*This is a preliminary agenda. Changes and deviations are possible.

Day 1 (Monday, 30 May 2022) - Excursion Day

10:45Arrival of attendees at DBFZ
Registration and socialising
Part 1 | Opening at DBFZ
11:00Welcome by DBFZ
  • Overview of day 1
  • Practical information
  • Coffee time
Part 2 | Joint bus trip to Leuna site
11:45Departure of the bus to Leuna site, arrival around 12:30
12:45Visit at Fraunhofer Centre for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes CBP1
14:30Visit at further company is planned
15:30Departure of the bus back to DBFZ
16:15Arrival at DBFZ
End of Day 1 Excursion


Day 2 (Tuesday, 31 May 2022)

8:45Arrival of attendees at DBFZ
Registration and socialising
Part 1 | Workshop “Bio-economy in a net-zero European industry”
9:00Welcome, overview of the day, the workshop and its aims
Dr Konrad Siegfried, Linda König (DBFZ)
9:10Biomass in energy intensive industries
Prof. Dr. Daniela Thrän (DBFZ)
9:30Role of biorefineries in a circular economy
Dr. Franziska Müller Langer (DBFZ)
9:50Overview of the EU H2020 project “MUSIC” and its four case studies
Patrick Reumerman (BTG)
10:1020 min Coffee break
10:30Developments in European policy and role for Intermediate Bioenergy Carriers’ market uptake
Manolis Karampinis (CERTH)
10:50 Instructions for focus groups
Dr Konrad Siegfried (DBFZ)
11:00Discussion and strategy development for IBCs’ market uptake in focus groups
12:30Summary of each session by moderators, feedback, information on  afternoon activity
Dr Konrad Siegfried (DBFZ), moderators
13:00Lunch break
Part 2 | Tour at DBFZ
13:45Visit of DBFZ facilities
  • Fuel conditioning lab
  • combustion technical centre
  • biorefineries technical centre
Part 3 | City tour
16:50Arrival of attendees at the “Neues Bach-Denkmal”
17:00Start of tour through Leipzig’s old city
Part 4 | Social evening
18:30Dinner and networking at “Thüringer Hof zu Leipzig”
End of Day 2