Under the auspices of the German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, the bioenergy conference of the International Energy Agency (IEA) will take place from 26th to 29th of October 2015 in Berlin.

The conference offers information on the latest developments in the bioenergy sector to experts from industry, academia and policy making. Under the slogan ‘Realising the World’s Sustainable Bioenergy Potential’ you can expect over 40 lectures and four field trips covering ten thematic fields.

Registration is open as of now until 29th September 2015 through the conference website www.ieabioenergy2015.org.

Every three years, the experts of the Implementing Agreement Bioenergy of the International Energy Agency (IEA) organise the “IEA Bioenergy Conference”.

From 26th to 29th of October 2015, renowned international experts report on the status quo as well as progress made in the bioenergy sector. The industrial developments and applications are at the centre of the event’s programme.

More than 40 speakers will talk about challenges within the bioenergy value chains, from biomass production and conversion to energy carriers to different end uses. Furthermore cross- cutting topics like trade, socio-economic issues and sustainability will be discussed. Policy makers will benefit from the latest recommendations on state-of the art bioenergy technologies and applications. The German Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR) as organiser of the conference, will give special attention to the coverage of innovative German bioenergy technologies.

Moreover, the event offers an attractive framework program for the participants and experts from around the world. Additional program details can be found at: ieabioenergy2015.org.

The conference takes place in the heart of Berlin. The participation fee is €350 (€250 reduced fee) and includes the evening events. Field trips are an additional €50. The deadline for registration is 29 September 2015. The conference language is English.