Speakers

The REGATEC 2019 speakers will be personally invited in order to create a well composed conference centred around the conference topics. However, if you feel that you have an interesting contribution related to bio-, electro- and thermochemical conversion of biomass/waste to biomethane or landfill gas don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please note that for commercial players to be considered as speakers we expect an active support of the conference (e.g. sponsorship or exhibition).

SPEAKER LINE UP (may be subject to changes)

Plenary I – Biomethane – policy, potential and status
New EU gas policy developments
Kyriakos Maniatis, Dr., DG ENER, European Commission.(tbc)
Kyriakos ManiatisKyriakos Maniatis is Principal Administrator in the Directorate General for Energy, European Commission. He is responsible for technical issues related to biofuels and bioenergy and manages the DG ENER demonstration component on advanced biofuels in the Commission’s the 7th Framework Programme. He contributes accordingly to the legislative actions of the EC and to the European Industrial Bioenergy Initiative of the SET Plan and he is involved in the CEN standardisation work on liquid and gaseous biofuels.
The biogas and biomethane development in Sweden
Maria Malmkvist, MSc, CEO Swedish Gas Association.
Maria MalmkvistMaria Malmkvist has a MSc degree from the Institute of Technology at Linköping University. In February 2016 she became the CEO of the Swedish Gas Association. She has experience from consultancy work at WSP and she was the head of unit Energy efficiency and the deputy department head at the Swedish Energy Agency.
The biogas and biomethane development in Denmark
Thea Larsen, MSc, CEO Danish Gas Technology Center a/s.
Thea LarsenThea Larsen has a MSc degree from Technical University of Denmark in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She has been the CEO of Rovsing Dynamics and later GP Rovsing Dynamics. Since October 2013 she is the CEO of Danish Gas Technology Center a/s. She is also the Chairman of the Board of the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP).
Parallel session 1a – Gas cleaning, upgrading and liquefaction
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Yannick Rouaud, MSc. Air Liquide Advanced Technologies
Yannick RouaudYannick ROUAUD Dipl MSc. Industrial Cryogenics Market & Sales Manager. After 28 years in various position in Air liquide as business developer in industrial sectors such as steel industry, chemistry, oil & gas, he moved to biogas sector in 2010 with the first biogas to bio-LNG plant in Lidköping-Sweden. Since there he took part to the delivery of well-proven machines and installations derived from Air Liquide Advanced Technologies’ long & worldwide experience in upgrading technologies and low temperature.
Parallel 1b – LFG Baltic seminar
Chair: Prof. Ange Nzihou
The LFG Baltic project – Landfill gas in Sweden
Jörgen Held, Dr., CEO Baltic Energy Innovation Centre.
Jörgen HeldJörgen Held took his PhD at the division of Fluid Mechnics, Lund Institute of Technology. He has been a programme manager at the Swedish Energy Agency, the research director of CEDER/CIEMAT, Spain, the CEO of the Swedish Gas Technology Centre. In 2012 he started his own company, Renewable Energy Technology International AB (Renewtec AB) and in 2017 he became the Executive Managing Director of the Baltic Energy Innovation Centre.
The LFG Baltic project – Landfillgas in Lithuania
Andrius Tamosiunas, Dr., Deputy Director Lithuanian Energy Institute
iconAndrius Tamošiunas, Dr., is a deputy director at Lithuanian Energy Institute. He has graduated from Vytautas Magnus University with background in Physics (bachelor) and Energy & Environment (Master). PhD defended at Lithuanian Energy Institute in the field of Energy and Power Engineering. As a part-time Senior researcher at the Plasma Processing Laboratory of the Lithuanian Energy Institute, he has been specialising in R&D&I of thermal plasma technologies and their applications for waste-to-energy, synthesis gas production and environmental issues.
The LFG Baltic project – Landfill gas in Poland
Robert Aranowski, Dr., Gdansk University of Technology
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Landfill gas development in Ukraine
Hennadiy Zhuk, Dr., The Gas Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Hennadiy ZhukHennadiy Zhuk graduated Doctor of Science (2004) degree. Since 2009 he joined The Gas Institute of National Science Academy of Ukraine and now holds the position of Deputy Director and Head of Gas Technology Department.
Now one of his main areas of activity is biogas (including landfill gas) production, processing and utilization. He is involved in research of gas separation, refining and using in engine technologies. The technologies were implemented at 6 landfills in Ukraine with total electrical power of over 7 MW.
Parallel 2b – LFG Baltic seminar
Chair: Prof. Ange Nzihou
Use of new methods for landfill gas monitoring
Nicolas Marino Proietti., MSc. CEO ReSource International
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