Conference topics

TOPIC 1: Resources and Feedstock

  • Resources and Sustainability
  • Feedstock Availability, Characterisation, Composition and Suitability for a Dedicated Process
  • Extraction of Critical Materials from Waste
  • Recycling and Reuse

TOPIC 2: Pre-treatments

  • Fractionation, Extraction, Drying, Dewatering, Purification, Sorting and Separation

TOPIC 3A: Biomass and Waste to Energy using Biochemical and Chemical routes

  • Methane, Ethanol and other Bioproducts Production
  • Conversion for Heat and Power
  • Recovery and Valorisation of Methane from Landfill
  • Gas Cleaning and Processing
  • Design and Industrial (full scale) Application

TOPIC 3B: Biomass and Waste to Energy using Thermochemical route

  • Syngas, Methane, Ethanol, Ethylene, Benzene and other Bioproducts Production
  • Conversion for Heat and Power
  • Gas Cleaning and Processing
  • Design and Industrial (full scale) Application

TOPIC 4A: Biomass and Waste to Chemicals, Fuels and Useful Materials using Biochemical and Chemical routes

  • New Products, Biofuels, Catalysts, Sorbents, Molecules and Components
  • Valorisation of CO2 – Capture, Storage and Utilisation
  • Gas Cleaning and Processing
  • Design and Industrial (full scale) Application
  • Rare Earth Metals

 

TOPIC 4B: Biomass and Waste to Chemicals, Fuels and Useful Materials using Thermochemical route

  • New Products, Biofuels, Catalysts, Sorbents, Enzymes, Functional Molecules and Components
  • Valorisation of CO2 – Capture, Storage and Utilisation
  • Gas Cleaning and Processing
  • Design and Industrial (full scale) Application

 

TOPIC 5: Sustainable Construction Materials from Waste, Industrial and Agricultural by-products

  • Production, Characterisation and Quality Control
  • Durability
  • Environmental Assessment, Policy and Standardisation

TOPIC 6: Energy Efficiency and Storage

  • Materials for Energy
  • Energy and Fuel Storage, Batteries, Supercapacitors, Solar and Photovoltaic Energy, CO2 and other Gases Sequestration
  • Use of Renewable Energy Sources and their Integration for the Conversion

 

TOPIC 7: Emissions, Residues Mitigation and Prevention

  • Waste and Residual Biomass Minimisation and Management
  • Pollutant Treatments and Greenhouse Gas Valorisation
  • Minimisation and Mitigation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

TOPIC 8: Life Cycle Thinking and Eco-Conception

  • Dynamics, Systems Analysis and Assessment
  • Health and Risk Assessment
  • Ecological Footprint
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Eco-Conception Approach

TOPIC 9: Economy, Market, Policy and Social Acceptance

  • Economics and Markets
  • Investment and Operation Planning, Logistics
  • Policies, Regulatory Constraints and Social Acceptance
  • Education and Teaching
  • From Research to Industry and Markets
  • Transportation and Management