Vaasa Gas Exchange
WELCOME TO VAASA GAS EXCHANGE IN VAASA, FINLAND, 23 MARCH 2023! 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.
THE PURPOSE AND GOAL OF VGE
The event is held in the growing Nordic gas cluster. The cluster has several active companies and actors working together with innovative projects such as a new LNG terminal and gas fueling stations. VGE will take place on Thursday, 23 March 2023 in the Vaasa City Hall.
At VGE, enterprises will have an opportunity to meet other actors, driving forces and potential partners from Finland and abroad. At the heart of the event is the exhibition hall where exhibitors can showcase their activities and products.
Participants have an opportunity to reserve conference rooms to hold meetings with corporate representatives. In addition, there will be a free open seminar and an evening and networking function on Wednesday, 22 March 2023.
VGE is organised by the University of Vaasa in partnership with Gasum, Merinova, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Stormossen, VASEK, Viexpo, Wärtsilä, and the Åbo Akademi University, and is part of the Vaasa EnergyWeek event.
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WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SEMINARS
Vaasa EnergyWeek is an international energy conference consisting of several events.
Biogas As a Part of Modern Energy Business Solutions
The Vaasa Gas Exchange 2023 seminar is back with expert speeches and interesting panel discussions. In the seminar Biogas As a Part of Modern Energy Business Solutions, you will be able to learn about what kind of scalable business is possible through digitally connected biogas hubs. As well ideas for sustainable biogas production will be heard. It is also possible to learn how renewable gases could be a solution for road transport. At the end of seminar there will be interesting panel lead by Anders Wilfors from Novia.
- Moderator: Anders Wilfors, Project Leader Novia University of Applied
9:00-9:15 Towards flexible and scalable biogas business through digitally connected biogas hubs, Research Programme Manager, Karita Luokkanen-Rabetino, VEBIC, University of Vaasa
9.15-9:30 Aspects for sustainable biogas production, Professor Mika Ruusunen, Biorefinery Measurements, University of Oulu
10:00-10:30 Panel discussion, moderator Anders Wilfors, Project Leader Novia University of Applied Sciences
Research Programme Manager, Karita Luokkanen-Rabetino, VEBIC, University of Vaasa
Professor Mika Ruusunen, Biorefinery Measurements, University of Oulu Senior Business Development Manager, Jussi Vainikka, Gasum Oy Seminar 2: E Fuels and Hydrogen ecosystem – perspectives for the future opportunities
E Fuels and Hydrogen Ecosystem – Perspectives For the Future Opportunities
In the seminar you will be able to learn about what is and will be the situation in hydrogen ecosystem in Ostrobothnia and what kind of practices we have in Finland. There will be also the versatile speech of H-flex-E. At the end of the seminar there will be interesting panel lead by Marko Huttula, professor from University of Oulu.
13:00-13:20 The Emerging Hydrogen Ecosystem in Ostrobothnia: Current state, challenges, and future opportunities, project leader Kaisa Penttilä, Novia University of Applied Sciences
13:20-13:40 Future Hydrogen economy in practice: Finland’s largest hydrogen plant, case Flexens Kokkola, CEO Berndt Schalin, Flexens Oy Ab
13:40-14.00 H-flex-E – collaboration for a feasible P2X2P-plant, development manager Niko Toppari, EPV, development manager Jakob Frants, Vaasan Sähkö and senior development manager Hanna Berg, Wärtsilä
14:00-14.30 Panel discussion, moderator Marko Huttula, professor, Nano and Molecular Systems Research Unit, Faculty of Science, University of Oulu
Project leader Kaisa Penttilä, Novia University of Applied Sciences
CEO Berndt Schalin, Flexens Oy Ab
Development manager Niko Toppari, EPV, development manager Jakob Frants, Vaasan Sähkö and senior development manager Hanna Berg, Wärtsilä
Professor Timo Fabritius, Process Metallurgy Research Unit, Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu
For more information Anne Gustafsson-Pesonen
Free of charge.