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2nd World Congress of Bioenergy-2012 (WCBE-2012)

25 - 28 April 2012, Xi’an, China

Theme: Renewable Energy for Sustainability

With the impact of increased Bioenergy utilization factors, BIT Life Sciences and the organizing committee launched the 2nd Annual World Congress of Bioenergy-2012 (WCBE-2012), with a theme of Renewable Energy for Sustainability will be held during April 25-28, 2012, Xi’an, China.

BIT’s 1st World Congress of Bioenergy (WCBE-2011), successfully held in Dalian World Expo Center on April 25-30, 2011. Totally, there were nearly 400 participants from more than 36 countries and areas have attended the WCBE-2011.Depending on the warmly support and good suggestions from all of the participants, WCBE-2012 is expected to bring together scientists, industrial leaders and decision makers from all over the world again in a great range of fields to celebrate the recent breaking researches through cluster conferences, expositions, excellent lectures, tech tours and training programs. WCBE-2012 will feature 1 plenary forum, 16 parallel tracks, 80 parallel scientific sessions.

The program of WCBE-2012 will highlight some recent breakthrough stories and successes in this particular field. We are especially interested in presentations in the following major aspects or sections: Breaking Research and Enable Biofuel Technology, Feedstocks and Biomass, Bioalcohols, Biodiesel, Biogases, Algae Biofuel, Productive Energy Crops, Biofuel & Electricity Generation, Biofuel Based Automotives, Aviation Biofuels, Biorefinery/Bioprocess Tech, Biofuel Standards, IP, Regulations.

As one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, the conference place, Xi’an, with more than 3,100 years of history, the city was famous for Silk Road and Terracotta Army. In Xi’an, you will discover the unique and charming sightseeing during optional post-conference tour.

Organizing Committee of WCBE-2012
East Area, F11, Building 1, Dalian Ascendas IT Park,1 Hui Xian Yuan, Dalian Hi-tech Industrial Zone, LN 116025, China
Tel: 0086-411-84799609-820, Fax: 0086-411-84799629
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Scientific Program

Track 1: Global Bioenergy Economy and Policy

  • Session 100: Global Bioenergy Economy and Policy
  • Session 101: Bioenergy and Climate Changes
  • Session 102: Global Biofuel Programs and Biofuel Infrastructure
  • Session 103: Biofuels in Developing Countries
  • Session 104: Biofuels in Developed Countries

Track 2: Industrial Leadership Forums

  • Session 200: Global Bioenergy Executive Forum
  • Session 201: Industrial Leadership Forum on Lignocellulosic Ethanols
  • Session 202: Industrial Leadership Forum on Biodiesel
  • Session 203: Industrial Leadership Forum on Biogase
  • Session 204: Industrial Leadership Forum on Algae Biofuel
  • Session 205: Industrial Leadership Forum in Advanced Biofuels

Track 3: Breaking Research and Enable Biofuel Technology

  • Session 300: Synthetic Biology and Microbiology for Lignocellulosic Biomass
  • Session 301: Practical Microbial Strain and Metabolic Engineering for Biofuels
  • Session 302: Extremophilic Enzyme Development for Biofuel Production
  • Session 303: Biocrude as an Energy Solution
  • Session 304: Innovation of Bioreactors and Control Systems for Biofuel
  • Session 305: Biomass Conversion and Separation Technologies
  • Session 306: Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials for Biofuels
  • Session 307: Coal-to-Biomass-Liquid
  • Session 308: Biofuel Engineering/Production Facility and Development
  • Session 309: Environmental Technologies for Biofuels

Track 4: Biomass Feedstock I: Agricultural, Forestry Waste and Municipal Solid Waste

  • Session 400: Waste to Energy as Renewable Energy Source: An Integral Part of Sustainable Waste Management Worldwide
  • Session 401: Feedstock Genomics and Plant Biotechnology Development
  • Session 402: Feedstocks from Agriculture Residues/Wastes
  • Session 403: High Strength Industrial Wastes for Bioenergy
  • Session 404: Feedstock from Wood and Forestry and Conversion Technology
  • Session 405: Food Residues or Waste as Feedstocks
  • Session 406: Vegetable Oil and Animal Fat as Feedstocks
  • Session 407: Feedstocks from Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Wastes
  • Session 408: Tallow & Livestock to Biofuels
  • Session 409: Biofuel Resource Assessment - From Improved First Generation to New Feedstock Sources

Track 5: Biomass Feedstock II: Dedicated Energy Crops

  • Session 500: High Powered Genetic Improvement of Bioenergy Crops
  • Session 501: Focus on Improved Known Crops
  • Session 502: Jatropha Focus
  • Session 503: Camelina and Croton Trees Focus
  • Session 504: Miscanthus (Miscanthus giganteus) Focus
  • Session 905: Poplar trees Focus
  • Session 506: Focus on Salicornia (Salicornia Bigelovii, Dwarf saltwort, Dwarf glasswort)
  • Session 507: Perennial Energy Crops

Track 6: Bioalcohols

  • Session 600: Lignocellulosic Biomass Pretreatment Approaches
  • Session 601: Robust Chemical vs Ethanologenic Bacteria Approaches
  • Session 602: Highly Efficient Enzymatic Hydrolysis for Lignocellulosic Biomass
  • Session 603: Syngas Fermentation to Ethanol from Lignocellulosic Biomass
  • Session 604: Innovations beyond 2nd Generation of Bioalcohols
  • Session 605: Clean Technology for Bioalcohol Production

Track 7: Biodiesel

  • Session 700: High Yield Feedstock Supply from Nonedible to Edible Oils
  • Session 701: New Technologies for Biodisel Processing toward Final Products
  • Session 702: Large Scale Cost-effective Biodiesel Production, Refining & Quality Control
  • Session 703: Biodiesels from Animal Fat, Vegetable Oil
  • Session 704: Biodiesel from Jatropha
  • Session 705: Biodiesel Derived from Future Lines
  • Session 706: Evaluation of Diversified Biodisel Physical Properties
  • Session 707: Applications of Biodiesels-Case Studies

Track 8: Algae to Biofuel

  • Session 800: Algae Biology and Productive Algae and Seaweed Biomass
  • Session 801: Biotechnology in Improving the Algae Yield and GMO Risks
  • Session 802: Algaculture, Algae Cultivation System and Methods, Optimization
  • Session 803: Algae Fuel Bioprocessing and Biofuel Production
  • Session 804: Algae Harvesting and Algal Oil Extraction Systems
  • Session 805: Microalgal Bioalcohol Production
  • Session 806: Algal-Biodiesel and Biogase Production
  • Session 807: Algae Biofuels Production Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Session 808: Life Cycle Analysis of Different Algae-to-Energy Systems
  • Session 809: Technical & Economic Feasibility of Wastewater Based Algae Biofuel Production
  • Session 810: Power Plant Using Algae for Carbon Mitigation
  • Session 811: Enhancements to Photobioreactor & Open Raceway
  • Session 812: Genetic Engineering of Microalgae to Increase Yield and Productivity
  • Session 813: Algal Biofuels Cost, Finance, Regulatory and Algae Biofuels Promotion
  • Session 814: Algae for Environmental Mitigation, Government Regulatory Support and Incentive
  • Session 815: Algae Biofuels Supply, Facility Products Supply Chain and Commercialization

Track 9: Biogases

  • Session 900: Biogas from Renewable Resources
  • Session 901: Innovative and Productive Biogas Technology
  • Session 902: Biogas from Agriculture Residues and Wastes
  • Session 903: Biomethane
  • Session 904: Flammable Ice or Gas Hydrate
  • Session 905: Biogas Used as Vehicle Fuel
  • Session 906: Biohydrogen

Track 10: Biofuel & Electricity Generation

  • Session 1000: Biofuel Electricity Generation Technology and Power Plant
  • Session 1001: Biofuel Cell Development, Applications, And Evaluation
  • Session 1002: Industrial Heat & Power Using Biofuels

Track 11: Biofuel Based Automotives

  • Session 1100: Ethanol and Methanol as Fuels in Internal Combustion Engines
  • Session 1101: Biodiesel Based Automotives
  • Session 1102: Integration and Hybrid Methods for Vehicles Using Biofuels

Track 12: Aviation Biofuels

  • Session 1200: Aviation and the Environment Demand for Biofuels
  • Session 1201: Biofuel for Aircraft and Navy Fleets
  • Session 1202: Biofuel Conversion Technologies and Feedstock Processing for Aviation
  • Session 1203: Developing New Sources for Sustainable Aviation Fuels
  • Session 1204: Commercialization of Aviation Biofuels and Approval Policies

Track 13: Other Biofuels

  • Session 1300: Biobutanol from Engineered Microbes
  • Session 1301: Wood Diesel
  • Session 1302: Hydrogenation-Derived Renewable Diesel and Designer Hydrocarbons
  • Session 1303: Hydrothermalupgrading Diesel and Fischer-Tropsch Biofuels
  • Session 1304: Bioether as Biofuels

Track 14: Biorefinery/Bioprocess Tech

  • Session 1400: Cracking Approaches of Lipids for Fuels and Chemicals
  • Session 1401: Hemicelluloses-Based Biorefinery
  • Session 1402: Lignin-Based Biorefinery
  • Session 1403: Starch-Based Biorefinery
  • Session 1404: Proteins-Based Biorefinery
  • Session 1405: Animal and Plant Oils-Based Biorefinery
  • Session 1406: Microbial Fermentable Sugars-Based Biorefinery
  • Session 1407: Developing & Managing Biofuels Production Plants

Track 15: Biofuels Standards, IP and Regulations

  • Session 1500: Sustainability, Certification, And Biofuel Standards
  • Session 1501: Biofuel IP Protection, Outsourcing and Partnship
  • Session 1502: Corporation Tech Licensing, Acquisitions, IPO and Exit
  • Session 1503: Global Biofuel Regulations and Incentive Plans

Track 16: Biofuel Finance, Investment, Trade and Marketing

  • Session 1600: Bioenergy Investment Sectors and Finance Trend - From Governement Incentive Plan to NGO’s Promotion
  • Session 1601: VC and Private Equity in Renewable Bioenergy
  • Session 1602: Roles of Banks and Brokers in Bioenergy
  • Session 1603: Biofuels Shipping, Storage & Logistics and Quality Control
  • Session 1604: Biofuel Market, Trade and Distribution
  • Session 1605: Global Biodiesel Leaders Roundtable Discussion


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