Upcoming events

2019 October 06 - 2019 October 08

USIPA 2019 Exporting Pellets Conference

When: 06 - 08 October, 2019

Where: Miami, Florida, USA

Website: https://theusipa.org/2019-conference

Invitation to delegates to attend an international conference discussing the latest developments in US Sustainable Forestry Policy, biopower generation, European & Asian markets and policy, financing, trading, logistics, pellet production and sustainability.

  • Kick things off with a round table discussion on sustainable forestry and markets featuring US policymakers from Washington DC and the US Southeast region.  
  • Join over 300 industry leaders for the best networking reception in the business!  Enjoy Latin-inspired cocktails, music, and hors d'eouvres, all set against a backdrop of stunning ocean views.
  • A look at the future of the industry and how far we've come. 
  • Don't miss our annual power generators panel. Hear from the major players in the biomass market on market trends, developments, and future goals of the industry.
  • John Bingham, pre-eminent economist and biomass market expert, will provide an overview of predicted market demand for wood pellets across Europe.
  • Dr. Bill Strauss, leading market expert on wood pellet demand and trade flows will provide an outlook on biomass demand across Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.
  • Panel discussion will feature traders, exporters, and importers sharing their expert views on trade flows from North America to Asia and what developments we can expect to see as the Asian market for wood pellets grows.
  • Don't miss the annual producers panel featuring major exporters of wood pellets from the US providing their perspective on current trends and what the next 12-18 months hold.
  • Take a look at SBP's new, multi-stakeholder governance system and hear what's next for the program in 2020 and beyond.
  • In Summer 2019, Enviva unveiled a new sustainable sourcing policy.  Join Enviva's Chief Sustainability Officer for an in-depth look at this policy, and what is driving enhanced sustainability reporting and visibility within the industry.
  • Join academics and industry experts for an update on the latest sustainability research and a panel discussion on available tools to communicate and demonstrate biomass sustainability, and improve supply chain transparency.