International Power-to-Liquid Workshop

February 17th and 18th 2016

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) in Freiburg organises a workshop on "Perspectives on Power-to-Liquids & Power-to-Chemicals".

Experts from academia, industrx and politics are invited to refer about technical advances, economic opportunities and the furture of energy policy.

The following speakers are expected

February 17

Role of Hydrogen and CO2 in a Sustainable Energy, Fuels & Chemicals System
Christopher Hebling, Director, Hydrogen Technologies Division,Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany

From Waste to Raw Material - Can CO2 Replace Petroleum in the Future?
Lothar Mennicken, Assistant Head, Resources and Sustainability Division, Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

CO2 Capture and Utilisation in the 2016 Work Programme
Wolfgang Schneider, DG Research and Innovation, G2 – Advanced Energy Production, European Commission, Belgium

Energy Challenges in the Synthetic Fuels Industry
Thulani Dlamini, Vice President for Strategic R&T, Sasol Ltd., South Africa

Carbon Capture and Conversion activities in British Columbia, Canada
Naoko Ellis, University of British Columbia & Director of the Carbon Capture & Conversion Institute, Canada

February 18

Robert Schlögl, Director, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Germany

Power-to-Chemistry®: Generation of Low-Carbon Impact Hydrogen using Industrial Electrochemical Processes
Georg Markowz, Senior Scientist, Process Technology & Engineering Innovation, Evonik Industries AG, Germany

Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol & Derivatives - Performance of the Cu/ZnO/ZrO2 Benchmark System & its Modification
Jun Watanabe, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

Ingo Krossing, Chair of Molecular and Coordination Chemistry, University of Freiburg, Germany

Benedikt Stefansson, Director of Business Development, Carbon Recycling International, Iceland

Power-to-X using Reversible Solid Oxide Cell Technology
Christian von Olshausen, Chief Technology Officer, Sunfire GmbH, Germany

Hydrogen to Chemicals
Steffen Schirrmeister, Chief Engineer Product Development, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany

Evolution or Revolution: The Role of Synthetic Fuels for Internal Combustion Engines
Werner Willems, Technical Expert, Powertrain Combustion Systems, Ford Werke GmbH, Germany


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