More than 210 participants have joined the International Conference "Biomass for Energy 2018" – a professional event in the field of bioenergy in Ukraine with a wide representation of politicians, public, business and science authorities. This year the conference had a record number of participants: 214! Of these, 26 are from abroad (Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Russia, USA, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Japan). Among the professional participants, there were representatives of political circles and state authorities, consulting and commercial firms, industrial enterprises, agricultural holdings, professional associations, research and educational establishments, public organizations etc. Organizers of the Conference: Bioenergy Association of Ukraine; State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine; Renewable Energy Agency; Institute of Engineering Thermophysics; the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Scientific Engineering Centre “Biomass”. Conference Program included:• Discussion with representatives of the government and business on the subject: «Вдосконалення законодавчої підтримки розвитку біоенергетики в Україні (зелені тарифи на електроенергію, система електронної торгівлі біопаливом»;• Plenary and oral reports on the following sections: Strategy and policy issues, Electricity generation and heat production from solid biomass, Use of MSW for heat and power production, Biomass resources and pre-treatment, Biogas;• Awarding winners of Bioenergy Award "Golden Miskanthus 2018". Conference Sponsors: Turboden S.p.A. (Italy), Green Biomass Energy (Slovenia), Richard Kablitz Gmbh (Germany). With financial support: UNDP Project "Development and Commercialization of Bioenergy Technologies in the Municipal Sector in Ukraine". The Conference covered a wide range of issues related to energy use of biomass: biomass resources; research and development of bioenergy technologies; demonstration and commercial biomass projects; issues of legislation, development strategies and bioenergy projects financing; thermal and electric energy production from the solid biomass; economic and environmental aspects of the development of biomass energy production technologies; production and use of biogas; biofuel market; possibilities of growing sustainable raw materials for 2nd generation biofuels. Venue:Great conference hall of the NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine. ALL PHOTOS you can view and download here. Presentation of the UABio Head of the Board Georgii Geletukha at the "Biomass for energy 2018" Conference You can view here.Find out more about the conference: http://uabioconf.org/en/ Watch the conference news and to next year meeting at the International Conference "Biomass for Energy 2019"!