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Biorefinery Technology Forum

Welcome Coffee

09:00 09:10 (10 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Introductory Remarks from the Chair

  • Michael Spandern, Industry Advisor

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

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

09:50 10:10 (20 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Gains in Ethanol Production Efficiency: How Does Your Plant Measure Up on Production Efficiency

  • Patrick Williams - Head of Technical Service, EMA, Novozymes

10:10 10:30 (20 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Nutrition and Fermentation Management

  • Chris Richards - SVP Sales & Business Development, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits

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

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)

09:30 09:50 (20 mins)

New Opportunities, Investments and Projects

Sustainable Shipping: The Rise of Marine Biofuels

  • Dirk Kronemeijer - CEO, GoodFuels

09:50 10:10 (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

10:10 10:30 (20 mins)

New Opportunities, Investments and Projects

The New Starch Plant in Europe

  • István Madácsi - Sales and Marketing Director, KALL Ingredients Kft.

10:45 11:15 (30 mins)

Main agenda

Refreshments

11:15 11:35 (20 mins)

New Opportunities, Investments and Projects

Challenges in Ethanol Based Chemical Production - An Indian Perspective

  • Vinay Joshi - Executive Director, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd., India

11:35 11:55 (20 mins)

New Opportunities, Investments and Projects

India: 2G Ethanol to Meet Blending Mandates?

11:55 12:15 (20 mins)

New Opportunities, Investments and Projects

Pakistan: More Molasses, More Ethanol, More Export

  • Saeed Ahmad - Head of Exports, Unicol Limited, Pakistan

11:15 11:35 (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

11:35 11:55 (20 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Plant Diversification and Producing Higher Value Products

  • Pete Moss - President, Cereal Process Technologies

11:55 12:15 (20 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Flex-Plants: What is Possible?

12:15 12:35 (20 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Moving Towards the Production of Higher Grade Chemicals and Plastics

12:50 14:10 (80 mins)

Main agenda

Lunch

14:15 14:35 (20 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Energy Integration & Conservation in Distillation Plant

  • Sandeep Chichbankar - Director - Business Development, Excel Engineers & Consultants

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

14:55 15:15 (20 mins)

Biorefinery Technology Forum

Carbon Capture, Storage and Ethanol Creation

14:15 14:35 (20 mins)

Feedstocks and Pricing

Grains Production and Price Position

Grain’s share in ethanol production is at an all-time high, what are the market dynamics looking like for 2018 

14:35 14:55 (20 mins)

Feedstocks and Pricing

Beet and Cane Molasses Supplies and Prices

14:55 15:15 (20 mins)

Feedstocks and Pricing

Impacts on the EU Sugar Beet Industry Post 1 October 2017

New strategies for a world of no quotas and a potentially limited ethanol outlet

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

Main agenda

Refreshments

16:00 16:40 (40 mins)

Main agenda

Roundtable Discussions

  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
  • 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