Programme
 
 
 
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Biomass potentials and biomass production models
Session code: 1AO.1 Territorial Biomass Assessment
Session Description

Case studies of territorial biomass assessment and mobilisation from around the world.



Chair & Moderator


Olivier DUBOIS , UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, Senior Natural Resources Officer & Leader Energy Programme, ITALY





Enrico CEOTTO , CREA- Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Centre for Agriculture and Environment, ITALY





PRESENTERS
Makoto OOBA
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Fukushima Branch, JAPAN

An Evaluation of Woody Biomass Production and Consumption by Using of an Integrated and Dynamic Indicator of Carbon Sequestration

Session reference: 1AO.1.1
Berien ELBERSEN
Alterra, Alterra-Earth Informatics Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Identifying Agricultural Abandoned Lands for Biomass Monitoring and Managing Using Landsat Imagery

Session reference: 1AO.1.2
Ahmed YOUNIS
University of Groningen, Integrated Research on Energy, Environment and Society (IREES), THE NETHERLANDS

Subnational Assessment of the Biomass Cost-Supply Potential: Spatial Distribution of Energy Crops and Residues in Colombia

Session reference: 1AO.1.3
EUBCE Student Awardee Presentation

Lauren MENANDRO
LNBR/CNPEM - Brazilian Biorenewables National Laboratory, Biomass Production Dpt., BRAZIL

Guidelines for Sugarcane Straw Removal: A Decision-Making Tool for Assessing the Potential and Availability of Biomass

Session reference: 1AO.1.4
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Production and supply of solid fuels and intermediates
Session code: 2AO.2 Production, Characterization and Quality of Solid Biofuels
Session Description

The session covers presentations regarding the development of innovative methods for solid biofuels characterization, factors influencing fuels quality and biomass management procedures to improve the fuel quality, as well as the combustion behaviour of solid biofuels.



Chair & Moderator


Thomas Andreas SCHLEKER , European Commission DG RTD





Peter Arendt JENSEN , Danish Technical University, Chemical Engineering Dpt., DENMARK





PRESENTERS
Niels KIRSTEIN
DBFZ - German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergy Systems Dpt., GERMANY

Current Status of Solid Biogenic Fuels in the European Union: Overview on Qualities, Standards and Applications

Session reference: 2AO.2.1
Thomas ZENG
DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige, Thermo-chemical Conversion Dpt., GERMANY

Development of A Simple and Rapid Test Method for Potassium to Ensure Fuel Quality of Woody Biomass Fuels

Session reference: 2AO.2.2
Simon LAVERGNE
RAGT Energie, FRANCE

Effect of Process Parameters and Biomass Composition on Flat-Die Pellet Production from Underexploited Forest and Agricultural Feedstocks

Session reference: 2AO.2.3
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Bio-based chemicals and materials
Session code: 3AO.3 New Processes for Bioproducts
Session Description

This session adresses new approaches to bio-based chemicals and materials, and new products types.



Chair & Moderator


Tanja BARTH , University of Bergen, Chemistry Dpt., NORWAY





Kevin CRAIG , DOE - Golden Field Office, USA





PRESENTERS
Sarah KAKADELLIS
Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy, UNITED KINGDOM

Don’t Scrap the Waste: Bioplastic Food Packaging is Not Inherently ‘Green’ but Offers Benefits Through Alternative End-of-Life Management of Food Waste

Session reference: 3AO.3.1
Eleni PACHATOURIDOU
CPERI/CERTH, Laboratory of Environmental Fuels and Hydrocarbons, GREECE

A Novel Hybrid Bio-Thermochemical Route for the Production of Bio-Isoprene Via Decarboxylation of Mevalonolactone (MVL)

Session reference: 3AO.3.2
Luis S. ESTEBAN
CEDER-CIEMAT, SPAIN

Characterisation of the Essential Oil and the Biomass Obtained by Mechanised Harvesting of Cistus Ladanifer L.

Session reference: 3AO.3.3
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Bio-alcohols from lignocellulosic biomass
Session code: 3AO.4 Technological Improvements of Advanced Ethanol Production
Session Description

Recent trends on bioalcohols production using new pre-treatments, simultaneous saccharification and fermentation are included in the latest advances addressed in this topic.



Chair & Moderator


Francisco GIRIO , LNEG - Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Bioenergy Unit, PORTUGAL





James SPAETH , U.S. Department of Energy, Bioenergy Technologies Office, USA





PRESENTERS
Aikaterini KONTI
European Commission, JRC, ITALY

Assessment of the Food Waste as a Feedstock for Bioethanol Production: Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation Using Mixed Microbial Cultures and Hydrolytic Enzymes Produced on-Site

Session reference: 3AO.4.1
Wangqiyue SUN
RMIT University, AUSTRALIA

Electro-Assisted Organosolv Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Materials

Session reference: 3AO.4.2
Jorge A. GONZALEZ-RIOS
CINVESTAV, Laboratorio Futuros en Bioenergia, MEXICO

The semi-continuous saccharification-fermentation, a new strategy to process lignocellulosic biomass at high solid loadings.

Session reference: 3AO.4.3
Florbela CARVALHEIRO
LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geology, Unidade de Bioenergia, PORTUGAL

Effect of Catalysts on Organosolv Ethanol-Based Pre-Treatment for the Selective Fractionation of Polysaccharides and Lignin

Session reference: 3AO.4.4
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Biomass and bioliquids combustion for small and medium scale applications
Session code: 2AO.5 Novel Modelling Approaches and Application of Residue Based Fuels
Session Description

New models regading packed bed conversion, alkali release from the fuel bed as well as emission modelling are presented. Moreover, the utilisation of residues from olive production as well as of used cooking oil in novel combustion systems is addressed.



Chair & Moderator


Ingwald OBERNBERGER , BIOS Bioenergiesysteme, AUSTRIA





Jean-Michel COMMANDRE , CIRAD, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Claudia BENESCH
BIOS Bioenergiesysteme, Research Dpt., AUSTRIA

Packed Bed Modelling for CFD Simulations of Pellet Combustion

Session reference: 2AO.5.1
Yaxin GE
University of Gothenburg, SWEDEN

Release of Alkali Metal during Biomass Pyrolysis and Combustion

Session reference: 2AO.5.2
Céline LE DREFF LORIMIER
CSTB, CAPE/VAC, FRANCE

AeroCAB Project: Towards a Method to Predict Pollutants from Residential Wood Heating Appliances

Session reference: 2AO.5.3
A. O'CONNELL
European Commission, JRC

Used Cooking Oil as a Blend Fuel for Domestic Heating

Session reference: 2AO.5.4
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Bio-based chemicals and materials
Session code: 3AO.6 Biotechnology for Biobased Products and Materials
Session Description

This session focusses on biotechnology in production of chemicals and materials.



Chair & Moderator


Solange MUSSATTO , Technical University of Denmark, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, DENMARK





Claude MIRODATOS , Director of Research at CNRS, emeritus at Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse et l'Environnement, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Polina YASENEVA
University of Cambridge, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, UNITED KINGDOM

Analysis of the Influence of Feedstocks and Processing Technologies on Valorisation of Bio-Waste Terpenes

Session reference: 3AO.6.1
Giulia LOTTI
Renewable Energy Consortium for Research and Demonstration, ITALY

High-Value Compounds Production from Tetraselmis Suecica in a Biorefinery Concept: Lab Scale Investigation Test

Session reference: 3AO.6.2
Chrysoula MICHAILOF
CERTH, LEFH/CPERI, GREECE

Heterogeneously Catalysed Conversion of Cellulose to High-Added Value Chemicals

Session reference: 3AO.6.3
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Biomass potentials and biomass production models
Session code: 1AO.7 Achieving Sustainable Biomass Potentials
Session Description

Global biomass potentials and sustainability constraints.



Chair & Moderator


Gerard OSTHEIMER , World Business Council for Sustainable Development, USA





Charles HARPER , University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, IRELAND





PRESENTERS
Emmanuel GARBOLINO
ASES France R & D / Climpact Data Science, FRANCE

Potential Impacts of Climate Change Towards 2050 on Wood Resources in two Contrasted Bioclimatic Regions in France

Session reference: 1AO.7.1
Jan BROEZE
Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, THE NETHERLANDS

Quantification of Agricultural Production Potential in Relation to Food and Biobased Demands

Session reference: 1AO.7.2
Electo Eduardo SILVA LORA
Federal University of Itajubá, Mechanical Engineering Institute, BRAZIL

Global Potential Assessment of Available Land for Bioenergy Projects in 2050 within Food Security Limits

Session reference: 1AO.7.3
Giovanni CAPPELLI
CREA, Research Centre for Agriculture and Environment, ITALY

Assessment of Giant Reed Biomass Potentials (Arundo Donax L.) in Marginal Areas of Italy Via the Application of Arungro Simulation Model

Session reference: 1AO.7.4
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Biomass combustion in large utilities
Session code: 2AO.8 Innovative Measures Towards High Efficiency and Low Emissions in Large Scale Combustion
Session Description

.The session deals with retrofitting of existing combustion plants, in particular aiming at fuel flexibility and high efficiency. Innovative modelling and experimental methods are also addressed to decrease maintenance costs, support failure prediction and high availability.



Chair & Moderator


Marco BARATIERI , Free University of Bolzano, Faculty of Science and Technology, ITALY





Hannariina HONKANEN , JAMK University of Applied Sciences, School of Technology, FINLAND





PRESENTERS
Michael-Alexandros KOUGIOUMTZIS
Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Chemical Process and Energy Resources Institute, GREECE

Combustion of Olive Tree Pruning Pellets Versus Olive Tree Pruning Chips and Exhausted Olive Cake at Industrial Boiler. Monitoring of Emissions and Combustion Efficiency

Session reference: 2AO.8.1
Peter Arendt JENSEN
Danish Technical University, Chemical Engineering Dpt., DENMARK

Laboratory and Full Scale Power Plant Studyon the Use of Solid Additives in Biomass Fired Pulverized Fuel Power Plants

Session reference: 2AO.8.2
Markus GÖLLES
BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies, Area 5-3: Automation and Control, AUSTRIA

Soft-Sensor for the On-Line Estimation of the Flue Gas Mass Flow in Biomass Boilers with Additional Monitoring of the Heat Exchanger Fouling

Session reference: 2AO.8.3
Abdoul Wahid MAINASSARA CHEKARAOU
University of Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG

Detailed Numerical Three-dimensional and Transient Analysis of a Grate Firing Combustion Process by Innovative High Performance Computing

Session reference: 2AO.8.4
Jaap KIEL
TNO, Biomass, THE NETHERLANDS

Project ARBAHEAT- Taking Coal Plant Repowering one Step Further

Session reference: 2AO.8.5
Monday, 06 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Bio-based chemicals and materials
Session code: 3AO.9 Chemical Pathways to Biobased Products
Session Description

This session focusses on chemical strategies for converting biomass to products.



Chair & Moderator


Dieter BRYNIOK , Hochschule Hamm-Lippstadt of University of Applied Sciences, Presidium, GERMANY





Monique AXELOS , INRAE, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Thibaut ISTASSE
University of Liège - Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Laboratory of Biological and Industrial Chemistry, BELGIUM

Transformation of Monosaccharides to Furanic Compounds and Polymers in Deep Eutectic Solvents

Session reference: 3AO.9.1
Sari RAUTIAINEN
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FINLAND

Unique Pathway to Platform Chemicals - 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid and Muconic Acid from Sugar Acids

Session reference: 3AO.9.2
Camilla LØHRE
University of Bergen, Chemistry Dpt., NORWAY

Side-Stream Effluent from Large Scale Steam Explosion at Black-Pellet Plant Revealing High Furfural-Content and Added Product-Value

Session reference: 3AO.9.3
Jakob KÖCHERMANN
DBFZ German Biomass Research Centre, Biorefineries, GERMANY

Brönsted/Lewis-Acid Combinations for Hydrothermal Production of Levulinic Acid from Starch Residues

Session reference: 3AO.9.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Agroforestry residues and by-products
Session code: 1BO.1 Agricultural Residues for Energy Production
Session Description

Agro-industrial residues for advanced biofuels, bioenergy carriers, heat and for soil amendment.



Chair & Moderator


Emmanuel GARBOLINO , ASES France R & D / Climpact Data Science, FRANCE





Raphael SLADE , Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy, UNITED KINGDOM





PRESENTERS
Vitalij DOMBINOV
Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, IBG-2: Plant Sciences, GERMANY

Phosphorus Availability and Efficiency of Thermochemical Treatments of Bagasse-Based Fertilizers Depends on Co-Processed Biomass

Session reference: 1BO.1.1
Christoforos PERAKIS
Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, Division of Development Programs, GREECE

Agroforestry Residues for Intermediate Bioenergy Carriers

Session reference: 1BO.1.2
Marco UGOLINI
Ca.Re. For. Engineering, ITALY

European Regions Suitability for Advanced Biofuel Production Cases Scenarios for Residual Biomass Supply Chains

Session reference: 1BO.1.3
Djanira RODRIGUES NEGRAO
LNBR - Brazilian Biorenewables National Laboratory, BRAZIL

Debris in Sugarcane Bagasse and Straw Zoomed through Microscale X-Ray Analyses

Session reference: 1BO.1.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditoium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Gasification for power, CHP and polygeneration
Session code: 2BO.2 Innovative Integrated Gasification Systems Modeling and Demonstration
Session Description

In this session, typical pilot-scale gasification systems are the focus dealing with aspects of integration of process units.



Chair & Moderator


Wiebren DE JONG , Delft University of Technology, Process & Energy Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS





Yann ROGAUME , University of Lorraine, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Mauro PRESTIPINO
University of Messina, Engineering Dpt., ITALY

Process and Location Optimization by GIS-Based Modelling of a Biomass Gasification-Power Plant for Planning Sustainable and Local Bioenergy Systems: A Sicilian Case Study

Session reference: 2BO.2.1
Donatella BARISANO
ENEA Research Centre, Energy Technologies Dpt., ITALY

Towards the Implementation of the BLAZE Technology for CHP Applications: Preliminary Gasification Tests at a Bench Scale Bubbling Fluidized Bed

Session reference: 2BO.2.2
Nicolò MORSELLI
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Engineering Dept. E. Ferrari, ITALY

Enhanced Heat Transfer in Tubes-In-Shell Heat Exchanger for Syngas Cooling: a Comparison between Conventional and Perforated Twisted Tape Inserts

Session reference: 2BO.2.3
David PENA
CIEMAT, SPAIN

Sewage sludge solar drying and gasification at pilot scale for CHP

Session reference: 2BO.2.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Biorefineries
Session code: 3BO.3 System Assessment in Biorefineries
Session Description

Techno-economic and life-cycle assessment of biorefineries.



Chair & Moderator


Alain QUIGNARD , IFPEN, FRANCE





Yukihiko MATSUMURA , Hiroshima University, Energy and Environmental Engineering Division, JAPAN





PRESENTERS
Patricia GURRIA ALBUSAC
European Commission, JRC, SPAIN

Biorefineries as Key Element of the Bioeconomy in the European Union

Session reference: 3BO.3.1
Chinedu NWACHUKWU
Luleå University of Technology, SWEDEN

Optimizing Biomass Utilisation in Iron and Steel Production

Session reference: 3BO.3.2
Lorenzo MENIN
Free University of Bolzano, Bioenergy & Biofuel Dpt., ITALY

Techno-Economic Modeling of a Liquid Scrubbing Process for the Co-Production of Biomethane and Biomethanol from Syngas

Session reference: 3BO.3.3
Bingfeng GUO
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Catalysis Research and Technology, GERMANY

Biorefinery of Microalgae Via Combination of Pulsed Electric Field Treatment and Hydrothermal Liquefaction - A Techno-Economic Assessment

Session reference: 3BO.3.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditoium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Strategies for biomass integrated into energy systems
Session code: 5BO.4 Integrating Bioenergy in the Energy System
Session Description

Bioenergy is considered to play an important role in future scenarios that keep climate warming well below 2°C. Transition towards renewable technologies is a key measure in climate change mitigation. This session will discuss different technological options and conversion routes for bioenergy to develop energy systems towards the energy transition.



Chair & Moderator


Heinz A. OSSENBRINK , Former Head of Unit of European Commission, Joint Research Centre





Pedro HARO , Universidad de Sevilla, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Dpt., SPAIN





PRESENTERS
Andrew WELFLE
University of Manchester, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Resarch, UNITED KINGDOM

The Role of Bioenergy Modelling in Renewable Energy Research & Policy Development

Session reference: 5BO.4.1
Theodoros DAMARTZIS
EPFL, IPESE, SWITZERLAND

Towards CO2 Neutral Societies: A Framework for Energy and Carbon Flows Modeling

Session reference: 5BO.4.2
Guillaume BOISSONNET
Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Biomass Project Dpt., FRANCE

Carbon Cycle: Comparison of Different Systems Based on Several Sources of Carbon and Energy

Session reference: 5BO.4.3
Luc PELKMANS
CAPREA Sustainable Solutions, BELGIUM

Creating Trust Through Effective, Fact-Based Communication is Key for Further Deployment of Sustainable Bioenergy

Session reference: 5BO.4.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
10:10 - 12:00
Session code: BP.1 The Role of Biomass and Bioenergy in European Green Deal
Session Description

The European Green Deal was launched in 2019 and according to the European Commission it is “the most ambitious package of measures that should enable European citizens and businesses to benefit from sustainable green transition. Measures accompanied with an initial roadmap of key policies range from ambitiously cutting emissions, to investing in cutting-edge research and innovation, to preserving Europe’s natural environment.” This policy to address global climate change is now closely linked to the urgent EU recovery programme aiming to repair the economic and social damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Presentations will be followed by moderated discussion in which all delegates will be invited to participate.



Chair & Moderator


Maria Michela MORESE , Executive Secretary of the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP), Climate and Environment Division, ITALY





David CHIARAMONTI , Polytechnic of Turin, Energy Department, Industrial Engineering Dpt., ITALY





PRESENTERS
Patrik KLINTBOM
RISE, SWEDEN

The Role of Etip Bioenergy in Promoting Advanced Bioenergy Research, Innovation and Market Deployment in the Eu

Session reference: BP.1.1
James SPAETH
U.S. Department of Energy, Bioenergy Technologies Office, USA

Perspectives from the US biofuels and bioenergy industry

Session reference: BP.1.2
Paloma MALLORQUIN
Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, BELGIUM

BBI JU Vision for a Resource Efficient and Sustainable Low-carbon Economy

Session reference: BP.1.3
Nicola DI VIRGILIO
CNR-IBIMET, ITALY

The new CAP proposal - opportunities for the bioeconomy

Session reference: BP.1.4
Paul DURRANT
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Head of End-use Sectors & Bioenergy, GERMANY

The Critical Role of Biomass in the Global Transition to Net-Zero Emissions

Session reference: BP.1.5
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Biomass crops and energy grasses
Session code: 1BO.5 Biomass on Marginal Land
Session Description

Land use change and environmental concern over biomass and bioenergy production have fuelled research to support the production of biomass on marginal land. In this session presentations will cover a wide range of crops and management strategies for producing biomass on marginal conditions.



Chair & Moderator


Efthymia ALEXOPOULOU , CRES - Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, Biomass Dpt., GREECE





Danilo SCORDÌA , University of Catania, Dip. Di3A, ITALY





PRESENTERS
Berien ELBERSEN
Alterra, Alterra-Earth Informatics Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Are Camelina [Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz] and Crambe (Crambe abyssinica R.E. Fr.) Feasible non-food Crops under Sloppy Marginal Land?

Session reference: 1BO.5.1
Kurt THELEN
Michigan State University, Plant, Soil & Microbial Sciences Dpt., USA

Marginal Soils Affect Bioenergy Feedstock Yield and Quality

Session reference: 1BO.5.2
Ana Luisa FERNANDO
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Ciências e Tecnologia Biomassa Dpt., PORTUGAL

Production of Oil Crops for Bioenergy Under Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils

Session reference: 1BO.5.3
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Gasification for power, CHP and polygeneration
Session code: 2BO.6 Small Scale Gasification Advanced Testing and Characterisation Related to Emissions
Session Description

This session concerns research works dedicated to small-scale laboratory characterisation of fuels for gasification and small-scale testing works.



Chair & Moderator


Wolter PRINS , Ghent University, Bioresources Processing Dpt., BELGIUM





Donatella BARISANO , ENEA Research Centre, Energy Technologies Dpt., ITALY





PRESENTERS
Kenji KOIDO
Fukushima University, Faculty of Symbiotic Systems Science, JAPAN

Catalytic Role of Ca and K in Erianthus Char Gasification

Session reference: 2BO.6.1
Florian KERSCHER
Technical University Munich, Chair of Energy Systems, GERMANY

Experimental Investigation of Mineral Sorbents for Alkali Removal in Gasification and Combustion Plants

Session reference: 2BO.6.2
Eleonora CORDIOLI
Free University of Bolzano, Faculty of Science and Technology, ITALY

Toluene Cracking Using Char from A Commercial Gasifier without Activation

Session reference: 2BO.6.3
Yukihiko MATSUMURA
Hiroshima University, Energy and Environmental Engineering Division, JAPAN

Decomposition Rate of Glycine as Protein Model Compound in Supercritical Water

Session reference: 2BO.6.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Biorefineries
Session code: 3BO.7 Concepts for Biorefineries
Session Description

Integrated concept development.



Chair & Moderator


Maria GEORGIADOU , European Commission, DG RTD, Directorate General for Research, BELGIUM





Robert DASCHNER , Fraunhofer-Institut UMSICHT, Energy Management Dpt., GERMANY





PRESENTERS
Stef GHYSELS
Ghent University, Green Chemistry and Technology, Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass research group, BELGIUM

Improving the Biorefinery Output by Coupling Ethanol Fermentation, Anaerobic Digestion and Pyrolysis

Session reference: 3BO.7.1
Morgane BRIAND
CEA Grenoble, DTBH Dpt., FRANCE

Thermochemical Conversion of Industrial Wastes Produced at a Pulp and Paper Mill Into Biofuels

Session reference: 3BO.7.2
Juan-Rodrigo BASTIDAS-OYANEDEL
University of Southern Denmark, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, and Environmental Technology Dpt., DENMARK

Unlocking Value from Food Waste - Chemicals and Biogas Production

Session reference: 3BO.7.3
Karla DUSSAN ROJAS
ECN part of TNO, THE NETHERLANDS

Driving on Seaweed: Major Achievements of the H2020 MacroFuels Project towards Producing Biofuels from Macroalgae.

Session reference: 3BO.7.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
INDUSTRY SESSIONS
Session code: IBO.8 Strategies and Initiatives
Session Description

Successful strategies and policies for the industrialization of renewable energy production.



Chair & Moderator


Maurizio COCCHI , ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, Bioenergy Division, ITALY





Bruno GAGNEPAIN , ADEME, Département Bioressources, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Dina BACOVSKY
BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies, Sustainable Supply and Value Chains, AUSTRIA

The Contribution of Advanced Renewable Transport Fuels to Transport Decarbonisation in 2030 and Beyond

Session reference: IBO.8.1
Rita MERGNER
WIP Renewable Energies, GERMANY

Smart Strategies for the Transition in Coal Intensive Regions

Session reference: IBO.8.2
Clara JARAUTA-CÓRDOBA
CIRCE - Centre for Energy Resources and Consumption, SPAIN

From Agroindustries to Integrated Biomass Logistics Centres. AGROinLOG Project: Summary of Final Results

Session reference: IBO.8.3
Gottfried LAMERS
Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism Austria, Innovative Technologies and Bioeconomy, AUSTRIA

The Bioeconomy Strategy of Austria

Session reference: IBO.8.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Biomass crops and energy grasses
Session code: 1BO.9 Annual and Perennial Crops
Session Description

In this session presentations will tackle agronomic and environmental issues related to a range of annual and perennial biomass crops.



Chair & Moderator


Ana Luisa FERNANDO , Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Ciências e Tecnologia Biomassa Dpt., PORTUGAL





Vance OWENS , South Dakota State University, North Central Sun Grant Center, USA





PRESENTERS
Walter ZEGADA-LIZARAZU
University of Bologna, Agricultural Science Dpt., ITALY

Is Sunnhemp (Crotalaria Juncea L.) a Valid Biomass Feedstock Alternative in Temperate Climates?

Session reference: 1BO.9.1
Danilo SCORDÌA
University of Catania, Dip. Di3A, ITALY

Potential and Actual Yield of African Fodder Cane (Saccharum Spontaneum Ssp. Aegypticum) on Areas Affected by Biophysical Constraints

Session reference: 1BO.9.2
Myrsini CHRISTOU
Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, Biomass Dpt., GREECE

Effect of Varieties, Sowing Dates and Densities on Camelina & Crambe Yields - Final Results of COSMOS Project

Session reference: 1BO.9.3
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Gasification for synthesis gas production
Session code: 2BO.10 Innovations in Feedstock for Gasification for Synthesis Gas Production
Session Description

In this session various feedstocks for the gasification for synthesis gas production are discussed and analysed. Their behaviour on the quality of the luidi is studied.



Chair & Moderator


Markus BOLHÀR-NORDENKAMPF , Valmet, Energy Sales and Service Operations Dpt., AUSTRIA





David BAXTER , Former European Commission, Joint Research Centre





PRESENTERS
Sylvie VALIN
CEA Grenoble, LITEN/DTBH/L2CS, FRANCE

Fluidized Bed Gasification of New Feedstocks and Blends - Focus on Agglomeration

Session reference: 2BO.10.1
Max SCHMID
University of Stuttgart, Institute of Combustion and Power Plant Technology, GERMANY

Closing the Loop for Carbon and Raw Materials by Sewage Sludge Gasification for Syngas and Ash Utilization

Session reference: 2BO.10.2
Enrico PARIS
CREA-IT, ITALY

Use of an Innovative Instrumental Apparatus for Sampling the Emissions Generated by the Simulation of Energy Conversion Processes of Biomass Obtained from PABR (Plant Assisted Bio-Remediation)

Session reference: 2BO.10.3
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Biorefineries
Session code: 3BO.11 Bio-Based Products from Biorefineries
Session Description

Development of bio-based products.



Chair & Moderator


René VAN REE , Wageningen Research, Food and Biobased Research Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS





Tomasz CALIKOWSKI , European Commission, Research and Innovation, Bioeconomy, BELGIUM





PRESENTERS
Lukas JASIUNAS
Kaunas University of Technology, Organic Chemistry Dpt., LITHUANIA

Biodiesel Plant-integrated Production of Biopolyols - A Bioeconomy Approach

Session reference: 3BO.11.1
Søren Ugilt LARSEN
Danish Technological Institute, Division AgroTech, DENMARK

Ensiling of Seaweed Biomass for Biorefining

Session reference: 3BO.11.2
Joshua SCHAIDLE
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Bioenergy Center, USA

Bio-oil as a Platform for Products: Improved Process Economics and Enhanced Utilization of Carbon and Oxygen by Expanding the Product Slate from Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass

Session reference: 3BO.11.3
Robert DASCHNER
Fraunhofer-Institut UMSICHT, Energy Management Dpt., GERMANY

To-Syn-Fuel Project To Convert Sewage Sludge In Value-Added Products

Session reference: 3BO.11.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Biomass strategies and policies towards a bioeconomy
Session code: 4BO.12 Strategy Guidance for Local and Regional Bioenergy Projects
Session Description

This session will illustrates approaches how local and regional projects for non-food biomass projects for bioenergy and the wider bioeconomy can be fostered.



Chair & Moderator


Martin JUNGINGER , Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, THE NETHERLANDS





Mirjam RÖDER , Aston University, EBRI Dpt., UNITED KINGDOM





PRESENTERS
Efthymia ALEXOPOULOU
CRES - Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, Biomass Dpt., GREECE

Non-Food Crops Producing Feedstocks for Bio-Based Products and Materials to Feed EU’s Circular Economy

Session reference: 4BO.12.1
Judith FORD
University of Leeds, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, UNITED KINGDOM

The Prospects for Reviving Perennial Energy Crop Cultivation in the Uk

Session reference: 4BO.12.2
Marco TORRE
CNR - IIA, Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research, ITALY

Development and Evaluation of a Decision Support System for Energy Exploitation of Biomass

Session reference: 4BO.12.3
Peter CANCIANI
Central European Initiative, EU Projects Dpt., ITALY

Fostering Bioeconomy in Central, East And South-East Europe. The Experience of Celebio Project in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and Bulgaria.

Session reference: 4BO.12.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Integrated biomass production for energy purposes
Session code: 1BO.13 Broadening Opportunities for Bioenergy Feedstock Production from Sustainable Agricultural Practices
Session Description

The session 1BO.13 discusses integrated biomass production for energy purposes with particular focus on bioenergy production integrated into farming systems.It will give insights into how farming practices can improve by adopting bioenergy feedstock production.



Chair & Moderator


Toshimasa MASUYAMA , IRENA - International Renewable Energy Agency, Innovation and Technology Centre, GERMANY





Marisol BERTI , North Dakota State University, Plant Sciences Dpt., USA





PRESENTERS
Matteo FRANCAVILLA
University of Foggia, Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science Dpt., ITALY

Artichoke biorefinery to obtain the vegetable (artichoke heads) and a range of high-value chemical compounds, feeds and bioenergy

Session reference: 1BO.13.1
Wibke BAUMGARTEN
FNR - Agency for Renewable Resources, EU/International Affairs, GERMANY

Opportunities and challenges for broadening biomass feedstock in Europe

Session reference: 1BO.13.2
Moritz VON COSSEL
University of Hohenheim, Biobased Products and Energy Crops Dpt., GERMANY

Bioenergy Cropping Systems of Tomorrow

Session reference: 1BO.13.3
Andrea PARENTI
University of Bologna, ITALY

Agronomic Performance of Dedicated Lignocellulosic Feedstocks in Rotation with a Cereal Food Crop

Session reference: 1BO.13.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Gasification for synthesis gas production
Session code: 2BO.14 Advances in Gasification Processes for Synthesis Gas Production
Session Description

In this session the process related factors for production of syngas are discussed as well as the cleaning and upgrading possibilities.



Chair & Moderator


Frederik RONSSE , Gent University, BELGIUM





Jean-Henry FERRASSE , Aix Marseille Universite, M2P2 UMR-CNRS 7340, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Sylvain SALVADOR
IMT Mines Albi, Groupe Energétique-Environnement, FRANCE

Nitrogen Free Syngas Production: Coupling of a Rotary Kiln and a Plug Flow Reactor

Session reference: 2BO.14.1
Evert BOYMANS
TNO, Bioenergy Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Towards Advanced Biofuels Production from Energy Crops; Gasification and Gas Cleaning

Session reference: 2BO.14.2
EUBCE Student Awardee Presentation

Houssame BOUJJAT
CEA_INES, Isère, FRANCE

Experimentation, Simulation and Scale-Up Study of a Solar Hybrid Reactor for Continuous Biomass Steam Gasification

Session reference: 2BO.14.3
Thiansiri KERTTHONG
University of Stuttgart, Institute of Combustion and Power Plant Technology, GERMANY

Upgrading of Synthesis Gas From Biomass Gasification by Reforming of Recycled Methane

Session reference: 2BO.14.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Resource efficient bioeconomy and social opportunities
Session code: 4BO.15 Resource Efficient Bioeconomy
Session Description

Resource efficiency in industrial and policy related circular economy strategies.



Chair & Moderator


Luc PELKMANS , CAPREA Sustainable Solutions, BELGIUM





Calliope PANOUTSOU , Imperial College London, Centre for Energy Policy and Technology, UNITED KINGDOM





PRESENTERS
Martin JUNGINGER
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, THE NETHERLANDS

Impact of Increased Pellet Production on Feedstock Allocation and Carbon Flux in the SE US

Session reference: 4BO.15.1
EUBCE Student Awardee Presentation

Paul STEGMANN
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute for Sustainable Development, THE NETHERLANDS

Integrated Assessment of the Role of the Circular Bioeconomy in Climate Change Mitigation: The Case of Plastics

Session reference: 4BO.15.2
Alexa LUTZENBERGER
ALRENE, GERMANY

A Resource-Efficient Europe - A Programme for Climate, Competitiveness and Employment

Session reference: 4BO.15.3
Kees KWANT
Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, RVO, THE NETHERLANDS

The Development of the Circular Economy and Role of Biomass in the Netherlands

Session reference: 4BO.15.4
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
INDUSTRY SESSIONS
Session code: IBO.16 Industrial Power and Heat Process and Systems
Session Description

A selection of innovative projects dealing with pyrolysis, anaerobic digestion, gasification and transport fuels, linked with the use of biomass feedstock or waste.



Chair & Moderator


Thomas HABAS , ENGIE, FRANCE





Sylvie VALIN , CEA Grenoble, LITEN/DTBH/L2CS, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Bert VAN DE BELD
BTG Biomass Technology Group, THE NETHERLANDS

Residue2heat: Renewable Residential Heating with Fast Pyrolysis Bio-Oil

Session reference: IBO.16.1
Thijs BOUTEN
OPRA Turbines International, THE NETHERLANDS

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Application of Fast-Pyrolysis Oil in a Gas Turbine Combustor

Session reference: IBO.16.2
Ligang WANG
EPFL, Group of Energy Materials, SWITZERLAND

Progress of EU project WASTE2GRIDS: Converting WASTE to Offer Flexible GRID Balancing Services with Highly-integrated, Efficient Solid-oxide Plants

Session reference: IBO.16.3
Jan VAN HERLE
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Mechanical Engineering Dpt., SWITZERLAND

Biogas Cleaning and Integration with Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Session reference: IBO.16.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Municipal and industrial wastes
Session code: 1CO.1 Valorization of Municipal and Industrial Wastes for Materials and Energy
Session Description

This session will present the results from a range of research works focused on the recovery and the valorization of municipal and industrial waste both materials and energy. Experimental trials, concept studies and assessments are included.



Chair & Moderator


Jens Bo HOLM-NIELSEN , Aalborg University, Energy Technology Dpt., DENMARK





Matteo PRUSSI , European Commission, JRC, Unit C.2





PRESENTERS
Teemu PENNANEN
JAMK University of Applied Sciences, FINLAND

Testing of Applicability of Pulp Production Waste to Concrete and Concrete-Like Materials

Session reference: 1CO.1.1
Laís ALVES SOUZA
Universidade de São Paulo, BRAZIL

Analysis of Energy Recovery from Domestic Wastewater: Identifying Characteristics that Influence Energy Recovery Implementation in Brazilian Municipalities

Session reference: 1CO.1.2
Andrea SALIMBENI
RE-CORD, Research & Development Dpt., ITALY

Integration of Thermochemical Conversion and Chemical Leaching Processes for Production of Advanced Biochar and High Value Critical Raw Materials

Session reference: 1CO.1.3
Komeil KOHANSAL
Aalborg University, Energy Technology Dpt., DENMARK

Water and Nitrogen Management in Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Urban Waste

Session reference: 1CO.1.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Technological options for energy grid balancing
Session code: 5CO.2 Technological Options and Assessments for Energy Integration
Session Description

This session will discuss different technological options for bioenergy to develop the future energy grids and energy systems.



Chair & Moderator


Oskar MEIJERINK , SkyNRG, Business Development Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS





Christian THIEL , European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate, Head of Unit





PRESENTERS
Karla GUERRA
AICIA, SPAIN

Renewable Hydrogen Production, Underground Storage and Highly Flexible and Synchronous Generation of Electricity to Balance the Future European Electric Grid

Session reference: 5CO.2.1
Eliana LOZANO
Aalborg University, Energy Technology Dpt., DENMARK

Integration of Hydrothermal Liquefaction and Carbon Capture for the Production of Advanced Liquid Biofuels With BECCS

Session reference: 5CO.2.2
Alessandro AGOSTINI
ENEA Research Centre, DTE Dpt., ITALY

Waste2Grids: The Potential of Waste-based Solid-oxide Plants for Grid-balancing Services

Session reference: 5CO.2.3
Martin DOTZAUER
DBFZ-German Biomass Research Centre, Bioenergysystems Dpt., GERMANY

Flexible Bioenergy by Batteries? Comparison of Conventional Capacity Extension and Utilization of Battery Storage Systems for Demand Driven Power Generation of Biogas Plants

Session reference: 5CO.2.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Pyrolysis
Session code: 3CO.3 Upgrade of Pyrolysis Products
Session Description

This session deals with the upgrade of the liquid pyrolysis products by fractional condensation and esterification for chemicals, materials, fuels and energy.



Chair & Moderator


Andreas APFELBACHER , Fraunhofer-Institut UMSICHT, Renewable Energy Dpt., GERMANY





Ralph P. OVEREND , Biomass & Bioenergy Journal, "Elsevier", CANADA





PRESENTERS
Paul DE WILD
ECN part of TNO, Biomass & Energy Efficiency Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Biomass Pyrolysis with Fractionated Product Recovery for Chemicals, Materials, Fuels and Energy

Session reference: 3CO.3.1
Tim SCHULZKE
Fraunhofer UMSICHT, Biorefinery and Biofuels Dpt., GERMANY

Esterification of Pyrolysis Oils with Higher Alcohols to Improve Liquid Properties

Session reference: 3CO.3.2
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Sustainability and socio-economic impacts
Session code: 4CO.4 Fostering Sustainability in Bioeconomy
Session Description

This session will address the issue of sustainability in different biomass supply chains and regions around the world.



Chair & Moderator


Alexa LUTZENBERGER , ALRENE, GERMANY





Peter CANCIANI , Central European Initiative, EU Projects Dpt., ITALY





PRESENTERS
Thangavelu JAYABALAN
INERIS, Accident Risks Division, FRANCE

Sustainability and Safety Assessment of DME Production from Biomass Gasification With Flexible Sorption-Enhanced Processes

Session reference: 4CO.4.1
Sue TAELMAN
Ghent University, BELGIUM

Comprehensive Sustainability Framework for European Waste Management Systems: A Case Study on Food Waste as Valuable Resource

Session reference: 4CO.4.2
Tina BEUCHELT
University of Bonn, Center for Development Research, GERMANY

Paving a Way for Food Security in Global Biomass Supply Chains

Session reference: 4CO.4.3
Rocio DIAZ-CHAVEZ
Stockholm Environment Institute, Africa Centre, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Centre for Environmental Policy, KENYA

Sustainable Integration of Bioenergy And Bioeconomy The Global South. New Forms of Landscape Governance?

Session reference: 4CO.4.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
10:10 - 12:00
Session code: CP.1 Views from the Stakeholders
Session Description

The theme of this Plenary Session is views of the many and diverse stakeholders involved in and impacted by implementation of the Green Deal for Europe. The challenges posed are not just by the Green Deal itself, but by the urgent needs to address the clear and obvious challenges caused by climate change and more recently by the urgent need to recover from the economic and social damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The challenges will be identified and discussed at this critical time following the shocks of the pandemic and the growing realisation of the urgent need to take practical actions to tackle climate change.



Chair & Moderator


Christian THIEL , European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate, Head of Unit





James SPAETH , U.S. Department of Energy, Bioenergy Technologies Office, USA





PRESENTERS
René VENENDAAL
BTG Biomass Technology Group, THE NETHERLANDS

A Bioenergy Industry Perspective for Reaching Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Session reference: CP.1.1
Kevin CRAIG
DOE - Golden Field Office, USA

The Bio - Advantage - from Bottles to BOTTLE; the U.S. DOE’s Research on Drop-in, Performance Advantage, and Recycled Bio-materials

Session reference: CP.1.2
Benoit GABRIELLE
AgroParisTech - INRAE, Functional Ecology of Agro-Ecosystems Dpt., FRANCE

Bioenergy Crops: The Silver Bullet to Cool the Planet ?

Session reference: CP.1.3
Attila KOVACS
ERGaR, Secretariat in Brussels, BELGIUM

Greening the gas grid

Session reference: CP.1.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Anaerobic digestion for biogas and biomethane production
Session code: 2CO.5 Results from Industrial Anaerobic Digestion Plants and Related Research
Session Description

This session will address the issues of efficiency and ways to improve control in anaerobic digestion plants and biogas cleaning.



Chair & Moderator


Dominik RUTZ , WIP Renewable Energies, Unit Bioenergy & Bioeconomy, GERMANY





Serge BIOLLAZ , Paul Scherrer Institut, Thermal Processes & Combustion Dpt., SWITZERLAND





PRESENTERS
Marcel POHL
DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige, Biochemical Conversion Dpt., GERMANY

Biogas Monitoring Programme III: Energy Efficiency Assessment of 61 Biogas Plants in Germany

Session reference: 2CO.5.1
Marco RAVINA
Politecnico di Torino, Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering Dpt., ITALY

Optimizing Sewage Sludge Digestion in Wastewater Treatment Plants: A Case Study from the Largest WWTP in Italy

Session reference: 2CO.5.2
Markus KOLANO
Technical University of Berlin, Chair of Chemical and Process Engineering, GERMANY

Using Thrust to Control the Mixing Process in Biogas Fermenters

Session reference: 2CO.5.3
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Environmental impacts
Session code: 4CO.6 Environmental Assessments of Biomass Systems
Session Description

This session evaluates the environmental impacts of different biomass, bioenergy and biorefinery systems, ranging from pulp and paper to rice straw, grass and residues.



Chair & Moderator


Uwe R. FRITSCHE , IINAS, Scientific Director, GERMANY





Karen MASCARENHAS , Imperial College, Sustainable Gas Institute, UNITED KINGDOM





PRESENTERS
Anna EKMAN NILSSON
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Agriculture and Food Dpt., SWEDEN

Upgrading Agricultural Residues in a Biorefinery Setting: Life Cycle Assessment Including Regional Parameters

Session reference: 4CO.6.1
Mirjam RÖDER
Aston University, EBRI Dpt., UNITED KINGDOM

Environmental Performance and Trade-Offs of Biogas Production from Rice Straw

Session reference: 4CO.6.2
Gulizar BALCIOGLU
The University of Manchester, Chemical Engineering Dpt., UNITED KINGDOM

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Energy from Anaerobic Digestion of Different Feedstocks in Turkey

Session reference: 4CO.6.3
Invited

Session reference: 4CO.6.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
Pyrolysis
Session code: 3CO.7 Pyrolysis Processes and Analytics
Session Description

The session introduces advanced analytical technologies like Pyrolysis TG-MS. Furthermore, fast Pyrolysis of Lignite via luidized bed will be discussed. Catalytical pyrolysis and TCR are presented. Detailed Grid Measurements in a Gas Turbine Combustor fueled with pyrolysis oil is focus as well.



Chair & Moderator


Wim VAN SWAAIJ , University of Twente, Faculty of Science and Technology, THE NETHERLANDS





Ursel HORNUNG , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Catalysis Research and Technology Dpt., GERMANY





PRESENTERS
Qi NIU
Ghent University, BELGIUM

Comparative Study of Microalgae Pretreatment Based on Py-GC/MS for Fast Pyrolysis

Session reference: 3CO.7.1
Jan GRUNWALD
Fraunhofer UMSICHT, GERMANY

Thermo-Catalytic Reformingof Sewage Sludge and Hydrogenation of Resulting TCR® Oils - A Route to Renewable Chemicals and Fuels

Session reference: 3CO.7.2
Allen PUENTE-URBINA
ETH Zurich, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, SWITZERLAND

Stabilization of GVL-Lignin to Tune Product Selectivity of Fast Pyrolysis

Session reference: 3CO.7.3
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
14:00 - 15:00
INDUSTRY SESSIONS
Session code: ICO.8 Renewable Fuels: The Industry Perspective
Session Description

Promising technologies to produce renewable energy from sustainable raw materials.



Chair & Moderator


Philippe MARCHAND , Expert, FRANCE





Adam BROWN , Energy Insights Ltd, UNITED KINGDOM





PRESENTERS
Marko JANHUNEN
UPM - The Biofore Company, Director Public Affairs, LSB Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels Chair, FINLAND

Climate Positive Fuels for Transport Decarbonization: Sequential Cropping Responding to the Need to Develop New Sustainable Feedstock for Lipid Biofuels

Session reference: ICO.8.1
Stella BEZERGIANNI
Centre for Research & Technology Hellas, Chemical Process & Energy Resourses Institute, GREECE

Towards Bio-oil Integration in an Underlying Refinery

Session reference: ICO.8.2
Nikita VINOGRADOV
St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Development of Industrial Implementation and Scientific Basis of Innovative Technology for Producing Fuel Wood and Wood-Coal Briquett from Sawdust

Session reference: ICO.8.3
Roja MODARESI
Norwegian Institute of Wood Technology, NORWAY

Environmental and Economic Impact of Rapid X-Ray Measuremento of Forest Biomass at Bioenergy Plants

Session reference: ICO.8.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Alternative renewable fuels
Session code: 5CO.9 Alternative Renewable Fuels
Session Description

This session will discuss the opportunities of power-to-x, hydrogen and other alternative fuels and the opportunities of using alternative fuels to increase the efficiency of existing biofuels.



Chair & Moderator


Patrik KLINTBOM , RISE, SWEDEN





Alain BENGAOUER , CEA, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Joshua SCHAIDLE
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Bioenergy Center, USA

What is the Technical and Economic Feasibility of Utilizing Electricity-Driven CO2 Reduction to Transform our Carbon Economy?

Session reference: 5CO.9.1
Hans-Peter SCHMID
WS Reformer, GERMANY

Analysis and Comparison of Transport Fuels from Biogas Origin

Session reference: 5CO.9.2
Giorgio ZAMBONI
Università di Genova, Dip. di Ingegneria Meccanica, Energetica, Gestionale e dei Trasporti, ITALY

Experimental Analysis of the Influence of Diesel-Used Cooking Oil Methyl Ester Blends on Efficiency, Emissions and Combustion Process in a Diesel Engine.

Session reference: 5CO.9.3
Monica PADELLA
European Commission, JRC, Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate, Sustainable Transport Unit

Novel Tranport Fuels in the New Renewable Energy Directive

Session reference: 5CO.9.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Climate impacts and GHG performance
Session code: 4CO.10 Environmental Impacts of Biomass Systems
Session Description

This session covers different conversion routes and their contribution to climate mitigation. The approaches are divers in relation to conversion technologies addressed, methodologies applied, and policy perspectives taken.



Chair & Moderator


Guido REINHARDT , IFEU-Institut Heidelberg, Biomass & Food Dpt., GERMANY





Rocio DIAZ-CHAVEZ , Stockholm Environment Institute, Africa Centre, KENYA





PRESENTERS
Martin JUNGINGER
Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, THE NETHERLANDS

Sustainability Criteria of the Revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II): Towards Harmonised Criteria and Possible Trade-Offs for Multi-Output Biorefineries

Session reference: 4CO.10.1
Benedikt BUCHSPIES
Technische Universität Hamburg, Institute for Environmental Technology and Energy Economics, GERMANY

Straw Utilization for Biofuel Production: A Consequential GHG Assessment of Bioethanol and Biomethane Provision with a Focus on the Time-Dependency of Emissions

Session reference: 4CO.10.2
Esa VAKKILAINEN
LUT University, Laboratory of Sustainable Energy Systems, FINLAND

How shall the EU Countries Contribute to the 2030 Renewable Energy Target in the New NECP’s and what is the Environmental Impact of using Solid Biomass?

Session reference: 4CO.10.3
Steven MANDLEY
Utrecht University, Energy & Resources Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Eu Bioenergy In 2050: The What, Where And Why - An Assessment of Global and Regional Climate Policy on Future EU Bioenergy Consumption, Trade Requirements and Mitigation Potential -

Session reference: 4CO.10.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
Hydrothermal processing
Session code: 3CO.11 Process Development, Modelling and Liquid Product Upgrading
Session Description

Modelling and schemes for hydrothermal processes are presented in the first part of the session, followed by a detailed focus on catalytic hydrotreatment of HTL biocrudes: what are the challenges and how can they be addressed?



Chair & Moderator


Scott TURN , University of Hawaii, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, USA





Pavlina NANOU , TNO, Energy Transition, THE NETHERLANDS





PRESENTERS
Invited

Session reference: 3CO.11.1
Christina PENKE
Bauhaus Luftfahrt, Alternative Fuels Dpt., GERMANY

Modeling of Cost Optimized HTL Fuel Production by Process Integration

Session reference: 3CO.11.2
Daniele CASTELLO
Aalborg University, Energy Technology Dpt., DENMARK

Denitrogenation: A Big Challenge for Biocrude Upgrading to Drop-In Fuels

Session reference: 3CO.11.3
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
15:10 - 16:10
INDUSTRY SESSIONS
Session code: ICO.12 Full Chain Demonstration of Advanced Biofuels
Session Description

Various feedstocks are converted to a variety of products in complete demonstration plants. Operation experiences and next step of developments will be in focus.



Chair & Moderator


Bert VAN DE BELD , BTG Biomass Technology Group, THE NETHERLANDS





Ingvar LANDÄLV , Fuel & Energy Consulting, SWEDEN





PRESENTERS
Invited

Session reference: ICO.12.1
Martin HITZL
Ingelia, Director técnico, SPAIN

Carbon sourcing of Cupola Furnace Industry with Hydrothermally Carbonised Paper Sludge, a Circular Economy Model

Session reference: ICO.12.2
Rodrigo TEIXEIRA-PINTO
Axens, FRANCE

The BioTfueL Project for Second-generation Biofuels : Towards the Completion of more than 10 Years R&D Efforts

Session reference: ICO.12.3
Berend VREUGDENHIL
ECN part of TNO, Bio Energy & Efficiency Dpt., THE NETHERLANDS

Valorisation of the Green Gas Route with Bio-BTX Co-production

Session reference: ICO.12.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Market implementation, investments & financing
Session code: 5CO.13 Market Perspectives for Biomass in the Green Deal
Session Description

This session presents the market perspectives and the required conditions to make this market grow within the EU Green Deal. All sectors: biofuels, bioproducts and sustainable biomass production are incorporated.



Chair & Moderator


Giuliano GRASSI , European Biomass Industry Association, BELGIUM





Kees KWANT , Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, RVO, THE NETHERLANDS





PRESENTERS
Ayla USLU
ECN part of TNO, THE NETHERLANDS

Systemic Analysis of Renewable Fuels (RESfuels) for 2030 and Beyond.

Session reference: 5CO.13.1
Matteo PRUSSI
European Commission, JRC, Unit C.2

Greening EU Waterborne Sector: The Potential Contribution of Biofuels

Session reference: 5CO.13.2
Greet OVERBEEK
Wageningen Economic Research, THE NETHERLANDS

Challenges for the Uptake of Bio-based Products

Session reference: 5CO.13.3
Uwe R. FRITSCHE
IINAS, Scientific Director, GERMANY

Forest Landscape Restoration and Sustainable Bioenergy as a Bridge to Achieve the Paris Agreement, and the SDGs: Implementation Experiences and Financing Options

Session reference: 5CO.13.4
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
16:20 - 17:20
Hydrothermal processing
Session code: 3CO.14 Treatment and Analysis of Hydrothermal Process Streams
Session Description

Advanced analytics on hydrothermal process streams and a detailed view of hydrothermal carbonization aspects are presented.



Chair & Moderator


Lasse ROSENDAHL , Aalborg University, Energy Technology Dpt., DENMARK





Tim SCHULZKE , Fraunhofer UMSICHT, Biorefinery and Biofuels Dpt., GERMANY





PRESENTERS
Marco BARATIERI
Free University of Bolzano, Faculty of Science and Technology, ITALY

Experimental Investigation into the Coupling of Hydrothermal Carbonization of Digestate and Supercritical Water Gasification of Liquid by-products

Session reference: 3CO.14.1
Tanja BARTH
University of Bergen, Chemistry Dpt., NORWAY

The Fate of Pharmaceutical Residues during HTL Conversion of Biogas Residues Relative to Bio-oil Yields

Session reference: 3CO.14.2
David BAUDOUIN
PSI - Paul Scherrer Institut, Bioenergy and Catalysis Dpt., SWITZERLAND

The Behaviour of Black Liquor Salts Under Hydrothermal Conditions and their Continuous Extraction

Session reference: 3CO.14.3
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Anaerobic digestion for biogas and biomethane production
Session code: 2DO.1 Biogas Cleaning and Use in Local Communities
Session Description

This session covers biogas cleaning in the form of siloxane removal and small-scale treatment for use in fuel cells, and in addition, biogas production from residues for use in decentralized local communities.



Chair & Moderator


Alessandro AGOSTINI , ENEA Research Centre, DTE Dpt., ITALY





Ioana IONEL , Politehnica University of Timisoara, Mechanical Engineering Dpt., ROMANIA





PRESENTERS
Esther TAKALUOMA
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, FINLAND

Novel Geopolymer Adsorbents for Siloxane Removal from Biogas

Session reference: 2DO.1.1
Samantha SANTOS
University of São Paulo, Institute of Energy and Environment, BRAZIL

Energy Recovery of in Situ Shredded Kitchen Residues: Decentralized Municipal Organic Solid Waste Treatment and Bioenergy Generation Potential for a Local Community in Brazil

Session reference: 2DO.1.2
Serge BIOLLAZ
Paul Scherrer Institut, Thermal Processes & Combustion Dpt., SWITZERLAND

Development of a Small-Size Cleaning Unit for Biogas Use in High-Efficiency Fuel Cells: Experimental Investigation of Different Sorbents Materials

Session reference: 2DO.1.3
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Climate impacts and GHG performance
Session code: 4DO.2 GHG Performance of Bioenergy Including Carbon Capture
Session Description

This session addresses the potential, feasibility and challenges for different strategies for climate mitigation with bioenergy and carbon capture.



Chair & Moderator


Monica PADELLA , European Commission, JRC, Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate, Sustainable Transport Unit





Pierre COLLET , IFP Energies Nouvelles, FRANCE





PRESENTERS
Samira GARCIA FREITES
University of Manchester, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research - School of Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace and Civil, UNITED KINGDOM

Feasibility of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) Under the Uk’s Net-Zero Emission Target

Session reference: 4DO.2.1
Karen MASCARENHAS
Imperial College, Sustainable Gas Institute, UNITED KINGDOM

Challenges for BECCS Implementation through a Socio-technical Approach

Session reference: 4DO.2.2
Marc.P. VAN VEEN
Utrecht University, THE NETHERLANDS

Identifying the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Potential of Autogenerative High Pressure Digestion

Session reference: 4DO.2.3
Yuri KROYAN
Aalto University, Mechanical Engineering Dpt., FINLAND

End-Use Performance of Alternative Fuels in Aviation, On-Road and Marine Transportation

Session reference: 4DO.2.4
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
09:00 - 10:00
Oil-based and renewable hydrocarbon biofuels
Session code: 3DO.3 Innovations in Advanced Biofuels Production and Use
Session Description

This session deals with innovations and progress in processes for advanced biofuels production from different feedstocks.



Chair & Moderator


Guillaume BOISSONNET , Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Biomass Project Dpt., FRANCE





Dimitrios SIDIRAS , University of Piraeus, Industrial Management and Technology Dpt., GREECE





PRESENTERS
David CHIARAMONTI
Polytechnic of Turin, Energy Department, Industrial Engineering Dpt., ITALY

BIO4A: Bringing SAF to Scale and Delivering Sustainable Lipids for Aviation

Session reference: 3DO.3.1
Christian FRILUND
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FINLAND

Compact Gasification and Synthesis Process for Transport Fuels: PDU-Scale Validation of Complete BtL Process

Session reference: 3DO.3.2
Claudia ANTONETTI
University of Pisa, Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry Dpt., ITALY

A Green Approach for the Valorisation of Arundo Donax L. and Paper Mill Waste to Produce the Advanced Biofuel N-Butyl Levulinate

Session reference: 3DO.3.3
Jack LEGRAND
University of Nantes, GEPEA, FRANCE

Experimental Study on the Production of Biodiesel from Nannochloropsis Oceanica Microalgae and its Engine Tests

Session reference: 3DO.3.4
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
10:10 - 11:10
Anaerobic digestion for biogas and biomethane production
Session code: 2DO.4 Biological Methanation Processes
Session Description

Biological methanation is the focus of this session with examples of a trickle bed reactor, ex-situ biotrickling filter methanation and in-situ methanation with hydrohen additions.



Chair & Moderator


Bernhard DROSG , BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies, AUSTRIA





Arthur WELLINGER , European Biogas Association, President, BELGIUM





PRESENTERS
Muhammad Tahir ASHRAF
University of Southern Denmark, Chemical Eng., Biotechnology and Environmental Tech. Dpt., DENMARK

Assay for Testing Packing Materials for Ex-Situ Bio-Methanation

Session reference: 2DO.4.1
Invited

Session reference: 2DO.4.2
Jan TALKENBERGER
Weber Entec, Sales Dpt., GERMANY

Increased Use of Difficult Substrates and Higher Dry Matter Load in Digesters - It’s All About Viscosity - A Case Study with Ultrasound Disintegration Technology

Session reference: 2DO.4.3
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
10:10 - 11:10
Biomass strategies and policies towards a bioeconomy
Session code: 4DO.5 International Strategies and Governance Systems for Bioenergy and the Bioeconomy
Session Description

This session will focus on a variety of strategies and governance mechanisms to steer bioenergy and the bioeconomy in different world regions.



Chair & Moderator


Birger KERCKOW , FNR - Agency for Renewable Resources, European and International Cooperation, GERMANY





Robert M'BAREK , European Commission, JRC, JRC.D.4 Economics of Agriculture





PRESENTERS
Yuanrong ZHOU
International Council on Clean Transportation, USA

Biofuel’s Potential in International Shipping Decarbonization

Session reference: 4DO.5.1
Calliope PANOUTSOU
Imperial College London, Centre for Energy Policy and Technology, UNITED KINGDOM

Informed Decision Making in Bioeconomy Through Use of Value Chain Indicators

Session reference: 4DO.5.2
Francis X. JOHNSON
Stockholm Environment Institute, SWEDEN

Governing Alternative Bioeconomy and Development Pathways: An International Comparison

Session reference: 4DO.5.3
Marieke MEEUSEN
Wageningen UR, Social Science Group, THE NETHERLANDS

Governance in Transitions Towards A Circular and Climate Neutral Society

Session reference: 4DO.5.4
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Room: Auditorium 1
10:10 - 11:10
Production of thermally treated solid fuels
Session code: 3DO.6 Thermally Treated Biomass - From Fundamentals to Applications
Session Description

Intermediate (commodity) bioenergy carriers are key in making forestry, agricultural biomass (residues) and organic wastes available for biochemicals/-materials and bioenergy applications. They facilitate logistics and conversion, but also sustainability certification and trade. This session addressed production, production fundamentals and application of solid bioenergy carriers produced via thermal treatment.



Chair & Moderator


Jaap KIEL , ECN part of TNO, THE NETHERLANDS





Liang WANG , SINTEF Energy Research, Thermal Energy Dpt., NORWAY





PRESENTERS
Hary DEMEY
Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives, CEA/DRT/LITEN/DTBH/STHB/L2CS Dpt., FRANCE

Torrefaction of Poplar Biomass: Manufacturing of Efficient Biocoal Materials for Cofiring Applications and as Reducing Agents in Metallurgical Industries

Session reference: 3DO.6.1
Edgar A. SILVEIRA
University of Brasilia, Mechanical Engineering Dpt., BRAZIL

Combined Thermo-Acoustic Upgrading of Solid Fuel: Experimental and Numerical Investigation

Session reference: 3DO.6.2
Norbert KIENZL
BEST, AUSTRIA

Customizing Biomass as Reducing Agent in Blast Furnace Ironmaking - Reduction Potential and Fluidization

Session reference: 3DO.6.3
EUBCE Student Awardee Presentation

Carolina DEL MAR SAAVEDRA RIOS
CEA-LITEN-Grenoble, Isere Dpt., FRANCE

Biochar-Derived Carbonaceous Materials as Electrodes of the Next-Generation Sodium-Ion Batteries: Elucidating the Impact of Biomass Composition in the Electrode Performance.

Session reference: 3DO.6.4

Please note that this Programme may be subject to alteration and the organisers reserve the right to do so without giving prior notice.