Webcast Examines Long-term Outlook of BTL and Uncovers Challenges in Developing Viable Feedstock for BTL Projects

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As a precursor to the 3rd BTLtec 2008 conference scheduled on October 13-14, 2008 in Göteborg, Sweden, a free webcast will be held on Sept 17 to address hard-hitting questions by BTL investors. Invited expert panelists scheduled to speak at the conference, Marc Londo & Sune Bengtsson, will participate in the webcast. Topics of discussion will include BTL long-term outlook and challenges in developing sustainable feedstocks for BTL projects

Developing Sustainable Feedstock for BTL projects

Marc Londo, Scientific Researcher at Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN ) will lead a free one-hour webcast to answer investors' questions and explore the long-term outlook of BTL. Joining him in the discussion will be Sune Bengtsson, a Coordinator for the CHRISGAS projects in Sweden and Anders Baudin, an Associate of CHRISGAS & Professor Forest Product Market Analysis at School of Technology & Design Växjö University.

The webcast "Developing Sustainable Feedstock for BTL projects" scheduled to commence at 10 a.m. (GMT) on Sept 17th will be geared toward creating greater clarity surrounding BTL project investments while offering a foretaste of the lively discussions and insights that will take place during the upcoming 2-day 3rd BTLtec 2008 conference in Göteborg, Sweden. Attendees of the free webcast will have the opportunity to interact directly with panelists and have their questions answered live and in real time.

Critical issues to be addressed during the BTL webinar and also at 3rd BTLtec 2008 include:
 Is BTL a step closer to commercialisation?
 What are the new capabilities and advancements?
 Is there long-term and sustainable alternative feedstock?

Marc Londo's main field of interest is biomass energy, with a project portfolio focusing on application in fuels, electricity as well as heat. He is project leader of REFUEL and Elobio, two projects under Intelligent Energy Europe. REFUEL develops an EU road map for biofuels while Elobio develops biofuels policies with reduced impacts on agricultural commodity markets.

Sune Bengtsson is since 2004 with Växjö University as co-ordinator for the CHRISGAS project and was until 2008 managing director of and is now a board member of the VVBGC Company. Before this he has over 20 years of work experience within the area of R&D and technology working for ABB Fläkt and ALSTOM Power -- i.e. for the development of processes and environmental plants in the area fuel gas cleaning.

Anders Baudin has wide experience in research and consultancy on European timber trends, studies on end use of forestry resources, European Forest Sector Outlook Studies etc . He has written many literatures on modelling & forecasting demand for forestry products, supply & trade for Sweden & Europe in general. His recent contribution was on the Socio-Economic Effects of a Bio-DME Plant in Växjö CHRIGAS, WP 16, Report no D133

The Sept 17th webinar will offer a sampling of what investors can anticipate at the 3rd BTLtec 2008 conference scheduled in Göteborg, Sweden on October 13-14. Following on the heels of the highly successful and informative 2007 conference in Vienna, the 2008 symposium is expected to be just as beneficial and rewarding for those in attendance.

2nd BTLtec 2007 in Vienna attracted a wide range of delegate profiles that included bankers, project owners, entrepreneurs, scientists, government officials, venture capitalists, financiers, scientists, biomass producers, and agronomists. The conference not only afforded an excellent overview and summary of the latest developments in BTL, but also became an environment conducive to making fruitful business contacts.

Those wanting to participate in the Sept 17th webcast need to visit http://www.btltec.com/webcast/ to register. The free one-hour webcast will offer investors a platform to pose questions related to their investments directly to experts in the field and gain insight into the long-term outlook of BTL projects.

About 3rd BTLtec 2008
3rd BTLtec 2008 is a showcase of key experts who are already in the field, technology companies, researchers and investors from all over the world, presenting new perspectives on the latest technology advancements, new capabilities and improved BTL economics

About Centre for Management Technology
CMT is dedicated to the provision of the latest global technology and business information in the chemical industry through high profile conferences focusing on renewable, liquid energy sources. CMT has organized industry specific conferences on Liquid Natural Gas, and LPG, ground breaking summit on technologies like Coal to Liquids, Gas to Liquids, and Bio-mass to Liquid, and alternative energy or future fuels forums like Biodiesel, Biofuels and Ethanol. This has established CMT as the market leader in promoting this nascent industry as an alternative global powerhouse.


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