Final Conference 2009

Regional Biomass Action Plans

Within REGBIE+, all involved partners have established or supported stakeholder fora at regional level with the major aim of making ground for a Regional Biomass Action Plan (RBAP). Results, approaches and impacts from within and without the consortium have been presented on the project's final conference within the frame of the World Sustainable Energy Days in Wels on the 25th of Febuary 2009. You are welcome to download the presentations given (click on the title).  

From left to right: D. Überbacher, K. Grecka, R. Guisson, M. Elle, L. Zidek, V. Lyant, U. Nyffenegger

Programme

14.30

Opening & Welcome 

Short introduction to the project REGBIE+

Marion Elle, target GmbH, Germany

14.40

Regional Biomass Action Plans: Development & successful implementation

Christine Öhlinger, O.Ö. Energiesparverband, Austria

15.00

Links between regional and national biomass action plans

Niina Kautto, Joint Research Center, European Commission

15.20

   

Developing biomass heating in New England

Timothy Maker, Biomass Energy Resource Center, USA

15.40

Regional biomass networks and information centres

Volker Holtkämper, Landesbetrieb Wald und Holz NRW, Germany

16.00

The business model Biowin

Asko Puhakka, North Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

16.20

Training female renewable energy engineers

Lisa-Ann Lamont, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Successful examples from European regions

17.20

Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur, France

Valentin Lyant, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur

17.35

Canton of Berne, Switzerland

Ulrich Nyffenegger, Amt für Umweltkoordination und Energie, Bau-, Verkehrsund Energiedirektion, Canton of Berne

17.50

Alto-Adige and Emilia Romagna, Italy

Dietmar Überbacher, Ökoinstitut Südtirol/Alto Adige, Unit Energy and Climate

18.05

Zilina, Slovakia

Ladislav Zidek, BIOMASA

18.20

Pomerania, Poland

Katarzyna Grecka, Baltycka Agencja Poszanowania Energii S.A.

18.35

Flanders, Belgium

Ruben Guisson, VITO

18.50

Discussion / end

19.30

Evening Programme

Chairperson Christine Öhlinger, Energiesparverband Oberösterreich, Austria and Marion Elle, REGBIE+ coordinator, target GmbH, Germany

Conference details

Venue: Stadthalle Wels, A-4600 Wels, Upper Austria/Austria
Date: Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009
Time: 14:30-19:30
Fee: 70 Euro (plus 10% VAT)
Languages: English, German

Conference Office:
O.Ö. Energiesparverband
Landstraße 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
Tel. +43/732/7720-14386
Fax +43/732/7720-14383
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