Bio Energy Business Conference and Delegation 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 | 8:30am-3:30pm
Registration opens at 8:00am

Monona Terrace Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703

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This October, GACC Midwest is bringing a delegation of eight German bioenergy companies to Madison, WI for the Bioenergy Business Conference. With 78,000 farms across the state, Wisconsin has enormous potential to turn agricultural waste into homegrown, clean energy, while creating new jobs and rural development, and providing new income streams for farmers and the food processing sector. Take this opportunity to learn first-hand about new developments in the German and U.S. bioenergy markets, access exciting new German technologies and network with bioenergy experts from both sides of the Atlantic.

Conference Agenda


Welcome & Introduction

Panel I – Bioenergy in Germany

Speakers include: Dr. Christine Woerlen, Arepo Consult, Michael Beil, Fraunhofer IWES, Dr. Jan Adolph, Dr. Adolph Bioenergy Consulting (DABEC)

Break and Networking

German Company Presentations – Part 1

Lunch & Networking

German Company Presentations – Part II

Break & Networking

Panel II – Bioenergy in the U.S.

Speakers include: Secretary Ben Brancel, WI Dept. of  Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Chris Voell, AgStar EPA, Peter Taglia, Energy and Environmental Consulting LLC, Amanda Bilek, Energy Policy Specialist, Great Plains Institute

Conclusion & End of Conference

Please click here to learn more about our speakers.

Our delegation of German companies includes:

  • BIOFerm Energy Systems
  • Biogas Hoere GmbH
  • Dynergy UG
  • EISENMANN Corporation
  • Lahmeyer International
  • MT-Energie
  • Streisal GmbH
  • SUMA Rührtechnik GmbH

For detailed company descriptions, click here.

The Bioenergy Business Conference & Delegation is supported by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) as part of the Renewable Energies Export Initiative.


Corinna Jess
Director, Consulting Services & Trade Missions
Tel.: +1 (312) 665-0976
Email: jess(at)

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