Preliminary Programme

1st Day (2 December 2014): Political framework and visions, prerequisites and energy use

2nd Day (3 December 2014): Chemicals and polymers from CO2


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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
POLICY & VISIONS
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  
12:00
Press conference & Lunch Break
CO2 CAPTURE & PURIFICATION
Linde Engineering Dresden GmbH, Germany, Sven Petersen Industrial CO2 utilization in commercial scale - presentation of a project realization
Climeworks AG, Switzerland,
Dr. Christoph Gebald
CO2 supply through Direct Air Capture - update on Climeworks activities.
H2 GENERATION: PREREQUISITE FOR CO2 ECONOMY
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
  Dinner Buffet
 

2nd Day, 3 December 2014

9:00 Conference Opening
 
CO2 BASED FUELS
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  
Phytonix Corporation, United States, Bruce Dannenberg Direct photobiological conversion of carbon dioxide feedstock into renewable chemicals and fuels
12:30 Lunch Break  
CHEMICALS & BUILDING BLOCKS
Politecnico di Torino, Italy, Prof. Dr. Guido Saracco CO2 exploitation in a ligno-cellulosic biorefinery: the Eco2CO2 project
Liquid Light Corporation, United States, Dave Law Carbon Dioxide as a Feedstock for Renewable and Bio-based Polyester
POLYMERS & MATERIALS
Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany, Dr. Christoph Gürtler  
Econic Technologies, UK,
Dr. Rulande Henderson
 
Novomer Inc., United States, Peter Shepard

Commercial applications of CO2 based polyols

  Discussion with speakers from the second day
  Networking reception with snack

 

Also invited speakers by now from:
EU Commission, International Energy Agency, Kilimanjaro Inc., Climeworks & AUDI, Carbon Engineering Inc., InfraServ Knapsack, University of Lyon, Firewater Fuels, H2Wales, Krajete GmbH & FIAT, Imperial College London, Suncatalytix, OakBio Inc., Solvay, RWTH Aachen, Sweetwater Energy, Photanol Biosolarcells, Durham University