This closing session will summarize some of the key findings from the technical sessions.
Panellists from different countries (see regional focus) will provide input on what they see as main development opportunities on biomass in their country, what are the main challenges and what is needed to accelerate developments and deployment.
Kees Kwant, Senior Expert Bioenergy and Biobased Economy, NL Enterprise Agency (RVO), Netherlands
Introductory presentation: Key conclusions from the technical sessions of the conference
Luc Pelkmans, Technical Coordinator, IEA Bioenergy TCP, Belgium
Renato Godinho, Head Division for New and Renewable Energy Resources, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil
Karen Surridge, Centre Manager, Renewable Energy Centre of Research and Development, SANEDI South African National Energy Development Institute, South Africa
Sangita Kasture, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, India
Birger Kerckow, Head of Department EU/International Affairs, FNR Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe, Germany
Jonas Lindmark, Program Manager, Swedish Energy Agency, Sweden
Francisco José Dominguez Pérez, Bioenergy and Waste Department, IDAE Institute for the Diversification and Saving of Energy, Spain