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1st Day, 2 December 2014

9:30 Registration and welcome coffee
10:00 Conference Opening, nova-Institut GmbH, Germany, Michael Carus
  Opening words
European Commission, DG Energy, Andreas Pilzecker Carbon capture and use in EU policy
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany,
PD Dr. Lothar Mennicken
Update on the German R&D program for CO2 utilisation – innovations for a green economy
nova-Institut GmbH, Germany, Michael Carus Industrial utilization of CO2: Suitable strategy and political framework for implementation
Virgin Earth Challenge, UK, David Addison 'If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together’ – an updated vision for CO2 utilisation’s role in a sustainable future
CO2Chem Initiative, UK, Prof. Dr. Peter Styring  
Tecnon OrbiChem, United States, Roger Lee Overview Of CO2-Based Chemicals Development
Press conference & Lunch Break
Linde Engineering Dresden GmbH, Germany, Sven Petersen Industrial CO2 utilization in commercial scale - presentation of a project realization
Climeworks AG, Switzerland,
Jan Wurzbacher
CO2 supply through Direct Air Capture - update on Climeworks activities.
sunfire GmbH, Germany,
Christian von Olshausen
Power-to-Liquids: Synthetic hydrocarbons from CO2, H2O and electricity
Hydrogenics Europe N.V., Belgium, Filip Smeets Shifting power with grid-scale water electrolysis

University of Cologne, Germany, Prof. Dr. Sanjay Mathur and Thomas Fischer  SOLAROGENIX
  Discussion with speakers from the first day
20:00 Dinner Buffet

2nd Day, 3 December 2014

9:00 Conference Opening
NewCO2fuels, Israel, Julie Horn Converting CO2 into fuels and chemicals using high temperature heat
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, Prof. Dr. Mogens Bjerg Mogensen Production of Green Fuels using Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells: Status and Perspectives
bse engineering Leipzig GmbH, Germany, Christian Schweitzer Integrated concept to utilize biochemical generated CO2 for thermochemical fuel production; Technical feasibility – legal challenges - commercial viability
LanzaTech, New Zealand, Willemijn van der Werf Carbon Recycling for Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals
Phytonix Corporation, United States, Bruce Dannenberg Direct photobiological conversion of carbon dioxide feedstock into renewable chemicals and fuels
12:30 Lunch Break  
Politecnico di Torino, Italy, Prof. Dr. Guido Saracco High efficiency photo-electron-chemical reactors for solar fuels production
Liquid Light Corporation, United States, Dave Law Carbon Dioxide as a Feedstock for Renewable and Bio-based Polyester

Avantium, The Netherlands, Dr. Klaas Jan Schouten

Biorefinery chemicals using photo-electrochemical CO2 reduction in the Eco2CO2 project
Industrial Microbes, United States, Dr. Derek Greenfield
Upgrading CO2 into Chemicals via Fermentation of Engineered Microbes
Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany, Dr. Christoph Gürtler  
Econic Technologies, UK,
Dr. Rulande Henderson
Econic catalyst systems for polycarbonates and polyols from CO2
Novomer Inc., United States, Peter Shepard

Commercial applications of CO2 based polyols

  Discussion with speakers from the second day
  Networking reception with snack