Program

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The sixth Nordic Biogas Conference (NBC) will be held on Viking Grace cruise ship and includes excursions on friday 9th in Finnish biogas plants.

All times are local time (GMT +2)

Time
Initial boarding
6.9.
20:55
Cruise starts from Turku
Please note you need to be at the harbour 40 minutes before departure

Day 1 - 7th of September

Time
First morning
6:30
Breakfast starts
7:45
Cruise starts from Stockholm
Please note you need to be at the harbour 40 minutes before departure if boarding
Time
Opening Session
9:00-9:10
Mika Laine (Finland), Welcome
9:10-9:20
Video Greeting by Sirpa Pietikäinen, European Circular Economy
9:20-9:45
Bruno Nielsen (Denmark), Biogas Situation in Nordic Countries
9:45-10:15
Anders Månsson, Malmberg 150 years of clean technology

Time

10:15-10:45
Henrik Jacobsen (Denmark)
Biogas upgrading system with very good methane content (99 %) and low methane leaking
10:45-11:15
Matti Vikkula (Sweden)
The future of biogas production in the Nordic region

15 minute brake for resetting

Biogas From agro biomass
Time
Biogas Upgrading and use
Erik Nordell (Sweden)
Is it possible to start-up a biogas plant from manure in only 4 months?
11:30-11:50
Torben Kvist (Denmark)
Methane slip from biogas plants and upgrading plants. A voluntary measurement / inspection scheme
Henrik B. Møller (Denmark)
Recent development in biogas production from agro biomass in Denmark
11:50-12:10
Benny Bakker (Netherlands)
 Presentation of their latest invention, a combined upgrading and liquefaction process, with high pressure liquefaction making 0.5% CO2 possible

Niko Humalisto (Finland)
Explaining the non-breakthrough of manure/biogas assemblages in the circular economy of Finland
12:10-12:30
Mikaela Blom (Sweden)
Small scale upgrading – technical review, new innovative approaches and potentials for application at Swedish farmers
12:30-13:40
Lunch Buffee Aurora deck 10 + Poster session and Exhibition conference deck 9
Biogas from food waste
Time
Digestate as fertilizer – recycling of nutrients
Matti Vikkula (Sweden)
The Future of biogas production in the Nordic region
13:40-14:00
Frank Scholwin 
Experiences and practical results of the “FoodToWasteToFood” project
Christoph Gareis (Finland)
Partial flow digestion in municipal biowaste management and high efficiency product gas utilization
14:00-14:20
Reinhard Kohleick
New treatment method for digestate

Uwe Kikillus (The Netherlands)


Generating bio-methane & liquid CO2 from food and beverage waste - 5 years of biogas upgrading experience
14:20-14:40
Fredrik Svensson 
The impact of EU regulations on waste and fertilisers on the use of digestate as bio-fertilizer in the Nordic countries
Aino Kainulainen (Finland)
The effects of biochar addition on dry digestion of biowaste
14:40-15:00
Torben Ravn Pedersen
The environmental impact and the value as a fertilizer
Bjarne Bro (Denmark)
The presentation will focus on setup, technologies and results from the brand new Billund BioRefinery in Denmark
15:00-15:20
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15:20-15:50
Coffee break + Poster session and Exhibition conference deck 9
Time
Extra sessions
15:5o
Igor Prodai
Construction of mini-factory for liquid biogas(LBG) 
16:10
Free time for you to spend as you see fit. 

17:30
dinner á la carte Oskar deck 11
19:50
Ship arrives at Turku
20:55
Ship leaves Turku

Day 2 - 8th of September

Swedish time

6:30
Ship arrives at Stockholm
7:45
Ship leaves Stockholm
7:45-9:00
Breakfast
Time

EU-roadmap for Biogas

9:00-09:40
Attila Kovacs (European Biogas Association) 
Biomethane roadmap – challenges and solutions for future biogas and biomethane market (based on results from Green Gas Grids and Biosurf EU projects)
09:40-10:00
Igor Prodai
Construction of mini-factory for liquid biogas(LBG) 
10:00-10:20
Coffee break + Poster session and Exhibition conference deck 9
Biogas from novel feedstocks
Time
New small scale solutions for biogas production
Mika Laine (Finland)
Biogas from pulp mill sludge
10:20-10:40
Risto Retkin (Finland) 
New Generation Modular and Factory Made Biogas Plant Units Produce Biomethane and Organic Fertilizer Products from Waste
Olle Stenberg (Sweden)
A new marine based substrate for biogas production
10:40-11:00
Kari Koppelmäki (Finland)
Palopuro Agroecological Symbiosis: Local sustainable food and farming pilot based on anearobic digestion of residues for energy and recyclable nutrients
11:00 Lunch á la carte Oscar deck 11 + Poster session and Exhibition conference deck 9
Finnish time begins after lunch
Eva-Maria Ekstrand (Sweden)
High-rate anaerobic digestion of kraft mill fibre sludge by CSTRs with sludge recirculation
13:30-13:50
Oliver Jochum (Germany)
Biological Methanation to improve the Efficiency and Flexibility of Biogas Plants
Rita Tozy (France)
Modelling of a pilot scale anaerobic digester treating sugar beet vinasses
13:50-14:00
Rune Bakke (Norway)
Cost-efficient small-scale high-rate manure digester

LBG for long haulage road transport
Time
Synthetic methane production and biogas for fuel cells
Benjamin Berg
Economics of liquefied biomethane



14:00-14:20
Jörgen Held (Sweden)
Small scale biomethane production through gasification and methanation of woody biomass
Johan Améen (Sweden)
Biomethane powered vehicles from Scania with low emissions and high fuel efficiency
14:20-14:40
Cancelled
Gasification for bio-SNG production adjacent to an existing forest industry (based on EF report)
Olli Nevalainen (Finland)
Making LNG ja LBG available in the Nordic market
14:40-15:00
Tuomas Hakala (Finland)
Clean energy from waste water by solid oxide fuel cells
15:00-15:30
Coffee break + Poster session and Exhibition conference deck 9
Time
Biogas trends

15:30-15:50
Johnny Stuen (Norway)
Life Cycle based waste management
15:50-16:10
Michael Stie Laugesen (Denmark) 
Biogas 2020 project
16:10-16:50
Mirja Mutikainen
Growth perspectives  for biogas in Finland – potential of  business ecosystems.
16:50-17:30
Free time
17:30
dinner Buffee Aurora deck 10
19:55
Ship arrives at Turku. End of conference.

Day 3 - 9th of September

 
 
 
Gold sponsors
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Silver sponsors
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Organizers
Biokaasuyhdistys
Avfallnorge
Energiforsk
Brancheforeningen for biogas
Sorpa
 

                                                                                                                                            

 
 
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