Biochar & Activated Carbon Market Report & RE-DIRECT Stakeholder Workshop

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 - Fri, 18 Jan 2019
09:45 - 13:00

As a follow up to the recent successful RE-DIRECT Biochar and Activated Carbon Conference held in Claremorris Co Mayo in late October, the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) and the Western Development Commission (WDC) invites you to a presentation, where the main finding of the finalised Biochar & Activated Carbon Market Study Report completed by Miltcon Services Ltd will be presented. This will be followed by a RE-DIRECT Biochar Stakeholders workshop. The aims and objectives of the follow-on stakeholder’s workshop will be to discuss how the REDIRECT project and its Irish Partners (IrBEA and WDC) can aid and assist the development of an Irish Biochar and Activated Carbon sector which has huge potential in terms of the circular economy, climate change, emissions reduction and decarbonisation. This event is another important milestone on the road to development of the sector here. This event will present a valuable opportunity to network and develop collaborations between key stakeholders within the sector. 


09.45 Registration

10:00 Opening Address - Seán Finan (IrBEA) & Clodagh Barry (WDC)

10.15 Stephen McCormack - WDC 

Market Place Overview and Introduction

10.25 Derek Milton - Miltcon Services 

Presentation - Biochar & Activated Carbon Market Study for the Island of Ireland

10.45 Q&A Chaired by Seán Finan

11.00 Noel Gavigan and Bernard Carey

Presentation EIP-Agri Biomass to Biochar Project

11.15 Tea & Coffee Break

11.30 Stakeholders Workshop to Discuss Topics as follows:  

1.       SWOT on Biochar

2.       Biochar Uses

3.       Supply Availability of Raw Material  

4.       Technology and Investment

5.       National list of Stakeholders and Key Influencers


IrBEA and WDC look forward to welcoming you to the presentation and workshop. For further information please contact Seán Finan IrBEA CEO on 087 4146480. This event is free but you do need to book your place by registering here.

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