Conference programme

REGISTRATION: MAIN ENTRANCE CITYCUBE / ENTRANCE MESSEDAMM

Panel 1

10:00 - 13:00

Climate protection thanks to sustainable renewable mobility

Room A6

Chair: Stephan Arens, Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP)

10:00
Climate protection goals in the transport sector - biofuels as part of the solution

Artur Auernhammer, MP, Chairman of the Board, German Bioenergy Association e.V. (BBE)

10:20
Climate protection in the transport sector - how to achieve this and keep everyone on board?
Dr. Tamara Zieschang, state secretary Federal Ministry of Transport and digital Infrastructure (BMVI) 

10:40
Results of "The Future of Mobility" National Platform
Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann, Chair, "National Platform The Future of Mobility"  (NPM)

11:00
Climate Protection Bill - which short-term measures in the transport sector can reduce budgetary risk?
Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert, Head of Department, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

11:20
The importance of alternative fuels for the mineral oil industry to meet climate protection goals in the transport sector
Dr. Jörg Adolf, Stakeholder Relations Manager, Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH

11:40
Prospects for the combustion engine and alternative fuels within the framework of international climate protection concepts
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Krahl, President, Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Science and Arts (TH OWL)

12:00
Discussion

13:00
Lunch break

Panel 2 - Panel discussion

14:00 - 15:30 Uhr

Panel discussion: climate protection from exhausts: pros-pects for the existing fleet and CO2 targets for new vehicles

Room A6

Chair: Sonja van Renssen, journalist

  • Carsten Müller, MP, CD/CSU Bundestag parliamentary group, member of the Comittee for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • Petr Dolejsi, Director, Mobility & Sustainable Transport European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)
  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen Krahl, President, Ostwestfahlen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts (TH OWL)
  • Joachim Lutz, Speaker CEO CropEnergies AG
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Küchen, General Manager, German Petroleum Industry Association e.V. (MWV)

 

15:30
Coffee break

Panel 3

16:15 - 18:30

International climate protection strategies and plans for the transport sector in the light of the Paris Agreement

Room A6

Chair: Dr.-Ing. Franziska Müller-Langer, German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ)

16:15
The Contribution of Advanced Renewable Transport Fuels to the Decarbonisation of Transport in 2030 and beyond
Luc Pelkmans, Technical Coordinator IEA Bioenergy TCP

16:35
The role of biofuels in the framework of national climate protection strategies in Germany
Frank Bonaldo, Head of division in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

16:55
Impact of the EU strategy for technology development - perspective of the European Technology & Innovation Platform
Patrik Klintbom, European Technology & Innovation Platform (ETIP) Bioenergy

17:15
The challenges of coupling economic perspectives and climate neutrality in the Netherlands transport system

Eric van den Heuvel, Neatherlands Platform Sustainable Biofuels

17:35
Time to act faster and bolder
Peter Vanacker, President and CEO of Neste Corporation

17:55
Discussion

18:30
End of the first conference day - Evening reception

Panel 4 - Parallel forums 4A , 4B, 4C, 4D

9:00 - 11:00

Parallel forum 4A
Power-To-X - the right mix for climate protection

Room M1-M3

Chair: Dr. Franziska Müller-Langer, German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ)

9:00
Developing the general policy framework for e-fuels
Tobias Block, German Association of the Automotive Industry e.V. (VDA)

9:20
Power-to-X fuels and the latest market access developments
Prof. Dr. Christian Küchen, German Petroleum Industry Association e.V. (MWV)

9:40
Energy turn-around in the transport sector: developing and appraising electric-based fuels
Ralph-Uwe Dietrich, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

10:00
Presentation of results from the PtL feasability study for the shell Rheinland Refinery
Dr. Jörg Dehmel, Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH & Dr. Frithjof Kublik, Kublik Energy Consulting (ECG)

10:20
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

 

Parallel forum 4B
Bioethanol - recognising and using its potential

Room M4-M5

Chair: Carola Wunderlich, German Bioethanol Industry Association (BDBe)

9:00
Unlocking the internal combustion engine's potential with high-quality fuels - the concept of sustainable high octane
Ewa Abramiuk-Lété, Sector Group Manager Sustainable Fuels

9:20
Pre-normative research on mid-blend ethanol-gasoline and gasoline emissions in compressed ignition engines to allow immediate RED II target achievement
Ortwin Costenoble, Netherlands Standardization Institute (NEN)

9:40
French success story on E10 and on E85 with homologated E85 converting boxes: can it be replicated across Europe?
Sylvain Demoures, Syndicat national des producteurs d'alcool agricole (SNPAA)

10:00
Fast and sustainable is not a contradiction in terms: E20 deployment in car racing - Nürburgring 24h race
Dr. Jörg Bernard, Südzucker AG - Central Department, Research, Development and Technological Services & Thomas von Löwis, Four Motors GmbH

10:20
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

 

Parallel forum 4C
Fuel research - for current and longer term challenges

Room M6-M7

Chair: Professor Jürgen Krahl, President of the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts (TH OWL)

9:00
Biodiesel remains an essential component of future fuel concepts for decarbonisation of the European transport sector 

Dr. Wolfgang Podestà, Lanxess Deutschland GmbH 

9:20
Influence of biofuels on engine oil quality and wear-and-tear in diesel automobile engines
Stefan Zickmann, Volkswagen AG

9:40
CO2-neutrality and ultra-low pollutant emissions with OME - experimental results from an adapted research vehicle

Philipp Demel, Darmstadt University of Technology

10:00
Oxymethylene dimethyl ether (OMEx) as an alternative for diesel fuel and blend compound; properties, additizing and compatibility with fossil and renewable fuels
Dr. Svetlane Crusius, ERC Additic GmbH

10:20
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

 

Parallel forum 4D
Getting biomethane on the road

Room M8

Chair: Dr Claudius da Costa Gomez, German Biogas Association e.V.

9:00
Eight years of experience with biomethane as a fuel at E.ON: just a nice idea or is there scope to boost GHG-reduction potential?
Dr. Claus Bonsen, E.ON Bioerdgas GmbH

09:20
Biomethane production with small plant capacities - cost efficiency and potential
Jaqueline Daniel-Gromke, German Biomass Resrach Centre (DBFZ) & Michael Beil, Frauenhofer IEE  

09:40
Bio-LNG: potentials and prospects

Toni Reinholz & Matthias Edel, German Energy Agency (dena)

10:00
Power to Mobility - renewable methane from electrical power and biogenic raw gases
Michael Riebesecker, MicroPyros GmbH

10:20
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

Panel 5 - Parallel forums 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D

11:30 - 13:30 Uhr

Parallel forum 5A
Advanced biofuels - implementation pathway 

Room M1-M3

Chair: Professor Thomas Willner, University of Applied Sciences Hamburg (HAW)

11:30
Prospects for advanced biofuels under RED II across different transport sectors

Jo Howes, E4tech

11:50
Low-CapEx approach to synthetic transport fuels from biomass - from laboratory to markets
Dr. Ilkka Hannula, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

12:10
reFuels - an application project with synthesised fuels at ton-scale
Prof. Dr. Nicolaus Dahmen, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

12:30
Carbon-positive fuels for transport decarbonization
Marko Janhunen, UPM Biofuels

12:50
"Low-crab-diet" for the transport and industry sector. Energy transition - an industry perspective and own developments
Dr. Armin Günther, Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions

13:10
Discussion

13:30
Lunch break

 

Parallel forum 5B
International biofuel trading

RAUM M4-M5

Chair: Stefan Walter, German Bioethanol Industry Association (BDBe)

11:30
Offsetting renewable fuels against CO2 fleet limits and possible effects on the biofuel (and PtX) market
Wolf-Dietrich Kindt, German Biofuels Industry Association e.V. (VDB)

11:50
Biofuels at the centre of energy-environmental efficiency in mobility - the case of RenovaBio in Brazil
Dr. Plinio Nastari, DATAGRO

12:10
Biodiesel and bioethanol from Asia: changing means and routes to supply?
Clare Pennington & Samantha Wright, ICIS

12:30
Global Biofuels Outlook: Future growth and potential pitfalls
Kathlyn Saillen, S&P Global Platts

12:50
Discussion

13:30
Lunch break

 

Parallel forum 5C
Biofuels from waste and residues

Room M6-M7

Chair: Detlef Evers, Waste-Based Fuels Association (MvAK)

11:30
The role of waste-based biofuels in decarbonizing
Angel Alvarez Alberdi, European Waste-to-Advanced Biofuels Association (EWABA)

11:50
The availability of used cooking oil - current trade patterns and collection potential in major markets
Leonidas Kanonis, Argus Biofuels

12:10
Animal fat - an important feedstock for the production of waste-based biodiesel in the EU
Dickon Posnett, Argent Energy

12:30
Biodiesel production from fatty acids - potential and processing
Dr. Axel Ingendoh, InaChem GmbH

12:50
Measuring a path to decarbonization - a quantitative comparison of waste feedstocks for bio-distillate production

Matt Herman, Renewable Energy Group (REG)

13:10
Discussion

13:50
Lunch break

 

Parallel forum 5D
Biomethane in the transport sector – an international perspective

Room M8

Chair: Alexey Mozgovoy, German Biogas Association e.V.

11:30
Biomethane's role in climate-friendly mobility for the future
Matthias Kerner, bmP greengas GmbH

11:50
Biomethane in France: Status Quo
Jean-Marie Gauthey, Gaz Réseau Distribution Franve (GRDF)

12:10
Bio-LNG as a matter of emission reduction in the transport sector
Anouk van Grinsven, CE Delft

12:30
Prospects for biomethane usage in Italy

Lorenzo Maggioni, Consorzio Italiano Biogas (CIB)

12:50
Discussion

13:30
Lunch break

Panel 6 - Parallel forums 6A, 6B, 6C

14:30 -16:30

Parallel forum 6A
Biofuels in aviation and shipping

Room M1-M3

Chair: Dr. Frank Köster, NRW Energy Agency GmbH 

14:30
Options and prospects for the alternative marine fuels and biofuels in aviation
Lizzie German, E4tech

14:50
Feedstock opportunities in the implementation of RED II - the role of paraffinic fuels in the decarbonization of the transport sector
Henrik Erämets, Neste Corporation Finland

15:10
Clean combustion of future fuels in future engines
S. Mani Sarathy, Clean Combustion Research Centre

15:30
Multiblends in practice - insights and results from the DEMO-SPK project
Dr.-Ing. Franziska Müller-Langer, German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ)

15:50
Discussion

16:30
End of the conference

 

Parallel forum 6B
Sustainability - Increasingly challenging demands

Chair: Elmar Baumann, German Biofuels Industry Association e.V. (VDB)

14:30
GHG reduction obligation under COP25 - targets and current status of transposition into European and German legislation
Stefan Groos, lawyer

14:50
Energy turn-around in the transport sector - What contribution should "greenhouse-gas-reducing fuels" make?
Dr. Thomas Kuchlig, Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg 

15:10
How the RED II delegated acts influence the European low-carbon industry 
Dr. Theodor Goumas, ART Fuels Forum

15:30
Biofuels in the field of tension between bioenergy and the transport sector turn-around - evaluating the sustainability of various options for biomass utilisation
Julia Streitz, RWTH Aachen University

15:50
Discussion

16:30
End of the conference

 

 

Parallel forum 6C
New powertrains and mobility concepts

Chair: Johannes Daum, National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology GmbH (NOW)

14:30
JEC WTW version 5 looking at 2025+ fuels and powertrains options
Matteo Prussi, Joint Research Centre / JEC study

14:50
Requirements related to establishing public charging infrastructure for electromobility
Dr. jur. Philipp Ehring, branmatt legal

15:10
The potential of hydrogen and fuel cells - status quo and prospects
Werner Diwald, German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV)

15:30
Investigation of diesel and petrol engine fuel ageing under PHEV relevant boundary conditions
Prof. Dr. Markus Jakob, Coburg Automotive Technology Transfer Centre (TAC)

16:10
Discussion

16:30
End of the conference

 

Parallel forum 6D
Biofuels in agriculture and forestry

Chair: Prof. Dr. Peter Pickel, John Deere GmbH & Co. KG

14:30
Market entry strategies for biomethane tractors
Klaus Senghaas, New-Holland

14:50
1,000 hours hands-on experience with a gas-driven tractor, gas as a fuel for agricultural machinery
Dr. Sascha Prehn, Rostock University

15:10
Onboard fuel detection of a stage 5 engine
Michael Hinrichs, John Deere GmbH & Co. KG

15:30
Practical experiences report: sustainable power on farms - experiences with and economic appraisal of a vegetable-oil-driven tractor
Michael Kister, farmer

15:50
Discussion

16:30
End of conference