Final Programme

1st Day (7 October 2013; 10 am - 7.0 pm): Political framework and visions

2nd Day (8 October 2013; 9 am - 6.30 pm): Chemicals and energy from CO2

3rd Day (9 October 2013; 9 am - 5 pm): Polymers and building blocks from CO2


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1st Day, 7 October 2013

9:30 Registration and welcome coffee
10:00 Conference Opening, nova-Institut GmbH, Germany, Michael Carus
  Opening words from the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia
POLICY & VISIONS
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany,
PD Dr. Lothar Mennicken
The German R&D Program for CO2 Utilisation – innovations for a green economy
International Energy Agency (IEA), France, Simon Bennett IEA perspectives on CCS: what role (or roles?) for CO2 utilisation
CEFIC, EU, Dr. Gernot Klotz A vision on CO2 economy from the chemical industry
12:00
Pressekonferenz & Lunch Break
Virgin Earth Challenge, UK, David Addison A vision of CO2 utilisation’s role in combating climate change
nova-Institut GmbH, Germany, Michael Carus Industrial utilization of CO2: Suitable strategy and political framework for implementation
SUSTAINABILITY ASPECTS ON THE CO2 ECONOMY
Meo Carbon Solutions GmbH, Germany, Dr. Norbert Schmitz ISCC Certification schemes for CO2 based fuels and chemicals
University of Stuttgart, Germany, Aleksandar Lozanovski LCA for CO2 as raw material
BIOELECTROCHEMICAL CONVERSION
Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Belgium,
Prof. Dr. Ludo Diels
Bioelectrochemical conversions of CO2 into new chemical building blocks
ARTIFICIAL PHOTOSYNTHESIS
nova-Institut GmbH, Germany, Dr. Fabrizio Sibilla
Artificial Photosynthesis: a comparison with nature
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands,
Prof. Dr. Ernst Sudhölter
From solar energy to energy rich compounds
Kyoto University, Japan,
Dr. Naoki Ishida
Solar-Driven Incorporation of Carbon Dioxide into α-Amino Ketones
17:40 Discussion with speakers from the first day
19:00 Dinner Buffet
 

2nd Day, 8 October 2013

9:00 Conference Opening
 
CO2 PURIFICATION AND TECHNICAL PREPARATION
University of Newcastle, UK,
Prof. Dr. Michael North
CO2 from flue gas without purification as reactant
 

Aker Clean Carbon, Norway,
Dr. John Nustard (inquired)

CO2 capture technology by Aker Clean Carbon
SUPREN GmbH, Germany,
Prof. Dr. Axel Gottschalk
INTERACT: R&D on INnovaTive Enzymes and polyionic-liquids based membRAnes as
post combustion CO2 Capture key Technology
Climeworks AG, Switzerland,
Christoph Gebald
CO2 Supply through Direct Air Capture
University of Regensburg,
Prof. Dr. Michael Sterner
Generating CO2 based fuels by using wind harvesting ships
12:30 Lunch Break  
TNO, The Netherlands,
Dr. Erin Schols
From CO2 capture to CO2 use: hurdles and opportunities
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS BASED ON CO2
Cambridge Carbon Capture, UK, Michael Priestnall CO2 Mineralisation - a scalable & profitable approach to industrial CCS
CO2 AS CARBON SOURCE FOR AN INNOVATIVE ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Inha University, South Korea,
Prof. Dr. Sang-Eon Park
CO2 Utilization as Oxidant for Petrochemicals
University of Messina, Italy,
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Centi
Trading renewable energy by using CO2: A new option towards a green use of carbon dioxide
Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V., Germany, Prof. Matthias Beller Hydrogen Storage with Carbon dioxide: Opportunities for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis
Cluster Industrial Biotechnology CLIB 2021, Germany,
Prof. Dr. Karl-Erich Jaeger
Bioprocesses enable cross-industry value chains
Tecnalia, Spain,
Dr. José R. Ochoa-Gómez
Synthesis of glycerol carbonate from glycerol α-monochlorohydrin and carbon dioxide using triethylamine as both solvent and CO2 fixation–activation agent
Evonik Industries AG, Germany, Dr. Benjamin Schäffner Utilization of CO2 in the production of fine chemicals on industrial scale
CO2 AS ENERGY CARRIER
Technical University of Munich, Germany,
Prof. Dr. Richard W. Fischer
 
IC4 - integrated Carbon Capture, Conversion and Cycling
RWTH Aachen, Germany, Prof. Dr. Walter Leitner
Catalytic Hydrogenation of CO2 to Chemicals and Fuels
Krajete GmbH, Austria, Dr. Arne Seifert Applications of  Methanogenesis for CO2 Utilization and Intermittent Power Storage
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Dr. Wim Haije
CO2 to fuels: enabling the sustainable energy society
18:30 Discussion with speakers from the second day
19:30 Networking reception with snack
 

3rd Day, 9 October 2013

9:00 Conference Opening
POLYMERS BASED ON CO2
Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany, Dr. Christoph Gürtler
RWTH Aachen, Germany, Niklas von der Assen
Recent developments in CO2-based polyurethanes
CSIRO, Australia,
Dr. Xiaoqing Zhang
Opportunities of CO2-based polymers in composites with biopolymers and natural fibres
  The University of Sydney, Australia, Prof. Dr. Fariba Dehghani (inquired) Better catalysts by reducing zinc levels for the production of PPC
BASF SE, Germany, Dr. Núria Huguet (AG Limbach) Acrylates from alkenes and CO2, the stuff that dreams are made of
  Wuppertal Institute, Germany,
Dr. Dr. Dietmar Wechsler
Carbon recycling for renewable material supply: assessing the sustainability of sources of CO2 and potential pathways of polymer production
University of Wageningen, The Netherlands, Dr. Maria Barbosa SPLASH - Sustainable PoLymers from Algae Sugars and Hydrocarbons
Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA)
& Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Spain
Prof. Dr. Arjan W. Kleij
Catalytic Potential of Amino-Trisphenolate Complexes in Polycarbonate Synthesis
CO2 FOR BUILDING BLOCKS
12:00 Lunch Break

LanzaTech, New Zealand,
Grainne Smith

CO2 and CO fermentation, a route from waste to fuels and Chemical Building Blocks at Scale

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Prof. Dr. Klaas Hellingwerf CO2 as the ultimate substrate for a sustainable biotech industry
Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant, Belgium, Prof. Dr. Wim Soetaert Fermentation of CO2 - piloting in the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant
16:10 Discussion with speakers from the third day