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2018 October 23

Sweden Ukraine Bioenergy Cooperation Forum

Date: 23rd October 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 08.30 – 16.00

Venue: World Trade Centre, Stockholm, Sweden

Register: Link

World Bioenergy Association is pleased to invite you to the ‘Sweden Ukraine Bioenergy Cooperation Forum 2018’ to be held on 23rd October 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. The event aims to bring together policy makers, investors, private sector and researchers for discussions on enhancing cooperation between Sweden and Ukraine in clean energy and bioenergy. The event is organized as part of the study mission for a high-level delegation from Ukraine led by Mr. Oleksandr Dombrovskyi, Member of Ukrainian Parliament.


08.30   Registrations Open 
09.00   Welcome and Introductions

Remigijus Lapinskas, President, World Bioenergy Association, Lithuania
09:10   Overview of Sweden – Ukraine Cooperation 

Ihor Sagach, Ambassador, Embassy of Ukraine to Sweden  
Lisa Qvarfordt, Desk Officer, Dept. of Eastern Europe, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Olexandr Dombrovskyi, Member, Ukrainian Parliament, Ukraine
Sergiy Savchuk, Head of State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving
Heinz Sjogren, Director, Swedish Ukraine Chamber of Commerce 
Natalya Pasichnyk, Director, Ukrainian Institute of Sweden
10:15   Bioenergy development in Sweden and Ukraine   

Gustav Melin, CEO, Swedish Bioenergy Association, Sweden        
Georgiy Geletukha, Head of Board, Bioenergy Association of Ukraine, Ukraine 
Gustaf Landahl, Head of Dept. (Env. and Health), City of Stockholm, Sweden**
10.45   Networking Break 

11:30   Technological Solutions for Biomass Conversion

Gunnar Henriksson, General Manager, Henriksson Salix AB, Sweden 
Ivan Nadein, Founder of Group of Companies Ukrteplo, Ukraine 
Per Ytterberg, Head of System Development, Fortum, Sweden**
Karl Weijke, Sales Bioenergy, Mantex AB, Sweden
12:30   Lunch Break                                     

14:15   Projects and Finance in Bioenergy Development  

Ulf Bojo, Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, Finland
Alarik Sandrup, Director, Public and Regulatory Affairs, Lantmännen AB, Sweden
Marie Bouvie, Senior Sustainability Consultant, WSP Group
Gunnar Bark, Senior Consultant, SWECO International       
Richard From, Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Sweden**
15:30   End of Seminar

**To be Confirmed


Registration is mandatory prior to the event as space is limited at the venue. Please register your interest to attend the event by clicking here: Link. Confirmed delegates will receive an email with further instructions on participation in the forum.



For further details, please contact:

World Bioenergy Association

Kammakargatan 22, 111 40, Stockholm, Sweden

+46 8 441 70 84