Programme

26 September 2017

9:00 - 10:00 Registration and welcome coffee (Thon Hotel EU, Brussels)
10:00 Opening remarks, Michael Carus, nova-Institut
10:15 Bioethanol in Europe: What is the status quo and where are we headed? Joachim Lutz, CropEnergies AG
10:45 Variable demand as an avenue to sustainable first generation biofuels, Dr.ir. HW (Wolter) Elbersen, Wageningen UR
11:15 Coffee break
11:45 Comparing the sustainability of first and second generation biofuels – Highlights from a new study (part I), Michael Carus and Lara Dammer, nova-Institut
12:30  Lunch break
13:30  Biofuels and food security – Highlights from a new study (part II), Michael Carus and Lara Dammer, nova-Institut
14:15

Myths, realities and needs of biofuels and food security, Olivier Dubois, Leader Energy Programme, Climate and Environment Division (CBC), UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

14:45 Competitiveness of conventional and advanced biofuels, Prof. Daniela Thrän, DBFZ/UFZ 
15:15 Biobased economy as part of sustainable development; reconciling competing claims, Prof. Dr. André P.C. Faaij, University of Groningen
15:25 Coffee break
16:15 Panel Discussion, Michael Carus, Olivier Dubois, Wolter Elbersen, Prof. Dr. André P.C. Faaij, Joachim Lutz, Prof. Daniela Thrän
17:30 Closing remarks, Joachim Lutz, CropEnergies AG