The conference will address the state-of-the-art challenges of biorefineries with conversion processes into fuel products and chemicals and their technical, scientific, social and economical barriers. It will evaluate the current progress that has been made in establishing biorefinery concepts, research and development, life cycle analysis and identifying industrial successes and best practices, and discuss the most promising future directions. In addition, it will assess the current situation and strategies to reach commercial production. Environmentally sound biobased fuels (ethanol, butanol, methane, biodiesel, biohydrogen, biopower, etc.) and products (biochar, biooils, chemicals, fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals) can make important contributions to the world socio-economic sustainability and its energy security, rural economic development, and environmental quality. The incorporation of additional renewable resources from agriculture and agroforestry wastes into biorefineries will all contribute greatly to the faster implementation.
The conference will focus on a comprehensive view of the impact of the recent progress and development on the production of bioenergy and chemicals from biomass via biological, thermal and chemical conversions. The topics of interest will consist of the following: bioethanol production and technological development, anaerobic and aerobic processes for biogas generation, biohydrogen, biobutanol, microbial fuel cells, thermal conversion (gasification, pyrolysis), biochar, syngas conversion, biodiesel and biorefinery integration. Related environmental, political, social, or economical issues will also be included.
In addition to the exciting scientific and technological themes, the conference offers a platform to promote and encourage interaction among researchers for cross-fertilization of ideas and collaboration. The program will consist of a combination of invited, contributed oral, and poster presentation
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Engineering Conferences International