Plenary & Keynote speakers

 

Plenary Lecturers

Professor Erik Heeres
University of Groningen, the Netherlands
VALORIZATION OF SOLID BIOMASS RESIDUES (LIGNINS AND HUMINS) USING CATALYTIC APPROACHES
 
Professor Simoni Meneghetti
Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Instituto de Química e Biotecnologia,
Laboratório de Biocombustíveis e Energia – LaBEn, Maceió, Brazil

EXAMPLES OF CATALYTIC SYSTEMS ABLE TO BE APPLIED IN BIOREFINERIES
 
Professor Sergei Varfolomeev
Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics RAS, Russia
CHEMISTRY OF BIOMASS: NOVEL CATALYTICAL DEPOLYMERIZATION PROCESSES,
NOVEL BIOFUELS, NOVEL BIOPLASTICS
Professor David Chiaramonti
University of Florence, Italy
INDUSTRIAL-SCALE PYROLYSIS FOR ENERGY AND PRODUCTS: WHICH OPPORTUNITIES TO PRIORITIZE?
Professor Jose A. Lopez-Sanchez
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
UNCONVENTIONAL CATALYTIC ROUTES FOR THE VALORISATION OF
BIOMASS USING LIGHT AND MICROWAVES
Dr. Jean-François Joly
IFP Energies Nouvelles, Lyon, France
FUELS AND CHEMICALS PRODUCTION FROM BIOMASS: SOME SCIENTIFIC CHALLENGES FOR ACCELERATING INNOVATION AND PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

 

Keynote Lecturers

Professor Dr. S.R.A. Kersten
University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION OF BIOMASS PYROLYSIS
Professor Mark Tsodikov
A.V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis RAS, Moscow, Russia
PECULIARITIES OF POISONING DEGRADATION AND PLASMA-CATALYTIC
LIGNIN REFORMING UNDER MICROWAVE IRRADIATION
Professor Francesco Frusteri
Institute CNR-ITAE “Nicola Giordano”, Messina, Italy
CATALYTIC TRANSFORMATION OF CO2
Professor Dmitry Murzin
Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
CATALYSIS BY BASES IN BIOMASS VALORIZATION
Professor Karen Wilson
Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
DESIGNER CATALYSTS FOR BIOFUELS SYNTHESIS
Professor Boris Kuznetsov
Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology SB RAS, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
DEVELOPMENT OF NEWINTEGRATED CATALYTIC PROCESSES OF
LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS VALORIZATION INTO VALUABLE CHEMICAL PRODUCTS