analyze by the Virtual Management Simulations of the Saw Mill

Session reference: 4AV.1.7
David CHIARAMONTI
Consorzio RE-CORD, ITALY

Used Cooking Oil as Potential Source for Aviation Biofuels: A Market Perspective

Session reference: 4AV.1.9
Svetlana PROSKURINA
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Laboratory of Sustainable Energy Systems, FINLAND

The Wood Pellets Business in Finland

Session reference: 4AV.1.10
Tina BEUCHELT
University of Bonn, Center for Development Research, GERMANY

Solving Trade-Offs Between Food Security and Biomass Use: Food Security Criteria for Biomass Sustainability Standards and Certifications

Session reference: 4AV.1.12
Ieda Kanashiro MAKIYA
State University of Campinas, School of Applied Sciences, BRAZIL

The Impact of Brazilian Public Policies on Ethanol Production based on Sustainable Practices

Session reference: 4AV.1.14
Kaija HAKALA
Luke Natural Resources Institute Finland, Production Systems, FINLAND

Renewable Energy Sustainability is not Self-Evident and Varies between Countries and Pathways

Session reference: 4AV.1.16
Douwe VAN DEN BERG
BTG Biomass Technology Group, Consultancy and project development, THE NETHERLANDS

Roadmap for Sustainability Certification of Bioliquids

Session reference: 4AV.1.17
Marcin SAJDAK
Institute for Chemical Processing of Coal, POLAND

Verification of Origin of the Material Obtained from Thermal Biomass Conversion - New Methods

Session reference: 4AV.1.21
Hung NGUYEN
International Rice Research Institute, Crop and Environmental Science Division, PHILIPPINES

An Analysis of Rice Straw Energy Balance

Session reference: 4AV.1.22
Jan BEKKERING
Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Hanze Research Centre Energy, THE NETHERLANDS

Will Implementation of Green Gas into the Gas Supply Be Feasible in the Future?

Session reference: 4AV.1.24
Arturo SANCHEZ CARMONA
Centro Investigacion Estudios Avanzados, Laboratorio de Biocombustibles, MEXICO

Sustainability Analysis of Two Biochemical Platform Processes for Lignocellulosic Biofuels Production

Session reference: 4AV.1.26
Adrian O’CONNELL
European Commission, DG JRC, ITALY

Attributing Life-Cycle GHG Emissions to Biofuels and their Co-Products: The Impact of Substitution Vs Allocation Methodology

Session reference: 4AV.1.28
Julia HANSSON
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Climate & Sustainable Cities Dpt., SWEDEN

Screening Social and Environmental Impacts in the Supply Chain of Vehicles Fuels

Session reference: 4AV.1.30
Monday, 01 June 2015
15:15 - 16:45
Session code: 4AV.2 Environmental Impacts of Bioenergy
PRESENTERS
Jan Gerrit Geurt JONKER
University Utrecht, Geosciences Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Carbon Payback Period and Carbon Offset Parity Point of Wood Pellet Production in the Southeastern United States

Session reference: 4AV.2.1
Luisa MARELLI
European Commission, DG JRC, ITALY

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Potential of Second Generation Lignocellulosic Ethanol: A Case-Study for Giant Reed and Rice Straw

Session reference: 4AV.2.2
Chun Sheng GOH
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, THE NETHERLANDS

Quantifying Direct and Indirect Drivers of Carbon Stock Changes from Land-Use Change: A New Method

Session reference: 4AV.2.12
Ana DIAS
University of Aveiro, Environment and Planning Dpt., PORTUGAL

Environmental Performance of Electricity Production from Eucalypt Forest Residues

Session reference: 4AV.2.13
Stefano CAPACCIOLI
ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, Bioenergy Division, ITALY

Environmental and Life Cycle Analysis of a Small Anaerobic Digester

Session reference: 4AV.2.15
Sebastian AUBURGER
University of Hohenheim, Farm Management, GERMANY

Regional Greenhouse Gas Assessment of Power Production Based on Biogas in Germany

Session reference: 4AV.2.17
Anna DUDEN
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, THE NETHERLANDS

Assessment of Environmental Impacts of the Wood Pellet Sector in the Southeastern United States - The Case of Carbon

Session reference: 4AV.2.18
Iris LEWANDOWSKI
University of Hohenheim, Biobased Products and Energy Crops Dpt., GERMANY

Effect of Manure-Based Ammonium Sulfate and Biochar on Biomass Yield and Soil Properties

Session reference: 4AV.2.21
Katarzyna GOLKOWSKA
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, ERIN, LUXEMBOURG

Activation of Biomass Streams from Buffer Strips Along Water Bodies - Environmental and Economic Assessment

Session reference: 4AV.2.24
Katarina RUPAR-GADD
Linnaeus University, Built Environment and Energy Dpt., SWEDEN

Mitigating the Emissions Released from Spontaneous Fires at Biomass Storages: A Footstep Towards Sustainability

Session reference: 4AV.2.26
Doris RIXRATH
Forschung Burganland, AUSTRIA

Utilisation of Reed in Small, Medium and Industrial Plants - An Ecologic Evaluatuon of the Supply Chain

Session reference: 4AV.2.31
Juan GAO
Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. CHINA

Environmental Comparison of Straw Applications Based on a Life Cycle Assessment Model and Emergy Evaluation

Session reference: 4AV.2.34
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
08:30 - 10:00
Sustainability assessment and criteria
Session code: 4BO.2 Improving Methods and Frameworks for Biomass Sustainability Assessment
Session Description

This session presents innovations on methods and frameworks to assess sustainability of biomass production and use



Chairpersons:
Alexa LUTZENBERGER, Leuphana University, GERMANY
Luisa MARELLI, European Commission, DG JRC, ITALY

PRESENTERS
Rocio DIAZ-CHAVEZ
Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy, UNITED KINGDOM

A Methodological Review of Socio-Economic Assessment with Hotspots for Biomass Projects.

Session reference: 4BO.2.1
Bryan JENKINS
University of California at Davis, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Dpt., USA

Comprehensive Assessment of the Sustainability of Biofuel Production in the U.S. Pacific Northwest Region from Hybrid Poplar

Session reference: 4BO.2.2
Gerfried JUNGMEIER
Joanneum Research, Resources Dpt., AUSTRIA

Framework and Examples for the Life Cycle Based Assessment of Biorefineries in IEA Bioenergy Task 42 "Biorefining"

Session reference: 4BO.2.3
Laura LONZA
European Commission, DG JRC, ITALY

Alternative Jet fuels: A proposal for a Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) Methodology

Session reference: 4BO.2.4
Martín ALTAMIRANO
National University of Salta, ARGENTINA

Building Sustainable Bioenergy Systems

Session reference: 4BO.2.5
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
15:15 - 16:45
Environmental impacts of bioenergy
Session code: 4BO.11 Ecosystem and Economic Impacts of Bioenergy Systems
Session Description

Ecosystem and economic impacts of bioenergy systems



Chairpersons:
Berien ELBERSEN, Alterra, Earth Informatics Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS
Uwe R. FRITSCHE, IINAS, Scientific Director, GERMANY

PRESENTERS
Floor VAN DER HILST
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, Section Energy and Resources, THE NETHERLANDS

Regional Integrated Assessment of Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Biofuel Production Demonstrated for Mozambique.

Session reference: 4BO.11.1
Jorge CRISTOBAL
European Commission, DG JRC, ITALY

Environmental Sustainability Assessment of Bioeconomy Value Chains

Session reference: 4BO.11.2
Katarzyna GOLKOWSKA
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, ERIN, LUXEMBOURG

Environmental and Economic Assessment of Planting Cover Crops for Energy Production

Session reference: 4BO.11.3
Jan Peter LESSCHEN
Alterra, Wageningen UR, THE NETHERLANDS

How Much Straw Can Be Removed in the EU without Negative Effects on Soil Carbon?

Session reference: 4BO.11.4
Wolfram BUSS
University of Edinburgh, UK Biochar Research Centre, UNITED KINGDOM

PAHs in Biochar - Influence of Feedstock, Pyrolysis Unit, Pyrolysis Conditions and Pre-/post Treatment

Session reference: 4BO.11.5
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
17:00 - 18:30
Environmental impacts of bioenergy
Session code: 4BO.15 Climate Change Impacts of Bioenergy Systems
Session Description

Climate change impacts of bioenergy systems



Chairpersons:
Patricia THORNLEY, SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub, Tyndall Centre, Tyndall Centre, UNITED KINGDOM
Gerfried JUNGMEIER, Joanneum Research, Resources Dpt., AUSTRIA

PRESENTERS
Jérôme LAGANIÈRE
Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, CANADA

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Potential and Timing of Forest Bioenergy in Canada

Session reference: 4BO.15.1
Aapo RAUTIAINEN
Natural Resources Institute Finland, FINLAND

On Bioenergy and the Optimal Regulation of Terrestrial Carbon Storage

Session reference: 4BO.15.2
Jacopo GIUNTOLI
European Commission, DG JRC, Institute for Energy and Transport, THE NETHERLANDS

Climate Change Impacts of Power Generation from Residual Biomass

Session reference: 4BO.15.3
Cristina LÓPEZ ARACIL
AICIA, Bioenergy Group, SPAIN

Time-Integrated GHG Emissions of a Thermochemical Biorefinery Producing Ethanol from Municipal Solid Waste

Session reference: 4BO.15.4
Marnix BRINKMAN
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, THE NETHERLANDS

Land Use Savings as a Result of Biofuel Chain - Animal Feed Integration

Session reference: 4BO.15.5
Wednesday, 03 June 2015
08:30 - 10:00
Markets, Investments & Financing
Session code: 4CO.1 Market Attractiveness
Session Description

The attractiveness of bio-energy projects depends on many factors, often linked to policy, feedstock and contextual parameters. In this session, the techno-economic viability of different technologies and their investment interest and risks will be explored for various national markets.



Chairpersons:
Giuliano GRASSI, European Biomass Industry Association, BELGIUM
Carlo HAMELINCK, Ecofys, THE NETHERLANDS

PRESENTERS
Christa KRISTÖFEL
Bioenergy 2020+, Location Wieselburg, AUSTRIA

The Influence of Wood Pellet Prices on Heat Generation Costs of Alternative Heating Systems

Session reference: 4CO.1.1
Thomas HORSCHIG
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergy Systems, GERMANY

The Biomethane Development in Germany, its Driving Forces and a Forecast – A System Dynamics Modelling Approach

Session reference: 4CO.1.2
Thomas HECK
Paul Scherrer Institut, NES/LEA, SWITZERLAND

Externalities Assessment of Wood Energy in Switzerland

Session reference: 4CO.1.3
Arturo SANCHEZ CARMONA
Centro Investigacion Estudios Avanzados, Laboratorio de Biocombustibles, MEXICO

Technical, Economic and Energy Analysis of the Production of Lignocellulosic Ethanol under Different Production Plant Designs for a Mexican Scenario

Session reference: 4CO.1.4
Ric HOEFNAGELS
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute - Energy & Resources, THE NETHERLANDS

Bioenergy Markets and Trade Under Different Support Scenarios in the European Union to 2030

Session reference: 4CO.1.5
Wednesday, 03 June 2015
10:15 - 11:00
BIOMASS POLICIES, MARKETS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Session code: 4CP.1 Sustainable Bioenergy Policies and Market Developments: Status and Perspectives
Chairpersons:
Calliope PANOUTSOU, Imperial College London, Centre for Energy Policy and Technology, UNITED KINGDOM

PRESENTERS
  Invited

Session reference: 4CP.1.1
Luc PELKMANS
VITO, Separation & Conversion Processes, BELGIUM

Interaction of National Policy Fields for the Mobilization of Biomass Value Chains

Session reference: 4CP.1.2
Wednesday, 03 June 2015
13:30 - 15:00
Session code: 4CV.2 Biomass Strategies for a Biobased Economy
Session Description

Tools and strategies for biobased applications will be presented. This session also discusses regional and national benefits from bioenergy projects and public perception through policy and economy.





PRESENTERS
Efthymia ALEXOPOULOU
Center for Renewable Energy Sources, Biomass Dpt., GREECE

The Importance of Fibre Crops as Sustainable Source for Biobased Products and Bioenergy in Europe and China

Session reference: 4CV.2.4
Julien DAVIN
Institut für Textiltechnik, RWTH Aachen University, GERMANY

Self-Reinforced PLA: Fiber Spinning of PLA and Processing to a Composite Material

Session reference: 4CV.2.6
Sylvain LEDUC
IIASA, Ecosystems Services and Management, AUSTRIA

Bioenergy Potential in the Netherlands: from National to Local Level

Session reference: 4CV.2.8
Domenico COALOA
CRA-Council for Agricultural Research end Economics, DTI-Dip. Trasformazioni industriali, ITALY

Wood Biomass for Energy Use: Needs, Capacities and Perspectives in Italy

Session reference: 4CV.2.10
Frank MANHEIM
George Mason University, School of Gov, Policy, and International Affairs, USA

Biomass Energy, Policies and Politics in Leading Nations

Session reference: 4CV.2.17
Gerfried JUNGMEIER
Joanneum Research, Resources Dpt., AUSTRIA

BioEconomy Strategies in the Member Countries of the IEA Bioenergy Implementing Agreement - Current Status, Approaches and Opportunities

Session reference: 4CV.2.19
Rainer JANSSEN
WIP Renewable Energies, Biomass Department, GERMANY

Policies for Sustainable Biomass in Southeast Africa

Session reference: 4CV.2.21
Ricardo Jorge DE ALBUQUERQUE MARTINS
Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy, UNITED KINGDOM

2MW a Novel Design Tool to Support the Participatory Conceptual Design of Wood Fuel Energy Systems and Strategies: An Example of Application in Mozambique

Session reference: 4CV.2.22
Werner ORTINGER
Bavarian Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry, Renewable and Natural Resources Dpt., GERMANY

Bioeconomy in Bavaria-From Production to Product

Session reference: 4CV.2.24
Birka WICKE
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, THE NETHERLANDS

Policy and Governance Options for Preventing Indirect Land Use Change

Session reference: 4CV.2.26
Foluke QUIST-WESSEL
AgriQuest, THE NETHERLANDS

Palm Oil Mill Effluent Digestion and RSPO Certification

Session reference: 4CV.2.30
Gideon LAUGS
University of Groningen, Energy and Environmental Sciences Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Regional Variation in Social Dimensions Affecting the Ambitions of Local Renewable Energy Initiatives and the Potential of Biogas

Session reference: 4CV.2.33
Rafal STRZALKA
Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, GERMANY

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fossil Fuel Dependency of the Food Processing Industry

Session reference: 4CV.2.36
Philip PECK
Lund University, International Inst. for Ind. Env. Economics, SWEDEN

Investigating Institutional Constraints on the Production of Forest-Derived Transport Biofuels in Sweden

Session reference: 4CV.2.38
Thursday, 04 June 2015
08:30 - 10:00
Resource efficient bioeconomy
Session code: 4DO.1 Complexity and Interactions in the Biobased Economy
Session Description

The biobased economy involves various interactions between different sectors and markets. This session presents a number of initiatives trying to get a grip on the complexity of biobased economies through monitoring current developments and integrated modeling how markets may evolve in the next decades.



Chairpersons:
Luc PELKMANS, VITO, Separation & Conversion Processes, BELGIUM

PRESENTERS
Gerald KALT
Austrian Energy Agency, Energy Economics and Energy Policy, AUSTRIA

Transformation Paths to a Low-carbon Bioeconomy in Austria

Session reference: 4DO.1.1
  Invited

Session reference: 4DO.1.2
  Invited

Session reference: 4DO.1.3
Leyre IRIARTE
IINAS, SPAIN

Sustainability of EU Woody Biomass Demand and Supply in the Global Context: Carbon Balances, Biodiversity and Role of Imports

Session reference: 4DO.1.4
Martijn VIS
BTG Biomass Technology Group, Consultancy Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Measuring The Impacts of Cascading in the Wood Sector by Cascade Impact Analysis

Session reference: 4DO.1.5
Thursday, 04 June 2015
10:15 - 11:45
Biomass strategies and policies
Session code: 4DO.4 Competition of Biomass Uses and Socio-economic Impacts of Biomass Chains
Chairpersons:
Kees KWANT, Ministry of Economic Affairs, RVO, THE NETHERLANDS

PRESENTERS
Vassilis DAIOGLOU
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, THE NETHERLANDS

Competing Uses of Biomass for Energy and Chemicals: Implications for Long-Term Global CO2 Mitigation Potential

Session reference: 4DO.4.1
Cristina DE LA RÚA
CIEMAT, Energy Systems Analysis Unit, SPAIN

Socio-economic Effects of Biomass Supply Chain: Case Studies from Logist’EC Project

Session reference: 4DO.4.2
Nikolaus LUDWICZEK
Bioenergy 2020+, AUSTRIA

Regulation of land competition in Brazil

Session reference: 4DO.4.3
  Invited

Session reference: 4DO.4.4
Kristoffer BÄCKSTRÖM
Luleå University of Technology, Economics Unit, SWEDEN

What are the Innovation Effects of Pilot and Demonstration Plants? The Case of Advanced Biofuels in the Transport Sector

Session reference: 4DO.4.5
Thursday, 04 June 2015
13:30 - 15:00
Public perception and acceptance
Session code: 4DO.7 Enhancing Public Perception through Policy or Economy?
Session Description

Limited public perception of the practical benefits of bioenergy is one of the reasons for the large potential still unexploited. Besides the optimization of the technologies, improving the economy supported by policy measures is seen as the key for improving the public perception.



Chairpersons:
Josef SPITZER, JS Consulting, AUSTRIA

PRESENTERS
Helene CSER
North Carolina State University, Forestry & Environmental Resources, USA

Transitioning from the Bucket to the Barrel Educational Biofuels Webinar Series

Session reference: 4DO.7.1
Tom KUPPENS
Hasselt University, Dienst Financiën, BELGIUM

Biomass Hot or Not? Analyzing the Public Perception of and Attitude towards Bio-Energy.

Session reference: 4DO.7.2
  Invited

Session reference: 4DO.7.3
Francis X. JOHNSON
Stockholm Environment Institute, SWEDEN

Integrative Bioenergy Approaches and Social Transformation: Synthesis and Review in support of African Biomass Resource Development Transitions

Session reference: 4DO.7.4
Rita MERGNER
WIP Renewable Energies, GERMANY

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

Session reference: 4DO.7.5