Thursday, January 22, 2015

22/01/2015: European Algae Biomass 2015, Amsterdam

Maximising Commercial Successes in Algae Biomass by Combining Focussed R&D with Business Strategy.

ACI’s5th annual European AlgaeBiomass Conference will once again bring together senior executives from industry and academia to discuss the latest commercial and technical developments, challenges and research breakthroughs throughout the entire algae value chain.

The conference will have a heavy focus on case study examples of latest technologies in operation in the global algae industry. Discuss the technical challenges faced when optimising the cultivation of algae. Study the current and future commercial markets for algae products and the challenges faced during the commercialisation process including the views from three different end markets.

Dual Site Visit

Exclusive LGem and AlgaPARC Dual Site Visit - Tuesday 21st April 2015
During the afternoon of 21st April 2015 a limited number of conference attendees will receive a unique opportunity to visit both LGem and AlgaPARC facilities.

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis. Please register your attendance for the site visit when booking for the conference.

Agenda Committee Members

·      Cees Sagt, Principal Scientist Strain Development, DSM Biotechnology Center
·      John Benemann, Microalgae biofuels Guru/ CEO, Benemann Associates/ Microbio Engineering
·      Mario Tredici, Vice President & Professor, European Algae Biomass Association & University of Firenze
·      Peter van den Dorpel, CEO, AlgaeLink NV
·      Lolke Sijtsma, Senior Scientist / Project leader marine biotechnology, Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
·      Olivier Lépine, Management Team, Algosource Technologies/ Alpha Biotech
·      Timothy S. Zenk, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Policy, Sapphire Energy
·      Bernardo Llamas, Technology Manager, FCC Aqualia
·      Vitor Verdelho, President, EABA & A4F – AlgaFuel, S.A.

Key Topics Include

·      Roadmap to Commercialisation of Algal Bioproducts
·      Recent Production Platforms for Algal Biomass
·      Microalgae Harvesting & Processing
·      Different Applications & Products from Algae: Nutricients, Animal Feed, Cosmetics, Pharma & Biochemicals
·      Investment Activity in Microalgae Technology
·      Project case studies: Biofuels from Algae
·      R&D updates and expected innovations in algae technologies
·      Algae as an Effective Tool in Waste Water Treatment
·      Application of Algae in Carbon Capture 

Confirmed Speakers Include

·      Mario Tredici, Vice President, European Algae Biomass Association (EABA) & Professor, Univesrity of Florence
·      John R. Benemann, CEO, MicroBio Engineering
·      Sammy  Boussiba, Professor Microalgal Biotechnology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
·      Cees Sagt, Principal Scientist Strain Development, DSM Biotechnology Center
·      Jim Flatt, CTO - Synthetic Genomics
·      Olivier Lepine, Director of Operations, AlgoSource Technologies
·      Syed Isa Syed Alwi, CEO, Algaetech Group of Companies
·      Sander Hazewinkel, Chief Commercial Officer, LGem B.V.
·      Peter Ripplinger, CEO, Subitec GmbH
·      Lolke Sijtsma, Senior Scientist / Project leader marine biotechnology, Wageningen UR
·      Michele Stanley, Project Leader of The Biomara Project, Scottish Marine Institute SAMS
·      Bernardo Llamas Moya, Technology Director, FCC Aqualia
·      Ulrike  Schmid-Staiger, Group leader Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess, Fraunhofer IGB
·      James Drage, Managing Partner - Algal Ventures & Atlantic Venture Capital Partners
·      Luciano Falqui, R&D Project Manager - Plastica Alfa S.r.l.

Who Will Attend

Algae cultivation plant owners and operators, leading algae/biomass research institutes, technology providers for cultivation, harvesting, dewatering, drying, oil extraction and processing, plant engineers and constructors, algae end market users, biofuel producers and green energy & biotech investors.

Call For Papers

Stergios Zacharakis
Tel: +44 (0)203 141 0609

For Further Information or to Register Your Attendance

Dimitri Pavlyk
Tel: +44 (0)203 141 0627

Perendale / Aquafeed readers/subscribers are entitled to a discount on registration.  For further information, agenda request or to register your attendance contact Dimitri Pavlyk on + 44 (0)203 141 0627 or quoting EAL4D15 
Commercial & Sponsorship Opportunities

Maureen Ignacio
Tel: +44 (0)203 141 0636

Read more HERE.

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