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ALGAEUROPE 2018 conference program

4 December 2018

5 December 2018

6 December 2018

DAY 2 - 5 DECEMBER 2018

08.30 - 09.00 hrs.  Registration

09.00 – 09.30 hrs.

09.00 – 09.30 hrs. Key note speaker

Philippe Dewost, Chief Leonard Officer, VINCI Group, France

Algae are concrete

09.30 - 10.30 hrs. Session 6: Latest developments in regulations and marketing

Chairman: Carlos Unamunzaga

09.30 - 09.50 hrs.

Indra te Ronde, Standardization Consultant, Netherlands Standardization Institute (NEN), The Netherlands

Update on the development of 10 european algae standards

09.50 - 10.10 hrs.

María Huete-Ortega, Principal Investigator in Algal bioenergetics, Oroboros Instruments GmbH, Austria

Guidelines for importing algae from countries outside the european union

10.10 - 10.30 hrs.

Corina Moya-Falcón, Manager, Spanish Bank of Algae, Spain

Implementing the Nagoya protocol for the non-stop development of microalgae biotechnology

10.30 - 11.00 hrs. Coffee Break and poster session 

11.00 - 12.40 hrs. Session 7: Biorefineries

Chairman: Ulrike Schmid-Staiger

11.00 - 11.20 hrs.

Sofia Bonilla, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands

Enzyme-Based Cell Disruption for Multi-Product Microalgal Biorefineries

11.20 - 11.40 hrs.

Patricia Harvey, Professor, University of Greenwich, UK

Biorefinery opportunities using Dunaliella Salina

11.40 - 12.00 hrs.

Hannah Boysen, Research assistant, PhD candidate, Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Environmental technology and Energy Economics,


Implementation of a cost-efficient downstream processing of algal pigments on a pilot plant scale 

12.00 - 12.20 hrs.

F. Gabriel Acién Fernández, Professor Chemical Engineering, University of Almería, Spain

Last advances on the large scale production of bioactive compounds for agriculture and aquaculture from microalgae

12.20 - 12.40 hrs.

Hugo Pereira, PhD student, Centre of Marine Sciences, Portugal

Industrial production of Tetraselmis SP. CTP4 for different biorefinery-based biotechnological applications?

12.40 - 14.10 hrs. LUNCH - Poster session - Table tops

14.10 - 15.50 hrs. Session 8: LCA, TEA, Resources
 Chairman: Robert Reinhardt

14.10 - 14.30 hrs.

Reza Ranjbar, Team Leader-Functional Fats and Oils, FeyeCon D&I, The Netherlands

Echno-economic analysis of supercritical co2 extraction of lipophilic compounds as part of a mild biorefinery of microalgae

14.30 - 14.50 hrs.

Luis Costa, Chief Operations Officer, A4F – Algae for Future, Portugal

Business case and investment opportunity for dunaliella production plant

14.50 - 15.10 hrs.

Olivier Lepine, Managing Director, AlgoSource, France

Techno-economic analysis in solar microalgae production: review of the parameters affecting the economic outcome

15.10 - 15.30 hrs.

Jan Theulen, Director Alternative Resources, HeidelbergCement, Germany

from co2-owner to salmon producer, a commercial journey

15.30 - 15.50 hrs.

Dr. Jessica Varela Villarreal, Scientific staff, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) / Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Germany

Public acceptance of genetically modified microalgae for biofuel production

15.50 - 16.20 hrs. Coffee Break and poster session

16.20 - 18.00 hrs. Session 9: New developments in Macroalgae applications
Chairman:  Michelle Stanley

16.20 - 16.40 hrs.

Nyvall Collén Pi, Scientific Director, OLMIX, France

Opportunistic seaweed as a source of nutrition and health applications for plants, animals and humans

16.40 - 17.00 hrs.

Achille Monegato, Favini srl, Italy

Seaweed in the paper production: the favini experience

17.00 - 17.20 hrs.

Lauren Ford, Research Fellow, Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland

Seaweed as an alternative pig feed

17.20 - 17.40 hrs.

Michel Eppink, Special Professor, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Protein and carbohydrate isolation from macroalgae Ulva Lactuca

17.40 - 18.00 hrs.

Margarita Novoa-Garrido, Associate professor, Nord University Country, Norway

In vitro ruminal fermentation of multinutrient blocks containing seaweeds

18.00 hrs. Closure of the Conference day 

The conference recordings are available now