Green Economy Days 2018

Facilitating Green
Economy Markets

NOVEMBER 16-17 
BankHotel, Lviv, Ukraine 
GREEN ECONOMY DAYS 2018 foster development of green economy markets tackling environmental challenges in Ukraine 
Organizers
Lviv Business Support Center

This programme is implemented by the EBRD and funded under the EU4Business Initiative of the European Union.
The EU4Business Initiative covers all EU support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the region of the Eastern Partnership which brings together the EU, its member states and six partner countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. More information on www.eu4business.eu 

Specific objectives 

  • Boost transition to green economy
  • Raise awareness on state of relevant nascent markets in Ukraine
  • Provide business networking platform for current and potential market players  

Participants

  • Solid biomass and energy crops producers
  • Biomass-based heat and power producers
  • Waste management companies (including biogas producers)
  • Investors
  • International financial institutions
  • Local authorities, esp. responsible for energy and waste management
  • Field experts, consultants and related project managers
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Speakers
Ivan Nadein
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UKRTEPLO

Ukraine
Elina Velinova
Expert in waste management and chemical handling

Bulgaria
Iryna Hnap
Director
"Salix Energy"
Ukraine
Serhiy Kiral
M. P., Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship 
Parliament of Ukraine

Ukraine
Tetyana Kolesnyk
Associate Professor of the Department of Ecology, Technology of Environmental Protection and Forestry
National University of Water and Environmental Engineering


Ukraine
Andriy Zinchenko
Co-founder
Greencubator


Ukraine
Orest Kiyko
Head of the Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology

Ukraine
Dmytro Malynovskyi
Ukraine
Andrzej Rajkiewicz
Senior expert - project manager, development and economic and financial evaluation of energy efficiency projects and programs

Poland
Volodymyr Vorobey
Managing Director
PPV Knowledge Networks

Ukraine
Adam Sarnaszek
CEO BIOCONTROL 
Founding Member of
Polish Pellet Council


Poland
Oleg Kostrykin 
Head of the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities (NKREKP)


Ukraine
Vasyl Sehin
Head of NGO
Council of the Forest Sector


Ukraine
Yaroslav Melekh
Green Economy Analyst


Ukraine
Tetyana Omelyanenko

Ukraine
Georgii Geletukha
Chairman
"Bioenergy Association of Ukraine"

Ukraine
Svyatoslav Pavlyuk
Director of the Association "Energy Efficient Cities of Ukraine"

Ukraine
Victor Begey
Director
ELIKON-POSTACH


Ukraine
Liudmyla Poltorachenko
Deputy of Director of the Department - Head of Handling household waste Division
    
Ukraine
Vilma Gaubyte
Director
LITBIOMA
 
Lithuania
Halyna Kohut




Ukraine
Serhiy Pylypchuk
Head of the Buhrynska CCs
Ukraine
DAY 1

Panel 1. Business and natural capital: responsibility and business opportunities

  • The current state of greening the economy in Ukraine (general overview of environmental policy in regards to role of business).
  • EU policy as a driver for green economy markets emergence and development.
  • Financial incentives and financial resources as drivers for activating business. 
DAY 1

Panel 2. Creating the level playing field for business in green economy markets 

  • Illegal markets and illegal activities - the case of forest solid biomass markets.
  • System design - how to design markets and systems, role of business and role of other players.
  • Investor perspective on market transparency.
Parallel Tracks
Track 1
Solid Biomass

  • Business models evolution at the Ukrainian solid biomass market
  • Closed-loop regional and local biomass markets - private or communal ownership dilemma
Track 2
Solid Municipal Waste Management 
  • Models for solid waste management and their roll-out in Ukraine
  • Role of financial incentives and access to funding for market development
  • Business case for private players 
Track 3
Waste of Electronic and Electric Equipment
  • State of play in setting up market for WEEE
  • Players and drivers for Ukrainian WEEE handling system
  • Ukrainian WEEE system design 
DAY 2 
Thematic Workshops
Workshop fee is UAH 1.200, incl. VAT.
The organizers provide lunch and refreshments during coffee breaks
Workshop 1
Business Case
for Energy Crops 

The workshop is tailored for SMEs, municipal companies and local authorities interested in energy crops planning, planting and use for energy needs. Ukrainian cases will be reviewed and recommendations for commercial use of energy crops in Ukraine provided. 
Workshop 2
Biomass Markets
in the EU

The workshop will outline market dynamic for solid biomass markets in the EU, focusing on business case for export from Ukraine, certification issues as well as general drivers for biomass demand in the EU. 
Contacts
For inquiries
regarding participation 

Iryna Burbylo 
+380 67 6529660
ib@ppv.net.ua

For inquiries from
speakers and partners
  
Yaroslav Melekh 
+380 67 3410224
ym@ppv.net.ua

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Location 
BankHotel Lviv
8 Lystopadovoho Chynu,
Lviv, Ukraine

Registration 
https://form.jotformeu.com/72954266886373