Programme
 
 
 

Topic: BIOMASS POLICIES, MARKETS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Monday, 14 May 2018
13:30 - 15:00
Session code: 4AV.1 Biomass strategies and policies
Session Description

The session provides overviews on biofuel supplies as well as biomass uptake in different application sectors, focusing each analysis at national and European level.





PRESENTERS
Lotte VISSER
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute - Energy & Resources, THE NETHERLANDS

Optimizing Biomass Utilization - The Consumption of Imported Wood Pellets in New Demand Sectors to Support the Dutch Bio-Based Economy

Session reference: 4AV.1.1
Brendan JORDAN
Great Plains Institute, USA

A Successful Effort to Create Biobased Technology Commercialization Policy in the US State of Minnesota

Session reference: 4AV.1.2
Paul DODDS
University College London, UCL Energy Institute, UNITED KINGDOM

Competition for Biomass Trade to Meet Global and National Emission Targets for Below 2 °C Trajectories

Session reference: 4AV.1.3
Antti KARHUNEN
Lappeenranta University of Technology, LUT Energy, FINLAND

Operating Environment for Small-Scale Biomass-Based CHP Production in Finland

Session reference: 4AV.1.4
Bartha SANDOR
Cercetare Silox, BIO C-Romania, ROMANIA

A Village-Based Integrated Biorefinery Model for Rural Areas

Session reference: 4AV.1.7
Lydia JOWITT
UNITED KINGDOM

Replacing Traditional Biomass for Biogas in Rural Communities in Nepal: Lessons Learned from the Chinese Model

Session reference: 4AV.1.12
Dominik RUTZ
WIP, Biomass Unit, GERMANY

The Creation of Bioenergy Villages in Southeastern Europe - Results from The Biovill Project in Macedonia and Slovenia

Session reference: 4AV.1.18
Wolter ELBERSEN
Wageningen Research, Food and Biobased Products Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

To Be or Not to Be a Biobased Commodity

Session reference: 4AV.1.25
Monday, 14 May 2018
15:15 - 16:45
Session code: 4AV.3 Sustainability criteria and socio-economic assessments in bioenergy and bieoeconomy
Session Description

This session presents different methods and use of criteria for sustainability assessment of bioenergy and bioeconomy projects in different world regions.





PRESENTERS
Uwe R. FRITSCHE
IINAS, Scientific Director, GERMANY

The New IEA Bioenergy Technology Roadmap: a Step Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy?

Session reference: 4AV.3.1
Hannah WANJIRU
Stockholm Environment Institute, KENYA

Charcoal Production in Kenya. Ensuring Sustainability in Hotspots Areas

Session reference: 4AV.3.4
Moritz WAGNER
University of Hohenheim, Institute of Crop Science (340b), GERMANY

Assessing the Sustainability of Miscanthus Biomass Production on Marginal Land

Session reference: 4AV.3.6
Charlotte STEAD
University of Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM

An Appraisal Comparison of Locomotives Powered by Biodiesel and Electricity: an Indian Railways Case Study

Session reference: 4AV.3.10
Manuela CZINAR
Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy, UNITED KINGDOM

Sustainability Assessment and Monitoring of Biomass Production: the Case of Planted Forests in Brazil

Session reference: 4AV.3.12
Ying XU
DENMARK

Assessment of Economic Viability and Yield Stability of Combined Food and Energy Production System (CFE) in Denmark

Session reference: 4AV.3.20
Rocio DIAZ-CHAVEZ
Stockholm Environment Institute - Africa Centre c/o World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Centre for Environmental Policy, KENYA

Gender Inclusion in Bioenergy. A Case Study in Jaen, Spain

Session reference: 4AV.3.21
Monday, 14 May 2018
17:00 - 18:30
Session code: 4AV.6 Assessment of bioenergy actions and biomass use on climate impact
Session Description

This session contains an overview on innovative public and private strategies supporting biomass valorisation and bioproducts development at large scale. This session covers also aspects on resource efficient value chains, socio-economic and climate impacts at system level.





PRESENTERS
Dimitrios SIDIRAS
University of Piraeus, Industrial Management and Technology Dpt., GREECE

Assessing the Risk Appetite of EU Bioenergy and Unconventional Gas Shareholders on Regulatory Changes

Session reference: 4AV.6.1
Bin MEI
University of Georgia, Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, USA

Burning Wood Pellets for US Electricity Generation? A Regime Switching Analysis

Session reference: 4AV.6.3
Telse VOGEL
GERMANY

How to Enhance the Economic Viability of Straw Based Heating Plants in Germany?

Session reference: 4AV.6.4
Jan WEGER
Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape, Phytoenergy and Biodiversity Dpt., CZECH REPUBLIC

Evaluation of Competitiveness of Locally Available Biomass for Decentralized Space Heating In Villages and Small Towns

Session reference: 4AV.6.5
Thomas HORSCHIG
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergy Systems Dpt., GERMANY

Market Share Estimation of Biomethane and Promising Business Opportunities in Germany Using a System Dynamics Modelling Approach

Session reference: 4AV.6.7
Evert Jan HENGEVELD
Hanze University of Applied Sciences / University of Groningen, Hanze Research Centre Energy, THE NETHERLANDS

Potential Advantages in Heat and Power Production when Biogas is Collected from Several Digesters Using Dedicated Pipelines - A Case Study in the Province of West-Flanders (Belgium)

Session reference: 4AV.6.8
Isabela BUTNAR
University Colleege London, Institute for Sustainable Resources, UNITED KINGDOM

Climate vs Biomass Sustainability Targets: Are They Compatible under a Well Below 2 °C Trajectory?

Session reference: 4AV.6.9
Charlotte WEAVER
UNITED KINGDOM

The Impacts of Large-Scale Bioenergy on Global Spatial Patterns of Land Use Change and Climate over the Next Century

Session reference: 4AV.6.10
Enrico CEOTTO
CREA- Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Centre for Agriculture and Environment, ITALY

The Importance of Quantifying Soil Carbon Storage at Outset of Perennial Energy Crops: a Case Study.

Session reference: 4AV.6.12
Pedro HARO
Universidad de Sevilla, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, SPAIN

Evaluation of the Climate Benefit in Complex Biorefinery Systems: when a Dynamic Modeling Becomes Crucial

Session reference: 4AV.6.13
Chuan WANG
Swerea MEFOS, SWEDEN

Life Cycle Co2 Emission Reduction in Nordic Integrated Steel Plant by Applying Biomass-Based Reducing Agents

Session reference: 4AV.6.14
Katja OEHMICHEN
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergy Systems Dpt., GERMANY

Climate Impact of Advanced Aviation Fuels Based on Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils

Session reference: 4AV.6.15
Stefan MAJER
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Biofuels Dpt., GERMANY

Carbon Footprinting for Biomethane in the EU RED and EU ETS Context

Session reference: 4AV.6.17
Concetta LODATO
Technical University of Denmark, Environmental Engineering Dp., DENMARK

A Bioenergy Integrated System with a Process Oriented Lca Modelling Approach

Session reference: 4AV.6.18
George GIAKOUMAKIS
Univ. Piraeus, Research Center, Industrial Management and Technology, GREECE

Torrefied Medical Cotton Waste for Industrial Liquid Waste Cleaning

Session reference: 4AV.6.23
Lars ROHOLD
Scanship, Aquaculture, NORWAY

Will Dried Sludge from Fish Farming Become a Contributor or Competitor to the Utilization of Municipal Sludge?

Session reference: 4AV.6.24
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
15:15 - 16:45
Session code: 4BV.6 Environmental impacts of bioenergy: new analyses
Session Description

This session presents methods and frameworks for sustainability assessment of biomass systems as well as environmental, ecosystem and climate impacts of bioenergy systems.





PRESENTERS
Enrico CEOTTO
CREA- Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Centre for Agriculture and Environment, ITALY

Biochar Application on the Energy Grass Giant Reed: Yield and Nitrogen Uptake

Session reference: 4BV.6.1
Anna DUDEN
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, THE NETHERLANDS

Impact of Wood Pellet Demand on Biodiversity in the Southeastern US

Session reference: 4BV.6.3
Martina HAASE
KIT, ITAS, GERMANY

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass for the Production of Fuel, Electricity and Heat

Session reference: 4BV.6.6
Ichrak LAKHDHAR
University Laval, Wood Science and Forestry, CANADA

An Expert Knowledge Approach for Designing Sustainable Forest Biomass Supply Chains

Session reference: 4BV.6.7
Raghu KC
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Laboratory of Bioenergy, FINLAND

Exploring the Potential Biomass Trade from North America to Northern Europe and Subsequent Environmental Consequences

Session reference: 4BV.6.11
Alessandro AGOSTINI
ENEA Research Centre, DTE-BBC-BBE, ITALY

Life Cycle Assessment of Bioenergy Systems: the Lack of Consistency Checks at the Roots of Divisive Results

Session reference: 4BV.6.14
Nadia CERONE
ENEA Research Centre, Technical Unit for Trisaia Technologies, ITALY

Life Cycle Assessment of Hydrogen Production from Biorefinery Residues

Session reference: 4BV.6.15
Guido REINHARDT
IFEU-Institut Heidelberg, Biomass & Food, GERMANY

Camelina and Crambe vs. Tropical Oil Crops: What Are the Environmental Benefits?

Session reference: 4BV.6.17
Pedro HARO
Universidad de Sevilla, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, SPAIN

Study of the Potential Ecological Risk of Heavy Metals in the Residue from Thermal Conversion of a Sewage Sludge

Session reference: 4BV.6.23
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
17:00 - 18:30
Biomass strategies and policies
Session code: 4BO.15 Biomass strategies and policies
Session Description

The session provides overviews on biofuel supplies as well as biomass uptake in different application sectors, focusing each analysis at national and European level, and puts biomass policies and strategies in an international perspective, providing the greatest potential for biomass usage and explaining how the opportunities differ based on the geographic location.





PRESENTERS
Chris MALINS
Cerulogy - Ideas for a sustainable future, UNITED KINGDOM

Building the Perfect Beast: Designing Alternative Fuel Policy to Work

Session reference: 4BO.15.1
Luisa MARELLI
European Commission, JRC, ITALY

EU Bioenergy Policy: a Wicked Problem?

Session reference: 4BO.15.2
David CHIARAMONTI
RE-CORD and Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Florence, Industrial Engineering Dpt., ITALY

Are New Policies Really Needed to Exploit Marginal Land in the EU? The Case of Biochar in Dry EU Med Areas

Session reference: 4BO.15.3
Daniela THRÄN
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergy Systems Dpt., GERMANY

Modelling Least-Cost Deployment of Biofuels for Achieving Climate Targets in Germany under the Renewable Energy Directive II-Proposal

Session reference: 4BO.15.4
Kees KWANT
Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, RVO, THE NETHERLANDS

The Role of Industrial Biorefineries in a Low-Carbon Economy

Session reference: 4BO.15.5
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
08:30 - 10:00
Market implementation, investments & financing
Session code: 4CO.2 Market implementation and financing
Session Description

This session is focusing on enabling policies for market introduction of biofuels, biomass heating and biogas.





PRESENTERS
Invited

Session reference: 4CO.2.1
Invited

Session reference: 4CO.2.2
Julia HANSSON
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Climate & Sustainable Cities, SWEDEN

Findings from a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis of Biofuels and other Renewable Fuels for the Maritime Sector

Session reference: 4CO.2.3
Invited

Session reference: 4CO.2.4
Tobias ZIMMER
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Industrial Production (IIP), GERMANY

Export of Regular and Torrefied Wood Pellets from Chile to Europe And Asia

Session reference: 4CO.2.5
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
10:15 - 12:35
BIOMASS POLICIES, MARKETS AND SUSTAINABILITY
Session code: CP.1 Innovation and Integration
PRESENTERS
Vance OWENS
South Dakota State University, North Central Sun Grant Center, USA

Potential Yield of Dedicated Energy Crops Across the Usa: Results and Outcomes of the Multi-Year Sun Grant Regional Feedstock Partnership

Session reference: CP.1.1
Antti ARASTO
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FINLAND

The Role of Bioenergy in Future Energy System

Session reference: CP.1.2
Ed DE JONG
Avantium Chemicals BV, Vice President Development, THE NETHERLANDS

Zambezi Biorefinery: a Unique Process to Produce Pure Glucose, a Mixed Sugar Syrup and Lignin

Session reference: CP.1.3
Lars JÜRGENSEN
Aalborg University Esbjerg, Energy Technology Dpt., DENMARK

Large Scale Bio Energy Lab II: Integrated Biogas and Hydrogen Production, Novel Products & Energy Storage from Renewably Generated Electricity

Session reference: CP.1.4
Samir BINDER
Fraunhofer-Institut UMSICHT, GERMANY

Why Intermediate Pyrolysis with Integrated Reforming Makes the Difference!

Session reference: CP.1.5
Steen Brummerstedt IVERSEN
Steeper Energy Aps, DENMARK

From Biomass Residues to Drop-In Diesel By Hydrofaction

Session reference: CP.1.6
Ingwald OBERNBERGER
Bios Bioenergiesysteme, AUSTRIA

Next Generation Fuel Flexible Residential Biomass Heating Based an an Extreme Air Staging Technology with Ultra-Low Emissions

Session reference: CP.1.7
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
13:30 - 15:00
Resource efficient bioeconomy
Session code: 4CO.6 Assessing the role and impact of biobased applications
Session Description

The session provides insights to both 'top down' and bottom up' methodological concepts as well as quantification challenges for the assessment of the role and impact of biobased applications at different governance levels in Europe and internationally.





PRESENTERS
Invited

Session reference: 4CO.6.1
Paul STEGMANN
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute for Sustainable Development, THE NETHERLANDS

From Strategy to Practice: the Role of Bio-Refineries and Cascading in Regional Bioeconomy Clusters Compared to Strategies and Projections

Session reference: 4CO.6.2
Invited

Session reference: 4CO.6.3
Invited

Session reference: 4CO.6.4
Daniel MARAVER DE LEMUS
European Commission - INEA, H2020 Energy Research, BELGIUM

Overview and Current Status of Projects Funded by the European Union on Combined Heating and Power within the Energy Challenge of H2020 (Work Programmes 2014-15 and 2016-17), Low Carbon Energy Calls

Session reference: 4CO.6.5
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
15:15 - 16:45
Sustainability and socio-economic aspects
Session code: 4CO.10 Applied sustainability criteria in Europe
Session Description

This session presents methods and frameworks related to different sustainability criteria applied in EU case studies on biomass and bioenergy.





PRESENTERS
Thuy MAI-MOULIN
Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Energy & Resources, THE NETHERLANDS

Towards Eu-­-Wide Harmonised Sustainability Requirements and Certification for All Bioenergy Sectors: Transport, Electricity and Heat

Session reference: 4CO.10.1
Ingo BALL
WIP, Project Dpt., GERMANY

The Babet Real 5 Project - Setting the Scene for a Really Sustainable Second Generation (2g) Bioethanol Production in Bavaria

Session reference: 4CO.10.2
Patricia THORNLEY
SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub, UNITED KINGDOM

Multi-Criteria Assessment of Sustainability Aspects of Bioenergy from Contaminated Land in the UK

Session reference: 4CO.10.3
Davide TONINI
European Commission, JRC, SPAIN

On the Environmental Impacts of Food Waste: Case Study Results and LCA Methodological Challenges

Session reference: 4CO.10.4
Thomas HORSCHIG
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergy Systems Dpt., GERMANY

Governance of Sustainabilty during the Different Market Phases of German Biogas Sector Development

Session reference: 4CO.10.5
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
17:00 - 18:30
Sustainability and socio-economic aspects
Session code: 4CO.14 Beyond sustainability criteria in bioenergy and bioeconomy
Session Description

This session presents additional considerations on sustainability criteria for bioenergy and bioeconomy in Europe and other world regions.





PRESENTERS
Birka WICKE
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, THE NETHERLANDS

Bioenergy and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Session reference: 4CO.14.1
Jinke VAN DAM
Jinke van Dam Consultancy, THE NETHERLANDS

The Effectiveness and Legitimacy of Novel Regional and Landscape-Based Approaches to Govern the Sustainability of Bioenergy and Biomaterials Supply Chains

Session reference: 4CO.14.2
Stefan MAJER
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Biofuels Dpt., GERMANY

Gaps and Research Demand Analysis from Current Certification and Standardisation in a Sustainable Biobased Economy

Session reference: 4CO.14.3
Rocio DIAZ-CHAVEZ
Stockholm Environment Institute - Africa Centre c/o World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Centre for Environmental Policy, KENYA

Beyond Job Creation. Socio-Economic Assessment in the Bioeconomy

Session reference: 4CO.14.4
Lucile GODARD
Agro-Transfert Ressources et Territoires, FRANCE

Biomass Supply Chains Development in Rural Areas: How to Take Public Stakeholders’ Needs and Expectations into Account?

Session reference: 4CO.14.5
Thursday, 17 May 2018
09:00 - 10:30
Climate impacts of bioenergy
Session code: 4DO.2 Climate impacts of bioenergy
Session Description

This session aims to stimulate discussion on the climate impacts of bioenergy systems, including evaluations on benefits from innovative actions and systems.





PRESENTERS
Mirjam ROEDER
University of Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM

The Consistency of Carbon Budgets of Forest Bioenergy Systems with the UK’s Cumulative Emission Budget

Session reference: 4DO.2.1
Sierk DE JONG
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, THE NETHERLANDS

Quantifying the Climate Impact of Bioenergy Production Systems Over Time

Session reference: 4DO.2.2
Brendan JORDAN
Great Plains Institute, USA

Capture and Removal of CO2 from the US Ethanol Industry

Session reference: 4DO.2.3
Zuzhang XIA
FAO, ITALY

Greening the Charcoal Value Chain to Mitigate Climate Change

Session reference: 4DO.2.4
Steef HANSSEN
Radboud University, Environmental Science Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

The Climate Change Impact of Second-Generation Bioenergy

Session reference: 4DO.2.5
Thursday, 17 May 2018
10:45 - 12:15
Environmental impacts of bioenergy
Session code: 4DO.5 Bioenergy: Impacts on soils and air pollution
Session Description

The section presents and discusses new research on soil and air quality impacts of bioenergy.





PRESENTERS
Invited

Session reference: 4DO.5.1
Wolter ELBERSEN
Wageningen Research, Food and Biobased Products Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Using Digestate as Organic Fertilizer: Perspectives and Limitations

Session reference: 4DO.5.2
Olli SIPPULA
University of Eastern Finland, Environmental and Biological Sciences Dpt., FINLAND

Particulate and Gas Emissions of a Fast-Pyrolysis Bio-Oil Operated District Heating Boiler

Session reference: 4DO.5.3
Blanca CORONA
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, THE NETHERLANDS

Life Cycle Assessment of Waste Wood Combustion -The Effect of Additives to Reduce Corrosion Problems in Heat and Power Generation

Session reference: 4DO.5.4
Invited

Session reference: 4DO.5.5
Thursday, 17 May 2018
13:30 - 15:00
Environmental impacts of bioenergy
Session code: 4DO.8 Impacts from agricultural and forest bioenergy: new analysis
Session Description

This session presents new research results on bioenergy from agriculture and forest landscapes, in particular regarding environmental assessment for options on biomass integration in industrial processes.





PRESENTERS
Ivan VERA
THE NETHERLANDS

Analysing the Spatial Variation of Environmental Impacts from Sugarcane Expansion in Sao Paulo State, Brazil

Session reference: 4DO.8.1
Invited

Session reference: 4DO.8.2
Invited

Session reference: 4DO.8.3
Invited

Session reference: 4DO.8.4
Sylvestre NJAKOU DJOMO
Aarhus University, Agroecology Dpt., DENMARK

Energy Efficiencies, Energy Ratios, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Integrated and Non-Integrated Grass Refinery Systems

Session reference: 4DO.8.5

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