Technical Program

Tuesday, 24 January 2006

8:50 Opening Remarks and Announcements. S. Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA.

9:00 Oils and Fats Chemistry. A. Karaali, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.

9:30 Biodiesel: It All Begins with Oilseed Crushing and Oil Separation - Some Considerations. H.C. Boeck, Harburg- Freudenberger Maschinenbau GmbH, Germany.

10:00 Purification of Biodiesel: Case Studies with Adsorbent-Based Technology. B. Cook, Dallas Group, USA.

10:30 Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 Liquid/Liquid Centrifugation for Biodiesel Applications. M. St. George, CINC, USA.

11:30 European Biodiesel Standards. I. Debruyne, ID & A, Belgium.

12:00 Lunch

13:30 Pre-Treatment Process for Fats and Oils Prior to Transesterification. B. Harten, Westfalia Separator, Food Tec GmbH, Germany.

14:00 Esterification: Chemistry and Processing. S. Turkay, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.

14:30 Basics of Diesel Engines. M. Ergeneman, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.

15:00 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30 Fuel Properties and Analysis. R. Verhe, University of Ghent, Belgium.

16:00 Glycerol Production and Utilization. G. Waranica, Crown Iron Works Inc., USA.

16:30 End of Day One

Wednesday, 25 January 2006

9:00 New Trends in Biodiesel Production from Waste Lipids. R. Verhe, University of Ghent, Belgium.

9:30 Biodiesel Plant Design: Planning, Site Selection, and Important Critical Parameters. F. Soragna, De Smet Ballestra Oleo., Belgium.

10:00 Biodiesel in Turkey. H. Ogut, Selcuk University, Turkey.

10:30 Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 Raw Materials for Biodiesel: Growth Opportunities in Turkey. F. Akinerdem, Selcuk University, Turkey.

11:30 LURGI Biodiesel Technology and Case Studies. N. Palauschek, Lurgi Aktiengesellschaft, Germany.

11:50 Lunch

13:30 BDI - the Real Multi Feedstock Technology. E. Ahn, BDI Anlagenbau GmbH, Austria.

13:50 Westfalia Biodiesel Production Technology. B. Harten, Westfalia Separator, Food Tec GmbH, Germany.

14:10 Crown Iron Works Inc. Biodiesel Technology. G. Waranica, Crown Iron Works Inc., USA.

14:30 Coffee/Tea Break

15:00 De Smet Biodiesel Production Technology. F. Soragna from De Smet Ballestra Oleo., Belgium.

15:20 ENERGEA Biodiesel Production Technology. Thea Weilhartner, ENERGEA Umwelttechnologie GmbH, Austria.

15:40 Biodiesel Production: Case Studies and Technology - Esterification Plant Design. E. Roquette, HydRoq, Germany.

16:00 Program Ends