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Final Conference. Bioenergy planning in European Regions. 5th October 2011 - Friday, December 16, 2011

Representatives of the three European bio-business projects BEn, BioEnerGIS and MAKE-IT-BE met together with representatives of the EU institutions, field experts and NGOs to share exciting results of three projects with the broad public. Brian MEANEY, Rapporteur on bio-energy at the Committee of the Regions commented: «It is important to explore integrated bio-energy partnerships for cities and regions - in support of the EU2020 strategy and beyond, but also in support of local sustainable development.» He was addressing an audience of local and regional policy makers and representatives from EU institutions, together with keynote speakers Romana JORDAN CIZELJ - MEP, Member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Giulio VOLPI – DG Energy, Renewable Energy Policy and  Emilio FONT DE MORA- Project Officer m Executive Agency for Competitiveness & Innovation (EACI).

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"Biogas: the energy efficient alternative – Local and Regional Actions exploring biogas potential" - Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The City of Gothenburg in collaboration with ICLEI Europe, is hosting this event on biogas, exploring this renewable and energy efficient option with and for local and regional governments.

On 24 May 2011, as an event linked to the Green Week 2011, this morning workshop has a great line-up of speakers and an opportunity for discussions. Ian Shearer, Technical Project Officer supporting the European Cities for Climate Protection Campaign of ICLEI, will share highlights of the MAKE-IT-BE projects addressing integrated bio-energy partnerships. Guessing (Austria) and Gothenburg (Sweden) will share their approaches, prior to an open discussion round to explore energy inter-linkages between rural and urban areas. Biogas as vehicle fuel will be a central topic.

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Business meets public decision makers - Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Enterprise Europe Network of the Austrian Economic Chamber  and the Europaforum Burgenland are organising a matchmaking event in the field of renewable energies in cooperation with the well-known European Centre for Renewable Energies of Güssing in south-east of Austria. The event will be organised in Güssing on 5th May 2011.

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4th Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Warsaw - Friday, April 22, 2011



The Forum for the Future of Agriculture launched by the European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Syngenta in March 2008, presents a new platform where the future of agriculture can be debated and the main challenges facing the sector properly addressed and understood.

Following the success of our annual Forum meeting in Brussels, FFA has held numerous satellite events across the European Region.

In 2011 the Forum will move to Paris and Warsaw, ahead of the Polish Presidency of the European Council. The regional conference will take place on 10th May 2011 at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) in Warsaw under the auspices of the Polish Minister of Agriculture Marek SAWICKI and in collaboration with the Polish Federation of Union of Agricultural Employers-Tenants and Landowners and Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW). Under the title ”CAP renewal for better farming” the Regional conference will re-examine the upcoming CAP reform from the perspective of the Central and Eastern EU member states. Register at

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The Green Week 2011 - Friday, April 22, 2011

The 11th edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 24th to 27th May 2011 in Brussels and around Europe. This year's edition will focus "Resource Efficiency - Using less, living better".

The European Landowners' Organization will present the MAKE-IT-BE Project results at its stand during the Green Week.


All Energy Conference in Aberdeen - Friday, April 22, 2011

The All-Energy  Exhibition & Conference is UK's largest event devoted to all forms of renewable energy. The 11th edition will take place from 18th to 18th May 2011. The event will welcome more than 500 exhibitors at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre and hos numerous networking events and interesting shows.

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4th Forum for the Future of Agriculture - Monday, December 20, 2010

This coming March 15th 2011 at the Square Meeting Place in Brussels, the fourth edition of FFA will return with its best ever line up of speakers. “CAP renewal for better farming”, the main subject of the conference, will give our participants plenty to get their teeth into considering that the Commission legislative proposal reforming the CAP will be released soon after FFA 2011. This will give our high caliber of speakers, moderators and participants a timely opportunity to debate the ways in which the CAP can meet the challenges of food and environmental security, as well as the expectations of European citizens.

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Conference on Biomass Energy Potential Assessments - Thursday, November 04, 2010

The objective of the conference, which will take place in Brussels on 8th November 2010, is to present the final results of the BEE and CEUBIOM projects. These projects turned the spotlight on biomass energy potential assessments in Europe.  This conference will bring together stakeholders from policy, administration, research and industry  to discuss the current status and practises given the increasing need for up-to-date information on the biomass potentials. The conference will emphasise sustainability and harmonisation of biomass policy.
Conclusions from the discussion during the workshop on recommendations for future studies & R&D will be published in the final report of the projects. The conference will be held  in the Club of the University Foundation.

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The European Biodiversity Conference - Wednesday, November 03, 2010

The European Biodiversity Conference returns to Brussels on Tuesday 7th December 2010. The third edition of the conference will examine the interplay between agriculture and biodiversity. With 2010 being the year of Biodiversity, the conference will certainly provoke a stimulating debate. The event will attract a large number of high level political actors on the European scene including Veronique MATHIEU, MEP. The conference will emphasise the fact that farmers and foresters can provide solutions to halt the loss of biodiversity.  The event will be hosted by the European Parliament in Brussels. More information is available at

EU Sustainable Energy Week - Wednesday, November 03, 2010

The EU Sustainable Energy Week focuses on the latest innovations in energy efficiency and renewable energy technology, policy. Thanks to a varied programme of events and happenings across Europe the EU Sustainable Energy Week aims to demonstrate to businesses, public authorities and the wider public that sustainable energy technologies are sustainable, cost-effective and good for the environment. The EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels will take place from 11th to 15th April 2011. It will offer a packed programme of high-level debates, conferences and exhibitions. Organised by the European Commission and other bodies, the events will bring together EU officials, businesses, industry, scientists and public authorities and offer an ideal networking opportunity.

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