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3rd Algae World Europe

16-17 May, 2011 - Madrid, SPAIN

Hotel Melia Madrid Princesa

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16 May, 2011 - Monday
08:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00

Introduction by CMT

09:05

Welcome Speech by Corporate Sponsor

09:10

Opening & Keynote Speech

Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain
09:30

Chairman’s Remarks

MicroBio Engineering, Inc.

Products & Applications from Microalgae, Macroalgae and Cyanobacteria

09:35

Potential of Algae and other Marine Organisms for Human / Animal Nutrition and Health

- Current commercial uses of microalgae in human/animal nutrition and health
- Key technical reasons why these technologies have proven successful
- Potential for development of new microalgae-based nutritional applications
- Challenges we face in bringing these technologies to fruition

10:05

Cyanobacteria for the Production of Biomass,Biofuels & Chemicals

Instituto de Bioquimica Vegetal y Fotosíntesis (Universidad de Sevilla)
10:35

Discussion followed by Refreshments

11:05

Mass Production of Macroalgae, Bioethanol and Value Added Ingredients

- Examine current seaweed cultivation technologies available
- Economic aspects of using brown seaweeds for bio-ethanol production
- Feasibility of biofuel production from seaweed
- Direction that European seaweed aquaculture will have to advance to make it a successful and competitive industry

Algae Biofuel: Development & Outlook

11:35

Algae Fuel: Can it Contribute to the Energy Challenges Confronting Europe?

Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence)
12:05

Direct Ethanol Production from Algae

Algenol Switzerland GmbH
12:35

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

14:00

Chairman’s Remarks

Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence)
14:05

Airline’s Perspective on Utilising Bio-Jet Fuel

14:25

Techno-Economics of Algae Biofuels Production

- Life cycle analysis

MicroBio Engineering, Inc.
14:55

Functional Properties of Ulvan, a Polysaccharide from Green Seaweed

- Zero waste, sustainable refinery to process macroalgae into value added components for: Animal feed, Aquaculture feed, Vegetal nutrition, Plants nutrition (elicitor and fertilizers) and Energy

15:25

Algae-to-Energy Systems: Concept, Plans, and Demonstration of Sustainable Renewable Energy Production

- Definition of the system boundaries
- Mass balance analysis and LCA of different algae-to-energy systems
- Comparative assessment of biodiesel/biogas/syngas as process technologies

15:55

Discussion followed by Refreshments

16:30

Next Generation Algae Extraction and Fractionation Technology

- High yield and low energy input technology to extract oils from wet algal biomass
- Effective fractionation of algae into valued lipid, protein and carbohydrate fractions. 
- Demonstrated product streams include biodiesel, "hydrotreatable algal oil", HRJ (hydrotreated renewable jet fuel), omega-3 rich lipids, sugars and proteins.

Algae for Environmental Mitigation

17:00

Technical & Economic Feasibility of Wastewater Based Algae Biofuel Production

Aqualia Gestion Integral del Agua SA
17:30

Cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris for the Production of Biogas

- Cultivation in Flat-Panel Airlift photobioreactors using flue gas from power plant
- Investigate the biogas potential of pre-treated microalgae biomass

18:00

Discussion followed by End of Day One

18:15

Networking Reception for Speakers & Delegates

17 May, 2011 - Tuesday

Algae Production & Processing

09:05

Comparative Analysis of Microalgae Production Costs in Different Culture Systems

Universidad de Almeria (University of Almeria)
09:35

Design and Operation of Photobioreactors for Mass Production of Microalgae

10:05

Photobioreactor Optimisation for bio-energy production

10:35

Discussion followed by Refreshments

11:10

Plastic materials for algae cultivation: technological and economic issues

- Properties, trends & developments of plastic materials for bag system, closed pipes, or open ponds

11:40

A Kinetic Model for Microalgae Cultures in Open Raceway Ponds

12:10

New Technology Platform for Genetic Engineering of Microalgae to Increase Yield and Productivity

12:40

Final discussion

12:45

Closing Speech

Ms. Alicia Montalvo, Director General, Spanish Office of Climate Change
Ministry of Environment
13:00

Networking Lunch

14:00

End of Conference

Optional Site Visit to

AlgaEnergy PTEM plant

(14:15hr-17:30hr)

14.15 Gather at Hotel Lobby for bus transfer to AlgaEnergy PTEM Plant

15.00 Site Visit (No photography is allowed during the site visit)

16.00 Wine & Canape hosted by AlgaEnergy

16.30 Departure - Drop off at the Madrid Barajas Airport (all terminals) followed by the hotel

17.30 Arrive back in Hotel

Fee: Eur75

Limited capacity; Registration based on first-come-first-serve basis.

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