Elements with tag supply chains

Aug 14, 2012 at 04:41


09:00 - 09:30

Welcome by the local host

Elsa Nunes, IrRADIARE Science for evolution®, Lda., Portugal

Introduction to IEA Bioenergy Task 43

Antti Asikainen, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Finland

Introduction to COST ACTION FP0902

Robert Prinz, Finnish Forest Research Institute, Finland

Session I: Challenges to Economic Sustainability across Europe

09:30 – 09:45

Forest biomass in the Nordic countries: How much is available and what are the challenges to economic sustainability?

Rolf Björheden, Skogforsk, Sweden

09:45 - 10:00 Forest biomass in Central Europe: How much is available and what are the challenges to economic sustainability?

Jörg Schweinle, Johann Heinrich von Thunen-Institute, Germany

10:00 - 10:15 Forest biomass in Eastern Europe: How much is available and what are the challenges to economic sustainability?

Nike Kranjic, Slovenian Forestry Institute, Slovenia

10:15 - 10:30 Forest biomass in Southern Europe: How much is available and what are the challenges to economic sustainability?


10:30 – 11.00 Panel Discussion & Coffee break

Session II: Methodologies to evaluate economic sustainability & costs

11:00 - 11:20 Early evalua􀆟on of cost-effciency of new ideas

Ola Lindroos, Swedish Agricultural University SLU, Sweden

11:20 - 11:40

COST Action FP0902 Working Group 3: Calculation model

Pierre Ackerman, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

11:40 – 12:00 Effects of shift schedules and relocation costs on total work costs

Lars Eliasson & Henrik von Hofsten, Skogforsk, Sweden

12:00 – 12:20 TBD

Bruce Talbot, Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, Norway

12:20 - 13:30 Discussion & Lunch

Session III: Improving economic sustainability of supply chains - case studies

13:30 - 13:50 Biomass for co-firing electricity production in Ireland - challenges in developing economical transport supply chains

Ger Devlin, University College Dublin, Ireland

13:50 - 14:10 Integra􀆟ng forest and biomass supply chains for sustainable forest residue bioenergy in Australia

Mark Brown, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

14:10 - 14:30 Traceability, carbon footprint and logistic centers promotion in Catalonia, Spain

Ignacio Lopez & Pere Navarro, Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia – CTFC, Spain

14:30 - 14:50 TBD

TBC Mark Ryans, FP Innovations, Canada

14:50 – 15:30 Panel Discussion & Coffee break

Session IV: Multidisciplinary efforts to mobilize sustainable forest fuel supply chains

15:30 – 15:50 TBD

Lauri Sikanen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

15:50 – 16:10 Efforts in The Netherlands to mobilize sustainable forest supply chains for energy production

Joop Spieker, Wageningen UR (University & Research centre), The Netherlands

16:10 – 16:30 Complex analysis of forest biomass resources in Latvia on the base of the National statistical forest inventory

Andis Lazdinš, Latvian State Forest Research Institute SILAVA, Latvia

16:30 – 16:50 TBD

Melanie Smith, Inverness College -University of Highlands and Islands, UK

Session V: Quo Vadis – where do we go from here?

16:50 - 17:05 IEA Bioenergy Task 43 efforts in “Mobilizing economically sustainable supply chains”

Tanja Ikonen, Finnish Forest Research Ins􀆟tute, Finland

17:05 - 17:30 Panel Discussion

17:30 Closing words

Raffaele Spinelli, CNR-IVALSA, Italy

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