• Corporate Sponsor
  • Promotion Partner
  • Promotion Partner
  • Promotion Partner
Be a Host

2nd Biomass Trade & BioEnergy Africa

02-03 Oct, 2018 - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton

Preliminary Agenda (Updated as at 18 June 2018)
  1. Motivation & economics of biomass boiler switch in Maydon Wharf (Topic to be confirmed)
    Sandeep Desai, VP, Supply Chain Southern Africa

  2. High efficiency utilization of biomass to energy
    Ari Kokko, Director Technology & R&D, Energy Business Unit
    Valmet Corporation

  3. Developing biomass utilization in energy generation in South Africa
    Or Kwape, Executive: Strategy, Innovation & Marketing
    South African Forestry SOC Limited (SAFCOL)

  4. Sustainable biomass availability & development in Mozambique
    Osvaldo Manso Manso, Forestry Engineer, BioEnergy Energy Focal Point
    National Directorate of Land & Forests (DNTF)

  5. Growing a sustainable future: Alternative aviation fuels in Africa
    Marcelle Peuckert, Business Development Director
    Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB)

  6. Financing opportunities & key considerations for bioenergy projects in Africa
    Lizeka Matshekga, Divisional Executive - Infrastructure, Agro-processing, Agriculture & New Industries
    Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

  7. Outlook on global demand for wood chips
    Rachael Levinson, Biomass Research Manager
    Hawkins Wright Ltd.

  8. Woody biomass from Africa to Europe - how to succeed?
    Benny Corneliusen, Bioenergy Manager
    Verdo Energy

  9. Conversion to biomass of Reunion Island's coal power plants
    David Agid, Head, Fuel Procurement & Power Sales Contracts

Testimonials from Biomass Trade & BioEnergy Africa 2017

Good Quality Delegates.
~ Prestige Thermal Energy

Very well-Executed. Highly interesting topics. Well-structured and sourced topics.
~ Asia Resource Partner

Great networking & quality presentations.
~ Namibia Power Corporation (Pty) Ltd

It was very informative, and a good opportunity to network.
~ InterCement SA (Pty) Ltd

I thoroughly enjoyed being here, it was very well-organized with topics that link up and a lot of new information was shared. Met a lot of likeminded role players.
~ TWK Agriculture Ltd

Great conference – well-organized and well executed.
~ Africa Renewables Ltd (AfriRen)

This was indeed a very informative conference with good people having a clear message.
~ STEAG EOH Energy Services South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Coming up in :

Fee Info

Network With

Companies related to Wood Pellets, Wood Chips, Agricultural Biomass (covering PKS, EFB, sugar bagasse, straw, and others), Forestry, Plantations, Commodity Brokers/ Traders, Shipping & Logistics, Government Agencies, Regulators, Pulp & Paper, Power Plants, Equipment Manufacturers, Technology Providers, Project Financiers, CDM, and other groups involving in biomass power generation.

Share this page on