Thursday, August 16, 2007

[PBN] African Biofuels Leaders to Meet


The 2nd Annual Pan-African Meeting Place for the Biofuels Industry


Cape Town, South Africa - 5-7 November 2007

Co-Sponsored by:

Biofuels Markets Africa is the most effective opportunity to meet, network and be fully updated on all the key trends from policy decisions to commercial implementation of biofuels projects in Africa and will provide a solid base for making informed decisions and developing future biofuels business opportunities in the region.

200 executives from 24 countries benefited from attending last year's sell out event, this year's event is set to be even bigger, offering first class networking opportunities with international board level representatives.

35 Industry Leaders Already Confirmed to Present, including:

Andrew Owens, Chief Executive Officer,
Greenergy, UK
Daniel Liwimbe, Chief Executive Officer,
Ethanol Company, Malawi
Johan Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer,
Ethanol Africa, South Africa
Lewis Mhango, Chief Energy Officer,
Department of Energy,
Brian Tait, Manager, Alternative Energy Group,
South Africa
Manny Singh, General Manager, Energy Development Corporation,
Central Energy Fund
South Africa
Demetri Pappadopoulos, Chief Executive Officer,
D1 Oils
South Africa
Ohene Akoto, Director of Operations,
Jatropha Africa,
Janske van Eijck, General Manager,
Diligent Tanzania
, Tanzania
Stefan De Keijser, Chairman,
, Tanzania
Adriaan Louw, Director,
SA Biodiesel,
South Africa
Erhard Seiler, Chief Executive Officer,
Southern African Biofuels Association
, South Africa
Prof. Thompson Sinkala, Chairman,
Biofuels Association of Zambia
, Zambia
Boma Simeon Anga, Chairman,
NEPAD Pan African Cassava Initiative
, Nigeria
Dr Adey Wynne, Deputy Director Industrial Affairs,
, South Africa 
Dr Hansjörg Neun, Director,
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA),
The Netherlands    

Endorsed by:

Content rich, business networking opportunity

» Understand the market conditions and tremendous growth opportunities for biofuels in Africa with commercial case studies from South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Zambia, Malawi, Ghana and Senegal

» Hear latest regional market developments throughout the region with practical case studies from Sasol, Diligent Tanzania, Jatropha Africa, NEPAD Pan African Cassava Initiative, Ethanol Company Malawi, D1 Oils, Biofuels Association of Zambia and FELISA

» Understand the key factors affecting development of biofuels projects in Africa with insight from the Malawi Department of Energy, Ethanol Africa, Central Energy Fund and SA Biodiesel

» Find out how African biofuels producers can benefit from experiences in Europe with practical insights from UK producer Greenergy

» Understand how biofuels demand can be met with sustainable feedstock supply with expert input from Canegrowers, Grain SA and Ecofys

» Plus: A post conference project development seminar led by CTA on 7th November will provide in-depth, practical information on financing mechanisms, funding options and preparing a business plan for parties looking to develop biofuels business opportunities

» Supported Attendance Scheme: a limited number of sponsored places are available courtesy of the CTA.  Qualifying delegates must be actively engaged in or positioned to actively participate in the development of the Biofuels sector in their country in Africa. Visit website for more details.

Who will attend Biofuels Markets Africa 2007?
Biofuels Producers
Feedstock Producers
Commodity Traders & Brokers
Chemical & Agricultural Suppliers
Utilities & Infrastructure
Automotive & Transport
Equipment & Technology Solutions
Project Developers/Consultants/ Consulting Engineers
Universities/Research/Non Profits

200 industry executives from 24 countries who attended last year's sell out event

Learn from
35 expert speakers

11 countries

10 CEO's & MD's

Special Group Discounts: Register 2 delegates and send a 3rd for free

Feedback from past Biofuels Markets delegates

“It was a very rewarding experience”

Energy Commission of Nigeria

“Very useful to interact & gain knowledge from the region”
Ethanol Company Malawi

“10/10 conference and already doing a number of follow ups”
Australian Farmers Fuel

“Exceeded my expectations”
Lloyds TSB

“One of the best”

"The general calibre of delegate appeared higher than expected”

Media Partners

Petroleum Africa Magazine a media partner at Biofuels Markets Africa


Sugar Online is a media partner at Biofuels Markets Africa



Book your place at Biofuels Markets Africa

Call Annie Ellis on +44 207 801 6333,
Fax your completed booking form to us on +44 207 900 1853
Web click here to register online
Shakespeare House, 168 Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TF, UK

Special Group Discounts
Register 2 delegates and send a 3rd for free - send the team or treat a client

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Capture the attention of the industry and do quantifiable business by sponsoring Biofuels Markets Africa. Options offering varying levels of branding and exposure are available to suit budgets and marketing aims.

Advertising: Include your banner on the pre-conference email bulletins and have your logo seen by 15,000 + industry representatives or distribute your brochures at the event.

For details contact: Ben Leighton on Tel: +44 207 801 6333, Fax: +44 207 900 1853

Organised by:

Established in 2003, Green Power Conferences was the first to offer professionally organised events focusing on the sustainability sector. Over the last four years, we have welcomed over 4000 delegates from 76 countries and built a global database of 110,000+ contacts. Our expertise lies in producing high quality, interactive conferences that provide ample networking opportunities for delegates and partners alike.

Each event is developed by a team of market research professionals who ensure our events provide in-depth discussions and the latest industry updates in these fast-moving sectors. With a global portfolio of 30 events, Green Power Conferences is helping to accelerate the uptake of sustainable business practices from Rio to Hong Kong. We also walk the talk, by offsetting all our commercial activities through renewable energy projects around the world.

Other Upcoming Events from Green Power Include

4-5 October 2007, Amsterdam

18-19 October 2007, Buenos Aires

14-15 November 2007, Cape Town

19-21 November 2007, Brussels 

12-14 March 2008, Brussels

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