Dr. Michael Seiffert 
Phone: +49 (0)341 2434-445

Dr. Marco Klemm
Phone: +49 (0) 341 2434-537

Katja Lucke
Phone: +49 (0)341 2434-119

Joana Klein
Phone: +49 (0)341 2434-752

4th Forum on Hydrothermal Processes

DAY 1 (19. September 2018)

Joint PLENUM DBFZ Annual Conference /HTP Forum 2018

09:00 a.m.Registration

10:00 a.m.

Prof. Dr. Michael Nelles (DBFZ/University Rostock)
Greeting Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Federal Minister Julia Klöckner, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) , requested


Greeting Minister of State
Minister of State Thomas Schmidt, Saxon State Ministry of the Environment and Agriculture (SMUL) 
Greeting EU-Parlament
Dr. Peter Jahr, Member of the European Parliament

10:30 a.m.

Political Scenarios - Classification of Bioenergy in Political Framework Conditions
- Round Tables plus Input -
Bernt Farcke
Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
MinR Frank Bonaldo
Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)
Dr. Joachim Hugo
Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVi)
MinDirig Berthold Goeke
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety
Lukas Rohleder
Energy Saxony e.V.
Dr. Peter Jahr
Member of the European Parliament

11:30 a.m.


12:00 a.m.

Is there enough for everything? Bioenergy in the area of conflict between different expectations of nenewable resources
Prof. Dr. Daniela Thrän, DBFZ 


Cascades: Which technical possibilities are promising?  
Gerd Unkelbach, Fraunhofer-Zentrum für Chemisch-Biotechnologische Prozesse CBP 
 Monitoring systems to ensure sustainability for material and energy use 
Horst Fehrenbach, ifeu – Insitut für Energie- und Umweltforschung Heidelberg GmbH
EU policy in biomass, bioenergy and bioproducts: which directions after REDII?
Prof. Dr. David Chiaramonti, University of Florence
1:00 p.m.LUNCHBREAK (Salles de Pologne)


Session 1: Practical examples and plant engineering

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Michael Nelles


2:00 p.m.

Hydrothermal carbonization of sewage sludge on an industrial scale: long-term operation and establishment of P-recovery processes 
Erkan Yalcin, TerraNova energy GmbH
2:30 p.m.Present activities in the field of disposal and recycling concepts for sewage sludge in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Stepan Kusche, HTCycle GmbH
3:00 p.m.

Construction materials for hydrothermal processing of biomass
Prof. Dr. Nicolaus Dahmen, KIT / Prof. Dr. Andrea Kruse, University of Hohenheim

3:30 p.m.Poster-Speedpresentation

Session 2: Hydrothermal processes for the supply of carbon materials

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Nicolaus Dahmen


4:45 p.m.

HTC for the production of biobased electrode materials for electromobility
Viola Hoffmann, University Hohenheim

5:15 p.m.Production of porous hydrocarbons from moist biomass using various additives
Frank Schröter, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
5:45 p.m.On the way to the market - High-quality carbons with SunCoal's hydrothermal platform technology
Dominik Siemon, SunCoal Industries GmbH
Concluding discussion

DAY 2 (20. September 2018)

Session 3: Hydrothermal processes for the supply of chemicals and biofuels 


8:30 a.m.

Production of furfural from d-xylose and organosolv hemicellulose in water/ethanol mixtures
Jakob Köchermann, DBFZ

9:00 a.m.Combined processes for the use and treatment of HTC process water
Björn Schwarz, Fraunhofer IKTS
9:30 a.m.Process optimization and expansion of VTC at the site :metabolon
Ulrike Junghans, Fraunhofer CBP
10:00 a.m.HTL-based liquid fuel production: First results from the European collaborative project HyFlexFuel
Dr. Arne Roth, Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V.

Session 4: Value added from residual materials


11:00 a.m.

Influence of HTC on the concentration and toxicity of PCBs, PCDDs and PCDFs in sewage sludge
Heiner Brookman, HAWK Göttingen

11:30 a.m.Process optimization and expansion of VTC at the site :metabolon
Frank Hokamp, Fraunhofer Umsicht
12:00 a.m.

Where the journey could go: An approach for assessing development scenarios of hydrothermal processes using multi-criteria analysis
Daniel Reißmann, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung – UFZ

12:30 p.m.Closing Session

Conference reader HTP-Fachforum 2017

The conference reader of our last year event "Biobased Hydrothermal Processes - Technologies for Material and Energetic Use" which was held on the September 12th and 13th, 2017, provides a wide-ranging insight into the presentation slides, posters and speaker profiles in the topic of "hydrothermal processes"Download