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13th Global Summit and Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy, will be organized around the theme “Shaping Biomass Technology for the Future”

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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 1-1Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass
  • Track 1-2Biomass for Electricity Generation
  • Track 1-3Heat and Power Generation
  • Track 1-4Domestic Heating
  • Track 1-5Community Heating
  • Track 1-6Power Plants
  • Track 1-7Advanced Bioeconomy
  • Track 1-8Principles of biorefineries
  • Track 1-9Valorization of Biorefinery

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 2-1Trending Research from Biomass
  • Track 2-2Jet fuel for Heavy Machines from Biomass
  • Track 2-3Liquid Biofuels from Biomas
  • Track 2-4Cellulosic Ethanol from Biomass

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 3-1Biomass from Animal Matter
  • Track 3-2Biomass from Organic Waste
  • Track 3-3Biomass from Agricultural Residues
  • Track 3-4Sugar Pellets
  • Track 3-5Industrial Wastes and Co-Products
  • Track 3-6Energy Wood in Europe and other Countries
  • Track 3-7Biomass from Forest Residues
  • Track 3-8Biomass Feedstock

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 4-1Pyrolysis of Biomass
  • Track 4-2Wood pyrolysis
  • Track 4-3Pyrolysis
  • Track 4-4Advances in pyrolysis gasification

Biomass power is carbon neutral electricity generated from renewable organic waste that would otherwise be dumped in landfills, openly burned, or left as fodder for forest fires.When burned, the energy in biomass is released as heat. If you have a fireplace, you already are participating in the use of biomass as the wood you burn in it is a biomass fuel.

  • Track 5-1Case Studies for Biomass Thermal Deployments
  • Track 5-2Clean Power Plan: What it Could Mean for Biomass
  • Track 5-3District Biomass Heating
  • Track 5-4Gasification
  • Track 5-5Technical Considerations of Biomass Co-firing

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 6-1Bioenergy for Agricultural Production
  • Track 6-2Photo bioreactors
  • Track 6-3Energy in biomass
  • Track 6-4Microbial Electrochemical Cells
  • Track 6-5Trending Research from Biomass

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 7-1Thermal Conversion of Biomass
  • Track 7-2Biological Conversion
  • Track 7-3Combustion and Co-firing
  • Track 7-4Gasification and Pyrolysis
  • Track 7-5Chemical conversion from oil-bearing crops
  • Track 7-6Chemical Conversion of Biomass
  • Track 7-7Biochemical Conversion of Biomass
  • Track 7-8Electrochemical Conversion of Biomass
  • Track 7-9Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass
  • Track 7-10Biomass for Electricity Generation
  • Track 7-11Heat and Power Generation
  • Track 7-12Power Plants

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 8-1Production of Biofuels from Biomass
  • Track 8-2Production of Biodiesel from Biomass
  • Track 8-3Production of Biochemicals from Biomass
  • Track 8-4Production of Biogas from Biomass

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 9-1Engineering Workable Supply Chains
  • Track 9-2Agricultural Residue Collection, Aggregation and Storage
  • Track 9-3Storage Strategies: Preserving Feedstock Viability
  • Track 9-4Pretreatment Approaches and Strategies
  • Track 9-5Non-traditional feedstocks
  • Track 9-6Algal cultivation, harvest and conversion
  • Track 9-7Biological Conversion Strategies
  • Track 9-8Thermochemical Conversion Strategies

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 10-1Waste energy
  • Track 10-2Wood energy

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 11-1Biofuels production and utilisation
  • Track 11-2Algae Biofuels
  • Track 11-3Aviation Biofuels
  • Track 11-4Biofuels impact on food security
  • Track 11-5Nonfood crops for biofuels production
  • Track 11-6Advances in biofuel production
  • Track 11-7Cyanobacterial biofuels production
  • Track 11-8Commercialization of algae biofuels
  • Track 11-9Wastewater based algae biofuels production
  • Track 11-10Advanced Biofuels
  • Track 11-11Second generation biofuels
  • Track 11-12commercialization of next generation BIofuels
  • Track 11-13Next generation feed stock for biofuels

Bioeconomy is understanding mechanisms and methodologies at the genetic and molecular levels and applying this to creating or improving industrial processes. The Bioeconomy comprises those parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from land and sea – such as crops, forests, fish, animals and micro-organisms – to produce food, materials and energy. It is an essential alternative to the dangers and limitations of our current fossil-based economy and can be considered as the next wave in our economic development. Bioeconomy, bio-based economy, biotechnology refers to all economic activity derived from scientific and research activity focused on biotechnology.

  • Track 12-1Bioeconomy tools
  • Track 12-2Biofuel market
  • Track 12-3Blue economy business
  • Track 12-4Industrial bioeconomy
  • Track 12-5Advanced Bioeconomy

A biorefinery is a center that melds biomass conversion processes and equipment to manufacture fuels, power, heat, and chemicals from biomass. The biorefinery concept is parallel to today's petroleum refinery, which makes various fuels and products from petroleum. Biorefining is the sustainable conversion of biomass into a spectrum of bio-based products and bioenergy. By producing various products, a biorefinery takes advantage of the various parts in biomass and their intermediates therefore maximizing the value acquired from the biomass feedstock. A biorefinery could, for instance, manufacture one or several low-volume, but high-value, chemical or nutraceutical products and a low-value, but high-volume liquid transportation fuel such as biodiesel.  At the same time generating electricity and process heat, by combined heat and power (CHP) technology, for its own use and perhaps adequate for sale of electricity to the local utility. The high-value products boost profitability, the high-volume fuel helps meet energy needs, and the power production aids to lower energy costs and minimize greenhouse gas emissions from conventional power plant facilities. Although some facilities prevail that can be called bio-refineries, the bio-refinery has yet to be fully accomplished. Future biorefineries may play a vital role in yielding chemicals and materials that are traditionally extracted from petroleum.

  • Track 13-1Types of biorefineries
  • Track 13-2Biowaste biorefinery
  • Track 13-3Bio oil production
  • Track 13-4Chemical conversion in biorefinery
  • Track 13-5Risk management issues
  • Track 13-6Lignocellulosic material in biorefinery
  • Track 13-7Integrated biorefinery
  • Track 13-8Biorefining scheme from algal and bacterial protein sources
  • Track 13-9Biorefining systems
  • Track 13-10Valorization of Biorefinery

Biodiesel indicates an animal fat-based or vegetable oil diesel fuel comprising of long-chain alkyl (methyl, ethyl, or propyl) esters. Biodiesel is customarily made by chemically reacting lipids (e.g., soybean oil, vegetable oil, animal fat (tallow)) with an alcohol generating fatty acid esters. Biodiesel is suggested to be utilized in standard diesel engines and is thus well-defined from the vegetable and waste oils used to operate fuel converted diesel engines. Biodiesel can be used singly, or blended with petrodiesel in any proportions. Biodiesel blends can also be utilized as heating oil.

  • Track 14-1Biodiesel as automobile fuel
  • Track 14-2Cost effective techniques for biodiesel production
  • Track 14-3Impact of biodiesel on pollutant emissions and public
  • Track 14-4Efficiency and economic arguments
  • Track 14-5Crops for biodiesel production
  • Track 14-6Biodiesel feedstocks