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Summary and Policty Recommendations on Symposium from Biofuels & Bioenergy and Roundtable Meeting on How to enhance Biofuels Availability
 

Timings

Topic

Speaker

0830-0900

Registration & Tea

0900-0945

Inaugural Session

Welcome Dr. R. K. Malhotra, Director General, Petroleum Federation of India 
Theme Address on ‘Innovating for a Carbon Smart World’ Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, CEO, LanzaTech, US [Presentation]
Special Address by Guest of Honour Dr. V. K. Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog
Vote of thanks

0945-1115

Session-I: Advanced Biofuels & Technologies
Session Chair: Dr. Renu Swarup, Sr. Adviser, Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

Renewable Fuels Technology Dr. Anjan Ray, UOP [Presentation]
Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production Mr. Bas Melssen, Novozyme [Presentation]
Innovative Technology Solution for Biofuels Production Dr. C. S. Laxmi Narasimhan, Shell Technology Centre [Presentation]
Innovative Technology Solutions for Bioethanol Products Mr. Mahesh Kulkarni, Manager, Praj Industries Limited [Presentation]
Q&A

1115-1130

Tea

1130-1200

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India

1200-1315

Session-II: Biofuels Experience, Challenges & Learnings
Session Chair: Ms. Varsha Joshi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India

Oil Industry Experience & Perspective Mr. Subodh Kumar, Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. [Presentation]
Automotive Industry View Point Mr. Prashant K. Banerjee, SIAM [Presentation]
Biofuels Use in Railways Mr. R. K. Misra, Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuels [Presentation]
Q&A

1315-1400

Lunch

1400-1530

Session-III: Bioenergy and Sustainability
Session Chair: Dr. Y. B. Ramakrishna, Chairman, Working Group on Bio Fuels, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India

Financing of Biofuels projects Mr. Chris de Lavigne, KPMG Services Pte Limited [Presentation]
Biofuels and Sustainability Dr. Vibha Dhawan, TERI [Presentation]
Biofuels Feedstock Supply Chain Challenges Lt. Col. Monish Ahuja (Retd.), Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. [Presentation]
Capturing the Urban Waste Bioenergy Potential in a Sustainable Way Mr. Mainak Chakraborty, GPS Renewables [Presentation]

1530-1545

Tea/Coffee

1545-1630

Session-IV: How do we Maximize Ethanol Availability?
Session Chair: Dr. D. K. Tuli, DBT-IOC Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy Research

2nd Generation ‘Smart Bio Refinery’ Mr. Vasudeo Joshi, Praj Industries Limited [Presentation]
2G Ethanol Demonstration Plant: A case In Innovation Engineering Mr. S.R. Soni, India Glycols Limited [Presentation]
Life Cycle Analysis of Biofuels from Various Sources Dr. D. K. Tuli, DBT-IOC Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy Research [Presentation]
Q&A

1630-1715

Valedictory Session

 

Conference Key Take Aways

 

Valedictory Address by Guest of Honour, Mr. K. D. Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

 

Vote of Thanks