Poznań, Poland from August 23rd - 24th, 2017

5th IBBA Workshop on the topic high-value products from biogas systems – nutrient extraction and biorefinery approaches

SPONSOR

Organizers

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

9:00

Welcome to the Inter Baltic Biogas Arena Workshop

Prof. Piotr Oleskowicz-Popiel, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland

Keynote: Biogas perspective in Poland

Prof. Jacek Dach, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland

Resource recovery at the municipal waste water treatment plants

Magdalena Budych-Gorzna, Poznan University of Technology, Poland

10:20

Break
Innovative circular approaches on the recycling of phosphor
 

Dr. Carsten Gellermann, Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC, Germany

11:10

Sponsor presentation
 

Aquateam COWI

High-value products from anaerobic digestion – Norwegian experiences

Dr. Renata Tomczak-Wandzel, Aquateam COWI, Norway

12:00

Lunch Break

13:00

Speed Dating – Networking

14:00

Break
Treatment of digestates and recovery of nutrients

Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Simbach, POLL, Germany

Nitrogen extraction in biogas plants

Dr. Sci. Ilkka Virkajärvi, Ductor, Finland

Integrated biogas production for nutrients recirculation: a large-scale demonstration project

Francesco Ometto, Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International AB, Sweden

15:40

Break
Digeponics – Use of digestate as growing medium and as fertilizer in greenhouses

Ketil Stoknes, Lindum, Norway

 

Overview of catalytic purification and conversion of biogas

Dr. Sebastian Wohlrab, Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Germany

 17:00

Recovery of medium-chain fatty acids as platform chemicals from biomass

Dr. Heike Sträuber, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany

17:30

Concluding Remarks

Prof. Frank Scholwin, Institute for Biogas, Waste Management and Energy, Germany and Prof. Piotr Oleskowicz-Popiel, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland

18:30

Dinner and Discussion

At „Common table“ – Restaurant with inclusive concept and food that is a fusion between traditional Polish cuisine and modern-healthy trends

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

8:00

Excursion – Meet and departure time

8:30

Tour of waste water treatment plant in Poznan with co-digestion of sludge with food-industry waste

10:30

Tour of the Food2Waste2Food pilot plant at Poznan University of Life Sciences

The project aims to demonstrate a closed cycle organic waste treatment system using municipal organic waste to provide energy, water, fertilizer and carbon dioxide for greenhouse agriculture. The innovative greenhouse was visited.