UABio at the Energy Congress: Energy Spring 2016 in Kyiv Energy Congress: Energy Spring 2016 was held in Kyiv on May 26, 2016. Energy Spring 2016 — is relevant and influential event for the Ukrainian traditional, renewable energy markets and energy efficiency. During the meeting, the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine - Igor Nasalyk has presented the strategy of the Ministry on the development and optimization of relevant industries in the near future. The perspective area, according to the Minister — is bioenergy. According to Igor Nasalyk, implemented measures allows to refuse import of gas and achieve energy security, which is the basis of state and social security of Ukraine. For more information about Minister's speech read this (in Ukrainian). There was discussion of the authorities, the public and experts, including:Alexander Dombrowski, Acting Chairman of the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety;Genadiy Zubko, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine;Sergiy Savchuk, Head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine;Georgii Geletukha, Head of the Board of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraineand other. Head of the Board of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine —Georgii Geletukha joined the discussion on energy strategy of Ukraine; stressed the importance of alternative energy and told about the potential and barriers of bioenergy development in Ukraine. Presentation of Georgii Geletukha, Energy Spring 2016, May 26, 2016, Kyiv (in ukrainian) For more information about the conference program, speakers and participants read this.