Conference programme

A rich international Conference Programme focuses on three main topics : biomethanea quality approach to AD and thirdly, agricultural methanisation and the circular economy.
Select by Day and/or by Room the part of the programme which is of particular interest to you.
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Moderator : Armelle Damiano, AILE - Director

10h00   Round Table : Perspectives for the developpement of biométhane in France : the plan of action to achieve 30% renewable gas by 2030, ADEME, Marc CheverryDirector Circular Economy and Waste, GRDF, Christophe Bellet - Biomethane Project Director, GRTgaz - Julien Schmit, Responsable Biomethane Development
11h15   Perspectives for Biomethane in Italy : its contribution to the Italian National Energy Strategy 2030, Consorzio Italiano di Biogas, Christof Erckert
11h35   Perspectives for Biomethane in Denmark : repowering - cogeneration to biomethane, Dansk Fagcenter for Biogas, Jakob Lorenzen - DIrecteur
11h55   Perspectives for Biomethane in Sweden : “Green Gas 2050” - the Swedish vision, Swedish Gas Association, Fredrik Svensson - Road Transportation and Maritime Co-ordinator
12h15   Perspectives for biomethane in the UK : existing projects and opportunities in the UK for biomethane and biofuel/LNG, Department for International Trade (DIT), Deborah Sacks - Waste and Resources Specialist
12h35   Questions and Answers

10h00   Sebigas - produits et technologies pour le marché français / Sebigas, products and technologies for the French market, SEBIGASArianna Perghem – Sales Manager
10h30   Une nouvelle génération d’analyseurs multi-gaz miniaturisés- détecteur pour GC miniaturisé et innovant, Next generation of micro gas chromatograph – novel and miniaturied GC detector, Apix Analytics, Yann SIMON, Sales Director Europe
11h00   Oligoéléments et la montée en charge des unités de méthanisation, Schaumann Bioenergy, Thiago Molica – Technico-commercial Biogaz et Emiliano Bruni – Responsable Biogaz France
11h30   Retour d’expérience en méthanisation territoriale et industrielle, Waterleau, Grégoire Decamps – Responsable développement Waterleau

Moderator : Cédric de Saint-Jouan, France Biomethane - President

14h00   Examining and reducing the cost of biomethane production, GRDF, Sylain Frédéric - Head of Biomethane Projects
14h15   2nd Generation Biomethane : the challenge and industrial perspectives, ENGIE, Olivier Guerrini - R&D Management, Key Program Biogas
14h30   « Decisive » Micro-methanisation in urban settings : A decentralized management scheme for innovative valorization of urban biowaste, Irstea, Pierre Thiriet - Technologies et procedures for water and waste products
14h45   Innovative wastewater biorefineries for biomethane production as a vehicle fuel, Aqualia, Dr. Victor Monsalvo - Head of Eco-efficiency Area
15h05   Perspectives for Power to Gas, GRTgaz, Christophe Pardieu - Project Head Power To Gas
15h20   Perspectives for Micro-Algues, GRTgaz, Robert Muhlke - Director Biomethane 3G Project
15h35   Questions and Answers

14h00   La Micro-méthanisation à l’échelle de l’exploitation, Enerpro Biogaz, Nicolas Angeli – Gérant
14h30   Combien de digesteurs pour mon unité de méthanisation ?, agriKomp, Thomas Béchu – Technico-commercial
15h00   Présentation du projet MAPPED : Développement et tests d'outils dédiés au pilotage intelligent d'unités de méthanisation à l'échelle du territoire pour accélérer et optimiser la production de biogaz, ENGIE et BioEnTech, Élodie Le Cadre – Chef de projet énergie (ENGIE) et Julien Budin – Ingénieur Bioprocédés (BioEnTech)

15h30   Méthanisation : préparer votre projet d'injection et votre demande de financement, GRDF, Pierre-Yves Eon – Chargé de mission Biométhane

Moderator : Armelle Damiano, AILE - Director

16h15   Perspectives bioNGV 2030 - 2050, AFGNV, Gilles Durand - General Secretary
16h30   Future perspectives : BioNGV on the farm, SCARA, Manon Deneufbourg
16h45   Future applications for biomethane, S3D, Anthony Kerihuel - President
17h00   Blue Stations Network « NGV liquid and/or gaseous, bio or non-bio, hydrogen and liquid nitrogen for lorry refrigeration units », AirLiquide, Pièrre-Emmanuel Meyers (tbc) - Head of Energy Storage and Biogas
17h15   LNG for the Railways: The Spanish Pilot, Gas Natural Fenosa, John Chamberlain - Responsible for Energy Technology Innovation Projects
17h30   Questions and Answers

Moderator : Patrice Lejeune, Methatlantique - Président

10h00   Quality markers : method and objectives, Club Biogaz, Arnaud Diara - Chargé de Mission
10h15   Facilitate the development and hand over to the operator through training, CRA PdL, Cécile Hubert - Chargée de mission énergie, Coordinatrice régionale
10h30   Accompanying Project Developpers, Cap'inov, Mathieu Dufour - Methanisation Market Manager
10h45   Prepare your injection project and financing request, GRDF, Pierre Yves EonBanque Populaire Grand Ouest, Anne Sophie Bailbled
11h00   Methanisation safely and securely : Return of Experience and best practice, INERIS, Karine Adam et Etienne Havret  
11h15   Impact of biogas leaks on environmental performance of an AD facility, IRSTEA, Lynda Aissani
11h35   Performance guarantees written into contracts, Decid et Risk, Luc Boucher
11h55   Return of experience from paricipative finacing, Demeter Energies, Vanessa Baudrier-Paillat
12h15   Questions and Answers

10h00   Sebigas - produits et technologies pour le marché français / Sebigas, products and technologies for the French market, SEBIGAS, Arianna Perghem – Sales Manager
10h30   Oligoéléments et la montée en charge des unités de méthanisation, Schaumann Bioenergy GmBh, Thiago Molica – Technico-commercial Biogaz et Emiliano Bruni – Responsable Biogaz France
11h00   Présentation de la société BioEnTech : Solutions logicielles et analytiques pour le pilotage et l'optimisation des unités de méthanisation, BioEnTech, Cyrille Charnier – Ingénieur agronome

11h30   Retour d’expérience en méthanisation territoriale et industrielle, Waterleau, Grégoire Decamps – Responsable développement Waterleau

Moderator : Carine Pessiot, Chambre Régional d'Agriculture - Bretagne, AD Technical Expert

14h00   Intermediary Crops : Cost and benefits, Chambre d'Agriculture,  Sebastien Bordereau
14h15   Intermediary Crops : Testimonies from GIEE Brittany methanisors, Gildas Fouchet et Daniel le Ruyet
14h30   Develop a new acitity from AD residual heat : market gardening, spiruline production, Damien Hervé et Jean-Luc Levesque
15h00   AD et zootechnics performance : swine housing heating, fodder drying
15h30   The AAMF charter / perspectives for bioGNV AAMF, François Trubert et Philippe Colin
16h00   Materials balance at the operational level : exchange basis effluents/digestate, AILE, Gregory Vrignaud
16h20   Questions and Answers

14h00   Une nouvelle génération d’analyseurs multi-gaz miniaturisés- détecteur pour GC miniaturisé et innovant, Next generation of micro gas chromatograph – novel and miniaturied GC detector, Apix Analytics, Yann SIMON, Sales Director Europe  
14h30   Méthanisation : préparer votre projet d'injection et votre demande de financement, GRDF, Pierre-Yves Eon – Chargé de mission Biométhane
15h00   Combien de digesteurs pour mon unité de méthanisation ?, agriKomp, Thomas Béchu – Technico-commercial
15h30   La Micro-méthanisation à l’échelle de l’exploitation, Enerpro Biogaz, Nicolas Angeli – Gérant

Study Tours »

Study Tours

 

Study Tours to local special sites of interest can be attended the day before the exhibition opens, ie the 6th February.
The guided tours are conducted in French.

Circuit 1 - Tuesday 6th February : read more (in French)
GAEC des Vallons
, La Foye, 85700 Menomble
GAEC Limovents à Treize-vents (85) 
Organiser : Biogaz Vallée
12h30 - departure from the Parc Expo de la Beaujoire
14h00 - 15h30 : GAEC des Vallons
16h00 - 17h30 : GAEC Limovent
19h00  - return to the Parc Expo de la Beaujoire

 

Circuit 2 - Tuesday 6th February : read more (in French)
Vihiers Bioenergies
, 49310 Saint-Hilaire
Station GNC d’Agri BioMéthane, 85290 Mortagne sur Sevre
Organiser : AILE
12h30 - departure from the Parc Expo de la Beaujoire
14h00 - 15h30 : Vihiers Bioenergies
16h00 - 17h00 : Station GNV d'Agri BioMéthane 
19h00 - return to the Parc Expo de la Beaujoire

 

International Business Meetings »

International Business Meetings

Visitors and exhibitors can participate free of charge in the International Business Meetings sessions in parallel with Biogaz Europe, organised by the CCI Pays de la Loire and Entreprise Europe Network.

Ahead of the event, registered participants will be able to request meetings with each other. A few days before the event, participants will recieve their personnal meeting schedule in order to optimise their time during the Exhibition.
Participation is free of charge. The business meetings are organised through the
  Enterprise Europe Network.

Click here to register and participate in the business meetings.

Optimise your time at Biogaz Europe !

A large exhibition area of more than 220 exhibitors from 13 countries provides unparalleled access to the most complete range of AD know-how.

Download the Exhibitor list here to identify the « must see » companies for you and create your personalised itinerary of stands to visit.

Select exhibitors by their activity, alphabetically, by country,  or personalise your search with your own keyword text.

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L'Après Expo »

Relive the conferences

The conference Powerpoints are available for download and we were able to catch some of the presenters who provided a synopsis of their presentation on video. 

Download the Powerpoints

Rewatch on video

Watch the 30 videos filmed on site, featuring some of the conferences highlights ((unfortunately we were unable to catch everyone !) and capturing the buzz on the expo floor !

Watch the videos

Reread : Press Release

Professionals participating at the event were up by 20% to over 3 000 despite the inclement weather ... Exhibitor numbers at 224 were up slightly compared with the previous edition in Nantes in 2016  ... 

Read the Press Release