Conference Day 1

09:00 - 09:05Benjamin Wirth (DBFZ Leipzig, Germany)
09:05 - 09:10Judy Libra (Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy Potsdam, Germany)
09:10 - 09:30Daniela Thrän (DBFZ Leipzig, Germany)
 Session A.1 – Fundamental insights into the HTC-process
09:30 - 10:00

Andrea Kruse (University of Hohenheim, Germany)
Hydrothermal Carbonization: Elimination reaction of water in water as solvent

10:00 - 10:15

Jillian Goldfarb (Cornell University, USA)
Looking beyond routine characterizations to understand opportunities and limitations of HTC for
carbon-based products and applications

10:15 - 10:30

Benjamin Keiller (University of Adelaide, Australia)
Compositional analysis and kinetic modeling of the breakdown of lignocellulose during HTC

10:30 - 10:45

Luca Fiori (University of Trento, Italy)
Hydrothermal carbonization kinetics of lignocellulosic agro-wastes: Experimental data and

10:45 - 11:00Coffee Break
 Session A.2 – Fundamental insights into the HTC-process
11:00 - 11:15

Luke Higgins (University of Leeds, UK)
Studying the fundamental properties of hydrochars using synchrotron radiation

11:15 - 11:30

Lynn Hansen (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
Influence of hydrothermal carbonization on combustion properties of biomass

11:30 - 11:45

Toufiq Reza (Ohio University, USA)
Fate of oxygen functional groups upon thermal activation of hydrochars

 Poster Session I (Fundamentals / Material & energetic use)
12:15 - 13:45Lunch Break & Poster Exhibition / Discussion
 Session A.3 – Fundamental insights into the HTC-process
13:45 - 14:00

Matteo Pecchi (Free University of Bolzano, Italy)
Liquid-phase continuous analysis during hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) of model compounds

14:00 - 14:15

Sunyoung Bae (Seoul Women’s University, Korea)
Is molecularly imprinted polymer effective to extract 5-HMF from heterogeneous bio-liquid?

14:15 - 14:30

Pablo J. Arauzo Gimeno (University of Hohenheim, Germany)
Recirculation of process water during hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) influences secondary
char formation

14:30 - 14:45

Kenneth Latham (Umeå University, Sweden)
Hydrothermal carbonization of organosolv and kraft lignin’s: Physicochemical properties and
water contaminate adsorption

 Poster Session II (Fundamentals / Material & energetic use)
15:15 - 16:15Coffee Break & Poster Exhibition / Discussion
 Session B.1 – Innovative applications of HTC-technology
16:15 - 16:30

Animesh Dutta (University of Guelph, Canada)
A life cycle assessment (LCA) of integrated hydrothermal carbonization and anaerobic digestion
systems for power generation from biomass

16:30 - 16:45

Stéphane Bostyn (CNRS, France)
Assessment of the global energy performances of hydrothermal carbonization of wet biomass

16:45 - 17:00

José Daniel Marín Batista (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)
Energetic potential and nutrient recovery throughout hydrothermal carbonization of digested
sewage sludge

17:00 - 17:15

Kristian Melin (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland)
Techno-economic analysis of treatment of HTC effluent by wet oxidation

17:15 - 17:30

Andrés Fullana(University of Alicante, Spain)
Hydrothermal carbonization of marine plastic debris

17:30 - 17:45

Yuriy Budyk (University of Alicante, Spain)
Hydrothermal carbonization of disposable diapers

17:45 - 18:00

Erik Marklund (Luleå University of Technology, Sweden)
Influence of HTC process parameters on the fate of elements

 Networking Dinner


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