Monday, August 25, 2014

"Sustainable Energy Opportunities in the Northern Periphery" conference

The Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla) will host the final conference for the REMOTE and BioPAD projects "Sustainable Energy Opportunities in the Northern Periphery" in Joensuu, Finland on 11th September 2014.
 
The goal of this conference and meeting is to present the results and outcomes of the Northern Periphery Programme (NPP) projects “REMOTE – Renewable Energy Training and Demonstration Network for Remote Communities in the NPP Area” and “BioPAD – Bioenergy Proliferation and Deployment” and to look to the future for sustainable energy in the Northern Periphery. Key learnings from the REMOTE and BioPAD projects will be presented and the opportunities for future development of sustainable energy will be highlighted.
Following a brief introduction to the REMOTE and BioPAD projects the conference is organised around 4 sessions:
1. Overcoming barriers-real world bioenergy development
2. Policy package
3. Creating value within the Supply Chain
4. Opportunities: sustainable energy in the Northern Periphery

The schedule will be following:

10.09.14 Arrival to Joensuu

11.09.14 “Sustainable Energy Opportunities conference”
The conference will take place at the Centre for Bioeconomy, Karelia University of Applied Sciences in Sirkkala Campus, Sirkkalantie 12, Joensuu.

12.09.14 REMOTE & BioPAD final partner meetings

The Sustainable Energy Opportunities in the Northern Periphery conference announcement can be found here. The registration to the final conference is free of charge and can be found from here.

-The Organising Committee-

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