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Brazilian Bioenergy Science and Technology Conference

"Designing a Sustainable Bioeconomy"

Campos do Jordão / SP - Brazil, 16-19 October 2017

 
  Oct 12th - 15th, 2017      
  Visits to Laboratories & Industries outside Campos do Jordão
         
Monday Oct 16th, 2017      
14:00 – 17:00 Tutorials
  Room Aspen (300) Room Vail (220) Room Bariloche (100) Room Courchevel (150)
  T1 - Entrepreneurship – creation, sustainable innovation and business plan T2 - Sustainability in the water-bioenergy-land use nexus: challenges and opportunities for sustainability T3 - Sugarcane and/or Energy Cane T4 - Industrial production of biofuels: learning through experience
 

Andreas Braun (BSP Business School Berlin, Germany)


Gonçalo A. G. Pereira (CTBE, Brazil)

Graham Jewitt (University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa)


Fabio Scarpare (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Jorge da Silva (Texas AM, USA)


Geraldo Veríssimo (RIDESA/UFSCar, Brazil)


Hermann Paulo Hoffmann (UFSCar, Brazil)

Paulo Seleghim Jr. (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)


David Chiaramonti (University of Florence, Italy)


Marcos D. B. Watanabe (CTBE, Brazil)

 
Tuesday Oct 17th, 2017 - POLICY DAY     
  Room Aspen + Vail      
9:00 – 9:30 BBEST OPENING CEREMONY
  Chairs: Glaucia M. Souza (BIOEN-FAPESP, Brazil), Antonio Bonomi (SBE, Brazil), Luuk van der Wielen (BE-BASIC, The Netherlands), Heitor Cantarella (IAC, Brazil), Marcio de Castro Silva Filho (USP, Brazil), Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz (FAPESP, Brazil)
9:30 – 10:00 Plenary 1: Renewable Energy - Challenges and Perspectives
  Chair: José Goldemberg (FAPESP, Brazil)
  Renewable Energy - Challenges and Perspectives
John Pierce (Global Bioenergies, France)
10:00 – 11:30 Roundtable 1: Designing a Sustainable Bioeconomy
  Chair: Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz (FAPESP, Brazil)
10:00 – 10:40 Adam Brown (International Energy Agency, UK)
10:40 – 10:55 A new model for sustainable expansion of biofuel production in brazil: sugarcane biomass to biofuels and animal feed
Bruce Dale (Michigan State University, USA)
10:55 – 11:10 The Brazilian agribusiness in the emerging bioeconomy
Maurício A. Lopes (EMBRAPA, Brazil)
11:10 – 11:30 Questions & Answers
11:30  Lunch      
13:00 – 14:30 Roundtable 2: Bioenergy & Bioeconomy for Climate Mitigation Efforts
  Chair: Paulo Artaxo (USP, Brazil)
13:00 – 13:40 Plinio Nastari (Datagro, Brazil) tbc
13:40 – 13:55 The challenge of not exceeding the 1.5 C guardrail and the role of bioenergy in Brazil
Carlos Nobre (INPE, Brazil)
13:55 – 14:10 The Paris agreement and the transition to the low-carbon transport sector: the role of the biofuture platform
Renato D. Godinho (Biofuture Platform - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil)
14:10 – 14:30 Questions & Answers
14:30 Coffee break      
15:00 – 16:30 Roundtable 3: Bioenergy & Bioeconomy - Leadership in Bioeconomy
  Chair: Eduardo Giacomazzi (FIESP, Brazil)
15:00 – 15:40  Cellulosic ethanol: an opportunity for the Brazilian sugarcane industry
Wesley Ambrosio (GranBio, Brazil)
15:40 – 15:55 Vanderlan da Silva Bolzani (UNESP, Brazil)
15:55 – 16:10  Jacyr Costa Filho (Tereos, Brazil) tbc
16:10 – 16:30  Questions & Answers
16:30 – 18:00 Roundtable 4: Bioenergy & Bioeconomy - Market Development
  Chair: Jorge Almeida Guimarães (EMBRAPII, Brazil)
16:30 – 17:10  Paul Stuart (Polytechnique Montréal, Canada)
17:10 – 17:25  Bioenergy and Bioeconomy - carbon value
Jeffrey Skeer (IRENA, Germany)
17:25 – 17:40  Developing markets for biofuels and bioproducts: challenges and opportunities for the EU industry
David Chiaramonti (University of Florence, Italy)
17:40 – 18:00  Questions & Answers
18:00 – 19:30 Poster Session      
20:00 SPEAKERS DINNER      
 
Wednesday Oct 18th, 2017      
         
  Room Aspen Room Vail Room Bariloche Room Courchevel
  PS 1 - Second-generation biofuels & Biomaterials: Modified Biomass PS 2 - Feedstock production: perspectives on increasing yield PS 3 - BIOEN Highlights I: Sustainability Division PS 4 - Second-generation biofuels & Biomaterials: Modified Microorganisms
  chair: Glaucia Souza (USP, Brazil) chair: Heitor Cantarella (IAC, Brazil) chair: tbc chair: Marie-Anne Van Sluys (USP, Brazil)
9:00 – 9:20 Marcos Buckeridge (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil) Walter Maccheroni Junior (Grupo São Martinho, Brazil) Spontaneous submission Development of renewable ionic liquids for biomass conversion
Blake Simmons (Joint BioEnergy Institute, USA)
9:20 – 9:40 Beginning to ‘design’ biomass lignins for the biorefinery
John Ralph (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
Erik Sacks (University of Illinois, USA) Spontaneous submission Improving sugars utilization and inhibitors tolerance in yeast via adaptive laboratory evolution
Solange Mussatto (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
9:40 – 10:00 Spontaneous submission A complex region of the sugarcane genome syntenic to a soghum QTL linked to sugar accumulation
Anete Pereira de Souza (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
Spontaneous submission Thermophilic consolidated bioprocessing with cotreatment: a potentially disruptive paradigm for low-cost second generation ethanol production
Lee Lynd (Dartmouth College, USA)
10:00 – 10:20 Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission
10:30 Coffee break      
  Room Aspen Room Vail Room Bariloche Room Courchevel
  PS 5 - Energy densification and logistics PS 6 - BIOEN Highlights II: Biomass Division PS 7 - BIOEN Highlights III: Biorefineries and Engines Divisions PS 8 - Biobased chemicals
  chair: Antonio Bonomi (CTBE, Brazil) chair: Rafael V. Ribeiro (UNICAMP, Brazil) chair: tbc chair: Rubens Maciel Filho (UNICAMP, Brazil)
11:00 – 11:20 Advances in mechanical preprocessing of high moisture biomass: impact on quality, cost, and performance
Jaya Shankar Tumuluru (Idaho National Laboratory, USA)
A systems biology approach to study lignification in C4 grasses
Igor Cesarino (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
Ethanol use in transportation: research needs
Waldyr L. R. Gallo (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
Fibria initiatives towards biobased materials production
Danilo Ribeiro de Lima (Fibria, Brazil)
11:20 – 11:40 Richard Hess (Idaho National Laboratory, USA) - Presented by Jaya S. Tumuluru Flavia V. Winck (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil) Spontaneous submission Production of bio-derived chemicals from lignocellulosic biomass: challenges, mitigation strategies and select success stories
Thaddeus Ezeji (Ohio State University, USA)
11:40 – 12:00 Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission
12:00 – 12:20 Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission
12:20 – 12:40 Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission
12:40 Lunch      
14:00 – 15:30 Plenary 2: Bioeconomy Challenges & Perspectives
  Luuk van der Wielen (ECOBIO, The Netherlands)
  Luis A. B. Cortez (AGROPOLO, Brazil)
  Arnaldo Jardim (State of São Paulo Secretary of Agriculture, Brazil) tbc
  Jonas Donizette (Mayor of Campinas, Brazil) tbc
  Questions & Answers
15:30 Coffee break      
16:00 – 17:30 Plenary 3: International Biobased Business Development
Chair: Luuk van der Wielen (BE-Basic, The Netherlands)
16:00 - 16:30 Sustainable biobased value chains: business challenges
Patricia Osseweijer (BE-Basic, The Netherlands)
  Panel ​(each 10 minute presentation on do’s and don’ts business development/success factors BBE):
16:30 – 16:40 Gonçalo A. G. Pereira (CTBE, Brazil)
16:40 – 16:50 Marcel Wubbolts (Corbion, The Netherlands)
16:50 – 17:00 Eduardo Giacomazzi (FIESP, Brazil)
17:00 – 17:10 Manfred Kircher (CLIB2021, Germany)
17:10 – 17:20 Representative from Investment fund (tbc)
17:20 – 17:30 Questions & Answers
17:30 - 18:15 Finals Global Biobased Business Challenge (G-BiB)
  ​(each 8 minutes with 7 minutes Q&A Jury)
17:30 – 17:38 - Semifinalist Brazil
17:40 – 17:48 - Semifinalist Germany
17:50 – 17:58 - Semifinalist The Netherlands
18:00 – 18:07 Questions & Answers from the Jury
18:15 – 19:00 ​Meet the investor or business developer at BE-Basic Pavilion
 
19:00 – 20:30 Poster Session      
 
Thursday Oct 19th, 2017      
  Room Aspen + Vail      
9:00 – 10:00 Plenary 4: Thermochemical versus Biochemical Routes
  Chair: Antonio Bonomi (CTBE, Brazil)
9:00 – 9:45 Speaker: Helena Chum (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)
9:45 – 10:00 Questions & Answers
10:00 Coffee break      
10:30 – 11:30 Plenary 5: Metabolic Networks
tbc Chair: 
10:30 – 11:15 The Centre for Solar Biotechnology: developing next-generation solar powered microalgae systems for the production of high value products, foods and renewable solar fuels
Ben Hankamer (University of Queensland, Australia)
11:15 – 11:30 Questions & Answers
11:30 – 12:30 Plenary Symposium 6: The Sugarcane Genome
  Chair: Marie-Anne Van Sluys (USP, Brazil)
11:30 – 11:45 Glaucia M. Souza (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
11:45 – 12:00 Genomic analysis of transgressive segregation in autopolyploid sugarcane
Ray Ming (University of Illinois, USA)
12:00 – 12:15 Progress in understanding smut disease affecting sugarcane
Claudia B. M. Vitorello (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
12:15 – 12:30 Using genomic sequencing to understand the sugarcane genome structure
Karen Aitken (CSIRO, Australia)
  Questions & Answers
12:30 Lunch      
  Room Aspen Room Vail Room Bariloche Room Courchevel
  PS 9 - Aviation, maritime, and heavy-duty biofuels PS 10 - Full biomass utilization PS 11 - Bioen Highlights IV: Biofuel Technologies Division PS 12 - Land use and pasture intensification
  chair: tbc chair: Solange Mussatto (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark) chair: tbc chair: Bruce Dale (Michigan State University, USA)
14:00 – 14:20 Co-processing of pyrolysis oil in conventional refinery operations to produce biomass-derived gasoline and diesel fuel blendstocks
Andrea Pinho (Petrobras, Brazil)
Spontaneous submission Development of techniques to study the phenomenological separation process and pneumatic transport of multiparticulate solids for the improvement of bioenergy production
Cristiano Bigonha Tibiriça (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
Luis Martinelli (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
14:20 – 14:40 Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission John Sheehan (University of Minnesota, USA)
14:40 – 15:00 Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission Spontaneous submission
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16:00 – 17:00 Closing session & BBEST Awards   
17:00 Wine & Cheese    

 

 

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