Programme of the Conference


1st day (20 March 2019)

Registration and Welcome Coffee

Conference Opening

10:00 Michael Carus
nova-Institut (DE)
Conference Opening

Innovation and Strategy

  Chairman: Damien Dallemagne, CO2 Value Europe (EU)
10:10   Dr. Stefanie Kesting
CO2 Value Europe (EU)
Achievements and Perspectives for CO2 Utilisation in Europe - Abstract here
10:40 Carmine Marzano
European Commission (EU)
EU R&I Activities in the Framework of CO2 Utilisation
11:00   Enrico Barsch
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (DE)
Carbon Dioxide as a Sustainable Carbon Source – Activities of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research - Abstract here
11:20   Michael Carus
nova-Institut  (DE)
Renewable Carbon is Key to a Sustainable and Future-Oriented Chemical Industry
11:50 Discussion
12:00 Lunch Break

Sustainability and Policy

  Chairman:  Michael Carus, nova-Institut GmbH (DE)
Nils Rettenmaier
ifeu-Institut (DE)
Scientifically Sound Life Cycle Assessments for CCU Technologies: Towards a Realistic Picture of the Environmental Impacts - Abstract here
13:50   Volker Sick
University of Michigan / Global CO2 Initiative (US)
The Global CO2 Initiative at the University of Michigan - Abstract here
14:10   Lara Dammer
nova-Institut (DE)
The New EU Policy Landscape for CCU: REDII and ETS - Abstract here
14:30 Discussion
14:40 Coffee Break

Hydrogen Production and Carbon Capture

Chairman: Haralabos Zorbas, IBB-Netzwerk (DE)

Arnaud de Lhoneux
Hydrogenics (BE)

Large Scale PEM Water Electrolysis, Ready for CCU Projects - Abstract here
15:40   Amelie Carron
Air Liquide (FR)
Blue Hydrogen - Production of Low Carbon Hydrogen

Christian Schweitzer
bse Engineering Leipzig (DE)
Oscar Graff
Aker Solutions  (NO)
Modular Carbon Capture Units for Small-Scale Methanol Plants - Abstract here
16:20 Discussion

Innovation Award


Asta Partanen

Chairpersons:  Michael Carus, nova-Institut (DE)

Asta Partanen, nova-Institut (DE)

16:40   Frank Kensy, b.fab (DE) Process for Formate Bioeconomy
16:50   Andrew Schmidt, Carbicrete (CA) Carbicrete - Production of Cement-Free, Carbon-Negative Concrete
17:00   Peter Hammond, CCm Technologies (UK) CCm Growth - Captured Carbon Dioxide to Produce Nitrogen-Based Biogenic Fertilisers 
17:10   Uta Hermes, Gensoric (DE) willpower energy® - Innovative Process Technology in Domestic Heating Systems
17:20   Christophe Mihalcea, LanzaTech (US) Unique Process to Convert CO2 into Isopropanol and Acetone
17:30   Gunnar Holen, Nordic Blue Crude (NO) Nordic Blue Crude - Plan is to Produce Synthetic Crude from Renewable Power, Water and CO2

Innovation Award Sponsor

17:40 Markus Steilemann
Covestro (DE)
A Dream Comes True - Driving Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy with CO2-Based Plastics
18:00 Cold Beer on Tap in the Exhibition Space

Innovation Award Ceremony in the Exhibition Hall

20:00 Dinner Buffett


2nd day (21 March 2019)

CO2 for Chemicals & Materials

Chairwoman: Sarah Refai, CLIB2021 (DE)
09:00 Dennis Krämer
DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. (DE)
CarbonNext – Evaluation of CCU Along the Value Chain - Abstract here
09:20 Sophia Hamblin Wang
Mineral Carbonation International (AU)
Transforming CO2 Emissions into Valuable Products for Use in Industry and Building Products
09:40 Paul E. King
Enviro Ambient (US)
Matching Carbon Conversion Technologies to Carbon Capture Technologies to Catalyze the Carbon Economy - Abstract here
10:00 Jörg Mampel
B.R.A.I.N. (DE)
Bite-sizing the Challenge: A Modular Approach for the Biotechnological Valorization of CO2 - Abstract here
10:20 Discussion
10:30 Coffee Break
Chairman: Bruce Dannenberg, Phytonix Corporation (US)
11:00 Achim Raschka
nova-Institut (DE)
Polymers Based on CO2 - An Overview on Possible Technologies
11:20   Persefoni Hilken
Covestro (DE)
Brighter Use of CO2Abstract here
11:40 Chae-Hwan Hong
Hyundai Motor Group (KR)
Synthesis of CO2 Based Polycarbonate Polyol and Its Application - Abstract here
12:00 Richard French
Econic Technologies (UK)
Harnessing the Endless Potential of CO2  Abstract here
12:20 Willemijn Witteveen
Avantium (NL)
Reducing COProducing Chemicals: The Potential of Electrochemistry

Special Parallel Session: Workshop on Carbon Capture Technologies

Chairwoman: Pia Skoczinski, nova-Institut (DE)

Torsten Buddenberg / Marc D. Jedamzik, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe (DE, JP)  Abstract here
Paul E. King, Enviro Ambient (US) Matching Carbon Conversion Technologies to Carbon Capture Technologies to Catalyze the Carbon Economy  - Abstract here
Gaurav Rajen, Green Fire Technologies (US)   Abstract here
Dirk Nuber, Climeworks (CH) CO2 Capture from Air: A Breakthrough Sustainable Carbon Source for Synthetic Fuels - Abstract here
Brett Henkel, Inventys (CA) Building a CO₂ Marketplace for Cement’s CO₂ Emissions with the eCO₂Source Capture System - Abstract here
12:40 Diskussion
12:50 Lunch Break

CO2 for Fuels

Chairman: Frank Köster, EnergieAgentur.NRW (DE)
14:20 Frank Köster
EnergieAgentur.NRW (DE)
Synthetic Fuels for Transport - Perspectives and Projects from North Rhine-Westphalia
14:40 Peter Lindblad
Uppsala University (SE)
CO2-Fixation and Engineering for Increased CO2-Fixation in Photoautotrophic Organisms - Abstract here
15:00 Bruce Dannenberg
Phytonix Corporation (US)
Utilizing Synthetic Biology to Address Global Challenges: Climate Change and Sustainable Chemistry - Abstract here
15:20 Rudolf Dörpinghaus
Greener Skies Ahead: PtL Fuels as a Kerosene Alternative for Sustainable Aviation - Abstract here
15:40 Benedikt Stefánsson
Carbon Recycling International (IS)
Renewable Methanol from CO2 and Electricity: Commercial Scale Solution Ready to Meet Future Challenges - Abstract here
16:00 Discussion
Networking Reception