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2019 March 05

Invitation: Annual Meetings 2019

Download the invitation here: Link

Register your interest here:

World Bioenergy Association is pleased to invite the Board and Members to the WBA Annual Meetings 2019 in Georgia, USA during April 29 – May 03. The Annual Meetings are an excellent opportunity for the international bioenergy community to network and exchange ideas and best practices in promoting the sustainable development of bioenergy.

We are pleased to have USIPA (US Industrial Pellets Association) as partner for this event.

The itinerary is attached below:

Date Location
April 28 Arrival in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Overnight Stay @ Airport
April 29   Pick up at Atlanta Airport (Westin Atlanat Airport Hotel)
  Site Visit - Georgia Biomass Pellet Mill, Waycross
  Site Visit - Forest Harvest Site, Waycross
  Overnight Stay @ Savannah
April 30    Pick up @ Savannah (Springhill Suites by Marriott)
  Site Visit - Georgia Biomass Port Facility, Savannah
  Site Visit - Fram Renewable Fuels Pellet Mill, Hazlehurst
  Overnight Stay @ Athens
May 01  WBA Annual Meetings (UGA Warnell School of Forestry)
  UGA, ORNL and IEA Bioenergy Workshop
May 02 UGA, ORNL and IEA Bioenergy Workshop
May 03  UGA, ORNL and IEA Bioenergy Workshop (Untill 12 noon)
  Athens, Georgia to Atlanta International Airport

*Registration fees for attendance at the workshop is additional and to be borne by the delegates. More details about payment available here: Link                  


Delegates are requested to make their own flight arrangements. The recommended airport is Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport.


Delegates should make their own hotel accommodation. A list of recommended hotels is provided below.

April 28 – Stay at Hotels at Atlanta Airport

April 29 – Stay in Savannah, Georgia

April 30, May 01, May 02 – Stay in Athens, Georgia

Local Transportation

WBA will arrange local transportation from hotel to site visits and meetings etc. for the delegates. More information will be sent later. To know the exact number of delegates, please confirm your attendance asap.


We request all to register your interest here:


Please visit the respective US Embassies in your country to know about appropriate visa procedures. If required, an invitation letter will be issued to aid your applications.

For any clarifications, please contact us: +46 8 441 70 84 //


Recommended Hotels


Because the stay in Atlanta is short and the group will have just arrived from long flights, staying near the airport is recommended:




For any queries, please contact us:

+46 8 441 70 84