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Conference programme

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Panel 1

10:00 - 13:00

Renewable mobility within the conflict of fighting climate change, rentability and general acceptance

Room A6

Chair: Elmar Baumann, Verband der deutschen Biokraftstoffindustrie e.V. (VDB, German Association for Biofuels)

10:00
Biofuels to help fight climate change and renewable mobility

Artur Auernhammer, MP, Chairman
of the Board of the German Bioenergy Association, BBE

10:20
Biofuels within the Federal Government's mobility and fuel strategy
N.N., Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructures (BMVI)

10:40
Scientific supervision of the funding initiative „Energy transition in the transport sector - sector coupling through the use of electricity-based fuels“

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Aigner , German Aerospace Center (DLR)

11:00
Future of renewable mobility in the context of new fuels and drive trains
tbc, European Parliament

11:20
Renewable Energies and biofuels to help reduce CO2 emissions in road transport
Wolfgang Langhoff, Chairman of the Board, BP Europe SE

11:40
From E-fuel to E-Car - Innovative drive train strategies
Bernhard Mattes, President German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)

12:00
Discussion

13:00
Lunch break

Panel 2 - Panel discussion

14:00 - 15:30 Uhr

Panel discussion: Zukunft der erneuerbaren Mobilität im Kontext unterschiedlicher Antriebs- und Kraftstoffoptionen

ROOM A6

Chair: Sonja van Renssen, energy post

  • Pekka Pesonen, Generalsekretär, COPA/COGECA
  • Dr. Ruprecht Brandis, Director External Affairs BP Europe SE
  • Dr. Klaus Bonhoff, Geschäftsführer NOW GmbH
  • Jenny Walther-Thoss, Politische Referentin, WWF Deutschland
  • Stefan Schreiber, Präsident des Verbandes der deutschen Biokraftstoffindustrie e.V.

Panel 3

16:15 - 18:30

Biofuels within the context of synthesized fuels

Room A6

Chair: Dieter Bockey, Union zur Förderung von Öl- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP)

16:15
Importance of biofuels from biomass within the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) as a contribution to fighting climate change in transport
Dr. Franziska Müller-Langer, Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH (DBFZ, German Research Center for Biomass)

16:35
Fighting climate change in transport - A call for action to reach the target from the perspective of both the German and the European petroleum industry - "Vision 2050"
Prof. Dr. Christian Küchen, Mineralölwirtschaftsverband e.V. (MWV, German Association of the Petroleum Industry)

16:55
Dena's lead study for an integrated energy transition - Framework conditions and recommendations to act on the energy transition in transport
Andreas Kuhlmann, Deutsche-Energie-Agentur (dena, German Energy Agency)

17:15
Synthetic biofuels - how can they support climate protection?

Joß Bracker, Peter Kasten, Institute for Applied Ecology

17:35
Discussion

18:30
End of the first conference day - Evening reception on the fairground of Messe Berlin

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

9:00 - 11:00

Parallel forum 4A
Power-To-X

Room M1-M3

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

9:00
Compact Power-to-Liquid technology: insights into current projects
Dr.-Ing. Tim Böltken, INERATEC GmbH

9:20
Hydrogen electrolysis as a key element in PtX pathways - Scenarios for a massive scale-up
Patrick Schmidt, LBST - Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH

9:40
Industrial PT-methanol - the succes story of VulcanolTM
Ómar Freyr Sigurbjörnsson, Carbon Recycling International iceland

10:00
Power-to-X: Challenges and Opportunities at the Interface of Energy and Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Walter Leitner, Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Energiekonversion (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion)

10:20
E-Fuel on the way to commercial production
Gunar Holen, Nordic Blue Crude AS, Norway

10:20
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

 

Parallel forum 4B
Bioethanol

Room M4-M5

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

9:00
High Octane fuels: What E20 will bring to society and the climate
Zoltán Szabó, Ethanol Europe Renewables Ltd.

9:20
Cellulosic ethanol - Providing technologies for 2G ethanol plants
Rahul Dagwar, Praj Industries India

9:40
New enzymes for bioethanol production - New Biotechnologies to Enhance Conversion of Biomass to Sugars
Dr. Alex Brogan, imperial College London

10:00
Decarbonizing the steel production - Turning carbon monoxide into ethanol
Freya Burton, LanzaTech

10:20
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

 

Parallel forum 4C
Biodiesel

Room M6-M7

Chair: Professor Jürgen Krahl, President of the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences,
Chairman of the UFOP Expert Commission ‘Biofuels and renewable resources’

9:00
Biodiesel as part of the solution for mixed fuels in future

Prof. Dr. Thomas Garbe, Volkswagen AG

9:20
The influence of biofuels on emissions - RDE as a useful tool for fuel design
Martin Kortschak, Technologietransferzentrum Automotive der Hochschule Coburg TAC

9:40
Biodiesel aging - oxidizing mechanisms, engine usability and countermeasures

Prof. Dr. Lukas Möltner, MCI Management Center Innsbruck

10:00
Research on aging patterns for various gasoline and diesel fuels in plug-in hybrid vehicles
Anja Singer, Technologietransferzentrum Automotive der Hochschule Coburg (TAC, Technology Transfer Center for Automotive Technology)

10:40
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

 

Parallel forum 4D
Biomethane within the transport sector in Germany

Room M8

Chair: Dr Claudius da Costa Gomez, German Biogas Association, FvB

09:00
Biomethane as a fuel - new market potential and incentives from RED II
Horst Seide, Fachverband Biogas e.V. (Professional Association for Biogas)

09:20
Regional resources for regional fuel - possibilities for providing and using bio methane as a future option for existing biogas installations in Thuringia

Frank Scholwin, Institut für Biogas, Kreislaufwirtschaft & Energie (Institute for biogas, circular economy & energy)

09:40
Fuel protection as a future perspective for biogas installations - Analyzing the potential of and case study on the local production of bio LNG
Michael Kralemann, 3N Kompetenzzentrum Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (3N Competence Center for Renewable Resources)

10:00
Reaching a climate-neutral form of waste management through bio methane
Lars Nehrling, Remondis SE & Co. KG

10:20
Climate friendly mobility with biomethane - Projects and initiatives from North Rhine-Westphalia
Alexander Holle, EnergieAgentur NRW (Energy Agency NRW)

10:40 
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

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

11:30 - 13:30 Uhr

Parallel forum 5A
New biofuels

Room M1-M3

Chair: Professor Thomas Willner, University of Applied Sciences Hamburg

11:30
Strategies for overcoming the main barriers to the succesful market roll-out of advanced fuels - Approaches of the "AdvanceFuel"-Project

Kirstin Sternberg, Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (FNR, Professional Agency Renewable Resources)

11:50
The opportunities of Advanced Biofuels - The urgent need to scale up for decarbonization of transport
Marko Janhunen, UPM Biofuels

12:10
Advanced bio-based and recycled carbon fuels - will there be a demand, and can the deliver?
Sabine Ziem-Milojevic, E4Tech

12:30
Which impact do advanced fuels have on applications? Fit for purpose testing can deliver the answer
Dr. Klaus Lucka, TEC4FUELS GmbH

12:50
Advanced and bio fuels - Contributing to the energy transition by decarbonizing industry and the transport business: an industrial perspective and our own developments
Dr. Armin Günther, Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Germany GmbH

13:10
Discussion

13:30
Lunch break

 

Parallel forum 5B
Biofuels for aviation and shipping

RAUM M4-M5

Chair: Lars Schulze-Beusingsen, EnergyAgency.NRW

11:30
Biofuels for aviation - essential to reduce carbon emissions from commercial aviation?
Jeffrey Skeer, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

11:50
Options to produce fuels based on electric power in Germany for sustainable air traffic in the future
Dr.-Ing. Ralph-Uwe Dietrich, German Aerospace Center DLR

12:10
MY Renewable Jet Fuel - Options for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in aviation
Henrik Erämetsä, Neste

12:30
Biofuels for the marine shipping sector - Fuel Technologies, infrastructure and regulations
Prof. Claus Felby, University of Copenhagen

12:50
Roadmap Sustainable Biofuel for Shipping
Loes Knotter, Dutch Platform Sustainable Biofuels

13:10
Discussion

13:30
Lunch break

 

Parallel forum 5C
New drive train and mobility concepts

Room M6-M7

Chair: Johannes Daum, NOW GmbH

11:30
Following the expansion of the charging installations for e-vehicles to reach a comprehensive and needs-based infrastructure in a model approach
Waldemar Brost, ISB RWTH Aachen

11:50
Enablers and barriers of integrated urban mobility concepts
Paul Fenton, City of Stockholm

12:10
New drive-trains within public commuter transportation: RVK's fleet of fuel cell-hybrid busses
Jens Conrad, Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH (RVK)

12:30
Biorefining at the center of the long-term energy and transportation matrix
Carlos Ocampo, Novozymes A/S

12:50
Fuel mix in heavy load traffic
Matthias Spöttle, Ecofys - A Navigant Company

13:10
Discussion

13:30
Lunch break

 

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

Room M8

Chair: Alexey Mozgovoy, German Biogas Association

11:30
Biomethane in the European transportation sector: regulations and prospects
Andrea Gerini, Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe)

11:50
Bio methane in the fuel industry - Hands-on experience and market outlook in light of RED II
Zoltan Elek, Landwärme GmbH

12:10
Green logistics as a driver for bioCNG deployment
John Baldwin, CNG Fuels

12:30
Doing biomethane - Scandinavian experience

Mattias Svensson, Sheepbrook Consulting

12:50
LBG from industrial biowaste: plant implementation and fuel utilization

Jörgen Eilertsson, Scandinavian Biogas

13:10
Discussion

13:30
Lunch break

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

14:30 -16:30

Parallel forum 6A
Biofuel trading

Room M1-M3

Chair: Frank Brühning, German Biofuel Industry Assiciation (VDB)

14:30
EU anti-dumping duties on US ethanol since 2013 - effects of the regulation for European producers and outlook
Andreas Guth, ePURE

14:50
European biodiesel: The ups and downs of supply and demand - The European biodiesel market acclimatizes to ex-EU supply and rising domestic mandates
John Houghton-Brown, Argus Media

15:10
What drives prices and consumption of biofuels in Europe?
Tim Worledge, EnergyCensus Price Reporting Agency

15:30
Global sugar, grain and oilseed trading operations - Outlook 2019
Claus Keller, F.O. Licht

15:50
Discussion

16:30
End of the conference

 

Parallel forum 6B
Biofuels from waste and residues

Chair: Detlef Evers, Mittelstandsverband abfallbasierter Kraftstoffe e.V. (MVaK)

14:30
The Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) - A new perspective for biofuels from waste and residues
Fabien Hillaired, Greenea, France

14:50
Every drop counts - Collecting and utilizing old cooking oil from German households
Hubert Zenk, Altfettentsorgung und -recycling Lesch GmbH & Co. KG (Waste grease disposal and recycling Lesch GmbH & Co. KG)

15:10
How UCOME and TME became a big part of the US energy mix
Bruce Ross, National Renderers Association, USA

15:30
China and India - Chances, Challenges and Perspectives
Michael Fiedler-Panajotopoulus, EWABA/RED

15:50
Discussion

16:30
End of the conference

 

Parallel forum 6C
Biofuels in agriculture and forestry

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

14:30
Greenhouse gas emissions and the energy balance of rapeseed-based fuel: How it is influenced by the balancing method and the data basis within the context of the amended Renewable Energy Directive
Dr.-Ing. Daniela Dressler, Dr. Edgar Remmele, Technologie- und Förderzentrum Straubing (TFZ, Technology and Support Centre)

14:50
Operating a forestry harvester with rapeseed-based fuel - Experience and emissions from real-life operations
Sebastian Mautner; Dr.-Ing. Peter Emberg; Dr. Edgar Remmele, Technologie- und Förderzentrum Straubing (TFZ, Technology and Support Centre)

15:10
Characterization of ignition and combustion behaviour of vegetable oil fuels through the investigation in a combustion chamber (Project EVOLUM)
Robert Altmann, Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg
Jürgen Gebhard, Technologie- und Förderzentrum Straubing (TFZ)

15:30
Sustainable power on the field - Experience and rentability assessment of tractors retrofitted for vegetable oil
Jürgen Pfänder, farmer

15:50
Sustainable power on the field - First experience and rentability assessment of a bio methane tractor and an own bio methane station on the farm
Winfreid Vees, Ceres Award Energielandwirt des Jahres 2016 (Energy farmer of the year 2016)

16:10
Discussion

16:30
End of the conference