International Conference on Biomass energy. Technologies. Trends. Solutions.

Laisvės ave. 5, Vilnius, Vilnius

Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre LITEXPO

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November 4-5 2014

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Day One:  Tuesday, November 4, 2014

08:30 - 09:00

Registration and coffee

09:00 - 09:15

Remigijus Lapinskas, Conference moderator

09:15 - 09:30

Biomass Energy Development in Lithuania
Virginijus Ramanauskas, The President of Lithuanian Biomass Energy Association “Litbioma”

09:30 - 10:00

Development of Bioenergy in Europe: Current Challenges and Opportunities
Jean-Marc Jossart, Secretary General of European Biomass Association „AEBIOM“

10:00 - 10:30

Biocogeneration Perspectives at  Energy Sector of Lithuania
Dr. Valdas Lukoševičius, The President of Lithuanian Energy Consultants Association

10:30 - 11:00

The State Actions Needed to Exploit the Potential of Biofuel in Energy Production in Lithuania
Martynas Nagevičius, The President of Lithuanian Confederation of Renewable Energy

11:00 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 11:40

Global Wood Pellet Situation: Development, Opportunities and Threats
Christian Rakos, The President European Pellet Council (EPC)

11:40 - 12:10

The Use of Biofuel in Lithuanian DH Sector – the Benefits and the Future
Vytautas Stasiunas, The President of the Lithuanian District Heating Association (LDHA)

12:10 - 12:30

Questions and discussion

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break


13:30 - 13:50

The Trends of Biofuel Prices
Laura Žalaite, Chief Executive Officer of UAB „Baltpool”

13:50 - 14:05

Prospects of biomass production and trade of state forest enterprises
Gintaras Visalga, Deputy of the Forester General of the Lithuanian Directorate General of State Forests

14:05 - 14:25

Biomass energy for the promotion and protection of investments
Paulius Koverovas, lawyer, leader of the energy sector group, law firm SORAINEN

14:25 - 15:05

Increasing the Use of Local Resources for Energy and Economic Security
Giedrius Kavaliauskas, The President of the Association „Lietuviškos durpės“

15:05 - 15:35

Plantation Forestry and Unused Biomass Resources
Dr. Marius Aleinikovas, Director of Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry

15:35 - 15:50

Coffee break

15:50 - 16:15

Straw as a Renewable Domestic Fuel
Prof. Algirdas Jonas Raila and Assoc. -Prof. Egidijus Zvicevičius, Aleksandras  Stulginskis University

16:15 - 16:45

Small Chimneys – Big Problems: What will we Breathe in case of the Decentralized Energy Production?
Assoc.-Prof. dr. Dainius Martuzevičius, The  Vice – Dean of Science at Department of Chemical Technology (Kaunas University of Technology)

16:45 - 17:15

Questions and discussion


13:30 - 14:00

Biofuel Properties and Their Impact on the Combustion Process and Combustion Technology
Assoc.-Prof. dr. Egidijus Puida, Head of Department of  Thermal and Nuclear Energy (Kaunas University of Technology)

14:00 - 14:30

Biofuel Ash – the Technological and Environmental Aspects
Assoc.-Prof. dr. Kęstutis Buinevičius, Department of  Thermal and Nuclear Energy (Kaunas University of Technology)

14:30 - 15:00

Radioactivity in Wood Ash: Problems and how they are Addressed in Lithuania
Dr. Rima Ladygiene, Radiation Protection Centre, Lithuania

15:00 - 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 - 15:40

Usage of Sewage Sludge and Wood Ash in the Production of Concrete Mix
Assoc.-Prof. dr. Ernestas Ivanauskas, Director of Research Centre for Building Materials and Construction (Kaunas University of Technology)

15:40 - 16:10

Advanced Thermochemical Technologies for Energy Production from Biomass
Dr. Nerijus Striūgas, Chief of Laboratory of Combustion Processes (LEI)

16:10 - 16:40

Questions and discussion

Day Two: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Sightseeing tours to objects

09:00 - 16:00

Independent supplier of heating in Vilnius
Object: UAB „Technology Projects“
Address: Jočionių str. 13, Vilnius
The use of Biofuel for Production
Object:  AB "Grigiškės"
Address: Vilniaus str. 10, Grigiškės, Vilnius c. munic
The use of biofuel in the food industry
Object : UAB "Plungės kooperacinė prekyba"
Address: Birutės str. 50,  Plungė
Biofuel production „From a tree seedling to beads“
Object: UAB "Kietasis biokuras"
Address:  Palangos highway 27, Vigantiškių village, Gadunavo parish, Telšių district.


Conference price:

One day – EUR 180 / Two days – EUR 210
One day – 621,51 Lt / Two days – 725,10 Lt

Special price*:

One day – EUR 130 / Two days – EUR 160
One day – 448,87 Lt / Two days – 552,45 Lt

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