Program


The official start of the workshop is the welcome reception 19.00 September 9th. The dinner is served from 20.00.  The reception is optional (300 SEK extra cost), and includes two free drinks, beer or wine. Other beverages are available for purchase.

The hotel/conference center is fully booked by our event, so it is of course possible to explore the venue and mingle before 19.00 as well! 


Program for the workshop September 10th:
Sep 10 Ängavallen
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome to the Inter Baltic Biogas Arena
Dr. Mattias Svensson, Energiforsk
Prof. Frank Scholwin, Institute for Biogas
Presentation
09:30 - 10:15 Keynote: Pretreatment of feedstock for enhanced biogas production
Dr. Günther Bochmann, BOKU University and IEA Bioenergy Task 37, Austria
Presentation / Abstract
10:15 - 10:45 Disintegration technologies – Impacts on biogas process and profitability
Dr. Britt Schumacher and Dr. Jan Liebetrau, DBFZ, Germany
Presentation / Abstract
10:45 - 11:45 Company presentations from sponsors and exhibitors
Smart Instruments for Biogas Experts, Alberto Benavides Cantú, Bioprocess Control, Sweden
 
Tekniska verken R&D Biogas, Sören Nilsson-Påledal, Tekniska Verken i Linköping, Sweden
 
Günter Doppelbauer, Yara, Germany
11:45 - 12:45 LUNCH BREAK
12:45 - 13:45 Speed Dating
13:45 - 14:00 BREAK
14:00 - 14:30 Co-digestion of sewage sludge and municipal biowaste with thermal hydrolysis pre-treatment
Mats Edström, JTI - Swedish Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Sweden
Presentation / Abstract
14:30 - 15:00 Sense and no-sense of pretreatment for increasing biogas yields
Prof. Hinrich Uellendahl, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
Presentation / Abstract
15:00 - 15:30 Conclusions from 10 years research of pretreatment of lignocellulosic substrates for biogas production
Dr. Ilona Sárvári Horváth, Borås University, Sweden 
Presentation / Abstract
15:30 - 16:00 The technology platform for agricultural based lignocellulosic substrates. - Case examples from R&D and full-scale implementation
Prof. Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen, Aaalborg University, Denmark 
Presentation / Abstract
16:00 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
16:30 - 17:00 Experiences with mechanical pre-treatment of horse dung on a biogas plant (190 KW)
Dr. Hans Oechsner, Hohenheim University, Germany
Presentation / Abstract
17:00 - 17:30 Microbiological options to enhance the anaerobic digestion of lignocellulosic biomass
Dr. Marcell Nikolausz, UFZ, Germany 
Presentation / Abstract
17:30 - 18:00 The efficiency of conversion of cattle manure into biogas by the use of chosen physical pretreatment methods at the pilot scale
Mariusz Dubicki, University of Warmia and Mazury, Centre for Renewable Energy Research, Poland
Presentation / Abstract
18:00 - 18:10 Concluding remarks
18:30 - 19:15 Guided tour on the farm
All cultivation at Ängavallen is 100 percent organic. This means that we do not use artificial fertilizers, pesticides or other chemical additives. Everything is permitted to grow as nature intended. The crops consist of old, native varieties that have adapted to our climate and type of soil over the decades. Resistant varieties that grow healthily. These varieties grow more slowly than modern varieties, but in return they provide more taste. 

All pork, lamb and beef as well as all cured meats come from the farm’s own HälsoDjur® and are sold under the registered trademarks. Original, native breeds (Swedish Red Poll cattle, Swedish Forest Sheep, Linderöd pigs) that have roamed freely under the open sky and that have lived a good life and have been reared on the farm’s vegetable fodder, which is organically grown and naturally fertilized. The animals have not been given any medicines and they are slaughtered on the farm, in a dignified manner and entirely stress-free. 
19:30 - 22:00 Conference dinner


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