Programme

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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 from the Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

  POLICY & VISIONS
10:10 European Commission, DG Energy, Andreas Pilzecker Carbon capture and use in EU policy
10:40 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
11:10 nova-Institut GmbH, Germany, Michael Carus Industrial utilization of CO2: Suitable strategy and political framework for implementation
11:40 Coffee Break  
12:00

Virgin Earth Challenge, UK, Guy Lomax
 

'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
12:30 CO2Chem Initiative, UK, Prof. Dr. Peter Styring Carbon Capture and Utilisation in the green economy - activities of the CO2Chem Network
13:00 Tecnon OrbiChem, United Kingdom, Roger Lee Overview of CO2-based chemicals development
13:30
Press conference & Lunch Break
  CO2 CAPTURE & PURIFICATION
14:45 Linde Engineering Dresden GmbH, Germany, Olaf Christoph Industrial CO2 utilization in commercial scale - presentation of a project realization
15:15 Climeworks AG, Switzerland,
Jan Wurzbacher
CO2 supply through Direct Air Capture - update on Climeworks activities.
  H2 GENERATION: PREREQUISITE FOR CO2 ECONOMY
15:45 sunfire GmbH, Germany,
Christian von Olshausen
Power-to-Liquids: Synthetic hydrocarbons from CO2, H2O and electricity
16:15 Coffee Break  
16:45 Hydrogenics Europe N.V., Belgium, Denis Thomas Power-to-Gas – Shifting power with grid-scale water electrolysis.
17:15

University of Cologne, Germany, Prof. Dr. Sanjay Mathur and Thomas Fischer  SOLAROGENIX
17:45 Discussion with speakers from the first day
20:00 Dinner Buffet
   
 

2nd Day, 3 December 2014

 
CO2 BASED FUELS
9:00

bse engineering Leipzig GmbH, Germany, Christian Schweitzer

Integrated concept to utilize biochemical generated CO2 for thermochemical fuel production; Technical feasibility – legal challenges - commercial viability

9:30 Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, Prof. Dr. Mogens Bjerg Mogensen Production of Green Fuels using Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells: Status and Perspectives
10:00

NewCO2Fuels, Israel, Julie Horn

Converting CO2 into fuels and chemicals using high temperature heat

10:30 Coffee Break  
11:00 LanzaTech, New Zealand,
Grainne Smith
Carbon Recycling for Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals
11:30 Phytonix Corporation, United States, Bruce Dannenberg Direct photobiological conversion of carbon dioxide feedstock into renewable chemicals and fuels
  CHEMICALS & BUILDING BLOCKS
12:00 Politecnico di Torino, Italy, Prof. Dr. Guido Saracco High efficiency photo-electron-chemical reactors for solar fuels production
12:30 Liquid Light Corporation, United States, Dave Law Carbon Dioxide as a Feedstock for Renewable and Bio-based Polyester
13:00 Lunch Break  
14:00 Uk Centre for Carbon Dioxide Utilization, United Kingdom, Katy Armstrong Smart CO2 Transformation (SCOT): defining a Strategic European Research and Innovation Agenda
14:30

Avantium, The Netherlands, Dr. Klaas Jan Schouten
 

Biorefinery chemicals using photo-electrochemical CO2 reduction in the Eco2CO2 project
15:00 Coffee Break  
  POLYMERS & MATERIALS
15:30 Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany, Dr. Christoph Gürtler CO2-based Polyurethanes on the way to commercial scale
16:00 Econic Technologies, UK,
Dr. Rulande Henderson
Econic catalyst systems for polycarbonates and polyols from CO2
16:30 Novomer Inc., United States, Simon Waddington

Commercial applications of CO2 based polyols

17:00 Networking reception with snack