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#MakingBiogasHappen

The global thought-leadership forum on anaerobic digestion and biogas  

DAY 1 March 29

All timings BST

Doors open – 09:00

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome and Overview of the Global Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Industry Charlotte Morton OBE, Chief Executive, World Biogas Association

09:45 – 10:25

Keynote: Jennifer Sara, Global Director for Climate Change Global Practice, World Bank

Overview

Mobilising finance behind structural change and the role of biogas in the drive to deliver the Global Methane Pledge.

10:25 – 11:00

Keynote: Tba

Overview

11:15 – 12:15

Big Oil and Biogas

Overview

The oil majors see biogas as integral to their becoming integrated energy providers and are engaged in massive mergers and acquisitions to get a foothold in the sector. This Q&A conducted by WBA (World Biogas Association) Chief Executive Charlotte Morton will delve into their respective roadmaps to 2050. Participants tba. 

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12:15 – 13:15

Lunch Break

13:15 – 14:15

Mobilising AD and Biogas to Deliver the Net Zero Transition

Overview

This expert panel considers what is required to accelerate biogas production globally, addressing the issues of policy, regulation and build standards. Participants tba. 

Kunal Shah, Chief Growth Officer (CGO) & Managing Director, Asia, Anaergia

14:30 – 15:15

World Biogas Summit Sponsor’s Panel – tba

15:30 – 16:15

Biogas and Regenerative Agriculture

Overview

Food systems are linked to many global challenges and are the world’s second-largest emitter of greenhouse gas emissions after the energy sector.  With the potential to contribute up to 37% of the climate mitigation needed to reach 2030 climate goals (World Economic Forum), biogas has a key role to play. This expert panel will present scalable models from farm to fork. Participants tba. 

16:30 – 17:30

Women in Biogas and the Diversity Dividend

Overview

Research tells us that more diverse teams make better decisions and also greater returns on investment. This expert panel will exemplify how women in biogas are making a meaningful impact on the global industry. Participants tba. 

17:30

Day 1 close

*Schedule subject to change 

DAY 2 March 30

All timings BST

Doors open – 09:00

10:00 – 10:05

Welcome to Day 2

Charlotte Morton OBE, Chief Executive, World Biogas Association

10:05 – 10:35

Keynote: Tba

Overview

10:45 – 11:15

Keynote: Tba

Overview

11:30 – 12:30

Biomethane – the Foundation Stone of Tomorrow’s Green Gases

Overview

AD (Anaerobic Digestion) and biogas are increasingly viewed as the key to decarbonising a raft of industrial processes, either acting as baseload to a hydrogen future or delivering platform chemicals for bio-refining and future fuels. This panel considers some of the pathways for biomethane out to 2030 and beyond. Participants tba. 

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12:30 – 13:30

Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30

National Association Biogas Question Time

Overview

The quickest way to progress in life is to build on what has already been established. This expert panel will reveal the strategies that biogas pioneers such as Denmark pursued to secure the policy mechanisms and technological advances to enable fast-track development. Participants tba. 

15:30

Day 2 close

*Schedule subject to change 
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