Event program

Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Programme points written in italics will be held in German. A Simultaneous English translation will be available.

9:00 - 10:00 

Session III: HTL II
Moderation: Dr. Benjamin Herklotz (DBFZ)



Production of y-valerolactone (GVL) from agricultural residues using a two-step hydrothermal process approach
Jakob Köchermann (DBFZ)



System analysis of liquid biofuel production via hydrothermal liquefaction of manure with integrated water electrolysis for hydrogen production
Leonard Moser  (Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V.)  

 Separation and recovery of inorganics during HTL of manure: Towards nutrients circularity
Maria Jose Rivas Arrieta (Aarhus University)

10:00 - 10:30 

Coffee break


10:30- 12:10 

Session IV: Fester Kohlenstoff
Moderation: Dr. Marco Klemm (DBFZ)



Discussion of char formation during hydrothermal treatment of wood
Jens Pfersich (Universität Hohenheim)



Highly porous carbon-based electrodes with enhanced properties for application in sodium-ion batteries
Olayinka Ahmed Ibitowa (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany)



Carbonization, Activation, and Nitrogen incorporation… all in one Thermal Step
Muhammad-Jamal Alhnidi (Universität Hohenheim)



Feasibility of using hydrochar from coffee processing by-products as a fossil fuel substitute for drying coffee beans to improve the sustainability of coffee production
Chau Huyen Dang (ATB)



HTCGas: Gasification of HTC char
Kevin Bohlke (DBFZ)


12:10 - 13:30 



13:30 - 14:30 

Session V: Applications I
Moderation: Philipp Knötig (DBFZ)



Dominik Siemon (SunCoal Industries GmbH)



Sewage Sludge Treatment by Hydrothermal Carbonization: Feasibility Study for Sustainable Nutrient Recovery and Fuel Production
Gabriel Gerner (ZHAW)


Energetic and material optimisation of biowaste fermentation through the integration of hydrothermal carbonisation
Tammo Rebling (umwelttechnik & ingenieure GmbH)


14:30 - 15:00 

Coffee break


15:00 - 16:00

Session VI: Applications II
Moderation: Philipp Knötig (DBFZ)



Implementing carbon sequestration in practice: Tübingen model project, act4carbon, klima.bond, 4C-Chem and Jaden X-let's do it!
Nina Stahl / Dr. Fritz Keller (Act4Carbon/klima.bond)



Optimal integration of hydrothermal carbonisation into sewage sludge treatment systems 
Torben Bauer (Lulea University of Technology)



HTC in the context of phosphorus recycling in sewage sludge – a techno-economic comparison
Hendrik Etzold (DBFZ)


16:00 - 16:15 

Final discussion: Future of hydrothermal processes      
Dr. Benjamin Herklotz und Dr. Marco Klemm (DBFZ)



Closing session and farewell