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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Welcome Coffee
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09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Introductory Remarks from the Chair
  • Michael Spandern, Industry Advisor
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09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Ethanol Technical Improvements: View From the Largest Ethanol Producer
  • Doug Berven - Vice President of Corporate Affairs, POET, USA
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09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Cellulosic and Advanced Biofuels: A Biofuel Producers Perspective
  • Oliver Lüdtke - COO Bioethanol/Biomethane, Verbio AG, Germany
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09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Investing in Efficiency: Are You Using All of the Tools at Your Disposal to Enhance Production Efficiency?
  • Patrick Williams - Head of Technical Service, EMA, Novozymes
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10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Nutrition and Fermentation Management
  • Chris Richards - SVP Sales & Business Development, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Introductory Remarks from the Chair
  • Douglas Durante - Executive Director, Clean Fuels Development Coalition
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09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Global Forecasts for Conventional and Advanced Biofuel Market Development Over The Next Five Years
  • Pharoah Le Feuvre - Renewable Energy Division , International Energy Agency (IEA)
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09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Renewable Fuels for Cleaner Transport – Sustainable Aviation Biofuels
  • Olivier Rolland - Director, Sustainable Fuel Technologies, Boeing Research & Technology Europe
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09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Sustainable Shipping: The Rise of Marine Biofuels
  • Dirk Kronemeijer - CEO, GoodFuels
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10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Challenges for The European Biodiesel Industry
  • Raffaello Garofalo - Secretary General, European Biodiesel Board
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10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
Main agenda
Refreshments
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11:15 - 11:20 5 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Introductory Remarks from the Chair
  • Christoph Berg - Managing Director, F.O. Licht
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11:20 - 11:40 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Waste to Energy: Building A £68 Million Plant in New Delhi
  • Abhishek Asthana - Director, Hallam Energy, Sheffield Hallam University, Deputy Director, Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) –Energy, University Alliance
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11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Challenges in Ethanol Based Chemical Production - An Indian Perspective
  • Vinay Joshi - Executive Director, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd., India
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12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Pakistan: More Molasses, More Ethanol, More Export
  • Saeed Ahmad - Head of Exports, Unicol Limited, Pakistan
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12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
E10: A Recently Approved Reality for Mexico
  • Stephan Wittig - President, Mexican Association for Sustainable Mobility & Generation
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11:15 - 11:20 5 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Introductory Remarks from the Chair
  • Michael Spandern, Industry Advisor
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11:20 - 11:40 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Using Advanced Statistical Software for Bioethanol Plant Yeast Trialing and Performance Improvement
  • John H Evans - Vice President, Yeast Innovation, AB Biotek
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11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Recent Advances of Catalyst Research and Development for Grain Ethanol Manufacturing
  • Pauline Teunissen - Principal Scientist, DuPont Industrial Biosciences
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12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Plant Diversification and Producing Higher Value Products
  • Pete Moss - President, Cereal Process Technologies
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12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
How to Make Your Ethanol Plant More Sustainable
  • Rahul Dagwar - Business Development Manager, Praj Industries Limited
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13:00 - 14:10 70 mins
Main agenda
Lunch
14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Introductory Remarks from the Chair
  • Rob Vierhout - Managing Director, team
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14:15 - 14:35 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
The New Starch Plant in Europe
  • István Madácsi - Sales and Marketing Director, KALL Ingredients Kft.
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14:35 - 14:55 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
Non Alcoholic Beer: A Growing Opportunity for Ethanol Buyers
  • Hannes van Eynde - Category Buyer for Auxiliaries and By-products Regional Procurement Office Europe, AB InBev
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Grain’s share in ethanol production is at an all-time high, what are the market dynamics looking like for 2018 

14:55 - 15:15 20 mins
New Opportunities, Investments and Projects
EU Sugar Beet Industry Post 1 October 2017
  • Miguel Garcia Navarro - DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
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New strategies for a world of no quotas and a potentially limited ethanol outlet

14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Introductory Remarks from the Chair
  • Michael Spandern, Industry Advisor
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14:15 - 14:35 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Energy Integration & Conservation in Distillation Plant
  • Sandeep Chichbankar - Director - Business Development, Excel Engineers & Consultants
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14:35 - 14:55 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Biofilm Detection & Control – Safeguarding Against the Biofilm Threat in Cooling and Process Systems
  • Malcolm Turvey - Market Manager, Solenis
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14:55 - 15:15 20 mins
Biorefinery Technology Forum
Smart Instrument for Gas Volume, Flow and Composition Analysis with High Accuracy and Precision – Application in Optimizing Ethanol Fermentation
  • Jing Liu - CEO, Bioprocess Control
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15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Refreshments
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16:00 - 16:40 40 mins
Main agenda
Roundtable Discussions
  • John H Evans - Vice President, Yeast Innovation, AB Biotek
  • Chris Richards - SVP Sales & Business Development, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits
  • Paolo Corvo - Head of Business Development Biofuels & Derivatives, Clariant
  • Malcolm Turvey - Market Manager, Solenis
  • Phil Madson - President, KATZEN International, Inc
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  1. Bioethanol Plant Modelling: Worth the Time and Effort?
  2. The Ethanol Production Process: What to Optimise Next and General Troubleshooting
  3. Commercializing Advanced Biofuels – Would That Work For You?
  4. How Future Legislation on Legionnaires Disease Will Affect Your Plant
  5. Gen1.5 Ethanol: Converting New Sugar and Starch Sources to Advanced Biofuels.