Preliminary Programme:
Conference on CO2 as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers

 

1st day (6 December 2016) - Political Framework & Visions

 

Registration and Welcome Coffee

Michael Carus
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)

Conference Opening

 

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Ministry of Innovation,
Science and Research of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MIWF) (DE)

Opening Words

 

Policy & Visions

 

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European Commission (invited)

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  Ted Grozier
Climate KIC (EU)

Niklas Meine
Covestro (DE)

EnCO2re - a flagship initiative for CO2 utilization

 

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

Update on the German R&D Programme for CO2 Utilization

Michael Carus
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)

Dr. Christian Schweitzer
bse engineering (DE)

Policy framework for speeding up power-to-fuel

 

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UK Center for Carbon Dioxide Utilization / SCOT (UK)

A vision for smart CO2 transformation in Europe

 

Artificial Photosynthesis & H2 Generation

 

Dr. Martin Demler
Evonik Industries (DE)

Artificial photosynthesis development at Evonik

 

Discussion with Speakers from the first Day

20:00

Dinner Buffet



2nd day (7 December 2016) - Chemicals & Energy from CO2

 

Chemicals & Polymers

Dr. Christin Liptow
nova-Institut GmbH (DE)

Life cycle assessment (LCA) in Carbon Dioxide Utilization processes

Dr. Lisa Dyson
Kiverdi (US)

Converting Carbon Dioxide into Oleochemicals

Dr. Deepak Pant
Dr. Linsey Garcia-Gonzalez

VITO - Flemish Institute for Technological Research (BE)

Technological advances in CO2 conversion electro-biorefinery
Valorization of CO2-rich off-gases to monomers and biopolymers through biotechnological process

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

New Activities of Covestro in CO2 Utilization

Bruce Dannenberg
Phytonix (US)

Utilizing Synthetic Biology to Address Global Challenges: Climate Change and Sustainable Chemistry

 

CO2-based Fuels

Torsten Buddenberg
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH (DE)

Power to fuel as a sustainable business model for cross-sectorial energy storage in industry and power plants

Dr. Doris Hafenbradl
Electrochaea GmbH (DE)

Power-To-Gas – from the laboratory to industrial scale

Christian von Olshausen
sunfire GmbH (DE)

Power-to-Liquids: sunfire’s Activities in Synthetic Hydrocarbons from CO2, H2O and Electricity

 

Valentin Blatteiger
Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V. (DE)

SUN-to-LIQUID - Integrated solarthermochemical synthesis of liquid hydrocarbon fuels

 

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LanzaTech (NZ, US)

Innovations for a carbon smart future

 

Bernhard Guentner
Syngip (NL)

The Zero Emission steel plant of the future

 

Eelco Dekker
Methanol Institute (NL)

Renewable methanol as a key molecule for CCU fuels

Jaap Vente
ECN (NL)

Thermodynamic limitations and how to overcome them in carbon utilization - pilot activities on the production of methanol based on residual gases in the steel industry

 

Networking Reception