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Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789
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Kenyan proverb
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The Report of the U.N. Brundtland Commission, Our Common Future, 1987

ETIP bioenergy workshop

The Central European Initiative, in close cooperation with SERBIO, organizes a scoping workshop on biomass-for-energy perspectives in Vojvodina and the potential contribution of ETIP Bioenergy to un-tap them by bridging between local actors and EU stakeholders.

The proposed format is a two-hour workshop / roundtable dedicated to highlighting the potentials and challenges of biomass-to-energy value chains in the Danube Region, and Vojvodina in particular, as well as to the role that the ETIP Bioenergy could play by enhancing policy-industry-research dialogue and foster collaboration between regions.

The Agenda is still under development, yet a preliminary list of topics we will address includes: an overview of ETIP Bioenergy; a focus on the perspectives of Vojvodina as a producer of biomass and a potential regional player in transformation industry; a discussion on how could ETIP Bioenergy support these processes.

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Welcome Peter Canciani, CEI, Nataša Rubežić, SERBIO
9.00 - 9.15 ETIP Bioenergy as a key player supporting R&I in the energy sector in Europe Peter Canciani, CEI
9.15 - 9.30 Current policy landscape for bioenergy in Serbia and Vojvodina Ivan Karić, Ministry of Environment of Serbia (tbc)
Regional Secretariat for Energy (tbc)
9.30 - 9.45 Biomass availability and competitive uses in Vojvodina Boris Dumnić, University of Novi Sad
9.45 - 10.00 Developing a Sustainable Bioenergy Market in Serbia Reiner Schellhaas, GIZ
10.00 - 10.15 Sustainable regional biomass supply Vojislav MIlijić, SERBIO
10.15 - 10.30 Perspectives of biomass trade in the Danube Region Thies Fellenberg, Energy BARGE project
10.30 - 10.45 Obstacles and constraints in biomass utilization Prof. Milan Martinov, University of Novi Sad
10.45 - 11.00 The point of view of the business community Stanka Leskovac, NIS
Conclusions Peter Canciani, CEI, Nataša Rubežić, SERBIO


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