starting 08:00



Participants' speech


Keynote speech
RTD policies and funding opportunities at EU level (title in progress)
Piero Venturi | European Commission


Session Biochemical conversion
25 min each (15 min oral presentation + 10 min questions and discussion)  

Prof. Dr. mont. Michael Nelles | DBFZ / University of Rostock
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Achim Loewen |
Dr. sc. agr. Hans Oechsner | University of Hohenheim

Session Carbon Materials and Sequestration
25 min each (15 min oral presentation + 10 min questions and discussion)  

Dr. Kathrin Weber | SINTEF
Prof. Dr. Nicolaus Dahmen |
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


 Clean Energy, Clear Results: Advanced Detection of Siloxanes and Sulfur Compounds
Ayush Agarwal | École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Exploring Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) Technologies - Current Applications and Gaps: A review
Fatou Balleh Jobe | University of Rostock
 Towards a Phos-for-us Sustainable future: Enhancing the recovery of Phosphorus from Biogas Digestates
Naga Sai Tejaswi Uppuluri | University of Hohenheim
Activated carbon production and phosphate recovery via thermochemical conversion of fruit distillery residues and biogas digestate
Krishna Sangam | University of Hohenheim
 L-(+)-lactic acid production from lignocellulose as building block for biobased plastics
Linda Schrödter | ATB
Preparation of high-performance support Nb2O5-active carbon for hydrodeoxygenation
Wenxuan Li | Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
 AD process modelling with transformer-based neural networks
Christopher Lausch | DBFZ
Optimization of Biocarbon Production for Steelmaking:  Advancing Pyrolysis Process in an Auger-Reactor
Yusuf Tolunay Kilic | Luleå University of Technology


Lunch break


Session Sustainable resource base
25 min each (15 min oral presentation + 10 min questions and discussion)   

PD Dr. Kurt Möller | University of Hohenheim
Dr. Omar Hijazi | Technical University of Munich
Prof. Walter Zegada Lizarazu | University of Bologna

Session Biorefineries (incl. Biofuels)
25 min each (15 min oral presentation + 10 min questions and discussion)    

Prof. Dr. Andrea Kruse | University of Hohenheim
Prof. Dr. Nicolaus Dahmen | Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Dr. Markus Wolperdinger | Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology

 Evaluation of carinata-based SAF in the Mediterranean
Maria Giovanna Sessa | Università di Bologna
Development of an integrated Hydrothermal Liquefaction Wet Oxidation process
Guido Ceragioli | Politecnico di Torino
 Fuel composition and feedstock properties of poplar from second rotation plantation
Sruthy Vattaparambil Sudharsan | Luleå University of Technology
From Pulp to Aromatic Products – Description of a reaction mechanism for lignin depolymerization during hydrothermal liquefaction
Maximilian Wörner | Karlsruhe Institute of technology
 Availability and challenges of using biomass as peat substitutes for horticultural growing media
Olivier Hirschler | Thünen Institut, DBFZ
Hydrothermal carbonization and pyrolysis in wetland engineering: Carbon sequestration, phosphorus recovery, and structural characterization of willow-based chars with X-ray based techniques.
Andres Acosta | Aarhus University / DBFZ

Developing an assessment framework for sustainable extraction and utilization of agricultural residues with spatially resolved LCIA results
Christoph Siol | DBFZ

Comparative Studies of Conventional and Biofuels for Sustainable Mobility using a
Mathematical Model - A case of Ghana

Janet Osei | University Rostock


Coffee break


Within the framework of this format, participants will have the opportunity to network along key topics and put their questions to the professors attending the event.
The topics will be collected with the online registration for the event. The four most frequently mentioned topics will be discussed during this session.


Awards best poster & Poster hunt


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