3rd Algae World Europe

16-17 May, 2011 - Madrid, SPAIN

Hotel Melia Madrid Princesa
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Prof Dr. Ashton Keith Cowan

-Professor Keith Cowan is Director of the Institute for Environmental Biotechnology, Rhodes University (EBRU) in Grahamstown, South Africa.


He is also owner of AKConsulting and as an independent consultant provides scientific management consulting services to chemical and agrichemical companies, national research funding agencies, other universities, and individual scientists. 


Prior to joining EBRU he was senior scientist with Nutra-Park Inc, Madison, USA.


His group focuses mainly on developing bioprocess technologies for the valorization and/or beneficiation of waste streams, bio-remediation and rehabilitation, and algae-to-energy systems. The production of high-value natural products and agrichemicals for organic farming are also major areas of interest.

Prof Dr. Ashton Keith Cowan, Director, Institute for Environmental Biotechnology
Rhodes University
Algae-to-Energy Systems: Concept, Plans, and Demonstration of Sustainable Renewable Energy Production
Day 1 [Mon 16, May], at 03:25 PM