Conference Sessions & Abstract Submission
Biofuels Congress 2020 | March 19 & 20, 2020 | Berlin, Germany
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Track 1 : Biofuels
A biofuel is a fuelthat is created through contemporary biological progressions, such as agriculture and anaerobicdigestion, ratherthan a fuel produced by geological processes such as those involved in theformation of relicfuels, such as coalandpetroleum, from prime valbiological matter.
- Advanced Biofuels
- Biofuels in Transport andRenewableHeat
- Biofuels in Air Transport
Track 2 : Advanced Biofuels and Aviation Biofuel
Biofuels may be marketed as good, renewable, sustainable or next generation, partly for promotional purposes. Often the term is applied to biofuels producedfrom lignocellulose (LC) or cellulosic biomass. Aviation biofuel is a biofuel used for aircraft. That considered by some to be the primary means by which the aviation industry can reduce its carbon footprint.
- Conversion Technologies (Pyrolysis, Gasification, Biological Conversion)
- Sustainable Feedstock Development
- Agriculture Biomassand Energy Production
- Biomass and Electricity
- Industrial waste biomass
- Developing news ources for aviation biofuels
- Commercialization of aviation biofuels
- Applications of aviation biofuels
- Biobased jet fuel
- Costreduction policies
- Large scale biogas production & challenges
Track 3 : Algae Biofuels
Biodiesel –Alga efuel, algal biofuel, oral gal oil is an alternativet oli quid fossil fuels thatuses algae as itssource of energy-richoils. Also, Algae fuels remain an alternative to commonly known Biofuel sources, such as cornand sugarcane. ..This is less than 1⁄7 the area of corn harvested in the United States in 2000.Converting Algae to Fuels. Theperiod “Algae” refers to a great diversity of organisms—from microscopic cyano bacteria to giant kelp—which converts unlightin to energy using photosynthesis, like plants.
- Harvesting and oil extraction system
- Cyano bacterial biofuels production
- Commercialization of algae biofuels
- Waste water based algae biofuels production
- Algal biosequestration
- Biofuels from microalgae
Track 4 : Bioalcohols and Bioethanol
Bioethanol, or Bioethanol is themost wide lyused liquid biofuel. This is alcohol and is fermented from sugars, starches or from cellulosic biomass. Maximum commercial production of ethanol is from sugar cane or sugar beet, as starches and cellulosic biomass usually require expensive pretreatment.
- Bioethanol production
- Bioalcohols from algae
- Bioalcohols as automobile fuel
- Bi alcohals from plant matter
- Generations of bioalcohols & scope of advancement
- Scale up on industrial level
- Culturing algae
Track 5 : Biodiesel
Biodiesel is an different fuel similar to conventionalor ‘fossil’ diesel. Biodiesel can be produced from straight vegetable oil, animal oil or fats, tallow and waste cooking oil. The processused to convert the soils to Biodiesel is called trans esterification. Biodiesel has reduced exhaust emissions related to petroleum diesel fuel.
- Crops for biodiesel production
- Biodiesel production from municipal waste
- Biodiesel as automobile fuel
- Cost effective techniques for biodiesel production
- Enzymatic biodiesel production
- Biodiesel production on industry level and scale up
- Biodiesel Production
- Biodiesel feed stocks
- Efficiency and economic arguments
- Biodiesel to hydrogen-cellpower
- Impact of biodiesel on pollutant emissions and public health
Track 6 : Bioenergy Bioeconomy
Bioenergy is Green energy created from natural, biological sources. The resources can be any form of organic matter that stores sunshine as chemical energy. Numerous natural sources, such as plants, animals, and their byproducts, can be valuable resources. Modern knowledge even makes land fills or waste zones potential Bioenergy resources.
- Bioenergy crop-Panicumvirgatum
- Bioenergy cropping systems
- Bioenergy crops and algae
- Innovations in renewable materials
- Biocatalysis and bioenergy
- Quantitative assessment of bioenergy
- Bioenergy feedstock
- Stump harvesting for bioenergy
- Bioenergy Conversion
- Development of bioenergy technology
- Life cycle assessment of bioenergy system
Track 7 : Biogas
The Biogas is a type of Biofuel that is naturally produced from the decomposition of organic waste. When organic matter, such as food scraps and animal waste, break down in an an aerobic environment (an environment absent of oxygen) they release a blend of gases, primarily methane and carbon dioxide.
- Biogas from agriculture waste
- Biogas from algae
- New & possible substrates for biogas production
- Biogas technologies
- An aerobic packed-bed biogas reactors
- Biogas production
Track 8 : Biohydrogen
Biohydrogen is an example of an advanced biofuel (third generation biofuel). In advanced biofuel technologies, microbesaredeveloped in special bioreactors and provided with the energy and nutrients that they need including, sunlight, waste organic material, CO2 from the air or from conventional gas plants.
- Algal biohydrogen
- Bacterial biohydrogen
- Fermentative biohydrogen production
- High-yield biohydrogen production
- Enhancing biohydrogen production
- Biohydrogen purification
Track 9 : Biomass
Biomass can be changed to other usable forms of energy like methane gas or transportation fuels like ethanol and biodiesel. Rotting garbage, and agricultural and human waste, all release methane gas, also called land fill gas or biogas. In the context of producing bioenergy, it typically refers to agricultural byproducts and residues, woody waste products, and crops and microbes grown specifically for petroleum.
- Conversion technologies
- Perennial biomass feedstocks
- Integrated biomass technologies
Track 10 : Biomass Feed Stocks for Renewable Energy Generation
Bioenergy (Biofuels and Biomass) Biomass can be used to produce renewable electricity, thermal energy, or transportation fuels (biofuels). Biomass is defined as living or recently dead viruses and any byproducts of those organisms, plant or animal.
- Biomass Resources for Bioenergy
- Agriculture residues
- Forestry materials
- Energy crops
Track 11 : Biomass Technologies
Biomass Technologies. A wide range of technologies have been developed to use the biomass resource. The sevary from direct combustion in burner systems, to the production of more advanced biofuels, such as pyrolysis, through a variety of processing techniques. Technologies. There are many different types of biomass residues, wastes and energy crops available world wide.
- Latest conversion Technologies in Biomass
- Trending Research from Biomass
- Cellulosic Ethanol from Biomass
Track 12 : Biorefineries
Biorefinery is a facility that integrates biomass conversion processes and equipment to produce petroleum, power, heat, and value-added chemicals from biomass. The Biorefinery concept is an alogous to today’s petrol eumrefinery, which produce multiple fuels and products from fuel.
- Types of biorefineries
- Biorefining systems
- Biorefinings cheme from algal and bacterial protein sources
- Integrated biorefinery
- Risk management issues
- Biooil production
- Lignocellulosic material in biorefinery
- Valorization of Biorefinery
- Biowaste biorefinery
- Chemical conversion in biorefinery
- Principles of biorefineries
Track 13 : Food vs. Fuel Debate
Food versus fuel debate is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farm land or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food value debate in volves wide-ranging views, and is a long-standing, controversi alone in the literature.
- Biofuels impact on food security
- Non food crops for biofuels production
- Agricultural modernization and its impact on society and environment
- Food, fuel and free ways
Track 14 : Production of Biofuels
Biofuel is a petroleum that is produced through contemporary biological processes, such as agriculture and an aerobic digestion, rather than a fuel produced by geological processes such as those involved in the formation of fossil gases, such as coal and petroleum, from pre historic biological matter.
- Production of Biofuels from Biomass
- Production of Biodiesel from Biomass
- Production of Biochemicals from Biomass
- Production of Biogas from Biomass
- Energy balance of biofuel production
- Advances in biofuel production
Track 15 : Renewable Energy
Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human time scale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat., more than half of all new electricity volume installed was renewable.
- Solar Energy
- Wind Energy
- Renewable chemicals
- Sustainable Energy Technology
Track 16 : Bioremediation
“Bioremediation is a waste management technique that involves the use of organisms to eliminate or neutralize pollutants from a contaminated site.” According to the EPA, Bioremediation is a “treatment that uses naturally occurring organisms to break down risky substances into less toxic or non toxic substances.”
- Phyto remediation
Track 17 : Energy Recycling
Energy recycling is the recovery of energy that would normally be wasted in industrial processes by flaring, exhausting to the atmosphere or operating low efficiency equipment, and converting it into electricity or thermal energy (steam).
- Waste recycling and recovery methods
- Lignocellulosic Biomass
- Green replacement fuels in flights
Track 18 : Energy, Environment and Sustainability
Someways in which Environment sustainabl eenergy has been define dare: “Effectively, the provision of energy such that it meetsthe needs of the present with out compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. … Environment Sustainable Energy has two key components: renewable energy and energy efficiency.”
- Environmental sustainability and systems approach
- Sustainable energyresearch
- Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage
- Enabling technologies for renewable energy
Track 19 : Biopower
Biopower is literally having power over bodies; it is “an explosion of numerous and diverse techniques for achieving the subjugation of bodies and the control of populations”.Biopower system technologies includedirect-firing, cofiring, gasification, and pyrolysis.
- Combined heat and power (CHP)
- Energy Efficiency
- Green Electricity
- Thermal energy storage
Track 20 : Entrepreneurs Investment Meet
Energy and environment deals with the technological and scientific aspects of energy and environment questions including energy protection, and the interaction of energyformsandsystemswiththephysicalenvironment, areenclosed, including the relationship of such questions to wide re-economic and socio-political issues. Environmental engineers work to increase recycling, waste disposal, public health, andwater and airpollution control.
- Biofuels companies and market analysis
- Environmental education and green building
- Ecological agriculture
Track 21 : Other Related Topics
Applicants are welcomed to submit abstracts relevant to the following theme/ topics orto combinations of them. All topics can be related to policy, market and technical issues as well.
- Thermo chemical Routes
- Syngas from Biomass
- Second generation biofuels
- Microbial pathways for advanced biofuels production
- Synthesis of advanced biofuels
- Advanced biofuels from pyrolysisoil
- Jet biofuel
- Synthesis of aviation biofuel via Fischer-Tropsch process
- Risk analysis of aviation fuels
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- Abstracts submitted to the conference should be written in English only.
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- Authors can submit their abstracts in Doc, Docx and Pdf format.
- Any act of plagiarism is totally unacceptable.
- Each abstract should be strictly within 1 page in length, contains about 250 words.
- The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.
- Along with abstract, recent head-shot photograph of good resolution and short biography (up to 100 words) must be included.
- Oral or Poster presentation should be nominated while submitting the abstract.
- The abstract submission can be made via conference website or by emailing the abstract to official conference email address.
- Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits.
- Notification of acceptance or rejection of the Scientific Committee will be given after a week of submission.
- All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings book and will be distributed to all the conference attendees at the registration desk on the day of the conference.
Guidelines for Oral Speakers
- Keynote presentation: Keynote speakers will be allotted 20~25 minutes to present their results, followed by a 5 minutes discussion period.
- Regular Contributed talks: Authors of contributed talks will be allotted 15~20 minutes to present their results, followed by a 3 minutes discussion period.
- Students Oral talks: Authors of students oral talks will be allotted 12 minutes to present their results, followed by a 3 minute discussion period.
- Speakers should bring their presentations to the conference saved on a USB memory stick.
- It is suggested that you email a copy of your presentation to your personal inbox as a backup. If for some reason the files can’t be accessed from your flash drive, you will be able to download them to the computer from your email.
- Please prepare the presentation in PPT files, PDF is not recommended.
- Please refer to the program page of the official website for your session and presentation information.
- Basic AV setup will be provided: laser pointer, cordless mike, desktop mike, basic sound system.
- Laptops equipped with Windows 10, Office 2010 Pro English (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) and Adobe Reader are provided.
- If your presentation files contain movies, please make sure that they are well formatted and connected to the main files.
- Projectors are equipped with standard VGA connection ports. Mac users should bring their own adapter cord.
- Please re-check this program prior to the conference to confirm if any changes have been made to your session.
Guidelines for Poster Presenters
Presenting a poster provides you with the opportunity to engage with other attendees, share your research, and start conversations that may lead to future collaborations. Your poster enables you to discuss very specific aspects if your work.
- Maximum poster size is 1 meter wide by 1 meter high.
- Push pins for attaching the poster to the board will be provided.
- Poster presenters will be directed to the designated board at the start of the poster session.
- Author must be present to provide details and answer questions during the selected poster session times.
- The poster session schedule, which is developed by the session theme chair, will be emailed to all registrants the week prior to the conference.
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