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) 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

DG Research and Innovation Activities related to CO2 Conversion
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

Martin Schmied
Federal Environment Agency (UBA) (DE)

Carbon Neutral Transport in Germany: Contribution of Power-to-X Fuels

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 Kees van de Kerk
JOULE (USA)
Recycling Waste CO2 into Carbon-Neutral Fuels
14:30

Dr. Frank Köster
EnergieAgentur.NRW (DE)

Green Growth and Bioeconomy from a Regional Perspective

15:00

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

Fuel Production from CO2: Methanol and Formic Acid Case Studies
15:30

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

Understanding the Potential of CO2 Utilization
  16:00

Coffee Break

   

H2 Generation: Prerequisite for CO2-Economy

16:30 Dr. Fabio La Mantia
Ruhr University Bochum (DE)

Properties of Novel Composite Gas Separators for Alkaline Electrolysis

17:00

Thomas Heller
Viessmann Group / MicrobEnergy GmbH (DE)

Power-to-Gas: Synthetic Methane from Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide
17:30 Prof. Dunwei Wang
Boston College (USA)
Generating Hydrogen using Solar Energy by Low-Cost Materials - Abstract here
  18:00

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 - Abstract here

  10:30

Coffee Break

 



 

11:00

Dr. Christoph Gürtler
Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience) (DE)

Dr. Jochen Norwig
Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience) (DE)

New Activities of Covestro 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 - Abstract here
12:30

Benedikt Stefánsson
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