22 MAY 2017

11:00-12:00 Registration
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Welcome and opening session
Dr. Jörgen Held & Prof. Frank Scholwin
Dr. Lorenzo Maggioni, Consorzio Italiano Biogas e Gassificazione

Biomethane development in Italy
Mr. Tim Cayford, Eurogas
The role of renewable gas for the European natural gas industry
Mr. Christopher Voell, US Environmental Protection Agency
Renewable methane in the US – a growing opportunity
14:30-15:30 Coffee break and poster session
15:30-17:00 Renewable methane and synergies between different production routes
Dr. Serge Guiot National Research Council Canada
Intergrating anaerobic digestion and gasification to biomethane
Prof. Xiujin Li, Bejing University of Chemical Technology
Renewable methane development in China
Dr. Michael Niederbacher, BTS Biogas Srl/GmbH
Biogas & Syngas: Synergies between anaerobic digestion and gasification
17:00-18:00 Network Plus
18:30 Welcome drink
19:00-21:00 Conference Gala Dinner
21:00-23:00 Mingle

23 MAY 2017

09:00-10:00 Cryogenic upgrading and liquefaction
MSc. Simon Clodic, Cryo Pur
BSc. Francesco Dioguardi, DH Industries BV
Advances in thermochemical conversion technologies
Dr. Valerie Dupont, Leeds University
Prof. Henrik Thunman, Chalmers University of Technology
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Challenges and advances in biogas upgrading
Dr. Ute Merrettig-Bruns, Fraunhofer UMSICHT
Dr. Gianandrea Ragno, Malmberg
Dr. Raul Cano, FCC Aqualia
Methanation of syngas and P2G
Dr. Guadalupe Aranda Almansa, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands
Dr. Pekka Simell, VTT
Prof. Dimosthenis Trimis, KIT
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Biological methanation
Dr. Doris Hafenbradl, Electrochaea GmbH M.Eng. Jonas Klückers, MicrobEnergy GmbH
MSc. Lydia Rachbauer, BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH
Gasification projects in pilot, demo and commercial scale
Prof. David Chiaramonti, University of Florence
MSc. Marko Amovic, Cortus Energy AB
MSc. Thomas Bleul, Spanner Re2 GmbH
14:30-15:15 Coffee break and poster session
15:15-17:15 Closing session and conference summary
Dr. Peter Hawighorst, Meo Carbon Solutions GmbH/Alex Gautschi, Biogasregister International AG
Solutions for credible cross-border trading of biomethane/Experiences and solved challenges with cross border biomethane trade
Mr. Gabor Sonkoly, Landwärme GmbH
Biomethane trading in Europe including practical experiences of a Hungarian case
MSc. Yannick Rouaud, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies
Biogas to Bio-LNG as transport fuel
Mr. Federico Gaiazzi, FPT Industrial
FPT strategy on Natural Gas engines
Prof. Frank Scholwin & Dr. Jörgen Held
Conference summary

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