Canadian Biomass Magazine

IBCE 2012 Bioenergy Conference in Motion

March 29, 2012
By canadian biomass

Only a few short months left to go until the International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition

With only a few short months left to go until the International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition, in Prince George, British Columbia, announcements are coming fast regarding exhibitors, speakers and attendees. The theme for this year’s conference is “Growing the Bioeconomy.”

Sessions at the conference will discuss a wide variety of topics that are important to bioenergy producers and stakeholders. The speakers include:

  • Hon. Steve Thomson: Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Government of British Columbia
  • Christiane Egger; Deputy Manager, Upper Austrian Energy Agency, Austria
  • Dave Lovekin: Senior Project Manager, Pembina Institute, Canada
  • Michael Weedon: Executive Director, BC Bioenergy Network, Canada
  • Klaus Trattner: Managing Director, Andritz AG, Austria
  • Bengt-Erik Lofgren: CEO AFAB, Sweden
  • Pernille Overbye: Market Manager, Ramboll, Denmark
  • Rob van Adrichem: Vice President External Relations, University of Northern BC, Canada
  • John Swaan: Development Manager, Horizon Bioenergy, Netherlands
  • Kristin Cofrancesco: Sales and Development Manager, Pratt & Whitney, United States
  • Larry Taylor: President and CEO, Altentech Power Inc., Canada
  • Graeme Bethell: CEO, Gussing Renewable Energy North America, Canada
  • Gordon Murray: Executive Director, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
  • Jim Girvan: Principle, MDT Ltd., Canada
  • Phil Cull: Sourcing Director, Offsetters, Canada
  • Robert Gray: Principle, RW Gray Consulting, Canada
  • Stephen Bearss: Renewable Energy Representative, Fink Machine, Canada.

These are only confirmed speakers for the conference which runs from June 13 to 15, 2012 at the Prince George Civic Centre, with more to be present at the event.

Look for more on the conference in future issues of Canadian Biomass, as well as online at


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