A Celebration of Biogas Role in the Danish and US Energy & Agrifood Sectors

A Celebration of Biogas Role in the Danish and US Energy & Agrifood Sectors

 

When: 2021-08-23 From : 03:00 PM TO 05:30 PM

Where: Online - Webinar, Denmark

Event language: English



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    The Green Transition: A Celebration of Biogas’ Role in the Danish and US Energy & Agrifood Sectors

    Monday, 23 August from 9.00-11.15 Eastern Time

    Free Online Event - Webinar

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    This summit will highlight the positive benefits that anaerobic digestion, biogas and renewable natural gas (RNG) have had on the economy and environment in Denmark – and how the lessons learned can help to advance and amplify the biogas sector in the US. This will include presentations highlighting the government, NGO and corporate efforts that have helped biogas scale in the country. Additionally, presenters will highlight the advancements that the US has made in these same areas. Lastly, speakers with a global biogas perspective will share insights on how knowledge sharing can help countries across the globe take full advantage of biogas benefits.

    An initial agenda is below. Presenters will represent US and Danish government, NGO and corporate sectors and internationally focused biogas organizations. More speakers will be added soon as confirmed:

    Welcome Remarks from Danish & US Government Officials
    E. Lone Dencker Wisborg, Danish Ambassador to the United States (confirmed)

    Biogas as a Driver for Climate and UN Sustainability Development Goals
    Kristian Østerling Eriknauer, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Arla Foods amba (confirmed)
    Stewart Leeth, Chief Sustainability Officer, Smithfield Foods (confirmed)
    Bruno Sander Nielsen, Chief Operating Officer, Danish Biogas Association (confirmed)

    The Danish Biogas Model: How the Sector Scaled
    Claus Gunge Ellegaard Mortensen, Director of Biogas Go Global, Food & Bio Cluster Denmark (confirmed)
    Christopher Voell, Head of Biogas and Waste, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Trade Council of North America (confirmed)

    How Do We Grow Biogas in the US and Globally?
    Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, World Biogas Association (confirmed)

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    Sponsored by Biogas Go Global - the US-Denmark biogas partnership platform organized by the national triple helix network Food & Bio Cluster DenmarkDanish Energy Agency, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark-Trade Council of North America. Biogas Go Global is supported by The Danish Industry Foundation

    Host of this online summit is State of Green. State of Green is a not-for-profit, public-private partnership from Denmark. We foster relations with international stakeholders interested in discussing their challenges and bring into play relevant Danish competencies and technologies that enable the green transition.

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