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Press invitation: Sweden’s Role in Growing Global Wood-based Bioenergy

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Press invitation: Sweden’s Role in Growing Global Wood-based Bioenergy

Welcome to a seminar, panel discussion and networking lunch regarding the value of forestry in terms of energy supply. The approach will be global but with a special focus on Swedish innovation, sustainability capabilities and future potential in North America.

Date: June 7th, 2019
Place: SkogsElmia, “Loftet/Ladan”, Site Bratteborg (coordinates 63 81 125 / 44 49 80)

Moderator: Pontus Herin, Dagens Industri

Keynote speaker: Douglas L. Faulkner. During over two decades Mr. Faulkner has worked to promote global bioenergy spanning both government and the private sector, including senior leadership positions for President George W. Bush. Mr. Faulkner was appointed by the U.S. Secretaries of Energy and Agriculture in 2018 as Co-Chair of the federal Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee in the USA.

Panel discussion: 
Alan Sherrard, Bioenergy International
Daniel Badman, Stora Enso
Henric Dernegård, Södraskogsägarna
Helena Johansson, Länsstyrelsen
Johanna Mossberg, RISE

9.30 Registration
10.00 Welcome and Introduction - Pontus Herin
10.15 The US perspective on forest based Bioenergy – Douglas L. Faulkner
10.45 Panel discussion
11.30-13.00 Lunch, networking

11.30-12.00 - Time for interviews/questions, media are welcome to attend the entire seminar and panel discussion.


You will also find the seminar and the panel discussion on Elmia Wood YouTube Channel afterwards: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVoMf1busqtfMnwd7fJPFwA?view_as=subscriber

Media representatives please register at: kristina.hjorth@elmia.se (Name, broadcasters, country, e-mail)


Elmia AB är ett av Nordens ledande mässföretag och arrangerar årligen olika mässor inom en rad affärsområden, inklusive konferenser och kongresser. 


Lotta Frenssen

Lotta Frenssen

Presskontakt VD Elmia AB +46 36 15 20 00

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