South America expert workshop on bioenergy: 27-28 November 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil - How2Guide for Bioenergy

Venue: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dates: 27 November 2014 - 28 November 2014

Organiser: IEA International Low-Carbon Energy Technology Platform, Food and Agriculture Organization, Ministry for Mines and Energy of Brazil 

Contact Email: TechPlatform@iea.org

Background

The event was jointly organised by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in the framework of the International Low-Carbon Energy Technology Platform, by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and by the Ministry for Mines and Energy of Brazil (MME). The workshop was organized with the support of the Sugarcane Technology Center (CTC), the Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), Raizen and the University of Sao Paulo (ESALQ).  

This workshop focused on Brazil and the Southern American region and in particular on the use of biomass resources and biofuels. 

Concept note on the How2Guide for Bioenergy

Draft agenda, participant list, photos:

Agenda

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Programme:

Session 1: Introduction to the How2Guide for Bioenergy and Global Bioenergy Technology Potential

Session 2: Exploring the Potential of Sustainable Bioenergy Production in Brazil

Session 3: Bioenergy Technology Focus 

Session 4: Bioenergy Roadmap Development – Methodology, Assessment Tools, Stakeholders

Session 5: Bioenergy Roadmap Implementation in a policy framework – Challenges, Barriers and Action Options

Technical Visits Programme

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PROGRAMME:

Day 1

Welcome Speeches:

  • Jaime Finguerut, Sugarcane Technology Center (CTC)
  • Video-message by Didier Houssin, International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Elizabeth Farina, Sugarcane Industry Union (UNICA)
  • Ricardo de Gusmão Dornelles, Ministry of Mines and Energy
  • Gustavo Chianca, Food and Agricutlture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Session 1: Introduction to the How2Guide for Bioenergy and Global Bioenergy Technology Potential

Moderator: Gustavo Chianca (FAO), Sustainable Bioenergy Development and FAO's Approach

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Questions and Debate

 

Session 2: Exploring the Potential of Sustainable Bioenergy Production in Brazil

Moderator: Claudio Oliveira (Raizen)

Speakers:

Questions and Debate

 

Session 3: Bioenergy Technology Focus

Moderator: Rainer Janssen (WIP Renewable Energies)

Speakers:

Questions and Debate

Technical visit to the research facilities at the Sugarcane Technology Center (CTC)

 

Day 2

Session 4: Bioenergy Roadmap Development – Methodology, Assessment Tools, Stakeholders

Moderator: Simone Landolina (IEA)

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Session 5: Bioenergy Roadmap Implementation in a Policy Framework – Challenges, Barriers and Action Options

 Moderator: Felipe Duhart (FAO) and Anselm Eisentraut (IEA)

Speakers:

Questions and Debate

Wrap up and Closing Lunch

 

Technical Visits Programme

  • Visit of ESALQ (Piracicaba)