Vaasa Gas Exchange

WELCOME TO MEET ACTORS FROM TODAY’S HOTTEST INDUSTRY

The Vaasa Gas Exchange (VGE) is an international networking event for energy experts, focusing on natural gas and biogas in all formats for power generation, transport and shipping. VGE will be held for the third time in 2018.

VGE will take place on Thursday, 22 March 2018 in the Vaasa City Hall. At the heart of the event is the exhibition hall where exhibitors can showcase their activities and products. In addition, there will be a free open seminar and exhibitor briefings.

FIND OUT WHAT POSSIBILITIES THRIVING GAS MARKET OFFERS

VGE offers the opportunity to meet other actors, driving forces and potential partners from Finland and various other parts of the world. In the exhibition and seminar visitors can find out what possibilities, challenges and alternatives the gas market offers currently and in the near future.

Almost 80 exhibitors have booked a stand. They feature representatives of manufacturers of vehicles; waste management; consultants and educators; research and expert organizations; universities; equipment, technology, plant, natural gas and biogas suppliers & manufacturers as well as experts from several other fields of business.

Check out exhibitor list for 2018

Invitation to the event

VGE Presentations:

GAS EXCHANGE SEMINAR

First session

Mikael Nyberg, Ministry of Transport and Communications

Kaloyan Tsilev, NGVA Europe, the Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association

Maria Malmkvist, Swedish Gas Association

David Hodgson, Department for International Trade

Second session

Outi Pakarinen, The Finnish Biogas Association AND Regional Council of Central Finland

Johan Saarela, Development Engineer, Ab Stormossen Oy

Kent Rasmussen, Puregas Solutions (a Wärtsilä company)

Jukka Metsälä, Gasum

Third session

Katriina Sirviö, University of Vaasa

Vesa Soppi, Volvo Finland Ab

Jani Hautaluoma, Valmet

Harri Suistio, Rauma Marine Constructions

 

EXHIBITOR BRIEFINGS

First session

Ammongas

Cryo Pur

Gasum

Åbo Akademi, Novia University of Applied Sciences

Swagelok Helsinki

Roschier, Attorneys Ltd.

Vahterus Oy

Viafin West Welding

BioGTS Oy

Second session

Oy Konwell Ab

TECON textile constructions GmbH

RMV Tech Oy

Oy Säätö Ab

Beup Automation Oy

Envor Protech: presentation will not be published

Neste Engineering Solutions Oy

University of Vaasa

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VGE organised by University of Vaasa in partnership with Gasum, Merinova, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Stormossen, VAMK University of Applied Sciences, VASEK, Wärtsilä and the Åbo Akademi University.

Vaasa city hall
Thursday 22 March

Free of charge.

22.03.2018

Gas Exchange Seminar

Chairman, Gas Exchange Seminar

Theme: Biogas and Natural Gas as Fuel in the Transport Sector

This year’s seminar will offer an overview of the prospects and trends in Finland and in Europe for using biogas and natural gas as fuel in the transport sector. Market penetration and acceptance will be a central theme of the seminar, while the reaction of local and national companies to switching to gas fuel will be examined. The production of biomethane, technical developments promoting the integration of gas in circular economies and examples of how gas fuel is being utlilized in land and sea based solutions will also be discussed.

FIRST SESSION: 10:00-11:15

10:00

The Role of Biogas and Natural Gas in the Climate Policy of Finnish Transport Sector

Mikael Nyberg
Director-General, Networks department
Ministry of Transport and Communications
10:15

G-mobility: A Global Solution For a Clean and Sustainable Transport System

Kaloyan Tsilev
EU Affairs Manager
NGVA Europe, the Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association
10:35

Sweden - A Green Forerunner with Biogas

Maria Malmkvist
Managing Director
Swedish Gas Association
10:55

A Whole Energy System Approach to Decarbonising the UK Energy System

11:15

Break

SECOND SESSION: 12:15-13:30

12:15

Biogas in Finland – Current Situation and Future Perspectives

Outi Pakarinen
Member of the Board / Project Manager
The Finnish Biogas Association / Regional Council of Central Finland
12:30

Sustainable Waste Management – Fuel for Public Transportation

12:50

Biogas Upgrading for Transport Applications

Kent Rasmussen
Sales Manager, Europe
Puregas Solutions (a Wärtsilä company)
13:10

Nordic Gas Ecosystem Developing - The Potential of Gas for Heavy Duty Vehicles/Heavy Road Transport

13:30

Break

THIRD SESSION: 14:00-15:15

14:00

Gas Expertise at the University of Vaasa

Katriina Sirviö
Chemist
University of Vaasa
14:15

Volvo Trucks – Towards Zero Emissions

14:35

Revolutionary Solutions for Growing Gas Fueling Station Supply Chain Control and Monitoring

14:55

LNG – One Option for the Green Revolutionary Ferry Design

Harri Suistio
Project Engineer
Rauma Marine Constructions

Exhibitor Briefings

Chairman, Exhibitor Briefings

FIRST SESSION: 11:00-12:30

11:00

Ammongas

11:10

Cryo Pur

11:20

Gasum

11:30

Åbo Akademi & Novia University of Applied Sciences

11:40

Swagelok Helsinki

11:50

Roschier, Attorneys Ltd.

12:00

Vahterus Oy

12:10

Viafin West Welding

12:20

BioGTS Oy

12:30

Break

SECOND SESSION: 13:00-14:30

13:00

Oy Konwell Ab

13:10

TECON textile constructions GmbH

13:20

RMV Tech Oy

13:30

Oy Säätö Ab

13:40

Beup Automation Oy

13:50

Envor Protech

14:00

Neste Engineering Solutions Oy

14:10

University of Vaasa

14:20

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Further Information:

Teemu Närvä

Project Manager, University of Vaasa
tel: +358 400 817 006

Vaasa Gas Exchange exhibitors

Over 70 exhibitors have registered

Invitation to Vaasa Gas Exhange

Welcome to meet actors from today's hottest industry