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International Conference: Progress in Biogas IV

8 March - 11 March 2017

Conference March 8 & 9, Workshops March 10 and City tours March 11 2017


Program of the conference is available now. PIB IV Program


Please download the form to register and attend the conference Registration form




Conference Information


The International Conference Progress in Biogas IV will be held in Stuttgart, Germany on March 8th to 11th 2017 at the University of Hohenheim. The conference is organized by the IBBK Fachgruppe Biogas GmbH in cooperation with the University of Hohenheim.


The developments in the fields of production and process engineering, frame conditions and use possibilities will be presented and discussed in contributions to and from practice, science and politics. The fourth edition of the conference covers the advances on low-tech biogas plants, biogas generation from biowaste and wastewater treatment plants, digestate application and management, innovative digestion technologies, pretreatment technologies, gas cleaning and gas processing as well as the optimal integration of biogas in the energy system. The modeling, controlling of the biogas process and the inhibition of the process will be also discussed.


The conference will last two days and will be divided into parallel sessions. On the third day, a "workshop day," in the framework of a total of four workshops (two in parallel in the morning, two in parallel in the afternoon) will take place. On the fourth day the participants will have the opportunity to visit several attractions in the metropolitan region of Stuttgart on a guided excursion.



Important dates:

09th January 2017

Deadline for abstract / paper submission (accepted Abstracts)

20th February 2017

Deadline for PPT submission 

8th – 11th March 2017

International Conference "Progress in Biogas IV"

Conference Rates


Standard Price


450 € plus 19% VAT*


100 € plus 19% VAT (2 Workshops 150 € plus 19% VAT)

Evening reception

20 € plus 19% VAT

Oral, Oral-Poster & Poster Presentations


300 € plus 19% VAT 
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Evening reception 

20 € plus 19% VAT



200 € plus 19% VAT1

Evening reception

10 € plus 19% VAT1


1Certificate of matriculation required

*FnBB members receive 20% discount on the Conference price. Not applicable on the Workshop or Evening reception


The registration fee includes:

  • Digital proceedings of the conference
  • Abstracts booklet of the conference
  • Soft drinks and coffee during the breaks as well as lunch during the conference
  • Coffee breaks and lunch will be included during the workshops

Registration & Payment

Please send us the completely filled and signed registration form via fax (+49 7954 926 204) or email (t.gruszkos(at)

The registration is legally binding. Each participant has to fill in his/her own registration form. You will receive the invoice by e­mail, which is considered as confirmation. The payment has to be done via bank transfer to the specified bank account in the invoice after receiving it. Participants will be debited with incurred bank charges.



Cancellations must be received in writing by mail or fax. For cancellations until 08.02.2017 a processing fee of EUR 80 plus VAT will be charged. For cancellations after 08.02.2017 the full participation fee will be charged. In default of appearance (even in case of illness) the full participation fee must be payed. Substitutions are welcome up to 48 hours prior to the event. If the organizer cancels the conference the full participation fee will be refunded. Further claims are excluded.

Travel, Accommodation, Visa

The costs of travel and accommodation are not included in the conference fee. Participants and speakers are requested to organize and finance their travel and accommodation themselves.

Please check if you require a visa to enter Germany. If you do, include a copy of your passport with the registration form. We will issue an invitation letter to accompany your visa application to attend the conference. The invitation letter will be sent after the participant has been registered and the registration fee has been received. See also the Hotel Information.

Personal data processing and Liability

The requested personal data will be used to compile the participant list distributed to the conference attendees. No data will be disclosed to anyone outside the conference.

The organizer cannot be held responsible for injury to participants or for damage to, or loss of their personal belongings, regardless of the cause. We strongly advice you to make your own insurance agreements.


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Leading organisations:


University of Hohenheim State Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Bioenergy

Contact for: Abstracts, papers, programm

Jenny Aragundy-Kaiser


+49 7954 926 203


+49 7954 926 204

Contact for: Sponsoring, exhibition, registration:

Tristan Gruszkos


+49 7954 921 969


+49 7954 926 204


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