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Monday October 31st

Tour: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come visit Lulu Island, British Columbia’s first RNG Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). Located in Richmond, Lulu Island is considered to be one of the province’s most advanced wastewater treatment plants. This two-hour tour will provide attendees with the chance to see the WWTP’s secondary system treatment with trickling filter/solids contact process, as well as the recently installed water-based biogas scrubbing technology. Tickets for the tour are sold separately from the conference, please see more details here.

Please note that on-site registration is open from 10am – 2pm.

Tuesday November 1st

7:00 am – 8:00 am: Breakfast and Registration
Registration opens at 7:00 am. Breakfast and coffee served until 8:00 am.

8:00 am – 8:30 am: Welcome to 2022 Value of Biogas West
Welcome to 2022 Value of Biogas West, where you’ll hear what’s happening in the industry, network with your peers, and learn a wealth of biogas and RNG knowledge.

8:30 am – 9:40 am: Maximizing Opportunity & Profitability
While the sale of RNG is often the largest revenue stream for biogas projects, there are other opportunities to improve the bottom-line. These presentations will explain how profitability can be enhanced through tapping into additional opportunities, maximizing carbon intensity score and reducing operational expenses.

9:40 am – 10:00 am: Meet Our Exhibitors (Part 1)
The Canadian biogas marketplace is expanding with a wealth of service and supply partners. This quick introduction to our exhibitors will lead you to learn more about their technology, products, services, and expertise at their booths.

10:00 am – 10:45 am: Networking and Refreshments
Sponsored by: EPFC

10:45 am to Noon: Trials & Tribulations of Securing Non-Recourse Debt Financing
Are you exploring ways to finance a biogas or RNG project? Non-recourse debt financing protects borrowers’ personal finances and is often the preferred type of debt. This panel of experts will discuss the necessary steps, processes, and challenges of securing non-recourse debt financing for biogas projects in North America.

Noon – 12:20 pm: Meet Our Exhibitors (Part 2)
The Canadian biogas marketplace is expanding with a wealth of service and supply partners. This quick introduction to our exhibitors will lead you to learn more about their technology, products, services, and expertise at their booths.

12:20 pm – 1:45 pm: Lunch and Networking
Sponsored by: HoSt

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm: FortisBC’s State of the Union
British Columbia has been on the forefront of biogas and RNG development in Canada. Hear from our Presenting Sponsor about the current condition of renewable gas and what the future may hold.

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm: Contractual Negotiation & Insurance
Appropriate contract negotiation and adequate insurance coverage can be the difference between a project’s success and failure. This session will shed light on these aspects of biogas plant development and operation, helping you avoid mistakes and nasty surprises!

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Networking and Refreshments

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm: The Reality of Biogas Plant Construction
Biogas plant construction can be complicated. With the right people involved, many costly mistakes and problems can be avoided. This panel of experts will discuss the reality of constructing biogas plants and provide insight into their experiences.

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Network Reception
All attendees are invited to the Networking Reception. Network with intelligent, likeminded individuals while enjoying snacks and drinks from the Skyline Energy open bar.
Sponsored by: Skyline Energy

Wednesday November 2nd

7:30 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast
Breakfast and coffee served until 8:30 am.

8:30 am – 8:40 am: Welcome Remarks
Welcome back to 2022 Value of Biogas West

8:40 am – 10:00 am: Role of Renewable Gases in Transportation
Decarbonizing the transportation system can feel like playing pin-ball with new technologies emerging and more options to choose from! This panel of experts will discuss the benefits of renewable gases and key considerations necessary when choosing the most appropriate fleet decarbonization pathway.

10:00 am – 10:30 am: Networking and Refreshments
Sponsored by: EPFC

10:30 am – 11:10 am: Policy Drivers Shaping Biogas & RNG Development
Over the last decade, biogas & RNG have demonstrated significant growth responding to our global call for climate action. Government policies set the goalposts for industry direction and development. The presentations in this session will look at some key government policies shaping biogas & RNG markets in North America.

11:10 am – 12:30 pm: Showcasing Biogas & RNG Projects in North America
As North America’s biogas and renewable natural gas industry grows, more and more projects are being developed or coming on-line. This session will provide insight into some of these projects, including expansion of a wastewater treatment plant, two landfill gas projects, and high solids co-digestion facility.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch and Networking
Sponsored by: HoSt

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Feedstock – Your Key to Success
Feedstock is the most important element on which project success is built. This session will highlight how identifying reliable sources of feedstock, accurate feedstock testing and characterization, and analysis of new types of feedstocks are all critical to the success of biogas projects and the biogas industry.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Closing Remarks

Presenting Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor FortisBC logo

 

Gold Sponsor

 
Gold Sponsor ATCO logo
 

 

 

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor BCBN logo
Silver Sponsor Archaea logo

 

Silver Sponsor PlanET Biogas logo
Silver Sponsor BC Ministry of Agriculture logo

 

Silver Sponsor Evonik logo
Silver Énergir BCBN logo

 

Bronze Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor Azura Associates logo
Bronze Sponsor Xebec logo
Bronze Sponsor Dicklands Biogas logo

 

Bronze Sponsor  Andion logo
Bronze Sponsor Scovan logo
Bronze Sponsor TerraVest Renewables logo

 

 
Bronze Sponsor Smith Bros. & Wilson logo
 

 

 

Networking Reception Sponsor


Networking Reception Skyline logo

Morning Break Sponsor



Bronze Sponsor EPFC Corp logo

Lunch Sponsor



Lanyard Sponsor HoSt logo

 

 

Wifi Sponsor


  Wifi Sponsor Low Carbon Trading logo
 

 

Media Partner

Media Sponsor Bioenergy Insight logo
Media Sponsor Biogas Channel logo
Media Sponsor Biomass Magazine logo

 

 
Media Sponsor Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine logo