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.
Paul Bennett, Portfolio Leader – Integrated Bioenergy, SCION, New Zealand
Introductory presentation: Key conclusions from the technical sessions of the conference
Luc Pelkmans, Technical Coordinator, IEA Bioenergy TCP, Belgium
Dongmin Ren, Director, ERI Renewable Energy Center, China
Shahana McKenzie, CEO, Bioenergy Australia, Australia
Oshada Mendis, Science & Technology Adviser, Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Jim Spaeth, Program Manager, Systems Development and Integration, Bioenergy Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), United States