Workshop 1: Ongoing developments in EU Member States and the role of REDII

05 Oct, 2020
Location: Online
Task 45RegularIEA Bioenergy

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5 October 2020, 15.00 -18.00 CEST

Registration for the series of online workshops devoted to exploring REDII implementation and delivering good woody biomass is now open. Visit the SBP website at https://sbp-cert.org/news/events-and-training-sessions/workshop-series-2020-21/ to register and secure your spot – spaces are limited.

Confirmed speakers for Workshop1 include Bodil Harder (Danish Energy Agency) providing a view from a Member State, Michelle Koper (Navigant) on outcomes of the REDII BIO study, Liliana Gamba (WWF) providing an NGO perspective, Lotta Heikkonen (Confederation of European Forest Owners) on REDII and the EU Forest Strategy, and Simon Armstrong (SBP) on what makes good regulation. In addition, DG Energy has been invited to provide an update on the status of REDII guidance.

About the Workshop Series – Beyond REDII Biomass-Workshop-Series-2020-21-FINAL

The impending implementation of REDII by Member States and the recently launched review of REDII raises the profile of woody of biomass in achieving climate goals and how sustainability of biomass should be defined and applied in practice.

In parallel to the policy discussion and its evolution,  biomass producers and forest owners strive to deliver legal and sustainable biomass (‘good biomass’) to EU Member States.

This series of online workshops will reach key stakeholders and contribute to the dialogue on how sustainable biomass is defined, what REDII implementation looks like in practice and how to ensure good biomass is supplied and used in a way that contributes to climate goals.

Participation in the workshops is free of charge.

The events will be facilitated by Dirk Hulverscheidt using workshop platform tools, such as Howspace, to enable interaction between presenters and participants.

Full workshops series

  • Online workshop 1: Ongoing developments in EU Member States and the role of REDII 5 October 2020, 15.00 -18.00 CEST
  • Online workshop 2: Biomass supply from in- and outside the EU 19 October 2020 15.00-18.00 (CEST)
  • Online workshop 3: How to ensure that using biomass maintains and protects  biodiversity 9 November 2020 15.00-18.00 (CET)
  • Online workshop 4: Carbon, forests and climate impacts of woody biomass 30  November 2020 15.00-18.00 CET.
  • Online workshop 5: Social impacts of woody biomass 20 January 2021 15.00-18.00 CET.