World Biofuels Markets Congress & Exhibition

World Biofuels Markets Congress & Exhibition
12 – 14 March 2013
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

“Honestly, I don’t know what you could do better.” Rockwell Automation

Adjust and Adapt: The biofuels industry is at a tipping point; we must unite and innovate in order to succeed. Join the largest  and most successful global biofuels event to network with 1500+ attendees across three days of intense networking and conference streams.

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“This is the number one event for biofuels globally” Starsupply

Why attend in 2013?

To continue to offer you the value you need, we are deepening our agendas to provide a more in-depth analysis of the hottest areas in biofuels.

Whether you attend World Biofuels Markets to hear about just one key biofuels area or you use the event to get a bird’s eye view of the entire industry, this year’s agenda will cater for your needs.

Keynote speakers include

General Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander and Co-chair, Growth Energy
Maria van der Hoeven,
Executive Director, Internationals Energy Agency (IEA)

Jonathan Porritt, Founder Director, Forum for the Future

Phil New, Chief Executive Officer, BP Biofuels

Michael Eckhart, Managing Director & Global Head of Environmental Finance,Citigroup

Michael Liebreich, Chief Executive Officer, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Petri Vasara, DirectorPöyry Global BioFutures
Hans Smits, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Rotterdam

Tony Juniper, Environmentalist

Moderator : Jonathan DimblebyPolitical Commentator and Presenter of Current Affairs Programming

Updated Agenda for 2013 – Cutting edge, in-depth agendas reflect the evolution of the biofuels industry including:

  • New 3 day conference
    Sustainable Agriculture
  • Extended 2 day conferences
    Sustainability, Policy & ILUC
    Advanced Biofuels
    Finance & Investment
  • Brand new 1 day conferences
    Intrastructure & Downstream
    The Water Debate
  • Fresh perspectives in
    Emerging Markets
    Biorefinery Platforms
    Ethanol – the E10 Debate
    Algae & Aquatic Biomass
    Residues & Waste BioFeedstocks

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Hear from 250+ industry leaders, early confirmed speakers include:

  • Pablo Gutierrez, General Manager, Biochemical Program, Abengoa Biorefinery
  • Richard Spinks, Chief Executive Officer, Active Energy Ukraine
  • Nikolai Germann, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Addax Bioenergy
  • Peter van den Dorpel, Chief Executive Officer, AlgaeLink
  • Allan Kardec, Director General, ANP
  • Mat Stone, Global Biofuels Editor, Argus Media
  • Michael Liebreich, Chief Executive Officer, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • Darrin Morgan, Director of Sustainable Aviation Fuels Strategy, Boeing
  • Nick Goodall, Chief Executive Officer, Bonsucro
  • Phil New, Chief Executive Officer, BP Biofuels
  • Olivier Macé, Head of Strategy and Regional Affairs, BP Biofuels
  • João Artur Manjabosco, Head of Biofuels Trading, Camera Agroalimentos
  • Markus Rarbach, Head of Biocatalysis, Clariant Biotech & Renewables
  • Anton Robek, Senior Vice President, Biobased Products & Services, DSM
  • David Cepla, Managing Director, Envergent Technologies
  • Christian Langaard, Managing Director, Euro-Latin Capital
  • Marie Donnelly, Director, Renewables Research & Innovation, European Commission, DG ENER
  • Kyriakos Maniatis, Principal Administrator, European Commission, DG ENER
  • Pieter de Pous, Policy Director, European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
  • Nikolaos Brouzos, Head of Biofuels Trading, Galp Energia
  • John Plaza, Chief Executive Officer, Imperium Renewables
  • David Laborde Debucquet, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • Juan Rodriguez, Director and Head, ITQUIMA
  • Hong Yan, Chief Scientific Officer, JOil
  • Tony Juniper, Sustainability Adviser and Environmentalist
  • Karl Orton, Director of Business Support, Keolis Sverige
  • Samir Kaul, Partner, Khosla Ventures
  • Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer, Lanzatech
  • Ganesh Kishore, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund
  • Kalyana Sundram, Deputy Chief Executive Offier, Malaysian Palm Oil Council
  • Margaret McCormick, Chief Executive Officer, Matrix Genetics
  • Gary Strobel, Professor, Montana State University and Leader of the Gliocladium Roseum Research Project
  • Lola Una Cardenas, Director, Pangea

Plus many more

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2012: The Most Successful Year Yet

Watch highlights from 2012 to see why this is the largest, most influencial and globally attended biofuels congress and exhibition in Europe:

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