Confirmed moderators at the International Congress

Overview of confirmed moderators

Elmar Baumann

German Biofuels Industry Association e. V. (VDB)  

Frank Brühning

German Biofuels Industry Association e. V. (VDB)    

Press officer

Prof. Dr. Bert Buchholz

Rostock University, CIMAC Deutschland President

since 2016: Professorship (Senior Professor) for Piston Machines and Internal Combustion Engines at the University of Rostock

2008 - 2016: Managing director of FVTR Forschungszentrum für Verbrennungsmotoren und Thermodynamik GmbH in Rostock

2008:  Doctorate in engineering at the University of Rostock

1990 - 1996: Mechanical engineering studies at University of Rostock and University of Southampton

- President of CIMAC Germany – VDMA Large Engines

- Member of Consulting Committee for the „Maritime Research Programme“ at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Detlef Evers

Waste-Based Fuels Association (MVaK)  

2015 - today: Mittelstandsverband abfallbasierter Kraftstoffe e.V. (MVaK) Managing Director
1986 - 2015: ADM - Archer Daniels Midland Company
Apprenticeship and various management positions

2019 - today: European Waste-to-Advanced Biofuels Association (EWABA) Board member
2019 - today: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Qualitätsmanagement Biodiesel e.V. (AGQM) Board member

Birger Kerckow

Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR)

Birger Kerckow is an agronomist (University of Göttingen) with a specialisation in agricultural economics. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of renewable biological resources, both on national and international level. Mr Kerckow joined the Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (Agency for Renewable Resources, FNR) in 1997 and currently heads the FNR department for European and International Cooperation. He represents FNR in national, European and international committees such as the IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP).

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