Nordic Technical Meeting: “Sustainable Beer Production in the Future”  – Cancelled!!!
15. March 2020:

Dear friends, colleagues, speakers and sponsors.

With our deepest regret Nordic Technical Meeting is cancelled! Due to the global Covid-19 crisis we follow the guidelines from the government.

Though the meeting was planned to be held in two months from now, we had some very important deadlines from Hotel Tivoli. With that in mind and an unknown future regarding the global crisis and an economic risk for the Danish Master Brewers Association we had no other choice than to cancel the meeting.

But this does not mean that there won’t be a meeting. Next year hopefully around the same time in May. We would like to see you all for the Nordic Technical Meeting.

On behalf of the Danish Master Brewers Association and the steering committee for the meeting. I will thank you all for the willingness and great support related to the meeting and all the work around it.

Stay safe until we meet again.

Best Regards

Allan Poulsen


(original post:)

15 January 2020


Danish Master Brewers´ Association are both happy and proud to be able to invite you to the 28th Nordic Technical Meeting in Copenhagen May 13-15, 2020.

The theme for the 28th Meeting is: “Sustainable Beer Production in the Future”

Both small, medium and large breweries as well as suppliers will face an increasing focus on the way beer and soft drinks are produced from the future customers. In order to stay relevant, we have to meet their increasing expectations.


Meeting highlights:

18 Relevant presentations about sustainable brewing from raw materials to handling of byproducts & waste.

Discussions and product presentations with relevant suppliers’ in-between presentations

Visit to Denmark’s 1nd largest brewery, Faxe Bryggeri incl. dinner (Wednesday).

Dinner at Copenhagen (Thursday)

Visit to Denmark’s biggest beer festival (Friday)


Meeting fee and registration

The conference fee is 2.500 DKK per person which includes 2 x lunch, 2 x dinner, trip to Faxe Bryggeri and entrance ticket + 5 beer tokens for the beer festival.



Booking is done by contacting Benny Poulsen preferably by email: or alternatively by phone +45 40 60 33 27.


Wednesdays – 13 May

13.00 – 14.15 Networking and registration 

14.20 Welcome and Opening Speech by Chairman Allan Poulsen 

14.30 – 15.30 The Ongoing Climate Discussions. How do we handle the global challenges. 

15.35 – 15.50 Is Organic Beer Production Sustainable by Per Kølster Chairman Organic Denmark. 

15.55 – 16.15 Sustainable Breweries – How does the Future Look Like by Ina Verstl, Brauwelt 

16.20 – 16.35 Break – networking and supplier presentations/discussions 

16.40 – 17.00 Can Micro Brewing at all be Sustainable by Michael Knoth, Craft Brewing Consult 

17.05 – 17.25 Sustainable Development of Breweries by, NIRAS Consulting 

17.30 – 17.50 Sustainable Brewing Solutions by Magnus Andrén, ÅF Consult 

18.00 Departure from Hotel Tivoli, Dinner in Copenhagen 


Thursdag – 14 May

08.00 – 08.30 Coffee and networking 

08.30 Welcome to Day 2 by chairman Allan Poulsen 

08.35 – 08.55 Sustainable dry Hopping and Organic Hop Growing by Carlos Ruiz, HVG Germany 

09.00 – 09.25 Enzymatic Solutions for more Sustainable Beer Production by, Novozymes 

10.00 – 10.30 Break – networking and supplier presentations/discussions 

10.35 – 10.55 Current and Future Climate-Friendly Malt Production by Claes Fuglsang, Fuglsang Malt 

11.00 – 11.25 Neer Yeast for better and Simpler Alcohol Free Beer Production by, Christian Hansen 

11.30 – 11.55 Modern Non-GMO breeding for Sustainable Barley varieties by Carlsberg 

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch 

13.05 – 13.30 Waste Water – Sustainable Solutions for Breweries by Anne Abraham, Krüger A/S 

13.35 – 14.00 Steps towards Climate Friendly Packaging Solutions by Håkon Langen, Carlsberg 

14.05 – 14.30 Late Manufacturing/Flexible Beer Supply by Anders Kokholm, Carlsberg Denmark, 

14.35 – 15.00 One-way Kegs vs. Steel kegs, sustainable solutions by, Micro Matic A/S

15.05 – 15.30 Sustainable CIP – How to Lower Consumption of Water and Detergents by, Ecolab 

15.35 – 16.00 Break – networking and supplier presentations/discussions 

17.15 – Departure from TIVOLI HOTEL – Brewery Visit including Dinner. (Royal Unibrew, Fakse)


Friday – 15 May

08.30 – 09.00 Coffee and networking 

09.00 Welcome to Day 3 by chairman Allan Poulsen 

09.05 – 09.30 Handling of Industrial Biomass for Green Energy Production by Per Nørgård, Oerbaek Biomass 

09.35 – 10.00 Equipment for Low alcohol Production by, Alfa Laval 

10.05 – 10.30 State-of-the art CO2 Recovery by, Pentair Haffmans 

10.35 – 11.00 Break – networking and supplier presentations/discussions 

11.05 – 11.30 Sustainable Beer Filtration and Stabilization by, Pall 

11.35 – 12.00 Craft Beer Production in a Large Brewery by Morten Ibsen, Carlsberg Jacobsen 

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch 

13.05 – 13.30 Spent Grains and Surplus Yeast Management by, Hede Danmark A/S 

13.35 – 14.00 TBD 

14.05 – 14.30 E-Learning by Kim L. Johansen, Scandinavian School of Brewing 

14.35 – 15.00 Closure remarks and see you all in Norway 2024 

15.05 – Beer Tasting and “hygge” at the Danish Beer Festival. (Free tickets)