Proceedings of the Conference on CO2 as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers:

Preliminary Programme:

1st day (29 September 2015)

  9:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

10:00

Michael Carus
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)

Conference Opening

    Ministry of Innovation, Science, Research and Technology of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MIWF) (DE) (invited) Opening Words
   

Policy & visions

  10:10

Andreas Pilzecker
European Commission, DG Energy

 

The role of CCU fuels in the revised Renewable Energy Directive
  10:40

Soren Bowadt
European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

 
11:10
Dr. Lothar Mennicken

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (DE)

Update on the German R&D Programme for CO2 Utilization

  11:40

Coffee break

  12:00

Federal Environment Agency (UBA) (DE) (invited)

 

12:30

Michael Carus
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)

Future potential for CO2 economy - How to cover the demand for fuels and chemicals in 2050?

  13:00

Press conference & Lunch break

14:00

Dr. Frank Köster
EnergieAgentur.NRW (DE)

Green Growth and Bioeconomy from a Regional Perspective

14:30

Dr. Mar Pérez-Fortes
Joint Research Center (JRC) (EU)

Fuel production from CO2: Methanol and formic acid case studies
15:00

Katy Armstrong
UK Center for Carbon Dioxide Utilization / SCOT (UK)

Understanding the potential of CO2 Utilization
  15:30

Coffee break

 
   

H2 generation: prerequisite for CO2-economy

16:00 Dr. Fabio La Mantia
Ruhr University Bochum (DE)

Properties of novel composite gas separators for alkaline electrolysis

16:30

Thomas Heller
Viessmann Group / MicrobEnergy GmbH (DE)

Power-to-Gas: Synthetic methane from hydrogen and carbon dioxide
  17:00 N.N.  
  17:30

Discussion with speakers from the first day

  20:00

Dinner Buffet


2nd day (30 September 2015)

   

CO2 capture & purification

9:00 Pieter Verberne
CarbonOrO (NL)
CO2-capture using low-temperature amine desorption
9:30

Dr. Timo Roestenberg
ANTECY (NL)

ANTECY: Fueling the Future

   

Chemicals & polymers

10:00

Prof. Dr. Michael North
University of York (UK)

Green syntheses of cyclic carbonates

  10:30

Coffee break

  11:00 Bayer MaterialScience (DE)
 

New activities of Bayer MaterialScience in CO2 Utilization

11:30

Prof. Dr. Peter Styring
University of Sheffield (UK)

Strategies for the Direct Synthesis of Polymers and Small Molecule Organics from Flue Gas

   

CO2- based fuels

  12:00 Prof. Dr. Nathan Lewis
Joint Centre for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) (USA)
Sunlight-Driven Hydrogen Formation by Membrane-Supported Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting
12:30

K-C Tran
Carbon Recycling International (IS)

Converting Power to Methanol by Carbon Recycling

  13:00

Lunch break

 
14:00

Christian von Olshausen
sunfire (DE)

 

Power-to-Liquids: sunfire’s activities in synthetic hydrocarbons from CO2, H2O and Electricity
  14:30

Prof. Dr. Tobias Bischof-Niemz
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (South Africa)

Potential for power-to-x in South African process industries

  15:00

Dr. Andreas Sizmann
Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V. / SolarJet (DE)

Sunlight-to-Liquid Based on Solar-Thermochemical Reduction of CO2: Progress and Perspectives
  15:30

Coffee break

 
16:00

Julie Horn
NewCO2Fuels (ISR)

A case study for CO2 Utilization
16:30

Prof. Dr. Markus Friedl
Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil (CH)

Carbon Capturing for Sustainable Energy Supply

17:00

Stefanie Schlager
Johannes Kepler University of Linz (AUT)

Bio-electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction using Enzymes and Microorganisms

  17:30

Networking reception with snack