08 outubro - 11 outubro 2019
London, UK

Argus Biofuels

  • 08:50
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  • 10:00
  • Registration and networking
  • 10:00
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  • 10:10
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks and antitrust disclaimer Josefine Ahlstrom - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
  • 10:10
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  • 10:30
  • How does EU renewables legislation to 2030 affect the EU ethanol industry and what are the consequences on the demand outlook? Emmanuel Desplechin - Secretary General, ePURE
  • What does RED II mean for the ethanol industry?
  • Regulatory developments increasing demand for ethanol
  • Outline of member state mandates for ethanol blending
  • 10:30
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  • 10:45
  • Will Brazil become a net exporter? Pietro Mendes - Policy Advisor, ANP
  • Understanding RenovaBio and how industry will change?
  • Expected capacity increase and timelines
  • Where will excess products go?
  • 10:45
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  • 11:30
  • Networking break
  • 11:30
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  • 12:10
  • 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

Chair: Josefine Ahlstrom, Vice-President, Business Development, Argus

Emmanuel Desplechin, Secretary General, ePURE

Pietro Mendes, Policy Advisor, ANP

  • 12:10
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  • 12:30
  • E85: How has E85 been achieved in Sweden and can it be rolled out in member states? Gustav Melin - Secretary General, Svebio
  • Obstacles in adopting E85 and future regulatory hurdles
  • How can E85 be incentivised fully?
  • Will we see E85 in Europe in the future?
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch 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
  • 15:00
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  • 15:40
  • Networking break
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Trends in sugar and grains: Costs in feedstock for first generation, the solution for filling rising mandates Kona Haque - Commodities Economist, ED&F Man
  • Overview: Trends and price drivers in sugar markets
  • A summary of export/import dynamics
  • Which are the main challenges the feedstock market faces?
  • 15:40
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  • 16:30
  • 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

John Houghton-Brown, Editor, Argus Biofuels, Argus

Kona Haque, Commodities Economist, ED&F Man

Alberto Carmona Bosch, CEO, NixAl Commodities

Gileade Borges, Founder, Treefex

  • 16:30
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  • 16:40
  • Closing remarks Josefine Ahlstrom - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
  • 16:40
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  • 18:40
  • 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
  • 09:40
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  • 10:00
  • European E10: Current uptake plans and implications on ethanol demand Alberto Carmona Bosch - CEO, NixAl Commodities
  • 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?
  • 10:00
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  • 10:25
  • Bio-Methanol: Increasing second-generation biofuels in petrol Kevin Struve - Executive President, OCI
  • RED II ambitions for second-generation biofuels
  • Advantage of bio-methanol use alongside ethanol
  • 10:25
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  • 10:50
  • Looking beyond: Introduction of an A20 Fuel Standard Ausilio Bauen - Director, e4tech
  • A20 overview and specifications
  • Eni/FCA A20 case study
  • 10:50
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  • 11:20
  • Networking break
  • 11:20
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  • 12:10
  • Roundtables
Maximising sustainability of alternative fuels in gasoline

Melanie Williams, Founder, Melanie Williams Consulting

Pricing trends in ethanol

John Houghton-Brown, Editor, Argus Biofuels, Argus
  • 12:10
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  • 12:20
  • Closing remarks
  • 12:20
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  • 13:40
  • Lunch break