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Short Course on Biodiesel: Market Trends, Chemistry, and Production
Saturday, April 29, 2006, 1:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 30, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Short Course Organizer: Sefa Koseoglu, Extraction and Refining Program, a Division of Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA.

Technical Program

Saturday, April 29, 2006

1:45 pm    Opening Remarks and Announcements. S. Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA.

2:00 pm    Biodiesel: It All Begins with Oilseed Crushing and Oil Separation-Some Considerations. H.C. Boeck, Harburg-Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH, Germany.

2:30 pm    Biodiesel: Market Trends and Regulations. S. Howell, MARC-IV and National Biodiesel Board, USA.

3:00 pm    Adsorbent Purification of Biodiesel: Case Studies with Adsorbent-Based Technology. B. Cooke, Dallas Group, USA.

3:30 pm    Break

4:00 pm    Liquid/Liquid Centrifugation for Biodiesel Applications. S. Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA.

4:30 pm    Optimizing Biodiesel Blends Based on Sound Biodiesel Standards. I. Debruyne, ID & A, Belgium.

5:00 pm    Biodiesel in Brazil. A.Z. Suarez, University of Brasilia, Brazil.

5:30 pm    Short course concludes for the day.

Sunday, April 30, 2006

8:30 am    Pre-Treatment Process for Fats and Oils Prior to Transesterification. B. Harten, Westfalia Separator, Food Tech GmbH, Germany.

9:00 am    Ester Synthesis: Chemistry and Processing. V. Wyatt, ERRC, USDA, USA.

9:30 am    Basics of Diesel Engines. J. Van Gerpen, University of Idaho, USA.

10:00 am    Break

10:30 am    Biodiesel Fuel Properties and Analysis. G. Knothe, USDA, ARS, NCAUR, USA.

11:00 am    Glycerin Production and Utilization. T. Maneely, Superior Process Technologies, USA.

11:30 am    Biodiesel - Production and Utilization. R. Verhe, University of Ghent, Belgium.

12:00 noon    Luncheon sponsored by Axens NA. Axens' Esterfip-H Biodiesel Technology. J. Ross, Axens NA, USA.

1:30 pm    Biodiesel Plant Design: Planning, Site Selection, and Important Critical Parameters. T. Kemper, DeSmet Ballestra North America, USA.

2:00 pm    Case Studies and Technology by Superior Process Technologies. T. Maneely, Superior Process Technologies, USA.

2:20 pm    Lurgi Biodiesel Production Technology. P. Tetarenko, Lurgi PSI Inc., USA.

2:40 pm    BDI-The Real Multi-Feedstock Technology. T. Hilber, BDI INternational, Austria.

3:00 pm    Break

3:30 pm    State of the Art Biodiesel Production. B. Harten, Westfalia Separator, Food Tech GmbH, Germany.

3:50 pm    Crown Iron Works Biodiesel Production Technology. G. Waranica, Crown Iron Works Inc., USA.

4:10 pm    DeSmet Ballestra Biodiesel Production Technology. T. Kemper, DeSmet Ballestra North America, USA.

4:30 pm    Edible Oils and Biodiesel.M. Janssen , IKA Works, USA; and W. Farr, Farr Research International, USA.

5:00 pm    Short course concludes.