The REGATEC 2016 speakers are personally invited in order to create a well composed conference centred around the conference topics. However, don’t hesitate to contact the organizers if you feel that you have a scientific or technical contribution of relevance within the fields of

  • Anaerobic digestion, gas cleaning and upgrading
  • Cryogenic upgrading and/or liquefaction
  • Biomass gasification, syngas cleaning, methanation and CHP
  • Power-to-gas

Conference opening – plenary I
Margareta Pålsson, Governor of Scania
Opening of the conference
Dr. Jan Stambasky, President European Biogas Association
EBA – potential and targets for renewable methane in Europé
Ms. Desirée Grahn, Biogas Syd
Status and development of biogas in Scania

Renewable methane and synergies between different production routes – plenary II
Dr. Tilman Schildhauer, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
Synergies between the thermo-, bio-, and electrochemical bioSNG routes
Prof. Thomas Kienberger, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria
A review on thermal conversion of residues from anaerobic digestion
Dr. Jörgen Held, Renewable Energy Technology International AB
Biomethane development in Sweden and future exploitation of lignocellulosic feedstock including the SmaRTGas initiative

Challenges and advances in upgrading technology – parallell session 1A
Jonas Klückers, MicrobEnergy GmbH, Germany
Biological Methanation as Upgrading Facility for Biogas
Sören Nilsson Påledal, Tekniska Verken i Linköping AB, Sweden
VOC in biogas – a study on VOC appearance in wastewater from operating upgrading systems

Advances in thermochemical conversion technologies – parallel session 1B
Dr. Carla Tagliaferri, University College London, UK
Advanced gasification process for bio-SNG production: a life cycle approach
Dr. Stefan Müller, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
First results with an innovative biomass gasification test plant at TU Wien

Cryogenic upgrading and/or liquefaction – parallel session 2A
Dr.  Espen Govasmark, City of Oslo, Waste-To-Energy Agency, Norway
LBG production at Romerike plant, Oslo – technical challenges, experiences and solutions
Dr. Denis Clodic, Cryo Pur, France
Lessons learned from the Cryo Pur BioLNG and bioCO2 demo plant at Valenton WWTP
MSc. Benny Bakker, DMT Environmental Technology, The Netherlands
Development on biogas upgrading and BioLNG production

Methanation of syngas incl. P2G – parallel session 2B
Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Fendt, Technische Universität München, Germany
Methanation R&D at Technische Universität München
Rosa Domenichini, Amec Foster Wheeler Italiana, Italy
The VESTA methanation process for bio-SNG production
MSc. Rolf Ljunggren, Cortus Energy AB, Sweden
Modular CAT solution for P2G and syngas to SNG

Industrial scale biogas projects – parallel session 3A
Dr. Michael Niederbacher, BTS Biogas Srl/GmbH, Italy
Upgrading biogas practice report: from waste to agriculture, from big to small – applications and experiences in BTS biogas plants
Mr. Ivar Sørby, Greve Biogass AS, Norway
The Magic Factory Tønsberg – going towards maximum sustainability with biomethane supply in practice
Mr. Niels den Heijer, Haffmans B.V., The Netherlands
Technical & economic feasibility of sustainable CO2 from biogas

Gasification Projects in pilot, demo and commercial scale – parallel session 3B
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Bleul, Spanner Re2 GmbH, Germany
Development and experience of commercial small scale wood-power-plants
Dr. Luc Rabou, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands
The Alkmaar bioSNG demo plant
Dr. Tanja Schaaf, Outotec GmbH, Germany
Integrated concept for biomass utilization to produce fuel gas and fertilizer

Liquid methane and closing of the conference – plenary II
MSc. Javier Lebrato Nuñez, Applus IDIADA, Spain
The LNG Blue Corridors Project
Dr. Lorenzo Maggioni, Consorzio Italiano Biogas e Gassificazione
LBM: the future of biomethane mobility in Italy. The Arborea Project
Mr. Per-Inge Kruse, Westport
LNG vehicle technology trends in Europé, North America and China
Prof. Frank Scholwin & Dr. Jörgen Held
Conference summary