Here is an inspiring article from Lonely planet about Toulouse.
Known to locals as La Ville Rose (The Pink City) it’s one of France’s most historic and fascinating cities. Toulouse is a cosmopolitan melting-pot that’s awash with culture, art, industry and architecture, not to mention some of the tastiest French food this side of the Côte d’Azur.
The Basilica of Saint-Sernin is a church in Toulouse, France, the former abbey church of the Abbey of Saint-Sernin or St Saturnin. Apart from the church, none of the abbey buildings remain. The current church is located on the site of a previous basilica of the 4th century which contained the body of Saint Saturnin or Sernin, the first bishop of Toulouse in c. 250. Constructed in the Romanesque style between about 1080 and 1120, with construction continuing thereafter, Saint-Sernin is the largest remaining Romanesque building in Europe, if not the world.
Toulouse’s university was founded in 1229 and is now home to more than 100,000 students.
And now one can also add that Toulouse will host the 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy Gas Technology, REGATEC 2018.
France is nr 3 in Europe when it comes to nr of biogas plants. The biogas production has almost doubled from 2010 to 2015 and the nr of biomethane plants increased almost an order of magnitude from 2011 to 2016. However, the most interesting is the ambitious targets for 2023 and 2030, and the strong associated incentives.
We foresee a strong and rapid development of the French biomethane market in the years to come and are happy to provide REGATEC 2018 as a vibrant meeting point for the biogas, gasification and Power-to-gas community.
Looking forward to see you in Toulouse, 3-4 May 2018.
The REGATEC team
Biogas Informa is a bilingual Italian/English magazine uploaded on the webpage of Consorzio Italiano Biogas e Gassificazione (CIB) and sent printed to the CIB network (approx. 3.000 copies).
The Biogas Informa nr 20 issue featured an article on REGATEC 2017 and a short description of two Power-to-gas projects presented at REGATEC 2017 namely, SOLETAIR and HELMETH.
The electronic version of the conference proceedings is now available free of charge. Visit http://regatec.org/home/conference-proceedings/ to get your own copy.
Please note that the REGATEC 2017 presentations are only available for the conference participants.
We are happy to announce that there will be a bus going from Verona Airport to Parchi del Garda on the 22nd of May, and back on the 23rd of May.
Time table 22nd May
10:00 Pescheira del Garda train station -> REGATEC (arrive approx. 10:15)
11:00 Verona Airport -> REGATEC (arrive approx. 11:30)
Time table 23rd May
17:30 REGATEC -> Verona Airport (arrive approx. 18:00)
18:00 Verona Airport -> Pescheira del Garda train station (arrive approx. 18:30)
The bus will carry a REGATEC sign (the REGATEC 2017 logotype).
Note that the deadline for signing up for Network Plus was 21st of April.
What is Network Plus?
During the Network Plus session on May 22nd there will be one hour (17:00 – 18:00) dedicated to a large number of one-to-one business meetings. It’s optional to participate but a good opportunity to meet with your peers. We have organized meeting points, where you have the chance to meet. You will meet participants based on your request and participants who have requested to meet you. Each meeting will be about 8-10 minutes long, so please concentrate on a short introduction (one minute each) to give time for your discussion and questions!
The meeting point (table) will be marked with a number, which corresponds to the meeting list.
There will be five or six rounds for discussions, so it is important to keep your eye on the time and – if not finished in time – please make an appointment for the evening or the next morning. Each round will start with an acoustic signal, an acoustic signal will be given one minute before the round ends and a further acoustic signal will mark the end of the round to give you the signal to go to your next meeting table.
What do you have to do practically and when?
· Send us up to five contact wishes (based on the PDF circulated among the Network Plus participants) by Wednesday, May 3rd 2017.
· You will get a list of your personal meetings for Network Plus at the registration desk at the REGATEC 2017 conference upon your arrival. There you will find all necessary information – which table you shall be at, what time, and who you will meet during Network Plus.
· Be in the Network Plus area (Benacus and Rocca) on May 22nd and go at the designated time to the meeting point/table indicated in your personal meeting list.
The REGATEC 2017 exhibition is full and it’s no longer possible to sign up as an exhibitor. In total 42 exhibitors take part in REGATEC 2017.
For more info and links to the exhibitors, please visit www.regatec.org/exhibitors
Adicomp is a company that operates in the compressed air and gas production and treatment field. The company product portfolio includes a wide range of compressors for biogas, landfill gas and biomethane.
Greenlane Biogas is a supplier of biogas upgrading technology and offers upgrading systems based on Water-wash.
The company has installed more than 100 plants worldwide.
Thyson Technology offers a comprehensive range of engineering services for process industries ranging from design, build and commissioning of bespoke high-value analyser systems through to independent project management, contracting and specialist manpower resourcing and electrical maintenance services for water and waste treatment facilities.