2nd Conference – Denmark

The second COASTAL Biogas conference will take place on the 13th of November 2019 at Roskilde University, Denmark. On the 14th of November there will be a study tour to Solrød biogas plant, currently the only biogas plant using cast seaweed as co-substrate in the Baltic Sea region.

The conference and the study tour are free of charge and limited to 50 participants. To register please send your name, affiliation, if you have any special food request (e.g. lactose intolerant) and if you intend to participate in the study tour to jorgen.held@beic.nu. The registration is completed when you receive confirmation.

Please note that we are not able to provide visa invitation letters for a free conference.


13 November 2019
09:00-10:00 Registration and coffee break
10:00-10:30 Keynote speech
Susanna Kaasinen, HELCOM
10:30-10:50 The COASTAL Biogas project
Anne Roßmann, FNR, project coordinator
10:50-11:30 Experiences from Solrød/development at RUC
Tyge Kjaer, RUC
11:30-11:50 Co-digestion of cast algae in lab scale
Robert Aranowski and Iwona Cichowska-Kopczyńska, GUT
11:50-12:00 Questions
12:00-13:00 LUNCH
13:00-13:20 The GRASS project
Efthalia Arvaniti, SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG
13:20-13:40 Beach cast biomass as a resource
Mette Jørgensen, Guldborgsund Municipality
13:40-14:00 Co-digestion of manure and others waste resources – updates from Baltic Manure project
Knud Tybirk, Samsø Municipality
14:00-14:10 Questions
14:10-14:40 COFFEE BREAK
14:40-15:00 Digestate regulations and management in Denmark
Bruno Sander Nielsen, Danish Biogas Association
15:00-15:20 Nutrient recovery by digestate processing
Bernhard Drosg, IEA Bioenergy Task 37
15:20-15:40 EBA’s policy work on digestate management
Harm Grobrügge, European Biogas Association
15:40-15:50 Questions
15:50-16:35 Panel debate
Harm Grobrügge, European Biogas Association
Bernhard Drosg, IEA Bioenergy Task 37
Susanna Kaasinen, HELCOM
Bruno Sander Nielsen, Danish Biogas Association
14 November 2019
09:30-15:00 Study tour to Solrød biogas facility. The bus departures from Roskilde University 09:30, from Zleep hotel 09:45 and from the central station 10:00. The bus goes the same way back arriving at Roskilde University at 15:00.

How to get there
The address is Universitetsvej 1, 4000 Roskilde. The conference is in 03.1-s21 (Auditorium B). From Copenhagen Airport there are trains to Copenhagen central station where one changes for trains to Roskilde. The trip from the Airport to the central station takes 13 minutes and from the central station to Roskilde 22 minutes.