Summer School entitled

“Lignocellulosic Crops as Feedstock for Future Biorefineries”

Lisbon, 26-31 July 2014

 

Saturday , July 26th 


Sunday, July 27th 


Monday, July 28th

11:00 to 14:00

Visit to FCT UNL laboratory and the experimental fields of fibre crops and perennial grasses

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & L. Cosentino

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & A. L. Fernando

8:30

Opening Session

Director FCT/UNL, Prof. F.Santana

President DCTB, Prof. B. Mendes

E. Alexopoulou,  L. Cosentino &A.L. Fernando

8:30

Management and yields of giant reed

Prof. S. L. Cosentino, University of Catania

9:15

Flax for human wellbeing,  Dr. S. Jankauskiene, LRCAF

9:15

Management and yields of  miscanthus

Dr. Andrea Monti, UNIBO

10:00

Ramie  (Boehmeria nivea) Production and Its Diverse Uses in China Dr. Zhu Aiguo IBFC, China

10:00

Management and yields of  switchgrass

Dr. Efthymia Alexopoulou, CRES

10:45

Coffee break 

10:45

Coffee break

19:00

Welcome and get together

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & A. Monti

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & M. Berti

11:15

Key cultivation techniques for hemp                     Dr. Stefano Amaducci, UNICATT

11:15

Key cultivation techniques for cardoon Prof. Maria Dolores Curt, UPM

12:00

The diseases of bast fiber crops and its control,

Dr. ZHANG Deyong, Hunan Institute of Plant Protection

12:00

Agronomy and applications of flax in Europe,    

Dr. Przemo Baraniecki, INF&MP

12:45

Quality parameters and sustainability of biomass pellets, Dr. Margarida Gonçalves, FCT/UNL

12:45

Cropping systems and fiber sorghum production management, Prof. Marisol Berti, NDSU

13.30

Lunch

13.30

Lunch

14:30

Students presentations  (20 min each)

Sara Boleo,

Ruoyao Ding,

Jorge Costa,

Sofia Papadaki

14:30

Students presentations  (20 min each)

Myrto Kiprioti, 

Ana Belén Guerrero,

Christos Nitsos,

Bruno Barbosa,

Zoe Terzopoulou, 

Chunsheng Gao

21:00

End of day

16:30

End of day

16:30

End of day


Thuesday, July 29th


Wednesday July 30th 


Thursday, July 31st

8.00

Visit to VALBOPAN company

Visit to Obidos

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & S. Kyritsis

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & S. Jankauskiene

8:30

Harvesting of lignocellulosic crops,

Dr. Antonio Scarfone, CRA-ING

8:30

Comparative advantages for biomass feedstock production and in-field processes for bioenergy generation, Prof. Spyros Kyritsis, Agricultural University of Athens

9:15

Phytoremediation potentials of lignocellulosic crops, Dr. Eleni Papazoglou, AUA

9:15

 Pre-treatments of lignocellulosic compounds,

Dr. Florbela Carvalheiro, LNEG

10:00

Recovery and recycle of protein and fiber by-products, Prof. Annalisa Tassoni, University of Bologna

9:45

Green chemistry and biorefineries – common future?, Dr. Rafal Lukasik, LNEG

10:15

Biorefinery concept for lignocellulosic crops,

Dr. Luis Duarte, LNEG

10:45

Coffee break

10:45

Coffee break

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & E. Kipriotis

Chaired by E. Alexopoulou & E. Papazoglou

11:15

New Lightweight and Nanotechnology Enhanced Bio-composites from Lignocellulosic Materials   Mr. Manolis Karagiannidis, CHIMAR

11:15

 Lignocellulosic Products  for packaging & bioplastics                              

Dr. Ana Luisa Fernando, FCT/UNL

12:00

Market niches for bast fibre crops in the biobased economy, Dr. Jan van Dam, DLO

12:00

Friendly to the environment cropping practices for lignocellulosic crops, Prof. Th. Gemtos, UTH

12:45

Ramie and Kenaf as feed crops

Dr. E. Kipriotis, NAGREF

12:45

Gasification & Pyrolysis of lignocellulosic materials, Dr. José Carlos Teixeira, Universidade do Minho

13.30

Lunch

13.30

Lunch

14:30

 Review of products derived from fibre crops

Dr. Vidar Grogberg, VTT

14.30

Socio-economic and environmental implications of lignocellulosic crops, Dr. Stephan Piotrowski, NOVA

15:15

Students presentations  (20 min each)

Elena Koukouna,

Andreia Pascoal,

Zheng Xia,

João Lino,

Touming Liu,

Giuseppe Di Girolamo


Students presentations  (20 min each)

Danilo Scordia,

Catarina Nobre,

Sarah Sidella,

Giorgio Testa

20:00

End of the day

16:30

End of day

17:00

Certificates delivery



19.30

Dinner at Borda d´Agua, Beach Morena, Caparica