Friday, 1 June

09.00 - 10.30 Parallel Sessions
7A - Biorefineries - II
Investigation of sugar-platform biorefinery processes of agro-industrial residues 

Csaba Fehér, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, HU

Novel assays for the measurement of glucuronyl esterase and α-glucuronidase, two enzymes involved in lignin and hemicellulose hydrolysis
Artur Rogowski, Megazyme, IE
Phenolic compounds production from heavy fractions of bio-oil through catalytic depolymerisation  

Xinghua Zhang, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academic Sciences, CN

Insects as alternative source of chitin  

Lise Soetemans, VITO NV, BE

7B - Downstream processing

Intensified downstream processing in biofuels production

Costin Sorin Bildea, University Politehnica of Bucharest, RO

Intensified downstream processing of biobutanol by integrated distillation
Iulian Patrascu, University "Politechnica" of Bucharest, RO
Towards selective valorisation of volatile fatty acids to improve product specificity in the carboxylate platform
Pieter Naert, Ghent University, BE
Performance of seashell powder as phosphate adsorbent in fermentation broth

Jan Christoph Peinemann, Leuphana University Lüneburg, DE

7C - Valorization of biomass waste streams - I
New Zealand’s Bioresource Processing Alliance (BPA) 

Paul Rose, Callaghan Innovation, NZ

Green and sustainable succinic acid production from crude glycerol by engineered Yarrowia lipolytica via agricultural residue based in-situ fibrous bed bioreactor 

Carol Sze Ki Lin, City University of Hong Kong, HK

A biomimetic adhesive from lignin
Charlotte C. Capitain, University of Kaiserslautern, DE
11.30 - 13.00 Parallel Sessions
8A - Metabolic engineering of cell factories

Title to be announced
Anton Glieder, TU Graz, AT
SrpABC efflux pump encoded on pTTS12 determines transferable solvent tolerance in Pseudomonas putida 
Rohola Hosseini, Leiden University, NL
Synthetic and diverse - Microbiology on duty in industry
Michael Sauer, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, AT
Simultaneously mutating the lignin genes CSE1 and CSE2 in poplar to improve saccharification efficiency
Lisanne de Vries, Ghent University/VIB Center for Plant Systems Biology, BE
8B - Micro & macro algal technology - II
Algae Foundation, Algae Technology Educational Consortium (ATEC) and the Algae Academy: Algal-based STEM education initiatives for a sustainable future and the development of the bioeconomy workforce
Ira Levine, Algae Foundation and University of Southern Maine, USA
Control of contamination in large-scale microalgal cultures 

Koenraad Muylaert, KU Leuven University, BE

Heterotrophic production of Chlorella protothecoides microalgae using expired juices as alternative carbon source
Marta Cebrián, AZTI-Tecnalia, ES
Pseudomonas aeruginosa and escherichia coli removal during secondary domestic wastewater treatment by a microalgae-bacteria consortium 

Graziele Ruas, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, BR

8C - Valorization of biomass waste streams - II
Synthesis and applications of 6-deoxy-6-amino-chitosan
Anwar Jardine, University of Cape Town, ZA
Use of biomass alternative fuels in the cement industry
Viktorija Bezhovska, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, MK
Algae versus insects: What is the most efficient way of utilizing organic residues? 

Daniel Pleissner, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, DE

Sophorolipid production from food waste hydrolysate using a native Starmerella bombicola
Huaimin Wang, City University of Hong Kong, HK