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SCOPE-FAPESP Bioenergy & Sustainability Symposium
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Washington DC, September 28th 2015
Organized by SCOPE and FAPESP
World Bank
701-18th Street- N.W, Room J B1-075


 1:00 PM


 2:00 PM



Welcome & Context for the World Bank: Gevorg Sargsyan (Program Manager & Global Lead, Energy & Extractives, WB), Erick Fernandes (Adviser, Agriculture WB).
Overview of SCOPE Bioenergy & Sustainability report: Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz (Science Director - FAPESP), Jon Samseth (SCOPE), Glaucia Mendes Souza (BIOEN-FAPESP).

 2:10 PM

Keynote: Bioenergy & Sustainability - Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz

 2:30 PM

Discussion session 1: Clean Energy and the environment (Biomass supply, food, water & biodiversity tradeoffs, multifunctional landscapes)

 3:15 PM

Coffee break

 3:30 PM

Discussion session 2: Sustainable development and innovation in bioenergy (Biofuels futures in a low fossil fuel price world? Bioenergy knowledge gaps for scaling up emerging techs and innovation; Financing and technical assistance needs for scaling up in developing countries)

 4:30 PM

Conclusions & Closing remarks

Additional documents


 Live streaming

 Bio Profiles of Invited Experts

 Press release