Breaking the Chemical
and Engineering Barriers to
Lignocellulosic Biofuels

A Workshop to Develop the Roadmap for Making Lignocellulosic Biofuels a Practical Reality

 

   
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Conference Schedule

Monday, June 25, 2007

  General Session
7:30-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-8:20 AM Opening Remarks –
George Huber, John Regalbuto, Paul Grabowski
GH-OpeningPres.pdf
JR-OpeningPres.pdf
8:20-8:50 AM Thrust 1:  Selective Thermal Processing of Cellulosic Biomass and Lignin – Brent Shanks & David Dayton
Thrust1-Overview.pdf
Thrust1-Wrapup.pdf
8:50–9:20 AM Thrust 2:  Utilization of Petroleum Refinery Technology for Biofuel Production – Chunshan Song &  Douglas Elliot
Thrust2-Overview.pdf
9:20–9:50 AM Thrust 3:  Aqueous-phase catalytic processing of sugars and
Bio-oils – James A. Dumesic & James White
Thrust3-Overview.pdf
9:50-10:10 AM Break
10:10-10:40 AM Thrust 4:  Catalytic conversion of syn-gas from gasification streams – James Goodwin & Calvin Feik
Thrust4-Overview.pdf
Thrust4-Wrapup.pdf
10:40-11:10 AM Thrust 5:  Process Engineering and Design – Mike Malone & Richard Bain
Thrust5-Overview.pdf
Thrust5-Wrapup.pdf
11:10-11:40 AM Thrust 6:  Cross Cutting 21st Century Science, Technology, and Infrastructure for a New Generation of Biofuel Research – John Regalbuto, Raul Miranada & Don Stevens
Thrust6-Overview.pdf
Thrust6-Wrapup.pdf
11:40-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00–6:00 PM Breakout Session 1: 
• Selective Thermal Processing
• Syn-gas conversion
• Cross-cutting Technologies

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

7:30-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00–12:30 PM Breakout Session 2:
• Utilization of Petroleum Refinery Technology
• Aqueous-phase Processing
• Process Engineering
12:30–1:30 PM Lunch
1:30–4:00 PM General Session:  Wrap up Session, Thrust Long and Short Term Goals & Comments (25 minutes per thrust)
(Wrapup Presentations above under Monday Thrust Sessions)