We are calling for Speakers! Join us at 12th Congress & Expo "Biomass: Fuel & Power" on April 19-20, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. Submit your topic now, and prepare to engage Russian business which plans to develop first and second-generation biorefineries at the longest-running biofuel conference in Russia and neighboring countries.

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Day 1, Wednesday April 19, 2017

8:30 Start of registration and welcome coffee

9:30 - 11:00 SESSION: Legislation, Public Policy and Market Infrastructure of Transportation & Solid Biofuels
Biofuel as a tool for regional development. Government initiatives on biofuels market development. The possibility of ethanol production without the excise tax.

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 SESSION: Projects and Case-study: news, startup problems, feasibility studies

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 SESSION: Monetization of lignin, sugars and fibers - how to do it?
In order to promote biomass-based product manufacturers need to understand the needs and requirements of its customers

16: 00-16: 30 Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00 SESSION: Manufacture of potable, technical and fuel ethanol.
Ethanol production technology. Differences in the production of potable and fuel ethanol. Denaturation. Construction and modernization of distilleries.

18:00 Cocktail Reception

Day 2, Thursday, April 20, 2017

8:30 Welcome coffee

9:30 - 11:00 SESSION: Conversion of biomass: thermochemical, biochemical, hybrid. Bio-oil and bio-jet. Biodiesel.
Refining process technology: the technical and economic issues, process's integration.

11: 00-11: 30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00 9:30 - 11:00 SESSION: Biomass for electricity generation and production of heat. Pellets, briquettes and wood chips. Use of existing coal-fired boilers for biomass combustion.

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 17:00 SESSION: Use solid waste and other organic waste to generate electricity, heat and chemical products. Production of biogas from solid and agricultural waste.
MSW as fuel. Pyrolysis, combustion and gasification of solid waste. Production of biogas from solid waste and agricultural waste.

17:00 End of the Congress


April 21, 2017, Friday

9:00 - 18:00 Technical workshop "SpirtExpert" on ethanol production technology and plant operation

Venue: GosNIIgenetika", 1st Dorozhny proezd, 1, metro "Yuzhhnaya". Participation is required separate registration.

Technical workshop "SpirtExpert" is held for ethanol plant personnel who are responsible for the production process and quality of the products. Participation is recommended for:
• Technical Director
• Chief Engineer
• Chief Technologist
• Technologist alcohol production
• Head of the laboratory
• QA staff