EUBCE 2018 News No. 17

pfeil Opening of the EUBCE 2018 in Copenhagen on Monday, 14 May
pfeil Take advantage of the reduced Conference fees available until 13 May 2018
pfeil Open Access Policy for Proceedings and Publishing Partnership with “Biomass and Bioenergy”
pfeil EUBCE 2018 Exhibition: Get your Free Visitor Pass

Opening of the EUBCE 2018 in Copenhagen on Monday, 14 May

Join us for the Opening - free admission to the Monday morning programme!

09:00 - 10:00     Scientific Opening / Plenary Session: Applications of Science in Industry

  • Piotr Szymanski, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Director of Energy, Transport and Climate
  • Nicolae Scarlat, Technical Programme Chairman, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate
  • Jennifer Holmgren, Lanzatech, Chief Executive Officer, USA
    No Carbon Left Behind: Recycling Carbon in the Steel Industry and Beyond
  • Urban Wästljung, Scania CV AB, PhD Senior adviser, Public & Sustainability Affairs, Corporate Relations, CA, Sweden
    Why Bioenergy is Necessary for a Sustainble Transport System - Achievements of SCANIA in decarbonising transport
  • Marko Janhunen, UPM, Director Public Affairs and LSB Chair, Finland
    New Opportunities in Bioeconomy
  • Ole Hvelplund, NGF (Nature Energy),Chief Executive Officer, Denmark
    The largest biogas plant operator in Denmark

10:15 – 11:15     Opening Addresses


EUBCE Conference General Chairman
Michael Persson
, DI Bioenergi – Danish Bioenergy Association, Head of Secretariat

  • Lars Chr. Lilleholt, The Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark
  • Jorge Seguro Sanches, The Secretary of State for Energy of Portugal, Portugal
  • Jeppe Kofod, Member of European Parliament
  • Giulio Volpi, Policy Officer, European Commission DG Energy
  • Thomas Schrøder, Vice-President Biorefining Commercial, Novozymes, Finland

11:15 – 12:30     Moderated Panel Discussion
                             The vital role of biomass for climate protection and sustainable development –
                             How to make it happen


Paolo Frankl, Head of Renewable Energy Division, IEA - International Energy Agency, France

  • Dana R. Younger, Chief Renewable Energy Specialist, Global Infrastructure & Natural Resources Department
  • Blanka Toukoniitty, Associate, Dr. Sc. (Tech) Research & Development, NESTE Corporation, Finland
  • Paolo Corvo, Head of Sales & Marketing Biofuels & Derivates, CLARIANT, Germany
  • Dolf Gielen, IRENA, Director of the Innovation and Technology Center in Bonn
  • Claus Sauter, CEO VERBIO, Germany (i)

Take advantage of the reduced Conference fees available until 13 May 2018

Select your preferred options

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Open Access Policy for Proceedings and Publishing Partnership with “Biomass and Bioenergy”

Open Access Policy for Proceedings

With just 3 weeks to go, preparations are intensifying, both on the organisation side and of course for the authors working on the latest results for their presentations and papers. To motivate you further, four quick points:
  • EUBCE is confirmed as THE biomass scientific event with + 800 presentations plus 5 Parallel Events and 5 Workshops

  • The proceedings have moved to a full free access policy and will be searchable online (and citable online) as soon as they are published. This underlines our commitment to prioritising quick and open access to high quality scientific results

  • The final papers included in the EUBCE Proceedings are indexed in Scopus (from the 2016 edition).

  • The visual (poster) sessions are a highlight for many and arguably the best place for networking at the Conference. The prestigious Poster Awards will be a feature again this year and will be highlighted on our social media channels

Publishing Partnership with “Biomass and Bioenergy”

Elsevier is proud to announce its publishing partnership with the European Biomass Conference Conference (EUBCE) for the 6th year running.

Through the arrangement selected top research papers from the event are published in Biomass & Bioenergy, the high impact, international journal for the latest research in biomass, from original research, through to practical application.

A selection of top papers from EUBCE are rigorously peer-reviewed. With the publishing partnership in place, EUBCE shows that it is THE meeting place for cutting edge researchers to exchange ideas and present the latest progress in biomass development, technology and applications.

EUBCE 2018 Exhibition: Get your Free Visitor Pass

The EUBCE Exhibition is a very specialized upstream technology platform promoting the transfer of knowledge and expertise among research, industry and policy makers to identify and enable smart solutions for the challenges of tomorrow.

Exhibitors Presentations

A presentation area will be set up inside the exhibition: this space is intended to give EUBCE 2018 exhibitors the opportunity to illustrate their activities with slide show and video presentations to a seated public.


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