Pellets 2017, Kalmar, Sweden

Pellets 2017, Kalmar, Sweden

Svebio, is organising the annual pellet conference in collaboration with the Swedish Pellet Association (PelletsFörbundet). The conference will take place in Kalmar, at Kalmar Castle in Sweden, 31 January to 1 February 2017.

Please note that the conference language day 1 is English since we have many interesting international speakers. Day 2 will be in Swedish only.

Contact Svebio if you have further questions or would like to sign up as a conference partner.

Tuesday 31 January

The conference starts with study visits in the morning. More information shortly.

12.30 Lunch at Kalmar Castle, Kungsgatan 1, Kalmar

13.30 International Pellet Markets, part 1, in English

Hall: Gröna Salen

In the sessions for the international pellet markets, the leading organisations in Europe and North America will give their perspectives on the statistics and future projections of the pellet markets. Recent developments and investments will be presented.

Results from Commission on Energy
Ingemar Nilsson, Social Democratic Party

Pellet market overview and European Pellet Council focuses
Eric Vial, European Pellet Council (EPC), Belgium

Industrial and heating pellet production in North and South America and the markets that they serve
William Strauss, Future Metrics, USA

International Pellet Markets, part 2, in English

Pellet market driven by carbon pricing
Bengt-Erik Löfgren, Swedish Pellet Association (PelletsFörbundet)

Pellet market trends in EU
Sofia Backéus, Svebio

Tests with steam treated and densified woody biomass
Peter Björklund, Valmet

Back vs White Pellets for steam production
Bengt Attebo, Petro Bio

EU Winter Package
Gustav Melin, Svebio

Dinner at “Slottsrestaurangen”, Kalmar Castle, Kungsgatan 1, Kalmar, that is included in the White Guide Nordic.

Wednesday 1 February, (in Swedish)

Please note that the programme is subject to change.


Please note, participants book their own hotel rooms!

Calmar Stadshotell, Stortorget 14, Kalmar,  Sweden.
For reservations:, +46 480-49 69 00.

Slottshotellet, Slottsvägen 7, Kalmar, Sweden.
For reservations:, +46 480-882 60.

Reservation code: ”Svebio – Pellets 2017”

Roll-up exhibition

As a participant at the Pellet conference you have the possibility to market your company by booking a spot for a roll-up.
Please contact Nina Soliva ( for further questions.

Member of Svebio or PelletsFörbundet: 10 000 SEK
Non member of Svebio or PelletsFörbundet: 13 000 SEK
The prices includes participation for one person to the conference.

Participation and prices (excluding VAT)

31 January and 1 February

  • Member of Svebio or PelletsFörbundet: 5 500 SEK
  • Non member of Svebio or PelletsFörbundet: 7 400 SEK
  • Researchers with focus on energy: 2 700 SEK
  • Students: 800 SEK
  • Journalists: Free of charge, registration required

31 January or 1 February

  • Member of Svebio or PelletsFörbundet: 3 800 SEK
  • Non member of Svebio or PelletsFörbundet: 4 700 SEK

Dinner 31 January is included in all the prices but excluding VAT.


If cancellation is done later than the 20 January 2017 and no other person is appointed, the entire conference fee will be billed.


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