08 outubro - 11 outubro 2019
London, UK

Argus Biofuels

  • 08:30
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  • 09:20
  • Registration and networking
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks and antitrust disclaimer
  • 09:30
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  • 09:50
  • How does EU renewables legislation to 2030 affect the EU ethanol industry and what are the consequences on the demand outlook?
  • What does RED II mean for the ethanol industry?
  • Regulatory developments increasing demand for ethanol
  • Outline of member state mandates for ethanol blending
  • 09:50
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  • 10:30
  • Panel discussion: Changes in global fuel policies and ethanol production
  • Global mandates, increasing demand for ethanol
  • Is the EU a potential outlet for US ethanol, following the end of anti-dumping tariffs
  • Spotlight on regional developments: Brazilian minimum stocks regulation, US E15, China E10, and European E10 and the challenges in E85
  • 10:30
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  • 11:15
  • Networking break
  • 11:15
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  • 11:35
  • Which feedstocks are likely to achieve commercial output?
  • Current capacities in second generation ethanol production in Europe
  • Challenges to make second generation ethanol projects commercially viable
  • Which available technologies have prospects for less expensive ethanol production?
  • 11:35
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  • 11:55
  • Does electrification benefit ethanol uptake?
  • Revised figures for electrification market share: Why have they been revised down?
  • New opportunities for ethanol from growth in hybrids market
  • Will ethanol fuel have more opportunity from use in fuel-cells?
  • 11:55
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  • 12:15
  • Investor’s perspective: Assessing capacities and developments in European ethanol production
  • Spotlight: Success and development in Eastern European ethanol
  • Current opportunities for project development in member states
  • Challenges in funding of advanced fuel project: The economics of ethanol
  • 12:15
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  • 13:30
  • Lunch break
  • 13:30
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  • 13:50
  • Trends in sugar and grains: Costs in feedstock for first generation, the solution for filling rising mandates
  • Overview: Trends and price drivers in sugar markets
  • A summary of export/import dynamics
  • Which are the main challenges the feedstock market faces?
  • 14:00
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  • 14:50
  • Panel discussion: How does the industry manage volatility in ethanol pricing?
  • Outlining trends in the ethanol price for the past 3 years
  • Which have been the main drivers causing disruption and market changes in the ethanol industry?
  • How trade flows have evolved and the implications on price
  • 14:50
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  • 15:30
  • Networking break
  • 15:30
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  • 15:50
  • Optimising the profitability of ethanol production facilities through DDGS
  • Commercial opportunities for DDGS
  • Trends and market-drivers for animal feed
  • Challenges and opportunities in accessing the aquafeed market
  • 15:50
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  • 16:10
  • Case study: New opportunities for ethanol in biomaterials
  • Prospects and case reviews of adopting ethanol-based bioplastic
  • Where are the opportunities to develop biomaterial markets?
  • Challenges in developing ethanol-based biomaterials
 
  • 16:10
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  • 17:00
  • Panel discussion: The evolution of the biorefinery
  • Operational excellence at a biorefinery: Improving efficiency and maximising profits
  • Developments in advanced ethanol biorefining
  • The landscape of industrial applications in ethanol
  • Market opportunities in DDGS and co-products
  • 17:00
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  • 17:10
  • Closing remarks
  • 17:10
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  • 19:10
  • Networking drinks reception
  • 09:00
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  • 09:40
  • Registration and networking
  • 09:40
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  • 09:50
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks and antitrust disclaimer
  • 09:50
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  • 10:10
  • What are the global implications of China's E10?
  • Chinese E10 demand and the historic relationship of Chinese ethanol production on international trade
  • Accessing hard-to-find information of ethanol production and demand levels
  • Key exports opportunities for Chinese ethanol
  • 10:10
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  • 10:30
  • European E10: Current uptake plans and implications on ethanol demand
  • What have been the main hurdles in implementing E10 across Member States?
  • Successes in E10 use
  • E85 in Sweden: How did they do it successfully?
  • 10:30
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  • 11:20
  • Accessing markets: Changing tariffs, increasing demand, and new opportunities for trade
  • Will Brazil be a net importer?
  • US ethanol: Implications on global trade as tariffs are lifted
  • Global trade flows and new capacities
  • How does Asia have an influence on global markets?
  • 11:20
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  • 11:50
  • Networking break
  • 11:50
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  • 12:30
  • Roundtables
  • 12:30
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  • 12:40
  • Closing remarks
  • 12:40
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  • 13:40
  • Lunch break