Wood Pellet Association of Canada 2018 AGM and Conference

Wood Pellet Association of Canada 2018 AGM and Conference

WPAC 2018 AGM & Conference - Powering Asia with Canadian wood pellets

Location: Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM is Canada’s largest gathering of the Canadian wood pellet industry. This year’s theme is all about powering Asia with Canadian wood pellets.

North American wood pellet exports are projected to grow at an unprecedented rate.
At the WPAC AGM & Conference you will receive the insider information that you need in order to meet the dramatic increase in Europe bound pellet exports.

Get the insider news and connections by joining us at this must-attend event!

Expert, comprehensive insight from industry experts on the following;
    •    Canadian pellet industry developments
    •    Developments in Europe and Asia
    •    Fibre sourcing
    •    Domestic pellet market development
    •    Transportation and logistics
    •    The sustainability debate
    •    Safety practices
    •    and much more

Conference website: https://www.pellet.org/wpac-agm/

Suncor Academic Forum on Transformational Technology for Energy Systems

Suncor Academic Forum on Transformational Technology for Energy Systems

Location: Hotel Arts, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The oil & gas industry currently finds itself in a rapidly changing and challenging environment; there are signals of disruption in the overall business environment that necessitate an understanding of the basics and potential implementation of technology. As the global energy system evolves and environmental, social and regulatory expectations change, there is a need for the industry to increase its awareness of, develop, and support technologies to decrease costs and carbon intensity.

Subject Areas of Interest (not exhaustive)
Suncor’s Technology Development activities are organized into three broad Strategic Focus Areas or SFA’s:
1. Bitumen Value Chain Optimization (BVCO);
2. Low-Intensity Electricity, Heat and Hydrogen (LIEH);
3. Renewable Liquid Fuels (RLF);

Key Dates:
April 10th, 2018 – Announcement and Call for Abstracts
June 18th, 2018 – Deadline for Abstract Submissions
July 3rd, 2018 – Deadline for Organizers to Invite Full Paper Submissions based on Abstracts Received
August 27th, 2018 – Full Papers Due
October 9th to 11th, 2018 – Forum Dates

Abstract Submission:
Abstracts should not exceed one page in length and must be submitted by June 18th, 2018. Abstracts must follow the format shown in the attached template. Abstracts should be submitted as a Word file via email to this address: SuncorAcademicForum@suncor.com.

Please find more details from here and download the abstract template from here.

Contact Information:
For additional information or questions, contact the Conference Organizing Committee: SuncorAcademicForum@suncor.com.

The 6th International Conference on Biomass Energy (ICBE 2018)

The 6th International Conference on Biomass Energy (ICBE 2018)

The 6th International Conference on Biomass Energy (ICBE 2018) will be held in the City of Wuhan, China from Oct. 16-19 2018. This conference will be jointly organized by Biomass Energy Committee of China Renewable Energy Society (BEC-CRES), Biomass Energy Innovation Alliance (BEIA), and Huazhong University of science and technology, and it will be co-organized by Forest Bioproducts Division of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE-FBD), European Biomass Industry Association (EUBIA), China-Canada Bioenergy Centre (C-CBC) and China Recycling Economy Association renewable energy Specialized Committee, and it will be hosted by Hubei Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Research Institute. This conference is expected to have an unprecedented influence in the biomass energy field.

The conference is designed to provide a forum with information on research development, demonstration, innovation and industrialization within the scope of biomass energy, through which scholars, officials, professionals and investors are able to spread ideas and work together for a sustainable future. With a commitment to excellence in innovation and a dedication to the enhancement of collaboration, ICBE 2018 will provide superb programs and attract world leaders in relevant fields, aiming to true world impacts on innovation and industrialization of biomass energy technologies. 

TOPICS (1) Policies & Strategies (2) Biomass polygeneration (3) Liquid biofuel (4) Biomass Briquettes & Pellets (5) Gaseous biofuel (6) Biomass Power (7) Platform Technology (8) Microalgae (9) Others

Call for Abstract:

All unpublished papers related to the topics above all are welcomed. Authors wishing to present in the conference should only submit abstracts in English according to the annex. ICBE 2018 will only provide electronic digest proceedings. All abstracts will be reviewed by the conference scientific committee. The accepted abstracts will be published in the proceedings and presented in the oral or poster sessions. “Best Presentation Award” and “Best Poster Award” will be selected in the conference. Full text papers should be submitted if considered for publication in Journals through this conference. After reviewing by scientific committee, high quality original papers will be recommended to publish in the international journals, such as “Applied Energy, Bioresource Technology, Fuel Processing Technology, Energy Fuel, Journal of Bioprocess Engineering and Biorefinery, Journal of Biobased Material and Bioenergy”.

Conference website:

The 6th International Symposium on Gasification and its Application (ISGA-6)

The 6th International Symposium on Gasification and its Application (ISGA-6)

Location: Wangjiang Hotel, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

This 6th International Symposium on Gasification and its Application (ISGA-6) is aimed to promote and disseminate the state-of-the-art knowledge and advancements concerning all topics related to fundamentals and technologies in gasification and its applications. It will bring together researchers, engineers, scientists and experts in universities, companies, institutions, communities, agencies, associations and all possible organizations to provide the attendees an exclusive platform for sharing worldwide ideas and recent developments on gasification and its applications.

This Symposium will be composed of fully interactive meeting sessions and a technical tour to plants bases on gasification or catalytic conversion in China. Like the earlier conferences of ISGA, ISGA-6, in conjunction with the 2018's National Engineering Thermochemistry Symposium (NETS2018), will arrange plenary and keynote lectures, oral and poster presentations. An awarding session will highlight the new development of ISGA-6.

Abstract submission: 15th July, 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance: 30th July, 2018
Deadline for early bird registration: 15th August, 2018

Please find more details from here.

The Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference Global 2018

The Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference Global 2018

Location: Hotel Nikko, San Francisco, California

ABLC Global is a connected series of 17 conferences and forums on the most important issues in the Bioeconomy right now. These conferences-within-a-conference are:

The Biochemical Conversion Summit
The Thermal Conversion Summit
The Global Actions Forum
The Global Cooperation Forum
The Global Bioeconomy Forum
The Disruptive Technology Workshop
The Advanced Nutrition Summit
The Digital Biology Summit
The Advanced Agriculture Summit
The Financing & Investing Workshop
The Biogas Forum
The Innovative Conversion Technologies Forum
The Advanced Biofuels Summit
Sustainable Feedstocks Summit
Biomass Mobilization & Sustainability Summit
The Open Innovation Summit
The Advanced Organism Summit

In addition to more than 150 organizations & technologies under the microscope in the main-stage agenda, there are 7 special events in all. Specifically, there are 3 Special On-Site Networking and Recognition Events:

1. The Hot Party. Celebrating the Hot 40, announcing the 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Bioeconomy for 2018
2. The State of the Industry - Deployment, Policy, Technology, Finance & Policy Trends
5. The BioFrenzy: ABLC's structured networking sessions built around specific value and supply chains.

Conference website: http://biofuelsdigest.com/ablcglobal/

2019 Canadian Value of Biogas Conference - West

2019 Canadian Value of Biogas Conference - West

Location: Vancouver, Canada

The Canadian Biogas Association is hosting its annual exciting and informative Value of Biogas Conferences in 2019. Value of Biogas West (to be held in Vancouver on January 15th and 16th) and Value of Biogas East (to be held in Ontario in March) are Canada’s premier biogas and renewable natural gas (RNG) conferences, covering key topics affecting our industry across the country, and offering the best opportunity for networking among peers and industry representatives.

Conference website: http://biogasassociation.ca/vob2019