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BPPF 2018

18th Baltic Peat Producers Forum

BPPF 2018 took place in Tartu, Estonia and was organised by the Estonian Peat Association.


Industry 4.0, Karl Viiol, Tartu Business Advisory

Bioeconomy 2030: A vision for sustainable development and growth, Gilbert Ludwig, Jyväskyla University of Applied Sciences

Peat production and innovation, Marc Peray, Premier Tech
Peat for Food and Quality of Life: available peat resources and expected demand for peat in future, Bernd Hofer, Hofer & Pautz GbR
Growing media – future outlook and trends, Jüri Tiidermann, ASB Greenworld Eesti OÜ

Peat production in Lithuania in 2018, Giedrius Kavaliauskas, Lithuanian Peat Producers Association
Peat-based composite materials, Jüri Liiv, University of Tartu
Activated carbon from peat, Enn Lust, University of Tartu (presentation is not available for sharing, in case of special interest please contact
Hortifibre, wood fibre for substrates: 20 years of experience, Kenneth Laming, Florentaise

Peat production in Latvia in 2018, Ingrida Krigere, Latvian Peat Association
Paludiculture – is it really worth it? Ilze Ozola, Lake and Peatland Research Centre
Restoration of damaged peatlands – benefits for nature and climate, Nerijus Zableckis, Lithuanian Fund for Nature
Abandoned peat extraction sites – will future be wetter and better? Ain Kull, University of Tartu

Peat production in Estonia in 2018, Erki Niitlaan, Estonian Peat Association
Moss, forgotten renewable raw material, Teppo Rantanen, Biolan Baltic
Adding value to peat production management by using IT, Peteris Gredzens, Intellitech
Internet of Things (IoT) in peatlands: Sensing CO and Temperature using smart sensors, Ove Tüksammel, Head of Levikom IoT solutions
Modern solutions for preventing and extinguishing wildfires, Taavi Teets, Firesolutions OÜ

Photo gallery of the BPPF2018

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