Energy from Bio Sources

Symposium Co-Chairs

Srinivas IyerSrinivas Iyer
Bioscience Division
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Ronald R. ChanceAnthropogenic CO2 as a Feedstock for Cyanobacteria-Based Biofuels: Integration of Biofuel Production with Power Generation Facilities
Ronald R. Chance
Senior Scientific Advisor, Physical Sciences, , Algenol Biofuels
Erik VenterisThe impact of strain, process, and site selection on the present and future success of the algae biofuel industry
Erik Venteris
Hydrology, Environmental Sustainability Division,, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Tim  ZenkAlgae Biomass Technologies & Applications: Commercial Demonstration and Environmental Benefits
Tim Zenk
Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Sapphire Energy

Biofuels provide energy from geologically recent carbon fixation in plants and microalgae - they promise a sustainable and ecologically sound alternative to fossil-oil and gas. This symposium focuses on technical challenges and success stories in biofuel development and commercialization.

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 17

3:00Bio Sources for Materials

Wednesday June 18

2:00Biofuels
Energy from Bio Sources - Posters 4:00

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 17

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3:00Bio Sources for MaterialsChesapeake 10-12
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US (bio)
3:00Creating New International Markets for Renewable Materials: Why BioPreferred®? (invited presentation)
R. Buckhalt, U.S. Department of Agriculture, US (bio)
3:25AirCarbon: From Concept to Commercialization (invited presentation)
M. Herrema, Newlight Technologies, LLC, US (bio)
3:50Biobased Synthetic Motor Oils – Merging Performance with Sustainability (invited presentation)
J. Bredsguard, Biosynthetic Technologies, US (bio)
4:15Applications of Enzymatic Saccharification Residues as a Fully Biobased Adhesive
I.H. Hafez, H. Yang, W.T.Y. Tze, University of Minnesota, US
4:35Lignin to Fuels and Chemicals -- Converting the waste material to the valuable
J.S. Yuan, Texas A&M University, US
4:55Production of Bioethanol from Macroalgae Cellulosic Residue Using Solid Acid Catalyst Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis
I.S. Tan, K.T. Lee, Universiti Sains Malaysia, MY

Wednesday June 18

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2:00BiofuelsNational Harbor 14
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US
2:00Anthropogenic CO2 as a Feedstock for Cyanobacteria-Based Biofuels: Integration of Biofuel Production with Power Generation Facilities (invited presentation)
J. Beaudry-Losique, R.R. Chance, R.P. Lively, B.A. McCool, P. Sharma, Algenol Biofuels, Inc., US (bio)
2:25Impact of strain, process, and site selection on the present and future success of the algae biofuel industry in the coterminous United States (invited presentation)
E.R. Venteris, R. Skaggs, M.S. Wigmosta, A.M. Coleman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US (bio)
2:50Commercial pilot for closed-loop wastewater treatment and biofuel production using microalgae
M. Atwood, L. Novoveska, E. Sundstrom, P. Valdez, Algae Systems LLC, US
3:10Efficient co-pelletization of microalgae with filamentous fungi to produce biofuel and high value products
J.S. Yuan, Texas A&M University, US
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Energy from Bio Sources - Posters 4:00Potomac Registration Hall
-Voltage controlled and enhanced ethanol production
S.-T. Yau, Cleveland State University, US
-Development of the Novel Functionality of Probiotics Fermented Noni Hydrolysates
L.J. Yin, H.H. Lee, J.J. Wu, S.T. Jiang, National Kaohsiung Marine University, TW

Topics & Application Areas

  • Algae Technologies & Applications
  • Electrofuel Technologies
  • Nanoparticles for bioenergy
  • Biomass Technologies & Applications
  • Biodiesel, Bioalcohols & Biogas
  • Novel Materials for Bio Energy Generation
  • Novel Processes for Bio Energy Generation
  • Case Studies & Success Stories
  • Other

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