Residues2Revenues Conference

Programme | Rotorua, New Zealand

Timezone: NZDT

Tuesday 30 July 2024
9.00am
Optional FIEA Sponsor Pre-Conference Workshops
11.50am
Lunch and Networking for Conference Delegates

SESSION 1: Bridging the Gulf between Forestry Residues and Biomass Solutions

Chair: John Stulen, FIEA
12.50pm
Conference Welcome and Introduction
John Stulen, Conference Director, FIEA
1.00pm
What is the Potential Value of Bio-Products from New Zealand Forests?
Steve Wilson, Board Member and Sir Ian Taylor, Patron, NZ Product Accelerator
1.40pm
Accelerating SAF Trends and the Role of Woody Biomass
Sam Gordon, Sustainability Manager, Air New Zealand
2.20pm
Australian Clean Fuel Revolutionaries are Pursuing Our Plantation Biomass Resource
Mark Pettit, Business Development & Operations, Mitsui Bussan Woodchip Oceania
2.45pm
Q&A Panel Session - All Session 1 Speakers
3.00pm
Afternoon Tea, Coffee & Networking

SESSION 2: From Bio-Innovation to Commercial Success: Scenarios, Solutions & Start-Ups

Chair: Rob Mallinson, BANZ
3.40pm
EECA RETA Regional Biomass Availability Summary for the South Island
Lloyd McGinty, Director, Energy Management, Ahika Consulting
4.00pm
Scenario Analysis for Central North Island Woodflows
Marc Gaugler, Portfolio Lead - Distributed & Circular Manufacturing, Scion, & Peter Hall, Project Manager, Scion
Industry Leaders PANEL – Residues and Revenues – Why the Disconnect?
Philip Elworthy, Director, Forest Investment, Rayonier Matariki Forests, Philip Millichamp, Group Manager - Environmental & External Relations, Oji Fibre Solutions, Jacob Kohn, CEO, Futurity Bio Ventures
4.30pm
Are Forestry Residues the Answer to Plastic Pot Waste?
Elisa Harley, Student & Entrepreneur
4.40pm
Cutting Edge of Low Tech: Infield Steam Engines Replace Diesel with Residues
Sam Mackwell, Co-Founder & Director, Mackwell & Co
4.55pm
Q&A Panel Session
5.10pm
Wood Energy from Forestry Residues: NZ Customer Case Studies
Lincoln Rayner, Sales Director, Stevens Group
Tech Talks from our Conference Sponsors
5.30pm
Networking, Canapés & Happy Hour

Wednesday 31 July 2024

SESSION 3: Commercial Case Studies: Wood Residues in Practice

Chair: TBC
8.00am
Commercial Residues Case Study: The CO2 Solution Growers Want
Mat Enright, Operations Support Engineer, Hot Lime Labs
8.40am
Start with Storage!: Case Study - How to save Millions by Considering Fuel Storage before Finalising Wood Boiler Size and Specification
Rob Mallinson, Managing Director, Living Energy
9.20am
Q&A Panel Session with All Session 3 Speakers
10.00am
Morning Tea, Coffee and Networking

SESSION 4: Bridging the Gap between Potential and Profit: What Needs to Happen

Chair: Elizabeth Heeg, Chief Executive, NZ Forest Owners Association
10.40am
Rethinking the Value of Forest Logs - Is It Time for an Energy Grade ("E-Grade"?)
Hamish Marshall, Consultant, Margules Groome
11.10am
Case Study: Biochar in Forest Operations
Rodrigo Palazuelos, Forest Engineer, Chile and Tom Miles, TR Miles Technical Consultants, USA
11.40am
CHARGING THE WORLD, WITHOUT CHANGING IT: Powering the World's Electrification Revolution with Trees
Oliver Foster, General Manager, CarbonScape
12.10pm
Q&A Panel Session with All Session 4 Speakers
12.30pm
Conference Concludes with Lunch and Networking
1.30pm
Optional FIEA Post-Conference Workshops (details to be confirmed)