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Biomass 2018

About Conference


Conference Series LLC invites all the participants from all over the world to attend ‘12th Global Summit & Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy‘during September 04-05, 2018 at Zurich, Switzerland which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.

Biomass and Bioenergy Conference 2018 is the learning of how renewable energy resource derived from the carbonaceous waste of various human and natural activities. It is derived from numerous sources, including the by-products from the timber industry, agricultural crops, raw material from the forest, major parts of household waste and wood. As an energy source, biomass can either be used directly via combustion to produce heat, or indirectly after converting it to various forms of biofuel. Conversion of biomass to biofuel can be achieved by different methods which are broadly classified into thermal, chemical, and biochemical methods.

ConferenceSeries Ltd organizes a conference series of 3000+ Global Events with over 600+ Conferences, 1200+ Symposiums and 1200+ Workshops in Europe,USA & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and publishes 700+ Open access journals which contains over 30000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Importance:

     Biomass is regarded as a most important renewable source of energy because it can be used as an alternative source for energy production. Natural sources for energy production are becoming extinct day by day. The main reason behind biomass energy production is that it can be produced from wood, plant and animal wastes, forestry wastes which indicate that biomass can be produced from those materials that are regarded as wasted materials which are again re-used and energy is produced. Biomass does not emit any harmful gases, produces clean energy, abundant and renewable, and reduces the usage of fossil fuels for energy production and also it can be used to create different products. The main reason behind biomass usage is it reduces emission of greenhouse gases.

Why to attend???

Biomass-2018 mainly focuses on usage of biomass energy as an alternative source for energy production for future generation and aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results. Biomass-2018 aims to promote various researches on biomass among scientists, academia and industries.

With the presence of highly affiliated personalities, researchers, scientists around the globe focused on biomass energy production, this conference is providing the platform for learning and sharing the new developments in this field.  This is the place to meet the current and potential speakers and receive the name recognition.

Target Audience:

  • Bioenergy Research professors,
  • Renewable Energy Directors,
  • Biomass for Energy Presidents,
  • Bio Resources Engineering Professors,
  • Rural Development and Technology Managers,
  • Biomass and Bioenergy Scientists,
  • PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellows,
  • Chemical Engineering Associations.

 

Market Analysis

Global Summit and Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy

Summary: Biomass-2018 is the platform to gain or share the knowledge in the new technological developments in the field of chemical engineering. This conference brings together professors, researchers, and practitioners in all the areas of biomass and provides an international forum for the spreading of approved research results, new ideas and practical developments. We are honoured to invite you all to attend and register for the “12th  Global Summit and Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy (Biomass-2018)” which is going to be held during September 04-05, 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland.

The organizing committee is gearing up for an exciting and informative conference program including plenary lectures, symposia, workshops on a variety of topics, poster presentations and various programs for participants from all over the world. We invite you to join us at the Biomass-2018, where you will be sure to have a meaningful experience with scholars from around the world. All members of the Biomass-2018 organizing committee look forward to meeting you in Zurich, Switzerland.

Importance & Scope: Biomass is regarded as a most important renewable source of energy because it can be used as an alternative source for energy production. Natural sources for energy production are becoming extinct day by day. The main reason behind biomass energy production is that it can be produced from wood, plant and animal wastes, forestry wastes which indicate that biomass can be produced from those materials that are regarded as wasted materials which are again re-used and energy is produced. Biomass does not emit any harmful gases, produces clean energy, abundant and renewable, and reduces the usage of fossil fuels for energy production and also it can be used to create different products. The main reason behind biomass usage is it reduces emission of greenhouse gases.

Usage of biomass will grow within the coming years. The clean electricity generation will be enough for more than 17,000 UK householders a year and the usage of renewables for electricity generation in UK is increased by 60 per cent and the share of electricity is around 9.7 per cent in 2012 and 15.5 per cent in 2013. Around 3.9 million tonnes of biomass, mostly in the form of woodchips and pellets, were burnt to generate electricity during those 12 months. One tonne of pellets translates into two tonnes of greenwood. Usage of biomass will grow exponentially within coming years. The market value of electricity generated from biomass in the United States was over $45 billion in 2011. About 70% of all biomass in the world is used in the residential sector. 14% is used in industry and 11% is transformed into electricity, heat, or energy such as liquid fuel or biogas.

Conference Highlights

  •   Biomass Conversion Methods
  •   Biomass Applications
  •   Biomass Energy Resources
  •   Supply Chain Management
  •   Bioenergy Conversion Methods
  •   Renewable Energy
  •   Environmental Impact of Biomass
  •   Advanced Biofuels
  •   Biomass Market Analysis
  •   Waste Biomass
  •    Production of Biofuels
  •    Pyrolysis
  •    Landfill Gas as a Renewable Energy Resource
  •    Biomass from Microbial Sources

Major Biomass Research Associations around the Globe:

  •      American Biofuels Council
  •      Biomass Energy Research Association
  •      Canadian Renewable Fuels Association
  •      The International Biochar Initiative
  •      Vermont Biofuels Association
  •      Algae Biomass Association
  •      World Bioenergy Association
  •      Biomass Thermal Energy Council
  •      World council for Renewable Energy

Major Biomass Research Associations

  •       European Biomass Association
  •       Bioenergy West Midlands
  •       Biomass Energy Centre
  •       Renewable Energy Association
  •       UK Energy Research Centre
  •       European Bioenergy Research Institute
  •       Back Biomass Industry
  •       Marches Wood Energy Network Ltd

Target Audience

  •       Bioenergy Research professors
  •       Renewable Energy Directors
  •       Biomass for Energy Presidents
  •       Bio Resources Engineering Professors
  •       Rural Development and Technology Managers
  •       Biomass and Bioenergy Scientists
  •       PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellows
  •       Chemical Engineering Associations

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Sessions & Tracks

ConferenceSeries Ltd  invites all the participants from all over the world to attend ‘12th  Global Summit & Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy ‘during September 04-05, 2018 at Zurich, Switzerland which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.

Biomass and Bioenergy conference 2018 is a global platform to discuss and learn about biomass conversion methods and its alternative sources of energy, Biomass to liquid, Biomass energy resources, Biomass conversion to bioenergy, Environmental impact of biomass, Handling biomass, Second generation biofuels, Bioenergy for global sustainable development, Biomass from microbial sources, Landfill gas and transportation.

ConferenceSeries Ltd organizes a conference series of 3000+ Global Events with over 600+ Conferences, 1200+ Symposiums and 1200+ Workshops in USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and publishes 700+ Open access journals which contains over 30000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Track 1:Biomass Conversion Methods

Wind energy development has grown rapidly from past few years in order to meet the needs of people as an alternative source of energy. Predominantly, the production of biomass energy from various metamorphoses methods are invented and developed. Biomass transformation is the process of transforming biomass feedstock into the energy that can be pre-owned to generate heat and electricity. Bioenergy can be changed into power through thermo-chemical cycles i.e. combustion, gasification and pyrolysis or bio-chemical operations like anaerobic digestion. Renewable technologies have made up to 7% of electricity generated in 2010-this will arise as the UK aims to meet its EU target of generating 30% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.

Track 1-1         Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass

Track 1-2         Biomass for Electricity Generation

Track 1-3         Heat and Power Generation

Track 1-4         Domestic Heating

Track 1-5         Community Heating

Track 1-6         Power Plants

Track 2:Biomass Applications

Biomass is pre-treated and then transformed to synthesis gas via gasification. The resulting syngas is then cleaned preliminary to conversion to liquid biofuels, typically via Fischer Tropsch or the Mobil process. There are two main biomass-based liquid propellant in the market place today, ethanol and biodiesel. Some 20 Mm 3 y -1 of ethanol is produced with an energy content of 425 PJ, manufacturing this the second most important biofuel. A much smaller amount of biodiesel is used in the USA and Europe. Generally a tonne of cane produces between 125 and 140 kg of raw sugar, or between 70 and 80 litres of ethanol, although a tonne of maize, with about 70% to 75% starch content, will produce between 440 and 460 L t -1 with wet and dry corn crushing, respectively.

Track 2-1         Trending Research from Biomass

Track 2-2         Jet fuel for Heavy Machines from Biomass

Track 2-3         Liquid Biofuels from Biomas

Track 2-4         Cellulosic Ethanol from Biomass

Track 3:Biomass Energy Resources

Agricultural biomass which could be pre-owned for energy production is defined as biomass residues from field agricultural crops and biomass from the concomitant of the processing of agricultural products. In the last decade, the demand for energy wood in Europe increased and experts anticipate a further increase in future due to socio-political changes. The largest renewable propellant used in Europe is wood which can be used in non-identical forms from sticks to pellets to sawdust. In some countries, like Poland and Finland, wood meets more than 80% of renewable-energy demand. Europe consumed 13m tonnes of wood pellets in 2012, corresponding to International wood Markets Group, a Canadian company.

Track 3-1         Biomass from Animal Matter

Track 3-2         Biomass from Organic Waste

Track 3-3         Biomass from Agricultural Residues

Track 3-4         Sugar Pellets

Track 3-5         Industrial Wastes and Co-Products

Track 3-6         Energy Wood in Europe and other Countries

Track 3-7         Biomass from Forest Residues

Track 3-8         Biomass Feedstock

Track 4:Pyrolysis

Pyrolysis is the thermal decomposition of biomass occurring in the absence of oxygen. It is the fundamental chemical reaction that is the precursor of both the combustion and gasification processes and occurs naturally in the first two seconds. The products of biomass pyrolysis include biochar, bio-oil and gases including methane, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide. Depending on the thermal environment and the final temperature, pyrolysis will yield mainly biochar at low temperatures, less than 450 0C, when the heating rate is quite slow, and mainly gases at high temperatures, greater than 800 0C, with rapid heating rates. At an intermediate temperature and under relatively high heating rates, the main product is bio-oil.

Track 4-1         Pyrolysis of Biomass

Track 4-2         Wood pyrolysis

Track 4-3         Pyrolysis

Track 4-4         Advances in pyrolysis gasification

Track 5:Biomass Power & Thermal

Track 5-1         Case Studies for Biomass Thermal Deployments

Track 5-2         Clean Power Plan: What it Could Mean for Biomass

Track 5-3         District Biomass Heating

Track 5-4         Gasification

Track 5-5         Technical Considerations of Biomass Co-firing

Track 6:Bioenergy Applications

Bioenergy is conversion of biomass resources such as agricultural and forest residues, organic municipal waste and energy crops to useful energy carriers including heat, electricity and transport fuels. Biomass is increasingly being used for modern applications such as dendro-power, co-generation and Combined Heat and Power generation (CHP). Depending on the resource availability and technical, economic and environmental impact, these can be attractive alternatives to fossil fuel based applications. Bioenergy, a renewable energy resource particularly suitable for electricity, heating & cooling in transport, will be at the core of this sectorial shift in renewable energy production and use and is expected to become the dominant form of RES before 2020.

Track 6-1         Bioenergy for Agricultural Production

Track 6-2         Photo bioreactors

Track 6-3         Energy in biomass

Track 6-4         Microbial Electrochemical Cells

Track 6-5         Trending Research from Biomass

Track 7:Bioenergy Conversion Methods

Production of energy crops could potentially compete for land with food cropping as demand for biomass increases. Biomass customers may be locked in long-term supply contracts with a single supplier making it difficult to get competitive pricing in the future. Alternative impacts are similar to those covered in the District Heating and Combined Heat and Power pages. The non-destructive pilot market is estimated to be valued at USD 12.98 Billion in 2015 and is projected to outstretch USD 18.88 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 7.78% from 2014 to 2020.

Track 7-1         Thermal Conversion of Biomass

Track 7-2         Biological Conversion

Track 7-3         Combustion and Co-firing

Track 7-4         Gasification and Pyrolysis

Track 7-5         Chemical conversion from oil-bearing crops

Track 7-6         Chemical Conversion of Biomass

Track 7-7         Biochemical Conversion of Biomass

Track 7-8         Electrochemical Conversion of Biomass

Track 7-9         Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass

Track 7-10       Biomass for Electricity Generation

Track 7-11       Heat and Power Generation

Track 7-12       Power Plants

Track 8:Production of Biofuels

Biofuels are previously a small but rapidly growing contributor to the transport fuels market. In 2005, global fuel ethanol manufacture was approximately 36,000 million litres and biodiesel approximately 4,000 million litres. This is sufficient to displace roughly 2% of global gasoline utilization and 0.3% of global diesel consumption. These amounts are modest but growing rapidly. It is typically acknowledged that bioenergy can make a serious contribution in meeting energy security and economic development goals, as well as helping to diminish GHG emissions. Increasing desire of electricity and environmental concerns has put the pressure on countries to increase the focus on renewable energy.

Track 8-1         Production of Biofuels from Biomass

Track 8-2         Production of Biodiesel from Biomass

Track 8-3         Production of Biochemicals from Biomass

Track 8-4         Production of Biogas from Biomass

Track 9: Advanced Biofuels & Biochemicals

The two main alternative routes of second generation biofuels are Bio-chemical and Thermo-chemical. Second generation biofuels are expected to be preferable to many of the first generation biofuels in terms of energy balances, greenhouse gas emission reductions, land use compulsion, and competition for land, food, fibre and water. The potential raw material for second-generation biofuels management considered in this study are biomass from crops residues, other non-food energy crops, wood/forestry silt, and jatropha and algae. Advanced energy storage systems assist in maintaining power quality, distribution reliability, energy management, and improvement of grid efficiency.

Track 9-1         Engineering Workable Supply Chains

Track 9-2         Agricultural Residue Collection, Aggregation and Storage

Track 9-3         Storage Strategies: Preserving Feedstock Viability

Track 9-4         Pretreatment Approaches and Strategies

Track 9-5         Non-traditional feedstocks

Track 9-6         Algal cultivation, harvest and conversion

Track 9-7         Biological Conversion Strategies

Track 9-8         Thermochemical Conversion Strategies

Track 10:Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from natural processes that are continuously replenished. This includes sunlight, geothermal heat, wind, tides, water, and various forms of biomass. This energy cannot be exhausted and is constantly renewed. Biomass, is a renewable organic matter, and can include biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms, such as wood, waste, and alcohol fuels.

Track 10-1       Waste energy

Track 10-2       Wood energy

Track 11:Biofuels

Biofuels are fuels that can be processed from numerous types of biomass. First generation biofuels are processed from the sugars and vegetable oils formed in arable crops, which can be smoothly extracted applying conventional technology. In comparison, advanced biofuels are made from lignocellulosic biomass or woody crops, agricultural residues or waste, which makes it tougher to extract the requisite fuel. Advanced biofuel technologies have been devised because first generation biofuels manufacture has major limitations. First generation biofuel processes are convenient but restrained in most cases: there is a limit above which they cannot yield enough biofuel without forbidding food supplies and biodiversity. Many first generation biofuels rely on subsidies and are not cost competitive with prevailing fossil fuels such as oil, and some of them yield only limited greenhouse gas emissions savings. When considering emissions from production and transport, life-cycle assessment from first generation biofuels usually approach those of traditional fossil fuels. Advanced biofuels can aid resolving these complications and can impart a greater proportion of global fuel supply affordably, sustainably and with larger environmental interests.

Track 11-1       Biofuels production and utilisation

Track 11-2       Algae Biofuels

Track 11-3       Aviation Biofuels

Track 11-4       Biofuels impact on food security

Track 11-5       Nonfood crops for biofuels production

Track 11-6       Advances in biofuel production

Track 11-7       Cyanobacterial biofuels production

 

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