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3 - 5 November 2020|Attend in Brussels or join online

The global event for the ethanol and biofuels industry

Connect in-person or online with attendees from Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa

F.O. Licht's World Ethanol & Biofuels - 23 years of connecting the industry
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New flexible booking options mean you can physically attend or opt for a digital-only pass to connect from anywhere in the world. Find out more.

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Responding to the global energy and protein challenge

What to expect from World Ethanol & Biofuels 2020

In-person and online
In-person and online

The 2020 agenda has been thoughtfully put together to meet the latest health and safety recommendations and to work simultaneously on our new virtual platform. Whether you choose to join us in Brussels or attend online, you’ll gain access to live content, a combined networking platform and the ability to set-up meetings with other attendees wherever they are in the world.

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COVID-19 & the global marketplace
COVID-19 & the global marketplace

Ongoing discussions about the European Green Deal, amendments to the RFS in the US, the implementation of RenovaBio in Brazil, and China reopening up its markets will all take place against a backdrop of economic uncertainty and recovery from COVID-19. Get the latest updates and find out what these developments will mean for the ethanol and biofuels industries.

New frontiers for biofuels
New frontiers for biofuels

Discuss the policies, commercialisation strategies and technical solutions needed to bring advanced biofuels production to scale, and hear fresh perspectives on the role of renewable diesel and drop-in fuels for meeting decarbonisation challenges in shipping and aviation.

Digital-only booking option
Digital-only booking option

Choose between physically attending World Ethanol & Biofuels in Brussels or opt for a digital-only pass to join us online.

A digital-only pass provides you with access to the physical event's world-class content, expert speakers and networking opportunities via the online event platform.

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Evolving revenue streams
Evolving revenue streams

Get the latest on producing high quality co-products to increase the value of your ethanol plant. Join us on November 5th for the separately bookable Distillers Grains & Co-Product Diversification Summit.

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Network with the global industry
Network with the global industry

500+ people, 60+ countries. Meet everyone you need to meet at the physical event venue or using the new online networking tool.

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Distillers Grains & Co-Product Diversification Summit

Attend this one-day summit on November 5th to increase the value of your co-product streams, get the latest updates on production technology and discover new opportunities. The summit will help you to:

  • Increase the value of your ethanol plant through differentiation of the co-product.
  • Assess the pros and cons of new co-products. 
  • Determine the drivers when considering alternative technologies. 
  • Factor the value of the co-product into the carbon footprint of the plant.

Win new business from a captive audience

World Ethanol & Biofuels provides a platform to promote your company and technology to hundreds of international biofuels executives.

We have a range of highly effective ways to boost your brand's profile and visibility. Tell us what you want to achieve and we'll help you get there.

Contact Marina Pospelova on +44 (0)20 7017 7205 or

Who you will meet

Attendees from the industry
Countries represented from 5 continents
Producer attendance

Digital Dialogues

The World Ethanol & Biofuels Digital Dialogues are a series of free webcasts for the sugar, ethanol and biofuels industries.

Keep an eye on the Digital Dialogues page for updates on upcoming webcasts, or sign up to the mailing list using the button below.

Networking Dinner

Join us at a prestigious Brussels restaurant for a fine-dining experience with your peers. The networking dinner is an ideal opportunity to get to reconnect and get to know new contacts in a relaxed setting.

Interested in hosting the dinner or sponsoring a table? Speak to Marina Pospelova: E: or T: +44 (0)20 7017 7205

World Ethanol & Biofuels TV

We caught up with some of the key speakers at World Ethanol & Biofuels 2019 to get their perspectives on the market forces and regulatory drivers currently shaping the global biofuels industry. Head over to our YouTube channel to see what they had to say.

Previous interviewees have included representatives from ePURE, Scania, Boeing, Raizen, Sucden, Ethanol Europe, Vertex Bioenergy and the Clean Fuels Development Coalition.

2019 Highlights Reel

Watch the best moments from World Ethanol & Biofuels 2019.

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