Vaasa Gas Exchange

VAASA GAS EXCHANGE

23 March 2017, Thursday 9:00 – 17:00, Venue: Vaasa City Hall, Senaatinkatu 1

Gas Exchange Seminar presentations

Exhibitor Briefings presentations

The event is free for visitors. Download invitation to the event.

WELCOME TO MEET ACTORS FROM TODAYS HOTTEST INDUSTRY

The Vaasa Gas Exchange (VGE) is an international networking event for energy experts, focusing on natural gas and biogas in all formats for power generation, transportation and shipping. The event will be held for the second time in 2017 and consists of an exhibition, an in-depth seminar and exhibitor briefings.

FIND OUT WHAT POSSIBILITIES BOOMING GAS MARKET OFFERS

VGE is held in the rapidly growing regional gas cluster. The cluster has several active companies and actors working together with innovative projects such as a new energy laboratory and gas fueling stations.

At VGE, enterprises will have the opportunity to meet other actors, driving forces and potential partners from Finland and abroad. During the event visitors can find out what possibilities, challenges and alternatives the booming gas market offers currently and in the near future.

MEET ALMOST 70 EXHIBITORS

Almost 70 exhibitors have registered for 2017. They will feature representatives of manufacturers of vehicles; port operators; waste management; consultants and educators; research and expert organizations; universities; equipment, technology, plant, natural gas and biogas suppliers & manufacturers as well as experts from several other fields of business.

VGE is organised by the Vaasa Energy Institute in partnership with Gasum, Merinova, Stormossen, University of Vaasa, VASEK, Wärtsilä and the Åbo Akademi University.

GAS EXCHANGE SEMINAR

The role of gas as transition fuel towards a more sustainable world energy production and its position in the climate strategy is discussed on a European and National level in the seminar.

Biogas and imported LNGs role in the Nordic ecosystem is presented in several presentations together with the prospects of sustainable bio methane production. Practical example of use of gas in transport vehicles is also presented and discussed.

GAS EXCHANGE SEMINAR
23.3.2017
Theme: The Role of Gas in Sustainable Energy Development
Chairman: Lasse Pohjala, Senior Business Advisor, VASEK
10:00-12:00
FIRST SESSION
10:00
Opening words from chairman
10:05
Henna Virkkunen, Member of the European Parliament, European Parliament

Energy Policy in the European Parliament

10:35
Riku Huttunen, Director General, Energy Department, Ministry of Economic Affairs

The Role of Gas in the National Energy and Climate Strategy

11:00
Jukka Metsälä; Vice President, Biogas; Gasum

Nordic Biogas Market Developing – Biogas as a Part of the Nordic Gas Ecosystem

11:25
Kenneth Engblom, Director, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions & Mika Kolehmainen, CEO, Manga LNG

Building a Successful Mid-Scale LNG Terminal in Arctic Conditions

11:55
Summary from chairman
12:00-13:00
Break
13:00-15:10
SECOND SESSION
13:00
Opening words from chairman
13:05
Susanna Pflüger, Secretary General, European Biogas Association

Status Quo and Future Prospects for Biogas as a Transport Fuel in Europe

13:30
Leif Åkers, Managing Director, Ab Stormossen Oy

Biomethane Production – Overview of Available Technologies

13:55
Matti Vikkula, CEO, Scandinavian Biogas Fuels

Future Industrial Biogas Production in the Nordics

14:20
Margareta Wihersaari, Professor, Åbo Akademi University

Energy Systems in Transition Opens Up for Gas R&D

14:45
Johan Améen, Regional Manager, Scania Sverige AB

Sustainable Transport and Methane Powered Vehicles

EXHIBITOR BRIEFINGS
23.3.2017
Chairman: Jouko Putkonen, Energy Expert, Oy Merinova Ab
12:00-13:30
FIRST SESSION
12:00
iPEC Consortium
12:10
Wärtsilä
12:20
Ab Stormossen Oy
12:30
University of Vaasa
12:40
Gasum
12:50
Fuchs Oil Finland Oy
13:00
Roschier, Attorneys Ltd.
13:10
Nordic Gas Solutions AB
13:20
Eversheds Asianajotoimisto Oy
13:30-14:00
Break
14:00-15:30
SECOND SESSION
14:00
TONISCO Service Oy
14:10
LNGTainer Ltd.
14:20
Neste Jacobs Oy
14:30
Beup Automation Oy
14:40
TransAlgae, Botnia-Atlantica project
14:50
Ramator Oy
15:00
Westenergy Oy Ab
15:10
Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
15:20
Klinkmann Oy
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Gas Exchange Seminar: Henna Virkkunen is going to speak about energy policy in the European Parliament.

Henna Virkkunen, Member of the European Parliament

Gas Exchange Seminar: Susanna Pflüger’s topic is Status quo and future prospects for biogas as a transport fuel in Europe

Susanna Pflüger, Secretary General, European Biogas Association

Teemu Närvä
+358 400 817 006
teemu.narva@vei.fi
Publicity Manager
Vaasa Energy Institute

For more info about VGE, contact Teemu!

Vaasa Gas Exchange stands are sold out. Welcome to our event as a visitor.

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