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3 - 5 November 2020|Steigenberger Wilcher's Hotel,Brussels

The global event for the ethanol and biofuels industry


F.O. Licht's World Ethanol & Biofuels - 23 years of connecting the industry

Responding to the global energy and protein challenge

What to expect from World Ethanol & Biofuels 2020

Global marketplace

The European Green Deal, getting the RFS back on track in the US, Brazil’s decarbonisation efforts through RenovaBio, and China reopening up its markets will change the production and trade dynamics of the biofuels marketplace. Get the latest updates and meet producers and buyers from across the world.

Ethanol production technology

Find out how advancements in production efficiency, process optimisation and yield maximisation will help you boost your plant’s margins.

Evolving revenue streams

Get the latest on producing high quality co-products to increase the value of your ethanol plant, or learn about growth opportunities in the molasses and beet pulp markets. Join us at the summit day on November 5th.

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Cellulosic and advanced biofuels

Bringing advanced biofuels production to scale through policy, commercialisation and technical solutions.

Biofuels in shipping & aviation

Take a close look at the role of renewable diesel and drop-in fuels in meeting the challenge of decarbonising aviation and shipping.

Network with the global industry

500+ people, 60+ countries. Meet everyone you need to meet in the same spot.

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Digital Dialogues

The World Ethnanol & Biofuels Digital Dialogues is a series of free-to-attend, in-depth webinars covering critical ethanol industry topics.

The first event in the series will feature Christoph Berg, managing director of F.O. Licht. The webinar will provide a rundown of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global ethanol markets, covering transportation fuel demand, low oil prices and the switch to sanitiser and disinfectant production.

Who you will meet

Attendees from the industry
Countries represented from 5 continents
Producer attendance

Summit Days

Two one-day summits taking place after the main conference on November 5.

Distillers Grains & Co-Product Diversification Summit

Attend this one-day summit to increase the value of your co-product streams, get the latest updates on production technology and discover new opportunities.

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Molasses & Sugar Beet Pulp Markets Summit

Take advantage of the latest developments in the sugar market and assess new growth opportunities in molasses and beet pulp production.

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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.

Sponsors & Exhibitors 2020

Supporting Association

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

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