BIT's 8th World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology
★ Scientific Program
BIT’s 8th Annual World Congress of

Industrial Biotechnology-2015

Theme: Inovative Biotechnology for Green Bio-economy
Time: April 25-28, 2015

Venue: Nanjing International Youth Conference Hotel (NIYCH), Nanjing, China
Scientific Program
Keynote Forum Stream 1 Stream 2 Stream 3 Stream 4 Stream 5 ISIM-2015

 

Stream 1: Bioenergy Development

Pipeline 1-1: Biomass Feedstock and Advanced Biomass Conversion Technologies
Time: 08:30-12:10, April 26 th, 2015(Sunday) ; Place: Room No.712, 7th Floor, NIYCH

Chair:  Dr. Paul O'Connor, Founder, BIOeCON, The Netherlands

Co-Chair: Dr. Yom-Tov Samia, Chairman & President, Primus Green Energy, USA

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08:30-08:35 Chair's Introduction
08:35-09:00 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Westinghouse Plasma is an Industrial Scale Plasma Gasification Technology for the Conversion of Various Waste Feedstocks into Clean Energy
Mr. Richard Fish,
President, Westinghouse Plasma Corp., Canada
09:00-09:25 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Development of High Yield Cellulosic Butanol Technology
Dr. Tom Lee,
VP Technology, Green Cellulosity Corp., Taiwan
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09:25-09:50   Title: Advanced Bioconversion of Energy Crops into Biofuels
Dr. Donghai Wang,
Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University, USA
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09:50-10:15 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: GTL Case Study of Primus Green Energy USA
Dr. Yom-Tov Samia,
Chairman & President, Primus Green Energy, USA
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:55 Title: The Future of Biomass Conversion & Utilization
Dr. Paul O'Connor, Founder, BIOeCON, The Netherlands
10:55-11:20 Title: Emerging Technologies: Nanofibrillated Cellulose, its Production, Properties and Potential Applications
Dr. Maria Soledad Peresin,
Senior Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
11:20-11:45 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Microwave Assisted Technologies for Biomass Pyrolysis and Gasification
Dr. Charlie Zhang,
 Distinguished Research Fellow,  Fushun Institute of Petro & Petrochem, SINOPEC, China
11:45-12:10   Title: Advanced Conversion of Wood into Fine Chemicals: Vanillin, Syringaldehyde, Furfural, and Ethanol or Levulinic Acid.
Dr. Valery Evgenievich Tarabanko,
Laboratory Head, Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
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Pipeline 1-2: The Future of Bio-energy: Advanced Technology, Challenges, Trend and Opportunities

Time: 13:30-15:55, April 26th, 2015(Sunday) ; Place: Room No.711, 7th Floor, NIYCH

Chair: Dr. Virginia Klausmeier, CEO and Founder, Sylvatex Biofuels, USA

Co-Chair: Dr. Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan, Distinguished Professor and Graduate Coordinator, South Dakota State University, USA

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13:30-13:35 Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00 Title: Winddiesel - Conversion of Electricity into High Quality Fuels
Dr. Richard Zweiler,
General Manager, Güssing Energy Technologies, Repotec GmbH, Vienna University of Technology – Institute of Chemical Engineering, Austria (Güssing/Vienna)
14:00-14:25 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Optimization of Lipid Production from the Green Microalga, Botryococcus Braunii
Dr. John Zhou,
Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
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Title: Advanced Biofuels: Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan,
Distinguished Professor and Graduate Coordinator, South Dakota State University, USA

14:50-15:15 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg   Title: Creating a Low Cost Biofuel Solution - How to Leverage the Current Infrastructure
Dr. Virginia Klausmeier,
CEO and Founder, Sylvatex Inc., USA
 
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:55 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg  Title: Novel Regulation Strategy of Fermentation Process using Microbe-Electrode Hybrid System in Bioelectrochemical Reactor
Dr. Jung Rae Kim,
Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Pusan National University (PNU), South Korea
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Pipeline 1-3: Breakthrough in Ligno-Cellulose Bioethanol and Other Biofuels
Time: 13:30-16:45, April 27th, 2015 (Monday); Place: Room No.711, 7th Floor, NIYCH

Chair: Dr. Zygmunt Gzyra, Chairman of the Board, BIOAGRA S.A, Poland

Co-Chair: Dr. Jutta Geldermann, Professor, Vice-Dean of the Faculty, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany

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13:30-13:35 Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Whole Crop Biorefinery. The Concept of Integration of the 1st Generation Bioethanol Plant with a Cellulosic Ethanol Plant. Legal and market conditions in EU (Poland)
Dr. Zygmunt Gzyra,
Chairman of the Board, BIOAGRA S.A, Poland
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14:00-14:25 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Algae from Secondary Effluent for Biofuel Production and Nutrient Removal
Dr. Syed Ubaidullah Hussainy,
Professor, Victoria University, Australia
14:25-14:50  http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg  Title: Efficient Cogeneration and District Heating Systems in Bioenergy Villages: An Optimization Approach
Dr. Jutta Geldermann,
Professor, Vice-Dean of the Faculty, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany
 
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Title: Irradiation Pretreatment: A Promising Pretreatment Method for Bioethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass

Dr.Yun Liu, Professor, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:55 Title: Sustainable Biogas Production in the Greenest City in Europe
Dr. Anneli Andersson Chan,
Process Engineer, Vaxjo Kommun, Sweden
15:55-16:20 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Modeling and Simulation of Ethanol Plants: a Techno-Economic Analysis
Dr. Renato Tonon Filho,
Engineer, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil
16:20-16:45 http://www.dnaday.com/images/sp.jpg Title: Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Utilization in the Middle East
Dr. Mehrdad Adl,
Assistant Professor, Materials and Energy Research Center, Iran

 

 

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Nanjing Municipal Government
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Nanjing Economic and Information Commission


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Nanjing Municipal Investment Promotion Commission


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Renowned Speakers
Dr. Charlie Xu,
Sr, Director, Clinical Development, BioSciKin Inc, China
Dr. Charles Zhou,
President, Chairman and CEO, Cascade Clean Energy, Inc., USA
Mr. Richard Fish,
President, Alter Nrg Corp., Canada
Dr. Yom-Tov Samia,
President and CEO, IC Green Energy LTD, Israel
Dr. Roland A. Jansen,
CEO, Biomass Partners Ltd.; Director Biomass Investments, Green Investment Solutions Holding PLC, Switzerland
Dr. Paul O'Connor,
Founder, BIOeCON, The Netherlands
Dr. Surajit Khanna,
Chairman and CEO, BARD Holding, Inc, USA
Dr. Jing Liu,
CCo-founder,Owner, CTO, Bioprocess Control AB, Sweden
Dr. Virginia Klausmeier,
CEO and Co-founder, Sylvatex Biofuels, USA
Dr. Salee Amina Mohammed,
Co-owner, Royal Green Bio-Tech; President, Domino Dynamics, USA
Dr. Daniel Siegel,
VP Technology & IP Assessment, FuturaGene, Ltd., Israel
Dr. Xujin Lu,
Senior Principal Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, USA
Dr. Silvan de Boer,
Senior Sustainability Officer, Eneco, The Netherlands
Dr. Giulio Tarro,
DPresident, Foundation T. & L. de Beaumont Bonelli for cancer research, Italy
Dr. Ronald Zwart,
Director Biomass Consultancy and Project Development, CKade BV, The Netherlands
Dr. Rajesh C Shrotriya,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA
Ms. Vivian Lee,
Managing Director, Aqua Partners LLC, USA
Dr. Ying Ji,
Vice President, Paritic Inc, USA
Dr. Richard Hurding,
CEO, Zelfo Technology GmbH; Owner. Omodo GmbH, Germany
Mr. Rowan Williams,
Regional Market Development Manager - Advocacy, BASF Australia Limited, Australia
Dr. Eyal S Ron,
CTO,Gelesis, USA
Dr. Christophe Reuzeau,
Senior Licensing Manager ASIA Pacific, CropDesign BASF Plant Science, Belgium
Dr. Narender Nehra,
Director, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA
Dr. Dotan Peleg,
CEO, Morflora, Israel
Dr. Henning Trozelli,
Director, Dow AgroSciences LLC, USA
Dr. John Baker,
President, Alan Environmental, LLC, USA
Mr. John Williams,
President & CEO, In-Pipe Technology Company, USA
Dr. Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan,
Professor, South Dakota State University, USA
Dr. Donghai Wang,
Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University, USA
Dr. Syed Ubaidullah Hussainy,
Professor, Victoria University, Australia
Dr. Jutta Geldermann,
Professor, Vice-Dean of the Faculty, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany
Prof. Dr. Dr. Rolf G. Werner,
Professor Industrial Biotechnology, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Dr. Jamil Baghdachi,
Professor, Eastern Michigan University, USA
Dr. Xiuzhi Susan Sun,
University Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University, USA
Dr. José Kenny,
Professor, University of Perugia, Italy
Dr. Ray T. Chen,
Professor, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Dr. Somenath Mitra,
Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Pedro Alvarez,
Professor and Chair, Rice University, USA
Dr. Daniel Y.C. Fung,
Professor, Kansas State University, USA
Dr. Dewey D. Y. Ryu,
Professor, University of California, USA
Dr. Xiucai Liu, Founder,
Chairman & CEO, Cathay Industrial Biotech Ltd., China

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