By: Volterra

Invitation to the first Technical Seminar in El Arenal - Ávila, Spain

Technical seminar: Bioethanol production by means of floating green filters in aquatic areas

The Comunidad de Regantes de El Arenal, partner of the Life Biomass Project C+/CCM/GR/00044, is organizing this technical conference on bioethanol production by means of floating green filters in aquatic areas on 28th November in El Arenal, Ávila.

The conference will be held in the hermitage "Las Majadas" in El Arenal and includes a visit to the test areas of the Irrigation Community of El Arenal.

Among others, Manuel Zapatero, from the Irrigation Community, and Dolores Curt, researcher from the Agroenergetics Group of the Complutense University of Madrid, both members of the Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Agrónomos de Centro y Canarias, will take part in the conference.

Life Biomass C+ Project Programme

11 a.m. Reception and Welcome to attendees

Manuel Zapatero Estefanía - El Arenal Irrigators' Community

11.10 h LIFE PROGRAMMES. Opportunities for rural development. Presentation of the LIFE BIOMASS C+ Project.

Sven Kallen - Volterra Ecosystems S.L

11.30 h LIFE BIOMASS C+. Technical aspects related to the Project during the first campaign (2017 - 2018)

Manuel Zapatero Estefanía - Irrigation Community of El Arenal

11:50 h LIFE BIOMASS C+. Technical and physiological aspects related to cattails (Typha latipholia L.)

Dolores Curt - Agro-energy Group Polytechnic University of Madrid

12.15 h LIFE BIOMASS C+. Visit with all attendees to the trial sites; 2017 - 2018 campaign. Comments and Questions

All partners and attendees

14.00 h Return to El Arenal

14.15 h Spanish wine. End of the technical day.