Regional Biomass Action Plans

Date:25 February 2009
Venue:

Stadthalle Wels, A-4600 Wels, Upper Austria/Austria

Conference fee:

70 Euro (plus 10% VAT)

Conference language:

English, German

Organisation and conference office:

O.Ö. Energiesparverband
Landstraße 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
Tel. +43/732/7720-14386
Fax +43/732/7720-14383office [AT] esv.or [DOT] at

Programme:

14.30

Opening & Welcome

14.40

Regional biomass action plans – development and 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, Petroleum Institute, United Arab Emirates

16.50Discussion / Coffee break

Successful examples from European regions

17.20

Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, France
Valentin Lyant, Conseil Régional Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur
17.35Canton of Berne, Switzerland
Ulrich Nyffenegger, Amt für Umweltkoordination und Energie, Berne
17.50Alto-Adige and Emilia Romagna, Italy
Dietmar Überbacher, Ökoinstitut
18.05

Zilina, Slovakia
Ladislav Zidek, BIOMASA

18.20Pomerania, Poland
Katarzyna Grecka, BAPE
18.35Flanders, Belgium
Ruben Guisson, VITO
18.50Discussion / End

Chairperson: Andreas Steege, Regbie+ project, target GmbH, Germany 19.30 Evening programme

This event is organised in the frame of the IEE-Project "Regbie+".