Programme:

Conference on CO2 as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers

1st day (15 March 2018, 10-18h) - Political Framework & Visions

   

Registration and Welcome Coffee

10:00

Michael Carus
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)

Conference Opening

10:10

Karl-Uwe Bütof
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (DE)

Opening Words
Carbon Dioxide as a Raw Material of the Future – Perspectives for the North Rhine-Westphalian Industry

   

Innovation and Strategy

  Chairman: Bruce Dannenberg, Phytonix Inc. (US)
10:30 Jürgen Tiedje
European Commission (EU)
CCU in the EU Policy Framework of the Decarbonisation of Industry
10:50 Dr. Enrico Barsch
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (DE)
CO2 Valorisation – new Developments in Germany and Europe - Abstract here
11:10

Linsey Garcia-Gonzalez
VITO (BE)

Heleen de Wever
VITO (BE)

Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU): Current Status, Challenges and Way Forward - Abstract here

11:30

Damien Dallemagne
CO2 Value Europe  (EU)

CO2 Value Europe, the New Industry Association Dedicated to CCU - Abstract here

12:15   Lunch Break  
   

Sustainability and Policy

 
Chairpersons:  Aleksandar Lozanovski, University of Stuttgart (DE)
                        Michael Carus, nova-Institut GmbH (DE) 
13:30
Prof. Christian Breyer
Lappeenranta University of Technology (FI)

The Potential for a Global Renewable Energy System and the Implications for Synthetic Fuels and Chemicals - Abstract here

14:00 Michael Carus
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)
Sustainability of Carbon Capture and Utilization
14:20

Nils Aldag
sunfire GmbH (DE)

e-Fuels in the EU Regulatory Framework and Sustainability Issues

14:40   Coffee Break  
15:10
Lisa Buchner
German Emisssions Trading Authority (DEHSt) within the German Environment Agency (UBA) (DE)
CCU in the Framework of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Today and Tomorrow - Abstract here
15:30 Dr. Remko J. Detz
Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) (NL)
The Future of Solar Fuels: When Could they Become Competitive? - Abstract here
15:50

Dr. Sc. Juha-Pekka Pitkänen
VTT (FI)

Production of Single-Cell Protein from COand Electricity - Abstract here

16:10   Panel Discussion: CCU and Sustainability
16:40   Coffee Break  
   

CO2 Capture and New Technologies

  Chairman: Jaap Vente, ECN (NL)
17:10

Daniel Egger
Climeworks AG (CH)

Direct Air Capture for Sustainable Carbon Capture and Utilisation Processes - Abstract here

17:30

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

 

CO2 Capture and Electrochemical Mineralisation - Abstract here

17:50

Marleen Ramakers
University of Antwerp (BE)

Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Value-Added Chemicals and Fuels in a Gliding Arc Plasmatron - Abstract here

18:10   Cold Beer on Tap in the Exhibition Space
20:00   Champagne Reception and Dinner Buffet by COVESTRO
22:00   Live Musik
23:00   German Bowling & Bar



2nd day (16 March 2018, 9-18h) - Chemicals & Energy from CO2

   

CO2 Chemicals & Polymers

 
Chairpersons: Prof. Dr. Haralabos Zorbas, IBB (DE)
                        Dr. Cornelia Bähr, CLIB2021 / BIC-Cluster (DE)
09:00 Prof. Dr. Arjan Kleij
ICIQ / ICREA (ES)
Where Carbon Dioxide and Terpenes Merge into Biopolymers: Creating Potential as Platform Molecules for the Polymer Industry - Abstract here
09:20 David Strik
Wageningen University (NL)
CO2 to N-Caproate: Bioelectrochemicals Chain Elongation to New Platform Chemical
09:40 Dr. Louis Fradette
CO2 Solutions (CA)
Valorisation Carbone Québec: A Unique CO2 Capture and Utlization Project - Abstract here
10:00

Gunnar Holen
Nordic Blue Crude (NO)

Nils Aldag
sunfire GmbH (DE)

Renewable Oil Substitutes: On the Way to a First Commercial Blue Crude Production in Norway - Abstract here
10:30   Coffee Break  
11:00

Dr. Jochen Norwig
Covestro AG (DE)

CO2 - A Versatile Building Block for a Broad Range of Applications - Abstract here

11:30

Dr. Klaas Jan Schouten
Avantium (NL)

CO2 Electrocatalysis as Key Technology for the Production of Hight Value Chemicals - Abstract here

   

CO2 for Fuels

 
Chairpersons: Dr. Holger Bengs, BCNP Consultants (DE)
                       Dr.-Ing. Frank Köster, EnergieAgentur.NRW (DE)
11:50

Dr.-Ing. Frank Köster 
EnergieAgentur.NRW (DE)

Green Growth and Bioeconomy from a Regional Perspective
12:10 Dr. Günter Harp
Harp Process Chemistry Consulting (DE)

Methanol as Key for Industrial Symbiosis between Chemistry and Steel - Abstract here

12:30

Dr.-Ing. Muhammad Majid
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH (DE)

Aleksandar Lozanovski
University of Stuttgart, 
Institute for Acoustics and Building Physics (IABP)
 (DE)

OptiMeH-Optimised Process Chain for a Resource-efficient Methanol Synthesis - Abstract here

13:00   Lunch Break  
14:30 Bruce Dannenberg
Phytonix Inc. (US)
Phytonix Latest Developments and the Challenging Process of Moving Towards Pilot and Commercial Scale-Up - Abstract here
15:00

Dr. Stefan Gehrmann
thyssenkrupp AG (DE)


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Görge Deerberg
Fraunhofer UMSICHT (DE)

Carbon2Chem - Valorising Emissions from the Steel Industry - Abstract here
15:30   Dr. Pasi Kauppinen
VTT (FI)
SOLETAIR - Fuels and Chemicals from the Sun and Air: Experiences from the Integration and Test Campaigns - Abstract here
15:50 Dr.-Ing. Achim Schaadt
Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (DE)
A Hybridised Approach to Oxymethylene Ethers (OME) - Designer Oxygenated Fuels and Solvents - Abstract here
16:10   Sten Wranik
bse Engineering Leipzig GmbH (DE)
System Relevant Energy Consumption for CO2 Processing Fuels
16:40   Coffee Break + Networking Reception  

 

Call for posters

Would you like to contribute to the conference with a poster on your results on recent developments within the field's of above mentioned main topics of the conference? We appreciate your proposal; just send an abstract and a suggested title to Mr. Achim Raschka: achim.raschka@nova-institut.de, +49 (0)22 33 - 48 14-51