Tuesday, May 10, 2016

10/05/2016: AlgaEurope 2016: Call for abstracts


The 3rd EABA, EC Algae Contractors’ Conference & 10th International Algae Congress will take place at the Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel, Madrid, on 13 - 15 December 2016.

The 2016 edition of the AlgaEurope international event will once again provide a unique opportunity for networking among academia, industry and all other stakeholders in a relaxed but stimulating environment. The combination of on-topic sessions, panel discussions, poster sessions, workshops, and networking lunches by leading experts ensures that delegates will be informed on the latest developments and state of the art in algae research and industrial deployment.

Session themes
This year’s session topics are defined as follows:

Session 1: The industrial and research scenario worldwide
Learning from the global work and experience

Session 2: The Science behind the innovation potential in Europe
New work in leading research groups

Session 3: High value products from microalgae
New trends that will promote and shape the development of the sector

Session 4: At the break of Commercialisation
The Algae Cluster & other lighthouse projects

Session 5: Value chains for commercialising the technology
The EU projects on biorefinery and added-value products

Session 6: Progress on pre-concentration, harvesting, extraction, water recycling and treatment
Deployment of reliable technologies and industrial unit operations

Session 7: Biofuels and high value products from GMO
Genetically improved algae

Session 8: Macroalgae
Production and exploitation

Session 9: Macroalgae
Achieving large scale industrial deployment

Session 10: Algae and the Novel Food Regulation in Europe
Moving algal products to the mainstream

Session 11: Standardisation of Algae products
Progress with CEN/BT WG 218 'Algae'

Submit your abstracts
You are cordially invited to submit your abstract online HERE, in line with one of the sessions mentioned above.

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words and are to be submitted in English. Please indicate if you are applying for an oral or poster presentation.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is September 1st, 2016. 
The AlgaEurope 2016 Scientific Committee will select abstracts fit for oral presentations, and distribute them according to their topic among the different sessions of the program.

The scientific committee
The Algae Europe 2016 scientific committee consists of the following members:

  • Chair: Mario R Tredici - University of Florence (Italy)
  • Rene Wijffels - Wageningen University (The Netherlands)
  • David Chiaramonti – RECORD/CREAR (Italy)
  • Sammy Boussiba - Ben Gurion University (Israel)
  • Alison Smith – University of Cambridge (UK)
  • Jean Paul Cadoret – Greensea (France)
  • Emilio Molina Grima - University of Almeria (Spain)
  • Natascia Biondi – University of Florence (Italy)
  • Olaf Kruse - University of Bielefeld (Germany)
  • Olivier Bernard – INRIA (France)
  • Patrick Jones - University College London (UK)
  • Guido Reinhart - IFEU (Germany)
  • Yannick Lerat – CEVA (France)
  • Jack Legrand - University of Nantes (France)
  • Ulrike Schmid-Staiger - Fraunhofer IGB (Germany)
  • Michele Stanley - SAMS (UK)  
  • Patrick Sorgeloos - University of Ghent (Belgium)
  • John Benemann (USA)

Contact Suzanne Kroeze of DLG Benelux via s.kroeze@dlg.org, or call +31(0)33 73 70 471

Visit the AlgaEurope 2016 site HERE

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