Programme  Titles  Presenters  Topics 
Sunday, 23 October 2016
16:00-19:00  Registration
Hall Tramuntana
17:00-18:30  Welcome reception
Hall Tramuntana
Monday, 24 October 2016
08:00-17:30  Registration
Hall Tramuntana
09:00-09:10  Welcome - Ashok Pandey, Chairman, BIORESTEC and Editor-in-chief Bioresource Technology
Tramuntana II/III
09:10-09:50  Plenary 1 | Andre Faaij, Netherlands - The biomass-based economy: fuels, chemicals and sustainability
Tramuntana II/III
09:50-10:30  Plenary 2 | Gerard Goma, France - Future biorefineries: Integration of Ag bioindustries, green chemistry, red and white biotechnologies
Tramuntana II/III
10:30-11:00  Refreshments and Poster session 1
Tramuntana I
11:00-12:30  Session IA | Biomass fractionation - Pretreatment processes and technologies
Tramuntana II/III
  Session IB | Algal biorefinery
11:00-11:30  Invited speech Session IA | Roger Ruan, USA – Innovative pretreatment methods for complete utilization of biomass for fuels, chemicals, and materials production
  Invited speech Session IB | S Venkata Mohan – Photosynthetic biorefinery: Sustainable platform for circular bioeconomy
11:30-12:30  Session IA | Short oral presentations
  Session IB | Short oral presentations
12:30:14:00  Lunch
13:00-14:00  Poster session I (continued)
Tramuntana I
14:00-15:30  Session IIA | Thermo-chemical processing of biomass
Tramuntana II/III
  Session IIB | Algal biorefinery
14:00-14:30  Invited speech Session IIA | Thallada Bhaskar, India – Pyrolytic approach for effective utilization of Biomass: Synergistic strategies for economically viable biorefinery
  Invited speech Session IIB | J.W.C. Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong – A novel biogenic flocculants enhanced primary treatment process for domestic sewage
14:30-15:30  Session IIA | Short oral presentations
  Session IIB | Short oral presentations
15:30-16:00  Refreshments and Meet the Editor Session A
Tramuntana I and Tramuntana II/III
16:00-17:15  Session IIIA | Biological wastes treatment- resource recovery and recycling
Tramuntana II/III
16:00-17:30  Session IIIB | Lignocellulose biorefinery
16:00-16:30  Invited speech Session IIIA | Samir Kumar Khanal, USA – Converting biofuel process residues/wastes into protein-rich aquatic feed with simultaneous reclamation of treated effluent
  Invited speech Session IIIB | M.J. Taherzadeh, University of Borås, Sweden – Reverse membrane bioreactors for biofuels production
16:30-17:30  Session IIIA | Short oral presentations
16:30-17:15  Session IIIB | Short oral presentations
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
09:10-09:50  Plenary 3 | Patricia Thornley - Aligning policy, economics and green-house gas reductions in bioenergy
09:50-10:30  Plenary 4 | Run-Cang Sun, China – Industrial biorefinery of lignocellulose for production of biomaterials and bioethanol
10:30-11:00  Refreshments and Poster session 2
Tramuntana I
11:00-12:30  Session IVA | Biological waste treatment – Environmental bioengineering
Tramuntana II/III
  Session IVB | Lignocellulose biorefinery
11:00-11:30  Invited speech Session IVA | Deepak Pant, Belgium – Recent Advances in Bioelectrochemical conversion of CO2 to chemicals: Electrosynthesis via bacteria and enzymes
  Invited speech Session IVB | Mª Teresa Moreira Vilar, Spain – Life cycle thinking in the strategy of development of biobased products
11:30-12:30  Session IVA | Short oral presentations
  Session IVB | Short oral presentations
12:30-14:00  Lunch
13:00-14:00  Poster session II (continued)
Tramuntana III
14:00-15:30  Session VA | Biomass to fuels & chemicals: Life-cycle assessment
Tramuntana II/III
  Session VB | White Biotechnology – Production of industrial chemicals and products
14:00-14:30  Invited speech Session VA | Duu-Jong Lee, Taiwan – Algal biorefinery: process perspectives
  Invited speech Session VB | Bernd Nidetzky, Austria – Applied enzymology for biomass conversion: lignocellulose hydrolysis and yeast strain engineering
14:30-15:30  Session VA | Short oral presentations
  Session VB | Short oral presentations
15:30-16:00  Refreshments and Meet the Editor Session B
16:00-17:30  Session VIA | White Biotechnology – Production of industrial chemicals and products
Tramuntana II/III
16:00-17:15  Session VIB | Biomass to fuels & chemicals: Techno-economic evaluation, Life-cycle assessment and policy
16:00-16:30  Invited speech Session VIA | Michael Sauer, Austria – Microbial upgrading of biofuel producstion side streams
  Invited speech Session VIB | Sara González García, Spain – Eco-efficiency assessment of biogas production systems from biomass sources: Joint implementation of life cycle assessment and data envelopment analysis
16:30-17:15  Session VIA | Short oral presentations
  Session VIB | Short oral presentations
17:15-18:15  “How to write a scientific paper and get published” workshop with Elsevier Publisher (Early Career Researcher Event)
Tramuntana II/III
19:30-22:00  Gala Dinner (Optional Event - Ticket Required) | Meet in the Auditorium Lobby at 19:15
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
09:10-09:50  Plenary 5 | Ruben Guisson - European country approaches towards a resource-efficient biobased economy
Tramuntana II/III
09:50-10:30  Plenary 6 | Duu-Jong Lee, Taiwan, Econometric assessment for biofuel development
Tramuntana II/III
10:30-11:00  Refreshments
11:00-12:30  Session VIIA | Biomass to fuels & chemicals: Social concerns and perspectives
Tramuntana II/III
  Session VIIA | Short oral presentations
Tramuntana II/III
  Session VIIB | Bioresource policies and economics
11:00-11:30  Invited speech Session VIIB | Edgard Gnansounou, Switzerland – Life cycle assessment of biorefineries: A claiming-based allocation approach
11:30-12:00  Invited speech Session VIIB | Electo Silva – An update of the food-fuel debate at the light of new economical, technological, environmental and social issues
12:00-12:30  Session VIIB | Short oral presentations
12:30-13:00   Closing session | BITE Best papers awards-2015 and BIORESTEC Best Posters awards
13:00  Lunch
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