What can journalists expect?
The event will have something for every journalist: whether you are an energy newcomer or specialist, following global policy-making trends or focussing on basic research or the manufacturing industry. More than 240 plenary and oral presentations, more than 460 visual presentations, numerous parallel events offering a deep insight into specific issues and current hot topics, a dynamic and stimulating industry exhibition and many social gatherings will be open to you during this annual meeting point for the international biomass community.
In addition to the Press Conference, scheduled for Monday 03 June 2013, a tailored press programme will be organized for your benefit and a dedicated press-only media center will be provided in order for you to be able to write, make interviews, collect new product releases and review material.
A taste of issues at stake
Mondays' scientific opening session will feature three visionary keynote speeches which will demonstrate the versatility of biomass as multi-purpose resource for energy and the emerging bioeconomy.
The first speech by Benny Mai, INBICON, will introduce the concept of integrated utilization of residual and waste biomass for biofuels and other co-products. Dario Giordano, CHEMTEX, will introduce the latest advancements of PROESA, a proven technology for 2nd generation biorefineries which turn inedible ligno-cellulosic biomass into high-quality, low-cost, fermentable C5 and C6 sugars, that can then be used for the cost-competitive production of bio-based chemicals. Finally Michael Taylor, International Renewable Energy Agency, will talk a
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