The Success & Visions for Bioenergy Workshop, hosted by
ThermalNet and supported by SUPERGEN Bioenergy, took place on the 22nd
- 23rd March 2007 at the Renaissance Hotel in Salzburg, Austria. The
workshop was well attended with approximately 125 attendees from across
the world, including Europe, Vietnam, the USA, Canada and China. The
workshop ran smoothly and efficiently and seemed to be enjoyed by
attendees from the positive feedback that has been received.
The intensive programme included 14 interesting presentations from a
wide range of speakers from within the bioenergy industry and research
community. The workshop started with state of the art presentations to
set the scene. The next set of presentations (Success Stories) were
case studies of successful bioenergy projects and the final
presentation session was concerned with visions for the future of the
There were 8 workshops throughout the event, which provided some lively
and stimulating discussion on focussed topics, the results/reports from
which were presented to all attendees at a conclusions session at the
end of the event.
Attendees were invited to submit papers and posters to the organising
committee, with papers being included in a book of proceedings, along
with the posters. Around 40 posters were displayed in the meeting room
and were available throughout the workshop, with specific poster
viewing and discussion sessions planned into the programme.As well as
the intensive programme of presentations, poster sessions and workshops
there was also a lively and enjoyable social evening at the workshop
banquet on Thursday night, which was a very nice 5 course meal in the
beautiful Stiftskeller St. Peters restaurant in Salzburg's picturesque
Old Town, with a pianist, violinist and double bass player providing
live classical music.
In summary the interesting content, scope of attendees from around
the world, enjoyable social events with great food and beautiful
setting all contributed to making this a very successful and enjoyable
For more information on this workshop, please visit the Success & Visions for Bioenergy Workshop main page.