Programme

Day 1-Monday 26 June
9.00 – 9.10 Openining and Welcome Prof. Giovanni Esposito
Session 1. Waste Treatment (chairman Dr. Stefano Papirio)
9.10 – 9.35 A study of organic matter and trace elements bio-accessibility in substrate and digestate from an anaerobic digestion plant A. Laera
9.35 – 10.00 Bioelectricity production and role of the active microbial community in mesophilic and thermophilic microbial fuel cells P. Dessì
10.00 – 10.25 Chemical treatments prior to the anaerobic digestion for the organic solid waste biorefinery A. Conte
10.25 – 10.50 Process optimization of Thermotoga neapolitana Hydrogen production G. Dreschke
10.50 – 11.20 Coffee Break
11.20 – 11.45 Different approaches to enhance biogas production from anaerobic digestion of lignocellulosic materials G. Mancini
11.45 – 12.10 Hydrogen production by synthetic co-culture and pure cultures of Thermotoga neapolitana and Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus O. Okonkwo
12.10 – 12.35 High-solids Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste in Batch and Semi-Continuous Mode V. Pastor-Poquet
12.35 – 13.00 Methane production from LCFA-containing dairy wastewater at low temperature with granular sludge S. Singh
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 – 14.55 ADM1 based mathematical model of trace element precipitation/redissolution in anaerobic digestion processes. B.C. Maharaj
14.55 – 15.20 High biomass yield of Scenedesmus acuminatus cultivated in liquid digestates from pulp and paper industry biosludge R. Tao
15.20 – 15.45 Parametric Effects on Fermentative H2 Production of Agroindustrial Residues M. Akhlaghi
Session 2. Biogas Treatment (chairman Dr. Eldon Ray)
15.45 – 16.10 Biosequestration of CO2 in algal photo-bioreactors N. R. Badgujar
16.10 – 16.35 Simultaneous biodegradation of gas phase methanol and volatile fatty acid production using thiosulphate as the electron acceptor in a biotrickling filter T. Eregowda
16.35 – 16.50 Coffee Break
16.50 – 18.00 Management assembly ETECOS3
Day 2- Tuesday 27 June
Session 3. Wastewater Treatment (chairlady Dr. Marika Kokko)
9.00 – 9.25 Performance evaluation of sulfide-oxidizing bioreactors under autotrophic denitrification conditions R. Khanongnuch
9.25 – 9.50 Ferrous iron mediated autotrophic denitrification: A new bioprocess for bioprecipitation/biorecovery of iron and treatment of nitrate-containing wastewaters K. Kiskira
9.50 – 10.15 Denitrification coupled to sulfur solubilization: kinetics and mathematical modeling A. Kostrytsia
10.15 – 10.40 Study of algal biofilm structure by using advanced microscopy techniques J. H. Moreno
10.40 – 11.10 Coffee break
11.10 – 11.35 Comparison of UASB and BTF bioreactor for the removal of selenate with sulfate and heavy metals (Ni and Cd) L. C. Tan
11.35 – 12.00 Selenite reduction using fungal-bacterial co-culture of Phanerochaetae chrysosporium and Delftia lacustris in the presence of phenol S. Chakraborty
Session 4. Soil Bioremediation (chairman Dr. Antonio Panico)
12.00 – 12.25 Chromium mobility in ultramafic areas: A isotopic study V. Bolaños
12.25 – 12.50 Mass transfer mechanisms in a soil slurry bioreactor D.O. Pino-Herrera
12.50 – 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 – 14.55 Toxicity assessment of a TPH Contaminated Weathered Clay Soil and a Sandy Soil after Bioremediation by Adding Solid Digestate Amendment A. Gielnik
14.55 – 15.20 Biochar production from two different digestates as sorbing material for lead removal from aqueous solutions S. Wongrod
15.20 – 15.45 Optimisation of soil washing for seleniferous soil from North-west India and biological treatment of soil leachate S. L. Wadgaonkar
15.45 – 16.30 Coffee break
16.30 – 18.00 Management assembly ABWET
Day 3-Wednesday 28 June
9.00 – 13.00 Technical Visit of a Solid Waste Treatment Plant
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 – 16.00 PhD Defense of Ms. Chiara Cassarini
16.00 – 16.15 Coffee break
16.15 – 18.15 PhD Defense of Ms. Feishu Cao
Day 4-Thursday 29 June
General Introduction (chairman Prof. Giovanni Esposito)
8.30 – 9.00 Registration
9.00 – 9.20 Opening session and welcome
9.20 – 10.00 Biogas and biomethane in Italy and Europe Dr. Lorenzo Maggioni
Anaerobic Digestion (chairman Prof. Jukka Rintala) Anaerobic Digestion (chairman Prof. Jukka Rintala)
10.00 – 10.40 Physiological and metabolic aspects of biofilms in engineered systems Dr. Federica Villa
10.40 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 11.40 Mathematical modelling of anaerobic digestion Dr. Luigi Frunzo
11.40 – 12.20 ADM1 as a tool to study system dynamics, parameter sensitivity and identification of anaerobic digestion processes Dr. Artin Hatzikioseyian
12.20 – 13.00 Anaerobic digestion pre-treatments Prof. Vincenzo Belgiorno/Dr. Alessandra Cesaro
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break
Anaerobic Digestion (chairman Prof. Jukka Rintala) Anaerobic Digestion (chairman Prof. Jukka Rintala)
14.00 – 14.40 High-solids anaerobic digestion Dr. Renaud Escudie
14.40 – 15.20 Biogas production from chicken manure: lab and full-scale experiences Prof. Erkan Sahinkaya
Biohydrogen/Bioenergy/Biorefinery (chairman Prof. Eric van Hullebusch) Biohydrogen/Bioenergy/Biorefinery (chairman Prof. Eric van Hullebusch)
15.20 – 16.00 Biorefinery: Concepts, Current Status, and Development Trends Prof. Jukka Rintala
16.00 – 16.15 Coffee Break
16.15 – 18.15 PhD Defense of Mr. Silvio Riggio
19.00 – 23.00 Tour of Sperlonga and Social Dinner
Day 5-Friday 30 June
Biohydrogen/Bioenergy/Biorefinery (chairman Prof. Eric van Hullebusch)
9.00 – 9.40 BioHydrogen production in anaerobic digestion processes : innovations and challenges Dr. Eric Trably
9.40 – 10.20 Photobioreactor design and illumination systems for H2 production with anoxygenic photosynthetic bacteria Prof. Roberto De Philippis
10.20 – 11.00 Hydrogen synthesis by Thermatoga Neapolitana: an unexpected deviation from the Dark Fermantation Model Dr. Angelo Fontana
11.00 – 11.40 Coffee Break
11.40 – 12.20 Fuel cells in the waste-to-energy chain Dr. Viviana Cigolotti
12.20 – 13.00 Metabolic aspects of microalgae in biorefinery applications: the case of Cyanidiophyceae, polyextremophilic red algae Dr. Claudia Ciniglia
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break
Digestate and Gas Treatment and Valorization (chairman Prof. Piet Lens)
14.00 – 14.40 Biogas desulfurization Prof. Piet Lens
14.40 – 15.20 Novel bioreactor configurations for waste gas treatment and resource recovery Dr. Eldon Ray
15.20 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 16.40 Fate of trace metals in digestate and environment Prof. Eric van Hullebusch
16.40 – 17.20 Using microalgae to remove nutrients from digestates while producing valuable products Prof. Elena Ficara
17.20 – 17.40 Closing Session

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