Papers Delivered at the Launching Conference of the European Technology Platform for Biofuels (link)

June 19, 2006

Brussels, 16 Jun 2006

8 June 2006 – Brussels, Belgium
8 June 2006, Charlemagne building, Brussels

9:00 Registration Download the programme

Welcome and introduction

Chair: J.M. Silva Rodríguez, Director General, DG Research

9:30 Welcome J.M. Silva Rodríguez, Director General, DG Research

9:35 Video message J. Potocnik, Commissioner for Research

9:45 Keynote speech J.M. Silva Rodríguez, Director General, DG Research

10:00 An energy perspective (478 KB ) L. Werring, DG TREN

10:10 An agricultural perspective (204 KB ) H. Summa, DG AGRI

10:20 An environmental perspective I. Hodgson, DG ENV

10:30 Coffee Break

Reactions on the Report

Chairperson: P. Fernandez Ruiz, Director, DG Research

11:00 A Technology Platform for Biofuels (1.4 MB ) A. Röj, Volvo, BIOFRAC Chairman

11:10 A Vision for Biofuels (982 KB ) A. Rojey, IFP, BIOFRAC member

11:20 An oil company perspective (978 KB ) L. Cabra, Director Technology, REPSOL

11:40 A road transport perspective (1.6 MB ) R. Kunze, ERTRAC Chairman, Ford Motor Company/EUCAR

12:00 Discussion

12:30 Lunch

Afternoon session

Chairperson: W. Raldow, Head of Unit, DG Research

14:00 Biofuel strategy in Poland (163 KB ) Z. Kamienski, Energy Security Dept., Polish Ministry of Economy

14:20 Biofuels in a global context (541 KB ) P. Tulej, International Energy Agency (IEA), France

14:40 The biorefinery perspective (301 KB ) M. Askew, Central Science Laboratory, UK

15:00 Biofuel trade issues (2.1 MB ) M. Junginger, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

15:20 Biofuels RTD in FP7 (1.6 MB ) W. Raldow, European Commission

15:40 Concluding remarks

P. Fernandez Ruiz Director, DG Research

L. Cabra Chair, Steering Committee of the Biofuels Technology Platform

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