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Launch event of the EASAC report on "The current status of biofuels in the European Union"

Wednesday 24 Apr

Time and Location

  • Brussels, Belgium

Wednesday 24 April 2013 from 18:00 to 19:30 (followed by a cocktail reception)

Report launch and panel discussion (for more detail, see invitation)

Introductory remarks and presentation of findings of the report The current status of biofuels in the European Union, their environmental impacts and future prospectsby Sir Brian Heap, Honorary Fellow of St Edmund's College Cambridge and President of EASAC.

Panel debate featuring:

  • Bernhard Schink, Chair of Microbial Ecology, Limnology and General Microbiology, University of Konstanz
  • Bas Eickhout MEP, Member of the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Douglas Parr, Chief Scientific Adviser, Greenpeace UK
  • Vladimir Sucha, Deputy Director General, Joint Research Centre, European Commission
  • Raffaello Garafolo, Secretary-General, European Biodiesel Board

Moderation by Martin Porter, Chair Edelman EMEA Public Affairs and General Manager Edelman Brussels.

To register, please send an e-mail with"Biofuels"in the subject field and stating clearly your name and organisation


The event will take place at:

The Centre

Avenue Marnix 22

B-1000 Brussels

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