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

Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart
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: N.N.

10:30 Jürgen Tiedje
European Commission (EU)
CCU in the EU Policy Framework of the Decarbonisation of Industry
10:50 Dr. rer. nat. Helmut Löwe
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

 

 

Thomas Ross
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR (SA)

CCU and PtX Fuel Options Pilot Plant for CSIR, South Africa

12:15   Lunch Break  
   

Sustainability and Policy

Chairman: N.N.

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

Evar Umeozor
Canadian Energy Research Institute/University of Calgary (CA)

Energy Options and Environmental Impacts of Carbon Dioxide Utilization Pathways - Abstract here

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. Sc. Juha-Pekka Pitkänen
VTT (FI)

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

15:50   Panel Discussion: CCU and Sustainability
16:20   Coffee Break  
   

CO2 Capture and New Technologies

Chairman: N.N.

16:50

Daniel Egger
Climeworks AG (CH)

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

17:10

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

 

CO2 Capture and Electrochemical Mineralisation - Abstract here

17:30

Marleen Ramakers
University of Antwerp (BE)

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

17:50   Cold Beer on Tap
20:00   Gala Dinner



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

   

CO2 Chemicals & Polymers

Chairpersons: Prof. Dr. Haralabos Zorbas, IBB (DE)
                        Dr. Cornelia Baehr, CLIB2021 / BIG C (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   Louis Fradette
CO2 Solutions (CA)
Valorisation Carbone Québec: A Unique CO2 Capture and Utlization Project
10:00

Gunnar Holen
Nordic Blue Crude (NO)

Karl Hauptmeier
sunfire GmbH (DE)

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

Dr. Christoph Gürtler
Covestro AG (DE)

 

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

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: N.N.
                       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)

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

12:50   Lunch Break  
14:20 Bruce Dannenberg
Phytonix Inc. (US)
Phytonix Latest Developments and the Challenging Process of Moving Towards Pilot and Commercial Scale-Up
14:50

Dr. Markus Oles
Thyssenkrupp AG (DE)



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

Carbon2Chem - Valorising Emissions from the Steel Industry - Abstract here
15:20   Dr. Pekka Simell 
VTT (FI)
SOLETAIR - Fuels and Chemicals from the Sun and Air: Experiences from the Integration and Test Campaigns - Abstract here
15:40   Dr.-Ing. Achim Schaadt
Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (DE)
A Hybridised Approach to Oxymethylene Ethers (OME) - Designer Oxygenated Fuels and Solvents - Abstract here
16:00   Coffee Break  
16:30 Misha Valk
SkyNRG (NL)
Sustainable Aviaton Fuels, the Challenges and Opportunities for CO2 Based Technologies - Abstract here
16:50 Christian Schweitzer
bse Engineering Leipzig GmbH (DE)
System Relevant Energy Consumption for CO2 Processing Fuels
17:10   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