Agenda >>Global Biodiesel

Global Biodiesel

Wednesday, March 14 2012: Day Two

Global BiodieselJoin global biodiesel leaders to discuss the key issues including global trade, regional policy, demand trends, production, technology and feedstocks. A real one stop shop to the world of biodiesel and a crucial opportunity to discuss the latest developments with industry leaders.

Chairman: Claudio Rocchietta, Managing Partner, Biofuels Partners S.r.l.

14.30 Trading and Demand Trends

  • Assess what feedstock price trends are likely to mean for production margins in the year ahead
  • Discuss the impact of sustainability certification and Government support on trading and what can be expected in the future
  • Examine prospects for B10 and identify the impact that mandates, feedstock prices and imports are having on the industry

Mat Stone, Global Biofuels Editor, Argus Media
Ian Waller, Founder, FiveBarGate UK
Alfredo Langesfeld, President, Argentine Chamber of Alternative Energies

Moderator: Ian Waller, Founder, FiveBarGate UK

16.00 Networking Refreshment Break hosted by AlterNRG

16.30 Global Production Evolutions

  • Production economics of European biodiesel: Understand how new technologies and feedstocks can secure long term market prospects
  • Production batches v. blending opportunities for refiners
  • How far will the use of biodiesel as Bio-Jet fuel boost the Biodiesel Industry?

Gary Haer, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Renewable Energy Group & Chairman, National Biodiesel Board
Claudio Rocchietta, Managing Partner, Biofuels Partners S.r.l. and Francesco Soragna, Group Biodiesel Product Manager, Desmet Ballestra
Erik Lytikainen, Director of Development & Trading, GreenLight Biofuels

Agenda >>Global Biodiesel