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These technologies can then be followed by an array of secondary treatments (stabilization, dewatering, upgrading, refining) depending on specific final products. The wide range of biomass sources available in nature includes feedstock characterized by different chemical compositions, physical status, toxicity and energy content. The feedstock quality represents a relevant aspect influencing the decision on the most suitable valorization technology to be adopted. In particular, despite the energy recovery efficiency should represent the key driver for the choice, economic competitiveness and market opportunity play the main role towards the commercial development of new technologies and strategies.

Track 1.1: Direct combustion (for power)

Track 1.2: Anaerobic digestion (for methane-rich gas)

Track 1.3: Fermentation (of sugars for alcohols)

Track 1.4: Oil exaction (for biodiesel)

Track 1.5: Pyrolysis (for biochar, gas and oils)

Track 1.6: Gasification (for carbon monoxide and hydrogen-rich syngas).

Biomass is pre-treated and then transformed to synthesis gas via gasification. The resulting syngas is then cleaned preliminary to conversion to liquid biofuels, typically via Fischer Tropsch or the Mobil process. There are two main biomass-based liquid propellant in the market place today, ethanol and biodiesel. Some 20 Mm 3 y -1 of ethanol is produced with an energy content of 425 PJ, manufacturing this the second most important biofuel. A much smaller amount of biodiesel is used in the USA and Europe. Generally a tonne of cane produces between 125 and 140 kg of raw sugar, or between 70 and 80 litres of ethanol, although a tonne of maize, with about 70% to 75% starch content, will produce between 440 and 460 L t -1 with wet and dry corn crushing, respectively.

Track 2.1: Trending Research from Biomass

Track 2.2: Jet fuel for Heavy Machines from Biomass

Track 2.3: Liquid Biofuels from Biomass

Track 2.4: Cellulosic Ethanol from Biomass

Wind energy development has grown rapidly from past few years in order to meet the needs of people as an alternative source of energy. Predominantly, the production of biomass energy from various metamorphoses methods are invented and developed. Biomass transformation is the process of transforming biomass feedstock into the energy that can be pre-owned to generate heat and electricity. Bioenergy can be changed into power through thermo-chemical cycles i.e. combustion, gasification and pyrolysis or bio-chemical operations like anaerobic digestion. Renewable technologies have made up to 7% of electricity generated in 2010-this will arise as the UK aims to meet its EU target of generating 30% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

Track 3.1: Biological Conversion

Track 3.2: Combustion and Co-firing

Track 3.3: Chemical conversion from oil-bearing crops

Track 3.4: Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass

Track 3.5: Biomass for Electricity Generation

Track 3.6: Heat and Power Generation

Track 3.7: Domestic Heating

Track 3.8: Community Heating

Track 3.9: Power Plants

Track 3.10: Oil-based biofuels

With pellets and densified biomass being produced and sold in quantities ranging from a 40 pound bag to entire shiploads, this industry is serving a broad market with very diverse needs. The track will offer attendees an opportunity to focus exclusively on this hot segment of the biomass to energy industry.

Track 4.1: Feedstock Procurement Strategies

Track 4.2: Biomass Harvest and Transport

Track 4.3: Pellet Mill Design

Track 4.4: Mill Operation and Management

Track 4.5: Market Analysis and Forecasts

Track 4.6: International and Domestic Policy Drivers

Track 4.7: Pellet Quality and Standards

Biomass resources include a wide variety of materials diverse in both physical and chemical properties. Depending on the application, these variations may be critical for the final performance of the system. In particular, some advanced applications require fairly narrow specifications for moisture, ash content, ash composition. Both the physical and chemical characteristics vary significantly within and between the different biomass raw materials.However, biomass feedstocks are more uniform for some of their properties compared with competing feedstocks such as coal or petroleum. For example, coals show gross heating value ranges from 20 to 30 GJ/tonne. However, nearly all kinds of biomass feedstocks destined for combustion fall in the range 15-19 GJ/tonne for their LHV. The values for most woody materials are 18-19 GJ/tonne, while for most agricultural residues, the heating values are in the region of 15-17 GJ/tonne.

Track 5.1: Biomass feedstock, residues and by-products

Track 5.2: Biomass crops and energy grasses

Track 5.3: Municipal and industrial wastes

Track 5.4: Integrated biomass production for energy purposes

Track 5.5: Algae production systems

Track 5.6: Environmental benefits of biomass

Agricultural biomass which could be pre-owned for energy production is defined as biomass residues from field agricultural crops and biomass from the concomitant of the processing of agricultural products. In the last decade, the demand for energy wood in Europe increased and experts anticipate a further increase in future due to socio-political changes. The largest renewable propellant used in Europe is wood which can be used in non-identical forms from sticks to pellets to sawdust. In some countries, like Poland and Finland, wood meets more than 80% of renewable-energy demand. Europe consumed 13m tonnes of wood pellets in 2012, corresponding to International wood Markets Group, a Canadian company.

Track 6.1: Biomass from Animal Matter

Track 6.2: Biomass from Organic Waste

Track 6.3: Biomass from Agricultural Residues

Track 6.4: Sugar Pellets

Track 6.5: Industrial Wastes and Co-Products

Track 6.5: Energy Wood in Europe and other Countries

Track 6.6: Biomass from Forest Residues

Pyrolysis is the thermal decomposition of biomass occurring in the absence of oxygen. It is the fundamental chemical reaction that is the precursor of both the combustion and gasification processes and occurs naturally in the first two seconds. The products of biomass pyrolysis include biochar, bio-oil and gases including methane, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide. Depending on the thermal environment and the final temperature, pyrolysis will yield mainly biochar at low temperatures, less than 450 0C, when the heating rate is quite slow, and mainly gases at high temperatures, greater than 800 0C, with rapid heating rates. At an intermediate temperature and under relatively high heating rates, the main product is bio-oil.

Track 7.1: Pyrolysis of Biomass

Track 7.2: Wood pyrolysis

Track 7.3: Advances in pyrolysis gasification

Biomass power is carbon neutral electricity generated from renewable organic waste that would otherwise be dumped in landfills, openly burned, or left as fodder for forest fires.When burned, the energy in biomass is released as heat. If you have a fireplace, you already are participating in the use of biomass as the wood you burn in it is a biomass fuel.

Track 8.1: Residential Scale Pellet Market

Track 8.2: District Heating

Track 8.3: Combined Heat and Power

Track 8.4: Industrial Biomass Thermal Energy Production and Use

Track 8.5: Biomass Supply Chain

Track 8.6: Boiler Technology and Regulation

Track 8.7: Biomass Heat in Rural Areas

Track 8.8: Biomass as Process Heat at Biorefineries

Track 8.9: Case Studies for Biomass Thermal Deployments

Track 8.10: Clean Power Plan

Track 8.11: District Biomass Heating

Track 8.12: Gasification

Track 8.13: Technical Considerations of Biomass Co-firing

Production of energy crops could potentially compete for land with food cropping as demand for biomass increases. Biomass customers may be locked in long-term supply contracts with a single supplier making it difficult to get competitive pricing in the future. Alternative impacts are similar to those covered in the District Heating and Combined Heat and Power pages. The non-destructive pilot market is estimated to be valued at USD 12.98 Billion in 2015 and is projected to outstretch USD 18.88 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 7.78% from 2014 to 2020.

Track 9.1: Thermal Conversion of Biomass

Track 9.2: Biological Conversion

Track9.3: Combustion and Co-firing

Track 9.4: Gasification and Pyrolysis

Track 9.5: Chemical conversion from oil-bearing crops

Track 9.6: Chemical Conversion of Biomass

Track 9.7: Biochemical Conversion of Biomass

Track 9.8: Electrochemical Conversion of Biomass

Track 9.9: Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass

Track 9.10: Biomass for Electricity Generation

Track 9.11: Heat and Power Generation

Track 9.12: Power Plants

Bioenergy is conversion of biomass resources such as agricultural and forest residues, organic municipal waste and energy crops to useful energy carriers including heat, electricity and transport fuels. Biomass is increasingly being used for modern applications such as dendro-power, co-generation and Combined Heat and Power generation (CHP). Depending on the resource availability and technical, economic and environmental impact, these can be attractive alternatives to fossil fuel based applications. Bioenergy, a renewable energy resource particularly suitable for electricity, heating & cooling in transport, will be at the core of this sectorial shift in renewable energy production and use and is expected to become the dominant form of RES before 2020.

Track 10.1: Bioenergy for Agricultural Production

Track 10.2: Photo bioreactors

Track 10.3: Energy in biomass

Track 10.4: Microbial Electrochemical Cells

Track 10.5: Trending Research from Biomass

Biofuels are previously a small but rapidly growing contributor to the transport fuels market. In 2005, global fuel ethanol manufacture was approximately 36,000 million litres and biodiesel approximately 4,000 million litres. This is sufficient to displace roughly 2% of global gasoline utilization and 0.3% of global diesel consumption. These amounts are modest but growing rapidly. It is typically acknowledged that bioenergy can make a serious contribution in meeting energy security and economic development goals, as well as helping to diminish GHG emissions. Increasing desire of electricity and environmental concerns has put the pressure on countries to increase the focus on renewable energy.

Track 11.1: Production of Biofuels from Biomass

Track 11.2: Production of Biodiesel from Biomass

Track 11.3: Production of Bio chemicals from Biomass

Track 11.4: Production of Biogas from Biomass

Biogas typically refers to a mixture of different gases produced by the breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen. Biogas can be produced from raw materials such as agricultural waste, manure, municipal waste, plant material, sewage, green waste or food waste. It is a renewable energy source and in many cases exerts a very small carbon footprint.

Track 13.1: Digester Design

Track 13.2: Co-digestion

Track 13.3: Anaerobic Digestion at Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Track 13.4: Digestion of Organic Fraction of MSW

Track 13.5: Gas Capture and Direct Use of Landfill Gas

Track 13.6: Power Markets

Track 13.7: Increasing Landfill Gas Collection Rates

Track 13.8: Gas Clean Up Strategies

Track 13.9: Advances in biogas technology

Track 13.10: Advances in biogas process design

Track 13.11: Biogas plant

Biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement that is reducing U.S. dependence on foreign petroleum, creating jobs and improving the environment. Made from a diverse mix of feedstocks including recycled cooking oil, soybean oil, and animal fats, it is the first and only EPA-designated Advanced Biofuel in commercial-scale production across the country and the first to reach 1 billion gallons of annual production. Meeting strict technical fuel quality and engine performance specifications, it can be used in existing diesel engines without modification and is covered by all major engine manufacturers’ warranties, most often in blends of up to 5 percent or 20 percent biodiesel. It is produced at plants in nearly every state in the country.

Track 14.1: Biodiesel as automobile fuel

Track 14.2: Cost effective techniques for biodiesel production

Track 14.3: Impact of biodiesel on pollutant emissions and public

Track 14.4: Efficiency and economic arguments

Track 14.5: Crops for biodiesel production

Track 14.6: Biodiesel feedstocks

Renewable energy is energy which is obtained from the renewable resources, geothermal heat, wind, sunlight, waves, rain and tides are the naturally replenished on a human timescale. They provide energy in four important areas such as transportation, water heating/cooling, rural energy services and electricity generation. In many countries the renewable energy power generation has grown a result of clean energy policies. Geothermal power, tidal power and biomass power are starting to make strides in the market but the largest alternative energy source is hydro power.

Track 15.1: Applications of aviation biofuels

Track 15.2: Jet biofuel

Track 15.3: Commercialization of aviation biofuels

Track 15.4: Green replacement fuels in flights

Track 15.5: Synthesis of aviation biofuel via Fischer-Tropsch process

Track 15.6: Risk analysis of aviation fuels

Track 15.7: Cost reduction policies

Bio economy is understanding mechanisms and methodologies at the genetic and molecular levels and applying this to creating or improving industrial processes. The Bio economy comprises those parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from land and sea – such as crops, forests, fish, animals and micro-organisms – to produce food, materials and energy. It is an essential alternative to the dangers and limitations of our current fossil-based economy and can be considered as the next wave in our economic development. Bio economy, bio-based economy, biotechnology refers to all economic activity derived from scientific and research activity focused on biotechnology.

Track 16.1: Bio economy tools

Track 16.2: Biofuel market

Track 16.3: Blue economy business

Track 16.4: Industrial Bio economy

Track 16.5: Advanced Bio economy