Bio4Fuels Days 2019 presentations, pictures and videos

During the three days' conference in November 2019 there were a number of presentations from policy makers, industry and scientists. We have gathered them here!

Bio4Fuels Days 2019 presentations, pictures and videos

4 November 2019

Early Career Researchers Forum, Chalmers University of Technology
Networking activities, research pitches and presentations, and Q&A session with guest speakers from conference program on careers in the bioenergy/biofuels field.

Site visit at Volvo Tuve Plant
Guided tour with the Tuve train and presentation on demands for meeting future sustainable transports.

5 November 2019

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Opening speaker
Robert Andrén, Director General of the Swedish Energy Agency

FOCUS: POLICY
UK transport policy and the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation
Aysha Ahmed, Head of Advanced Biofuels Programme, Department for Transport

Biofuel Policy in Norway
Peter Nordrum, Senior Advisor, Climate Department, Norwegian Environment Agency

FOCUS: INDUSTRY
Sustainable Advanced Biofuels and more – St1 Biorefinery
Patrick Pitkänen, Director Advanced fuels, St1 Oy

Biogas futures in transport
Keith Simons, Principal Scientist, SHV Energy

The quest for green profitability
Håvard Wollan, CEO, Biokraft AS

FOCUS: SUSTAINABILITY
Biofuels in the future fossil-free energy system: The Nordic perspective
Torjus Bolkesjø, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management,
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Sustainability challenges for biofuels from an UK perspective
Patricia Thornley, Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

Land, climate and global development pathways: implications for biofuels and the bioeconomy
Francis X. Johnson, Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute

Parallel Sessions

SUSTAINABLE BIOMASS RESOURCES

Industry presentation:

Forest-based biofuels - potentials for a new business to grow
Henrik Brodin, Business Development Manager, SÖDRA

Research presentations:

Drop-in fuels from black liquor – combining increased pulp capacity with production of sustainable biofuels
Elisabeth Wetterlund, Associate Professor, Dept. of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Luleå University of Technology

The impact of bioenergy systems on soil carbon
Rebecca Rowe, Ecologist, The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Potential for HVO production from Swedish raw materials
Hanna Karlsson, Postdoctor, Dept. of Energy and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

CONVERSION TECHNOLOGIES FROM BIOMASS TO SUSTAINABLE BIOFUELS

Industry Presentation:

Roll-out of pyrolysis technology in Europe
Gerhard Muggen, Managing Director, BTG Bioliquids

Research presentations:

Well-to-wheel cost for forest-based biofuels
Karin Pettersson, Researcher, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Hybrid process of distillation and gas permeation for production of dehydrated ethanol
Olaf Trygve Berghlin, Research Scientist, Process Technology Dept., SINTEF

Model-based fast screening of electrochemical reaction pathways for the integrated biofuels synthesis and CO2 reduction
Jin Xuan, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University)

Fast pyrolysis lignin with catalytic vapor upgrading for the production of alkyl-phenols and aromatics
Dumitrita Spinu, PhD candidate, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

6 November 2019

FOCUS: INDUSTRY AND END USE

Fossil free domestic aviation in Sweden
Anna Soltorp, Sustainability & Political Affairs, BRA Flyg

Net zero emissions by 2050 - a maritime approach to renewable energy transition
Anne Sophie Vinther Hansen, Senior Innovation Project Manager, A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S

Driving the shift to a sustainable transport system – here and now!Henrik Dahlsson, Senior Advisor Sustainable Transports, Scania

POTENTIAL FOR BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOMATERIAL BYPRODUCTS/ALTERNATIVES

Industry presentation:

Potentials for biochemical and biomaterial products in a sugar platform biorefinery setting
Gudbrand Rødsrud, Technology Director, Business Development, Borregaard

Research presentations:

How can alcohols contribute to a fossil-independent non-road machinery fleet?
Gunnar Larsson, Researcher, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Co-production of Lipids and Biopolymers in a single fermentation process – a way to improve sustainability of Microbial Lipid-based Biofuels
Volha Shapaval, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Understanding sustainability within a net zero emission target. Synergies between environment, economy and society
Mirjam Roeder, Senior Research Fellow, Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute, Aston University

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF EUROPEAN BIOFUEL DEPLOYMENT

Industry presentation:

The role of the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Bioenergy
Patrik Klintbom, Senior Researcher, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Chair ETIP Bioenergy

Research presentations:

Biogas development – public procurement, networks, and policy instruments
Julia Hansson, Senior Scientist, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Forecasting Impact: A case study of bioenergy systems
Samuel Cooper, Research Associate, University of Bath

Can the Nordics become CO2 negative by 2040? The role of biomassKenneth Karlsson, Senior Project Manager, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Published 17. November 2019 - 13:39 - Updated 22. November 2019 - 14:48